Places in Northern Transylvania
Since its main square was semi-pedestrianised back in 2010, Turda is more inviting. With its lustrously coloured Hapsburg facades and two ace cards – the epic Turda Gorge and eerily awesome Salt Mine – you may find yourself happily staying overnight here. Alternatively, visit from Cluj, a mere 27km away.
Tours and activities
Tips and articles
Cluj-Napoca: Romania’s burgeoning art capital
Cluj-Napoca, Transylvania’s biggest city, often gets short shrift from travellers dashing around to better-known regional sights...
Ten things you need to know before visiting Transylvania
Transylvania is best known as the mysterious land of bloodthirsty vampires and howling wolves. Some may think it’s fictional, but this central Romanian region is a real place. And it’s pretty special, too...
Wildlife-watching in the Danube Delta
Romania, land of eerie mountains and Vlad the Impaler – or so the stereotypes say. But the southeast of the country cradles a pristine wilderness of wetlands, forests and rocky steppe...
Following in royal footsteps: Romania’s ‘Prince Charles Walk’
Over a decade ago, Prince Charles developed a particular interest in Romania’s countryside...