4 Epic Towns You Have to Visit in Transylvania

Welcome to the land brimming with mystery, guarded by mountains and veiled with eternal legends:

Transylvania

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Come on in and have a sip of medieval charm in the place that once served as Dracula’s shelter.

In the very heart of Romania, Transylvania lies beyond the Carpathian forests. It has a lot of stories to tell and beauties to reveal!

We’ve all dreamed of seeing it with our own eyes one day. Book passages, movie captions and tourist guides have given us a sneak peak of its majesty. With well preserved historical buildings and plenty of natural sceneries, who would want to go back home?

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Transylvania is a bit too complex to be covered in one sitting, but here’s what we’ll do: how about I walk you through its main cities right now? If you didn’t pack yet, you better hurry up, ‘cause you have a plane to catch!

Chances are you’ll either land on Bucharest or Cluj-Napoca airport. Both are great starting points – follow the towns’ order as listed in this article if you land in Bucharest; reverse the order if you land in Cluj-Napoca. Easy peasy!

Now fasten your seatbelt, we’ll be there in no time!