Brașov - vedere de pe Tâmpa
Bran Castle, commonly referred to as “Dracula’s Castle”
Cetatea bisericească din Prejmer
casă din Prejmer
Cetatea bisericească din Prejmer
Septembrie în Măgura/Brașov
Ciucas, Brașov, România
Țara Branului - Harta Turistică
Zidurile Brașovului și Biserica Neagră, Brașov, Romania
Brașov county is full of tourist objectives and unique places. It is located in the south-east area of Transylvania, on the middle course of Olt, inside the Carpathian arch, occupying, from a geographical point of view, the majority of the depression of Brașov and Făgăraș. The capital city of this County is Brașov wich is a must see destination in the county.
Brașov county is overwhelming. There are beautiful landscapes, rich history and a bit of mistery combined with legeds and nice people wich are always open and welcoming.
Attractions in Brașov
The geographical location of Brașov county, in the center of the country, favors the development of tourism in various forms. The mountain resorts Predeal and Poiana Brașov in this county are both known in the country and abroad. Brașov is a favorite destination for tourists from all over the world, as it still retains an exceptional cultural heritage such as the Black Church, renowned throughout Europe as the largest Gothic-style construction in Southeast Europe, the Bartolomeu Church or the first Romanian School in Șchei. Other tourist areas are found in the Bucegi mountain range and on Mount Piatra Craiului.
Having a rich history and a medieval air, Brașov county is abound with interesting objectives. Here you will find fortresses with their hidden mysteries, fortifications such as the Râșnov Fortress, museums and places ful of mystery such as the well-known Bran Castle and the legend of Dracula.
The county's climate is temperate-continental, more precisely characterized by the transition note between temperate oceanic and temperate continental climate; weter and cool in mountain areas, with relatively low precipitation and slightly low temperatures in lower areas.
Brașov county is surprising you with the wonderful places given by nature and with it's medieval air that it's given because of the rich history that still persists today making you curious about all the destinations.
As an important railway junction, Brașov is well connected with other important cities in Romania and abroad. There are frequent trains from other Romanian cities and daily connections to other European capitals such as Budapest, Vienna and Prague. Between Brașov and Bucharest there are frequent trains during the day - almost every hour.
Another way, which is even cheaper and sometimes faster than the train, is to travel by bus, which is offered by several private transport companies.
The car is one of the best ways to get to Brașov There are many very good road connections with Brașov from all over the country. You can reach Brașov on several routes, depending on where you are coming from.
The E60 is the main road to and from Brașov. The major cities connected to Brașov: in the south - Bucharest, Ploiești; in the west - Sighișoara, Târgu Mureș, Cluj-Napoca, Oradea in the west. This road is particularly congested at weekends and traffic jams are frequent, especially towards Bucharest.
The road E68 leads you to Făgăraș, Sibiu and then to Timișoara and Arad as well as to Hungary.
The E574 road will take you north to Sf. Gheorghe, Târgu Secuiesc and then to Moldova.
The nearest airports to Brașov are Otopeni (Bucharest), Sibiu and Târgu Mureș.
From Sibiu the journey takes 2 hours, from Bucharest or Târgu Mureș it takes a little longer 2 hours and 30 minutes.