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The longest bike ride in Romania set in June-end

The longest bike tour in Romania, 325km-long Transylvania Epic Bike Ride, will run in Brașov, Mureș, Sibiu and Alba during June 23-26 and will include 15 touristic sights. “Transylvania Epic Bike Ride is not a competition event, so the participants ...

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Lonely Planet: Transylvania tops ranking of regions worth visiting in 2016

Transylvania ranks first in Lonely Planet’s Top 10 Regions worth visiting next year. Mountain thrills and edgy art in Vlad’s former home, this is how Lonely Planet travel guide invites tourists to come to Transylvania. “Put the crucifix away and ...

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Icon Arts 2015 opens with performance at Biertan Church Fortress

Icon Arts Contemporary Music Festival is kicking off on Friday, July 24 with two events dedicated to the American voices. The debut performance taking place at Biertan Fortress is performed by young artists graduating prestigious US universities. The second event ...

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Richis, Romania’s multinational village

Richis village in Sibiu holds an unusual record, the one of being a multinational village after ‘adopting’ the highest number of foreign families from all over the world. So, almost 20 families from the Netherlands, US, Austria, Germany, Lithuania, UK ...

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Monuments and unique places in Romania included in UNESCO World Heritage

Medieval towns, fortified churches, painted monasteries, wooden masterpieces and ancient Dacian ruins are just some of the attractions that confirm Romania’s exceptional cultural heritage. UNESCO World Heritage Sites currently includes seven locations in Romania: Danube Delta Biosphere Reserve, mural Churches ...

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Biertan – the Transylvanian village with only one divorce in the past 300 years

The village of Biertan, one of the most important Saxon villages with fortified churches in Transylvania, first mentioned in an official document in 1283, is located 80 km away from Sibiu. Throughout the years, Biertan was an important winegrowing and handiwork ...

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