Harghita

Bistrita-Nasaud

Eastern Transylvania


Western Transylvania

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Ethnographic area around Sibiu

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Marginimea Sibiului While visiting these lands, one has the opportunity to find old churches, museums (the museum in Sibiel, where the largest collection of glass stained icons in Europe is displayed; also the vestiges of the Dacic fortress of Tilisca are worth a walk in the nature.

The Village Museum in Răşinari, displaying usual ceramic items, painted furniture, household and craftsmanship objects;, memorial houses and traditional peasant constructions. The typically peasant atmosphere, the intact preservation of traditions and customs, the hospitality of the locals make these lands even more appealing.

Touristic resort situated at 32 km North - West from Sibiu, Paltinis is the highest (1440 m altitude), and the oldest resort in Romania.. It was founded by the Transylvanian Carpathian Society (S.K.V.) in 1894. From the initial nucleus of villas, the resort still preservs Casa turistilor (The House of the Tourists, 1894), Casa medicilor (The House of the Doctors, 1895), Sala Monaco (Monaco Hall, 1898) and another villa, historic monuments. At Schit (Hermitage), near the wooden church, was buried Constantin Noica, the philosopher (1907 - 1987). The house where he spent his last years, Noica House ravels more of his life and work. The layer of snow resists about six months a year, being Paltinis visiting card for winter sports

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