The Maramureș region is literally a world apart. And full of unexpected encounters! Read about our first day that set out the tone for the following 2 days.
Visiting a castle made for the movies in Carei, Satu Mare was just an excuse to go all the way north of Alba Iulia.
Alba Iulia is known to be the city where one of the most important event in the history of Romanians happened: The Great Union of Transylvania with Romania. Its citadel the " Alba Carolina Fortress" has been beautifully restored and is a great way to spend an afternoon walking on its perimeter.
Cluj-Napoca est la capitale non-officielle de la Transylvanie. Our visit to this city left us a desire to come back as there was so much to do around the city as well as experience its vibrant energy.
There are a considerable number of caverns in Romania, in all different ways of access, some public, some only reachable with a trained guide... this one is our first one. Public but with a guided tour.
Oradea, aux confits nord-ouest de la Roumanie. Son passé austro-hongrois y est encore très présent. This city was in full swing of a restauration project when we came in June 2020.
Timișoara is a vibrant city and known to have triggered the spark of the Romanian Revolution in 1989.
On the way from town to town, one has to do some digging to not miss anything.. so on our road trip to Timișoara from Drobeta-Turnu Severin, here's our own pit stops.
The Danube is probably the European river who is crossing the most countries but it is in Romania that it ends it's journey. Here's where it lingers between Serbia and Romania.
The most famous road in Romania. It was not constructed to be famous for tourism just one of the many obsessions of the dictator of the time, Nicolae Ceaușescu.