Discover Romania in a wonderful tour travel to the top mountain resorts of the country, renowned for winter sports, ski slopes, incredible natural scenery but also cultural activities. The county of Brasov is the most popular choice when it comes to spending holidays or enjoying winter days in Romania.
Located in the heart of Transylvania, the spectacular region of Brasov welcomes every year thousands of tourists. Thanks to its mountainous surroundings that concentrate numerous natural reserves and the resorts which provide opportunities for recreation all year round, Brasov represents a much appreciated national asset.
Two of the most visited destinations in the county are Poiana Brasov and Predeal. Whether you are a winter sport lover, you enjoy skiing and having fun in the snow or just want to relax and take advantage of the tranquility and fresh air, you must definitely come here.

Poiana Brasov
One of the favorite resorts of Romanians and foreign tourists is Poiana Brasov. It offers many ski slopes that please everyone from beginners to advanced, also great accommodation, sports fields, bars and restaurants. The resort is in constant transformation, with new locations being constructed that satisfy the needs and desires of every tourist that chooses to spend the holidays here.
Poiana Brasov is also recommended for health purposes thanks to the clean, ozone-rich air and atmosphere pressure that can help in the respiratory diseases, asthenic neurosis or anemia. Besides the great slopes of varying degrees of difficulty, the mountain resort provides sport fields, a lake, two gyms and two cable cars that make the connection with two important peaks: Postavaru and Cristianu Mare.
But that’s not all. If you don’t enjoy winter that much and prefer a warmer season, Poiana Brasov is the ideal place to spend the months of summer. The mountain climate, the artificial lake and the marked trails offer enthusiasts great possibilities for hiking, stunning landscapes and welcoming cabins.

Predeal
The second most loved mountain resort in Romania is Predeal. One of the most beautiful in the country is situated at the highest altitude between Bucegi Mountains, Piatra Mare, Postavaru and Clabucet. Holiday resort of national importance, accessible in all seasons, Predeal is a known center of winter sports.
Also, it is much recommended in treating asthenic neurosis, reviving weakened bodies or for the intellectual and physical stress. The resort disposes of a significant number of accommodations, like hotels, villas, cabins and camping. There are 8 available ski slopes of varying degrees of difficulty for the need of every tourist and also cable cars. So, winter lovers will definitely enjoy spending their holidays in this gorgeous region.
Besides the numerous options Predeal offers, the resort is an ideal starting point for excursions in the surrounding mountains and numerous lodges, in the summer time.
Discover the beauties of Romania with a trip in the heart of Transylvania, where you will find the perfect mountain resorts to escape the bustle of cities, to relax and enjoy the scenery.

Discover Romania in the beautiful Prahova Valley, a famous mountain region located in the Carpathian Mountains, on the Prahova River trail. The valley is situated in the south-east part of Romania, in the heart of Muntenia, and is about 100 km north of the capital city of Bucharest.

The region has its point of origin in Piatra Mare, forming between Predeal and Campina one of the biggest and spectacular narrow passes in Romania. This tour travel will take you in the most visited areas in the Carpathians, where plenty of tourist resorts are being found.

The climatic conditions associated with the particular natural landscape make the valley an important region, very frequented by tourists, where the mountain resorts found here are the favorite destinations for winter sports lovers, but of those who love the mountain as well.

With the varieties of accommodation possibilities, endowments, services and facilities offered, it represents one of the most visited areas showing a big concentration of resorts. Like Sinaia, the former residence of the royal family, Busteni, Azuga and Predeal, in Brasov County.

Another great part of Prahova County is the Bucegi Massif, the most grandiose mountain of this part of the country because of its height and massiveness. It was declared a National Park, preserving spectacular natural forms of relief like the famous ones: The Sphinx, The Old Women or the Lonely Stones.

Every year, lots of tourists admire the natural background, the rich alpine vegetation and fauna found in the Bucegi Mountains. Moreover, the massif has marked paths, cabins and chalets and also ski slopes.

In this tour travel, you will find the ideal holiday place in every season, whether you like skiing or hiking. Prahova Valley houses major sights like Peles Castle, Caraiman Cross, The Old Women and The Sphinx, Cantacuzino Castle and many more.

Also, the city of Busteni is located in the foothills of Bucegi Mountains and is one of the most visited in Romania. It provides opportunities for winter sports and picturesque panoramas.

Other important tourist resorts and towns are Sinaia, known as the Pearl of Carpathians. It is famous for its modern ski slopes, treatments available here, and the royal tourist attractions: Peles and Pelisor Castle, built by King Carol I, Sinaia Casino,  and Sinaia Monastery. Beyond the beauty of the landscape that delights the eyes of viewers at every step of the way, the valley is rich in cultural buildings, religious and architectural edifices.

Nonetheless, Prahova Valley is one of the most beautiful regions in Romania, situated in the most picturesque area of the Carpathians, with fabulous views, welcoming people, historical towns and dreamy mountain resorts.

As that, tourism is an important activity in these parts of Prahova county. This tour travel will provide you luxury hotels, welcoming guest houses, castles, museums, slopes, restaurants or bars, and many other things that your soul will enjoy.

Discover Romania in the valley where Prahova River makes its way, a destination in the mountains where you can’t get bored.

 

Brasov is one of the most cherished and visited places in Romania. Capital of Brasov County, is located about 166 km of Bucharest and 380 km from the Black Sea. Situated in the heart of Transylvania, it benefits of an important cultural and ancient history. Virgin Mary is considered to be the Patron of the city.

A town of large dimensions, it was the perfect place for a medieval settlement. With the Southern Carpathians surrounding the area, it makes the exploring of the countryside an unforgettable experience.

In 1211, the Teutonic Knights founded the old city, but there are numerous evidence of people living in the area way back in the Bronze Age. German colonists also played a role in the development of this important center.

For centuries, Brasov represented one of the most powerful and flourishing cities in Transylvania. With its privileged geographic position and infrastructure, today the cultural, sports and economic activities are bigger than ever.

The beautiful story behind its name comes from many sources, as in Latin it was called Corona, city of the Crown, and in German Kronstadt. The legend of King Solomon states that during his times thieves were chasing him and he found refuge in the forests of Brasov.

He took his crown off his head and left it by a tree. The invaders thought he fell in a hollow so he managed to hide in a cave that now wears his name. Solomon’s Rocks are today a splendid view for tourists and a popular picnic area for locals.

The name of the local river Barsa it is thought to have an influence on the city’s name. Nonetheless, its origins are lost in the dark times of the medieval age, making Brasov one of the best preserved cities in all of Europe.

Coming back in the present, tourists need to check this spot on their visiting wishlist. The place to begin is the historical center, the Council Square, famous for hosting the “Golden Stag International Music Festival”. Important names got on the stage such as Toto Cutugno, Thomas Anders, Ray Charles, Christina Aguilera and Kylie Minogue.

Follow the beautifully ornamented and painted baroque structures to get a look inside of the Black Church, the largest gothic church in Romania. The name was given by the fact that flame and smoke blackened the walls in a great fire.

In the nearby, the Council House, St. Nicholas Church, the First Romanian School museum represent significant monuments in the city’s religious and cultural history. Also, another interesting thing for tourists to mark on their agenda is the Rope Street, the narrowest street in Romania.

Get to see Catherine’s Gate and Schei Gate, surviving from medieval times. The Black Tower offers great opportunities to take photos of city. There is The White Tower, Weaver’s Bastion and Brasov’s Fortress, a part of the outer fortification system.

Because the town is situated at the foot of the mount Tampa, there are several hiking trails starting near the old center. The mountain top gives a perfect sightseeing spot of Brasov.

Just 12 km away, Romania’s most famous skiing resort, Poiana Brasov, gives winter sports fans unforgettable moments with great accommodation, restaurants, clubs and bars. Predeal, other important mountain resort is located at 25 km away.

The city of Brasov provides a mix of medieval history, wonderful scenery and dynamic modern life, therefore is one thing not to miss in the heart of Transylvania.