‘Tour’ Archive

Scarisoara village – the most picturesque place in Romania

More than half of Romanians live in urban areas where they enjoy 21st century facilities. The same is valid for some of those living in rural areas, but some villages are really trapped in the past. I will write about one of them, called Scarisoara village. Some 40 people live in a hamlet at 1000m […]

Top things to do in Romania, by region

We’ve created a list of the most interesting and authentic things to do in Romania based on our previous experience with foreign travelers. Here are our top things to do in Romania – Special interest activities available in many regions of the country: Hike in the mountains up to 2500 meters (Bucegi, Piatra Craiului, Făgăraș, […]

Family holidays in Romania, tailor-made

Example of a family trip to Maramures, Bucovina and Transylvania. This is the brief version of a tailor-made holiday plan we have recently crafted for a family of 6 (grandparents, parents and children) coming to Romania in August for 17 days. Days 1 to 7, discovering Maramures: collecting hay and piling a haystack, milking sheep at […]

Photography workshop impressions

Chris from Belgium and Enis from Turkey share with us their Transylvanian experience during a photography workshop organized on July 20-24. “I had a wonderful time in Romania and enjoyed the beauty of the country but especially the people with whom I had amazing meetings, which I won’t forget. The services of Authentic Transylvanian Tours […]

A testimonial

“Discovering Transylvania with Via Transylvania was and will remain a memorable experience. Not only I had the opportunity to discover the wonderful scenery and the beautiful mountains of the region but I have also been able to get in touch with local people, proud and happy to show us the wonders of their land. Tasting […]

A testimonial from our first tour in 2011

One of our guests was kind enough to write a nice testimonial about her experience in Transylvania. You can also check pictures from this trip here. “I spent wonderful five days on a tour of Transylvania. Everything was great but there were some things that were even better! Firstly a visit to a real traditional […]