Posts Tagged ‘transylvania’

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 […]

Authentic Romanian villages

I aim to contribute to keeping rural Romanian heritage alive as villages are going through a fast process of modernization. Tourism can play a catalytic role in preserving the authentic Romanian villages.  I’ve found role-model villages having done this successfully and these are 3 of them. Viscri – is a village built by German Saxons and […]

Romanian Christmas Meal

For Christmas there are a lot of traditional dishes specific to our country. We are going to tell you how a Romanian Christmas meal looks like. In rural Romania as in other Eastern European countries it is common that families sacrifice a pig a few weeks before Christmas. It is an old tradition with its […]

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 […]

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