Viscri – The Transylvanian village that charmed Prince Charles

Deep in the heart of Transylvania lies a village, a village lost in time where life is lived like in the old days. The name of this village is Viscri and it went directly to the heard of Price Charles of Wales. This summer we decided to stay in Viscri for one weekend. One weekend in a medieval village that lays in the middle of Romania, in Transylvania, rounded by green hills, meadows, beech and oak forests just like in a fairy-tale. The history of this village goes back in time to 1231 when Germanic refugees settled here and formed a small village, around a fortified church. The main activity of the peasants was agriculture. The beauty of this place, untouched nature, traditions and people that still live here like in the old days, make anyone fall in love with this place How to reach Viscri Being a small village in…

Corund | The village of old crafts

The third day of our Romanian Road Trip came up and found us in western Harghita County, in the city of Praid, famous for its salt mine. After a morning visit in the salt mine, we went 11 km away, to Corund village. It is a national treasure and we were so impressed with the place and with the old crafts that we saw here. I discovered this place by coincidence when I was looking for interesting places to see close to Praid city.Anyway, once I found out about the village I called Zoltan Pal, which is the representative of Corund-Praid Protected Areas Custody, to help us visit the village and discover everything that it has to offer. And it offers a lot. You can find more things and tours in Corund here: https://www.korpa.ro/ro/ecoturism/promenada-la-corund/ and here: www.slowtours.travel.com There are many ways to discover the treasures of this amazing village but the…

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