„A lot of Romania’s most renowned sightseeing is medieval, including some of the best bits of Bucharest, the capital”


But Romania has some other great places to visit, and in four days, tour operator Untravelled Paths can put together a gorgeous little itinerary encompassing some of that aforementioned snowy experience – more of which later – medieval city sightseeing, a bit of wildlife and even some vampire tracking. Castle Bran, near the picturesque, medieval city of Brasov, is on every tourist itinerary. Why? Perhaps because it is also known as Castle Dracula.

Sadly, it has nothing to do with either the vampire created by Bram Stoker, or the real Vlad Dracula, actually a Transylvanian nobleman who was a national hero and very good at fighting invading Turks. There is a spooky staircase and a few stalls outside flogging Dracula tee-shirts, but that’s it.

The handsome castle was the favourite residence of Queen Marie of Romania, who was a Brit, and her life story, which is explained in Bran alongside artefacts, is jolly interesting.

A lot of Romania’s most renowned sightseeing is medieval, including some of the best bits of Bucharest, the capital. In fact, the city is a mix of architectural styles, despite deposed Communist leader Nicolae Ceausescu’s efforts – historical and residential areas were bulldozed to make room for his massive Casa Poporului, or Palace of the Parliament.

Source: scotsman.com

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