Brasov Days 10-12 August 15th 2011 Brasov is located in virtually the centre of Romania, 176km north of Bucharest. The city is in Transylvania and surrounded by the Carpathian mountains and as a result it provides a mix of amazing mountain scenery and German Medieval history in the old town.
Brasov is the most visited town in Transylvania and it was packed when I was there in August, as a result it is a little more expensive th ... read more
Europe » Romania » Transilvania » Brasov » Brasov The principalities of Wallachia and Moldavia - for centuries under the suzerainty of the Turkish Ottoman Empire - secured their autonomy in 1856; they united in 1859 and a few years later adopted the new name of Romania. The country gained recognitio... ... read more