While in Brasov or in Peles, why not include Cantacuzino Castele in your places-to-visit list?The Cantacuzino Castle was built in 1911 at the request of the former Romanian minister, Prince Gheorghe Grigore Cantacuzino. The entrance to the castle is uphill so your guess is right - you'll see a nice view when you reach the gate. You'd like to lie...more
We were caught in a snow storm without snow tyres and that made the trip a bit stressfull for us. However the sight of the forests and in the mountain passes were absolutely breathtaking and for someone like me who is not used to it , it was absolutely fab.
Along the road, you will find these stalls where they sell many many things.
What to buy: Warm knitted hat to keep your head and ears warm?
Now this one might not be for you Europeans, but it is for us people who never ever get to drive in snow. You need to ensure that the car you are driving has to correct snow tyres. Driving with snow tyres just make it so much more easy. When you get to spots where there are no snow on the road do not exceed 50km per hour!more
Be careful, no matter what time of the year you chose to make this short hike, the path is always muddy and slippery. Take care what you wear cause you'll get a lot of mud on your shoes :O) It's worth it, don't worry! It's even funny to see all your friends hopping like rabbits to find dry spots on the path :O):O):O)more
This one is a must-see.It used to be the residence of King Carol I and when it was built was one of the most modern and comfy castles of Europe. The interiors are nice but nothing you have not seen in other castles across Europe. Besides the guided tour is not what I would call knowledgeable. Quite short and not very interesting. I heard over the...more