This castle was first built in 1492 as a fortress by the Karolyi family. In 1794 it got its actual llok as a baroque styles castle.The castle situated in the towns biggest park in its center, the lovely park is a great place to spend a hot afternoon, there are many walkways, benches, fountains and also a terrace-bar called "Karam". . .This castle...more
1727-The Piarist Gymnasium starting its activities in town.1754-The first printing house in the county is founded in Carei.1760-Carei is named as the county town of Satu Mare county (until 1926).1765-The first drugstore of Carei opens its door.1834-An earthquake hitts the region.1836-A fire hitts the town.1848-The town recieves a status of a...more
Today, Carei is a small sized city at the north-west of Romania, in the county of Satu Mare. Considering its size, the town has a rich history and many occasions remarkable from its past:1320-The name of the town. "Villa Karul". first appers in a document, but foundations of the town can be tracked back to earlier times.1346-The Karolyi family...more
Our next destination was Sapanta. Leaving Satu Mare behind, we passed through pretty undulating farm land that had been worked by either Horse and plough or with a Tractor. Hills were behind the cultivated land making this quite a scenic drive. Around here, we saw many farms, Horse & carts, small Villages and quite a few Churches.The distance is...more
The Dacia hotel that was built in 1902 is not only a hotel, its considered as the cities most famous...more
As we were travelling around by car, we had no need to use the Train. I did notice one of the Trains servicing this area, looked to be rather old. It may have been a "Personal (P)," slow local train, that stops in the smallest villages, even in the middle of no-where, they are said to be dirty. Trains called "Accelerat" (marked "Ac", or "A") are...more
There is a small new restaurant in the way to Oradea from Petresti, this smsall restaurants sell many kinds o food, especialy fast-food, this places is nice, free parking, air condition, Terrace... So if you are hungary its a very good place o stop by!!