Countryside Life In Sibiu Surroundings Marginimea Sibiului Lower Side

Countryside Life In Sibiu Surroundings Marginimea Sibiului Lower Side


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Strada Paltinului, Sibiu, Romania


Countryside Life In Sibiu Surroundings
Marginimea Sibiului Lower Side
Immerse yourself deep into Romanian culture and traditions in the heart of the shepherds’ villages! Discover the best tourism village in the world, that recently won this prize from the World Tourism Organization in 2023 and taste the most authentic experience in Transylvania in the households of the locals!  Visit a famous worldwide painted glass icon museum with picturesque landscapes and then admire some of the prettiest Saxon fortresses that surrounds the area.

Route: Sibiu - Rasinari - Poplaca - Orlat - Gura Raului - Sibiel - Cristian – Sibiu   70 km+
Optional: Cisnadioara Citadel   85 km+
Time : 6- 8 hours

We will visit the oldest town in Sibiu Surroundings, which houses the memorial places of remarkable personalities in Romania. Located in the middle of the mountain village, The Old Church with its impressive paintings will be the central objective that you will leave hardly forgotten. A nice walk through the most beautiful Romanian village!

Orlat or Cibiniensis (1319)
One of the oldest cities in Sibiu Surroundings, called “the village under the citadel”, Orlat was the former regimental frontier that guarded the border between Transylvania and the Country of Romania in the XVIII – century. There we will pass by Orlat Monastery, a mystical and blessed realm of the region.

Gura Raului
One of the most beautiful Romanian pastoral villages, a unique experience of the popular Romanian traditions where we can learn various crafts from our ancestors in the households.

Tourist village with a special charm. Here we will admire the world's largest collection of icons painted on glass, contributed by all villagers. We will also visit one of the authentic households where you will discover why their orchards have never been chemically sprayed and fertilized.

A short visit to the evangelical fortified church that was built on the site of an ancient Roman basilica in the XIII century near Cibin river surrounded by hundreds of storks that have returned from their long journey.

Back To Sibiu

The most preserved citadel built in a romanic style in the XII century, this fortified church it is impressive in its grandeur. You could easily see how it risis on a hill amidst the apple orchards. Here we will have the tasty dishes of the area while we admire this wealthy Saxon village with its picturesque mountain landscape.

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