Many visitors troop into Romania to have scenic views of its posterchild city, Bucharest. Unbeknownst to these tourists, the best things come in the smallest of packages. The real wonders of Romania lie in the sleepy and quaint little towns with so much history to their names. Visit these ten small towns in Romania, and you will be carried away! Located in the ancient city of Arges is Campulung. Campulung is the oldest city in the area, and it is home to about 31,000 inhabitants. Campulung is translated to ‘long field,’ and is a thriving summer resort that bubbles with a rainbow of color every year. The streets run in stretches and lie opposite each other. Beautiful places to visit in the town include some churches, a monastery and an ancient cathedral. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!
The pastoral city of Silvanei Simleu is located in Salaj County, and it was once a prosperous Jewish community. Famous rabbis from times of old who were famous all over Europe were tutored here. There is a 19th-century synagogue in Silvaniei Simleu which still stands to date. To get the best views of the city, make it to the summit of the Magura hill. Other sites to visit in this town include the Dacian fortress Dacidaca and the Cehei Pond Nature Reserve. One of the best towns you could visit in Romania. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!
Nestled in the Marmosim County is the small, dreamy town of Sapanta. It is where visitors can find the most intriguing places in Romania. It is the home of the Cimitirul Vesel popularly called the ‘Happy Cemetery.’ This cemetery known as one of the most beautiful cemeteries in the world is one of the hottest tourist hotspots in Romania. This small town is a scenic place that has a lot of history and many sites that a visitor can go. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!
Sebes has been in existence since the Middle-Ages, and it was one of the popular economic hubs of the town. Presently, it is home to about 25,000 residents. The sleepy town boasts of art and leather crafts that were created by the craftsmen who once called the town their home. The most visited site in this town is the 12th-century Lutheran church. It is an amazingly beautiful town in Romania and the landscape is so beautiful and relaxing. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!
Medias is one of the most beautiful historical centers in Romania, and it happens to one of the most well-preserved places to visit in the country. It is home to a stunning tower that was built in the 13th century. Guests who visited this tower have proclaimed that the place is magical. There is also a health resort called Bazna, which offers mineral spring waters, mineral mud and a special kind of salt which worth a visit. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!
Lying on the banks of the River Bistrita is the quaint town of Bistrita. The gorgeous settlement is situated very close to the Carpathian chain. There is always something to tickle a visitor’s fancy in this town. There are many spas, luxury resorts, a winery and the largest cave in Romania which measures about 1,568ft. The landscape of the town is amazing and nature will make you wander around for all day long. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!
Sibiu is the largest of all small towns in Romania. It is a cultural center for the country and has a medieval construction that is walled around the whole city. It currently houses over 100,000 residents. It is one of the most popular settlements in Transylvania. The Brukenthal National Museum is worth a visit. Also visit the town’s park, a posterchild park built in the 16th century. It is one of the most famous places you could visit in Romania as it is close to Bucharest, the capital city. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!
Sighisoara is Romania’s Holy Land of Transylvania. This primeval town is home to about 28,000 citizens. It was the boiling pot of trade in Transylvania and was once home to Vlad Tepes also called Vlad the Impaler. If you are planning to visit this town, book your trip during the festival period in July. It is an amazing town and worth visiting because of its history. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!
At the foot of the Bucegi Mountains is the spectacular town of Busteni. Busteni means ‘tree trunks’ in English and the town is predominantly a verdant landscape. This lovely town is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts who love to enjoy sports like hiking and skiing at different seasons of the year. A mountainous small town, which is the ideal place for those who are keen on extreme sports and outdoor activities. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!
Suceava is a royal town. The picturesque small town was once the seat of royals in the medieval era. There are many ancient, iconic buildings in this town which include the St. George’s Church, a primeval Jewish cemetery and the beautiful ruins of Stephen the Great’s Castle. It is a tourist attraction town and one of the most beautiful you could visit in Romania.