Brasov

Brasov

Things to do - general

Brașov  is a city in Romania and the administrative centre of Brașov County.

According to the last Romanian census (2011), Brașov has a population of 253,200, making it the 7th most populous city in Romania. The metropolitan area is home to 369,896 residents.

Brașov is located in the central part of the country, about 166 kilometres (103 miles) north of Bucharest and 380 kilometres (236 miles) from the Black Sea. It is surrounded by the Southern Carpathians and is part of the Transylvania region.

Country Romania
Visa requirements

No

Languages spokenRomanian
Currency usedRON
Area (km2)74

Sports & nature

The adventure park is an outdoor sports and leisure activity, a very good way to spend your free time with your family and friends.

 

Parc Aventura Brasov has 15 routes with progressive levels of difficulty. Each participant to adventure receives a safety equipment of 2 carbines which shall be used permanently for the participant’s safety.

Poiana Brașov, mainly a ski resort but also a sightseeing spot.

Râșnov Fortress, above the nearby town of Râșnov, is a restored peasant fortress.

Culture and history info

"The Black Church", a celebrated Gothic site - the building dates from 1477, when it replaced an older church (demolished around 1385). Its acquired the name after being blackened by smoke from the 1689 great fire.

"The mayor's former office building". The administration for Brașov was here for more than 500 years.

St. Nicholas Church, dating back to the 14th century.

The nearby Bran Castle, attracting many fans of Dracula and often (but incorrectly) said to have been the home of Vlad the Impaler.

The Rope Street, the narrowest street in Romania.

Casa Antiqua Brasov

Casa Antiqua Brasov

Brasov, Republicii Street No 22, Brasov
Set in a historical building, on the main pedestrian street of Brasov, Casa Antiqua features elegant More info
Hotel Aro Palace Brasov

Hotel Aro Palace Brasov

Brasov, Eroilor Boulevard No 27, Brasov
Overlooking the Tampa Mountain and the medieval historic quarter of Brasov, the traditional Hotel Ar More info
Hotel Belfort Brasov

Hotel Belfort Brasov

Brasov, Dobrogeanu Gherea No 4c, Brasov
Located at the foot of Tâmpa mountain, Belfort Hotel enjoys a central location in a tranquil area of More info
Hotel Belvedere Brasov

Hotel Belvedere Brasov

Brasov, Stejerisului Street No 11, Brasov
Offering free access to an outdoor pool, a sauna and a hot tub, Hotel Belvedere is located 1 km from More info
Hotel Kronwell Brasov

Hotel Kronwell Brasov

Garii Boulevard No 7, Brasov
The 4-star superior Kronwell Brasov Hotel features a stylish à la carte restaurant, state-of-the art More info
2 Days trip Sinaia-Brasov

2 Days trip Sinaia-Brasov

Sinaia, Brasov
Day 1 Pick up from any location in Bucharest in the hours 8:00 – 12:00; Coach/minivan transport to d More info
Mountain and Capital Tour

Mountain and Capital Tour

Sinaia, Brasov, Bucharest
  CLICK HERE TO VIEW SLIDESHOW→City Break Romania DAY I Arrival at Henri Coanda Airport; Coach tran More info