Romania’s Villages

A hamlet in Popesti Parrish, Valcea county, located about 8 kilometers from the center of the village is known as the oldest village in Romania: Firijba. Roads are not paved, the hamlet between the hills, being difficult to access, especially in the winter. The Fairytale-like aspect of the place gives…
When one wants to escape of the smog, congestion and hot concrete of the city, there’s no need to get out of Romania in order to find gorgeous rustic scenery (as in Switzerland or France), we got them here. And not only that we have them, but they are maybe…
How do you think grapes can be stored so as to last fresh from August-September till April-May of the following year, retaining their flavored taste and their properties? It is a technique well known by Romanians, but no longer practiced today because the imports’ invasion, that changed the course of…
Located in Hunedoara county, the Alun village, from the Padureni Region, also named the "marble village" or the "dumbfounded village", has a monastery and a marble road (about ten kilometers), unique in Romania. The church is built entirely of marble extracted from the village’s quarry. "The church was built between…
Satul Rogojel din comuna Săcuieu din munții Apuseni va fi prezentat la Paris, în cadrul unei expoziții foto uimitoare, în perioada 28 iunie – 20 septembrie 2015. Fotografiile fac parte din proiectul unui fotograf ardelean, care a realizat imaginile înainte și după intrarea României în Uniunea Europeană. Rogojel village from…
The Malancrav village seems to be fallen from the fairytales told by grandparents who, by having no internet, mobiles and other modern "amusements" were spending their time in doing traditional labors and activities. Tourists, especially foreigners, are attracted by these traditional customs, that are still kept in the small Sibian…
In Cerna Village we arrived, on our way to Corcoaia Gorge, on a modernized road (at least somewhere in the official statistics records). In the real world, however, there is only a forest road there. It is called DN 66a and it ought to connect the Jiu’s Valley with the…
A life-size Neolithic village in Draganeshti, Olt County, South of Romania was rebuilt on the precincts of the 'Museum of the Boian Plain'; it is comprised of six life-sized huts. The settlement was laid out on a field surrounded by a protection ditch and a fence, made by interlaced wickers,…
The ‘Ciocaneshti’ parish in Suceava county (North Romania) has been designated the winner of the first edition of the ‘Romania’s Cultural Village 2014’ Cultural and Touristic Program, following that during the year, it will participate in a series of events that will contribute to its promotion on a national and…
Charlottenburg was conceived and built in the 18th century, as most of the villages in the township Bogda, by the Swabian people from Banat. Its uniqueness is given by its round shape which cannot be found anywhere else in the western side of the country. This is the reason why…

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The ‘Wonderful Romania’ project sets itself to be a place where everyone can fill one’s soul with the beauty of these lands, a place in which Romanians will be able to rediscover their identity, and also an instrument of acknowledgment for the foreigners that want to know more about our country.