Culture & History: Medieval cities

Sibiu, Small Square

Sibiu (German: Hermannstadt; Hungarian: Nagyszeben), one of Romania’s most attractive cities, displays a medieval atmosphere & a modern outlook.

Brasov, Council Square I

Brașov (German: Kronstadt, Hungarian: Brassó) is a former “free royal town”, one of Transylvanias' main cities, revealing a rich history and the present economical power.

Sighisoara, fortress

Sighisoara (Schässburg, Segesvár) is a medieval citadel, one of the most beautiful in Europe, almost entirely preserved and one of the few places that are currently inhabited.

Cluj Napoca, St. Michael's Church

Cluj-Napoca (German: Klausenburg; Hungarian: Kolozsvár) is an important university town and a powerful medical center, a pole of diversity and multiculturalism.

Alba Iulia, Vauban citadel

Alba Iulia is a magical city in the hills of Transylvania, with Roman roots and modern Romanian history accomplishments.

Medias, city centre

Mediaș (German: Mediasch; Hungarian: Medgyes) is a picturesque town which displays a combination between old and new, with an alternation of architectural styles.

Bistrita, Coopers Tower

Bistrița (Bistritz, in German; Beszterce, in Hungarian), one of the "seven fortresses", (Siebenbuergen, in German) which the Transylvanian Saxons' built in the region.


Sebes (German: Mühlbach; Hungarian: Szászsebes) is a city founded in the XII th century by the Saxon colonists who were called upon by the Hungarian King.