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OFFERS

A country for dreamers, sports enthusiasts, explorers and epicureans.

Visitors get to experience Transylvania’s magic in a whole host of different ways. We have created a gentle and friendly tourism concept for you that will guide you as you explore this beautiful country, packed with abundant free time activities for everyone in the family. Including workshops with traditional craftspeople, such as weavers, blacksmiths and carpenters. We organize unforgettable tours on horseback and by bike. Plus there are cooking and wine tasting seminars with Jonas Schäfer, truffle expeditions and guided excursions led by natives to the most beautiful historic sites the region has to offer.

Below you may find some more information on our current offers – please don´t hesitate to contact us with any of our questions or if you need more information!

Truffle Hunting

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We would like to invite you to come and join us at the Valea Verde weekends dedicated to the good things in life – fine dining, fine wines and Transylvania‘s incredibly beautiful nature. For several years we are hosting Truffle Hunting weekends in Cund now and Transylvania is becoming more and more renown for its huge amounts and excellent quality of truffles! Apart from being terribly elusive and mysterious, truffles actually taste really good and are rightfully an important ingredient in the classic cuisine of most western advanced culinary cultures! The truffle hunting weekend begins with a relaxed three course…

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Merry Christmas

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The intimate and cozy atmosphere of a tiny Transylvanian village is a wonderful setting to celebrate Christmas. Away from all hassle and all big city lights, you can find a peaceful and relaxed setting to wine, dine and unwind! We are offering a package of five days starting on December 24th and ending December 29th with a special small program of activities. On December 24th we greet our guest in the early evening with a glass of sparkling wine to welcome them and to meet their fellow travellers. This will be followed by a festive dinner with roasted turkey with all the…

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Gourmet Weekend

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On the weekend December 15th – 17th, 2017 we are seeking to address and spoil all your senses with a truly special rural country-side experience, lavish multi-course menus prepared using fantastic local produce paired with amazing wines and several enlightening culinary workshops! The objective of the weekend is to celebrate the art of fine dining, drink fine wines and to deepen our knowledge by small workshops about several culinary topics – and last but not least, to wholeheartedly embracing life in an inspiring and relaxed setting among old and new friends! In the secluded setting of the rolling hills of Transylvania…

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Horse-back Riding

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Discover the beautiful nature on a horseback! Transilvania, and especially the area around Cund, is a true paradise for riders. In this part of the „land beyond the forest“ beautiful winding ways through old forests and endless fields of open land offer perfect conditions for exploring this beautiful part of the world. We offer horse-carriage rides for our guests starting from the Valea Verde for trips into the amazing landscape and hidden valleys and clearings in the forrest on the top of the hillsides. Furthermore we can offer you a nice picnic set including some homemade antipasti, sandwiches and drinks…

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New Year´s Eve

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We are inviting you to celebrate the end of this year and welcome and embrace the new upcoming year in our tiny Transylvanian village – feasting on carefully prepared food, fine wines and indulging in some special activities! The four day package will start on December 29th, 2017 and end on January 2nd, 2018… For a fixed price we offer you a full board meal package (breakfast buffet, light two course lunch and a three course dinner in the evening), carefully selected Romanian wines as well as some exciting international wines paired by us for the meals, and some very…

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Transylvanian Easter

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Embracing many local and personal traditions, we would like to invite you to celebrate Easter in the beautiful Transylvanian Village of Cund! With the local tradition of egg painting, the northern German tradition of a massive bonfire which symbolizes the end of winter in my home village close to the Danish border, the fun of looking for hidden eggs and treats for kids in the large Valea Verde garden and special church services in German, Romanian and Hungarian – we will spare no effort to make your Easter break a most memorable and exciting one! Though we also offer our…

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May 1st Weekend

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Care to join uf for a wonderful three day weekend celebrating spring and May 1st? We have a nice program prepared for including a wine tasting, a large bonfire and delicious spring menus 😉 The offer includes the following positions at a price of Euro 310,- per person: three nights accommodation (shared en-suite double in village) three days Valea Verde Breakfast Buffet three daily changing three-course dinners wine tasting Sunday evening large bonfire a welcome prosecco a selection of Twinings tea and water in your room access to the Vale Verde Wellness Gym free WiFi Please note, that drinks (apart…

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Valea Verde Truffle Brunch

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On Sunday September 17th we warmly welcome you in the Valea Verde Lounge for a lush and delicious brunch buffet featuring the best local produce (including Transylvanian Truffles) as well as a selection of BBQed dishes! At 12.30h we will welcome you with a glass of beautifully chilled sparkling Romanian wine – the buffet will open at 13h and remain open till 16h, so you will have ample time to come for a refill after a splash in the pool or a nice walk in the rolling surrounding Cund! This brunch is available for a price of RON 119,- per…

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A Sparkling Weekend

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A Sparkling Weekend with Marinela Ardelean We warmly invite you to a weekend dedicated to discovering the inspiring world of Sparkling wines from August 19th to August 21st, 2016! Amidst the rolling hills of Transylvania in the tiny village of Cund, the Valea Verde welcomes you with its unique rustic but refined charm in restored old farmhouses providing you with comfortably cosy and characterful accommodation. In this secluded country-side setting, internationally renown author and wine critic Marinela Ardelean will host a special weekend introducing guests to the amazing diversity and beauty of sparkling wines. Marinela Ardelean will carefully pair delectably…

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Romanian Wines

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The World Of Romanian Wines by Marinela Ardelean! We warmly invite you to a weekend dedicated to discovering the enchanting world of Romanian wines from December 16th to December 18th, 2016! Amidst the rolling hills of Transylvania in the tiny village of Cund, the Valea Verde welcomes you with its unique rustic but refined charm in restored old farmhouses providing you with comfortably cosy and characterful accommodation. In this secluded country-side setting, internationally renown wine expert Marinela Ardelean will host a special weekend introducing guests to the amazing diversity and beauty of Romanian wines. Marinela Ardelean will carefully pair delectably delicious menus of local…

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Bordeaux Weekend

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On the last weekend in May we will be hosting a fabulous weekend dedicated to the world`s most famous wine region – Bordeaux! Guided by international renown food & wine expert and seasoned speaker Roland Birr, we will embark on a journey discovering the traditional food & wine delights, learn more about the history & present of this region as well as the unique organisation and classification of Bordeaux! From Friday to Sunday we will be tasting a whole variety of traditional local foods, which may sometimes sound a bit rustic or adventurous, but are absolutely uniquely delicious! Here a…

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Women´s Day

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With the International Women`s Day taking place on a Tuesday this year, we concentrate all our efforts to celebrate and spoil the women in our life´s the weekend before! We decided to dedicate an entire weekend to this worthwhile cause and would like you to ask you to join us in the rolling Transylvanian Countryside. We will have a special bouquet of flowers awaiting you with a complimentary small bottle of prosecco in the room to set the tone upon your arrival on Friday night and follow things up with a candle light dinner on Friday night featuring some corn…

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Orthodox Easter

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Embracing many local and personal traditions, we would like to invite you to celebrate Easter in the beautiful Transylvanian Village of Cund! With the local tradition of egg painting, the northern German tradition of a massive bonfire which symbolizes the end of winter in my home village close to the Danish border, the fun of looking for hidden eggs and treats for kids in the large Valea Verde garden and special church services in German, Romanian and Hungarian – we will spare no effort to make your Easter break a most memorable and exciting one! Though we also offer our…

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Valentine Weekend

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We warmly invite you to join us for a Romantic Weekend Experience to celebrate Valentine’s Day! Spend two nights in charming and characterful accommodation, enjoy a Candle Light Gourmet Dinner featuring great wines and food, let yourself be pampered and enjoy a manicure or massage session and explore the country-side in style with a horse & cart! On this weekend we strive to make you feel relaxed and at ease! We will pick you up from your home in Tirgu Mures or Sighisoara or from the respective train stations with our driver, you will be welcomed with a glass of…

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Gourmet Weekend

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On the weekend of March 3rd to 5th, 2017 we welcome Roland Birr back in Cund for a weekend dedicated to the good things in life – amazing food, great wines and inspiring culinary workshops! On Friday evening we will gather for a sparkling reception to meet your fellow gourmet friendsbefore we start the feasting weekend with a HotPot Gourmet Dinner featuring fabulous international wines and a round of cigars afterwards. On Saturday morning we will host a Bordeaux Workshop discovering the Grand Cru classification from 1855 and the unique Bordeaux-stock market on wines an of course sample some sensational wines….

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Valea Verde Brunch

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After the massive success of the last summers brunches we warmly invite you to join us on selected dates in the beautiful setting of the Valea Verde Restaurant for a lush brunch buffet featuring the best local produce as well as a nice selection of BBQed dishes! The buffet will open at 12h and remain open till 16h, so you will have ample time to come for a refill after a nice walk in the rolling hills surrounding Cund! The first Sunday brunch of 2016 will be on January 24th. Coffee, Tea, Water, orange and apple juice, homemade lemonade as well as a welcome…

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Sightseeing

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Dear Guests! We warmly invite you to explore the surrounding natural and cultural sights of Transylvania with a qualified and experienced guide. Our guides will share their profound knowledge with you on these excursion and thus create a deeper understanding for the culture and nature of the Transylvania. Here you can find several itineraries starting and leaving from the Valea Verde, which we can highly recommend, but please note that also other tours are possible! Our guides are also available as a guide & driver for you – just ask the Valea Verde staff and they can inform you of the options available! If…

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Winter Serenade

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Following the beautiful Lake Side concerts this summer, we want continue this tradition with some enchanting classical music on our very first “Transylvanian Winter Serenade” Weekend. We would like to invite you to enter into a really romantic and special mode with great food, some inspiring Romanian Wines and two wonderful concerts in the cosy setting of the Valea Verde Restaurant. We will have a special plate of fresh fruits and home made biscuits awaiting you in your room to set the tone upon your arrival on Friday night and follow things up with a candle light dinner on Friday…

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Lake Side Concerts

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Ever since we finished building the Valea Verde lake it has been our ambition to host the amazing Tiberius Quartet for late night concerts under the Transylvanian star lit skies – and this season we will finally start this new tradition with a late night concert on July 12th! The award winning Tiberius Quartet has won the prestigious European „Erste Wiener Klassik Preis” in 2009 and toured Europe and the US extensively in the last several years. Based in Tirgu Mures as the state quartet, this inspiring group of highly talented musicians has played at the Valea Verde on several…

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Wild Carpathia

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Our good friend, the renown writer and presenter Charlie Ottley, is running a series of exclusive tours based on the very popular series “Wild Carpathia”. Designed to showcase the most beautiful and intriguing parts of Romania, these trips include Saxon Transylvania (including places like Cund, Viscri and many more), the Maramures, the painted monasteries of Bucovina and the birthplace of Vlad Dracul, the Danube Delta. There will be a chance to see bears in the wild, take a steam train through the mountains, soak in mineral springs, stay in stunning Eco-lodges and experience the best of Romanian culture and cuisine….

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Guest Chef Precht-Hallé

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We are honoured and incredibly happy to finally welcome Chef Iris Precht-Hallé as a guest chef at the Valea Verde on Saturday April 12th, 2014! Chef Iris Precht-Hallé is the chef and owner of the amazing “Botheler Landhaus”, where she is cooking her own modern interpretation of local cuisine with her distinct classic French background. The “Botheler Landhaus” has won many awards and appeared since the early 90s with top rankings in the Gault Millau, Guide Michelin and others and Chef Iris also featured in numerous TV shows on national German television. At the Valea Verde Restaurant Chef Iris Precht-Hallé is cooking…

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Gourmet Weekend

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On a special weekend in the Transylvanian Wilderness we are seeking to address and spoil all your senses with a truly special rural country-side experience, lavish multi-course menus prepared using fantastic local produce paired with amazing wines and several enlightening culinary workshops! The objective of the weekend is to celebrate the art of fine dining, drink fine wines and to deepen our knowledge by small workshops about several culinary topics – and last but not least, to wholeheartedly embracing life in an inspiring and relaxed setting among old and new friends! In the secluded setting of the rolling hills of Transylvania…

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Valea Verde Voucher

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Surprise friends, family or partners with a stay at the Valea Verde! We have several vouches available from Truffle Hunting Weekends to Romantic Dinners in the Red Room or a special winter break with great food and special wine pairings… We happily create a customized experience for you to give away, just contact us and let us inspire you! A Truffle Hunting weekend is always an excellent gift for all people passionate about food, nature and great company! Spoil someone with a voucher to this autumn or winter activity – especially all “foodies” will enjoy the combination of experiencing how…

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Dining in the Red Room

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If you are looking for a hide away for a quiet and private dinner in a beautiful and relaxed atmosphere, the Red Room is your place! In an old converted barn – situated just 20m from the Valea Verde Restaurant – we have created a unique space, where you can enjoy a special lunch or dinner. The Red Room features exposed old oak beams, is painted in oxblood red and has grand views of the Valea Verde gardens and the hills and forest beyond. This charming room is furnished with a wooden dining table,  a cast-iron wood-burning stove with a…

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The Pavilion

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In the yard of the Valea Verde you are most welcome to spend time in our charming wine pavilion seating up to twelve persons surrounded by our 30 year old vines bearing generous amounts of grapes… With great panoramic views of he garden and yard, you have the chance to enjoy a freshly squeezed juice, a nice Samova tea or a beautiful glass of wine. We serve lunch and dinner here or you are most welcome to choose from our extensive selection of board games during the day or evening – the pavilion is just the right place to informally…

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The Valea Verde Lounge

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As of July 1st the Valea Verde Lounge is welcoming guests, who would like to enjoy a nice glass of wine in a charming setting with great views of the Valea Verde Swimming lake and the Transylvanian Wilderness! Between Thursday and Monday you are most welcome to also have lunch or dine in the Lounge or just spend some relaxing time in the shade during the day or admire the starlit sky at night…. We also welcome groups of up to 60 People for an dining experience with amazing views of the rolling hills and green valleys – please feel…

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It´s Summer!

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With the start of the summer being officially declared on June 21st, we decided to host a weekend celebrating the incredibly diverse and beautiful Transylvanian produce this time of the year brings to us! We will be walking the fields and wild meadows in the rolling hills around Cund collecting the freshest herbs, wild flowers and eatable plants we can find, savor some special meats of wild game and mangalita and sample some great wines from Romania. Upon your arrival on Friday night, we will spoil you with a special cocktail created especially for the occasion and some crostinis of…

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Children`s Weekend

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With summer starting we are hosting our first outdoor event of 2013 – our “Children`s Weekend” – on the first weekend in June (May 31st to July 2nd). We are dedicating theses two days in the Transylvanian Countryside to special kids activities and all parents are welcome to to join their kids or to simply sit back and relax. During this weekend all children will be under constant and qualified supervision of Romanian and English speaking staff, who strive to make this weekend a special experience for everybody! As food plays an important role in the Valea Verde, we will of…

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Archery

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As of the spring season 2013 we are happy to offer our guest the unique experience of building their own longbow in a workshop dedicated specially to this purpose under the guidance of an experienced craftsman! The ancient traditions of the British or Hungarian bowman, who used their bows and arrows to hunt and fight, have seen a great revival in the last couple of years. The craft of selecting a suitable piece of wood and turning it into a longbow, which can shoot an arrow over a long distance, is a lengthy process that requires a lot of patience…

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A Romantic Escape

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Whatever the occasion may be: if you want to celebrate your honeymoon, engagement, a quiet destination wedding, an anniversary or just a quiet and utterly romantic time with your beloved one – the peace and quiet of the Valea Verde is a perfect heaven of tranquility for all such special occasions! We would love to host a very special weekend for you with a special focus on making your stay a memorable and joyful experience to be remembered. Let yourself be spoiled by our seamless and relaxed service, enjoy your stay in our charming rural guest rooms, savor our carefully…

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Truffle Products

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As some of you might know, Transylvania (and the area around Cund) is home to a great deal of special mushrooms and we are finding a surprisingly number of excellent truffles. Apart from serving these delicacies in our restaurant, we have also started to sell fresh truffles (subject to availability) and a small range of products made from „our“ truffles here in Transylvania. The products are send to a specialist workshop in Alba – right in the heart of Italy´s famous truffle region. There, these excellent products are made and reimported to Transylvania, because Food&Safety regulations make processing them in Romania…

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Wine

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This autumn we will be able to offer our guest for the very first time our very own wines – the “Valea Verde Cuvée Rosu” and “Valea Verde Cuvée Alb”! In the breathtakingly beautiful Dealu Mare valley we are assembling this “Valea Verde Cuvée Rosu” made out of Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and the Romanian grape Feteasca Neagra – for example with some of our wild boar ragout and our home-made sage-papadelle…. Alternatively we could offer you the “Valea Verde Cuvée Alb” – made of Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay and Muscat Ottonel – which we would pair with a line-caught pike perch under a…

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Arts and Craft

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For us at the Valea Verde team it is a matter of pride that we familiarize you with Transylvania’s long-established crafts traditions, for example blacksmithing, carpentry or painting. When visiting a traditional carpenter’s workshop you will not only be able to watch the carpenter at work but will get to create small timber souvenir!

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Our Children’s Special Weekend

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Our kids’ weekends mean fun for the whole family. Including a riding workshop, a trip in the horse and carriage, a picnic in the apple orchard, a treasure hunt and an archery competition. To keep energy levels topped up there will be healthy versions of kids’ all-time favorite meals – such as create-your-own fresh pizza, pasta and burgers.

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Transylvanian Cyling Weekend

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 Together with our friends from CarpatBike, we invite you to a wonderful weekend break in the hilly area of South Eastern Transylvania, where you will enjoy two wonderful cycling days mixed with cheese and wine tasting experiences. Our guided cycling tour will take you to the wonderful fortified churches and castles of Malancrav, Biertan, and Medias (included in the UNESCO World Heritage) and will immerse you in the history, the culture and the traditions of Mediaeval Transylvania! It is not the idea to cycle long distances, but to enjoy in another way the nature and historical sights of Transylvania. We…

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Sighişoara

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Your day in Sighişoara will be an unforgettable experience. Under the name Castrum Sex the town was established as the sixth of seven castles of the Saxons and was recorded in the history books under the Old German name of Schespurch. The medieval gem with its extraordinary urban fabric that naturally nestles against the green forest covered hills became a World Heritage Site in 1999. And by the way, the supposed birthplace of Vlad Dracul Tepes, who served as the historic foundation for the infamous Count Dracula, is also located in Sighişoara.

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