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…

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…

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…

Welcome!

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The Valea Verde is an enchanting place in the heart of Transylvania, which brings together joie de vivre and culture, relaxation and rejuvenation, nature and outdoor activities. Whether you are looking for a romantic weekend hide-away, the perfect place for your family holiday or a central location to explore the truly breathtaking countryside of this region – simply lean back and let yourself be inspired.

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…

Valea Verde Restaurant Apartment 1

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The Valea Verde Apartment I is a very nice, spacious apartment with one living room, a bedroom, a bathroom and a large roofed terrace. You access the apartment via the terrace and enter the living room which is furnished with a desk, a sofa bed that can be turned into a small double bed and tea & coffee making facilities (water kettle and Nespresso machine) as well as an iron wood-burning stove for a relaxed atmosphere in front of the fire… Of your living room you enter the bedroom with a large double bed, a cupboard, a wardrobe, an armchair,…

Valea Verde Restaurant Apartment 2

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The Valea Verde Apartment II is a very nice Apartment with one living- & bedroom, a small hall, a bathroom and a large roofed terrace. You access the apartment via the terrace and enter the small hall which is furnished with two chairs, a writing desk and tea & coffee making facilities. Of the hall you enter your living- & bedroom with a large bed, a cupboard, a wardrobe, two armchairs, a TV with DVD player and satellite reception and a small HiFi system with an iPod dock as well as an iron wood-burning stove for a relaxed atmosphere in…

Valea Verde Restaurant Apartment 3

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The Valea Verde Apartment III is a very nice and airy apartment with one living- & bedroom, a small hall, a bathroom and a large roofed terrace. You access the apartment via the terrace and enter the small hall. Of the hall you enter your living- & bedroom with a double bed, a large cupboard, an armchair, a TV with Satellite reception, a wardrobe, tea kettle & a Nespresso machine and a small HiFi system with an iPod dock as well as an iron wood-burning stove for a relaxed atmosphere in front of the fire… Your bathroom is also accessed from…

Valea Verde Restaurant Apartment 4

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The Valea Verde Apartment IV is a very nice and cosy apartment with one living- & bedroom, a small hall, a bathroom and a large roofed terrace. You access the apartment via the terrace and enter a small hall with a wardrobe. Of the hall you enter your living- & bedroom with a double bed set back in an alcove, a large cupboard, two armchairs and a sofa, a Nespresso machine and a tea kettle, a TV with Satellite reception and a small HiFi system with an iPod dock as well as an iron wood-burning stove for a relaxed atmosphere…

Village Apartment 7 (Casa Cund)

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In the yard of the Casa Cund (which is situated 300m away from the Valea Verde Restaurant) you can enter the characterful Apartment I, which sleeps up to four people and that comprises of a small living- & dining room, a living room, a hall, a bathroom, a bedroom, a private balcony and one well equipped bathroom upstairs and a guest WC room downstairs. The first room you enter is the small kitchen with a dining area. This room is furnished with a small kitchenette with a fridge, an electric stove and a saxon bench seating up to five persons…

Village Apartment 8 (Casa Cund)

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In the yard of the Casa Cund (situated 300m away from the Valea Verde Resort) you will – via a small private terrace – find the entrance to this charming little Apartment, which sleeps two people. In the Living- & Bedroom you will find a queen-size four-poster bed, a wardrobe, a cupboard, a small writing desc and a cast wood burning stove. From the bedroom you can access the spacious bathroom with a large walk in shower, a bathtub and a washbasin as well as a separate WC room. Throughout the whole Apartment we have placed some nice lamps and reading lights…

Summer by the lake.

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Enjoy a refreshing splash and a magnificent view of the pristine wide-open landscape at our generous natural pool. Complete with soft towels, sun loungers and endless time for reading and dreaming.

Village Apartment 9 (Reussdorfer Hof)

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The Reussdorfer Hof is the biggest house in Cund and we restored this house to cater for the growing demand of families and friends travelling together. The House is situated on the main road in the village center and has large, open grounds with many trees and great views of the surrounding hills. This guesthouse is perfectly suited for large families or friends travelling together, who enjoy the privacy of a private bedrooms with an armchair and private bathroom, whilst having large space to meet and enjoy a glass of wine and dine! This guesthouse has seven en-suite double rooms and the daily rate…

Village Apartment 10 (Reussdorfer Hof)

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The Reussdorfer Hof is the biggest house in Cund and we restored this house to cater for the growing demand of families and friends travelling together. The House is situated on the main road in the village center and has large, open grounds with many trees and great views of the surrounding hills. This guesthouse is perfectly suited for large families or friends travelling together, who enjoy the privacy of a private bedrooms with an armchair and private bathroom, whilst having large space to meet and enjoy a glass of wine and dine! This guesthouse has seven en-suite double rooms and the daily rate…

Village Apartment 11 (Reussdorfer Hof)

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The Reussdorfer Hof is the biggest house in Cund and we restored this house to cater for the growing demand of families and friends travelling together. The House is situated on the main road in the village center and has large, open grounds with many trees and great views of the surrounding hills. This guesthouse is perfectly suited for large families or friends travelling together, who enjoy the privacy of a private bedrooms with an armchair and private bathroom, whilst having large space to meet and enjoy a glass of wine and dine! This guesthouse has seven en-suite double rooms and the daily rate…

Village Apartment 12 (Reussdorfer Hof)

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The Reussdorfer Hof is the biggest house in Cund and we restored this house to cater for the growing demand of families and friends travelling together. The House is situated on the main road in the village center and has large, open grounds with many trees and great views of the surrounding hills. This guesthouse is perfectly suited for large families or friends travelling together, who enjoy the privacy of a private bedrooms with an armchair and private bathroom, whilst having large space to meet and enjoy a glass of wine and dine! This guesthouse has seven en-suite double rooms and the daily rate…

Village Apartment 13 (Reussdorfer Hof)

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The Reussdorfer Hof is the biggest house in Cund and we restored this house to cater for the growing demand of families and friends travelling together. The House is situated on the main road in the village center and has large, open grounds with many trees and great views of the surrounding hills. This guesthouse is perfectly suited for large families or friends travelling together, who enjoy the privacy of a private bedrooms with an armchair and private bathroom, whilst having large space to meet and enjoy a glass of wine and dine! This guesthouse has seven en-suite double rooms and the daily rate…

A dinner with a view!

From June onwards we are offering our guests a unique dining experience in the hills around Cund. We have picked the most amazing spot (in our opinion) for a romantic dinner with fantastic view across the rolling hills of the Cund valley. About 600m away from the Valea Verde we will be setting up a table and two or more chairs with white linen and a

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…

Villa Vinéa

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In this post I would like to introduce our neighbors “Villa Vinéa” – a new winery just 18km away from the Valea Verde, which launched their still very young wines at the end of 2012. Villa Vinéa is situated in the Tarnave valley between Bahnea and Tirnaveni, just 15 km from the well known Jidvei winery. The Tarnave region used be a well known wine area before the second world war with many small and some larger wineries, but predominately white varieties were grown here. Villa Vinéa is owned by a business man from South Tirol, which had the vision to reinvent…

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…

Artisan Cheese Makers

In the next few posts I would like to introduce some really valued friends and suppliers, without whom we could not be creating or maintaining nor enjoying the quality of cooking we do. One of the prime examples of people we found as inspiring suppliers is the Schuster Family from Mosna. Lavinia and Willy Schuster have made a name for themselves by being on the forefront of small scale organic farming. The Schuster family own and run a small farm in Mosna (11km outside Medias) with their many children. The farm is an old Transylvanian farmstead with just 8 cows,…

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…

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…

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…

Transylvanian Events Calendar

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Our friends Iuliana and Cristi from Reky Travel (www.reky-travel.de), a great travel agency from Sibiu, have compiled a quite extensive list of events taking place in Transylvania this summer. Here we would like to present you with some of the events we think are particularly noteworthy and we have included some links to the respective sites. All summer long… Concerts organized by in Saxon churches in several locations in Transylvania. The concerts are often of extremely high musical quality and often in amazing settings – from very rural in charming old churches to amazing city churches of outstanding acoustics and…

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…

Casa Bierzahn

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The „Casa Bierzahn“ is an old Saxon farmhouse in the village centre of Cund (situated 300m from the Valea Verde Restaurant), which is set in the local tradition between two similar small farmhouses. The terrain backs onto the little path along the little river running through the whole village, and is bordering onto the road to the front. The whole terrain is safely fenced (see below) and all along the length of the house itself there is a magnificent „roof“ of wine casting a most welcome shadow on the lawn from June to October. Towards the back of the terrain you will…

Casa Varga

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The „Casa Varga“ is an old Saxon farmhouse at the top of the village centre of Cund (500m from the Valea Verde Restaurant) for two persons with a beautiful large garden and belongs to the Hungarian school teacher Anna Varga. The terrain backs onto the little stream running through the village and is bordering onto the road to the front. The whole terrain is safely fenced. Towards the side of the terrain you will find a large garden with fresh fruits (tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers, peas, potatoes etc. and herbs) which are all at your disposal and a little roofed terrace with a…

Casa Samways

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The Casa Samways is a lovely house to accommodate up to eight persons. It is situated on the main street just 50m down from the church (and 300m from the Valea Verde) and enjoys great views of the St. Nicholas church from the living room. It is set in a nice large garden, which is safely fenced in. You enter the Casa Samways through a large terrace, from where two doors lead to two small bedrooms towards the back, and another two doors which lead to the main house. The two bedrooms towards the back are each furnished with a wardrobe, a…

Casa Kartmann

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The „Casa Kartmann“ is a beautiful house consisting of two units (the „old house“ and the „stable apartment“) both sleeping four persons which is situated 350m away from the Valea Verde. The house is located on the main road, has a large roofed terrace and boast a beautiful and very large terrain with a grass lawn, a large barn and its own garden. In the garden you will find may fruits (fresh peppers, aubergines, tomatoes, carrots…), which you are invited to share! You enter the main house through door on the south facing open Veranda in the middle of the…