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The Fortified Churches of Transylvania

The Fortified Churches of Transylvania

Travel with Ker & Downey to Viscri – one of the seven villages with fortified churches of Transylvania and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. There’s a lot more to Transylvania than Dracula. It’s one of the most beautiful natural regions in Europe – surrounded by the Carpathian mountains, forests, green hills, and rivers. Small towns, medieval fortresses, castles, and monasteries dot the landscape. It is one of the most developed areas in Romania, yet there are also charming villages where the people live as if unchanged by time. In the 12th century, German merchants arrived in the region and over […]

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