Go next

Saschiz

commune in Mureș County, Romania

16km

46.1824.97

Dârjiu

commune in Harghita County, Romania

17km

46.200825.199

Sighișoara

city in Mureș County, Romania

34km

46.2169444424.79111111

Câlnic

Saxon villages with fortified churches in Transylvania: , , Dârjiu, Prejmer, Saschiz, Viscri

159km

45.88723.6575
Sights

Viscri fortified church

It is considered to be oldest church in Transylvania, and also one of the best preserved. It was built at the beginning of the 13th century. You can go to the top of the tower and have an amazing view of the surroundings, the village and the fortress itself. Go inside the church and the entrance to the tower is at the rear of the church sanctuary. The panoramic view from the tower is a highlight a trip to Viscri. As you walk down from the church, a small gate on the right side provides access to the graveyard which surrounds the church and offers a good view of the fortified church structure.

694m

46.05471225.088622

Saschiz fortified church

It was built in the 15th century. Today it is a UNESCO world heritage site.

17km

46.19407424.960175

Holy Trinity Church, Sighișoara

church in Sighişoara, Romania

34km

46.2220224.79571

Sighișoara Clock Tower

tower

34km

46.219324.7933

Historic Centre of Sighișoara

old town

34km

46.2177777824.79222222

Tinsmiths' Tower

The Tinsmiths' Tower is one of the nine towers located in the citadel of Sighișoara, belonging to Mureș County in Romania.Tinsmith’s Tower has the most expressive architecture: 25 meters high, the tower starts with a square base, right after the brick trunk stands in pentagonal shape and above suddenly widens and becomes octagonal. The roof, slightly unbalanced, has a hexagonal plan and the woodwork inside is a veritable masterpiece of carpenters of Sighisoara. The Tin Tower, together with the Clock Tower, has an exceptional defensive position.

34km

46.2182224.79225

Vlad Dracul House

Vlad Dracul House of Sighișoara is located in Tin Street No.1, between the Citadel square and the Clock Tower. It's the place were Vlad the Impaler, the historical character who inspired the Bram Stoker's Dracula, is supposed to be born, in 1431. His father, Vlad Dracul, the ruler of Wallachia, and his pregnant wife were hosted in this house by the mayor of Sighișoara between 1431 and 1435, during the Turkish invasion of Wallachia. It appears to be the oldest stone structure in the city, judging cylindrical vault river stone from the ground floor. Today Vlad Dracul house hosts a medieval -style restaurant on the ground floor and a tiny weapon museum on the first floor.

34km

46.219434724.7916553

Church on the Hill (Sighișoara)

The Church on the Hill is an architecturally significant church located in Sighişoara, Mureș County in Romania.This church is the most important monument of religious architecture in Sighisoara and is one of the great churches of Transylvania, being the third largest. Located at an altitude of 429 meters, on the Hilltop School, the church dominates by its massiveness the entire city and it is visible from a great distance almost from all directions. Most researchers believe that a number of architectural details such as slightly misaligned position of the bell-tower and choir demonstrate an evolution in stages, over several centuries, in the construction of this church.

35km

46.2176424.79057

Praid

Commune in Harghita County, Romania

38km

46.5525.13333333

Bran Castle

castle

52km

45.51525.36722222

Râșnov

town in Brașov County, Romania

54km

45.5933333325.46027778

Transfăgărășan

mountain pass

62km

45.598124.6165

Biertan fortified church

A UNESCO world heritage site.

62km

46.13519824.521323

First Romanian School

heritage site in Braşov County, Romania

63km

45.63584225.581191

St. Nicholas Church, Brașov

heritage site in Braşov County, Romania

64km

45.6355555625.58138889

Black Tower (Brașov)

tower

64km

45.641325.5856

Biserica Neagră

cathedral

64km

45.6410125.58803

Sinaia Monastery

heritage site in Prahova County, Romania

74km

45.35533425.54962

Prejmer fortified church

It was built in the 13th century. Today it is a UNESCO world heritage site.

80km

45.722079325.7734555

Curtea de Argeș

city in Argeș County, Romania

83km

45.1391666724.67916667

Carpathian Mountains

The Carpathian Mountains are mountains in Central Europe from Poland to Romania.

86km

4725.5

Vatra Dornei

city in Suceava County, Romania

103km

47.3461111125.35944444

Ocna Sibiului

town in Sibiu County, Romania

113km

45.8747222224.06666667

Horezu

town in Vâlcea County, Romania

140km

45.1433333323.99166667

Churches of Moldavia

148km

47.7783333325.71277778

Putna Monastery

heritage in Suceava country,Romania

149km

47.86625.59652778

we will see

Viscri

Romania
Viscri or Deutsch Weisskirch is a village in Brasov County. It is a UNESCO world heritage site.

What's on your mind?

Climate

No climate information is available for this destination.

Useful links