Romania winter holidays and tours, 2014 and 2015

Transylvania winter holiday accommodation
B&B in Transylvania, from €36 per person per night
Ski touring holiday in Romania
Enjoy pure winter on touring skis., from €750 (8 days) ex flights
Transylvania winter holiday in Romania
Explore Transylvania’s wintery charms, history and folklore, from £1349 (8 days) inc UK flights
Carpathian Mountains snowshoeing holiday, Romania
Taste a bit of Transylvanian winter magic on snowshoes!, from €695 (7 days) ex flights

14 reviews for Romania winter holidays4 star overall rating

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Transylvania winter holiday accommodation
Excellent...The stay at the guest house- amazing! The staff were fantastic and nothing was too much trouble at all. The tour guides were outstanding. (more)Margaret Da costa
The most memorable part was the gorge walk and bat caves, it was magical in the winter with a full snow covering...Excellent a most memorable holiday... (more)Lois Carrington King
B****y BRILLIANT!!! Only reason it is not 5 * below is because it is hard to decide if it the very best because all our holidays are different, but it is definitely up there with the best. (more)Isobel Healy
From €36 per person per night

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5 stars
I am reborn! Simply the best holiday I have ever been on
4 stars
Some great stories to tell the grandchildren. Would recommend to a friend
3 stars
Very enjoyable
2 stars
It was OK
1 star
A bit disappointing really

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"It was 1987. Ceausescu and his Securitate still had Romania in their clutches; in fact most Romanians at that time probably could not remember life to ever have been different from what it was then. But some elderly people in the small transylvanian village of Köröspatak (Valea Crisului) could, all of a sudden. A face had brought back memories long buried, the face of my father entering the local catholic church at 6.30 in the morning. Surely it could not be, they must have thought - not the Count, he couldn't even have gotten into the country, could he, and if he did why would he choose to attend the early morning mass at sunrise. Yet word got around in the village and they crowded in front of the church entrance. When we came out, dozens of people first stared, then started weeping, grinning, kissing my fathers hands, and thanking the Lord for having kept them alive to witness this moment. Not that they knew him. They knew my grandfather. My father, his son, left the country at the age of eight. Yet they recognized him for what he was - the son of the last Count Kálnoky to live in Köröspatak, trying to carve out a living amid ever worsening economic conditions, trying to keep the village alive, until he had to flee when Nazi Intelligence realized he was working against the fascist regime. Later, the communists expropriated everything he had owned and my family had to leave Central Europe for good, as it then seemed. But back to the events in the village in 1987: As half of the village had gathered around us and accompanied us to have a look at our former home which then was used as grain storage and local Party headquarters, word came that a column of cars was approaching the village from the district capital, Sf. Gheorghe. This could only mean one thing: The Securitate came to check what was happening. Following an almost imperceptible gesture of my father, the villagers vanished into their houses, we hopped into our 4x4 and left the village by a forest track through the hills to Miklosvar. The Securitate questioned the villagers repeatedly for several months, but nobody seemed to know who these mysterious foreigners had been." Find out more about the Count in this Romania holidays article.
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