Situated in central Romania, in the foothills of the Middle Carpathians, at the base of Tampa
Mountain, at 650 m hight, Brasov is one of the main industrial, historic and tourist cities
in Romania. Brasov is noted as a winter-sports center located 14 km far from the mountain
and holiday resort Poiana Brasov and 25 km far from Predeal, a popular winter resort on the
way to Bucharest.
Places of interst in the city include The Black Church, The Citadel of Brasov, watching tours
of the Old Citadel, Town Hall Square.
Favorite destinations around Brasov that are annually visited by a great number of tourists include:
The Bran Castle, known as Dracula's Castle, the home of the Valachian ruler Vlad Tepes,
for the period that he was hidden here from the foreign armies that were occupying Valachia at
that time. The Citadel of Rupea, the Monastery of Sambata de Sus.
Short Trips Around Brasov:
Not far from the town, visitors can climb the tallest mountains in Romania:
Fagaras Mountains - with the highest peaks in Romania: Moldoveanu Peak (2543m) and Negoiu Peak (2535m). Bucegi Mountains- Postavaru Mountain - the best skiing destination
Piatra Craiului Mountain - declared a natural destination.
Heliport Coordonates: 45° 39' lat N si 25° 33' long E. Altitude: 570 m.
Access by road from Bucharest (E60) 165 km from Otopeni Airport