348. Rupea Fortress, Romania

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Why Rupea Fortress, Romania

Need a place to stop and enjoy Transylvania just outside of Brasov, Romania? This is it. You can see for miles which is why the fort was built in the first place. Miles and miles of endless beautiful views of the country side.

Rupea Fortress, Romania - compliments of JayWay Travel

Rupea Fortress, Romania – compliments of JayWay Travel

 

Rupea Fortress, Romania On the hill

Rupea Fortress, Romania On the hill

 

Where

Rupea Fortress is located just northwest of Brasov which is located in central Romania just north of Sinaia and east of Sibiu in the Transylvania region.

How To Get Here

By Train

Start your booking at RailEurope or Eurail. There are trains from Bucharest, Sibiu and Sighișoara and other surrounding cities to Brasov and then there is a train from Brasov to nearby Rupea. A taxi is required after that.

By Plane

The nearest commercial airport is the Sibiu International Airport (SBZ).

The  airlines serving the Sibiu International Airport (SBZ):

Austrian Airlines (OS), Blue Air (0B), Lufthansa German Airlines (LH), Tarom (RO) and Wizz Air (W6).

The nearest major airport is Henri Coanda International Airport (OTP).

The following airlines serve the Henri Coanda International Airport (OTP):

Arkia-Israeli Airlines (IZ), Alitalia (AZ), Air France (AF), Aeroflot (SU), Air Moldova (9U), Air Serbia (JU), Aegean Airlines (A3), British Airways (BA), Blue Air (0B), Croatia Airlines (OU), Czech Airlines (OK), Dniproavia (Z6), ELLINAIR S.A. (EL), El Al Airlines (LY), Eurowings (EW), FlyDubai (FZ), Germanwings (4U), Iberia Airlines (IB), KLM Royal Dutch Airlines (KL), LOT Polish (LO), Lufthansa German Airlines (LH), Meridiana Airlines (IG), Pegasus Airlines (PC), Qatar Airways (QR), Ryanair (FR), Swiss Airlines (LX), SAS (SK), Turkish Airlines (TK), TAP Portugal (TP), Tarom (RO), Vueling (VY), Wizz Air (W6).




By Bus

Eurolines has service to Romania from various points in Europe.

Brasov, Romania - Bus Terminal

Brasov, Romania – Bus Terminal

By Car

If you are already in the region you can take the drive. Just use a service like Google Maps for directions.

Hire A Local

This is the preferred way to see the Rupea Fortress and the one I used. We had a Guide who knew his stuff very well. JayWay Boutique Travel provides this level of service and took care of all the details for me.

Where To Stay

There are hotels available in nearby Rupea. You may also stay in Brasov as well.

I stayed at Hotel Casa Wagner in Brasov right on the Main Square.

==>> Try Airbnb.

 

Where To Eat

There is a local food stand at the Fort. If you want more food, head into the town of Rupea or head to Brasov.

Rupea Fortress, Romania - Food stand

Rupea Fortress, Romania – Food stand

What To Do

The Rupea Fort is worth taking the walk. Its a bit of a walk to explore the Fort.

 

Rupea Fortress, Romania - Fortress walls

Rupea Fortress, Romania – Fortress walls

 

Rupea Fortress, Romania - Fortress from below

Rupea Fortress, Romania – Fortress from below

 

Rupea Fortress, Romania

Rupea Fortress, Romania

However, once you make it to the top, the view of the town of Rupea and the surrounding landscape is completely worth it. Find additional information about Rupea Fortress.

Rupea Fortress, Romania - City of Rupea

Rupea Fortress, Romania – City of Rupea

 

Rupea Fortress, Romania - Fortress view

Rupea Fortress, Romania – Fortress view

Additional Information

Language: Romanian

Currency: Leu (RON)

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