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How to spend a wonderful day in Brașov

Updated: Jun 7, 2023

Brașov is one of the most beautiful and most visited cities in Romania, full of history, culture and nature. If you only have one day, don't worry, you can enjoy the most important attractions and feel like a local. Here's how to organize your day in Brașov:


Morning: Explore the historic center

Start your day with a delicious breakfast at one of the cafes or patisseries in the city center, such as Croitoria de Cafea, La Birou or Cofetăria Georgi. Then, walk through Piata Sfatului, the heart of the city, where you can admire the colorful and monumental buildings such as the Council House, the Merchants' House or the Black Church. Don't forget to enter the Black Church, the largest Gothic church in Romania, which houses an impressive collection of oriental carpets and a superb organ. If you are curious to learn more about the history and culture of the city, you can visit the Museum of History in Brașov or the Museum of Urban Civilization.


Lunch: Savor the local specialties

After feasting your eyes on the architectural beauties, it's time to indulge your taste buds with the local specialties. You can choose from the many restaurants and taverns that offer traditional Romanian or Saxon dishes, such as bulzul with cheese and cream, sarmalele with polenta and hot peppers, belly soup or goulash with dumplings. If you want to try something lighter, you can opt for a cabbage salad with chicken breast or a vegetable cream soup. For dessert, don't miss the delicious walnut, chocolate or fruit cakes. Some restaurant suggestions are Sergiana, Casa Hirscher, Dei Frati or La Ceaun.


Afternoon: Discover nature and adventure

If you want to enjoy nature and fresh air, you can take a trip to Poiana Brașov, the most famous mountain resort in Romania. Here you can practice winter sports, such as skiing or snowboarding, if the season is right, or you can go hiking on the surrounding trails. You can reach Poiana Brașov by car, bus or cable car. If you're looking for adrenaline, you can try the Adventure Park in Brașov, where you can go ziplining, climbing or suspended trails among the trees.


Evening: Relax and enjoy yourself

After a day full of activities, it is worth relaxing and having fun in the city. You can choose from the many wellness and massage spaces that offer you quality services, such as Hotel Aro Palace, Hotel Rainer or Hotel HP Tower One. If you want to enjoy a romantic dinner or a drink in the company of friends, you can go to one of the restaurants or bars with a pleasant atmosphere and live music, such as Drachenhaus, Casa Românească or Times Pub. If you're in the mood for fun, you can dance until the morning at one of the city's clubs, such as Rockstadt, Kruhnen Musik Halle or Deane's Irish Pub. I hope you enjoyed this guide for a wonderful day in Brașov.


If you've been there or have other recommendations, leave me a comment below. Don't forget to share this article with your friends who want to visit Brașov. See you next time!

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