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Irina Marica
Senior News & Features Writer

Irina holds a BA in Journalism. Her hobbies include reading, dancing, photography and she is passionate about music (especially Icelandic music), writing and Japanese literature. In the past, she has worked as an editor for an indoor-circuit TV station and also collaborated with several newspapers. You can send her press releases or feedback on her articles by e-mailing [email protected]

CNN: Romania’s Apuseni mountains, among best destinations to visit in Europe

The Apuseni mountains in Romania are among 17 of Europe's best destinations to visit today, according to CNN Travel.

The publication has listed travel destinations in Europe that would be perfect for a “modern-day Grand Tour.” As CNN Travel explains, the Grand Tour was a right of passage for men and women of certain wealth and status in the late 18th and early 19th centuries, taking in the best Europe had to offer.

The Picos de Europa mountain range in Spain tops the list, followed by Norway's Lofoten Islands and Romania’s Apuseni mountains.

“Part of the western Carpathian Mountains in Transylvania, the Apuseni make for the ideal summer break, with cooler temperatures and uncrowded paths through ancient woodland and limestone crags. Brown bears and wolves prowl these hills, although it takes patience and a keen eye to spot them. Climbers can try a number of different protected via ferrata routes which rise from the riverbank south of the village of Vadu Crisului,” reads the Apuseni mountains' description in the CNN article.

The list also includes places in Turkey, France, Portugal, Ireland, Bulgaria, Italy, Greece, and Austria. The article is available here.

National Geographic’s Cool List 2019 includes Romanian city

Destination in Transylvania, among the best for digital detox in Europe

Irina Marica, [email protected]

(photo source: Facebook / Parcul Natural Apuseni)

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Irina Marica
Senior News & Features Writer

Irina holds a BA in Journalism. Her hobbies include reading, dancing, photography and she is passionate about music (especially Icelandic music), writing and Japanese literature. In the past, she has worked as an editor for an indoor-circuit TV station and also collaborated with several newspapers. You can send her press releases or feedback on her articles by e-mailing [email protected]

CNN: Romania’s Apuseni mountains, among best destinations to visit in Europe

The Apuseni mountains in Romania are among 17 of Europe's best destinations to visit today, according to CNN Travel.

The publication has listed travel destinations in Europe that would be perfect for a “modern-day Grand Tour.” As CNN Travel explains, the Grand Tour was a right of passage for men and women of certain wealth and status in the late 18th and early 19th centuries, taking in the best Europe had to offer.

The Picos de Europa mountain range in Spain tops the list, followed by Norway's Lofoten Islands and Romania’s Apuseni mountains.

“Part of the western Carpathian Mountains in Transylvania, the Apuseni make for the ideal summer break, with cooler temperatures and uncrowded paths through ancient woodland and limestone crags. Brown bears and wolves prowl these hills, although it takes patience and a keen eye to spot them. Climbers can try a number of different protected via ferrata routes which rise from the riverbank south of the village of Vadu Crisului,” reads the Apuseni mountains' description in the CNN article.

The list also includes places in Turkey, France, Portugal, Ireland, Bulgaria, Italy, Greece, and Austria. The article is available here.

National Geographic’s Cool List 2019 includes Romanian city

Destination in Transylvania, among the best for digital detox in Europe

Irina Marica, [email protected]

(photo source: Facebook / Parcul Natural Apuseni)

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