Bucharest, the national capital, is situated 220 miles (354 kilometers) to the southeast of Dej.
See for yourself why Transylvania is so loved by by local and international travelers alike, by experiencing the many natural and man-made attractions surrounding Dej. Two places within a relatively short distance of Dej are Cluj-Napoca, 30 miles (48 kilometers) to the northeast, and Bistrita, 30 miles (48 kilometers) to the west.
When you are ready to venture further afield why not check out the nearest regional city. Cluj-Napoca sits 30 miles (48 kilometers) away and is home to visitor attractions like Dormition of the Theotokos Cathedral, Unirii Square and Avram Iancu Square. Palace of Justice, Dr. Constantin Radulescu Stadium and National History Museum of Transylvania are also good to visit.
Transylvania is a wonderful vacation destination for travelers who get excited about gardens. To learn about local culture, visit Transylvania 's history museums, art museums and theaters.
Why not try some winter activities while you are here? Snowboarding is a good option. Another possibility is skiing. Have a break from traveling and spend a relaxing afternoon wind surfing or canoeing.
At the end of your adventure in Transylvania, you'll be sure to bid this region a sad "La revedere" Rest assured, however, you'll be leaving with photos and memories that you'll be able to enjoy for years to come.