Fagaras is situated approximately 110 miles (177 kilometers) northwest of Bucharest, the national capital.
It comes as no surprise that Fagaras is so popular with travelers; Transylvania has been blessed with great cultural and natural attractions. Places in the vicinity of Fagaras are Cartisoara, 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the northeast, and Saschiz, 25 miles (40 kilometers) to the south.
Sibiu, is another good place to discover. It is around 40 miles (64 kilometers) from Fagaras and offers a number of interesting tourist attractions, for example Brukenthal National Museum, ASTRA National Museum Complex and Council Tower. Holy Trinity Cathedral, Evangelical Cathedral and History Museum are also good places to spend some time.
The best places for tourists to visit when they discover a new destination are the spots that provide a picture of the local culture. Make a trip to Transylvania 's history museums, art museums and theaters. Delve into Fagaras' religious side by spending a little quiet time at the area's churches and other sites of spiritual significance.
Winter is a great time to go to Transylvania. Rug up and have a go at the cold weather sports on offer here. Try snowboarding or skiing. Those adventurous souls searching for adrenaline and adventure can max-out their heart rates by signing up for a rock climbing or mountain climbing adventure.
At the end of your adventure in Fagaras, spend the last of your Romanian lei on last minute keepsakes and bid a fond La revedere (farewell).