Bucharest, the national capital, is situated 170 miles (274 kilometers) southeast of Geoagiu.
While it can be tempting to just chill out when visiting Geoagiu, don't forget, Transylvania 's treasure-trove of scenic and cultural delights lie just beyond your doorstep. If you're keen to explore more of the region, you'll find Alba Iulia, 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the southwest, and Ighiu 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the southwest.
Sibiu is approximately 45 miles (72 kilometers) from Geoagiu. This center offers a some great visitor attractions, such as Brukenthal National Museum, Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu and ASTRA National Museum Complex. Evangelical Cathedral, Council Tower and Holy Trinity Cathedral are more interesting sights in Sibiu that should be included on every traveler's schedule.
If you ask residents for their must-see places around Geoagiu, you'll most likely be directed to Transylvania 's fabulous gardens. Go to Transylvania 's history museums, theaters and art museums. These are good places to spend time, especially when the weather is less than perfect.
Winter is a great time to go to Transylvania. Rug up and try some of the wintersports on offer here. Try snowboarding or skiing. Tap into the wisdom of the locals and take one of the guided nature walks, winery tours and wildlife spotting tours.
When the time comes to leave this special place, say farewell the way Romanian's do, with a hearty "La revedere."