Bucharest, which is the national capital, is located 170 miles (274 kilometers) southeast of Hateg.
Don't restrict yourself to Hateg; this region has numerous cultural and scenic attractions which await the savvy traveler. Deva, 19 miles (31 kilometers) to the south, and Orastie, 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the southwest of Hateg are also well worth checking out.
Get some transportation visit Sibiu, a major city for the region, situated some 60 miles (97 kilometers) away from Hateg. This regional center offers a wide range of points of interest, such as ASTRA National Museum Complex, Evangelical Cathedral and Brukenthal National Museum. Ensure you don't rush back to Hateg until you've visited Sibiu's Council Tower, Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu and History Museum.
Transylvania is a good spot for those who get excited about gardens. Make the effort to really understand Transylvania by learning a little about its history. A good way to begin is with a visit to the area's traditional villages.
If you love to get wet, this is a great place for watersports. Water skiing is popular with locals and tourists and another popular watersport on offer is boating. Visitors with special interests will enjoy Hateg's winery tours, wildlife spotting tours and guided nature walks.
At the end of your stay in Hateg, you'll be sure to bid this region a sad "La revedere" Rest assured, however, you'll be heading home with memories and momentos that you can enjoy for years to come.