Zalau is located approximately 240 miles (386 kilometers) from Bucharest, the national capital.
Transylvania is dotted with natural and cultural attractions, from big-ticket tourist hotspots to lesser known gems. You may also wish to check out Ciucea, 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the northeast, and Lunca Visagului 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the northeast.
Around 40 miles (64 kilometers) to the southeast of Zalau is Cluj-Napoca, a regional center home to National History Museum of Transylvania, Dr. Constantin Radulescu Stadium and Palace of Justice. Avram Iancu Square, Botanical Garden and Dormition of the Theotokos Cathedral are just a few of the many other interesting attractions that await.
Uncover the region's rich cultural fabric within Transylvania 's great art museums, theaters and history museums. This area is known for its fine traditional villages; these are often portals into the region's colorful past.
Camping and wildlife watching are just some of the many low stress activities in the Transylvania area. Pack your camera and spend a few hours with an expert local guide on one of the city walking tours, culinary tours and wildlife spotting tours.
When it is time to depart this special place, say goodbye the way Romanian's do, with a heartfelt "La revedere."