Photos by María Renée Batlle Castillo 


You may have never heard of Sighisoara, Romania but you might be familiar with some of its more notorious residents: Vlad the Impaler and Dracula.

You'd think it would be something of an austere town, shrouded by Transylvanian forest; that the setting would mirror the dark man who was reputed to consume the blood of his victims. But in fact, modern day Sighisoara is quite the opposite.

What if I told you it's one of Europe's best-preserved medieval towns? A gorgeous one no less? That pastel buildings, peaked roofs and bulbous church spires infuse it with fairytale whimsy. That cobblestone streets and Burgher houses inspire a magical Eastern European ambiance.

Don't believe me? Take a look for yourself. Here are 10 swoon-worthy photos that will have your feet itching for travel. 

Sighișoara, Transylvania
Credit: María Renée Batlle Castillo, Flickr (CC by 2.0)
Sighișoara, Transylvania
Credit: María Renée Batlle Castillo, Flickr (CC by 2.0)
Sighișoara, Transylvania
Credit: María Renée Batlle Castillo, Flickr (CC by 2.0)
Sighișoara, Transylvania
Credit: María Renée Batlle Castillo, Flickr (CC by 2.0)
Sighișoara, Transylvania
Credit: María Renée Batlle Castillo, Flickr (CC by 2.0)
Sighișoara, Transylvania
Credit: María Renée Batlle Castillo, Flickr (CC by 2.0)
Sighișoara, Transylvania
Credit: María Renée Batlle Castillo, Flickr (CC by 2.0)
Sighișoara, Transylvania
Credit: María Renée Batlle Castillo, Flickr (CC by 2.0)
Sighișoara, Transylvania
Credit: María Renée Batlle Castillo, Flickr (CC by 2.0)
Sighișoara, Transylvania
Credit: María Renée Batlle Castillo, Flickr (CC by 2.0)


WANT TO KNOW MORE ABOUT SIGHISOARA? 
Here are some travel bloggers who have lived the experience: 

Oksana and Max from DrinkTeaTravel.com
Macca and Brianna from ABritAndABroad.com
Amanda from Dangerous-Business.com


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