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Arefu

Welcome to Arefu, Wallachia. This region is renowned for its attractive rivers, streams, lakes and mountains. If you're in need of a destination that will reinvigorate your harried mind, you've made the perfect selection.

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The significant city of Bucharest is located 100 miles to the southeast of Arefu.

You'll be amazed by the riveting history of Poienari Citadel.

Get your adrenaline pumping on some powdery snow! Arefu is within reach of two main ski runs, Predeal Ski Resort and Poiana Brasov Ski Resort.

For something different, head 16 miles to Albeştii Pămînteni. Here you can visit Curtea de Arges Monastery and Curtea de Argeş Cathedral & Monastery.

The regional hub of Şelimbăr, just 30 miles from Arefu, is where it's all at. It has a whole range of tourist attractions worth making the distance for, such as Museum of Steam Locomotives, Haller Bastion and St Ursuline Church. Carpenters Tower and Railway Museum are some additional options that ought to be on every visitor's schedule.

Adventurous souls who would like to get out and explore the beautiful landscapes should try mountain biking and mountain climbing.

Even though we don't recommend you wear your pajamas and slippers, cycling and shore fishing are nice ways to relax and enjoy being outside in the region.

Mix knowledge and adventure by signing up for one of the region's guided tours, such as guided nature walks, city walking tours and winery tours.

If you happen to be a watersport buff, you'll have a blast swimming and canoeing.

Don't complain about the frost and snow this winter season! Wallachia boasts some fantastic places for snowboarding and skiing.

Go to the region's art museums, history museums, craft workshops and theaters. These cultural hotspots are popular among visitors, particularly when the weather is unpleasant.

If you were to ask some of the locals for their favorite activities in this region, you'll often be advised to check out the intriguing farms.

Your imagination will soar when you visit the historic sites of Wallachia. Don't head off before seeing some of its castles, old towns, fortresses and historic palaces.

This region has been graced with a deep spiritual dimension. This is evidenced by its wonderful monasteries.

Very often, an area's true personality can be discovered in the flavors and aromas of its kitchens.

Keep an eye out for lamb and fish, two noteworthy local ingredients.

Eat like the locals by ordering chulama (chicken cooked in white sauce) and ciorbă ţărănească (vegetable soup).

Scrumptious treats, such as clătite cu brânză (filled crepes), are certainly worth a try.

If beer is what you're after, head to a nearby watering hole and ask the barman to pull you the region's very best. If they know their stuff, you'll be served up a pint of Stejar.

If you want to have a non-alcoholic drink, ceai (black tea) is an option.

Do you want to try a local spirit? If so, have a few sips of afinată (blueberry liqueur).

If sharing a bottle of wine is something you might enjoy, ask for the menu and look for Tămâioasă Romanească or Pinot Noir. These quality drops come direct to your table from the region's vineyards.

It might be hard to say "Ne vedem mai târziu" to Arefu, but know that this unique destination will always be here for you to come and visit again.

When your departure time is nearing, you might like to know that Sibiu Airport is roughly 35 miles to the northwest.


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£19
Pensiunea Dracula

Pensiunea Dracula

Comuna Arefu, Arefu
4.5 out of 5.0

This pension is in Arefu.

£21
Pensiunea Agroturistica Piscul Soarelui

Pensiunea Agroturistica Piscul Soarelui

Capul Piscului 95, Schitu-Golesti
2.5 out of 5.0

Situated in a rural location, this pension is within 32 miles (52 km) of Parcul Expo, Pitesti City Hall and Republic Park.

£50
Grand Hotel Sofianu

Grand Hotel Sofianu

Stirbei Voda Street, Zavoi Park Entry, Ramnicu Valcea
4.4
of 5, from 10 reviews
4.5 out of 5.0

Situated in Ramnicu Valcea, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Zavoi Park and Archdiocese Ramnic. Trajan Sports Hall and Valcea Village Museum are also within 3 miles (5 km).

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