Făgăraş is a town in Transylvania.
As Făgăraş is on the main road between Braşov and Sibiu it is reached by very frequent buses from both of them (travel time one hour-one hour and half). A few buses from Sighişoara (two and a half hours away) also exist. Some schedules are available on autogari.ro
Făgăraş is reached by five-six commuter trains daily from Braşov (travel time of around one hour 40 minutes). Timetables can be found on rail operator CFR's website.
- 1 Făgăraș railway station (Gara Făgăraș).
The town is small enough to be visited on foot.
- 1 Făgăraș Citadel (Cetatea Făgărașului), Piaţa Mihai Viteazul nr. 1 (near downtown), ☏ , ✉ email@example.com. June to September Tu-Fr 8AM-6PM, Sa-Su 8AM-4PM; October to May Tu-Su 8AM-6PM. A major medieval fortress built in the 14th century (later one of the palaces of the Transylvanian princes) with a surprisingly well-preserved initial structure. It also houses a museum with history, ethnography and art collections 5 lei adults, 2 lei children, 10 lei guided tours.
- 2 Saint Nicholas Church (Biserica Sfântul Nicolae), strada Tudor Vladimirescu nr. 16, ☏ . A Orthodox church built in 1697-1698 in the famous Brâncovenesc architectural style.
Accommodations are available in a few guesthouses/small hotels, with prices ranging 65-225 lei/night.
- Sâmbăta resort (20 km south-west of town) is a good base for hikes into the Făgăraş massif.