Something different on our list – a pottery fair at the Astra Open Air Museum

Beautiful. Ceramic. Useful. Saschiz ceramics Since ancient times, on Romanian territory natives have worked with soft clay they have modeled in every possible way. That’s why in any Romanian museum you’ll find clay statues, vessels, and household objects dating hundreds and thousands of years back! This craftsmanship has been transmitted from generation to generation. Moreover,…

Feeric Fashion Week 2017 | 10th edition

Get ready now, Feeric FASHION WEEK IS here!  Sibiu is now on the map of international fashion weeks thanks to Feeric Fashion Week. This festival is the most creative fashion week from all over the world…and our country has now quite a fashionable name thanks to #Feeric. This year’s edition is quite special, as it marks…

July weekends in Sibiu | Fashion&Rock passion

Sibiu, as per usual, hosts some great events these next few days.   So, if you’re not already here, make sure you make it in time for a very rich weekend! Rich in smiles, love, music, style, artists and awesome people of course. Here’s a sneak peek at what’s happening this weekend. If you’re a crazy…

Great DJ’s and live music this Friday in Sibiu.

Mmmhhmmmm, the weekend is getting closer and we have some great news! Actually, it’s not about good news, it’s about some very very good news. A spectacular evening is announced at Ursus Cotton Pub.  Let’s drop some hints! This weekend’s party will be hosted by the one who is soo beloved and successful both at home, and…

FROM BUDGET TO LUXURY – TOP ACCOMMODATION OPTIONS IN SIBIU

So, you’re planning to come to Sibiu? Well, you sure chose well! Sibiu is one of Europe’s best-preserved medieval towns, a historic city known worldwide for it’s beauty and architecture, and also for the Cultural Capital of Europe title, received in 2007. Beyond it’s glorious past, the city has a special air. It is said…

Summer events in Sibiu | Airfield Festival

#summer has just started, so make sure you do it right!   This summer, add going to a festival to your ‘summer activities’ list. If you have a craving for dancing, playing and…flying, Airfield Festival is the perfect destination for you! And there are only 4 days left until a weekend full of energy and…

Things to do in Sibiu | TIFF 2017

If you thought Sibiu is getting quiet, well…think again! It’s that time of the year again, when movie lovers from all over the country and the world can enjoy 5 dreamy days in Sibiu, 5 days of TIFF – Transilvania International Film Festival.  Started in 2002, TIFF is the first international feature film festival in…

Things to do in Sibiu | FITS closing weekend

This year FITS brought the summer, and FITS brought the love!   This year, love drew people to Sibiu. The first three days of FITS XXIV Edition have cut down all attendance records, with more than 70,000 people being present daily in street and indoor performances. Fits brought us 10 days of megaspectacles, unusual theater pieces…

Things to do in Sibiu | A visit to the Brukenthal Palace Avrig

The recipe for an unforgettable day is for sure Brukenthal Palace AVRIG. The decor and the summer garden of the palace are like a fairytale kingdom, full of trees and flowers, especially tulip trees.  There are only a few places in our country where the tulip trees grow, and the Brukenthal Palace of Avrig is…

SIBIU INTERNATIONAL THEATRE FESTIVAL 2017

Just hours to go until the 24th edition of the Sibiu International Theatre Festival (FITS).   Although it no longer needs any presentation, Sibiu International Theatre Festival is the most important theatre and performing arts festival in Romania and sustains a creative dialogue at a European and international level. The 24th edition of the Sibiu…

Things to do in Sibiu | June events

It’s starting to smell like summer! Some might dream of June weddings at the Plaza, but for us….nothing beats June days spent in Sibiu! It’s the perfect month to enjoy lovely weather, long days, warm nights, and many great events! First up, it’s the Street FOOD Festival, has already unfolded în the Huet Square. It…

Things to do in Sibiu | Street FOOD Festival

Hey there #foodie! Let’s eat…outside! If you are a #streetfood enthusiast, you’re in for a major treat! Because Sibiu Street FOOD Festival, the festival of hundreds of culinary recipes takes place in the city June 1st to 4th, in the Albert Huet Square. It is a unique culinary experience, that travels through 9 Romanian cities…

Bistro cuisine | What to expect

What to expect when you’re expecting…dinner in a Bistro-Restaurant?   We’ve taken it upon ourselves to look into what really is the deal with the popular bistro cuisine. And here’s what we’ve found. Technically, a bistro is the place where you can get a coffee and a snack or a glass of wine and a…

Things to do in Sibiu | Focus Sibiu 2017

10 years in photos. It was 10 years ago, in partnership with the capital of the Great Ducat of Luxembourg, that Sibiu won the title of European Capital of Culture. It was the year that finally decided Sibiu’s destiny, turning a small and dusty city in the most important cultural city of our country. The…

Things to do in Sibiu | Transilvania Tattoo Expo

More and more good news coming your way!   As you know by now, Sibiu is home to some great events, and Transilvania Tattoo Expo is one of them! We are super excited to introduce you to the 9th edition of Transilvania Tattoo Expo which takes place this weekend. This year, Transilvania Tattoo Expo will…

European Museum Night 2017 | Astra Museum Sibiu

  Since 2005, selected European museums have exceptionally opened for a night, free of charge, as part of European Museum Night. The event takes place on the closest Saturday to May 18th, simultaneously in countries that have signed the Council of Europe’s cultural convention. The “Astra” National Museum Complex is a collection of museum units…

Sibiu Jazz Festival 2017

FeeliNg…jazzy? You should, as today marks the start of the 47th edition of the Sibiu International Jazz Festival. Sibiu Jazz Festival is unique in Romania, considering the longevity, consistency and the impressive number of celebrities that have participated over the years. It is the oldest festival of its kind in the country and one of…

Top events in Sibiu this month

IN SIBIU THESE NEXT WEEKS?   You’re in luck, because this spring is filled with events which bring a drop of energy and culture in the lovely Sibiu! If you’re looking to spend a day outdoor, head to the Dumbrava Forest. Because this Saturday, May 13th, is all about Maifest! Maifest is a cultural manifestation designed…

Different things to do and try while in Sibiu

Looking for hidden gems while in Sibiu?   We’ ve got the perfect spot! An industrial park right outside of town houses a unique location : an equestrian club. Don’t let the access way fool you…although it is located in an industrial park, and the entrance has the mandatory NO ENTRY signs, all tourists and…

The Brukenthal National Museum | A Sibiu staple

Take a picture with a picture! At Brukenthal National Museum. Sibiu’s “Bruke” is a the largest museum in South-Eastern Europe, and it consists of the Brukenthal Palace, the Museum of Natural History, the History Museum, the Museum of Pharmacy, and the Museum of Hunting . Perhaps the most known of them, and mostly identified as…

1st of May in Sibiu | Parties & Good Vibes

It’s a long weekend, and long weekends are what everyone loves most! ‘Cause it’s time to celebrate! Labor Day is an annual holiday that honors workers across Romania. It is also celebrated in many countries across the world. It’s an official national holiday, so everyone has the day off work or school. Many people take advantage…

The Council Tower | The perfect selfie spot in Sibiu

The perfect selfie? With the perfect landmark! Located in the heart of Sibiu’s Old town, the Council Tower reigns over both the Small and the Big Square. It dates from the 13th century, when Saxon merchants built grand fortified towns across the region. It is probably the most famous monument of Sibiu, once part of…

Planning a trip to Sibiu? Here’s how you can get here!

Sibiu is an international city, and you can get here by car, by bus, by train or by plane. Sibiu’s airport has expanded quite a lot over the years, so you can easily touch down at Sibiu International Airport. Some of the best companies in the world operate flights arriving at Sibiu, and you can…

Want To Dine Like Royalty? | Try The Brunkenthal Palace

Take advantage of this fine spring weather and visit the Brukenthal Palace! Here you can taste the new season’s menu, which the chefs of the former Summer Residence of Samuel von Brukenthal have especially prepared for the next period. This time of year the “stars” of the new menu are the nettles, the spinach and…

Things to do in Sibiu | Mega-party with DJ Optick

This Saturday, the most glamorous club in Sibiu, Liquid the Club, welcomes yet another great Romanian DJ – DJ OptiCk. DJ Optick has always been in love with music. In 1994, Bogdan Moldovan aka DJ Optick discovers that he can entertain colleagues by playing their favorite music. Two years later, at just 16 years old, he…

Things to do in Sibiu | Happy birthday Ursus Cotton Pub!

4 years of epic parties, 4 years of glory!! This Saturday, Ursus Cotton Pub turns 4..and you’re all invited to celebrate! So, get ready for the hottest birthday bash, with Virgin Radio’s DJ Andi in the mix. DJ Andi is one of the most popular romanian DJ’s. He has been producing electronic music since 2000,…

Things to do in Sibiu | Live music @ Atrium Classic Cafe

This EVENING is a WOW kind of EVENING at the famous Atrium Classic Cafe. The Liar’s Bridge venue is hosting the one-of- a-kind Marius Mihalache & his band. Marius Mihalache is an exceptional instrumentalist and composer, acclaimed worldwide. He was born in a very musical family, and he discovered the cimbalom at the age of 4….

PORTUGUESE FOOD IN SIBIU? TRY OLD LISBON SIBIU

Mil nove cem e quarenta e seite..or 1947. A complicated number which I once learned over a good laugh, a good glass of red wine and some delicious Cataplana. The number still remains the only thing I know how to pronounce in Portuguese. The food however, I’ve managed to sample a bit more of, and dishes like Cataplana…

TO TIP, OR NOT TO TIP?

Well, that is the question! We asked about tips because in general Romania is a country where the custom is still present. So in Sibiu tips count for those who will be serving you in any venue you visit. Tipping varies from one location to another, but does not exceed 10% of the bill for services. Whether you choose a…

THINGS TO DO IN SIBIU | THE HOLY TRINITY CATHEDRAL

Coming to Sibiu? Then, in a city with such a strong German heritage, you should pay a visit to a true symbol of Romanian faith. The Holy Trinity Cathedral is the second largest orthodox church in Romania, right after the one in Suceava. The people of Sibiu wanted to build a big cathedral in the…