Founded by Saxons during the 12 th century, Sighisoara still stands as one of Europe 's most beautiful inhabited fortified cities, UNESCO European heritage site. It has played a crucial strategic and commercial role in the region and is now the place where an annual summer festival reunites knight guilds, actors, singers and tourists for three days of medieval rememberance.
The Clock Tower of Sighisoara , with its daily changing figurines which anounce the hour, counts de minutes of the painful waiting until the arrival of the loved one. The Citadel remained a ‘magic shelter' for the lovers who want to protect themselves against the indiscreet eye and hide in the narrow streets or in the “Pupils' Covered Stairs”. A tour by calash makes you forget that you came by coach and that there are supermarkets in the city.
You can visit here Vlad Dracul's House , the place where Vlad the 3 rd the Impeller, known by legend as Dracula, is supposed to be born. The house is nowadays a cosy restaurant, with gothic-style furniture and excellent Romanian cuisine.