Hiking in Cisnădioara

Mushrooms on a log

Mushrooms on a log in Cisnadioara

In addition to the beautiful churches in Cisnădioara, there’s also plenty of lush green mountains to explore. I spent an afternoon following some of the marked paths and discovered lots of interesting mushrooms and flowers. Here’s a short photo essay to share them!

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The Churches of Cisnădioara

A view of the Evangelical church and the fortified church in Cisnadioara

A view of the Evangelical church and the fortified church in Cisnadioara

Cisnădioara is a small town about 10 km south of Sibiu and it’s where I camped for a few days. It’s a lovely town full of friendly people and a handful of impressive churches. The most famous church is the fortified St. Michael church up on a hill – one of more than 150 such churches throughout Transylvania. It’s an easy hike up to the church and visitors are treated to great views. Inside the church is a monument to soldiers killed during World War I.

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