In this small and special space of Transylvania, in Țara Bârsei – Barcaság, where rivers Bârsa, Olt, Negru, Târlung, Carpathian Mountains, Curvature Carpathians, 5 passes, Bran pass (1290 m), Timiș (1050 m), Bratocea (1295 m) and Vama Buzăului (634 m) define the area populated by Hungarians, Transylvanian Saxons and Romanians and the ten traditional Csango villages are found in the valleys surrounded by high mountains, among which four: Baciu (Bácsfalu), Turcheș (Türkös), Cernatu (Cernátfalu), Satulung (Hosszúfalu) united and created Săcele locality (Négyfalu), other three Tărlungeni (Tatrang), Zizin (Zajzon), Purcăreni (Pürkerec) make up Tărlungeni commune (Tatrang), together forming the ethnographical area Șapte Sate (Seven Villages) and the other three Apața (Apáca), Crizbav (Krizba), Satu Nou (Barcaújfalu) are found at north of Brașov.
From historical point of view, the Transylvanian Saxon locality Șercaia (Sarcam, Schirkanyen, Schirkonjen, Sárkány), respectively the Hungarian localities from the county borders Budila (Bodola, Budille, Bodila or Bodeln) and Teliu (Keresztvár, Nyén, Nien, Kreuzburg or Thell, Krezbirg, Teliu or Tiei) are part of Burzenland.
The border localities of Burzenland – and also of Hungary – Predeal (Predeál, Schanzpass), Timişul de Sus (Felsőtömös, Obertömösch or Contumatz), Timişul de Jos (Alsótömös, Untertömösch or Unter Contumatz), Vama Buzăului (Bodzavám, Bosauer Zollamt), Bran (Törcsvár, Törcsfalva, Tydricus or Castrum Törts, Türzdorf, Tölzburg), Zărneşti (Zernyest, Zernest, Villa Czerne, Zernescht or Zernen, Särnescht), Vlădeni (Vledény, Wladen), Dumbrăviţa or Ținţari (Szunyogszék, Szunyogszeg, Czintzare, Schnakendorf) – namely the related villages, where a Romanian majority was found there in the Middle Ages.
Brașov city (Brassó, Corona, Kronstadt, Kruhnen) is, of course, the capital and crown of Burzenland.
Our offers are from the Barcaság-Țara Bârsei region, especially from the ten Csángó villages.Read more
The opportunities for dining in Csángó settlements in the Barcaság-Țara Bârsei region are limited, so we crossed their borders, but we try to present restaurants serving the products of local producers.Read more
We recommend local guides and instructors, familiar with the mountains and settlements of Barcaság-Țara Bârsei, in order to make the visit as authentic as possible.Read more
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