30 Oct '12, 1pm

Scary-looking castles, vampire-hunting tours & volcanic lakes. A Halloween in Dracula's town anyone? #TravelTuesday

Scary-looking castles, vampire-hunting tours & volcanic lakes. A Halloween in Dracula's town anyone? #TravelTuesday

Transylvania is a gothic dream. Jagged ruins pierce the skyline, locals offer vampire-hunting tours and, well, it all makes sense when you consider the fact it's actual Dracula's town. It's a place where you can roam around scary-looking castles, explore Hansel and Gretel-style medieval villages, clamber up deserted peaks and see the whole of Romania while nibbling on a picnic of pork delights (in Transylvania, pig is king). You can nose at wild boars, take pictures of brown bears or kick-back at St Ana Lake , but be ready to scoot - it's the only volcanic lake in Europe that's still intact. You might not come across pale-faced nobles with dagger-like teeth or flesh-eating flapping bats - boo! - but Transylvania is properly bewitching. Everyone who visits falls under its Hocus Pocus powers. Just ask Prince Charles - he came, he saw, he bought a house in Viscri. In the word...

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