Transylvania, is a geographical region of Romania near the Hungarian border. There are mix ethincal groups, majority is romanian but large part is hungarian and there are gypsy mintority. Transylvania was part of the hungarian empire from the 900b.c. till the ottoman empire came. After the ottoman empire the habsburg empire took control which was transformed into austo-hungarian empire till the end of the 1st world war, which form the new romania.
Transylvania has big cities like Oradea, Cluj Napoca, Brasov or Arad. and small villages in the high mountains of Carpathians.
Transylvania is perfect place to travel back in time to see old castles like Bran dracula castle, sites of great battles, and travellers can see breathtaking panoramas, high mountains, deep valleys, running creeks and rivers. Rural tourism is a developing area here, it is good to stay in pleasant houses fully renoved for tourists, eat local food, speak with friendly local peoples.
Transylvania is also paradise for activity tourists, lots of places to rockclimb, skiing in winter or simply hiking in the mountains, stay in tents.
Look out for bears, romania has the largest bear population in europe