Sfântu Gheorghe (Covasna)
Sfântu Gheorghe (in Romanian) or Sepsiszentgyörgy (in Hungarian)  (English: Saint George; Deutsch: Sankt Georgen; Yiddish: סנט דשזארדזש) is a municipality and city in the central Romanian region of Transylvania. It lies on the Olt River in a valley between the Baraolt and Bodoc Mountains. Sfântu Gheorghe is the capital of Covasna County. The villages of Chilieni / Kilyén and Coşeni / Szotyor are also administratively part of Sfântu Gheorghe Municipality.
You can get to Sfantu Gheorghe by train very easily. There are direct trains to and from Bucharest, the capital of Romania, as well as Brasov, Cluj-Napoca, Baia Mare, Satu Mare, Miercurea Ciuc, Targu Mures, Iasi, and Suceava.
With IC (InterCity): Bucharest - Ploiesti - Sinaia - Brasov - Sfantu Gheorghe - Miercurea Ciuc - Deda - Targu Mures.
With Rapid (fast train as IC): Brasov - Sfantu Gheorghe - Miercurea Ciuc - Deda - Cluj Napoca.
With accelerat (less comfortable than IC, but almost the same time as IC): Bucharest - Ploiesti - Brasov - Sfantu Gheorghe - Miercurea Ciuc - Deda - Baia Mare - Satu Mare; Brasov - Sfantu Gheorghe - Iasi; Brasov - Sfantu Gheorghe - Suceava
From Brasov - on national road DN 11, then take left in Chichis (Kokos) to DN 12. From Targu-Mures (Marosvásárhely) - on national road DN 13, take a left at Feldioara (Barcaföldvár) to DN 13E. From Miercurea Ciuc - on national road DN 12.
Wizz Air operates international flights to several countries from Transylvania Airport at Targu-Mures, a good two hours' drive from the town.
By bus Even if the town is quite small, a ride with the bus will take you quick from one point to another. The ticket for one journey is 1,30 RON - about 30 euro cents, but usually, you may buy a 2 journey ticket for 2,60 RON. There are several lines that will take you through the town: number 1 - Simeria - Central Park - Rail Station; number 2 - Simeria - Central Park - Ciucului - Rail Station; number 3 - Central Market - Central Park - Rail Station and other buses will take you in the villages round the town: number 4 - Simeria - Central Park - Ciucului - Rail Station - Campu Frumos
By taxi If you want to take the taxi, it will take you in a short time - about 5-10 minutes - anywhere in town you like. If you want, you can take the taxi outside the town, but it is more expensive. The taxi hub is directly across the theatre.
Going out in town, you will find pubs with good music and nice atmosphere. A nice walk in the central park will be very relaxing. You can visit the surrounding villages and take a look at the fortified churches typical of the area.
You have to try kurtos kalacs, a type of Hungarian sweet pastry.
Palinca / Palinka is the most know alchoolic bevarage in town like in all Transylvania. Beer is also one of the favorite drink in the town.
Tourinfo - point for touristic informations in area
Contact person: Márton Lichtfusz Katalin, Dani Zsuzsa e-mail: [email protected] address: 1 Decembrie 1918 nr.2 Phone/fax + 40 267 316 474,
Here you can get maps, informations about accommodation, sights, cultural and soprt events in the town - available in 4 languages.
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