The national capital Bucharest is located 170 miles (274 kilometers) southeast of Orastie.
Transylvania is popular with travelers from all four corners of the globe. To see why, set aside some time and explore the cities, towns and villages within easy traveling distance of Orastie. You'll find Sebes, 19 miles (31 kilometers) to the southwest, and Hateg 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the northeast.
Sibiu is approximately 45 miles (72 kilometers) from Orastie. This regional center has a diverse range of things to see and do, including Evangelical Cathedral, Brukenthal National Museum and History Museum. If you have enough time, consider checking out Piata Mare, ASTRA National Museum Complex and Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu before you return to Orastie.
Transylvania features some important cathedrals and other holy sites, perfect places to get a taste of Orastie's gentler side. Should the heavens open, fear not, Transylvania offers a wide range of art museums, history museums and theaters, that will keep you entertained.
When the temperatures climb, do what the locals do and head to the area's beautiful waterways for a day of rafting or wind surfing. If you like to get out into the cold weather, this area may be the ideal destination. Follow the lead of the locals and enjoy skiing and snowboarding.
Before you head back to the familiarity of home, you'll be bidding this special place a fond La revedere (farewell).