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Zalau Travel Guide, Romania

Zalau, Travel Guide – General Presentation

Zalau is an important city in the north-west of Romania, located between two mountain ranges: the Eastern and the Western Carpathians. Taking advantage of this perfect location, many tourists prefer this city for its picturesque area and spectacular landscape. Like many mountainous cities, Zalau is crossed by a river which bears the same name, offering many entertaining activities to its locals and visitors, such as: fishing, swimming, etc.

Zalau, Travel Guide – Main Attractions

After checking in, you can start exploring the surroundings with Meses Mountain, located less than 10 km away from downtown. You can easily get there by car, but if you are a true nature lover, you must definitely walk up there and explore every part of the beautiful landscape. Once you are on the top, you will forget about the fatigue of the road and you will enjoy the beautiful view offered by the panorama of the city and the surrounding areas.

Any Zalau Travel Guide you will confirm you that this western city is small but tidy, hosting welcoming people and professional employees, so no matter your choice you cannot possibly fail.

The Central Park located on one of the surrounding hills, is a favorite place for people who like to take a walk with their children or pets during the sunny summer days. Its sinuous paths give you the opportunity to spend a beautiful day in nature, where the little ones can have the fun of their lives in the mini park especially made for them.

Some other great places that are worth visiting are: The Museum of History and Art, located right in downtown, Art Gallery“Ioan Sima”, The Archaeological Complex Porolissum, etc.

Zalau, Travel Guide - Things to Do

Masurisul Oilor is an important event and a pastoral holiday that gathers a large number of locals and visitors that come to Zalau to take part in this fascinating tradition. It takes place every year in May. The celebration starts with a religious ceremony and ends with concerts of famous local stars playing for the delight of its audience.

Some important events that turn this city into the ‘heart’ of Ardeal are all the folkloric concerts held by the bands that represent so proudly everything that is specific to Romania

If Zalau Travel Guide informs you about all important events that take place in this city every year, Baia Mare Travel Guide and Oradea Travel Guide will convince you not to leave this country before admiring more of its amazing beauty.

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    If you arrive in Zalau you should visit Sfanta Vineri Cathedral wich is the 3rd largest cathedral in the Estern Europe.
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