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“Vrancea, the country of natural wonders, the country of old stories, the country of the ancestral song and of the poem that has no comparison in any Romanian land, is the most beautiful part of the Carpathian depression”. (V.P. Arbore)

The land with rich forests Varancha, as it has been attested for the first time in 1431 Vrancea, is the destination that we are inviting you to visit.

Because of its geographical position, at the curvature of Oriental Carpathians, Vrancea has been, during the times, a real connection point between Moldova, Tara Romaneasca and Transylvania.

It is the symbol fo the Union from 1859, that lay the foundations of the Romanian state. Focsani is known as the first capital of the United Principalities. World War I represents another important stage, and the Mausoleums from Focşani, Mărăşti, Mărăşeşti and Soveja are proofs of this stage.

In what concerns the spirituality, the churches and the monasteries are speaking of a civilization with roots anchored in time and faith, unwavering in God. The people from this part preserve even nowadays the traditional crafts, and the traditional outfit illustrate the ethnographic continuity and unity of the Romanians.

This blessed land is a Romania in miniature. Here we find all the relief forms: wild mountains, rich plains, slow hills that are bearing the vineyards with noble grapes like a blazon famous in the entire country. In a natural landscape of a special picturesque we find Putna Waterfalls, Tisita Gorges, Rapa Rosie Trout farm, the Alive Fire from Andreiasu, unique in the country.

The geographical position, as well as the natural and cultural framework are favouring different forms of tourism: travel or weekend, for hunting and fishing, viticulture tourism. The rural tourism, the ecological and the cultural tourism are developed in homologated pensions, included in ANTREC circuit, as well as in those over 900 holiday houses.

The local authorities have integrated in the development strategy a series of projects accomplished with funds from the budget, as well as with European money, which are meant to capitalize the touristic objectives, to promote the traditions and to improve the accommodation infrastructure.

GEOGRAPHICAL POSITION

Vrancea County is located at 180 km from the country’s capital city and from the International Airport “Henri Coanda”. The county’s residence is the municipality of Focşani. Vrancea County includes two municipalities (Focşani and Adjud), three towns (Mărăşeşti, Panciu and Odobeşti) and 68 communes.

The county’s population is of 340.310 inhabitants, according to the population and housing census from 2011. Vrancea County’s surface is of 4.863 sqkm.

The main access road to Focsani Municipality is the European express road E85, Bucharest-Suceava that transits the county. Vrancea is crossed also by the main railway section that unites two of the Romanian regions, Moldova and Muntenia.

Vrancea, the Country of Vineyards and Wines, is located outside the Curvature Carpathians, at the intersection of the three historical regions: Moldova, Tara Romaneasca and Transylvania. Being an authentic connection point between the three provinces, from Vrancea we can easily reach in the Danube harbours from Galaţi (90 km) and Brăila (100 km), or to the Black Sea (Constanţa – 280 km ) and the Danube Delta (Tulcea – 215 km). vrancea ensures through its road network the fastest access way to Transylvania (Brasov – approximatively 22 km), or to the Republic of Moldova (Chişinău – almost 2810 km, through the customs Albiţa-Huşi).

Vrancea County is bordering at the N-E with Vaslui County, at the East with Galati County, at the S-E with Braila County, at the South with Buzau County, at the Wast with Covasna County and at the North with Bacau County.

 

Link catre Harta Judetului – https://vrancea-county.map2web.eu/

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