Curtea de Arges Travel GuideEdit This The best resource for sights, hotels, restaurants, bars, what to do and see
It is part of Arges County, situated next to Pitesti, on the bank of river Arges. Argeş is a river of Southern Romania, which rises from the Făgăraş Mountains, in the Carpathians and flows into the Danube.It was known in antiquity as Argessos, Ardeiscus or Ordessus river.
Curtea de Arges is situated in a valley of the Fagaras Mountains, highest part of the Romanian Carpathians and it is also near to Transfagarasan Highway. The Fagaras Mountains are a very popular hiking, trekking and skiing destination in Romania.
In the town, you can visit the History Museum,which hosts some of the oldest artefacts in the history of the place, from antiquity to the First World War. Even if the employees are not very enthusiastic in explaining things, you may still enjoy some chapters of local history.
Part or or all of this text stems from the original article at: Raluca Ionescu
February 22, 2007 change by psychoralu (2 points)