About Horezu - presentation, information, photos and recommendations

In depression bordered by a chain of Carpathians in the north, is a quiet mountain town, famous for bulgarele art born of clay, ceramists artisans created beautiful and admired by fans.

Situated in a beautiful natural landscape - surrounded by mountains Skull, Magura Slatioara, Negrulestilor hills, and Tomşani Costesti, Horezu most famous pottery center in the country, one of the important tourist spots in Romania officially became a tourist resort.

Horezu town is first mentioned in the document given to Ramnic on 5 September 1487 by Prince Vlad the Monk. The village is then donated Hurez Constantin Brancoveanu Monastery. Laying develop a little more after 1780, when it becomes known as "Fair Horezu", on which becomes the center of the net, then capital of the district. The first school was founded in 1832. With the new territorial administrative division in 1968, the area is declared a city and then meet on the steps of fast-growing urbanization.

Every year many tourists Romans and foreigners are attracted by the large number of monasteries in the country, located in a mountainous area with rich flora and fauna, the landscapes of a charm, but the occupation of craftsmen and ceramists.

Horezu ethnographic center and is known as a center of ancient pottery. In terms of traditional occupations, Horezu is known as a fruit growing area of practice, animal husbandry, pottery, wood exploitation and processing. Pottery continues to be the emblem of the place.

It is unimaginable that the tourists visiting this area will not stop ceramists artisans' workshops, to share the secret of creating clay pots.
Land preparation is done very carefully, after it was made, store and leave the earth in yeast. Then comes the clean earth and kneading, shaping vessels on the wheel, drying and scraping. The instruments are used to decorate the cow horn (filled with paint) and jay (until the dripping paint gang of horn).
The most common ornaments are: rooster, fish, leaves, flowers, peacock, and ear of wheat.

The administrative area of the city includes a total of seven villages, town and six villages belonging Horezu residence: Lower Romans, Romans Upper Ramesti, Ifrimesti, and Ursan Tanasesti. It is bordered to the north of the village Malai, east of the village Costesti Tomsani village south-east, south Măldăreşti village and west village Vaideeni.

Access to the city is on D.N. 67, which connects the city of Ramnicu Valcea (45 km) and the city of Targu-Jiu (70 km). To the south, connects with the city of Craiova (113 km) on Route 65C.


Horezu | In depression bordered by a chain of Carpathians in the north, is a quiet mountain town, famous for bulgarele art born of clay, ceramists artisans created beautiful and admired by fans.
Situated in a beautiful natural landscape - surrounded by mountains Skull, Magura Slatioara, Negrulestilor hills, and Tomşani Costesti, Horezu most famous pottery center in the country, one of the important tourist spots in Romania officially became a tourist resort

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Top hotels in Horezu

Pensiunea Dana, Horezu

Pensiunea Dana

Horezu, Valea Oltului, Romania

  • Hotel with parking  
  • No transport provided
Pensiunea Alex Si Tedi, Horezu

Pensiunea Alex Si Tedi

Horezu, Valea Oltului, Romania

    • No transport provided
    Hanul Vatra, Horezu

    Hanul Vatra

    Horezu, Valea Oltului, Romania

    • Hotel with wi-fi Internet  
    • No transport provided
    Hotel Alex, Horezu

    Hotel Alex

    Horezu, Valea Oltului, Romania

    • Hotel with wi-fi Internet  
    • No transport provided
    Hotel Conacul Lui Maldar, Horezu

    Hotel Conacul Lui Maldar

    Horezu, Valea Oltului, Romania

      • No transport provided
      Pension Andra S House, Horezu

      Pension Andra S House  

      Horezu, Valea Oltului, Romania

      • Hotel with children playground  
      • No transport provided
      Hotel Horezu, Horezu

      Hotel Horezu

      Horezu, Valea Oltului, Romania

      • Hotel with parking  
      • No transport provided
      Pensiunea Alpina, Horezu

      Pensiunea Alpina

      Horezu, Valea Oltului, Romania

      • Hotel with children playground  
      • No transport provided
      Casa Natura Healing Sound, Horezu

      Casa Natura Healing Sound

      Horezu, Valea Oltului, Romania

      • Hotel with parking  
      • No transport provided
      La Conac, Horezu

      La Conac

      Horezu, Valea Oltului, Romania

        • No transport provided
        Vila Panoramic, Horezu

        Vila Panoramic

        Horezu, Valea Oltului, Romania

          • No transport provided
          Hotel Suprem, Horezu

          Hotel Suprem

          Horezu, Valea Oltului, Romania

            • No transport provided
            Casa Giulia, Horezu

            Casa Giulia

            Horezu, Valea Oltului, Romania

              • No transport provided
              Hotel Olanesti, Horezu

              Hotel Olanesti

              Horezu, Valea Oltului, Romania

                • No transport provided
                Casa Altfel, Horezu

                Casa Altfel

                Horezu, Valea Oltului, Romania

                  • No transport provided
                  Casa Lacului, Horezu

                  Casa Lacului

                  Horezu, Valea Oltului, Romania

                    • No transport provided
                    Pensiunea Tobo, Horezu

                    Pensiunea Tobo

                    Horezu, Valea Oltului, Romania

                      • No transport provided
                      Valea Măgurii, Horezu

                      Valea Măgurii

                      Horezu, Valea Oltului, Romania

                        • No transport provided
                        Conacul Bunicilor, Horezu

                        Conacul Bunicilor

                        Horezu, Valea Oltului, Romania

                          • No transport provided
                          Alex Maria, Horezu

                          Alex Maria

                          Horezu, Valea Oltului, Romania

                            • No transport provided
                            Casa Renti, Horezu

                            Casa Renti

                            Horezu, Valea Oltului, Romania

                              • No transport provided
                              Conacul De Sub Munte, Horezu

                              Conacul De Sub Munte

                              Horezu, Valea Oltului, Romania

                                • No transport provided
                                Complex Turistic Casa Romaneasca, Horezu

                                Complex Turistic Casa Romaneasca

                                Horezu, Valea Oltului, Romania

                                  • No transport provided
                                  Hotel Tisa, Horezu

                                  Hotel Tisa

                                  Horezu, Valea Oltului, Romania

                                    • No transport provided
                                    Hotel Select, Horezu

                                    Hotel Select

                                    Horezu, Valea Oltului, Romania

                                      • No transport provided

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