Fundata, situated in the County of Brasov, has been throughout the ages a place connecting civilizations, being located at the border between regions Transylvania and Muntenia. Along with Bran and Moieciu, it makes up the geographical area called Zona Bran (Bran region). Its tourist development has not spoiled the beauty of the local landscapes. The traditional holidays celebrated in Fundata continue to keep their old charm through customs and handicrafts, folk costumes, music and cheerfulness, shepherds and traders, business and beautiful love stories.
"If you want to breath the cleanest air in Romania, enjoy tranquillity and taste healthy food, admire the traditions of people living in the mountains, you should come to Fundata. They say that the God`s smile stands in the beauty and greatness of the mountains. We are glad to invite you to Fundata, located at the highest altitude in the country, to discover how close to the sky these beautiful places we live in are. People live their lives here according to the holidays of the Christian calendar. Customs are genuine and celebrated religiously. Our history and traditions urge us to treat our visitors up to the standards!" said Mr. Florin Marian Patea, Mayor of Fundata.
In 1973 the village of Sirnea which belongs to Fundata, has become the first tourist village in Romania. Currently, ANTREC organizes each year dozens of major events throughout the year all around the country.
"This year, celebrating 20 years since the foundation of ANTREC, we will organize even more events. Until the end of the year we intend to launch a strategy for the development and promotion of rural tourism at national level, within the current context and taking into account the way people`s needs have progressed. ANTREC celebrated the National Day of Rural Tourism at Fundata on the day of Florii (the Palm Sunday). On this occasion a new rural tourism season has opened," said Mrs Maria Stoian, Ph.D., founding Chairman of ANTREC.
5-Daisy (classification type by flowers) Guest Houses
Fundata is situated at high altitude having numerous guest houses of all categories, including 5-daisy classified boarding houses, among which some of them have been awarded the "Golden Daisy" prize.
On Easter, tourists enjoyed traditional, healthy and varied food after attending the Easter mass at the old shingle-roofed Church (dating from 1830) and the new Church (dating from 1943) where they could admire the interior paintings and old icons.
In June other events follow such as the Measurement of the Milk, which is celebrated each year announcing the transhumance of sheep and cattle herds to montane regions.