Lisa commune is located at south-western side of Brasov county in Fagaras Hollow, at the foot of Fagaras Mountains, an area very auspicious to the development of agro-tourism, trout farms, agrarian farming, animal husbandry and natural resources running.
The commune also compasses two villages - Breaza and Pojorta, which offer the conditions to practice all kinds of tourism.
The first document attesting its existence goes back to 1527 and refers to ?Radul of Lisza?, one of the 12 squires who took the oath to serve the castellans of Fagaras Stronghold.
A lot of the spots bordering Lisa have been called after the owners of these border estates.
The first school has been established in 1765.
Lisa gave a lot of great personalities who marked the Romanian cultural history, such as Gheorghe Popa-Lisseanu, ex-member of the Romanian Academy or the writer of wide fame Octavian Paler, a very honourable octogenarian.
Stopping Youths? Exodus
Lisa had along the years a harmonious development; the main occupations of the population are the agriculture and the breeding.
The mayor of Lisa, Gheorghe Gavrila, distinguished the connecting works at the gas-distribution system among the project of rural development unfolded by local council Lisa.
?The construction of the waste treatment plant and the sewerage was financed from external funds.
Agro-tourism and the environment's protection are other directions we are focused on.
Our policy is to stop the youths' exodus abroad and encourage them the get involved in local projects?.
The investors beneficiate of various opportunities such as inland, fiscal facilities, qualified labor, business environment projects (industrial parks), natural resources to be exploited - wood, gravel, clay.
Nature and History
The tourists, both Romanians and foreigners, have been discovering since long ago the beauties of the wild landscape of the area.
Among the touring attractions stand out the ruins of the Citadel ?Negru Voda? in Breaza, the Chalet and the Lake ?Urlea?, the holiday villages and the touring area Lisa and Breaza.
The hermitage of ?Negru Voda? monastery, next by the fortress's ruins, is a much visited sanctuary.
?At the Whirlpools?
Angelica and Dan Lungociu established a family business called ?At the Whirlpools?, continuing a 100 years old tradition.
It's an outfit and a manufacturing plant to process wool clothing (hirsute thick wool tissues, very warm and resistant).
The unique traditional processing outfit conserve working procedures the peasants used to apply hundreds of years ago: the punning hamper, the washing whirlpools and the drying device.
Further information and ordering at the phone numbers
+40 268 246 843 or +40 745 122 194.
Lisa town hall 94, Lisa commune, county of Brasov Phone: +40 268 246 825 Phone/Fax: +40 268 246 795