Located near the European road connecting Brasov to Sighisoara, Apata commune boasts an enviable habitat. The coniferous and broad-leave trees host an extremely rich venatorial patrimony, which attract lots of hunting fiends. The lakes and ponds in the surroundings offer the tourists a tempting entertainment.
According to the mayor Iuliu Boloni, a growing number of tourists practice the sylvan tourism in the area: ?We have a reach hunting treasure ? boars, bears, deers, wolfs and rabbits. No hunter returns home without having shot some pray and the most skilled got trophies?. Each hunt is usually followed by a traditional venatorial evening, which is a good occasion to taste an exquisite gastronomy. Around the fire camp, the hunters tell theirs adventures, blowing theirs? own trumpets.
As mayor Boloni said, there is a special service within the town hall, getting the laws obeyed, in collaboration with the foresters. ?We watch very carefully any possible poach case. Everybody must to observe the hunting rules and pay the due taxes. Nobody can enter the forest and do whatever he wants. One must respect the nature and the laws that govern the forest regime?.
In order to ensure accommodation to the tourists came to practice sylvan and fishing touring, but also other recreation activities, the Apata town hall develops a touring area with 200 vacation houses, boarding houses and hotels through European funds. The town hall also supports an investor who wants to build a natural holiday village.
There are many other entertainment options for the tourists: one day trips, sightseeing on cart, the Hungarian gastronomy, visits at the local church ? of patrimonial value ? and the local museum, built with the support of Apaczai Foundation. The food is entirely ecological (eggs, bacon, cream, pork, chicken, fruits and vegetable). Those who taste once the Csoroe donuts made by the Hungarian women will never forget it.