Jurilovca: European Destinations of Excellence

JurilovcaEDEN – European Destinations of Excellence 2013 – Accessible tourism

Jurilovcavideo

Sightseeing tips

  • Enjoy the fresh salt water of Razim – Sinoe lake complex;
  • Discover the well preserved traditions of Romanians and Lipovans ;
  • The traditional Lipovan houses are thatch roofed and the facades are painted in white and blue. The traditional bath, built separately from the house itself, looks like a Russian sauna and the bathing act is almost of ceremonial nature, especially before major holidays. The traditional costume is still worn on holidays;

  • Step into the ancient world in Orgame/Argamum fortress
  • It was founded in the 7-th century BC, by the Greeks of Miletus, being the first settlement on the present territory of Romania mentioned in an ancient source. The fortress was inhabited more than 12 centuries

Romanian coastal village of Jurilovca among European Commission’s 2013 Destinations of Excellence

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