Have fairy tales and dreamy stories always fascinated you? Did you love building castles of clay in your childhood and wished you lived in one too? If yes, it’s time to rejoice because you could finally live your sweet little dream! There is a clay castle hotel located in Transylvania, Romania which will soon open its door for your next staycation.
Castelul De Lut (Clay Castle of the Valley of Fairies) is located in a small village, which is around 40 km away from the town of Sibiu in Transylvania. Situated amongst the beautiful Carpathian Mountains, it offers spectacular views of nature and is very creatively built. Reaching here via Transfagarasan highway will not just make you travel the 40 km distance, but also take you back in time.
This clay castle hotel is truly an eco-friendly accommodation made of organic materials like clay, straw, wood, and, sand. The hotel became a reality as a result of a dream home that a Romanian couple always wanted to build. They actually sold their house in Bucharest to give life to this extraordinary imagination. Though, they also took the help of an architect in order to make their dream come true.
This castle that will soon be opened as a hotel would comprise of ten rooms and a restaurant. Each room will have its own separate entrance. Apart from its remote location, the magnificent structure, and eco-friendly accommodation, the castle is also a beautiful place for having your destination wedding or organizing any special event.
Though the price for a stay per night is yet to be announced and there’s time for the hotel to open its doors for its guests, you could still visit this breathtaking attraction during your holiday in Europe.
While this place may still look like something straight out of a fictional or storybook world, it is, fortunately, a reality! So, the next time you plan your Europe trip and wish to live your childhood dream, make sure you stay at this fairyland-like marvel.