Marginimea Sibiului Experience
In Marginimea Sibiului, all year long, visitors can take part in various festivals and activities to taste local products made by local farmers. Markets and fairs provide the opportunity to taste and buy products directly from the small producers.
A great opportunity for travelers to taste delicious local products and listen to traditional folk music are the local festivals in Marginimea Sibiului. For instance, The Shepherds Festival in Jina takes place every year on the last weekend of July. The Cheese and Tuica Festival in Rasinari takes place every year in the last weekend of August. The event is perfect for those interested in both culinary tradition and local culture, and is situated in a beautiful mountain area covered with forest.
Tasting sheep cheese in rural guest houses. Having a lunch or dinner in a guest house in Marginimea Sibiului is a great opportunity to discover and taste sheep cheese and specific shepherd dishes and get acquainted with the lifestyle and customs of the inhabitants of this region.
The Sheep Cheese Route. The Sheep Cheese Route provides an excellent opportunity for discovering the pastoral world of Marginimea Sibiului, with its picturesque settlements and calm lifestyle. Due to continuous shepherding and transhumance, the 18 villages connected to the route have succeeded in keeping their strong local identity. Following the Sheep Cheese Route interested visitors can discover traditional art, lifestyle and customs, taste cheese and other special dishes.