Breb: A traditional Romanian village, a gateway to an authentic world

The village of Breb, a hidden gem in the heart of Maramures, invites you to discover an authentic world, where ancient traditions and customs are still alive. Situated on the picturesque valley of the Breboaia stream and at the foot of the Gutâi Mountains, Brebul will win you over with its natural beauty and the unique charm of the traditional Romanian village.

A name with history:

The name of the village comes from the European beaver, known locally as "breb", which once inhabited the waters of the area.

A living museum of traditions:

Brebul is a place where time seems to have stopped. Here you will find unpaved streets, hand-carved wooden houses and gates, old churches with stunning frescoes, carefully preserved traditional crafts and welcoming people who carry on the cultural heritage of the place.

An authentic experience:

By visiting Brebul, you can enjoy a unique experience away from the hustle and bustle of the modern world. You can taste delicious traditional dishes made from natural and local ingredients, participate in various religious events and celebrations, learn about local crafts and relax in the midst of nature.

Useful information for tourists:

  • Location:The village of Breb is located in Maramureș county, about 25 km from Sighetu Marmației.
  • Access: you can get there by car on the county road DJ185A.
  • Accommodation:There are a variety of guesthouses and holiday homes in Breb where you can stay to enjoy an authentic experience.
  • Tourist attractions:
    • St. Nicholas Wooden Church
    • The Ethnographic Museum
    • The Merry Cemetery
    • The Maramures Gates
    • Local traditions and customs
  • Recommendations:
    • Respect local culture and traditions.
    • Wear decent clothes, especially when visiting the church.
    • Politely negotiate prices for souvenirs.
    • Try local traditional dishes.
    • Participate in religious events and celebrations.
    • Enjoy the beauty of nature and the tranquility of the village.

Brebul is an ideal destination for those who want to experience the authenticity of the Romanian village, enjoy unique traditions and customs and relax in the middle of nature.



Additional tips:

  • Visit Brebul during the week to avoid the crowds.
  • Learn some basic Romanian words and expressions.
  • Respect the environment and leave no trace behind.

Breb is waiting for you to discover a magical world where traditions and natural beauty blend harmoniously, offering you an unforgettable experience.