History of Transylvania and Flanderhof

 

Flanderhof Manor House, DJ 106 S nr 175, Thalheim/Daia

      Flanderhof Manor is located 6 km from the Sibiu’s Ring road and 12 km from the town center in the picturesque village of Talheim / Daia 557213 Judet Sibiu, in the hart of Transylvania (Ro).
This beautiful location was in the 14th century the seat of the Count Andreas of Thalheim (1339), In the XXth century it belonged to the Bordon family, witch revendicated it. The actual owner bought the propriety in 1998 and restored it thoroughly. For Bed & Breakfast, 10 guest-rooms are equiped with free Wifi, bathroom and toilet. There are inside and outside diner possibilities, barbecue etc.
Count Michael de Villegas de Clercamp designed the gardens, adorned with many rare trees and more then 280 different plants and flowers. In our Orangerie, Loggia and Conference rooms you can organise your feasts, meetings, cultural activities and events for more than 100 people.
From here you can explore the wonderful and quiet countryside and rich historical buildings of the Harbachthal (Hârtibaciu river), such as Saxon fortified churches dating from the XII-XIIIth centuries. The Fagaras mountains and woods are situated at 20 km from Flanderhof. Great and unspoiled nature invites to walking, biking and on- and off-road motorbiking in these beautiful surroundings.

 

Transylvania Summary History

 The inhabitants of the Carpathians descend from the Geto-Dacian and Romans. The Getae appeared in the regions between the Carpathians and the Danube at the end of the Neolithic period, there are about 4,000 years.The chief Dacian Decebalus (87-106 AD JC) defies Rome. Attracted by the gold resources of Transylvania, Trajan launched against his legions (101-106) and eventually overcome after several campaigns. The emperor Trajan effected the conquest of this region of 101 to 106 and created the province of Dacia. Aurélien nevertheless decided to evacuate Dacia and gave way to the Goths who were masters before the Huns, and until the death of Attila in 453.

 Between the IV and the X century, the old Dacia suffered multiple invaders Huns, Vandals, Avars, Lombards, Magyars. Only Slavs and Bulgarians are fixed permanently. In the eleventh century, Stephen I of Hungary conquers the Carpathians. With their Flemish and Luxemburg allies Hungarians and Szekler create towns like Cluj, Sibiu and Brasov. From the mid 16th century until the 17th century, Transylvania is an independent pricipality under dual control of Habsburgs and Turcs.

 In the late seventeenth century, the Austrians repress the Turks beyond the Carpathians, and reconquer Transylvania. In 1920, Transylvania becomes part of Romania.

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