Avrig city is located at the foot of Fagaras Mountains , 25 km from Sibiu , a true natural amphitheater that rises up to 2500 m . Avrig is mentioned for the first time in 1364 , but settlement there since ancient times . Avrig is a picturesque area with mountains, forests and clean air, in which tradition is preserved and promotes respect for nature.
Although a small town , has a rich history and has given rise to important figures like Gheorghe Lazar , the founder of education in the national language of the country, or Samuel von Brukenthal.Governor of Transylvania and art lover ,von Brukenthal is the founder of the art museum in Sibiu, that bears his name . In Avrig, the baron has built a summer residence with superb baroque ornamental gardens . There are special events organized but is open for tourist circuit.
" Avrig is a small town but with big plans and important goals ."