Visiting Romania - Things to do in Brasov. Surrounded by the southern Carpathian mountains and nestled in the heart of Transylvania, Brasov is the place where Romanians go when they want a holiday. Yes the main street could be considered quite ‘touristy’, with bars and restaurants as far as the eye can see. But you will find a nice mix of locals and foreigners in this historic little town. Summer or Winter - Brasov has something to offer everyone.