Thousands of butterflies

The Transylvanian Highlands are home to various species of butterflies and most importantly, here are all 5 species of community interest.

More playful or timid, thousands of butterflies will accompany you on your walks through the Transylvanian Highlands. Give them a little of your attention and they will fill your soul with joy.

Here you can download a brochure with more information about butterflies in the area Fluturi-Pajiști-Uscate-RO-min

How to visit: In search of butterflies it is best to walk or cycle, on the marked routes that leave each village. No visit fee - for guided tours, call Guides or local agencies.. 

Photo credit:

Florentina Florescu, Fundația Adept Transilvania

The red-yellow butterfly of blackberry (Callimorpha quadripunctaria)

Mustard butterfly (Leptidea major morsei)

The fire butterfly of sorrel (Lycaena disappear rutila)

The marsh fritillary (Euphydryas aurinia)

The silvery blue of the ants (Maculinea teleius)

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