Neustadt meeting 2024 in Cristian / Neustadt

This year's Neustadt reunion will take place from 8 to 10 August 2024 in Cristian/Neustadt "Neustadt im Burzenland" - in Romania.

Celebrate with us at the festive weekend as part of the Neustadt in Europe town friendship and discover the newest member: Cristian, also known as "Neustadt in Burzenland", in Romania. From 8 to 10 August 2024, the Neustadt reunion invites you to explore this picturesque municipality.

Experience the rich history and culture of Cristian, characterised by the impressive Protestant fortified church from 1270 and the charming Romanian Orthodox church from 1795. Stroll through the square with the centuries-old ponds and let yourself be enchanted by the medieval atmosphere.

Surrounded by the majestic backdrop of the Butschetsch Mountains, Cristian offers numerous opportunities for sightseeing. Discover the surrounding fortified churches, castles and palaces or visit the unique bear reserve in Europe.

The programme of the Neustadt Meeting 2024 promises an unforgettable experience full of cultural discoveries and encounters. Be part of this extraordinary city friendship and experience Neustadt in Europe up close!

The festival programme:

Thursday, 08 August 2024

  • Landing at Ghimbav Airport with WIZZAIR
  • 14:00: Arrival, accommodation, information
  • 17:00: Ceremonial opening in Cristian / New Town
  • 18:00: Cultural programme
  • 19:30: Dinner together

Friday, 09 August 2024

  • 09:00 am: visit Dracula Castle Bran
  • 17:00 hrs: Mayor's hour in Cristian / Neustadt
  • 19:00: Trees for Europe (pfalzen)
  • 20:00: Minutes dinner
  • Start of the Neustadt Days (community festival)

Saturday, 10 August 2024:

  • 11:00 am: Ecumenical service - Protestant church
  • 12:30 pm: Parade to the large hall
  • 14:00: festive entertainment with music and a feast
  • Neustädter Tage - events on the market square (community festival)

Sunday, 11 August 2024:

  • 09:00 am: Harman / Honigberg fortified church
  • 11:00 a.m.: Lunch together
  • 14:00: Departure from Ghimbav / Weidenbach
  • Neustadt Days - events on the market square (community festival)

In addition to the main events, tourist attractions can also be visited. This programme is supported by the municipality of Cristian / Neustadt. Prior registration is requested.

The following programme items can be booked in advance in Burzenland and beyond:


  • Bran (Toerzburg)-Dracula Castle (advance booking essential)

  • Brasov (Kronstadt) - the old town centre and the Black Church

  • Prejmer (Tartlau) - with the fortified church (UNESCO cultural heritage)

  • Zarnesti (Zernen) - with the unique bear reserve

  • Rasnov - the peasant castle, dinosaur park and stalactite cave

  • Cristian / Neustadt - the new Efrem monastery and oak plateau

  • Poiana Brasov - climatic health resort


    If you would like to participate, please contact the following address:
Tel. 0040- (0)735-312730

oder Postanschrift:

Str.Piața Libertății Nr.1
RO-507055 CRISTIAN judetul BRASOV


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