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Cluj, the heart of Transylvania

St.Brendan is based in Cluj, the largest city in Transylvania. When you travel to St.Brendan for a masterclass, make sure you take an extra day or two to explore the city and the surroundings.

With a metro area of 500.000, Cluj is Romania's second city after Bucharest, the country's undisputed capital of festivals and the country's fastest growing tech hub. 80.000 students and 20.000 tech specialists make Cluj an amazing place, a young city with a vibrant nightlife and some of the best restaurants, bars, and clubs in this part of the continent. Lonely Planet selected Transylvania as the most interesting region to visit in the world.


Explore the Old Town

Culture Trip found 10 reasons why you should take time and explore Cluj.

Meet the future tech stars

Techcrunch writes about how Cluj is becoming the new place for tech in Europe. Liverail, a company that started in Cluj and was sold to Facebook for $500 millions, one of the biggest exits in Europe. If you're into tech, make sure you grab a coffee with local startup founders. 

Slow down and enjoy

The Independent thinks Cluj has the coolest cafe culture in Eastern Europe.

Take a day trip

National Geographic and Culture Trip write about the coolest underground place on Earth, located 20' away from Cluj. Traveler Magazine writes about why Transylvania was selected by Lonely Planet the most interesting region to visit in the world.

The festivals

Cluj is the undisputed capital of festivals in Romania. If you're coming for St.Brendan masterclasses, you might also be interested to mix business & pleasure and go to Untold Festival, voted Best Major Music Festival in Europe from the first edition, Electric Castle, probably the coolest music festival in this part of the world, held on a spectacular Transylvanian domain, TIFF, one of the most important film festivals in Europe and Jazz in the Park, the place for fans of jazz and world music.