Campulung was first documented in 1212, in a document by the Hungarian king to the Teutonic Knights. A Saxon community was living there, whose leader was Lawrence of Longocampo.
You get a sense of the present-day town in this video. Sadly, it being Monday, the town's small private art gallery was closed - it not only has interesting exhibitions but stocks an excellent supply of booklets on the town's history.
Another great post from Tourist in my Country - this time about one of he many derelict palaces one can find tragically scattered around the countryside
Two years ago today, I was blogging about Bulgarian Realist painting