Bunesti commune is located on the European read connecting Brasov and the medieval town Sighisoara. The area makes boast of its medieval fortress, the Saxons churches of the five villages declared historical monuments, the orthodox churches of patrimonial value, The Monastery ?Sf. Gheorghe? and the Ethnographic Museum of Bunesti, the entire touring area Bunesti-Viscri-Crit-Mesendorf.
Agriculture, breeding, agro-tourism and forest exploitation are the main activities of the inhabitants. The area also offers opportunities related to row material for milk, meat and wood processing, available labour force, digital and mobile telephonic network.
Prince Charles of Wales himself, Heir Apparent to the thrones of the United Kingdom and the other 15 Commonwealth Realms, shows great interest to the area. He revealed his intention to support the stock-farms? development, Lipizzan horses? studs; he also declared himself delighted by rural architecture, perfectly fit into the landscape. In Viscri village he discovered the 100-year old technique of the local constructors in building houses. In order to conserve this handicraft, the authorities organized training courses and handed 60 qualification diplomas in traditional handicrafts.
Infrastructure for the Investors
In order to support the potential investors, local and district authorities are involved in the infrastructure?s rehabilitation, by assigning important amounts and transforming the communal roads in district ones. A bridge connecting Crit and Mesendorf villages was recently inaugurated. The inhabitants are Romanians, although before the Saxons? exodus the latter used to be in majority. Only a few old families have left today from the 700 inhabitants of Saxon origin.
According to Mircea Palasan, the mayor of Bunesti, the town hall unfolds durable development projects: ecological sewer plant, extension of the water supply network, modernisation of the roads network and development of the rural tourism.
Buneşti, 119, Principală Street
Braşov county, Romania
Zip code: 507035
Phones: +40 268-248711, 248710
Fax: +40 268-248711, 248710