Horezu is best known for the traditional pottery manufactured in the area and for its 17th century monastery.
The town is small enough to be walkable.
- Horezu Monastery (Mănăstirea Horezu), ☎ +40 250 860071. Built in the 1690s, the monastery is one of the most beautiful examples of the Brâncovenesc style (a mix of Baroque, Oriental and traditional Romanian architecture); it's a UNESCO World Heritage Site
Accommodations are mostly in guest houses; prices start at around €15/night.
- Complexul muzeal Maldaresti (Maldaresti museum complex), in Maldaresti village, about 3 km away from Horezu. 10-18 (summer), 9-17 (winter). Traditional fortified houses
- Manastirea Bistrita (Bistrita monastery) (approx. 10 km north east of Horezu). Built in the 15th century
- Cheile Bistritei (Bistrita canyon) (near Costesti village, east of Horezu).
- Pestera Liliecilor (Bats' cave) (near Bistrita monastery).