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Alpine routes in Romania


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Even more than before, Romania remains an insider tip. Right next to western looking and living cities, the traveller finds villages like in a picture book, farmers on horse-drawn carts, wooded Carpathian heights, impressive church castles and painted monasteries as well as countryman almost from another time which are however very hospitable and helpful.
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The 10 Most Beautiful alpine routes in Romania

Alpine Route · Moldova
THEMATIC PATH - Time travel: from the Putna River, to the Sarmatic Sea
recommended route Difficulty moderate Open
8.6 km
3:17 h
582 m
368 m
This route helps you to understand more easily the differences between the present and the past environment (approx. 20 million years ago) through hiking in nature.
Alpine Route · Transylvania
Kovács István-emléktúra: Fogarasi-havasok - Serbota-Scara, júl 4
recommended route Difficulty I, F difficult
25.6 km
10:10 h
1,965 m
1,965 m
Serbota-völgye (kőbánya, 900 m) - Negoj-menedékház (1550 m) - Serbota-csúcs (2331 m) - Scara-csúcs (2303 m) - Barkács lába - Negoj-menedékház (1550 m) - Serbota-völgye (kőbánya, 900 m).
Alpine Route · Transylvania
Hiking on the Sălard - Sărăcin route
recommended route Difficulty moderate
4 km
1:42 h
328 m
328 m
The approved route has, in addition to the beauty of the places, also a historical significance, as the front line of the Second World War crossed here. Even today you can still see the trenches and bunkers built to defend the Mures gorge.
Alpine Route · Transylvania
TimMammut Adventure
recommended route Difficulty moderate
8.2 km
13:30 h
1,451 m
0 m
Alpine Route · Luncoiu de Jos
Wandering to Metaliferi Mountains - Wide stone
4 km
1:51 h
446 m
440 m
Metaliferi Mountains are just a group of the Apuseni Mountains and can be recognized by being covered by forests to the top. The whole area they cross is of a striking, savage beauty that seemed untouched by the time. Also, another special feature of the Apuseni Mountains is the scattered villages and the houses of people who are situated at high altitudes, but the greatest wealth of this area, the Brady area, is the gold, and the route of this hiking takes us right in the footsteps of the former gold mine and the hill which, most likely, he still conceals his treasure.
Alpine Route · Romania
Wandering to Waterfall Clocota in Geoagiu Băi
2.1 km
0:37 h
54 m
54 m
The resort of Geoagiu Băi is a perfect place for who wants to make an escape from the fast rhythm we live in every day. Surrounded by a lot of forest and full of historical load that makes its presence felt almost at all the pace and the healing gifts of nature, namely the thermal water that was found in the resort of Geoagiu Băi From the days of the Dacians make of this resort a wonderful place. Clocota waterfall is one of the most beautiful I've seen and it's worth visiting every season. It is about 20 minutes walk from the center of the resort being a real delight for any traveler eager for new experiences.
Alpine Route · Transylvania
Drumeție Bistra Mureşului - Vârful Scaunul Domnului
Difficulty moderate
16.4 km
5:44 h
889 m
889 m
Drumeția Bistra Mureşului - Vârful Scaunul Domnului este una clasică pentru munții Călimanului. Traseul este omologat și întreținut de Serviciul Public Județean Salvamont Mureș.
Alpine Route · Transylvania
Rumänien August 2017
15.3 km
6:44 h
1,316 m
1,316 m
zum Negoiu
Alpine Route · Muntenia
Valea seaca-valea alba 28 mar. 2017 9:23:58 a.m.
Difficulty moderate
9.3 km
4:40 h
1,561 m
1,546 m
Alpine Route · Transylvania
Rasnov (din drum Glajarie) - Malaiesti
7.2 km
2:56 h
889 m
0 m

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The Carpathian mountains cover more than 30% of the country. The traveler will find a plenty of places of natural beauty: mountain peaks, gorges, lakes, forests, caves, mud volcanoes and fossil deposits.

Romania has more than 400 parks and nature reservations protecting hundreds of species of flora and fauna, all of them linked with hiking trails.

The variety of terrain, from mountainous to plains, offers something for every hiker regardless of skill or level.

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