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Dog-friendly holidays in Romania


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Travel with your dog: During your stay Romania you’re spoiled for choice. On this page weve put together suggestions for numerous dog-friendly excursions, leisure activities, restaurants and accommodation as well as a couple of other insider tips for dog owners:
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Dog-friendly hiking in Romania

One of the signposts on the route
Hiking Route · Transylvania
Hiking to Peșteana Marsh (Bottomless Lake)
recommended route Difficulty moderate
2.4 km
0:45 h
91 m
84 m
The trail leading from the Peșteana village to the homonymous marsh is an easy path that climbs through a deciduous forest and reaches a wide plateau. From here,  you have one of the most beautiful panoramic views over the crest of the Retezat Mountains.
Omul din canal, Iași
City Walking · Moldova
Iași Urban Walk
recommended route Difficulty moderate
13.5 km
3:25 h
13 m
95 m
An itinerary that includes a series of urban artworks (graffiti, sculpture, murals), older or more recent, with the possibility of stopping at some of the tourist attractions in Iasi.
Improvised wooden stairs
Hiking Route · Transylvania
Brașov (Solomon) - Postăvaru cabin - Poiana Brașov
recommended route Difficulty moderate
10.5 km
4:11 h
850 m
527 m
One of the classic routes around Brașov; it goes along well-trodden paths by many hikers and even cyclists. It is also known as the "Yellow Road".
Tampa track
Hiking Route · Brașov
Easy circuit around the Tampa Mountain
recommended route Difficulty moderate Open
6.8 km
3:30 h
262 m
298 m
An easy hike that surrounds the Tâmpa Mountain, without reaching the top. It follows various easy-to-spot tourist markings, it also meets the most touristic climbing route.
Băile Herculane seen from Ciorici gazebo
Nature Trail · Banat
Along the gazebo trail overseeing Băile Herculane resort
recommended route Difficulty moderate
6.5 km
2:40 h
399 m
425 m
The route touching all the gazebos built above the Băile Herculane resort is an excellent opportunity for a short hike, as well as a very good reason to take a series of memorable pictures.
Mangalia seen from above
Hiking Route · Dobrogea
Walking between the Black Sea Coast resorts
recommended route Difficulty easy
15 km
3:55 h
13 m
35 m
A classic and leisurely walk from one resort to the other on the Romanian coastline. You can complete this walk at any time of the year, in any direction you prefer. It adds a touch of physical activity to a lazy vacation at the seaside, spent mainly at the beach.
Peisaj de pe lacul Tarnița
Hiking Route · Munţii Gilău-Muntele Mare
Hiking near Lake Tarnița with ascent to Piatra lui Lucaci
recommended route Difficulty moderate
11.4 km
4:05 h
452 m
450 m
A moderate, marked circuit that runs along Lake Tarnița, climbs to the Piatra lui Lucaci viewpoint, and returns fairly gently through the forest to the starting point.
Panel at the start of the route
Hiking Route · Transylvania
On the narrow-gauge railway line in the Runc Valley (Govăjdia) - Tunnel
recommended route Difficulty easy
4.6 km
1:40 h
264 m
265 m
This path is part of the narrow-gauge route that once linked all iron exploitations near Hunedoara - the Transylvanian mining railway.  It is perfect for a relaxing historic walk, and leads through the longest tunnel in the area.
Forest road
Mountain Hike · Transylvania
Grohotis Peak from Bratocea Pass
recommended route Difficulty moderate
20.1 km
7:25 h
776 m
777 m
Having a landscape similar to that of the Baiului Mountains, Mount Grohotiș offers relaxing mountain hikes. The hike to Grohotiș Peak might seem endless, but nevertheless rewarding.
Bucegi Mountains seen from Magura Branului
Hiking Route · Transylvania
Easy hike above Bran mountain resort (Măgura Peak)
recommended route Difficulty moderate
8.5 km
3:30 h
667 m
673 m
A hiking route suitable even for beginners, with superb views over the valleys and hills near Bran and Moieciu mountain resorts, but also with a panorama of the Bucegi Mountains.

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