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Hiking 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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Maps and trails

The 10 Most Beautiful hiking routes in Romania

Hiking Route · Banat
Hike to Comarnic Cave via Carasova
recommended route Difficulty moderate
19.3 km
6:20 h
621 m
621 m
A moderately difficult hike through a beautiful landscape of caves to Prolaz and on through fairytale forests to the Comarnic cave.  
Pahomie hermitage
Hiking Route · Transylvania
Paring Mountains - Buila Vinturarita
recommended route Difficulty moderate
168.4 km
52:57 h
6,443 m
6,626 m
We are crossing the main ridge of Paring Mountains in a wonderful nine days trip.
Black goats in Retezat
Hiking Route · Transylvania
Retezat mountains 9 days hiking Tour
recommended route Difficulty difficult
120 km
42:01 h
7,046 m
6,233 m
We are crossing the ridge of Retezat mountains in a 9 days trekking tour.
Waterfall Valul Miresei
Hiking Route · Transylvania
Apuseni Mountains 10 days hiking trip
recommended route Difficulty moderate
87.1 km
26:09 h
3,116 m
2,853 m
We are crossing the main ridge of Apuseni Mountains in a wonderful ten days trip. 
Die Hohe Ebene über beide Dörfer
Hiking Route · Banat
Hike from Weidenthal (Brebu Nou) to Wolfsberg (Gărâna) and back
recommended route Difficulty easy
14.2 km
4:30 h
262 m
262 m
A perfect hiking tour for big and small;
Hiking Route · Transylvania
DN 66A - Scocul Urzicarului - (Drumetie)
recommended route Difficulty moderate
5 km
4:15 h
345 m
345 m
Scocul Urzicarului este unul din frumoasele obiective turistice naturale ascunse din Valea Jiului.  Din fericire, pentru a ajunge aici exista acum un traseu marcat omologat. Acest scoc este un obiectiv natural sapat de apa in stanci formand un loc natural impresionant. 
Hiking Route · Muntenia
6 days trekking tour in Bucegi mountains
recommended route Difficulty moderate
47 km
18:15 h
3,456 m
3,512 m
We are crossing the main ridge of Bucegi Mountains in a wonderful 6 days trip.
Hiking Route · Transylvania
Hiking trail in the beautiful Fagaras Mountains
recommended route Difficulty difficult
67.4 km
26:20 h
5,321 m
5,071 m
We are crossing the main ridge of Fagaras Mountains in a wonderful nine days trip. 
Concert in the Romanești Cave
Hiking Route · Banat
Cultural hike to Româneşti Cave
recommended route Difficulty easy
8 km
1:15 h
267 m
267 m
An easy hike to the Romanești Cave in Timiș County, where every year, in October, a symphony concert takes place organised by the Speotimiș Association with the participation of the Banat Philharmonic Orchestra.
Hiking Route · Crișana
Hike to Schoimos Castle
recommended route Difficulty moderate
1.3 km
0:33 h
105 m
105 m
A short hike to Schoimos Castle.
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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.

Pe unde te poartă traseele de drumeție din România

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Hiking with children

Hiking with children and watching the little ones discovering their new surroundings is great fun. To make a family hike ...

Outdooractive Editors
Long-Distance Hiking · Bucovina
Via Transilvanica long-distance trail
Difficulty Open
Distance 699 km
Duration 198:09 h
Ascent 16,546 m
Descent 16,639 m

Via Transilvanica is the only trail that crosses Romania from NE to SW. It unites different geographical units, historical regions and cultures.

from Iulian Gabor,   Asociația Tășuleasa Social


Hiking near Lake Tarnița with ascent to Piatra lui Lucaci by Roland
January 09, 2023 · Community
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When did you do this route? January 08, 2023
Hosman - Glâmboaca - Fofeldea - Hosman by Horia
December 27, 2022 · Community
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