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About Mountain Resort - Arieseni

Arieseni is situated at an altitude of 900 m, between Bihor Mountains and Muntele Mare Mountains. Due to the natural environment was declared mountain resort.

The resort is located in the Apuseni Natural Park which houses a rich population of carnivores: bear, wolf, lynx, otter, marten, but also  chamois, badger, deer, bats, wild pigs, predatory birds: golden eagle, northern goshawk, hawk, common buzzard, kestrel red, saker falcon, peregrine falcon, asio.

Tourist attractions:

Scarisoara Cave

The cave Vartop Glacier

The cave Poarta lui Ionele

Ordancusei Canyon

Varciorog Waterfall

Bucinis Waterfall

Pisoaia Waterfall

Bear's Cave

Sighistel Valley which hosts over 200 caves, the biggest endokarst potential in the country.

Fortress of Ponor

Radeasa Fortress and the Somesul Cald Canyon

Living Fire Ice Cave

Barsa Pit

Ruginoasa Hole

The development of agro-tourism hotels and chalets makes the Arieseni resort to be a recreational place, as they say, a "green" tourism.

In the time spent on Arieseni you can practice horse riding (riding), hiking, cycling, fishing, or enjoy the nature in its true splendor in the wildest parts of Europe.

For winter sports there are the Arieseni-Vartop slopes equipped with teleski and nocturne.

Vartop 1, medium difficulty, length 1.000 m.

Vartop 2, medium difficulty, length 430 m.

Contact and information:

Address: Arieseni, Alba, Romania

Opening hours for ski slopes:

Vartop 1
Monday - Sunday: 8:00 - 17:00

Vartop 2
Monday - Thursday: 10:00 - 18:00
Saturday - Sunday: 10:00 - 21:00


Vartop 1
Adults: 5 lei/ascent
Children: 3 lei/ascent

Vartop 2
Adults: 3 lei/ascent
Children: 2 lei/ascent

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