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The Transfagarasan (trans (over, across) + Fagaras) or DN7C.  Built as a strategic military route, the 90 km of twists and turns run north to south across the tallest sections of the Southern Carpathians, between the highest peak in the country,...

Balea Lake (Balea Lac) is a glacier lake situated at 2.034 m of altitude, in the Fagaras Mountains. There are two chalets opened all the year round, a meteorological station and a mountain rescue (Salvamont) station. It is accessible by car on the...

It resembles a very large and elaborate mausoleum, built in Byzantine style, with Moorish arabesques. In shape it is oblong, with a many-sided annex at the back. In the centre rises a dome, fronted by two smaller cupolas, while a secondary dome,...

Lake Vidraru is an artificial lake in Romania created in 1965 with the construction of the Vidraru Dam on the Arges River. It lies in the shadow of the Fagaras Mountains. A village lies submerged at the bottom of this lake.Vidraru Lake is a lake,...

The citadel is located on a cliff, on the West side of the Transfagarasan road in Arges district, in to the Fagaras Mountains. It was built around the beginning of the 13th century by the rulers of Wallachia.In the 15th century, realizing the...

Jidava was a Roman fort from fortified  Limes Transalutanus. The fort is considered the most important fort on the Limes Transalutanus defense, serving to control the road of Bran pass. It was built between 190-211, under Emperor Commodus and...

Orthodox monastery, founded in 1215, by Negru Voda Voivode, founder and first ruler of the Romanian Country.The second founder of the monastery is Matei Basarab (1635-1638) which restores the church from the ground. Also during of Matei Basarab is...

The monastery is a complex of caves from fourteenth century, reestablished in 1512, during the time of ruler Neagoe Basarab (1512-1521).Church was carved into solid rock wall, 30 m high and 14.5 m long.Near the church is dining room of the monastery,...

Dambovicioara Cave is located in the southern massif Piatra Craiului, the left side of the valley Dambovicioara (tributary of the Dambovita).Cave was formed by water action of Dambovicioara stream that cut the limestone of jurassic age of massif...

Dambovicioarei canyon has a 9 km length. It’s located in the limestone mountain area "Piatra Craiului Mountains" between Rucar and Dambovicioara.It looks impressive and is part of a series of at least 20 canyons situated in the catchment area...

Capra Waterfall is located in Fagaras Mountains, at an altitude of 2.000 m.It is a waterfall with a drop of 35 m, the water comes from the glacial lake Capra located at 2.230 m.Contact and information:Address: Transfagarasan, Arges, RomaniaOpening...

Cable Car - BaleaRoute length: 3.700 mMinimum altitude: 1.200 mMaximum altitude: 2.040 mContact and information:Address: Balea Lake (Balea Lac) and Balea Waterfall (Cascada Balea)Program hours:Monday - Sunday: 9:00 - 17:00Tickets:Adults:Up from Balea...

Capra Lake is a glacial lake located on the south side of Fagaras massif at 2.230 m altitude. From here stems the brook Capra, one of the source of the Arges river.Contact and information:Address: From Balea Lac follow the trail marked with blue...

Balea waterfall is located in Fagaras Mountains  between the peaks of Moldoveanu and Negoiu, to over 1.200 m altitude. It is the largest waterfall in steps of Romania, with a fall of 60 m. Contact and information:Address:Access can be made from...

Negoiu is a mountain peak located in Fagaras Mountains, Arges county. With an altitude of 2.535 meters, is the second from Romania, being surpassed only by Moldoveanu Peak, 2.544 m.Contact and information:Address: From Balea Lake follow the trail...

Moldoveanu Peak, at 2.544 metres, is the highest mountain in Romania located in the Fagaras Mountains of the Southern Carpathians.Contact and information:Address: From Lake Balea (Balea Lac) follow  mark blue triangular  up in Saddle Goat,...

Piatra Craiului National Park is a protected area of national interest, located on the territory of counties Arges and Brasov.National Park is located in the Southern Carpathians, in Piatra Craiului Mountains, has a total area of ​​14.773 ha,...

Rucar is one of the oldest ways of communication on the Romanian territory. This ancient trade route and military, connect in the time of the Roman occupation, settlements Cumidava (Rasnov) of Jidava (Poenari of Muscel) and in the Middle Ages was the...

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