Nature Sights

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Nature Sights


Buzau holds treasures that are worth discovering. Whether you are discovering the interior life palpitating second by second at the Muddy Volcanoes or you are going in search of spiritual healing at the Ciolanu Monastery or you decide on a peaceful holiday at Sarata Monteoru, you will discover the hidden richness of this area. You will be charmed by the Subcarpathian landscape with its steady hills, short mountains and lots of green large meadows.


Only 13 kilometers west from Balvanyos Baths, nature shelters a piece of nature man has not touched. Saint Ann Lake is the only volcanic lake in Europe; it is surrounded by wild, wonderful scenery, with green forests, which mirror in the clear water. If you get so far in this region, hire a boat and enjoy the row on the lake. It is a tremendous opportunity to relax on the water surface, meanwhile admiring the beauty of the surrounding forests.


The surroundings of Turda City combine spectacular natural sceneries, the magic of the underground galleries and the picturesque atmosphere of the Transylvanian villages. The grandiose gorges of Turda, accompanied by the melodious murmur of Hăşdate River reveal threatening rocks over which noisy gushes of water roll over, glades and smooth hills. After some outdoor hikes, Turda Saline offers genuine moments of relaxation, in a mysterious and surprising setting. These unique places, with their specific charm, are ideal destinations for relaxation and new discoveries.


Maramures is the land where history and tradition have been kept, carved in the wood of the mighty gates and on the merry crosses of Sapanta. The pure beauty of this area, the wild sceneries, the alleys where you can meet simple, friendly people, the tall churches and the simple houses, they all make you fall in love with this corner of Romania and come back any time you wish to relax or visit amazing places.


The region around the area Bicaz Gorge - the Red Lake is the perfect destination for rest, relax, leisure, but also for those who want to venture into hiking trips, nature trails or to climb the rocks. The ever green woods give a specially pictoresque note, a sight which will give you the joy of fresh, clean air and the pleasure of wonderful . You must discover the paradise between the stone mountain sides of the gorge and the hidden secrets in the spectacular canyon, trying at the same time to catch a glimpse of the rare species of plants and beasts.


In the Mehedinti Mountains and on the Cerna Valley, nature has created amazing, breathtaking sceneries. Either if you wish to explore the impressive gorges or you want to cool by the noisy waterfalls, conquer the heights or discover mysterious caves, the mountainous Banat offers an unexpected experience. Visit this area and you will enjoy a pleasant vacation, where you will relax and recharge your energy batteries.


The Danube Delta is a place full of life where the river embraces the sea, splitting into the numerous arms of a mysterious, surreally beautiful labyrinth. It suffices to pass through these places once and you irrecoverably fall in love with this wild nature corner, a paradise for flying creatures shooting up from nowhere. From the very first waves, you are taken over by the Delta’s vibe, by the welcoming people luring you with delicious fish dishes or by the tales told by the fire.


Bukovina is a charming corner of heaven, full of history and traditions, a land unaltered by the present day modernity. The rich forests, the bright groves and the wide grasslands lying under the sun rays create unique and surprising sceneries which please the eye. The haystacks dotted about, the merry clink of bells on the hills, the wagons which break the silence on the alleyways, the wells with their cold, clear water, they all seem taken out of a fairy tale told by our grandparents.


The Jiu Defile is the wild and spectacular valley separating the Parâng and Vâlcan massifs. A trip through the defile which is always accompanied by the impetuous Jiu River reveals exceptional natural sceneries, dominated by tall crests, well kept monasteries and Roman castra. The route winds along bridges and tunnels, combining the adrenaline produced by the numerous serpentines with the beauty of the picturesque places.


Transfagarasan is considered one of the most impressive highways in Europe, it crosses the highest alpine unit in Romania, the Fagaras Mountains, which connects the two historical regions Muntenia and Ardeal. Along the 92 kilometers between the village near Sibiu called Cartisoara and the Bascov village, in Arges County, Transfagarasan unfolds spectacular sights. “The road among clouds” deserves to be traversed for the wonderful sights it unfolds, because it takes the traveler’s breath with every turn.


Nowhere else is the Danube more whirling and more impressive than it is at the Gorges. Here is the place where the river struggles itself, attacking the mountain stormily and making its way into the stones. The mysterious Danube seems to be boiling in this part; very strong currents in the depths give the impression of hot-boiling water. The Danube Gorges represent the most picturesque part of the Danube’s Canyon at its passing through the Carpathians. On a nine kilometers line length, the river has dug its way into the rocks, being at the same time the border between Romania and Serbia.


The Land of Zarand is a fairytale land from among the smooth hills of the Apuseni, a charming corner of nature between the brooks and the valley of the CriÅŸul Alb. Surrounded like a fortress by long hills and mountains rich in gold, this land reveals delightful sceneries, picturesque villages with ancient customs and an absolute quietness where only the birds of the sky and the murmur of water make their songs heard.


Tara Motilor is an idyllic corner of country, so fascinating in its simplicity and picturesque that it seems taken out of collection photography albums. The sceneries reveal themselves in all their glory, in nuances of green, gold and light blue, for the rich forests, the fertile fields and the clear sky blend here. The stone land of the moti evokes the rural and the archaic more than any other region. The old customs and crafts still run the lives of the locals, remaining a legacy for the generation to come.


On the Transalpina, the green of the grass and the blue of the sky seem to unite in a splendid view, of a moving beauty, meant to reward you with a refreshing state of mind. The adrenaline given by the narrow serpentines, the fresh mountain air, the murmur of the forest and the lofty crests turn this winding road into the perfect destination for those who feel the need to get away. Recharge your batteries away from the noisy cities in this unforgettable place, where silence is broken only by the birds of the sky.


Around The Iron Bath village you have the chance to visit landmarks that attract through their beauty and uniqueness. You may also enjoy the fresh air from the bottom of the mountains, in a perfect setting for a relaxing holiday to rechage your batteries. Either you choose to see the Polovragi Monastery or the Oltețului Gorges with its mysterious caves, Oltenia from underneath the mountains holds secrets to share with its visitors.


The Transrarau is a challenging road, which combines adrenaline with the breathtaking views. The route can be traversed on foot or on two wheels, intercrossing marked trails along which you will discover other aspects of the mountain’s richness. The Transrarau introduces you to a unique adventure, one in which you can recharge your batteries away from the commotion of the cities. You will enjoy wild landscapes, pure serenity and fresh air.


The Transbai is a road which unveils the pure nature of Baiului Mountains, in its true wilderness. Along its 38 kilometers, it crosses rich forests and quiet hills, consisting in stunning serpentines and displaying spectacular sceneries. Along this road you will discover bright green meadows, quiet hills, numerous panoramic points and breathtaking serpentines.