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Bucegi Mountains Piatra Craiului Mountains Romania

3-day hiking trip in Bucegi and Piatra Craiului Mountains

Since so many people have asked us about hiking recommendations in Romania, especially hiking near Bucharest and Brasov, we created this guide in which we describe in detail our favorite treks in the Bucegi and Piatra Craiului mountains.

If you follow this guide you will hike for 3 days on the most spectacular trails in the Bucegi and Piatra Craiului mountains and reach the best viewpoints.

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Piatra Craiului Mountains Romania

Piatra Craiului Mountains – Northern Ridge

The ridge of the Piatra Craiului Mountains is rocky, narrow, sharp and spectacular. It offers great views over Magura village and Bucegi Mountains at the East and Fagaras Mountains at the West.

The northern part of the ridge lays between Varful La Om peak (South) and Varful Turnu peak (North). It’s a 4 hour hike from one peak to another in each direction.

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Piatra Craiului Mountains Romania

Zarnesti to Cabana Curmatura (1470 m)

The trail towards Curmatura Chalet starts near Zarnesti at Botorog Fountain and is a 3 hours hike, suitable for beginner hikers.

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Piatra Craiului Mountains Romania

La Lanțuri – scrambling in Piatra Craiului

La Lanțuri is a technical and spectacular trail that will take you in about 5 hours from Plaiul Foii to Vârful La Om – the summit of the Piatra Craiului Mountains.

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Bran Castle to Magura village – hiking in Romania

The beautiful hiking trails near Bran Castle

Bran Castle is located between Bucegi Mountains and Piatra Craiului Mountains, in the picturesque Rucăr-Bran Pass. If you want to find yourself traveling back in time, wandering through authentic Romanian villages surrounded by mountains, here is the place to go.