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 Piatra Mare Mountains are located 10 km south from the city of Brasov. The fact they are not very tall mountains makes their highest peaks accessible all year round. The summit of Piatra Mare Mountains is at Varful Piatra Mare (1844 m).
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 […]
The trail towards Curmatura Chalet starts near Zarnesti at Botorog Fountain and is a 3 hours hike, suitable for beginner hikers.
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.
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.