With a third of the country’s surface covered by mountains, Romania offers some extremely beautiful hiking trails.
Many consider Retezat to be the most beautiful mountains in Romania. We wanted to see for ourselves so we left Bucharest for a 3 day trip in Retezat mountains.
Ascend from Azuga to Urechea Peak (1705 m) on this 3 hours long moderate hiking trail and you will be rewarded with beautiful views over the Bucegi Mountains.
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.
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.