Hidden gems

What to expect when you’re expecting to hike over 2000 m in Romania

Hiking in Romania: A practical guide Romania boasts tens of peaks over 2000 meters spread-out all over the country. So it is easy to include one in your vacation, no matter which region you choose to explore.  From the easy friendly hikes in Apuseni to the steeper more technical ones in Făgăraș Mountains, there is …

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Hidden gems of Romania: Nera Gorge-Beușnița National Park

Far away from Bucharest, almost at the Serbian border and just shy of the Danube there is an almost Mediterranean-like microclimate unique to Nera Gorge National Park. Add in the easy trails and beautiful surroundings and it becomes a sure bet for at least a weekend trip.  Visit Nera Gorge: Walk the Gorge The most …

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Apuseni Natural Park. Perfect blend of adventure and tradition.

One of the smaller massifs in Romania, the Apuseni Mountains are a heaven for geologists and cave enthusiasts. It boasts over 400 caves with incredible features and endless galleries carved by nature over thousands of years.  It is also home to communities that have lived here for centuries with signs of life dating back millennia …

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E-Bike family fun for all ages. Discover Transylvania.

The E-bike is the decade’s great connector and unifier of families. Suddenly parents, children and grandparents can bike a trail together while they all enjoy it and no one breaks the rhythm. Mind you, the E-bike is not a scooter, it does not work if you do not pedal. The motor boosts whatever motion you …

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Spring Ski Touring in Romania. Where to go and what not to miss.

Discover Transylvania There is no better time to go ski touring in Romania than those wonderful half-winter half-spring days of late March and April. You get a workout and a tan and do it all with the freedom of just 2 layers of clothes instead of 4 or 5 as in the dead of winter.  …

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Active holiday in Transylvania: perfect mix of nature and culture.

Start planning your holiday in Transylvania! There is magic in this historical land nested safe within the Carpathian curvature. All around, the modern cities and villages seem to be stuck in a time loop since medieval times. And there is no better way to experience them than by walking, hiking or biking.  Transylvania is a …

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Discover Romania. Day hikes and week camps for active kids.

Like all good things in life, love for fresh mountain air starts young. Especially in the video-game filled world of today, getting out there at a young age is more and more important. Smart phones and tablets are part of our everyday life and we’re far from vilifying them – especially since they’ve more than …

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„The mountains are calling and I must go” . The Ciucas weekend escape

Stretching over the counties of Brașov and Prahova, the Ciucaș Mountain Range is famous for its distinctive rock formations and remarkable biodiversity. Easy access from the national road and proximity to both Brașov and Bucharest make it a great idea for a weekend escape. There are several approaches, depending on your group’s level and experience, …

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Winter break in rural Wonderland. Romania in winter.

Winter break at the Carpathian Gate The area nested between the massive Bucegi Natural Park and the beautiful Piatra Craiului Reserve can keep one busy for weeks with its trails, views and culture. For years an all-season favorite for hikers and nature lovers, it is never quite as magical as during winter time.   Snow …

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