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Retezat Mountains

Dj685 | Râușor, Romania
+40 770 124 709
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Enjoy the less visited Romanian mountains

We have started a three-week tour at the mountains nearest to Bucharest and moved West along the... read more

Reviewed 23 September 2017
Menahem K
Tel Aviv, Israel
Amazing also with kids

For nature lovers a great place. Unfortunately we had a baby and a 4 years old with us so camping... read more

Reviewed 2 July 2017
Barbara A
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Dj685 | Râușor, Romania
+40 770 124 709

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Reviewed 23 September 2017

We have started a three-week tour at the mountains nearest to Bucharest and moved West along the Carpatians from Piatra Craiuli to Apuseni. Moving West one encounters less & less visitors and that's probably what accounts for much of Retezat charm. While reaching Retezat sites...More

Thank Menahem K
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

For nature lovers a great place. Unfortunately we had a baby and a 4 years old with us so camping and long hikes weren't an option, you can drive to poiana pelegi with a normal car through 20 km of unseald but good road except...More

Thank Barbara A
Reviewed 18 August 2016

One of the great mountains in Romania. National Park, very well preserved. 2 peaks over 2500 meters: Peleaga and Papusa. Bucura Lake is the biggest glacial lake in Romania.

Thank drizz12
Reviewed 7 September 2015

We were there for a few days to climb a few mountains and relax in the pure nature. We were lucky enough that the weather was nice and sunny. There were cold nights, but during days we had spectacular views. If you like to hike...More

1  Thank Vera D
Reviewed 23 July 2015

I was in Retezat National Park last month for two days and can't say enough good things. The park staff went out of their way to help us learn our way around what was available, and the beauty of these mountains is something to behold....More

3  Thank tkelly7
Reviewed 13 July 2015 via mobile

Very wild and spectacular mountains. If you decide to explore starting from Campu lui Neag mountain village you should walk towards to Cheile Butii and after 3 hours of hiking you should reach Buta Barack (Cabana Buta) at 1568 m altitude. From this way you...More

3  Thank Tudor B
Reviewed 22 July 2014

Amazing place, good tracks I can recommend to anyone with a normal fitness level. Here's a video about my trip, that's what you can expect when you decide visit the Retezat: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UrWQChwFDwE

Thank repuding
Reviewed 19 August 2013

We stayed at a camping site near Lake Bucura for 2 nights (tent). There are a lot of trails that you can hiking on and that start at this lake. The landscape is amazing, especially because of the combination between the high peeks, green grass...More

2  Thank mprica
Reviewed 2 January 2012

Hi guys, If you seek nature, in Retezat you can find it in it's best shape. We've been at Nucsoara village, right where the wonderful nature explodes in wonders. When I first arrived there I was amazed of the green sorrounding me. I recommend it...More

4  Thank ElenaTimisoara
Reviewed 1 September 2011

Retezat is a place for weekends and also for long staying. Rausor - Pietrele - carnic are turist attracions were you can find camping places, hotels, villas. From these points you can take routes on the mountain. The most important sights are the mountain peaks...More

6  Thank Gripen_F
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