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Bulbuci Waterfall

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Bulbuci waterfall is located into a beautiful natural surroundings, on the valley of the same name, left tributary of Boga Valley. Water falls in two stages, forming waterfalls of various sizes, their overall length is 30 meters, but the last step is the most beautiful and highest. Waterfall Bulbuci can be visited following route  . After about 10 […]

Bohodei waterfall – the highest in the Apuseni Mountains

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Bohodei waterfall is located in Bihor Mountains, the valley Aleului. Waterfall has a height of 80 m, the largest in the Apuseni Mountains. The fall of water is not vertical, but the water runs down the rock slope in several steps. Waterfall is located in the beautiful natural setting and wild. Bohodei waterfall is considered one of […]

Săritoarea Ieduţului Waterfall: a thunderous roar among the ferns

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Kid’s Pass Waterfall is set against a picturesque, wild background, home to a lush vegetation of enormously beautiful ferns. To get there, from the road that ties Stâna de Vale to Coada Lacului Leșu, you need to climb through the woods on a beautiful footway, parallel to the Ieduțu (Kid) river. After some 15­20 minutes of free and easy […]

Fortress of Ponor ­the largest karst complex in Romania

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The Fortress of Ponor are the largest karst complex in Romania, also known as the Everest of Romanian speology, are located within the Apuseni National Park, downstream of the Fortress Valley, making them the lowest point of the entire closed Padiș basin ­Ponor Fortress (950 metres). The cave consists of a unique gallery, over 2000 metres in length, […]

The Valul Miresei Waterfall, on Iadului Valley

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We can find the Bride’s Veil Falls on the right bank of Hell’s Valley, but glimpses of it can be seen from the main road between Stâna de Vale and Coada Lacului Leşu, towards Remeţi. The waterfall is actually a three­step fall, high of approximately 35 m. The name stems from the shape of the falls, which resembles a […]

Trail: Ştei – Şaua Vârtop

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Trail:   Ştei – Şaua Vârtop Area: Apuseni Natural Park Marking: Yellow line Length: 28 km (1 way) Time: 7-8 hours Difficulty: Medium Access: by car on the E75 road (until get in Ștei city) Points of interest: Cheia Rea valley, Țapu glade, Țapu  peak, Groapa Ruginoasă

The Boghii Craggs Amphitheatre

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The protected area „Pietrele Boghii” (The Boghii Craggs) accommodates one of the greatest abrupt stretches in the Bihor Mountains, and it offers the tourist eye one of the most beautiful views in these mountains. Some even consider it the most wonderful view in all the county of Bihor. Once on top of the Boghii Craggs „Amphitheatre”, you can practically […]

The Betfia Pit Cave – A journey to the centre of the Earth

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The Betfia Pit Cave or Huda Bradii is located on the Southwest side of the Șomleu Hill (346 m), not too far from Băile “1 Mai”, in the range of Betfia village, Sânmartin township. The cave is also referred to, by locals, as the “Betfia Crater”. The Cave has two openings: the main one, created with the help […]

The 19th century Traditional Home in Sălacea

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  This peasant house was built in the first half of the 19th century, in Sălacea, within an area called Kis Burga. It’s probably the last monument of the terrace­style constructions, a once very popular style within the Ier Valley. Before construction began, the terraces were built by hand on the water banks. Despite creating artificial terraces, the houses […]

Roșia ‐ touristic region

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In the northern part of Beiuș Country, below Pădurea Craiului Mountains, on the inferior course of the Roșia Valley, lies Roșia, a picturesque, quiet and stupendous area, one of the largest and most beautiful townships in Bihor County This touristic region is a gateway to Pădurea Craiului Mountains, largely held as one of the most complex karst areas in […]

Jgheabului Gorges ‐ Wild gorges in Apuseni

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We had to travel about 100 km from Oradea to Pietroasa, then it was up to the Jeep to make its way to the heart of the Apuseni Mountains. Here we encounter Jgheaburile (“Gutters”), a section of gorges downstream of Poiana Florilor (Flower Meadow), where it meets Crișul Pietros in Padiș. A natural phenomenon, Jgheabului Gorges are a […]

Cuților Gorges

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Cuților Gorges are located in the Pădurea Craiului Mountains, in the upper basin of Roșia Valley, the closest town being Roșia. Their name comes from the local term given to the rocks people used to sharpen their knives (cuți), that can be plentily found on this valley. Although not very long, the gorges are a spectacle, with their steep […]