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The 19th century Traditional Home in Sălacea

Posted in Cultural attractions, Historical sights |

  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

Posted in Others tourist attractions |

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

Posted in Natural attractions |

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

Posted in Natural attractions |

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 […]

Albioara Gorges ‐ “passage” to the Pădurea Craiului Mountains

Posted in Natural attractions |

Albioara Gorges (Cheile Albioarei) can be found within the Pădurea Craiului Mountains,specifically in the upper basin of Roșia Valley (Red Valley), between Albioara Sinkhole (Ponorul Albioarei) and the village of Țarina, pertaining to Roșia region. The gorges consist of white chalkstone, are 2.6 km long and between 80 and 100 m deep. They’re quite spectacular with their amazing […]

Trail: Cărpinet vilage – Călugări emergence

Posted in Hiking trails in Codru Moma Mountains |

Trail:  Cărpinet vilage – Călugări emergence Area: Codru Moma Mountains Marking: Blue triangle Length: 9,8 km (1 way) Tim: 3 – 4 hours Difficulty: Easy Access: by car on the DN 76 road until you get in Cărpinet village Points of interest: Călugări Monastery, Călugări emergence, old quarry in Cărpinet village

Trail Boga village – Bulbuci waterfall

Posted in Hiking trails in Apuseni Natural Park |

Trail:  Boga village – Bulbuci waterfall Area: Apuseni Natural Park Marking: Blue triangle Length: 3,1 km (1 way) Time: 2 hours Difficulty: Easy Access: by car on the E79 road (via Sudrigiu – Pietroasa – Boga road) Points of interest: Piatra Ciungilor (Panoramic views) and Bulbuci waterfall

Trail: Pietroasa village – Arieşeni village

Posted in Hiking trails in Apuseni Natural Park |

Traseu:  Sat Pietroasa – Vl. Crişului Pietros – Între Ape – Vl. Galbenei – Vl. Luncşoara – Cornul Poniţa – Vl. Cobleşului – Comuna Arieşeni Area: Apuseni Natural Park Marking: Yellow triangle Length: 25 km Time: 7,5 – 8 hours Difficulty: Medium Access: by car on the E79 road (via Sudrigiu – Pietroasa road) Points of interest: Boghii valley, Jgheabului gorges, […]

Circuit trail: Măgura Vânătă

Posted in Hiking trails in Apuseni Natural Park |

Trail:   Măgura Vânătă ( Padiș plateu – Vărăşoaia glade) Area: Apuseni Natural Park Marking: Yellow triangle Length: 8,5 km Time: 3 hours Difficulty:  Medium Access: by car – on the E79 road (via Sudrigiu – Pietroasa – Boga road) – Padiş / Glăvoi Camping – on the E79 road (via Sudrigiu – Pietroasa – Boga road) – Vărăşoaia cottage Points […]

Trail: Stâna de Vale resort – Curcubăta Mare (Bihorul) peak

Posted in Hiking trails in Apuseni Natural Park, Hiking trails in Bihor Mountains, Hiking trails in Stâna de Vale |

Trail:  Stâna de Vale resort – Curcubăta Mare (Bihorul) peak Area: Apuseni Natural Park Marking: Red line Length: 39,5 km Time: 12-13 hours Difficulty: Medie, winter is recommended on skis Access: by car on the E79 road (via Sudrigiu – Pietroasa road) – by car on the E79 road (via road Beiuş city – Stâna de Vale resort 27 km) […]