Vârful Omu, România
Alpine routes in Romania
Even more than before, Romania remains an insider tip. Right next to western looking and living cities, the traveller finds villages like in a picture book, farmers on horse-drawn carts, wooded Carpathian heights, impressive church castles and painted monasteries as well as countryman almost from another time which are however very hospitable and helpful.
Discover the best alpine routes in Romania
The Carpathian mountains cover more than 30% of the country. The traveler will find a plenty of places of natural beauty: mountain peaks, gorges, lakes, forests, caves, mud volcanoes and fossil deposits.
Romania has more than 400 parks and nature reservations protecting hundreds of species of flora and fauna, all of them linked with hiking trails.
The variety of terrain, from mountainous to plains, offers something for every hiker regardless of skill or level.