View to Semenic Peak
Vedere dispre Piatra Gozna spre Vârful Semenic
BANATUL MONTAN - Episodul 1 - Drumul Romanilor
Caraș-Severin is a county of Romania on the border with Serbia and the third largest county in Romania, after Timiș and Suceava. It is also the county through which the river Danube enters Romania, near Baziaș.
The mountains make up 67% of the county's surface, including the Southern Carpathians range, with Banat Mountains, Țarcu-Godeanu Mountains and Cernei Mountains with elevations up to 2100 meters. Transition hills between mountains and the Banat Plain lie in the western side of the county.
Discover the region
Located not far from the Adriatic Sea, and at the shelter of the Carpathian Mountains, the county benefits from the moderate temperate-continental climate with sub-Mediterranean influences.
Hiking tourism is well represented in this county where, almost at every step, you can see the beautiful through the mountainous terrain and picturesque landscapes. For hikers we recommend itineraries from the Țarcu, Semenic and Muntele Mic mountains and visiting destinations that you will remember with pleasure and will bring you back such as Bigăr Waterfall, Ochiul Bei Lake, Rudaria water mills, Comarnic Cave, Caras Gorges, Nera Gorges, Haiducilor Cave. Also important to mentioning are the four natural parks from here: Semenic-Cheile Carașului, Nerei-Beușnița Gorges, Domogled-Cerna Valley and Iron Gates.