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Retezat Mountains

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Day hike on the northern side

We started our trek by driving upto Rausor and planned a circuit route to Lac Stevia then along the... read more

Reviewed 30 May 2018
Amethyst_Cat_Oz
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Brisbane, Australia
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
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Tel Aviv, Israel
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Reviewed 30 May 2018

We started our trek by driving upto Rausor and planned a circuit route to Lac Stevia then along the ridgeline and back down. The scenery is impressive and while it's a challenging hike it is not impossible for those with good levels of fitness. The...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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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

Date of experience: July 2017
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

Date of experience: July 2017
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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.

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed 8 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

Date of experience: August 2015
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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

Date of experience: June 2015
3  Thank tkelly7
Reviewed 14 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

Date of experience: July 2015
4  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

Date of experience: August 2013
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

Date of experience: August 2013
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

Date of experience: June 2011
4  Thank ElenaTimisoara
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