Lacul Capra: A glacial paradise in the heart of Făgăraș

Lake Capra, located at an altitude of 2,240 meters in the Făgăraș Mountains, will conquer you with its wild beauty and its magical atmosphere. Considered one of the most picturesque lakes in Romania, this glacial lake will fascinate you with its crystal clear waters, surrounded by steep and rocky mountain peaks, dominated by the majestic Moldoveanu (2,544 m).

A fairytale landscape:

  • Imagine an oasis of calm in the middle of nature, where the only sounds are the birds chirping and the wind rustling through the trees.
  • Admire the spectacular view of the mountains reflected in the waters of the lake, creating an image of unique beauty.
  • Discover the area's rich flora and fauna, with rare species of mountain plants and animals.
  • Let yourself be carried away by the fascinating legends related to the lake, which will transport you into the magical world of Romanian folklore.

An experience for adventurers:

  • Set off on a mountain hike on the marked trails that will lead you to the lake.
  • Enjoy a day of camping in the middle of nature, breathing the fresh mountain air.
  • Try your luck at fishing, respecting local rules and regulations.
  • Capture unforgettable photos of mountain scenery and crystal clear lakes.

Good to know:

  • Access:
    • By car: from Bucharest on DN1 to Pitesti, then on DN7C to Curtea de Argeș and on DJ703A to Cabana Capra (about 230 km)
    • By bus: from Bucharest or Pitesti to Curtea de Argeș, then by local bus to Cabana Capra
  • Route:
    • From Goat Hut, a hike of about 2-3 hours will take you to Goat Lake.
  • Additional information:
    • There are accommodation possibilities at the Capra Hut.
    • Suitable mountain equipment is essential for a safe hike.
    • The Capra Lake is located in the Făgăraș National Park, compliance with environmental protection rules is mandatory.

Goat Lake is waiting for you to discover a magical world where you can enjoy an unforgettable experience in the middle of nature!



Further information:

  • Goat Lake covers an area of approximately 5 hectares and has a maximum depth of 11 metres.
  • The lake is fed by glacial springs and melting snow.
  • The lake water is very cold and crystal clear.
  • Goat Lake is an important habitat for various species of plants and animals.

We are waiting for you at Goat Lake!