Lake Cinciș: A natural paradise in the heart of Transylvania

A fairytale lake: Lake Cinciș, also known as Lake Făgăraș, is an oasis of tranquillity and natural beauty located in the Făgăraș Mountains. The glacial lake, surrounded by green forests and spectacular mountain peaks, offers a unique view and a relaxing atmosphere.

An ideal destination for relaxation:Lake Cinciș is an ideal destination for those who want to relax in nature and enjoy the beauty of Transylvania. Here you can walk along the lakeshore, go boating or relax in the sun.

A variety of activities:Lake Cinciș offers a variety of activities for tourists of all ages. Keen hikers can explore the mountain trails around the lake, and those looking for a more relaxing experience can go fishing or cycling.

A foray into history: Lake Cinciș has a rich history, being documented since the 14th century. There are many ruins of medieval fortresses and other historical monuments in the area that are worth visiting.

Useful information for tourists:

  • Access:
    • Asphalted road to the lake
    • Organized transport from Făgăraș
  • Program:
    • Access to the lake is permitted at all times
  • Fees:
    • Free access
  • Recommendations:
    • Suitable equipment for an outdoor walk (comfortable shoes, thick clothes)
    • Water and supplies
    • Compliance with environmental protection rules

Discover more:

  • Lake Cinciș is located in Făgăraș Natural Park, one of the most important national parks in Romania.
  • There are many tourist attractions in the area, such as Făgăraș Fortress, Transfăgărășanul and Bârsana Monastery.
  • Făgăraș is a picturesque medieval town with a wide range of accommodation and dining options.

Plan your dream holiday in Transylvania and enjoy a unique experience at Lake Cinciș!


  • Lake Cinciș: 

Further information:

  • Activities in the area:
    • Mountain hiking
    • Bicycling
    • Visiting Făgăraș Fortress and Transfăgărășan
    • Rafting on the Olt River

Accommodation and meals:

  • Făgăraș offers a wide range of accommodation and dining options to suit all budgets. There are guesthouses, hotels, cottages and restaurants to suit a variety of preferences.

Tips for tourists:

  • It is advisable to check the weather forecast before visiting the lake.
  • Boats and bicycles can be rented at the lakeside.
  • Camping is not allowed on the lakeshore.
  • Respect the peace and cleanliness of the area.