Pruncea waterfall: A spectacle of nature in the heart of Buzau

A hidden gem in the Buzau Mountains:

Pruncea Waterfall, also known as Cașoca, will conquer you with its wild and unique beauty. The crystal-clear waters tumble powerfully over the mountain cliffs, creating a fascinating spectacle and a cool, relaxing atmosphere. The surrounding scenery is complemented by the rich vegetation and fresh mountain air, offering an unforgettable experience for nature lovers.

A place with history and legends:

Pruncea Waterfall has a rich history, being linked to the legend of the outlaw Negoiță Gheorghelaș. It is said that, two centuries ago, the opening in the left wall of the waterfall was used by the haiduci as a hiding place. Negoiță Gheorghelaș, a famous pandur from Tudor Vladimirescu's army, found refuge in this area and became a legendary character in the Chiojd and Cislăului regions.

An ideal destination for hiking and adventure:

Pruncea Waterfall is a perfect destination for mountain hikers and adventurers. Access to the waterfall is on a paved road of about 2 km, which can be easily covered by any car. The trail is easy and scenic, offering spectacular views of the Buzau Mountains.

Useful information for tourists:

  • Location:Pruncea Waterfall is located in Buzău county, about 40 km from Buzău city.
  • Access:
    • By car: On the DN10 from Buzău to Brasov. After Nehoiu, 2 km before the Siriu dam, turn right.
    • By bus: There are regular bus services from Buzău to Nehoiu, from where you continue on foot along the marked route.
  • Route:
    • Nehoiu - Siriu - Pruncea Waterfall (about 4 km)
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Recommendations:
    • Wear appropriate footwear for mountain hiking.
    • Bring sufficient water and supplies.
    • Obey the rules for visiting the area.
    • Don't leave any tracks behind.
  • Tourist attractions in the area:
    • Siriu Dam
    • Cloudy Volcanoes
    • Colti Amber Museum
    • Mocearu Lake Nature Reserve

Pruncea Waterfall is waiting for you to discover a magical world, an oasis of tranquility and natural beauty, inviting you to relax and reconnect with nature.



Additional tips:

  • Visit the waterfall outside the tourist season to avoid the crowds.
  • Consider staying at one of the local guesthouses for the full experience.
  • Respect the peace and quiet of nature and don't disturb wildlife.

Pruncea Waterfall is a unique destination, an oasis of tranquility and natural beauty that will invite you to relax and reconnect with nature.