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Rodnei Mountains: An adventure in the heart of nature

A spectacle of nature: the Rodnei Mountains, also known as the Maramures Mountains, are a spectacular mountain area in north-western Romania. Here, you can enjoy stunning mountain scenery, fresh air and a variety of mountain trails for all levels of experience.

A hiker's paradise: The Rhodes Mountains offer a wide range of mountain trails, from easy walks through the forest to challenging climbs on mountain ridges. Among the most popular trails are:

  • Vf. Pietrosul Rodnei (2303 m): the highest peak in the Rodnei Mountains and the second highest in the Eastern Carpathians.
  • Vf. Inelețul (2279 m): A spectacular ring-shaped peak.
  • Lake Iezer: A picturesque glacial lake located at the foot of Vf. Pietrosul Rodnei.

A rich flora and fauna: the Rhone Mountains are home to a rich and varied flora and fauna. Here you can admire many rare and endemic plant species as well as wild animals such as brown bear, wolf, lynx and deer.

Traditions and culture: the Rodnei Mountains are an area with a rich tradition and culture. Here you can visit picturesque villages, enjoy the hospitality of the locals and taste delicious traditional dishes.

Useful information for tourists:

  • Access:
    • Munții Rodnei is about 600 km from Bucharest and 250 km from Cluj-Napoca.
    • It is easy to reach the area by car, bus or train to the villages of Borșa, Vișeu de Sus and Câmpulung Moldovenesc.
  • Accommodation:
    • There are many guesthouses and cottages in the area offering affordable accommodation.
  • Equipment:
    • It is recommended that you have appropriate equipment for mountain hiking (comfortable footwear, weather-appropriate clothing, backpack, water, etc.).
  • Trails:
    • There are many marked trails in the Rodnei Mountains. It is recommended to consult the tourist maps and choose a trail according to your level of experience.

Discover more:

  • The Rodnei Mountains are included in the Maramures Mountains National Park.
  • There are many other tourist attractions in the area, such as the Bârsana Monastery, the Huțulca Mule and the Ethnographic Museum of Transylvania in Cluj-Napoca.

Plan your dream holiday in the Rodnei Mountains and enjoy an unforgettable experience!

Images:

  • Rodnei Mountains:
     
  • Vf. Pietrosul Rodnei:
     
  • Lake Iezer:
     
  • Traditional village:
     

Further information:

  • Events:
    • International Mountain Film Festival (June)
    • Rodneine Autumn Festival (September)
  • Tips for tourists:
    • Respect the nature and the rules for visiting the Maramures Mountains National Park.
    • Inform yourself about the route you are going to take and check the weather forecast.
    • Do not hesitate to ask for help from the locals.

Have a good trip!