[15 Apr 2015 | No Comment | ]
Romanian Tourism Fair, 33th Edition 2015

From 12th to 15th of March 2015, Neamt County Council attended, as every year, at the Romanian Tourism Fair, 33th edition, held in Romexpo Bucharest.
Under the title Neamţ – a land of legend, county representatives were present at the biggest event in the country, with multiple materials promoting the objectives in our area, particularly appreciated by our stand visitors.
Figurines that have animated characters of Creanga, made by craftsman Ionela Lungu, were another point of interest, especially for children, and opportunity for their companions to remember from childhood stories.
And at this edition, …

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[27 Aug 2015 | No Comment | ]
The plant life in Ceahlău National Park

The plant life in the massif, protected by the foundation of Ceahlău National Park, displays extremely valuable mountain ecosystems, most of them continuing in all sub-areas, and contains a luxuriant mixture of a wide variety of species. The reserve is a genuine paradise for researchers and visitors owing to the outstanding scientific importance of the vegetation growing on the rocks, most of the plant groups grown on rock shelves, on a limestone layer, or on conglomerates which is endemic (only locally spread). Moreover, its interest equally lies in the fact …

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[27 Aug 2015 | No Comment | ]
Ceahlău National Park

No mountain in Romania has ever charmed the trekkers’ sight stronger or excited their imagination as Mount Ceahlău has…
This majestic dome of the Oriental Carpathians and of the entire Moldavian land, with its aura of the millennia-old geological turmoil that pushed it majestically and proudly from the bottom of the ocean has been blessed with centuries of people stopping for a while in its clearings, grottos and its pastures to hunt, pray, and graze their sheep.
Looking from the surrounding area or from Ceahlău’s peaks, the eye has always rejoiced at …

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[27 Aug 2015 | No Comment | ]
The Sea in the Mountains

The Izvorul Muntelui Reservoir – the largest and the only one in the Romania where people celebrate “Navy Day”– can reach a maximum area of 32.6 square kilometres and a 96m depth. The reservoir can house up to 1,250 million cubic metres of water and usually stretches on some 35 kilometres, mainly at the foot of Mount Ceahlău.
The reservoir was built behind the impressive dam erected on the Bistrita River between 1950 and 1960 according to the design of the engineer Dimitrie Leonida. The dimensions of the dam, a “weight …

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[27 Aug 2015 | No Comment | ]
Neamţ tourist routes – Roznov – Războieni – Roman

Coming from Bacau, along the Bistriţa River, when you reach Roznov, we advise you to turn left towards the century-old forests in the Tazlău Valley. You will find here a village with houses with carved porches and pillars. In the centre of the village, the Tazlău Monastery – commissioned by Ştefan cel Mare – stands white. Then, head for Războieni Monastery also commissioned by the Prince, erected on the site of the bloody battle in the White Valley. Then drive among the gently sloping hills, down to the plain, to …

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[27 Aug 2015 | No Comment | ]
Neamţ tourist routes – Bicaz Gorges – Bicaz – Durău

When you reach the Bicaz Gorges, you wonder whether you are dreaming or awake and you can barely grasp the big rocks thrown on the road, which, should you climb them, you would reach the skies. Then, immediately after descending along the creek, towards Neamţ, you find other gorges, other stone giants, with caves and other tales, other stories. Should you think there is nothing else that could charm you after all you have just seen, you should know that only the excitement is just beginning: now, when the path …

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[26 Aug 2015 | No Comment | ]
Neamţ tourist routes – Piatra Neamţ – Bicaz – Borca

When you think you saw, heard, and felt all that the sweet town of Piatra has to offer, you start going upstream the Bistriţa River, towards the mountains, through settlements commissioned by princes and high priests, artists, or local people, you see households, pastures and scattered sheep, hills with thick forests, you reach the great wall hiding the mountain sea, and you go on its shores, in a breath-taking scenery, and then cross the long bridge at Poiana Largului and quicken your steps to see log work, icons and altars, …

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[14 Jul 2015 | No Comment | ]
Neamţ tourist routes – Târgu Neamţ – Pipirig – Poiana Largului

First, you knock at the gates of the Neamţ Stronghold and go back in time, among boyars, princesses, and frontier guards. Next, you go downtown and head straight to old churches, as thriving in the past as they are now, and enjoy the fresh air and monastic silence. Then, you remember how a European bison looks like or you see it now for the first time, you drive through mountain villages with houses old and new, you make a detour to see where Father Iustin served at Petru Voda Monastery, …