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[17 Jul 2012 | No Comment | ]
Summer sunrise on Ceahlau Mountain

Ceahlau Mountain stands out among the surrounding mountains because of its unmistakable shape. This is the most interesting mountain area from the central part of the Eastern Carpathians. Izvorul Muntelui Lake that surrounds the mountain at the east and north together with Durau Resort contributes to the impressive image of Ceahlau Massif.
The mountain is accessible in any time of the year and depending on the season offers different images. Summer attracts the highest number of tourists on the mountain and nothing compares to a sunrise on top of Ceahlau. Tourists …

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[19 Jun 2012 | No Comment | ]
The Scientific Reservation Ocolasul Mare

Ceahlau National Park was organized in 1955 as a protected area and its present days boundaries were marked in 2003. The maximum altitude on Ceahlau Mountain is on Ocolasul Mare Peak at 1907 m. The most visited and important peak of the mountain is Toaca Peak of 1904 m (mainly because Ocolasul Mare Peak is closed for the public). “Ocolasul Mare” Reservation has a surface of 186 ha.
This reservation was created in 1998 and the access to the peak was restricted. In this reservation there are 1100 species of flowers …

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[19 Jun 2012 | No Comment | ]
The scientific reservation “Polita cu Crini”

Ceahlau National Park is located at about 10 km west from Bicaz and in this wonderful area you can find the Scientific Reservation “Polita cu Crini”. This place can be reached on the route Lutu Rosu that starts at Izvorul Muntelui Chalet. The location is a scientific reservation from 1941 and here you can see Larch trees of over 30 m high and 90 cm in diameter.
As all the other places in Ceahlau this one has its own legends but the most well known is the story of a monk …

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[19 Jun 2012 | No Comment | ]
Nature monuments “Duruitoarea Waterfall” and “Avenul Mare”

Among the protected areas from Ceahlau Mountain there are two nature monuments: Duruitoarea Waterfall and “Avenul Mare” (The Big Pothole). Duruitoarea Waterfall is one of the most visited places from the National Park Ceahlau. The access to the waterfall is made on the route marked with a red cross with a length of 7.5 km.
Duruitoarea Waterfall is located at 1270 m altitude and presents an impressive water fall of about 30 m. The waterfall was formed on Rupturi Creek and it’s one of the most beautiful and laud from the …

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[18 Apr 2012 | No Comment | ]
Adventure tourism in Ceahlau Mountain

As a team building experience or as a way to spend your free time by practicing extreme sports the adventure tourism keeps gaining more tourists in Neamt County. Ceahlau Mountain offers great panoramas and a multitude of ways to spend the holiday and that is why it’s the perfect destination for this kind of tourism.
Ceahlau Mountain can be explored on one of the 7 touristic routes that are well marked for tourists. Each route takes you through unique places and offers to tourists great experiences – the complete image of …

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[15 Mar 2012 | No Comment | ]
Touristic attractions on top of Ceahlau Mountain

With a great history behind, Ceahlau Massif offers to tourists unforgettable experiences. For those that love hiking there are 7 well marked touristic routes that will take your footsteps near interesting shaped rocks famous for their legends.
The top of Ceahlau Mountain represents the place where you realize that your effort was worth it. The top of the mountain is in the shape of a plane of 6 km long and over 1 km wide. Between Ocolasul Mare Peak and Toaca Peak there are few other smaller peaks like “Batca lui …