Home » Archive

Articles in the The Legends from Ceahlau Mountain Category

The Legends from Ceahlau Mountain »

[28 Feb 2018 | No Comment | ]
Ceahlau Mountain enveloped in Baba Dochia’s mysterious legend

The 1st of March is approaching and beside the customs and traditions related to the trinket (mărțișor) the herald of spring, popular belief reminds of The Old Ladies’ legend, associated with Baba Dochia, the one who brings winter. Once the weather gets warmer, from the 1st to the 9th of March, Baba Dochia starts throwing away her heavy coats.
The beginning of spring is a good occasion for the tourists who like trekking to climb Ceahlău Mountain. Up there, Dochia Cliff reminds of a beautiful legend. According to it, Dochia was …

Ceahlau National Park, The Legends from Ceahlau Mountain »

[14 Mar 2016 | No Comment | ]
The Legend of Toaca Peak from Ceahlău

If you climb the mountain Ceahlau on the route bookmarked with a red line, that starts in the Durau resort – Cabin Fantanele – Piatra Lata – Panaghia – under Toaca Peak and goes up to the Dochia Cabin, you’ll see, after you pass the Panaghia Stone, the east side of Toaca Peak. If you go along the trail you’ll reach the top of the peek where you can also see the weather observer. In the clear sky days the view from up here is magnificent.
As all the other important …

Ceahlau National Park, The Legends from Ceahlau Mountain »

[12 Jun 2015 | No Comment | ]
Legend of Panaghia

Who climbs Ceahlău to reach Dochia Chalet, it meets with Panaghia, a majestic rock, imposing. It is said in ancient times, the Panaghia was a girl whose name was Maria. She had blue eyes, bright and blue as the sky in the summer days, the hair blacker than the deepest and silky night, the skin soft and pink, as roses from the gardens of paradise, the voice of a nightingale. At her birth, God gave her a part of his heart and soul. From day to day, the girl grew and became increasingly …

The Legends from Ceahlau Mountain, Uncategorized »

[15 Apr 2015 | No Comment | ]
Ceahlău legends: Legend of Dochia

        On Monday, April 6th 2015. Orthodox Christian believers entered into Holy Week and after a few warm days, there came the cold and snow. Those are the Crone Dochia days, as they say, and we can remember the legend of Dochia that could start from such an old reality for over 2000 years.
If you are already at the cottage Izvorul Muntelui and climb Ceahlău on the route with blue triangle to Dochia Chalet, you will see on the way white cliffs scattered around a white stone, the …

Ceahlau National Park, The Legends from Ceahlau Mountain »

[26 Jul 2010 | No Comment | ]
Legends from Ceahlau Massif

Ceahlau Massif is the most well known mountain of Moldavia and so are its legends. The strange shapes that different stones have are the reason for all the legends that revolve around Ceahlau Mountain and that have their own contribution to the mystic aura of this mountain. Just like a giant that sits with his forehead into the sun, Ceahlau Mountain waits calm the tourists that want to see these strange rocks with their own eyes and to experience the feeling you have once you reached the top of the …

Ceahlau National Park, The Legends from Ceahlau Mountain »

[23 Nov 2009 | No Comment | ]
The Legend of Piatra Ciobanului Stone from Ceahlau Mountain

If you climb the mountain Ceahlau on the route bookmarked with red cross, that starts in the Durau resort – Duruitoarea Waterfall and goes up to the Cabin Dochia you’ll see, after the waterfall a plane from where you can see Toaca Peak and “Piatra Ciobanului” Stone (translated would be Sheperd’s Stone).
The route that goes from the Duruitoarea Waterfall to the Shepherd’s Stone starts from the left of the waterfall and goes up in an abrupt slope that was arranged by the park’s authorities with wooden stairs and rails. This …

http://www.visitneamt.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/02