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The Legend of Toaca Peak from Ceahlau

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 …

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The Legend of Detunate from Ceahlau

If you climb the mountain Ceahlau on the route bookmarked with a blue line that starts at the Cabin Izvorul Muntelui – Curmatura Lutu Rosu and goes up toDochia Chalet, you’ll encounter, after you pass the place called “Polita cu Crini”, a beautiful panoramic view towards Detunate, Dochia Chalet and Ocolasul Mare Peak. From here, the route goes through the spruce forest and after a few bends and twists you reach the base of the stones called ”Detunate”. The existence of these rocks is justified by the locals with two …

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The Legend of Stanilelor Stones from Ceahlau Mountain

If you climb the mountain Ceahlau on the route bookmarked with blue line, that starts in the village Bicazu Ardelean – Curmatura Stanilelor – Jgheabul lui Voda and goes up to the Dochia Chalet, you’ll see, after you pass Curmatura Stanile, a large trail that goes through the forest and into the plane called Stanilele Mici. Here there is a great belvedere point to all the south part of the mountain.
The legend talks about a shepherd Stanila that came to these places with his herd of sheep. He heard that …

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The Legend of Polita cu Crini – The Lilies Stone from Ceahlau

If you climb the mountain Ceahlau on the route bookmarked with blue line that starts at the Izvorul Muntelui Chalet – Curmatura Lutu Rosu and goes up to Dochia Chalet, you’ll see at some point a plane that has a sign to know you’re entering the reservation Polita cu Crini. The reservation is documented since 1941. This place, as many others from the mountain Ceahlau , has its own legends.
The first legend is about a monk that went into the mountains to pray and be closer to God. He stopped …

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The Legend of Piatra Teiului Stone

The Stone Piatra Teiului or Lime Stone is located at approximately 44 km north-west of the town Bicaz in the lake Izvorul Muntelui. This rock is a natural monument at the place where is locate is also known as Coada Lacului (The End of The Lake). The rock has a height of 23 m and because of its shape and its location is well known in the Neamt County.
The locals call it The Devil’s Rock and they also have few legends about this place. The most common one is the …

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The Legend of Piatra Lacrimata Stone from Ceahlau

If you climb the mountain Ceahlau on the route bookmarked with a  red cross that starts in the Durau resort – Poiana Viezuri – Duruitoarea Waterfall – Poiana Saiusului and goes up to Dochia Chalet, you’ll see the Weeping Stone after you pass Curmatura Stanile.
As every rock from the mountain Ceahlau this one has its own legend but it was lost in time. The main characteristic of it is that it looks like a human face that weeps. Some of the locals say that the rock has magical powers and …