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[5 Feb 2018 | No Comment | ]
Ceahlău National Park, from Neamț County

Ceahlău National Park
This park was declared a protected area in 1955, but the current limits were established in 2003. The 7,742.5 hectares of the park encompass the following reservations: Ocolaşul Mare (with the highest summit – 1,907 m), Poliţa cu Crini, Cascada Duruitoarea (30 m high) and Avenul mare (a spectacular sinkhole formed by waters in limestone).
Mount Ceahlău, Moldova’s precious stone, as the scholar Prince Dimitrie Cantemir called it in his famous work in Latin Descriptio Moldaviae (1716), has its share of spirituality. There have been sites of praying here …

Attractions, Cheile Bicazului - Hasmasu National Park, Natural Parks, Touristic Promotion »

[31 Jan 2018 | No Comment | ]
Cheile Bicazului-Hăşmaş National Park, from Neamț County

Cheile Bicazului-Hăşmaş National Park
Created in 2000, covering some 6,575 hectares in two counties, i.e., Neamţ and Harghita, the landscape of this Park is extremely varied. Visitors can find here an ample and spectacular system of gorges, caves, and sinkholes (i.e., 88 such “sinkholes”), steep slopes and waterfalls as well as a picturesque naturally dammed lake called Lacul Roşu. Equally varied is the plant and animal life, with some rare and protected species.
Approaching the area from Bicaz, the wild view of Şugău Gorges welcome the visitors. In this genuine “outdoor museum”, …

Attractions, Natural Parks, Touristic Promotion, Vanatori Neamt Natural Park »

[18 Jan 2018 | No Comment | ]
The Vânători Neamţ Natural Park, from Neamț County

The Vânători Neamţ Natural Park
Stretching on 30,818 hectares, of which 26,300-hectare forestry fund, the park encompasses remarkable cultural and historical values partly highlighted on our way. Three natural reservations, imbibed with legend and natural charm welcome the visitor: “Codrii de aramă” (common oaks), “Pădurea de Argint” (birches), and the oak reservation “Dumbrava”, which contains secular oaks, between 150 and 200 years old, the only oaks grown in Romania at an altitude of 450 m.
The Dragoş Vodă Auroch Reservation
Once an iconic component of the Carpathian wildlife, the auroch is the …

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[4 Jan 2018 | No Comment | ]
The Silver Forest from Neamț County

The Silver Forest
On the route to Văratec, close to the holy site, in a charming natural environment, on the right side of the road, travellers set their eyes on the The Silver Forest – a protected forestry and landscape reservation since 1972. Covering some 2.5 hectares, the forest belongs to the Vânători-Neamţ Natural Park. Passing by, travellers cannot help remembering Eminescu’s well-known poem dedicated to the forest, mainly birches, some of which around one hundred years old.
The Brass Woods
Between the Agapia and Văratec convents, on Filiorul hill, at a height …

Attractions, Lakes in Neamt County, Natural Parks, Touristic Promotion »

[7 Dec 2017 | No Comment | ]
Cuejdel Lake from Neamț County

Cuejdel Lake
Located in the central area of the county, it is the largest naturally dammed lake in the country – i.e. area – 12.2 hectares, length – 1 km, average width – 102 m, and average depth – 7.44 m. It was formed at the foot of Culmea Muncelu, following sizeable successive landslides that affected the left bank of the Cuejdel Valley, between 1978 and 1991. The causes behind these landslides were mainly natural such as the high gradient of the slopes and their lithology, heavy rainfall and the …

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[12 Jun 2015 | No Comment | ]
Goşman Forest Reserve, Brateş fauna Reserve, Waterfalls and Keys Bolovăniş

Goşman Forest Reserve, Brateş fauna Reserve, Waterfalls and Keys Bolovăniş can be targets for hiking on weekends.
On the left side of the creek Goşmanu, where meets with creek Tarcău, uphill from the village Ardeluţa, the side of a mountain starting from the height of about 700 meters up to 1300 meters, with inclinations of up to 45 % is  Goşman Forest Reserve . It is an old forest, a veritable thicket of over 170 hectares, predominantly spruce, beech and fir, with specimens that are passing of one – two hundred years, some with a diameter …