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[18 Apr 2018 | No Comment | ]
Time for hiking in the National Parks of Neamt County, places of rest and relaxation

 
 
Time for hiking in the National Parks of Neamt County, places of rest and relaxation
 
 
Whether we are talking about Ceahlău National Park, Cheile Bicazului – Hăşmaş National Park or Vânători Neamţ Natural Park, they all make up ideal destinations for spending spare time, experiencing the beauty of nature in all its forms, with the rich diversity of plants and animals and also places full of history and spiritually charged places of worship. Reaching the natural protected areas of Neamţ County, the tourists can climb the mountain routes or choose to …

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[10 Apr 2018 | No Comment | ]
Trips in the picturesque area of Neamţ County – I

 
 
Trips in the picturesque area of ​​Neamţ County
 
 
One day through the villages and forests of Neamţ
The route explores the geographic and ethnographic area of ​​the Neamţ River Basin, also known as Ozana. Hiking here is very exciting as as it implies crossing the territory of the Vânători-Neamţ Natural Park, one of the main touristic attractions of Neamţ County, characterized by a great variety of fauna and flora.
Neamţ Monastery stands as the departure point, then tourists can cross the woods  to the Neamţ Valley, paying a visit at Vânători-Neamţ Natural Park. …

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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 …

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[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”, …

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[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 …

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