Month: Sunday December 18th, 2016

Walking holiday in Transylvania, the Italian story

From time to time, some Italian mountain clubs are comin to Romania for a trip. I think they want to compare the Carpathian mountains with the Dolomiti or The Alps, and for most of them, the surprise is a lovely one!

This summer, a group of walkers from CAI Mirano Venetia, came one week tour, in middle of July, one of the hottest months from summer of 2016. We enjoyed good weather in Bucegi, Piatra Craiului national park and the high hills of Rucar Bran pass, but also the delicious food from our hosts in the mountains.

We hiked the hills and mead… (>>>)

CAI Mirano walking trip in Transylvania

Grazie di cuore delle foto che giro a tutti gli altri, la vacanza è stata bella ed è piaciuta tanto a tutti. Ti ringrazio ancora tantissimo e di cuore per la splendida ospitalità e la disponibilità che ci hai dimostrato, siamo rimasti tutti colpiti da quella bella terra e dalle sue ricchezze. Speriamo di tornare presto a trovarti nella tua bella Romania e di vedere altri posti belli. Un abbraccio forte e buona vita a te! Lorenza, CAI Mirano Italy, July 2016 – photos here(>>>)

Luxembourger group enjoying Romanian mountains

We were a group of 6  friends from Luxembourg that originally were very reluctant to go hiking in Roumania.  But thanks to Julian, our guide, we finally had a wonderful time in the Carpathians Mountains.  Julian went out of his way to please us with our  different needs.  He was flexible enough with  any change of program and destination.  Thanks to him,  with  his  perfect knowledge of the country, we were able to fully admire the country-side, in all its beauty.  Not only were we pleasantly surprised  by the landscape, b… (>>>)

Exploring Transylvanian mountains, Bucegi and Piatra Craiului

Was the first snow from this year, but we were not scared about it. We were hiking in Bucegi mountains and Piatra Craiului national park, on snow, sun and beautiful weather. They came from Luxembourg, being hiking on other different places before this trip. And, as almost always, Mike, Dan and their friends were surprised by our mountains, and not by our food. We were welcomed by Mircea and Doina Opris in Bucegi mountains, and by Alina from Simon mountains village. Our trips went smooth and calm, enjoying the views, the landscape and all … (>>>)