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Huge, beautiful, and tranquil

Apuseni National park is massive, you would need a car, (preferably 4x4) or you will need to base... read more

Reviewed 2 May 2018
Hasan S
Manama, Al Manamah, Bahrain
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Once in Apuseni Mountains you must visit all of the sorroundings

The Apuseni are wild and beautifull, the perfect place to disconnect and relax from the crazy urban... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2017
Alexandru R
Iasi, Romania
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Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

Apuseni National park is massive, you would need a car, (preferably 4x4) or you will need to base yourself somewhere convenient (near the trails you wish to take as we haven’t seen any taxis or public transportation). We stayed here in a small Cabana (Denisa...More

3  Thank Hasan S
Reviewed 29 August 2017

The Apuseni are wild and beautifull, the perfect place to disconnect and relax from the crazy urban life. You can visit a lot of beautifull caves and places that are unic in Europe and in the whole world. Extinct bear skelletons since 20000 years ago,...More

3  Thank Alexandru R
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Great even though challenging hikes, mostly for experienced hikers. We went with two small children. We started out from padis towards Gavoi or Varisoara. I think padis is the perfect place to head out. Only one thing... Be very careful about weather warnings since extreme...More

3  Thank Barbara A
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We enjoyed traveling with children- 13,16. The walking trails were well marked. Small villages & very friendly people. Very recommended,

3  Thank IsraelEinat
Reviewed 28 September 2016

very nice places, Padis are its the most crowded area with carstic places. Sighistel are is the most crowded are with caves from Romania (more than 200 caves in 7 km) and many other atraction.

1  Thank ciprisam
Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

I just came back from this beautiful area. This year I was the second time. It is a predominantly carstic plateau situated about 1400-1600 m of altitude. Spectacular scenery. No entrace fees. Attractions: Cetatile Ponorului cave system, Cetatile Radesei (canyon+cave system), Cheile Galbenei (canyon+cave system),...More

5  Thank Corina N
Reviewed 20 April 2016

We went there to see the Valul Miresei waterfall, in the area called Rachițele. We had a very nice host in the Margau village that took a lot of care with us. The area is very clean and peaceful, the way to the waterfall seems...More

1  Thank Emma N
Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

You should totally visit Groapa ruginoasa, it's worth the 50 minute hike. We were today day, it was still covered in snow the path through the forest, there are also bigger rocks, so don't go without proper boots and equipment. The Scarisoara cave is also...More

2  Thank BiaBestia
Reviewed 21 June 2015

Apuseni Natural Park is renowned for the beauty and diversity of karst topography that provides a remarkable karst landscape both in size as well as size and variety of forms. Apuseni Natural Park houses over 1,500 caves, the three largest underground glacier in Romania: Scarisoara...More

Thank Dan D
Reviewed 9 June 2015

To visit by public transport, you should go to Arieseni or Garda. You probably must go to Campeni first (easiest from Alba Iulia) and change bus. I started in Arieseni, and I hiked to all the main attractions on the way as far as the...More

5  Thank Pierre W
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