6 May 17
Northeast of Magura is a ridge with three named Varfuls (varful = mountain, or top) that separate the Magura highlands from the town of Zarnesti. The hills are a nice backdrop to the village. They can be easily explored. The path from Magura Center is blocked by fallen trees and shrubs. We were invited by the farmer to the left...
Published by22 November 2018, 09h32 (Photos:8 | Geodata:1)
5 May 17
Cabana Curmatura is one of the key mountain huts in the Pietra Craiului National Park, from which the summits of the Königstein may be climbed. The month of May may not be a good time, generally, to attempt a hike to the summit ridge, because of lingering snow and ice, rain and unpredictable weather conditions. Nevertheless, a...
Published by22 November 2018, 09h29 (Photos:6 | Geodata:1)
4 May 17
Its vicinity to Brasov and Bran (Dracula's Castle) makes it a popular hiking area - though in early May we found ourselves mostly the only hikers on the trails. Magura has a good infrastructure, notably Villa Hermani, but also many other pensions and small hotels. Having settled into the comfortable Villa Hermani, there was...
Published by22 November 2018, 09h26 (Photos:5 | Geodata:1)