Category: Mountains

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Retezat National Park

The Retezat National Park (Romanian: Parcul Naţional Retezat) is a protected area located in the Retezat Mountains to the west of Jiu Valley in Hunedoara County, Romania. It includes a protected 4,500 square acre...

Surean Mountains

The Sureanu Mountains belong to the Parâng range, with peaks frequently exceeding 2000 m. They are primarily characterized as a highland with meadows and pastures, with very large forested area throughout the surrounding 1200-1400...

Retezat Mountains

Containing more than 60 peaks over 7,500 feet and over 100 crystal clear deep glacier lakes, the Retezat Mountains are some of the most beautiful in the Carpathians and include Romania’s first national park....

Vâlcan Mountains

The Vâlcan Mountains form the Jiu Valley’s southern barrier and run the length of the valley. Although lower in elevation and more populated by farms than both Parâng and Retezat, the Vâlcan Mountains are...

Parâng Mountains

Located south and east of the city of Petrosani, the Parâng Mountains form the eastern barrier of the Jiu Valley (a vast plateau 100 km long from East to West and 70-80 wide from...

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