Tourist Attractions

Monastery of Cozia

Location: The Holy Monastery of Cozia is located north of the balneary resort Calimanesti - Caciulata, on highway E81, at the discharge of river Olt from the pass separating Massif Parang from Massif Fagaras (Meridional Carpathians). Distances to: Bucharest - 205 km; Pitesti - 83 km; Rm. Valcea - 22 km; Sibiu - 78 Km; Deva - 109 Km; Arad - 272 Km.

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Ocnele Mari Salt Mine

The mines Ocnele Mari is arranged at 225 meters above sea level lies on a area of 10,000 square meters. The park has a church, a museum, restaurant, souvenir shops, bars, a soccer field, basketball, tennis, pool table, playground for children.

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The Transalpina or DN67C located in the Parang Mountains group, in the Southern Carpathians of Romania, is one of the highest roads of the Carpathian Mountains. It connects Novaci, south of Parang Mountains, to Sebes in the north. It is said that the road was built under King Carol II and rebuilt during World War II by German troops and it is called The King's Road by the locals. Also a story has it that Nicolae Ceausescu had the Transfagarasan Road (DN7C) built during the communist regime just to surpass the Transalpina.

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