Route: Cisnădioara – Argintului Valley (Valea Argintului) – Poiana Trandafirilor

Summer

Linear trail

Mark

Mountain - blue triangle

Difficulty

Medium

Distance

7.58 km

Duration

2:30 hours

Ascent

539 m

Descent

18 m

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Cisnădioara – Argintului Valley (Valea Argintului) – Poiana Trandafirilor

Marcaj triunghi albastru pe fond alb:  Cisnădioara – Valea Argintului - Poiana Trandafirilor (Rosengarten)

Marking: Blue triangle on a white background

A light, pleasant route along the Argintului Valley (Valea Argintului), which starts from Cisnădioara and crosses the Frog Stone area, a natural geological reservation protected by law, made up of Cretaceous limestone, over 65 million years old Its current shape, which looks like a frog, was defined by the movement of water which, over time, dug through the rock, thus shaping it. This stone is known nationwide due to the variety of marine fossils, which have a unique value in the national patrimony. The route then continues on its last stretch through the forest to the Rosengarten Refuge.

Latitude

45.704424

Longitude

24.112107

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To get to Cisnădioara, the only ways are to use a bicycle or a personal car. Of course, we advise you to choose the bike, even the choice is a bit more exhausting for the moment. However, we guarantee that, besides the sports satisfaction, you will also enjoy the view toward the sunny ridges of the Făgăraș Mountains and the freedom of wind blowing when descending, rewarding you for the effort made in climbing the hill. Nothing compares to the feeling of coming downhill after the effort to go up. However, if you choose the car, we advise you to group into as few cars as possible, for minimal impact on the environment and pollution. At the base of the route you will find a map with all the information needed for the route. Follow the markings and the signage on the route and it will be very easy to find your way. Enjoy your hike!