Route: Ridge of the Cindrel Mountains

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Circular trail


Mountain - red line




55.53 km


17:15 hours


2426 m


1630 m

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Ridge of the Cindrel Mountains

Marking: Red band on a white background

Full route name:  Cisnădie – Măgura Peak - Şaua Cumpănită - Poiana Tomnatec - Grădina Onceşti - Cantonul silvic Muncel - Şaua Bătrâna - Rozdeşti Peak - Şaua Şerbănei - Niculeşti Peak - Şaua Cânaia - Cindrel Peak - Frumoasa Peak - Şerbota Mare Peak - Oaşa Mare Peak - Oaşa Chalet


The route starting from Cisnădie takes hikers on the ridge of the Cindrel mountains, offering them the wonderful view over Sibiu and the neighbouring localities. Over a 55-km distance, the trail following the Red Band mark takes hikers hiking along to the Măgura Peak, to Cindrel Peak, through Șaua Bătrâna and by Iezerele Cindrelului, constantly disclosing views to the basins of the valleys of Sadu, Frumoasa, and Râu Sadului. 





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The departure will be from the town of Cisnădie. From Sibiu you can take a bus having the route Sibiu – Cisnădie, in order to avoid the use of the personal car and to have the lowest possible impact on the environmental pollution. The bus schedule can be found on the autogă website. In Cisnădie, at the starting point 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! 

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Heritage Site