Route: Ridge of the Cindrel Mountains

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Linear trail

Mark

Mountain - red line

Difficulty

Medium

Distance

55.53 km

Duration

17:15 hours

Ascent

2426 m

Descent

1630 m

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Ridge of the Cindrel Mountains

Marcaj bandă roșie pe fond alb:  Cisnădie – Vf. Măgura - Şaua Cumpănită - Poiana Tomnatec - Grădina Onceşti - Cantonul silvic Muncel - Şaua Bătrâna - Vf. Rozdeşti - Şaua Şerbănei - Vf. Niculeşti - Şaua Cânaia - Vf. Cindrel - Vf. Frumoasa - Vf. Şerbota Mare - Vf. Oaşa Mare - Cabana Oaşa

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.

Latitude

45.710905

Longitude

24.14704

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Find the location

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 autogări.ro 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! 

Points of interest

Heritage Site