Retezat is one of the the most spectacular mountains in Romania and Eastern Europe. The central and north massif area are represented by highest peaks – Peleaga 2.509 m,Papusa 2.508 m, Retezat 2.485 m – glacier lakes – Bucura and the nearest complex (Lia, Ana, Florica, Viorica), Zanoaga, Galesu, Taul Agatat, Taul Tapului – and Gemenele Natural Reservation – scientific restricted area.




 

NEIGHBOURHOOD

Waybills from Dora Pension:

1 Dora Pension – Cema forrest road – Valereasca Valley – Valereasca sheepfold – Pecuiu Peak (1 ½ - 2 h)
2 Dora Pension – Ionescu water spring – Ciurila Saddle – Stanisoara Valley – Stanisoara Falls – Pietrele chalet (2 ½ - 3 h)
3 Dora Pension – Condor Hut – Stevia Lake (2 – 2 ½ h)
4 Dora Pension – Condor Hut – Stevia Lake – Lolaia Saddle – Retezat Peak (3 – 3,30 h)
5Dora Pension – Condor Hut – Lolaia Saddle – Stanisoara Lake – Stanisoara Valley – Ciurila Saddle – Dora Pension (5 ½ - 6 h)
6 Dora Pension – Condor Hut – Retezat Peak – winter saddle – Bucura 1 Peak – Bucura Gate – Bucura Lake (5 ½ - 6 h)

We could recommend more than 15 waybills with long exceeding 6 hours,but they need good physic shape or a mountain guide for more than 7 people.

* Colt Citadel and Monastery – Suseni village;
* Ulpia Traiana Sarmizegetusa, Sarmizegetusa village;
* St. Nicholas Stone Church, Densus village;
* Prislop Church and Monastery, Silvasu de Sus village;
* Corvinilor Castel, City of Hunedoara;
* Cincis Lake, City of Hunedoara;
* Wisents reservation, City of Hateg.
In winter is not recommended to join the preponderance of waybills in Retezat without appropriate winter equipment and experience.
The tracks near Dora Pension could be reached by common mountaineers well winter equipped.