Parang Mountains - part of the Carpathians, group-?ureanu-Lotrului Parang Mountains, the largest in size of the massive mountains of Romania. From east to west measures about 50 km from north to south about 25 km.
Parang Mountains are bounded to the west of the Jiu Valley, and east of the river and the river Lotru Olte?. To the north are bounded by mountains ?ureanu by Jiu valley east to south delineation is made of string depressions Novaci and Baia de Fier.
Are crossed by the highest road in our country, Transalpina, which reaches an altitude of 2,200 m, offering rare images.
Retezat National Park - was founded in 1935 by initiative of the scientist Alexandru Borza, the first national park in Romania with a scientific reserve exclusive - Twins (1840 ha). In 1979 was declared "Biosphere Reserve". Glacial landscape with basins, valleys and glacial lakes - 80 glacial lakes stocked with trout, among which Enjoy (most extensive in the country) and Zanoaga (deepest).
Protected fauna: chamois, marmots, grouse, bald eagle gray, brown bald eagle and other species.
Lainici Monastery - in the Jiu Valley, 32 km from Targu-Jiu and Petrosani 25 kilometers, is the monastery dedicated Lainici entrance Church of the Virgin Mary.
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- Nature Reserves
- Churches and monasteries
- Skiing (downhill)