Jiu Valley - Jiu Valley joins a kissing gate Retezat mountains, Valcan and Parang, guarded the entrance of National Park Retezat. River with water-and so fierce and swindlers beat stone forming one of the most famous gorges of the Carpathians.
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.
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- Nature Reserves
- Mountain bike