In the superior side of Prahova county, surrounded by
the east side of Bucegi Mountains, it was created a strong chain of climatic
station(Breaza, Sinaia , Poiana Tapului, Busteni, Azuga-Prahova county
and Predeal- Brasov county)who is one of the most picturequeness toristic
zone in Romania.
A big number of marked paths, with a lot of variants and also the ski-lifts
Sinaia-heigh 1400-Virful cu Dor and Busteni-Babele-Pestera Ialomitei who
make the access easier to the tourists towardas Bucegi Mountains, with
megalithic shapes(Sfinx and Babele) and with the possibility to avance
towards Omu summit(2.505m), Caraiman(2.384m)
Predeal - always on top !
on the summit separating the Prahova Valley from the Timis Valley,between
the mountain masses Bucegi,Postavaru,Piatra Mare, and Clabucet.
Altitude: 1030 m.
Climate : specific to the apline zones,with highly ozoned air.
Annual average temperature : 5 0 C
Acces routes :
By car : Bucharest - Brasov on DN1( E 60),from Rasnov on DN 73A,junction
with DN 1.
By train : Predeal station,on the line Bucharest - Predeal
Destination: rest,winter sports and treatment
vara - Brasov , Romania
Telescaun - program 9.30 - 16.00 , tarife
(august 2002) : dus
50.000 lei/persoana ,intors 30.000
dus - intors 60.000 lei/persoana.
iarna - Brasov , Romania
strong points :
In Predeal : skiing tracks with slopes of different degrees of difficulty;electric
chair from Clabucet Sosire to Clabucet Plecare ,Orizont and Trei Brazi;trips
along marked paths in the mountain masses sorrouding the resort ; skating
In Brasov : Black Church; Weavers 'Bastion ; House of Mures zone inhabitans;
Museum of Scheii Brasovului;
the walled town; the remains of Brasovia walled town;botanical reservation;
In the surrounding area : Bran Castle ; Peles Castle in Sinaia ; Transylvania
Saxons ethnographic centre of Prejmer ; Roman camp Cumidava from Rasnov.
The grat number of varied ski slopes,with a large range of dificulty degrees,make
of Predeal the paradise of children during the white season, and, at the
foot of Clabucet mountain there exits a marvelous place where they can
have both instructive and enjoyable holidays, where they can begin new
sports or improve abilities in the sports or improve abilities in the
sports they already practice, namly Chalet Fulg de nea ( Snow Flake Chalet),
witch for children means FUN and FRIENDSHIP, ACTIVITY and ADVENTURE, and
for their parents means TRANQUILITY, grace to the good care of qualified
- program 9.30 - 16.00 , price (august 2002) : one
way 2 USD/pers,return 1 USD/pers.
going-return 2 USD/pers.
Le grand nombre de pistes de ski,
à degrée variés, font de Predeal, pendant
la saison blanche, un vrai paradis des enfants et au pied du Clabucet
il existe un endroit où ils peuvents passer des vacances à la fois agréables et instructives, où
ils peuvent s'initier ou bien se perfectionner dans les sports d'hiver,
où ils peuvent developper leur talents, un endroit qui s'apelle le chalet
Fulg de nea( Flocon de neige) qui, pour les enfants, signifie AMUSAMENTS
et AMITIE, ACTIVITE et AVENTURE et pour les parents la TRANQUILITÉ de
savoir leurs enfants bien soignés par un personnel qualifié.
Ts = telescaun / chairlift /
Tk = teleschi/ski-lift/
Scoli de schi/ Registred ski and snowboard schools / Ècoles
de ski et snowboard authorisées
| Pret /ora Price / hour Prix/ heure - 6 $
||Societate/ Society / Societé
Contact person /
Personnè a contacter
||0744 - 335.851
||0268 - 455.413
||0268 - 455.671
||0744 - 368.356
||FULG DE NEA
||0268 - 456.089
||0244 - 323.229
Instructor de schi autorizat/ Registred ski instructors / Moniteurs
||Nume/ Name/ Nom
||0722 - 884.459
||0722 - 727.332
||Liviu -Nicolae Predeleanu
||0268 - 456.616 | 0722 - 922.147
||0268 - 455.405
to rent: 5 E/hour ; ski : 10 EUR/day
Stratul de zapada / Snow layer thickness / Épaisseur de la couche de neige :
Neige : 21.XII - 14.III
Autobus / Bus timetable / Horaire des autobuses
Intre 7 dimineata si 9 seara,la fiecare 30 de minute trece un microbus
ce are ca traseu :Bucuresti - Brasov - Bucuresti - opreste in Predeal
in spatele garii.
From 7.a.m. every 30 minutes buses towards Brasov and towards Bucharest
stop in Predeal,at the bus near railway station.
Entre 7h et 21 h, à un interval de 30 minutes,des autobus vers Brasov
et vers Bucharest arrent pres de la gare de Predeal.
Telefoane utile /
Useful phone numbers / Numéros de téléphones utiles:
|Centrul de Informare si
Promovare a Turismului - Predeal
Centre for Information & Promotion of Tourism - Predeal
Centre d'Information et Promotion du Tourisme - Predeal
|Str.Intrarea Garii nr.1 (in spatele garii - Predeal )
Telefon / Fax : 0268 - 455.330
firstname.lastname@example.org | www.predeal.ro
|Federatia Romana de Schi si Biatlon
Romanian Federation for Skiing and Biatlon
Féderation Roumanie pour Ski et Biatlon
|Telefon : 0268 - 455.724
|Asociatia Ghizilor Montani
Association of Mountain Guides in Romania
L' Association des Guides de Montagne de Romanie
|Str.Toamnei nr.2, 2200 - Brasov,
Telefon: 0268- 310.810 |Fax: 0268- 310.810
e-mail :email@example.com | www.agmr.go.ro
|Salvamont / Mountain Rescue / Salvamont Predeal
||0268 - 456.269 | 0268 - 456.237
|Salvamont / Mountain Rescue / Salvamont Sacele
||0268 - 270.600 | 0722 - 730.759
|Banca/ Bank / Banc
||0268 - 455.216
|Casa de schimb / Exchange office/ Bureau d'échange
||0268 - 455.980
|Dispecerat cazare/Accomodation /Centre d'hébergement
||0268 - 455.042
|Farmacie / Pharmacy / Pharmacie
||0268 - 456.038
|Gara / Railway station / Gare
||0268 - 456.330
|Inchirieri auto / Rent a car
||0268 - 471.485
|Pompieri / Fire Station / Pompiers
|Politie / Police station / Police
||0268 - 456.119
|Primarie / Town Hall / Hotel de ville
||0268 - 455.256
||0268 - 457.100
Location : town in Prahova county on the
superior side of Prahova Valley, to the feet of Bucegi Mountains, at 60km
N-W from Ploiesti and 136km away from Bucharest.
Historical dates:town was founded in 1830.Untill 1881 its name was Intreprahove.
Climat:specific to the alpine zones, stimulative,ozoned.
Annual average temperature:70 C
-by car:Bucharest-Brasov on DN1(E60) from Rasnov on DN73A junction with
-by train:Azuga station, on the line Bucharest-Brasov.
Destination:rest, winter sports, trips.
Salvamont/Mountain Rescue : 0244-320.322
Touristic atractions :
1.Olimpic skiing tracks(3042 lenght) with cable transport instalations.
2.Straw Fair (towards Predeal).
Busteni - "The Enter In Bucegi"
Location:135km away from Bucharest and 37km away from Brasov.
Surraunded by Caraiman Mauntains (2384m) and Costila Mauntains(2489m), traversed by
Prahova river.Bucegi-ancient center of romanian tourisme and alpeineering-
known as "Door of Bucegi Mountains" is in the same time the
most important departure point towards Bucegi Mountains.To Busteni, more than anywhere else,Busteni Mountains make known their beauties:Piatra Arsa,Jepii mari and Jepii mici,Caraiman Mountains with their monument dedicated to heros who died
in the first world war,Costila peak overnamed " paradise of the alpinist".
Climat:specific to the alpine zones,with ozoned air.
Annual average temperature:50C.
-by car:Bucharest- Brasov on DN1(E60)
from Rasnov on DN73 A junction with DN1
-by train:Busteni station,on the line Bucharest-Brasov.
Destination:rest,winter sports, trips (by option).
Telecabine:Busteni - Babele(4350m),difference of level 1235m, time
13',capacity 25 persones.
Telecabine:Babele-Pestera(2611m),difference of level 560m, time 10', capacity
a)Busteni-Urlatoarea Waterfall( 1 hour),marked with blue.
b)Busteni- Gura Dihamului Waterfall-Diham Challet(2 hours and 30'), marked
c)Busteni- Plaiul Muticelu-Poiana Costilei-Cerbului Valley-Omu Challet(6-7
hours), marked with red triangle and yellow band.
d)Busteni-Poiana Costilei-Pichetul Rosu-Malaiesti Challet(4 hours),accesible
way only in summer,in winter -only to the alpinists, marked with a red
e)Busteni-Cantonul Jepi-Piatra Arsa Challet(3 hours and 30'), marked with
from Busteni - county
Prahova , Romania
1.Babele si Sfinxul - natural monuments
2.Heros Cross -on Caraiman Mountains, raised up between 1926-1928
and is dedicated to the heros who died in the first world war.The cross
is 33m higher.
3.Zoological Garden-appreciated for its exemles from the Carpathian
4".Ultima Grenada" (Last Grenade)monument-dedicated to
Vasile Musat the hero died in the first world war.The monument was built
5.Memorial House"Cezar Petrescu"-built in a romanian
style,where the writer created the biggest part of his work.In this house
is evocated his life and his activity(1892-1961)
6.Urlatoarea Waterfall- 1 hour and a half distance from Busteni.
Sinaia - "Carpathians Perle"
42 pictures Peles Castle
Location:in Prahova county, situated on
the superior water way of Prahova river, to the SE feet of Bucegi Mountains
and SVfeet of Baiului Mountains, to 62km NV from Ploiesti and 102km away
Railway station inaugurated at 10 june 1979.
Historial dates:Sinaia is for the first time attested in 1690when around
Sinaia Monastery, for its security,were builtthe first dwellings for tax-exempted
peasants who formed later a stable population.Initialy, it was a village
calld Izvorul, the actual name is from 1874.Ithas been declartated town
since 1880 when the city became the summer residence of king Carol I.
In present, Sinaia is a very important touristic center ansd the place where
national and international conferences take place;there are special places
for winter sports:bobsleigh track-1.500m,13 curves and a difference of level
of 132m.;ski tracks with different degres of difficulty(Carp-2500m-difficult;Papagal-2140m-difficult;Touristic-2800m-medium,etc),sledge
A big number of marked paths,modern highway
with access for cars up to the quote 1400; ski-lift(fonctionable since
1971).-with a capacity of 35 persones(Sinaia -quote 1400) and 28 persones(quote
1400-Varful cu Dor Challet-2000maltitude)and chair-lift quote 1400-Varful
cu Dor-unite the center of the town and Bucegi Mountains peak.
Sinaia is a departure point to the challet of Bucegi Mountains(Quote 1500;Varful
cu Dor-2000m altitude) and those of Baiului Mountains(Cainelui Peak-950m)
Climat:specific to the alpine zones, ozoned air.
Annual average temperature:60C.
-by car:Bucharest- Brasov on DN1(E60) from Rasnov on DN73A junction with
-by train:Sinaia station on the line Bucharest-Brasov.
Destination:rest, winter sports,trips and tratament.
Tracks for ski are divided in two on the Varful cu Dor
side of the mountain who has the electric chair Dorului Valley, completed
with ski-lift (2)- one of them beeing in a very good function.This is
the side of the mountain who receive the biggest number of skiers.Regularity
of the tracks and their longness favourise the practicing on a large scale
of the ski beeing used the
main circuit and also the second circuit(red and blue colours).
The east side of the mountain who dominate Sinaia lies all along the line
of the electric cabine.
Of a very good quality , Carp slope is almost parallel with the line of
the electic cabine, beeing marked with black because of it high degree
Vanturis slope lies all along the ancient forest way and present itself
like an homogenous band.Both slopes allow the arrival to quote 1400 offering
a very atractive ski reserved to avanced and very avanced skiers.
Other slope (more limited like side)existed.In present an unfunctionable
cable transport makes inaccesible those slopes and that's why they are
not so frequented.
Sinaia offer to the tourists a big number of possibilities to practice
their favourite sports.
Tracks for the beginners
The beginners have on their disposition Poiana Florilor track with
a medium degree of difficulty- 250m - and a difference of level of 50m.
-The skiers with a medium instruction have on their disposition Vanturis
track( make the conection between Varful cu Dor and Quote 1400)-2350m,
a difference of level of 560m and a medium slope of 24,5%;
-Piramida track(conect Varful cu Dor and Varful cu Dor challet , with
a difference of level of 100m, a lenght of 450m and a medium slope of
-Dorului track - conect Varful cu Dor and Dorului Valley challet -
with a track of 600m lenght, a difference of level of 150m and a medium
slope of 25,8%;
-Fata Dorului track- conect Furnica and Dorului Valley with a lenght of
1180m, a difference of level of 210m and a medium slope of 25,8%.
Tracks for the avanced.Avanced skiers have on disposition difficult tracks
-Carp track-conect Furnica peak and quote 1400, has
a lenght of 2500m, a difference of level of 585m and a medium
slope of 24%;
-Papagal track- conect Tarla and the electric chair- 450m lenght- , difference
of level-150m, medium slope-35,3%;
-1500track- 450m lenght, difference of level-125m and the medium slope-28,9%;
-Turistica track-conect Quote 1400 and Sinaia,-2800m, difference of level
-450m and the medium slope-16,6%.
For those who prefere touristic
trips or for the fond skiers is recommended the track of the Bucegi Plateau,
with a lenght of 8000m and a difference of level of 100m.
sledge there is Drumul Vechi- quote 1300 track -lenght 300m, a difference
of level of 60m and bobsleigh track -Furnica-Sinaia arranged for the competitions
with a lenght of 1500m and a difference of level of 30m.
BOBSLEIGH AND SLEDGE
of bobsleigh, sledge and skeleton take place on a special track, situated
on the west side of the station, towards the road to Alpin Hotel-Quote
1400m.The track has a lenght of 1500m.Difference of level beteen the departure
point and the arrival point is 134m;there are 13 curves, with a medium
slope of 9%, minimal slope of 3% and the maximal point of 14%.Bobsleigh
for two persons can tuch the speed of 110km/h and the sledge for four
dates, ski schools and rent centers .
tracks have totaly the lenght of 11500m(14,8% from the total of the mountain
offer),capacity of 7000persons/h and different degrees of difficulty.
For children and adults between 15 Decembre and 15 april ski schools are
in fonction who organize for groupes of 10-12 touristes, 2hours/day in
the interval 4-6 day.
Centers for rent sportiv equipements:Sinaia , New Montana ,Alpin,Palace,
Technical caractheristics of
|Name of track
||can be completed with a section of track - black colour(Papagal-
||the electric chair from Dorului Valley
||between quote 1400 -Sinaia town
||Dorului 600m- red colour
Cable instalations are various:two elecric cabines between Sinaia and
Quote 1400- lenght 2328m and Quote 1400 -Quote 2000 with a lenght of 1945m;two
chair-lift between Quote 1400-Quote 1950(lenght 1940m- who is not functionable
and between Dorului Valley- Furnica(lenght-980m); four ski-lift:Dorului
Valley-Varful cu Dor,Quote 1400- Quote 1500,Varful cu Dor- Varful cu Dor
challet with a total lenght of 1484m and five baby ski- lifts:Poiana Florilor-250m,
Scandurari-200m, Dorului Valley-200m, telecabine-250m, Furnica-250m.
Technical performances of cable instalations-3345 persons/h and total
lenght of the cable is 9827m.
||1. Peles Castle- built between
1873-1883 by the order of Carol of Hohenzollern , first king of Romania.
The second flour of the castle was built between 1896-1914 in the
German Rennaissance style by the plans of viennes architect Wilhelm
von Doderer and those of german architect Johann Schultz ,
with gottic transformations made by the architect Karinel Liman between
1896-1914. The castle has 160 rooms and a central tower - 66m high.
The castle was the summer residence of thr royal family(untill1947),
today is a museum with colections of paintings, carpets , furniture,etc.
||2 Pelisor Castle- situated near by Peles Castle, initialy
destinated to prince Ferdinand I, in present museum.
||3.Sinaia Monastery -with the old church, was built between
1690-1695, by the order of Mihail Cantacuzino (the sun of seneschal
Constantin Cantacuzino), by the model of "Saint Helene"
Monastery on Sinai Mountain.
||4.The Casino- building raised up in 1912 by the plans of the
architect Petre Antonescu.