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SIBIU - CABANA MARINA - CASA RURAL EN TRANSILVANIA
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3 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
Cabana Marina is a beautiful cabin situated in rural Romania, it is run as a family business , specializing in personalized holidays to Romania for all ages. We take care of all the details depending on what our clients are interested in, making sure our clients can relax and enjoy discovering a new country without the usual concerns, so that they get the most out of the time they spend in Romania.
Cabana Marina is situated at 600m of altitude, under the mountains of Fargas. It is a beautiful unspoilt piece of the world, perfect for those who enjoy nature, high in the snow-caped Carpatos mountain range. The altitude is never lower than 2000m except in the outermost parts. For those who love the outdoors, Cabana Marina is perfect all year round, ( although it is advisable only for expe... Cabana Marina is a beautiful cabin situated in rural Romania, it is run as a family business , specializing in personalized holidays to Romania for all ages. We take care of all the details depending on what our clients are interested in, making sure our clients can relax and enjoy discovering a new country without the usual concerns, so that they get the most out of the time they spend in Romania.
Cabana Marina is situated at 600m of altitude, under the mountains of Fargas. It is a beautiful unspoilt piece of the world, perfect for those who enjoy nature, high in the snow-caped Carpatos mountain range. The altitude is never lower than 2000m except in the outermost parts. For those who love the outdoors, Cabana Marina is perfect all year round, ( although it is advisable only for experienced climbers during the winter period).
Cabana Marina accommodates from 8 people. It is a duplex composed by a dining room with a kitchenette, fully equipped with different amenities (washer, dryer, dishwasher, refrigerator, microwave, coffee maker, toaster, hair dryer ,etc.). Bathroom with shower. On the first floor, there are four bedrooms with double beds. Garden with BBQ, an arbor and a table that seats up to 20, and a wooden swing.
Note: Cabana Marina is not rented rooms.
NEAR TO CABANA MARINA
The cabin is strategically situated near to the central point where various excursions and cultural visits can be organised from, such as exploring the mountains, visiting local places of cultural interest and historical sites, giving you the chance to relax and enjoy the beauty of the Romanian countryside.
We can help you to organize activities such as guided tours on horseback, fishing, hunting, climbing, hillwalking , observation of fauna and flora, etc. We can also organize exciting trips to places such as the glacier lake Bàlea (15 km from the cabin), situated at 2040m altitude, 360m long and 11,35m depth. In the summer you can get there by car, during the winter period it is necessary to travel by cable car, passing over the top of the beautiful waterfall Bálea, which is situated 1234m altitude, with a fall of 50-60 m. In the winter the waterfall freezes and it is a great place for ice-climbing. This area is also known for the construction of the first eastern European ice-hotel and it´s risk sports, such as free skiing and snowboarding.
During the summer, between July and October, the famous Transfargasan pass can be travelled by car, it is the pass between Transilvania and Valaquia, with the longitude of 92km. This journey is a real adventure and not for the faint hearted, because of the hairpin bends. At the end of the journey it is possible to visit lake Vidraru, one of the biggest lakes in Europe. It is also possible to visit castle Poenari (4 km away from lake Vidraru), built on a mountain and only accessible by climbing the 1480 steps which lead up to it. The castle was the second residence of Vlad Tepes (Dracula), today it is a ruin.
Peak Moldoveanu (Varful Moldoveanu), at 2544m, is the highest mountain in Romania, it is situated in the Fagaras meridian mountain range. The paths most commonly used to reach Moldoveanu are over the view crest VISTEA (2527m peak), paths which start at Podrgu, Sambata or in the valley of views. The second highest peak in Romania in peak Negoiu (2534m), which can be climbed from our cabin, passing through the marble quarry, taking between 4-5 hours. The same mountain also has the Goulul Alpin mountain natural park, with a surface of 7000 ha, glacier lakes and wild animals, such as black goats, wolfs, deer, bears and wild boar.
The city of Sibiu is 35km away from the cabin, it is one of the most visited regions in Romania, with some of the most well preserved historical sites in the country. The medieval fortresses have been maintained in excellent condition. One of the most interesting places to visit is the Brukenthal Art gallery, it is the second most important museum in Romania and has more than 1.100 works of art, most of which are Renaissance and Baroque, Italian and Flamenco. Sibiu is a beautiful city, with pastel coloured houses. The old town is a fascinating place for losing yourself in it´s charm, strolling round the centre , visiting the traditional squares in the old walled part of the city, next to the river Cibin. Sibiu takes us back to old medieval central Europe, making it hard to believe you´re not in XX1 century. The city has a German feel to it, there are lots of Gothic and Baroque towers, which co-exist in perfect harmony with the Baroque palaces and residences, making a unique atmosphere.
Ocna sibiului can be found 15 km outside Sibiu, it´s a small community, well known for its thermal treatments and salt lakes ( which are so salty they can be walked upon , although it´s advisable to wear swimming gear).
The ski resort of Paltinis is 35 km outside Sibiu, in the mountains of Cindrel, at 1450 m of altitude, it is the highest ski station in Romania and was founded in the XV century. The snow is excellent, up to six months of the year, for winter sports, making Paltinis a fantastic tourist destination.
Sighisoara is situated 90km outside Sibiu, it´s a Romanian city in the historic Transilvanian region, next to the river Tarnava. Sighisoara is a beautiful city, known for the house (now a restaurant) , where Vlad Tepes (Dracula) grew up. The tourists who visit Sighisoara find themselves transported to a medieval Romania, it was declared by the UNESCO HUMAN PATRIMONY OF 1999, as one of the few habitated medieval cities conserved in Europe.
Brasov is situated in the south east historical region of Transilvania, in the centre of the country, 110 km from the cabin where the depression point of the Brasov meets with the Carpatos mountains, which are dominated by mount Tampa, 957m high. Brasov was founded in 1211 by the Tudors, it has an amazing variation of Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque architecture. The black cathedral is one of the most prominent buildings, characterising the Gothic style of the city, it was named the black cathedral after it was set fire to by Austrian invaders in 1689. Today it is considered one of the most important religious monuments in the country, it can be found in the old part of the town, and can be visited , as long as the Sunday mass is respected. Another important religious temple worth visiting is the church of Saint Nicolae, situated in the west of the city, like the Black Cathedral it is gothic style, although some of the renovations are Baroque.
Sinaia is situated in the provence of Prahova, 45km outside Brasov and 121 km from Bucarest. It is one of the most important tourist destinations, known for its mineral water treatments. The average temperature is 6ºC. It is possible, for those who love winter sports, to travel 2000m up the mountain by cable car. Another interesting place to visit is Castle Peles, it is considered to be one of the most beautiful Renaissance period architectural works of art in Europe. It was ordered to be built by King Carlos 1st in 1873. The castle is elegantly designed and hosts a range of European artefacts such as German coloured glass-works, leather covered walls from Cordoba, marble sculptures and authentic porcelain artefacts. Castle Peles has 160 bedrooms. The nearby Castle Pelisor was constructed by King Ferdinand, it hosts 70 bedrooms, and was used as his summer residence. Castle Pelisor was the first European Castle to have electricity. This was possible because it produced its own electricity using hydro electric power from a nearby river.
Castle Bran is situated 5km outside of Sinaia, it was constructed on a rock face in 1377, to protect the surrounding area, including the city of Brasov, from invasions. It is strategically placed between Transilvania and Valaquia, known as Dracula´s castle, and was the inspiration for the novel Count Dracula. The rooms and towers encircle a small patio, some of the rooms have underground tunnels which lead to the patio. In 1920 the habitants of Brasov, who owned the Castle, offered it as a gift to Queen Maria of Romania, she later converted it into her main residence. The Castle has a collection of objects and furniture from that time. The Castle dominates the picturesque village of Bran, and has amazing views. It is also possible to visit the open air museum at the base of the Castle, where many objects of interest such as typical period clothing, tools and rural houses can be explored. There is a small souvenir market for those who are interested.
It is open to visit :
- June to September, from Tuesday to Sunday, between 10am and 4pm.
- October to May on Wednesdays and Sundays between 10am and 4pm.
The nearest airports to Cabana Marina are Sibiu, Cluj and Bucarest.
They are situated on the main nation highway E68, next to Sibiu and Brasov, it is necessary to drive up the Porumbacu de Jos road 105J towards Peak Negoiu of Mount Fagaras.
Cabana Marina GPS: 24º30´30.6'E 45º41´06.2'N
Cabana Marina- Sibiu Airport 35km
Cabana Marina- Bucarest Airport 300km
Cabana Marina- Cluj Napoca Airport 190km
Cabana Marina- Brasov 110km
Cabana Marina- Paltinis 70km
Cabana Marina- Sighisoara 98km