Azuga-Busteni


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The Heroes Monument is accesible from the top point of the cable-car in 45 minutes marked trail.

You can ski finding here cross-country trails or downhill runs.

 

Azuga site: Hotels, Chalets, Villas, Accommodation. Ski facilities. Bars and Restaurants.

Azuga city and resort is situated between Sinaia international resort (12 km) and Predeal ski resort (6km).

Azuga is at the foot of the Bucegi Mountains (Carpathians - Transylavanian Alps), elevation 1,110 m.
There are 38 km to Poiana-Brasov and 147 km to country's capital (Bucharest)
The longest ski run in Romania, named Sorica, is here and is accesible by a modern chair-lift.
Azuga-Busteni, have cool summers (July average 15.5C) and cold winters (January average -3C).
Here you can find a tonic and stimulative climate, with clean, ozoniferous air, rich in ultraviolet radiations.
On top of the Caraiman Massif, at 2,484 m altitude, there stands a memorial (a 40 m high cross, made of steel), build between 1926- 1928, in honour of the country's heroes who lost their lives during the First World War.
Busteni has "Babele" and "Sphynx" - wind-modelled stone shapes in the Bucegi Massif, accesible throw cable-car. A modern chair-lift is in construction to the Diham and Poiana Izvoarelor cottages.
The second cable-car from the top of Caraiman mountain link Busteni with Pestera hotel and the unique Monastery in the cave.
SKI: Do you want to ski? The Bucegi Massif has numerous runs and ski-lifts, accesible by cable-car.

The position of Azuga has many advantages: 36 km from Brasov and near principal romanian resorts:: Predeal 6 km, Busteni 4 km, Sinaia 12 km.

The city is nested in mountains : on North-West there is Clabucetului Predealului Massive (highest peak Clabucetul Azugii 1586 m), on the South-East there is Baiului and Garbovei Mountains with peaks over 1700 m (Cazacu Peak 1753 m, Stevia Peak 1901m).

In the North-East part of town there is the largest ski facilities in this mountains: Sorica Slope - the biggest in Romania, and Cazacu slope. Ski chairs are on every slope, and at the bottom there are bars, restaurants, ski rentals and cottages.


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Silva Hotel and Restaurant, situated at 3 minutes from the cable-car in Busteni.


Sorica ski slope in the summer



 

"Sphynx" and "Babele" - wind-modelled stone shapes in the Bucegi Massif (2,200 m altitude).

Heroes Monument

 

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 Azuga    Hotels-Pensions-Cottages Hotel / Cottage Details
   
 Pensiunea SUBRAN ***   Azuga Tel.044-326660
 Cabana SORICA **   24 rooms (doubles US$15)
New cabin at the foot of the slopes. Rooms are small, comfy, and some have private bathrooms.
Azuga Tel.044-326444
 Pensiunea
CASA'N CASA **  
(5 doubles, 2 triplesUS$20)
Situated 100m from the end station of the maxi-taxis, near the lifts. Downstairs, a good and wonderfully decorated restaurant with Muntenian cuisine is open to all. The rooms upstairs are carefully furnished with traditional things and have TVs and showers. The annex across the street has five more rooms. Book well in advance.
Azuga Tel.092-609454
 Pensiunea SERENA **   Azuga Tel.094-983073
 Pensiunea CAPRIOARA **   Azuga Tel.044-326318
 Hotel AZUGA *   Azuga Tel.044-327406
 Pensiunea TOPAZ *   Azuga Tel.044-326984
   
Romenergo Bar - Open 09:00 - 23:00.
Tel. (+40)44 32 71 50
Small bar and fast food joint at the bottom of the slopes.
Ski rental (open 09:00 - 17:00) in the same building around the corner.

 

Heroes Monument, built in 1926 by King Carol, has 40 m height, elevation 2140 m.

 

 

Azuga-Busteni is recommended for recovery treatment (anaemia, nervous asthenia, physical and intellectual strain).
Busteni settlement was founded around the Salonul de Piatra Inn - 17th century.
Mountain trips on marked routes (the Urlatoarea Falls, the Bucegi Plateau - Jepi, the Monument of Heroes - Cross, Costila, Omu Peak and Cottage 2,505 m).

 

"Sinaia is another popular mountain resort, with excellent skiing facilities. It was developed in
the second half of the 19th century by the first king of independent Romania as royal summer
residence. Peles Castle is very impressive and is now a museum."