Mountain Road Trip To Paltinis The Highest Ski Resort In Romania
The highest ski resort in Romania and the fortress amidst the apple orchards
With a little effort, not far from Sibiu we will discover the beauty of Saxon villages and the fortified citadels in perfect unison. The welcoming landscape of the Cindrel mountains and Romanian villages will receive us in its beautiful adventure to the highest ski resort in the country, a road that awaits hundreds of spectators per annum to the European Rally competition.
Apple orchards and the imposing Cisnadioara fortress will be the next stop where we will taste the delicious dishes of this Saxon area.
Route : Sibiu – Cisnadie – Cisnadioara – Rasinari – Paltinis – Sibiu 110 km +
Time: 6- 7 hours
Will visit the oldest town in Sibiu Surroundings, which houses the memorial places of remarkable personalities in Romania. Located in the middle of the mountain village, The Old Church with its impressive paintings will be the central objective that you will leave hardly forgotten.
Situated at an altitude of 1440 m, Paltinis is the highest ski resort in the country. On our way we will be charmed by the beautiful mountains, spectacular Rally road contests and the Sibiu view of the city seen from above.
Built in a romanesque style of the XII century, Cisnadioara fortress is the most preserved citadel in Transilvania. You could easily see how it risis on a hill on a hill amidst the apple orchards. Here we will have the tasty dishes of the area while we admire this wealthy Saxon village with its picturesque mountain landscape.
Located in an important Saxon city, the fortified church was the first lighting rod of SE of Europe in 1797, where important treasures from the region were kept.