Transylvania Beyond

The Retezat National Park

Transylvania Beyond
The Retezat National Park

The Retezat National Park is considered by some the most beautiful part of the entire Carpathian range, thanks to the numerous rugged peaks, glacial lakes, outstanding landscapes and rich wildlife.

Located in the western range of the Southern Carpathians, the Retezat Massif became the first national park of Romania in 1935 and a Biosphere Reserve in 1975, being one of the three such internationally recognized reserves in Romania along with the Danube Delta and parts of the Rodnei Mountains National Park.

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