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History

Balea Lake is a glacier lake situated in the Fagaras Mountains, in central Romania. It was formed during the last ice age and is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the region.

How to Get There

To reach Balea Lake, travelers can drive along the Transfagarasan Highway, which is known for its stunning views and hairpin turns. Alternatively, there is a cable car that operates during the summer months, providing a scenic journey to the lake.

List of Attractions

  • Take a hike around the lake and enjoy the picturesque surroundings
  • Visit the Balea Waterfall, located nearby
  • Explore the nearby Fagaras Mountains and go hiking or mountain biking

Ticket Information

Entrance to Balea Lake is free of charge, but travelers may need to pay for parking or transportation to reach the lake.

Tips for Visiting

  • Visit early in the morning or late in the evening to avoid crowds
  • Bring warm clothing, as temperatures can be chilly even in the summer
  • Pack snacks and water, as there are limited dining options near the lake

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