T9 - To the Amphitheater

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Distance Duration Sign Activities Location
10.5km 4-5h Hiking, Running

The route marked by “the red hiker sign” begins in the center of Moieciu de Sus and continues on the dirt road to the church and then windingly ascends towards “Inspector Tișcă’s House”, one of the few houses left in the village with an inner courtyard.
The walk continues to the right to a succession of meadows, called “Poiana Andolia” maintained in good condition, which capture by the size.

Towards the end of the meadows, the view opens to Piatra Craiului Mountains. Then it goes up and down through the Magistrate’ Forest, where it begins the descent towards Cheile Gradistei-Moieciu Resort. The route crosses the river and continues left on the asphalt road through the Grădiştei Gorge, which border the road for a short period. At the first turn, the route leaves the asphalt and continues to the right on a steep dirt road among some old houses and pensions, to the Sumedreştilor Shore of the Long Shore.

The road ascends gently to the Cremenii Hill, a place with traces of an ancient settlements dating back to prehistoric period. It reaches a plateau called the “Transylvania Amphitheatre”, dominated by a house with unusual shape, which resembles a mountain.
This assemble is completed by a few huts pleasantly refurbished but keeping the original structure and some elements.
The route continues straight ahead on the edge, with a panoramic view towards Bucegi Mountains, until the junction with a wide valley on the left which descends smoothly towards Moieciu.
The hiker follows this path, crossing forest areas and a shaded valley until it reaches a trail that descends smoothly to the village center behind the School.