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Dragan Dam

The Dragan Dam manages to keep a volume of 112 million cubic meters of water. It has a double utility, to accumulate water for the power plant in Remeti, Iadei Valley and on Crisul Repede River, but also to retain the floods of the other two rivers. The massive construction reaches a height of 120 meters and a length of 424 meters, the elevation of the dam crest being […]

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Lake Lesu

Lake Lesu is a lake situated near the town Lesu, on Hell’s Valley, in the Apuseni Mountains, Bihor County. The recreation area is located on the Lesu Valley, and the lake is on the Hell’s Valley, 20 km far from the road DN1, passing through Beius, then a forrest road towards Stana de Vale, through which you can reach the Massive Bihor – Vladeasa. It’s an accumulation lake with […]

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Iadolina Waterfall

The road to Stana de Vale goes through the Hell’s valley that’s getting increasingly narrow, it passes among a cozy guesthouse and enters through the narrow gorges, slipping between the rocks and along the valley, which creates rapids and waterfalls. The most beautiful waterfall is Iadolina, which is located below the road level, on the left side of the road at about 6 km far from Tail Lake. After […]

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Wonder Spring

Wonder Spring is in the mountain resot Stana de Vale, located in Bihor County, on the Beius – Budureasa route. Here at 1100 meters altitude you will find a beautifully landcaped spring, which falls in steps, forming a few mini-waterfalls. This is Wonder Spring, from where, after it goes 28 km through some stainless steel pipes, it’s bottled the famous water which can be found  in stores all over […]

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Stana de Vale

It is located in Bihor county, in Vladeasa Mountains, at about 70 km from Oradea on DN 76 to Beius and then left to Budureasa, at an altitude of 1102 meters. The Muncel’s hill is at east from Stana de Vale, and from Poeni peak you can go down the trail to Stana de vale. Muncel’s hill makes a deviation towards the Eagles Area (1345m elevation), continuing with the […]

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Saritoarea Iedutului Waterfall

At the Saritoarea Iedutului waterfall you arrive from the acces road Stana de Vale – Tail Lake – Lesu, on a rock wall appears a tourism indicator, blue circle. The route is through forest, in ascent, lasting 15-20 minutes, quite easily, even without training. You have to go up on a well trodden path, by following the mark. At one point, after the barrier made from a fallen log, […]

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Devil’s Mill Waterfall

Devil’s Mill waterfall is situated on the western slope of the Vladeasa mountain, near Stana de Vale and Dragan Valley. Reaching a height of 25 meters, the two-stage waterfall has a distinct beauty and wilderness. How to reach Devil’s Mill Falls on the Dragan Valley route: by following the forest road from the Tail Lake – Dragan (Floroiu) until the Ciripa block section. So far you can go even […]

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Bratcuta’s Keys

Bratcuta’s Keys are located along the lower course of the valley with the same name, between the confluence of Russian’s Valley and Bratca commune. The keys are carved into limestone and triassic dolomites up to the confluence with Dry Valley, and in jurassic limestone, otherwise, Bratcuta’s Keys have a length of 4,4 km and are drained by a permanent watercourse. Until the confluence with the Russian’s Valley, Bratcuta flows […]

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The water cave from Bulz

The Bulz water cave from the lower basin of Hells’s Valley, represents the ascending spring waters of Ponor-Sancuta Cave and Ponor karst depression, which make up one of the most impressive karstic systems from the Mountains Philanderer’s Forest. The cave, emergence of a course with strong underground  flows, is a unique corridor, ascending, with many obstacles along the way. The cave is developed in limestones, situated at the border […]

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Biserica de lemn din Gâlpaia

Galpaia wooden church is situated within the Octavian Goga mansion, from Ciucea, Cluj County, where it was moved and saved in 1939, rebuilt the following year, to serve a convent of nuns. The church was built in the early 18th century, in the village Galpaia from Salaj County. The church is on the new list of historical monuments under the code LMI: CJ-II-mA-07568.02. Tradition says that the wooden church […]

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Peștera Urșilor

It was discovered around the 70’s by a miner after dynamiting rocks. The underground river did its job abundantly, digging tens of thousands of years into the rock, creating shapes which instigate your imagination and delight the eyes. The area of the cave is about 1,5 kilometers but only a part of its galleries can be visited, the rest being reserved for scientific researches, or were flooded by the […]

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About the region

Pension Alunul is on Hell’s Valley, in Remeti village, 18 km from E60 road. You enter on the Hell’s Valley on the water gate carved between the massive Bihor and Philanderer Forest mountains, or you could come down straight from the sky. The universe narrows, the high lays almost on your shoulders, so that you can feel all the weight of existence, and the communication with the divine is […]

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