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Lacu Rosu (Red Lake)

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Hiking Tour in the Bicaz Gorges from Iasi
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Lacu Rosu, Romania
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Reviewed October 4, 2017

Nice location with some nice food stands to start a hike into the woods and up the mountains. We were there in the spring when it was not that busy so a lot af space to park and time to enjoy the nature of Romania.

Thank Dreesmens
Reviewed September 18, 2017

The lake and the nearby place is very nice, good nature views, but it's very very crowded. There are some activities to do there, but also, you have to wait in line for minutes and minutes. We arrived at about 2~3. maybe if you go...More

Thank Kosta B
Reviewed September 14, 2017 via mobile

Last year was the first time I saw the Red Lake. We arrived a little bit after sunset. The surroundings were quiet, authentic and magical. Near the lake there are big boards where there is a beautiful love story (tale) written in 3 different languages...More

Thank Tijana V
Reviewed September 1, 2017

I’ve read some reviews saying that the long drive doesn’t make the trip worth it, but I completely disagree. In fact, I would feel sorry for the driver, as the views of all the trees and mountains along the long and ever-winding road are beautiful!...More

Thank Santiago-Stone
Reviewed August 20, 2017

We decided to visit Red Lake after reading that it is one of the must see places to visit in Romania. It took us over 2 hours to get there and were quite underwhelmed by the area itself.The lake was quite small with loads of...More

Thank Bur88
Reviewed July 6, 2017

This place is surrounded by a lot of hiking and trekking routes, you can rent a boat and paddle on the lake or just admire the beautiful mountains.

Thank Madalina I
Reviewed June 6, 2017

Lacu Rosu is a very nice travel destination, a lake surrounded by mountains. There are plenty of hotels or B&B's to choose from, also plenty of restaurants, and hikers have many trails to hike around, either easy or more difficult. One can rent a boat...More

1  Thank Diana B
Reviewed June 3, 2017 via mobile

Around the lake, there are plenty of restaurants but food are not at best. Had a burger at 'Mountain Steak' the bun is very rubbery. The lake and the surrounding are ok but very busy and a long queue for the boating. Stayed at a...More

1  Thank Miles T
Reviewed May 18, 2017

From Bicaz or from Gheorghieni you reach by car to this amazing lake with a fairy tale legend. You can take a boat trip, but be carefull of the tree trunks coming out of water and of the water currents. If you are scared of...More

2  Thank Drhusseiny M
Reviewed March 26, 2017

This is an amazing place, which can be seen while you visit Neamt County, Romania. If you visit this place in summer it is a very good chance to take a picnic, or make a ride with boat.

Thank Tatiana O
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Response from Madalina I | Reviewed this property |
The trail toward Suhardul Mic is very easy and the view from the top deserves all the effort. The trail starts somewhere behind Hotel Turist and in less than 1 hour you'll reach the peak so you can overlook the Red Lake... More