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3 weeks ago
“Worth it for a very short stay”
26 Mar 2017
“Great lake”
Gheorgheni, Romania
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank Diana B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 18 May 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

1  Thank Drhusseiny M
Reviewed 26 March 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
Reviewed 19 March 2017

It has a very picturesque landscape. If you visit Bicaz, you really must see this. It has a sunken forest under it. Never seen anything like this. Beautiful.

Thank Katy E
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

Stunning place. A great place for all of the family. God food and you kan do some shopping of local things. The road up to the lake is really something else, it runs up the mountain and is very steep at some points.

Thank John S
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

Such a wonderful place to visit in Romania! Stunning landscapes, especially when the lake is frozen, we walked on it very easily. It was a great experience! 5*.

Thank Ruxandra C
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Second time visiting this place, this time in winter, the lake was frozen you can skate on it, completely different then summer.

Thank Wallach r
Reviewed 7 October 2016

As I understand, the lake was formed after a landslide blocked off the river. Tops of tree trunks may be seen in part of the lake. It's certainly scenic on the way. There are canoes and paddle boats available for rentals.

Thank RandyKasal
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

The road to the lake is very good,but drive carefully it is a difficult road .You make half an hour drive from ghiorgheni city or an hour and 15minutes from Piatra Neamt city.Ceck the weather before u go,there are many falling rocks due to the...More

1  Thank MG P
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