Moldoveanu Peak, Fagaras

#11 of 16 in Nature in Brasov County
Mountain · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
Moldoveanu Peak (Romanian: Vârful Moldoveanu, pronounced [ˈvɨrful moldoˈve̯anu]; "Moldavian Peak"), at 2,544 metres (8,346 ft), is the highest mountain peak in Romania. It is located in Argeș County, in the Făgăraș Mountains of the Southern Carpathians.

The most popular routes to reach Moldoveanu are over the Viștea Mare (2,527 metres (8,291 ft)), by paths coming from Podragu, Sâmbăta, or by the Viștea Valley.

The closest settlement on the north side is Victoria and on the south side, Câmpulung.

In December 2019, Moldoveanu was selected as the name for the star XO-1 located 536 light-years away in the constellation Corona Borealis, star that has been confirmed to host an exoplanet.

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  • Amazing mountain with fantastic views! The hike up to the peak is pretty challenging but with great views and absolutely worth it!  more »
  • "Roof" of Romania! It's great, beautiful, magnificent!!! Considerably easy to climb, even without strong preparations - but get ready for cold wind, fog or even snow up there (even in the middle of.....  more »
  • Super good i climbed it and is very awesome
  • Just amazing. It looks like the mountain peaks from Skyrim, but better!

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