AZUGA

Located in Prahova County, this town is situated on the superior valley of Prahova river where it converges with Azuga River. Sheltered at the foothills of Bucegi and Baiului Mountains, at an altitude of 895 – 950 m, Azuga is only 60 km North-West of Ploiesti city.

This is a general interest mountain resort where people are constantly coming for the tonic and fresh environment, clean, rich and ionized air free of allergen agents and dust, which ia also highly recommended for the treatment of neurasthenia, and physical and mental exhaustion.

This little settlement was founded in 1830, and, until 1881, it was called “Întreprahove” (approximately, In Between Prahova Rivers). In 1948, Azuga it is declared town.

It is also a touristic center, a starting point for hiking trails in Bucegi and Baiului Mountains, and it has several ski runs/ slopes: Clabucet 2224 m (accredited by the Olympic Committee), and Cazacu, a new and very difficult slope with fast, modern and high quality transportation installations.

Ski Runs/ Slopes

Difficulty

Length (m)

Starting altitude (m)

Arrival altitude (m)

Altitude difference (m)

Cable transportation

Night skiing

Sorica

Intermediate

2100

1539

978

561

Ski lift

Yes

Cazacu

Intermediate

2224

1539

998

541

Ski lift

No

Azuga Sud

Easy

770

1487

1333

154

Teleski

No

La Stână

Easy

910

1487

1333

154

Teleski

No

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