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Oak forest from Dealul Purcăretului

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Some of the most beautiful hardwood forests lie hidden in Transylvanian Highlands. 

Throughout the year, walking or cycling through these woods will bring you joy, tranquility and especially a healthy connection to a nature so rich in this area. 

The magic of the oak forests lies in the species richness, the greatness of the trees and the wonderful green you will see in the leaves. 

Come for a walk in the 42-hectare oak forest, called Dealul Purcăretului, near Calbor (Beclean commune, Braşov county), just outside the town of Făgăraş near the county road towards the village of Cincșor. The Natura 2000 site was designated in 2008, for the presence of a habitat of European interest - vegetation of Euro-Siberian forest with sessile oak; they dominate the vegetation of this forest and come from naturally regenerated seeds. 

Located at an altitude of 450-600 m, on sandy marsh deposits, the forest has a well-preserved natural structure and good vegetation status of the tree species like sessile and pedunculated oak). 

Look for the big trees - up to 70cm in diameter and heights up to 27-29m. 

Coordinates: 45°53′26″N 25°02′35″E

How to Visit:

Follow the redstrip marked trail from Felmer to Cincșor and it will take you directly through this forest.

Hiking, cycling, horseback riding - no fee for visiting the site. 

For guided tours, call Guides or local agencies.

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