Photographer's Note

Poiana Brasov is a very appreciated international ski resort, referred in SKI directories all over the world.
In the center of the resort there is a lake surrounded by very nice hotels.
Trips to Brasov medieval town, the citadel of Rasnov (14th century) 12 km away and Bran Dracula Castle (15th century) 15km away.
Poiana boasts 12 ski runs (an Olympic run, three downhill and giant slalom runs, one special slalom run, two jumps, etc.).
In 1909 took place here the first Ski competition. In 1951 Poiana hosted The Winter International Olympic Games for Universities.
Activities and services: sports (tennis, minigolf, football, basketball), indoor swimming-pools, Sports and Fitness Centers, Sauna.
Altitude 1050 - 1800 m. Clean, ozone-rich air, marked ionization and nice temperature (average: 21 C summer, -2 C winter).
Poiana Brasov (1030m-1750m altitude) is the best known budget ski resort in Europe, with visitors from England, US, Germany and all over the world. Poiana is referred in all SKI directories. Poiana has the best developed skiing facilities in Romania with 2 cable-cars, one gondola, 7 ski-lifts
Poiana Brasov is renowned as one of the best resorts in Europe. It has more majestic hotels than French ski-resorts, classy restaurants, very good multi-language ski trainers, nice indoor swimming pools and treatment facilities. Since, 1895 when it was created, the biggest ski event hosted here was the International Winter Olimpic Games for Students (Univerisada in 1951).
Poiana Brasov has 12 ski slopes of various difficulty degrees (one special run for slalom, an olympic run, three downhill and giant slalom runs). There are 2 cable-cars, one gondolla and several ski-lifts.
The resort altitude is 1030m, the highest peak Postavarul is at the altitude of 1803m. The resort is situated at 180 Kms from Bucharest and 12 Kms from Brasov city.
The area offers many choices for dining, from pizza parlors to elegant dining. Prices will please every discerning diners. The nightlife is chic and elegant. Lively bars and nightclubs are waiting for you to enjoy and dance the night away.

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  • Copyright: paolo ardiani (pione) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 214 W: 4 N: 244] (2031)
  • Genre: Places
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  • Date Taken: 2003-01-10
  • Categories: Nature
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  • Date Submitted: 2004-10-26 7:18
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