By bike through the Pădurea Craiului

The smell of hay from the dozens of haystacks that give life to the hills, the wind and the soft light from the vast deciduous forests will attract you from the first step on the bike! Stretching over a distance of over 250 km, the 9 cycling routes in Pădurea Craiului will guide you in all this fairytale land.

Do you want a quiet walk with your family through the hamlets? Or do you want to explore the area with your friends, on more technical routes? Take your bike with you and discover Pădurea Craiului on two wheels.

Mountainbiking trails in Pădurea Craiului

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Cicloturism Padurea Craiului Valea Misidului T

T7: Reserved for enthusiasts

A spectacular mountain biking route that involves frequent crossings through the river of Mișid and several push-bike sectors. This itinerary seriously tests the technique and physical endurance of cyclists. It’s one of those routes you can brag about to your friends. From the center of Șuncuiuș commune, follow the blue triangle tourist marking that goes upstream to the old castle, today the sports base of LPS Bihorul.

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T5: Padurea Craiului and its gems

A rather difficult cycling route that crosses the picturesque area of the karst plateau of Zece Hotare and the commune of Vadu Crișului. A route with many ascents and descents, to the taste of any mountain bike enthusiast. The route starts from the center of Șuncuiuș village, from where we follow DC 177 towards the quarry. The road climbs up to the quarry.

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T9: Rosia Valley in pictures

A relatively short mountain biking route, which can be covered in half a day, but which involves a series of steep climbs and a few steep descents. The visit to the Crystal Cave from Farcu mine, the beautiful panoramas of Roșia commune and its surroundings fully reward the effort made. From the center of Roșia village, more precisely from the small square in front of the commune hall, we start towards Ponița village.

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T3: Pădurea Craiului, all-inclusive

A mountain biking route, with a medium degree of difficulty. It can be covered in half a day, taking into account the visit to the Crystal Cave from Farcu mine. Trvelling it, cyclists can see some of the most representative objectives of Padurea Craiului. It is a route for well-trained cyclists. From Remetea we start towards Josani and at the junction marked with a road sign indicating the direction to Goila, we turn left.

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T2: A visit to the Meziad Cave

A mountain biking route that can be covered in half a day. Its main objective is the Meziad cave, one of the largest and most interesting caves in the country. But on the way back, the route puts the strength and endurance of cyclists to the test. The route starts from the center of Remetea village. We follow the direction indicated by the road sign, towards the village of Meziad.

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T1: Discover the village of ancient traditions

It is a short and very easy cycling route only good for an afternoon “walk” with family or friends. The route has a slightly more difficult part, a short climb, but instead offers the chance to admire some beautiful landscapes and to discover rare traditional occupations. The route starts from the center of Remetea village, in the direction of Roșia.

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T10: Padurea Craiului at its best

Marked with a red stripe, this is one of the longest, most demanding but also the most spectacular cycling routes in Pădurea Craiului. On its 50 kilometers, this route “gives everything”. It has some exhausting parts, others more technical, but also landscapes that the daredevils on bicycles will surely remember. The route starts from the center of Bulz commune, more precisely near the Tourist Information Center …

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Cicloturism Padurea Craiului Valea Iadului T

T6: Adrenaline

A rather difficult cycling route, but not very long, with two demanding sections of ascent and a descent that will seriously test the technical skills of cyclists. The panorama of the village of Ponoară, of its surroundings and that of the Iadului Valley make all the effort worthwhile. From the center of Bratca village, we start towards the exit to Borod. Then we come across a railroad crossing.

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