Calafat - Iron Gates 2

Route details

Location: Romania – Dolj
Route type: Hiking
Difficulty: Begginer
Route length: 73.00km

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Protected natural area of Gruia

Located in the village of Gârla Mare, it is the place of scenic tourist landscapes and sights. Here is the Church of the Descent of the Holy Spirit as well as the Garla Mare Island, in the village. What makes this place particularly strange are the archaeological sites where numerous artifacts dating from the Middle Bronze Age have been found.

Cetate cultural harbor

It is at the moment a place restored by the poet Mircea Dinescu where various cultural activities take place, from sculpture, film, theater, poetry, literature and even gastronomy. In the past, it was a former grain export harbor. Over time it has become an international tourist center.

Golenți Pond

A pond included in Natura2000, which means that fishing is done according to the norms of the protected areas, is one of the most important ponds in Dolj County and offers a superb landscape.

Marincu Palace

Architectural Monument of Local Interest was designed by French architect Paul Gottereau, the same architect known in Romania and other important buildings in Bucharest and beyond, the Royal Palace in Bucharest, the Central University Library, the Casa CEC on Calea Victoriei and the Jean Palace Mihail, now Art Museum of Craiova. Over time, the palace had several destinations, and at the moment it functions as an Art and Ethnography Museum with both permanent collections and exhibitions of contemporary artists

Project "Green Tourism Products" (Green Tour Pro) ROBG291 is co-financed by the European Union through the European Regional Development Fund under the Interreg V-A Romania – Bulgaria Programme.
Total eligible value of the project: 498 884.65 euro
Amount of EU contribution: 424 850.04 euro ERDF

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