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Balea waterfall and lake

Balea waterfall and lake Balea Lake is a glacier lake (formed in a glacial circus), situated at 2,034 m of altitude in the Fagaraş Mountains, the highest in Romania, is 360 meters long, 240 meters broad and 11 meters depth.

Balea Lake,this splendid monument of nature with about 180 hectare of land around it is declared natural reservation since 1932.
The landscape is spectacular, especially in the winter, when there’s a lot of snow there and the ice on the lake.

Balea lake is surrounded by mountainous moraines, terraces and chines and features two chalets open all year round.
In this overwhelming scenery of austere beauty, be it summer or winter, you can admire mountain vegetation, numerous complex glacier valleys, splendid waterfalls and forests.

Must also be mentioned the fact that the first ice hotel in Eastern Europe was built near the lake in 2006.

Balea Waterfall, located in the Fagaras Mountains, is one of the most famous waterfalls in Romania, is at an altitude of 1234 meters and the water falls from 68 meters.

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