Ocna Şugatag / Coştiui

Ocna Șugatag is a destination for several categories of tourists; those who want to travel mountain trails can do it in a special natural environment; those who are interested in the area-specific flora and fauna can see many rare species; those who enjoy a bit of adrenaline rush will find near this area places fit for mountain climbing, mountain biking, paragliding, skiing; finally, those who love fishing can do it on the Gabori lake.

Some of the well-known tourist trails in the area are:

  • The trail Morărenilor Lake Reserve: Ocna Șugatag – Hoteni – Breb - Tăul Morărenilor - Tăul Chendroaiei - Creasta Cocoşului.
    Marking: red cross; Duration: 7 hours; The trail is 18 km long and the departure is from Ocna Șugatag or Deseşti.
  • The trail Drumul Verde – "Drumul Moştenirii Maramureşene" ("Road of Maramureş Legacy")
    It crosses 7 localities: Ocna Șugatag, Budeşti, Hoteni, Hărniceşti, Deseşti and Mara. It includes 7 protected areas: Creasta Cocoşului Reserve, Crăiasa Forest, Morărenilor Lake, Hoteni Lakes, Iezerul Mara Peat Moor, Cheile Tătarului, Poiana Brazilor Bogs.
  • Coştiui – Hills of Maramureş – Rona Depression/rivers Rona and Ronişoara, Apaffy Castle – Roman-Catholic Church, Ukrainian Church – Natural Reserve "Ronişoara Durmast Wood" – Coştiui Lake.
  • Ocna Șugatag - Piemontul Marei / Cosău river – "Vlaschinescu" and "Tăul lui Dumitru" bog reserves on the Izvoarele plateau – salts lake formed by the collapse of salt mines, Crăiasa Forest – forest larch and oak reserve.
  • Ocna Șugatag, Locality Breb - Piemontul Gutinului – Gutâi Mountains (Gutin) / Breb river – Morărenilor Lake – "Saint Michael and Gabriel" wooden church – backpacking to the Gutin Peak, Creasta Cocoşului Peak.
  • Ocna Șugatag, locality Hoteni - Maramureş Depression - Piemontul Marei - "Saint Michael and Gabriel" wooden church.
  • Ocna Șugatag, locality Șugatag - Piemontul Marei / Mara river– "Saint Paraskeva" wooden church.


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