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Valcea County means Natural Parks, splendid lakes and more

Welcome to
Valcea County

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Location:

Valcea County is situated in Oltenia region from Romania, in the south part of the country and its neighbors are the following counties: Hunedoara in north-west, Gorj in west, Dolj in south-west, Olt in south-east, Arges in east and Sibiu in north.

Area/Surface:

5.765 km²

Population:

353.000 people

Capital (Residence):

Ramnicu Valcea City 91.000 people

Religion:

Orthodox

Cars:

VL

Calling code:

+4 0250 or 0350

Municipalities:

Râmnicu Vâlcea, Drăgăşani

Cities:

Băbeni, Băile Govora, Băile Olăneşti, Bălceşti, Berbeşti, Brezoi, Călimăneşti, Horezu, Ocnele Mari

Main roads:

E68 (DN7) Sibiu-Brezoi-Călimăneşti-Râmnicu Vâlcea-Piteşti

DN7a Brezoi-Obârşia Lotrului

DN67 Râmnicu Vâlcea-Ocnele Mari-Băile Govora-Horezu-Târgu Jiu

DN64 Băile Olăneşti-Râmnicu Vâlcea-Băbeni-Drăgăşani-Caracal

DN65c Horezu-Bălceşti-Craiova

DN67b Târgu Cărbuneşti-Drăgăşani-Piteşti

Valcea county Map


Valcea County

 

Relief, climate, rivers and lakes from Valcea County:

Valcea County has a relief composed by Southern Carpathians in the north part with the following groups of mountains: Lotru, Fagaras, Latoritei, Capatanii, Cozia and Parang Mountains and in the center and south parts are Sub Carpathians and Getic Plateau with altitudes that descend till 200-300 meters height. The highest point of the county is in Grohotis peak of 2.366 meters height. Valcea County‘s climate is temperate-continental and the temperatures vary according to the types of relief. In the mountain area the temperatures frequently drop under 0º C, while in the lower areas the annual average is 9-10º C. The rainfall varies between 600 and 1.200 mm per year. The longest and most important rivers which cross Valcea County are Olt and Lotru Rivers and the largest lakes are Vidra, Daesti, Zavidei, Govora, Raureni and others.

Agriculture, fauna and flora, tourist objectives and attractions from Valcea County:

In the lowlands predominates the agriculture, while the largest part of Valcea is represented by the coniferous forests which in some places mix with the deciduous ones. In many places people cultivate fruit trees (orchards) and vines. The forests are home for a large variety of fauna like chamoises, brown bears, squirrels, grouses, golden eagles, red deer, roe deer, wild boars, foxes and many others. (Find more journeys on worldlifetimejourneys.com) The most important tourist objectives and attractions from Valcea County are the resorts for relaxation, treatment and rest with mineral springs from Baile (Baths) Olanesti, Baile (Baths) Govora, Baile (Baths) Caciulata, Ocnele Mari or Calimanesti, Cozia National Park, Vidra Lake, Cozia, Arnota, Turnu, Govora or Hurezi Monasteries, Ramnicu Valcea Village Museum, Ramnicu Valcea Zoological Garden, Buridava Citadel and many others. Visit Valcea County!


Vidra Lake and its surroundings will always impress any tourist, Valcea County

Vidra Lake and its surroundings will always impress
any tourist, Valcea County


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buila vanturarita national park

Buila Vanturarita National Park

Bistrita Monastery (Monasteries, churches and hermitages from Buila Vanturarita National Park)

Monasteries, churches and hermitages
from Buila Vanturarita National Park

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Valcea County means Natural Parks, splendid lakes and more
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Valcea County means Natural Parks, splendid lakes and more
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Valcea County has Cozia National Park and Govora and Hurezi Monasteries, mineral springs in Baile Olanesti or Baile Caciulata and many other gorgeous places
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