Welcome to Herculane

Baile Herculane has been renowned for its hot springs since ancient Roman times. Herculane also contains the greatest concentration of limestone cliffs in the country. Along 25 kilometers, on either side of the road crossing the Cerna valley, there exist


How to get here?   By plane: Traian Vuia International Airport of Timisoara (180 km away). Direct flights to Timisoara or with stop in Bucharest. Major airlines flying to Timisoara: Tarom, Lufthansa, WizzAir, Carpatair. By car: Note that there is


There are multiple hotels and guesthouses from which to choose: lonelyplanet, turistinfo. Our recommendations: Dumbrava Guesthouse, 12 km on the Cerna Valley. Roua de Munte Guesthouse Eden Guesthouse Magic Guesthouse Camping One option is Camping Flora in Herculane, Castanilor nr. 29.


The guidebook is a project of the Alternative club, the same club that developed the sport routes in Herculane. The guidebook’s 56 colored pages cover the main 11 sectors from Herculane and the Cerna Valley. Where and how to buy

Legends & history

  The spa town of Baile Herculane has a long history of human habitation. Numerous archaeological discoveries show that the area has been inhabited since the Paleolithic era. The Pestera Hotilor (Cave of the Thieves), contains multiple levels, including one

Rest days

Spending time in the thermal baths is an excellent activity; however, there is so much more to Baile Herculane than just the water. For anyone staying several days in the resort town, it will be helpful to know that there are

Get in touch

Want to report a problem in a route? Or a first ascent? Or need some general information? Just contact us.

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Popular sectors

Depending on the season, temperature, weatherforcast and aproach preferences, there is always at least one sector that`s just right for you.

The Guidebook

We recomand you to get the guidebook, probably it will make you climbing days more efficient. You can buy it from Herculane, form guesthouse Magic, or we can ship it to you in advance.

Get it!