Piatra Niergeș – Valea Uzului Historical Memorial Tour

Piatra Niergeș – Valea Uzului Historical Memorial Tour

Tourist program / Off-road tours


Program path:
Piatra Niergeș - Ridge of the Ciuc/Csíki Mountains - Úz Valley - Aklos Military Cemetery - Aklos War Ground - Tulgheș/Tölgyes Strait - Arch of Duke Joseph - King Matthias Fortress - Kászoni Basin - return home
  • At 8:30 we will meet at the historical café at Piatra Niergeș (Nyergestető)
  • At 9:00 am a local history presentation, (an unusual history lesson at the site of the Battle of Piatra Niergeș and in the cemetery of the heroes who fell here). After paying our respects in front of the Szekler heroes who fell on the Saddle, we take our place in the off-road vehicles and embark on the 12o km in front of us, which consists mostly of mountain, forest and military roads.
  • 10:00 Departure on the ridge of the Ciuc/Csíki Mountains. We stop on the ridge of the Ciuc/Csíki Mountains and hold a geographical and hiking tour.
  • Moving towards the Úz Valley War Ground, we set off for two small mountain settlements, gaining insight into the Csinódi Csángó farm world and the everyday lives of the people living here isolated from the world.
  • We relax nicely, ten o'clock. It will be possible to refresh (beer, wine, soft drinks, everyone from the local shop at their own discretion).
  • After that, we turn to the Úz Valley War Route. Lunch militarily on the banks of the river Úz (bacon, sausages, etc.) after a short rest.
  • Úz valley battlefield: Hungarian barracks built in the 1940s, one of the largest war cemeteries in Transylvania during the First and Second World Wars (commemoration, wreath-laying). After visiting the Military Chapel, introducing the Úz border crossing of historical Hungary.
  • On the way back we cross the Depresiunea Plăieși and we reach the Piatra Niergeș among the Depresiunea Plăieși.
Piatra Niergeș - Úz Valley Historical Memorial Tour Length back there is more than 120 km on forest and military roads.
The duration of the tour may vary depending on the weather. During our tour, they are constantly provided with on-site information and historical information.

Place of the program: Harghita county
Tourism destination: Ciuc/Csíki Moutains, Ghimeș/Gyimes
Price of the program: min. 3 – max 50 person, 300 RON/day/person
* Prices may vary as the price of fuel changes

Program overview

  • Nature
  • History
  • Off-road


  • Hungarian

Duration of the program

  • 1 day/zi/nap

Tour guide

  • Borbély András


  • Miercurea Ciuc and its surroundings

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