Welcome to Zalău
Zalau is the capital and largest city of Salaj County, Transylvania, Romania
Benefiting from an exceptional natural environment, its position at the foot Meses and a rich tourist anthropogenic origin, Zalău city is a major tourist center. The material is six existing accommodation, four hotels, one motel and two school camps. Total number of seats in the 708 accommodation units, of which 325 places in school camps.
Hiking through the mountains Meses
Meses Mountains are part of the Apuseni Mountains and Magura Priei Peak is the highest point thereof, with 996 m There are three marked trails on Mount Meses recently, to which one can start near City Zalau.
Route "The Cherry" or "Glade hunters" (3-4 km and takes about 2 hours) Forward March from Bradet over Mill Valley, having left image with Zalau. You can admire along the way Stanii Magura peaks (716 m), 705 share, Mezeşul (599 m), Monastery (625 m), then right Osoiu Osoiu Small and Large. It continues on Mill Valley, dotted with large meadows and orchards of cherry, followed by alternations of forests with meadows, the steep ups and downs, and and glades. Circuit is a path that brings you to the starting point after about two hours of great hiking.
Route "705 share" (4-5 km, lasting 2:30) This course aims at hitting the 705 quota. Its attractions Osoiu Peak (874 m) and Magura Priei (997 m). It goes on an old Roman road and the road. They go through successive valleys and there is free Dacians living landscape, separated from the ridge Meses Romans. You still see traces of the wave of defense raised by the Romans in the way of barbarians, as they called the free Dacians. And there are remains of some of the 30 high towers almost 2000 years ago.
Route "Spring salamanders" (2:00) and will start on the road to the cabin Bradet Meses, and after 800 meters turn left aiming to bookmarks. Although some forests have been severely cut above them survived. It rises on the northern slope of the valley ridge valley Zala and Ortelec. This route was once famous for the hundreds of salamanders that could be seen in the spring in the area. Now very rarely can be observed these mysterious animals. As far as Spring salamanders, can get left after 600 meters and an hour away from camp Porolissum, or right after one kilometer, the saddle tin. Then lower to the cabin Meses.
County Museum of History and Art Zalau (founded 1951), the monetary treasures and cultural heritage objects belonging Daco-Roman, medieval and folk, along with John Sima Art Gallery are the main objectives of the city's biggest attraction.
Cultural tourism is closely related to the presence in the county of cultural values which may take various forms.
Worthy of interest are folk festivals, rustic and pastoral festivals, which often attract thousands of spectators.
Every year during March-December have cultural as: "Echoes of Transylvania" - International Festival coral;
"Măsurişul the Pria" - pastoral celebration;
"The fountain of Longing" - folk festival for diaspora-Şimleu Silvaniei;
"Michael the Brave" - Guruslău - Campeneasca celebration;
"Echoes meseşene" - female dance festival etc..
In Salaj County there ensembles and folklore groups with national and international festivals: folk ensemble "Porolissum" Zalau City Hall; folk "Meses" Traditional Culture Center Salaj, "elves" Lower etc in Valcea
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