Parang Mountains, is a natural unit from the adjacent well individualized, clearly delimited by the deep valleys of Jiu in the west, north and east Jiu Oltet east.
Are crossed by the highest road in our country, Transalpina, which reaches an altitude of 2,200 m, offering rare images.
Retezat National Park - was founded in 1935 by initiative of the scientist Alexandru Borza, the first national park in Romania with a scientific reserve exclusive - Twins (1840 ha). In 1979 was declared "Biosphere Reserve". Glacial landscape with basins, valleys and glacial lakes - 80 glacial lakes stocked with trout, among which Enjoy (most extensive in the country) and Zanoaga (deepest).
Protected fauna: chamois, marmots, grouse, bald eagle gray, brown bald eagle and other species.
Lainici Monastery - The Jiu Valley, 32 km from Targu-Jiu and Petrosani 25 kilometers, is the monastery dedicated Lainici entrance Church of the Virgin Mary.
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