Portile de Fier National Park

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LOCATION

Left side of the Danube river, between Bazias and Gura Vaii (Caras-Severin and Mehedinti counties).

ADMINISTRATION CENTRE

Orsova.

ACCESS

1.by air: Henry Coanda (formerly Bucuresti-Otopeni)-371 km, and Timisoara 183 km, International airports.
2.by train: Orsova railway station.
3.by car: from European road E70 an national road DN57.
4.by water: river ports: Orsova, Moldova-Noua, with mooring points Tisovita, Svinita, Drencova.

MAIN ACCESS POINTS

Orsova, Moldova-Noua, Gura Vaii.

SIZE OF THE PROTECTED NATURAL AREA

115655 ha of which 63.920 ha forest area.

ACCOMMODATION

Forestry lodges, rural-tourism pensions, tourist complexes, hotels and motels.

UNIQUE ATTRACTIONS

Cazanele Dunarii (Danube Boilers) spectacular sight produced by the rapids of the river;
Banat black pine forests.

SPECIFIC LANDSCAPE

Landscape typical to gorges.

HABITAT AND ECOSYSTEM TYPES

Rocky habitats and wetlands with hydrophilic and hygrophytic vegetation, forests.

CONTACTS

e-mail: portiledefier [ at ] rosilva.ro
website: www.portiledefierpn.ro
 
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