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Sinaia resort is situated on the Prahova Valley, in the Carpathian area, at the Varful cu Dor and Piatra Arsa Mountains foot. The resort lies at about 60 km north-west of Ploiesti and 50 km south of Brasov.


Tourist attractions:
Among the major tourist attractions of the resort, we can mentioned: Peles and Pelisorul Castles, Sinaia Monastery, Sinaia Casino, the Memorial House of George Enescu.
In Sinaia died also some of the important political figures of Romania, like: King Carol I, Ferdinand I, Queen Maria and the Prime-Minister Ion Gheorghe Duca (assassinated in Sinaia train station).

The most important ski slopes of the resort are:

Ski Slope

Difficulty Length Floodlit
Spietz Advanced 400 m No
Furnica Advanced 600 m No
Carp Advanced 2500 m No
Tarle Advanced 250 m No
Papagal Advanced 300 m No
Valea Mioritei Advanced 500 m No
Valea Dorului Medium 300 m No
Drumul de vara Medium 2350 m No
Scandular Medium 400 m No
Vanturis Medium 2900 m No
Valea Soarelui Beginner 1180 m No
Laptici Beginner 650 m No
Drumul Vechi Beginner 5000 m No
Malaxa Beginner 300 m No
Popicarie Beginner 300 m No
Poiana Stanii Regale Beginner 250 m No
Valea Dorului pe firul văii Beginner 1080 m No
Turistica Beginner 2800 m No

Lifts in Sinaia:

Lifts Type



Cable Car Sinaia-Cota 1400 2338 m 360 pers./h
Cable Car Cota 1400-Cota 2000 1946 m 300 pers./h
Chair-lift Valea Dorului-Furnica 844 m 1000 pers./h
Chair-lift Cota 1400-Cota 2000 500 m 2400 pers/ora
Ski-lift Valea Dorului – Furnica 600 m 720 pers./h
Ski-lift  Furnica-Varful cu Dor 450 m
Ski-lift Cota1400-Cota1500 250 m
Ski-lift Varful cu Dor-Cabana 350 m