Colibița Lake – A Dream Place in Romania


If you are you looking for a nice place to relax we recommend you to visit Colibița Lake!

This wonderful place is only 50 km from the city of Bistrita, perfect for fun evenings, straight out of a fairytale, with your friends or family. The view from the foothill of the Călimani volcanic mountains is wonderful and traditional dishes are the order of the day!

About Colibița

Colibița (Hungarian: Kolibica) is a village in the Bistrița-Năsăud County, Transylvania, Romania. The village is located on the Bistrița Valley, between the Bârgău Mountains and the Călimani Mountains, on the shores of Colibița Lake – an accumulation lake in the Colibița Village. The local authorities have started the procedures for obtaining the status of “resort”, considering its popularity.

The legend

According to a legend, there used to be a city where the lake is, but it was swallowed by water. Sometimes, when the lake is drier, they say you can see a cross rising from the calm waters of the Colibița Lake.

What can you do at Colibița?

Being such a popular tourist attraction, here are some activities you could do as a tourist in Colibița:

  • hydrocycling, rafting or kayaking
  • hiking on Tăul Zânelor, to the Borcut mineral water spring
  • walking on mountain trails
  • visiting the Piatra Fântânele Monastery

Colibița Lake - A Dream Place in Romania


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