Centrul Naţional de Informare şi Promovare Turistică Borsec


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Borsec resort, also known as the 'Pearl of the Carpathians'' is located at a distance of 26 km from the town Topliţa, on the national road Topliţa - Piatra Neamt in Borsec depression (formed by Călimani mountains (Pietrosul Peak 2100m), Bistrița (1859), Ceahlău Mountains (Ocolașul Mare 1907 m) and Giurgeului Mountains), northwest of Harghita county, at an altitude of 900 m above sea level. Besides the ambience of rare beauty where Borsec is located, its mineral water quality provides it a privileged position between spas in the world. It received the status of a spa town in 1953. 

Access by train: 
by train to Toplița and then by car 26 km to the resort of Borsec. 
Access by car: 
On National Road DN 15 from Bacău, Piatra Neamț or Tg. Mureș. 
On National Road  DN 15B from Târgu Neamț. 
On National Road DN 17B from Vatra Dornei. 
On National Road DN12 from Brașov, Sfântu Gheorghe (Saint George).

View of Upper Borsec 


Seven Springs (Șapte Izvoare) located at 1550m from the resort center. The name comes from the number of springs that supply drinking water to the resort. The Fairies Glade (Poiana Zânelor) and "travertine quarry" - all forming a contiguous set of objectives adjacent to each other and constitute a single landscape of great tourist attraction. The Bear Cave (Grota Urșilor), a series of deep holes formed by the natural erosion of rocks under the action of infiltration waters (karst phenomena).
The Ice Cave. It is a dark recess between two separate rocks formed through erosion just as the Bear Cave. The water infiltrates here and the ice gets thicker in winter and melts in late spring.
The Ancient spring (Mofetta) is one of the oldest cure springs in the resort.
The Spring Pierre Curie - is the spring with the most radioactive mineral water in the resort.
The Round Hill (Dealul Rotund) is a 975 m high travertine formation formed over time from the ore deposits of bicarbonate warm waters. This travertine has been mined and used to decorate various buildings in Bucharest and Miercurea-Ciuc.
City of Owls – "the Ancient Spring" where 150 years ago there was a small lake; the first lido, "Fairies Glade" was built here. Travertine formations here are exploited for industrial purposes.