Poiana Brașov, situated only 12km from Brașov, is Romania’s premier ski resort. It has the best and most modern equipments in the country in what regards the winter sports. Between November and March, the skiers can choose between the 12 ski slopes of varying levels of difficulty, accessed by two cable cars, a chairlift and five button lifts higher up. Snow lovers will enjoy the giant slalom and special slalom tracks, as well as the ski jumping ramps. There is also possible to try off-piste skiing, sledding on the specially arranged slopes, or skating on the artificial ice ring. Those in love with the mountain can come to Poiana Brașov not only for skiing, but also for hiking in the summer, as there are dozens of marked trails to choose from. The international fame of the resort is also given by the fresh air, the surrounding mountains, the artificial lake or the comfortable accommodation facilities. Enjoy the excellent services of the hotels, villas and pensions equipped with pools, conference and performance halls or sports fields. The area offers numerous possibilities for recreation during the day, such as horse riding lessons at the riding centre, as well as during the night, when the discos, bars and restaurants welcome the tourists with a great atmosphere. Get away from Poiana Brașov and head to nearby Brașov to visit the city’s attractions: the Black Church, the First Romanian School Museum or Weavers’ Bastion. Other important attractions situated less than 20min by car or bus from Poiana Brașov are Bran Castle and Râşnov Citadel.