If you want to know Sovata better, you can go through a route that surrounds the lakes of the resort to reach the Salt Mountain. The Salt Mountain is a natural reserve of geological type in Praid, Harghita County. It has an area of 60 hectares and includes the Salt Hill, which covers the largest natural salt deposit in Romania.
More details here: https://www.ofertesejurromania.ro/muntele-de-sare-praid/
To enjoy a breathtaking view, ask the locals about Kalvaria. You will find out about the legend of the 14 crosses that descend from the front of a chapel on the hill to the road.
More details here: http://vacanta.infoturism.ro/impresii/legenda-celor-14-cruci/1581