The Route of Salt


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.

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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.

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The Mocănița steam train on the Sovata-Câmpul Cetății Route (seasonal)


Rehabilitated recently, the steam train runs again on the Sovata – Câmpu Cetății route. In addition to the pleasant trip it offers, the train is itself a historic tourist destination. The steam train departs daily from Sovata train station at 10, 13, 17 and 19 o’clock. The duration of a trip is 1h and 45 min.