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Călimăneşti (also known as Călimăneşti-Căciulata) is a spa town in Oltenia.


Călimăneşti seen from the Olt river

Located in a beautiful mountainous area between Sibiu and Râmnicu Vâlcea, Călimăneşti is a small resort known for its mineral springs.

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By bus[edit]

Călimăneşti is along a major bus route: hourly buses reach it from Râmnicu Vâlcea (a 20-30 minutes trip), 8-9 buses from Sibiu (1½ hours away), 7-8 buses from Cluj (5 hours away) and at least six direct buses from Bucharest (a 3½-hours trip).

By train[edit]

There are trains from Rămnicu Vălcea approximately every two hours (travel times between 15 and 45 minutes), 4-5 times per day from Sibiu (2-2½ hours travel time), two trains from Bucharest (4½-5 hours) and one from Craiova (2¼ hours).

Get around[edit]

Călimăneşti itself is walkable, but to get to the northern suburb Căciulata it's advisable to take one of the above mentioned buses or the train (get off at Păuşa station).


  • 1 Mânăstirea Cozia (Cozia monastery) (at the northern end of the resort on the road to Sibiu). A impressive 13th century monastery Cozia Monastery (Q3320280) on Wikidata Cozia Monastery on Wikipedia






Accommodations are available in numerous guesthouses (prices starting around €10) and several hotels (from €25).


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