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Slănic

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Slănic (occasionally Slănic Prahova) is a town in Muntenia.

Understand[edit]

Located about 100 km north of Bucharest in the hilly area near the Carpathian mountains, Slănic is a spa town known for its salt mines and lakes.

Get in[edit]

By bus[edit]

There are frequent minibuses from Ploieşti (40 minutes - one hour travel time) and several daily buses from Bucharest (two hours and half); some of their schedules are available on autogari.ro

By train[edit]

Slanic is reached by a railway, but trains can't actually enter the town because of a damaged bridge; instead they stop about 10 km away in Poiana Slănic (which is linked with Slănic itself by minibus) . There are three or four commuter trains daily from Ploieşti (50 minutes travel time); timetables are available on the rail operator CFR website [1] [dead link].

Get around[edit]

The town can be visited on foot.

See[edit]

  • Salina Veche (The old salt mine). Tuesday to Sunday 9AM-3PM. Impressively large galleries of the old salt mines with a museum, a sort of art gallery, playgrounds for children, medical treatment areas etc. 14 lei adults, 7 lei children.

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Sleep[edit]

Accommodation is available in several guesthouses with prices starting at around €12/night.

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