How to get to Cheile Nerei – Beusnita Park

Gheile Nerei, ©Eniko Seres/ private photo

Gheile Nerei, ©Eniko Seres/ private photo

Cheile Nerei-Beusnita National Park is located in the south-western region of Romania, in the county of Caras-Severin, more specifically in the southern zone of the Aninei Mountains. The park has several divisions which make one beautiful reserve: Oravita, Anina, Sasca Montana, Bozovici, Civloca Romana, Sopotul Nou and Lapusnicu Mare.

The closest cities and towns to the park are Anina towards the north, Stancilova at the southern side, Lapusnicu Mare towards the east and Ilidia towards the west. The park can be reached by car, bus or train.

Traffic access

The easiest way to reach Cheile Nerei-Beusnita we recommend you to take the only national road that leads to the neighbourhood of the park, the DN58 between Caransebes, Resita and Anina. The city of Caransebes is located on road E94 between Timisoara and Drobeta Turnu Severin. You can get to Resita from Timisoara as well on road DN 58 B. The main access points are Oravita, Sasca Montana, Bozovici, Sopotu Nou, Carbunari and Anina.

Cheile Nerei, ©Eniko Seres/private photo

Cheile Nerei, ©Eniko Seres/private photo

The main roads that take you to the park are the DN 58, asphaltic road from Caransebes, through Resita, to Anina and it’s only a 84 km long journey. DN 57 B is also an asphaltic road which touches upon Baile Herculane, Bozovici, Anina and Oravita. The roads mentioned above take you righ in the neighbouring cities and towns or right into the interior of the park. You can also use the touristic or ciclotouristic roads as well.

Bus

There are several bus routes which take you along touristic itineraries and lead to the towns that are located in the park’s surrounding area.

Cheile Nerei, ©Eniko Seres/private photo

Cheile Nerei, ©Eniko Seres/private photo

Train routes

The railway network allows you to travel between major towns such as Resita and Caransebes or Timisoara. From there you can take the bus or other means of transport. From Timisoara you can also get to Oravita and Anina by train via Berzovia. In order to get to Anina you need to transfer three times but it is worth the effort for the journey between Oravita and Anina that crosses through Cheile Garlistei and reveals a wonderful scenery in front of your eyes.

Gheile Nerei, ©Eniko Seres/ private photo

Gheile Nerei, ©Eniko Seres/ private photo

Flights and cruises

For those who come from a long way in the air will probably arrive to Timisoara International Airport, Traian Vuia. There is also opportunity for a ship cruise on the Danube which follows the route of DN57 from New Moldova to Oravita, then from Orativta follows DN 57 B towards Anina.

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