| natural environment near mountain streem and forest, in Sovata
town (2 km from the Bear Lake)
pitch for caravans, camping-cars
and tent places
sanatory-block, hot water
possibilities for cooking, baking and having meal
conversation and resting area
possibilities for tours
|Sovata is the northern settlement of the territory called Sóvídék (Salt
Land), situated between the Korond stream and the valley of the
Little Küküllô. It can be approached from Targu-Mures,
Miecurea-Ciuc and Odorheiu-Secuiesc on the 13A main road and from
Reghin on a connection road.
The first data about Sovata are from 1578. In 1583 it already was a village.
Due to its warm watered, salted lakes it became increasingly popular during the
next centuries. It gained the status of town in 1952.
The geological events in 1875 gave birth to the Bear Lake, which is unique
in Europe, its water being heliotermic and salted, with a well-known therapeutic
efficiency (for chronic gynecological symptoms, sever rheumatic pains, peripheral
nervous system and post-accidental motoric diseases). There are four more salted
lakes: Nuts Lake, Black Lake, Red Lake and Green Lake. Between the two wars Sovata
became one of the most fashionable spas visited several times even by the Romanian
Sovata's surroundings are fascinating. The Bekecs Peak, the Snowed Hill, Kiscseresznyés
Mountain and Zoltán Peak are the very best places for walk and tours.
The salt mine at Parajd (which - beside the fact that is very interesting - it
is also a cure for diseases of the breathing system, 6 km), Korond - well known
for its folk pottery (12 km), the Bucin Top (20 km), and further on: the Bloody
(Red) Lake (67 km), Odorheiu-Secuiesc (44 km), the Harghita Mountains (76 km),
and the middle-aged atmosphere Saxon town, Sighisoara (68 km) can also been reached