• Cycling: One of the best ways to explore Maramures is with a bicycle. The rolling hills and lack of congestion on country roads combine to produce ideal conditions for an unforgettable cycling adventure. Enjoy the scenery as you peddle your way from village to village shadowing the gentle rippling of nearby streams. Those seeking a more challenging cycling experience can find superb conditions for mountain biking almost anywhere in the county though opportunities are better in the mountainous regions.

By following the red C marking, the trail connect green areas, tourist sights and many river valleys of Historical Maramureş: Mara, Cosău, Iza, Vişeu and Vaser. Some of these trails follow the route of former railway beds, used in the past for exploiting the rich forestry and salt resources of the area. Are maps and information boards on the trail are there to assist tourists.

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  • Walking and Trekking: Opportunities for walking or trekking through stunning rural landscapes abound throughout Maramures Whether you are looking for a light stroll through a scenic village and it surrounding countryside or a challenging trek through rugged hills and mountains, Maramures offers every visitor the chance to commune with the natural environment on foot.

Routes and trails exist throughout every region of the county guiding trekkers through rolling hills, fields, and pastures, along babbling streams and swift rivers, and up above the tree line of three different mountain ranges. You are also invited to explore on foot the picturesque villages dotting the countryside to fully appreciate the simplicity and calm of rural life.

  • Skiing: Outdoor pursuits are not only limited to the summer months in Maramures. Winter sports, and alpine skiing in particular, are a favorite pastime in the area. Many individual ski slopes can be found throughout the mountainous areas of the county catering to various ability levels.

But this is far from being all regarding active tourism. Maramures can also turn into the heaven of rafting, paragliding, rapeling and many other “hardcore” activities.