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Azuga is a small resort town nestled in the mountains of Prahova county in the historical region of Muntenia, in Romania. Azuga is located at the foot of the Baiu mountains, and contains the longest ski run in Romania, the Sorica - together with other ski slopes.Formerly heavy industrialized, Azuga retains now a bottled water factory - a leftover from the famous beer factory that brewed Azuga Beer (now produced elsewhere in Romania under license), a sparkling wine factory, wine tasting and lodging (Cramele Rhein, owned by Halewood International).The beer factory, the glassware factory and the wool cloth factory were privatized and now are closed and completely demolished. The refractory materials factory, also privatized, is still standing but it is closed.The town offers a dramatic view over the Bucegi mountains, even from street level and especially from the top of the Sorica mountain (at the gondola arrival station). Azuga is one of the most famous mountain resorts of Prahova Valley. Tourists who decide to spend their winter vacation in Azuga, have two of the best ski slopes in the country: Sorica and Cazacu, together with a large offer for lodging. Until the winter of 2002, Azuga was known as an industrial town but thanks to the particularly mountain landscape offered by the Baiului Mountains, the town was turned into a resort. Shortly after, Sorica slope has been certified by the International Ski Federation. Today in Azuga are many hotels and hostels that can provide accommodation for tourists. Another option is the accommodation in local homes at lower prices.


Home to pretty treasures, Azuga is Romania's best kept secret. Azuga is located at a short trip away from Bucharest a major city in Romania. So, ideally any vacation planner would recommend you to visit Bucharest for its bountiful attractions like Palace Of Parliament , Village Museum , Old Town on your trip to Azuga. To reach Azuga, hop on a flight to airport which is the nearest major Bucharest Baneasa International Airport. A holiday in Azuga can generally be of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Azuga*

  • Pollution Statistics in Azuga

    Know the pollution level of Azuga before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 23.08 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 20 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 25 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 19.44 (Very Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 22.22 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 28.47 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 18.42 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 31.94 (Low)
  • Azuga: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Azuga for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Azuga.

    • Burglary and Theft 30.81 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 25 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 16.07 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 62.5 (High)
    • Car Stealing 16.86 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 42.68 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 22.02 (Low)
    • Drug offense 20.83 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 87.21 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 72.67 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 30.49 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 32.74 (Low)
  • Living in Azuga - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 73.81 (High)
    • Pollution Index 26.74 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 25.13 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 37.95 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 43.24 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 9.17 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 60.29 (Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Azuga

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Azuga

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.09 USD
    • International Movie per seat 7.43 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 39.06 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 71.85 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 57.28 USD

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