A. Muntele Băișorii
This year the competition base camp will be set at Skiland (www.skiland.ro), the newest boarding house in the resort. Skiland boarding house offers the confort of a 4 stars hotel and has a boarding capacity of 54 places. The pension is composed of a restaurant serving traditional Romanian meals (60 places capacity), a rustic wine cellar (48 places), a conference room, one games room, has wireless internet, an outside terrace (30 places), a pavilion (40 places) and a parking lot.
How to get to Skiland?
The boarding house is situated on the road leading towards the Buscat ski resort, on the left hand side, just after taking this secondary road, at approximatelly 100 meters from the crossroad. The crossroad leading to Buscat is close to the downtown area of the mountain resort and is marked from the main road with a large sign (''Buscat ski resort'') indicating left. For more details about the touristic area of Băișoara, click here.
Camping – the chalet ''La Nicula'' has a camping area in its yard (aprox. 10-20 camping places). The challet showers can be used by campers. For reservations, call 0744 555 621.
B. Valea Ierii
If you do not find accomodation in Muntele Băișorii mountain resort, you can choose to reserve a place at the boarding houses nearby Băișoara – Valea Ierii area, at approximatelly 25 km distance from Băișoara. The road towards the village starts from the Băișoara commune. The area is very picturesque, offering the visitor the Apuseni specific scenery. The road passes by smaller villages like Moara de Pădure or Frăsinet. It is an area with many rustic boarding houses, offering traditional meals. The homemade bread and the common elder juice prepared during the months of May and June should be available in the menu of most pensions in the area.
If you prefer a more isolated destination for accommodation, but close enough to the one where the marathon is taking place, Valea Ierii can be your choice. We recommend a series of boarding houses but we also advise you to check online for recommendations about the quality of the service before making a reservation. May is a busy month, we advise you to make your reservation well in advance at: Pensiunea Lara, Pensiunea Ursoaia or other bouarding houses.