Galbenu Lake is a fairytale place located in Mălaia commune, Vâlcea county. It is an accumulation lake that feeds Vidra Lake, one of the many tourist spots in Transalpina. This lake is upstream of Petrimanu Lake, between Bălescu Mountain and Galbenu Mountain, on Latorița brook, located at an altitude of 1304 meters.
The lake is a tourist attraction visited during the year by a significant number of tourists, being a place with a breathtaking view. Galbenu Lake, together with the rivers Ciunget, Vidra, Petrimanu, Jidoaia, Mălaia, Brădișor, and a few others, form the most extensive hydropower development, being sheltered by the Latoriței Gorges Area. In this area, you can visit one of the most spectacular waterfalls in Romania, namely Borogeana Waterfall. Tourists visiting these places have the opportunity to admire one of the most beautiful wild landscapes, complete with stone, moss and many waterfalls.
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About Lacul Galbenu
Galbenu Lake is an accumulation lake, located in the Latoriței Mountains. It can be easily reached by car from Râmnicu Vâlcea, following the route Călimănești – Brezoi – Mălaia – Ciunget – Latoriței Valley (upstream) – Petrimanului Gorges – Petrimanu Lake – Galbenu Lake.
Galbenu Lake can be reached from the Tudor Petrimanu Tourist Chalet on the forest road with a length of 4 km.
Galbenu lake is located at an altitude of 1304 m, between Mount Bălescu and Mount Galbenu, with an area of 17 ha and a depth of 49 m. It is a quiet area where you can relax with your family and break away from the crowds. and the bustle of the big cities. Also, if you want to disconnect from work, daily problems and worries, Yellow Lake is a great idea to connect with nature.
On Galbenu Lake, there is also a dam, which captures the waters and has a height of 60 meters. The dam is made of double-arched concrete with a usable volume of 1.8 million cubic meters. The water from Galbenu Lake is transferred to Vidra Lake through a natural fall (gravitational capture).
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Galbenu Lake is a beautiful place and an important tourist attraction in the Transalpine area. If you are in the area, do not hesitate to visit this quiet place, where the waterfall will send you a feeling of relaxation and peace.
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