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The Milk Cave

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The Milk Cave is a tourist spot you must visit if you are in Vâlcea county. At the Simfonia hotel in Râmnicu Vâlcea, you will find the best accommodation you could expect. Everything will be according to your expectations! You will also have the opportunity to see places full of history that will delight your eyes!

The Milk Cave is located in Ciungetu village, Mălaia commune, Vâlcea county. Not to be confused with the Milk Cave from Brașov. It can be an adventure to get to the cave, but we guarantee it is a destination worth seeing.

The Milk Cave is a tourist attraction in the Lotru Valley. You can also visit Buila-Vânturarița National Park, a fairytale place hidden in the mountains!

About The Milk Cave

The Milk Cave is a place with an exciting story that attracts many tourists. Fossils of small animals disappeared more than 50,000 years ago, and ceramic fragments, relics of the Glina Culture, were discovered in this place. All these are exhibited at the History Museum of Vâlcea County.

The name Milk cave comes from the white solubilized calcite flows (parietal flows). They impregnate the interior walls and floor boulders in some places. You will notice that the cave walls appear to be embroidered with tiny white concretions. The length of the cave is 22 meters, ending with a small pool of water. You can go through the gallery without any problem. The Milk Cave was the Speological Circle “Nyphargus” from Râmnicu Vâlcea. Ghiță Pricopie was the one who published the obtained results. What is interesting about the cave is that just a few meters away from the cave are two other small grottoes.

The route to the Milk Cave is accessible at the base of the hill where it is located. The trail gets a little more challenging from the bottom of the mountain up to the cave. From the village of Ciungetu, it is 4 km to the shelter. From the base of the hill to the cave is about 30-4o minutes. You will find many small waterfalls created by poi and tiny springs along the route. It’s a relaxing walk through nature that will help you disconnect from your problems. You will forget for a few hours the stress and bustle of the big cities, and you will be able to relax in this fairytale setting.

Milk Cave – choose the Simfonia hotel for the perfect accommodation

The Milk Cave is a natural tourist attraction that must be visited if you are in Vâlcea County. The impressive decor and milky white walls will charm your eyes.

You can have your dream vacation in Romania right in Râmnicu Vâlcea, and the Simfonia hotel offers you the ideal accommodation, where you can spend a few days relaxing, far from the crowds of big cities. You will be charmed by the beautifully appointed rooms and dedicated staff here. The hotel also offers you the opportunity to enjoy the view of the town of Râmnicu Vâlcea and the Făgăraş mountains from the panoramic terrace. There you will be able to enjoy a delicious meal accompanied by a wine that will leave you with a pleasant taste after every sip. Choose Hotel Simfonia for a dream stay!

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