Blessed with an abundance of wildlife and natural landscapes of rare beauty, Maramureș is the perfect destination for visitors dedicated to discover and experience the living heritage represented by natural and cultural diversity that gives its identity.
Well preserved traditions and customs combined with traditional wooden architecture, add to the area, a great potential of cultural value. Here you will find: ancient wooden churches acknowledged by UNESCO, massive gates carved in wood, water powered mills, whirlpools, crafts and handicrafts, traditional costumes worn on holidays by the locals, customs and festivals and traditional gastronomy with local ingredients.
Wildlife observation, nature photography, hiking tours and cultural experiences are just a few recreational activities that enrich the understanding of visitors along the green way.
The Maramureș Heritage Trail is the first greenway established in the north of Romania, awaiting hiking enthusiasts interested in exploring recreational and educational outdoor activities.
The touristic offer of the greenway is an example for responsible use of biodiversity resources from the Gutâi Mountains offering an alternative income for rural communities near the protected areas.
Greenways are successful and well recognized initiatives in Western European countries and in the United States consisted by routes, trails and natural corridors that are used in harmony with their ecological function and offer the opportunity for sports, tourism and recreation.