Agro tourism

We welcome all enquirer who would like to spend his holiday in a village and would like to get introduced with the Csango-Hungarian culture. You can participate in the every day’s life of the village and can get acquainted with the world of traditional crafts. You can have a look at the preparation details of Csango carpets and table cloths or you can even try to make one.

 

 

Thanks for the tradition reserving group of the village visitor can get a touch of the unique world of Moldavian music and dance. It is also possible to join to excursions on wagon led by horses, you can visit an artificial lake on foot, approx. one hour walking. At the lake visitors can fish and can make shorter trips from the village in the neighbouring forests, glades and to petroleum well that was dug manually.

 

 

This well is situated under the forest, was dug approximately 100 years ago, it is about 80 m deep. The well is woven of wicker and local people take home „degett” or „degenyeg”, so petroleum even today for various domestic utilization.

 

 

Over the local events there are several touristic points at Pusztina and in the neighbourhood. You can visit other Csango villages (the closest one is 10 km to the North, Frumósza, also in the valley of Tázló), Slănic Moldova famous from its mineral water, salt-mine at Târgu Ocna. The age of the mine cannot be identified but the oldest document is from 1380. Dam at Bicaz (Barajul de la Bicaz, lacul de acumulare Izvorul Muntelui) is the largest dam of the country – length 35 km, area: 3.260 ha (you can find pictorial landscape along the lake). You can continue your trip from Poiana Teiului to other interesting touristic places, just to mention some of them, Borsec then to Toplița situated in Mureș valley, a Bicaz gullet, Lake Gyilkos, and to Moldavian monasteries constituting the part of World Heritage.

 

 

Moving from Pusztina to Békás gullet you can visit the monastery in Tazlău (Mănăstirea Tazlău) strengthened by Istvan Nagy, voivod, it is first mentioned in a document in 1458.

 

 

20 km from Piatra Neamț to North, Northwest direction Lake Cuejdel can be found, the largest lake in Romania (area: 12,2 ha, 1 km long, 102 m wide on the average) created by natural block similar way to Lake Gyilkos – series of landslides occurred between 1978-1991 that closed the riverbed of creek with the same name.

 

 

About our accommodations

Magyar Ház (Hungarian House) at Pusztina is suitable for the reception of guests. Ten persons can stay in the house at the same time we have 5 rooms with double beds. Each room has separate bathroom and a toilet. The kitchen is for common use, equipped with modern appliances. For request we can provide catering.

 

 

Visitors can also stay at families in the village where they can be part of the family life. At Pusztina people don’t use the expression „tourist”, they always say „guest” who gets the same reception as a relative not seen for a long time.

 

Nárcisz Hegyi translated the article from Hungarian language