The commune Moieciu is located 30 km from the city of Brasov, on National Road 73. It includes six villages: Moieciu de Jos, Moieciu de Sus, Cheia, Drumul Carului, Magura and Pestera. The connection of commune Moieciu with the capital of Romania, Bucharest is done through European Road E60, the distance between the two localities being of 182 km. It lies at the bottom of Bucegi Mountains, in Rucar-Bran corridor, at an altitude between 800 and 1200 m.
The toponym Moieciu is certified in documents in 1405. In each of the villages of the commune there are religious art historical monuments. In village Moieciu de Jos there is the orthodox Church "Sf. Nicolaie" (18th century), and in village Cheia the little church "Adormirea Maicii Domnului" (1818).
Transport and accommodation
The access is done through the railways Bucharest-Brasov (166 km) and Brasov-Zarnesti (around 30 km) and by bus from terminal II -Bartolomeu, with daily departures every 30 minutes (on Saturdays and Sundays every hour).
"Tourists can enjoy multiple accommodation possibilities: villas, boarding houses and hotels. The area is visited by nearly 9,000 tourists every month, among which 3,500 stay in the hotels and boarding houses in the area. The percentage of foreign tourists is of nearly 30%. Moieciu is an area with a huge touristic potential for all types of tourism," said Mr. Niculae Clinciu, the Mayor of commune Moieciu.
Types of tourism: sojourn tourism for rest ? favoured by the natural factors, the landscape background, the unpolluted environment and area-specific food, weekend tourism ? with special conditions because of the relatively small distances between the area and big urban concentrations; transit tourism ? favoured by the fact that the area is close to some others which are significantly touristic; camping, especially during summertime ? favoured by the presence of mountainous massifs Bucegi and Piatra Craiului.
On mountain tops, especially in Bucegi and Piatra Craiului, tourists can admire the black goat. Among the mammals with cynegetic value we mention: the bear, the wolf, the wild boar, the squirrel, the roebuck, and the lynx, all of them protected. The avifauna is represented by the capercailzie, the woodpecker, the blackbird, the chaffinch, the titmouse. Trout, broad snout, dace and minnow live in mountain waters.