Posted on 8 July 2016 / 8111

Ochiul Beiului Lake is a lake born from an underground spring. The lake never freezes, it has a constant temperature of 4 to 8 degrees. Ochiul Beiului Lake is located in Caras-Severin county, in the National Park Nerei Gorge.

Lots of stories and legends have been told about this lake, but none is certain to be real. People say that during a celebration, Sanzaiene Day, the lake was surrounded by magic women, iele, who bewitched the men with their charm.

The name of the lake comes through a legend as well: it is said that there was a young man who fall in love with a sheperd`s girl. The boy was the son of an important man, bei, his father did not agree with his choice. So, he killed the girl and the young man was so sad he cried a lot. His tears filled the lake and the lake wears the name of the boy.

To get to Ochiului Beiului Lake, you have to follow the route: Bigar Waterfall, go on DN57 (Oravita – Moldova Noua), follow the route Sasca Montana.


Opening Hours
  • Monday :Closed
  • Tuesday :Closed
  • Wednesday :Closed
  • Thursday :Closed
  • Friday :Closed
  • Saturday :Closed
  • Sunday :Closed
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