Camena Association – Asociaţia Pro-Mehedinţi

Thematic Route:The Nature Heritage Route

Name of the Touristic Attraction: Camena Association

Location: in Lazu Village, Malovăţ Commune, Mehedinţi County, at 20 km from Drobeta Turnu Severin.

Description: The Ecological Tourism Association “Camena” was established in December 2007. The association’s goal is the sustainable development of local communities in and around the mountain area. Among the activities that the association carries out include:

– identification of tourist routes in the mountain area and adjacent to it and application of tourist markings, signposts, etc. on the mountain trails.

– carrying out the necessary steps to approve the routes identified and marked by the members of the association.

– assembling, in collaboration with the local communities, information panels at the intersections with the roads that cross the mountain area, at the entrances of the tourist routes and at the limits established by law of the reservations, parks and protected areas in general

– conservation of protected areas in the mountain area

– organizing seminars, working sessions, meetings, information sessions, etc. with the members of the mountain communities having as main subject their sustainable development

– promoting the folkloric potential of the mountain area by organizing fairs, festivals, shows, contests, exhibitions in the following fields: folk costumes, folk creation (sculpture in wood, pottery, braids, etc.), traditional folk architecture, traditional occupations, , etc.

Since 2009, the association is a full member of Mehedinti Youth Foundation.   

Information and Contact:

Contact:

Phone : +40 722335322

Fax : +40 352814122

E-mail: office@camena.ro

Website: www.camena.ro

Contact Person : Tiberiu STUREK – President of the Association

Route close to other Thematic Routes:

– Bottomless Lake, Negresti Village

– Malovat Fossil Site

Other useful information:

The Association offers:

–  tourist guide services on Mehedinti Mountains, Mehedinti Plateau and Danube Cluster, with information about the communities, the habits and the protected natural areas found here: – 10 lei / day / person (minimum 7 persons)

– thematic camps in Isverna (English, independent life skills, adventure in nature) for young people aged 7-18, minimum 10, maximum 14 people / group, 2 facilitators: – 650 lei / person 5 days, 4 nights accommodation, 3 meals and 2 snacks). Optionally, horse riding can be added.

GPS Coordinates: lat, long: 44.7257132, 22.77367789999994, elevation: 228m