Tarcău Mountains

The Tarcău Mountains (Romanian: Munții Tarcău, Hungarian: Tarkő-hegység) are a mountain range, part of the Moldavian-Muntenian Carpathians of the Outer Eastern Carpathians.

Tarcău Mountains
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The Tarcău Mountains. View towards the Doamna River valley
Highest point
PeakGrindușu Peak
Elevation1,664 m (5,459 ft)
Length65 km (40 mi)
Width40 km (25 mi)
Area1,810 km2 (700 sq mi)
Range coordinates46°46′N 26°16′E / 46.767°N 26.267°E / 46.767; 26.267Coordinates: 46°46′N 26°16′E / 46.767°N 26.267°E / 46.767; 26.267
Map of the Eastern Carpathians, with the Tarcău Mountains in the center

The range is located between the latitudes 46°25′ and 46°57′ N and between the longitudes 25°52′ and 26°28′ E. The range is bordered by the following rivers:

To the east they are limited by the subcarpathian hills along a line running approximately from Piatra Neamț to Moinești. The highest point is Grindușu Peak at 1,664 metres (5,459 feet).


  • "Munții Tarcău – Descriere". bocutz.iscaria.ro (in Romanian). Archived from the original on 2010-08-20.
The Tarcău Mountains, with the Bistrița River valley and the Bâtca Doamnei Lake
Cascade in Tarcău commune
Falcon Stone (Piatra Șoimului) in Piatra Șoimului commune