World Cup Clopotiva, Romania 2022

Romania, Clopotiva

25/06 - 02/07/2022
Romania, Clopotiva
World Class - World Cup Tour

  • Saturday, 25 June, 2022 to Saturday, 2 July, 2022

The HQ will be at Hotel Brazi, about 400 meters from official landing zone.

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Flying Site

Clopotiva is part of the Retezat National Park (, one of the highest and most beautiful mountain ranges in Romania. The highest peak is Peleaga, altitude 2509 meters. It's a peak that can be reached fairly easy, crossing from Pelegii meadow. On the way you will pass Bucura lake (the largest glacial lake in Romania, with a surface of almost 90 000 square meters) which can be admired in all its splendor from the top of Peleaga's 2509 meters.

The Retezat mountains are part of the Souterns Carpathians, located in the Retezat-Godeanu mountain chain. They rise between two major valleys, Petrosani and Hateg and lay between two major rivers, Raul Mare which it borders to the north and east and Jiul de Vest which it borders to the south. They are surrounded by the Tarcu mountains to the west, the Godeanu mountains to the south-west and Valcan mountains to the south.

The nearest town close to Clopotiva is Hateg, located in the Hateg valley, which is well suited for flatland flying when it’s overdevelopment in the mountains or a very low cloudbase. Good flying place both for beginners and for more advanced pilots who want to fly over the most beautiful natural reservations in Romania. Beautiful flights were made at Clopotiva, over the mountain or in the plains, on the shoulder of ridges descending from the main ridge.

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Photos from Retezat National Park and SkyTribe.

General Schedule

Saturday 25th June : Free Training Day and Local registration.
08:00 – Opening of the HQ, until 09:00
10:00 – Transport to T.O
17:00 – 20:00 : Local registration.

Sunday 26th June to Saturday 02nd July – 7 competition days

Daily Schedule

8:00  - Headquarters opening
10:00 - Daily briefing and transportation to Take off
Any other schedule items are subject to Meet Director regulations


Accommodation news

The HQ will be at Centrul de Conferințe Râul Mare - Hotel Brazi, about 750 meters from official landing zone, due to possibility to accommodate pilots and variety of services: restaurant, meeting room, internet:

Hotel Brazi offers accomodation in apartments and double rooms equipped with bathroom, TV, phone and internet access.
21 double rooms are available for 250 lei (~50EUR)/room/night
4 apartments (3 persons) are available for 350 lei (~70EUR)/apartment/night

Guests who book accomodation can also opt for food options:
breakfast (swedish buffet) - 25 lei (~5EUR)/person
dinner - 40 lei (~8EUR)/person

We requests pilots to do the reservation on their behalf. Hereunder the contact details:
Telephone: +40741123505 (Whatsapp available)


Pensiunea Dany - Retezat (Str. Raul Mare 320A, Clopotiva, Jud. Hunedoara) offers accommodation in rooms and features Wi-Fi, a restaurant, bar, a shared lounge and garden. Camping site for tents and campers with access to showers is also available.
For reservations: +40748 304 971 (You can contact the host on Whatsapp/Facebook before booking for price and availability)
Facebook page: Pensiunea Dany
Email: Pensiunea Dany
Pensiunea Dany Retezat offers free transport from Hateg (if you travel by bus/train and you arrive in Hateg) if you book accommodation from them.


Other accomodation around HQ :


Free camping very close to the landing zone:


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 travel guide to Clopotiva - Hateg:

By Plane :
To Timisoara (LRTR/TSR), 157 km by car to Clopotiva
To Cluj (LRCL/CLJ), 203 km by car to Clopotiva
To Sibiu (LRSB/SBZ), 154 km by car to Clopotiva
To Bucharest (LROP/OTP), 434 km by car to Clopotiva

By Bus :

Travel to the city of Hateg.
You can use the website for bus information.

By Car :
Timisoara: 157 km to Clopotiva via DN6/E70 and DN68
Cluj: 203 km to Clopotiva via DN1/E81
Sibiu: 154 km to Clopotiva via A1 and DB66/E79
Bucharest: 434 km to Clopotiva via A1/E81 and DN7
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