Paltinis (Hohe Rinne) is a tourist resort built by Siebenburgischer Karpatenverein in 1894.
Situated at 35 Km from Sibiu, Paltinis is the highest (1440 m altitude), and the oldest resort in Romania.
Its beautiful location, fresh air, and numerous hiking opportunities, have made Paltinis a favorite for everyone.
The resort includes 4 hotels, 6 chalets and 17 villas for tourists, many restaurants, bars and shops.
A large residential area was developed in the last couple of years.
Philosopher Constantin Noica's grave is at Schit Church on the road to Sibiu. The house where he spent his last years, Noica House ravels more of his life and work.
From Paltinis is very easy to reach the main points on the mountains around.
The red-dot trail leads northwest toward Cheile Cibinului (5 Km)
The red-cross-red trail fellows an unpaved road for past of the way to Vf. Batrâna (Old Woman Peak), at 1911 m.
Red-strip trail for 25 Km to the Cindrel peak (2244 m) is the more difficult one, but more visually rewarding experience.