Lake Varlaam is situated 25km South of Bucharest, Romania, or 60km North of Ruse, Bulgaria. It is approximately one kilometer from the eponymous village of Varlaam and just off the main DN5A road and easy to find. Use traffic app Waze to take you all the way to the lake.

This lake has excellent access regardless of weather and all swims are accessible by car for dropping off your gear. After this has been done cars are left in the car park near the entrance. The car park is within close proximity of most swims.

For customers travelling to Romania by plane, we can arrange pick-up and transfers from Bucharest International Airport. A transport charge may apply. Please call or email the bailiffs for details.

For safety reasons, please note that arrival and departure of customers are only permitted during day time. You should aim to arrive at the lake after 7am at the earliest. Plan your journey accordingly.. Changeover time is 12pm. Please vacate the swim by 12pm prompt to allow the next person to set up.

If arriving later than 6pm please call the bailiffs to advise. There is no leaving the site at night without permission. 

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