The green side of life
Climb the hill of Muscel to level 550 m and you will see under your eyes the entire panorama of the city and its environs or enjoy a full day in the Valea Doftanei, admire
the crown of hills that protects the city, its forests and grasslands, which confers a very picturesque village landscape, while you enjoy a favorable climate.
With a population of nearly 33.000 people, Campina is a city in Prahova County, north of the county seat Ploiești, located on the main route between Wallachia and Transylvania. Its existence is first attested in a document of 1503. It is situated in the historical region of Muntenia.
Formerly a customs point on the trade route between Transylvania and Wallachia, the town developed at the end of the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th century as an oil extraction and processing center. Between 1897 and 1898, Câmpina was the site of the largest oil refinery in Europe.
The most beautiful part of town is situated north-east, to the district Voila, where the locals calls this recreation area "The Fountain with cherry trees" covered with deciduous forests, including conifer clumps are observed, populated with squirrels, sunny glades carpeted with grass and flowers glazed.