The town Borsec is situated at 26 km from Toplita, on the national road 15 which leads to Piatra Neamt. Surrounded by Mountains, Bistrita, Calimani, Gurghiu and Ceahlau Massif, the city is situated at an altitude of 900 m.
It's an old resort (from 1804), open all year round, with numerous sources of carbonated mineral water or containing calcium, magnesium. These waters are known for their beneficial effect since the second half of the sixteenth century. Therapeutic effects of
mineral water springs have been recognized internationally first medal of the Vienna International Fair (1873) Borsec water is called "Queen of Mineral Waters", the silver medal and Diploma of Honor at the exhibitions held in 1876 in Berlin respectively, Trieste,
Diploma of Honor at Paris Exposition (1878).