The Road in the Sky: Transfagarasan Highway Day Trip from Bucharest
One of the highest roads in Romania, the Transfagarasan Road has been called by the Top Gear presenters as "the best road in the world". If you visit Romania, a ride on this scenic mountain road is, therefore, a must. Located 3 hours North of Bucharest, a trip on the Transfagarasan will provide you with some of the most spectacular landscapes in Europe, a look into the fascinating rural life in Romania and into the country's spirituality and history.Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this productPass By:
Triumph Arch (Arcul de Triumf), Piata Arcul de Triumf, Bucharest Romania
The journey starts early morning in Bucharest heading north .Stop At:
Curtea de Arges Monastery, Bulevardul Basarabilor 1, Curtea de Arges 115300 Romania
The journey starts early morning in Bucharest heading northwards to the former capital of the medieval Wallachian principality, Curtea de Arges. Situated in a picturesque landscape, this is one of the most historically significant places in Romania. Curtea de Arges is the home of an old Princely Court, dated back to the 14th century and a famous monastery, with a very interesting yet gruesome legend.
Duration: 30 minutesPass By:
Vidraru Dam, DN7C, Curtea de Arges 117040 Romania
After the visit, travel toward the Carpathian Mountains stopping to admire the Vidraru Dam, one of the largest in Romania. Stop At:
Transfagarasan Highway, Dn 7C Sibiu and Arges County, Curtea de Arges 115300 Romania
Finally, enjoy a memorable ride along the picturesque Transfagarasan, declared by Top Gear, "the best road in the world". Built high up in the Fagaras Mountains, the road stretches for 62 miles (100 km), offering breathtaking views.
Stops will be made on the way to admire the scenery, take photos on top at Balea Lake and simply enjoy the strong and healthy mountain air with fantastic aerial views before heading back to Bucharest, which will be reached in the evening.
Duration: 4 hours
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Not recommended for travelers with back problems"
"Not recommended for pregnant travelers"
"No heart problems or other serious medical conditions"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers"
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
Duration: 12 Hours
Traveler pickup is offered
Pickup from location of choice in Bucharest
Cancellations and refunds:
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.