VISIT THE MOST BEAUTIFUL ROAD IN THE WORLD! BOOK TRANSFAGARASAN ROAD TOUR!
Highlights of Transfagarasan road tour:
- Curtea de Arges monastery
- Poenari fortress, count Dracula’s real castle
- Vidraru dam
- Transfagarasan road, the most beautiful road in the world
- Balea glacier lake
- Balea lac chalet
Details of Transfagarasan road tour:
Duration: one day
Start and end point: at your hotel or another chosen location
Distance: 550 km
Departure time: 07:30 AM
Note: this tour is available from July to October
Transfagarasan road tour description:
Transfagarasan road was voted by Top Gear as the most beautiful road in the world. Do you want to miss it? If not, the Transfagarasan tour is perfect to discover this spectacular route. The guide will pick you up from your hotel in Bucharest. After a two hour drive, on the way to Transfagarasan, you will stop to visit Curtea de Arges monastery.
Famous for its beautiful towers, Curtea de Arges monastery has a dark story behind. It is also the place where Romanian kings are buried. Your guide will tell you all the legends and the true history of this place. The next stop on the way to Transfagarasan will be Poenari fortress.
Curtea de Arges monastery
Poenari fortress, the ruins of Vlad the Impaler’s castle, stands on the top of the mountain as a guard of the Transfagarasan. It is considered the real castle of Dracula. The view from the castle is spectacular, but to get there you must climb 1400 stairs. Sometimes the fortress is closed for visits because of the bears around, but you can admire it from the road.
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Once you have passed Poenari fortress you are on Transfagarasan road. Before seeing its tight curves and enjoying the amazing landscape, stop for a moment on the Vidraru dam. If you are afraid of heights don’t look down, look up and admire the lake. Transfagarasan road tour will continue with the most beautiful road in the world, so prepare your camera for it! For lunch we will stop at the top of Transfagarasan, in Balea Lac chalet, next to Balea glacier lake. From there you can see Transylvania at your feet.
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When you get back to Bucharest, your guide will drop you off in front of your hotel or another chosen location. The road is long and time is short, but every moment of this tour will offer you long lasting memories.