Transfagarasan Highway Tour: The Best Road in the World!

Adela With: Adela 8
This is the best sightseeing day trip from Sibiu! First, we visit the ruins of an 800-year-old abbey where you can still feel history's touch. Then, we enter the Carpathian Mountains to discover the spectacular Transfagarasan Road, named by Top Gear 'the best driving road in the world' at 2,000m high! Finally, we visit the fairytale-looking Clay Castle, unique in the world!


Moments to expect in the Transfagarasan Road Trip

  • The great Transfagarasan Road

    The great Transfagarasan Road

    Built by the communists as an access road across the Carpathian Mts. to link Transylvania with the Southern province of Wallachia, the Transfagarasan Highway is a spectacular scenic road situated in a mountain valley at 2,000m high. Enjoy a ride on the road that Top Hear host Jeremy Clarkson called "the best road in the world."

  • The Cistercian Abbey at Carta

    The Cistercian Abbey at Carta

    Built sometime in the 13th century by the Cistercian monks, the Carta fortified abbey is one of the earliest gothic constructions in Transylvania. Located in a splendid setting atop of a hill, you will see its well-preserved ruins and learn about the 800 year old history of this attraction.

  • Glacier Balea Lake

    Glacier Balea Lake

    At the top of Transfagarasan Highway there is a small glacier lake hidden between the rough edges of Fagaras Mts. With its emerald green waters, there is something special and relaxing about this lake and you will have the chance to admire it and the splendid surrounding views!

  • The fairytale Clay Castle

    The fairytale Clay Castle

    There is a unique attraction growing in popularity nearby: Clay Castle in Valea Zanelor. We will go for a short visit to see it and take a few pictures before returning to Sibiu.

Your total: €62
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Location details

  • Starting point: Sibiu
  • Nearest airport: Sibiu or Cluj International
  • Nearest train station: Sibiu Train Station
  • Landscape: Mountains & countryside

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