Transfagarasan Highway Tour: The Best Road in the World!

Adela With: Adela
On this day trip from Sibiu we discover the beauty of Transylvania! First, we visit the ruins of a 800 year old abbey where you can still feel history's touch. Then, we head towards the Carpathian Fagaras Mountains to admire the spectacular Transfagarasan Road - named by Top Gear as the best driving road in the world, hidden between a 2,000m high mountain valley!

Moments to expect in the Transfagarasan Road Trip

  • Transfagarasan Road

    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."

  • A Cistercian Abbey at Carta

    A 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.

  • The Glacier Balea Lake

    The 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!

Your total: €60
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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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