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Famous enough to feature on the UK motor showTop Gear but remote enough that traffic jams won’t be a problem, Transfagarasan Highway might just be “the best road in the world” as Top Gear host Jeremy Clarkson claimed. Despite hairpin bends, and sheer drops off rocky cliffs, this route rewards tourists with spectacular scenery.

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The Road in the Sky: Transfagarasan Highway Day Trip from Bucharest

The Road in the Sky: Transfagarasan Highway Day Trip from Bucharest

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Cruise along one of Europe's most scenic mountain roads on a day trip to the Transfagarasan Road—an alpine pass featuring countless switchbacks and spectacular views of the Southern Carpathians. Along the way, delve into medieval Romanian history and legends at the Curtea de Arges monastery and royal court, and breathe in the fresh mountain air while admiring views of the Vidraru Dam. Enjoy the expertise of a local guide make for an unforgettable Romanian road trip.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$111.36
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$111.36

TRANSFAGARASAN & BALEA LAKE e-Bike TOUR

TRANSFAGARASAN & BALEA LAKE e-Bike TOUR

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We are going to start cycling from low altitude at a small market from where we will have a magnificent view over Mount Fagaras and Balea Waterfall . After few kilometres we will get into the most interesting mountain highway builded in Romania in the years of comunism . The views displayed during the trip are amazing , the mountains that surround the way show their majestic peaks during the whole way . We will see in the way up , much closer to our eyes , the Balea Waterfall and after a while we will reach the top at altitude 2034 where a peasant market and the well known Balea Lake will be displayed . After visiting all the interesting touristic points a descent full of adrenaline back to the starting place will follow . Please be aware that during the winter the transportation to the lake is possible by cablecar only .
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  • 6 hours
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$119.43
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$119.43

Tour to Balea Lake, Avrig and Carta

Tour to Balea Lake, Avrig and Carta

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Experience some of Transylvania's lesser-known natural and cultural treasures on this full-day combo tour from Sibiu. Take the scenic alpine Transfagarasan highway, one of Europe's highest road, into the Fagaras Mountains, where you'll hike to the glacial Balea Lake. Admire the diverse architecture of Romania at the Gothic Cistercian Abbey near Cârţa and the stately 18th-century Brukenthal Palace, a masterwork of Baroque style.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$114.61
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$114.61
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Small-Group Day trip Transfagarasan road and Poienari Fortress from Brasov

Small-Group Day trip Transfagarasan road and Poienari Fortress from Brasov

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Hailed as one of Europe’s most beautiful roads, the Transfagarasan Highway is must-do during your time in Romania. Beginning in Brasov, this 10-hour tour takes you to spectacular Transylvania sites such as Balea Lake and Waterfall, the Vidraru Dam, and Poienari Fortress, where you'll ascend 1,500 steps to the castle's hilltop perch. Absorb magical views of the Fagaras Mountains and enjoy the convenience of hotel pickup and drop-off in Brasov on this small-group tour, limited to 7 people.  Please note: The Transfagarasan Road is partially closed. Reopening late June 2018. 
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$83.24
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$83.24
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6-Days Transylvania & Wooden Churches of Maramures from Bucharest

6-Days Transylvania & Wooden Churches of Maramures from Bucharest

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Discover enchanting sites, spectacular landscapes, landmarks and traditions that endured over time in the beautiful regions in Romania, Transylvania and Maramures. This 6-days private tour takes you through the Carpathian Mountains and on to the Transylvanian plain as it shows you legendary castles and Wooden Churches  of Maramures nowadays UNESCO Heritage sites.
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  • 6 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$1,206.39
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$1,206.39
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Private two days getaway trip to Brasov, Sighisoara & Sibiu from Bucharest

Private two days getaway trip to Brasov, Sighisoara & Sibiu from Bucharest

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Travelers staying in Bucharest who want to explore Transylvania will enjoy this two-day tour. Visit the famous Bran Castle—upon which Bram Stoker based Dracula’s castle in his novel—as well as other cities and sites of interest. Learn all about the history and culture of Romania and the beautiful Transylvanian region. This is a great introductory tour that packs a lot of sights into a short time.
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$433.09
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$433.09
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Transfagarasan Highroad Tour from Brasov (warm season)

Transfagarasan Highroad Tour from Brasov (warm season)

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Tailored to the needs of travelers with limited time in Romania, this full-day tour of the Transfagarasan Highway allows you to tick off ten Transylvania highlights in only one day. Departing from Brasov, you’ll visit natural wonders, including the Bâlea Waterfall, and Vidraru Dam, and explore cultural landmarks such as Dragoslavele Mausoleum, Curtea de Argeș Monastery, and Poienari Castle. Admire the ethereal beauty of the Transfagarasan Highway, hailed as one of the world’s most picturesque roads, and enjoy the convenience of hotel pickup and drop-off in Brasov.
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  • 9 to 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$90.48
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$90.48
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4-Day Private Tour in Transylvania from Bucharest

4-Day Private Tour in Transylvania from Bucharest

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Avoid the tourist crowds and discover Transylvania’s historic landmarks on a 4-day private tour from Bucharest. Visit iconic attractions including Peleș Castle, Bran Castle, and the Saxon Villages of Viscri and Malancrav, transferring with ease between sites via air-conditioned vehicle. Benefit from your guide’s undivided attention for intimate insight into the region, and avoid hidden costs with entrance fees, breakfast, and three nights’ accommodation included as per itinerary.
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  • 4 days
  • Taking safety measures
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$715.00
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$715.00
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Private Day Trip True Castles of Vlad Dracula and Transfagarasan Road

Private Day Trip True Castles of Vlad Dracula and Transfagarasan Road

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Uncover the true history of Dracula inspiration Vlad the Impaler on this private full-day tour to sites with authentic connections to the bloodthirsty prince. Departing from Bucharest, visit the royal court of Vlad Tepes at Targoviste and climb to the top of crumbling Poenari Castle — known as the real ‘Dracula’s castle.’ You’ll also visit the former capital of Wallachia at Curtea de Arges to admire its medieval fortress, monastery and church. Throughout the day, learn about the life and legends of this captivating figure from your knowledgeable guide.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$84.33
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$84.33
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Half Day Tour to Balea Lake and Clay Castle in Fairy Valley

Half Day Tour to Balea Lake and Clay Castle in Fairy Valley

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Highlights: Enjoy the view of the amazing Transfagarasan Road Have a lunch near Balea glacial Lake Visit the unique Clay Castle in Fairy Valley
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  • 8 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$64.35
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$64.35
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Golden Circle of Transylvania

Golden Circle of Transylvania

Golden Circle of Transylvania combines nature with culture and connects the most important attractions of Transylvania. You can expect to do a 9km long hike as well as you can expect a relaxing afternoon in a medieval city, a visit to the bear sanctuary or a visit to our friend Dracula. We have linked all these activities for you in order to understand what Transylvania means. This tour was built with the intention of making it the best you can choose. Tour has them all.
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  • 4 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$1,002.23
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$1,002.23
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Private Transfagarasan Road Scenic Tour from Bucharest

Private Transfagarasan Road Scenic Tour from Bucharest

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Escape the hustle and bustle of the capital and discover one of the world’s most scenic drives on a private day tour of the Transfagarasan road from Dubrovnik, stopping off along the way to explore Curtea de Argeș Monastery, Poenari Castle, Vidraru Dam, and a chalet on Bâlea Lake. Relax with round-trip transfer from your Bucharest hotel, and avoid hidden costs with entrance fees included in the price.
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  • 10 to 13 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$209.73
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$209.73
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7-Days Grand Romania tour from Bucharest

7-Days Grand Romania tour from Bucharest

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Explore Romania and it’s main regions of Transylvania, Bucovina and Maramures on a 7-Days Complete tour from Bucharest. With your guide, you’ll encounter some of the most unspoiled regions in Eastern Europe, home to the legend-steeped Carpathian Mountains and a cluster of UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Highlights include Bran Castle (Dracula’s Castle), the historical city of Brasov, Wooden Churches of Maramures, Local Homemade food, UNESCO Painted Monasteries of Bucovina, Sibiu a European Capital of Culture, Corvin Castle a medieval castle and the UNESCO-listed Painted Monasteries of Bucovina. This complete tour also offers four-star hotel accommodation that is included through the tour.
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  • 7 days
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$1,447.66
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All Inclusive Road Trip Experience | Transfagarasan & Transalpina

All Inclusive Road Trip Experience | Transfagarasan & Transalpina

Highlights: Transfagarasan & Transalpina The Transfagarasan Highway aka 'Transylvanian Alps' is the most amazing road you will see! Description Top Gear loved it after their team was on the hunt for "best driving road in the world" - and they also enjoyed the Romanian traditional drinks and views. We highly recommend this amazing tour for a number of maximum of 3 people in order to get the best experience! On this full-day tour to the Transfagarasan Highway and Transalpina, we will drive & snake across the Fagaras Mountains and its breathtaking views. Our guide will make sure you will enjoy the views and stop at the amazing Balea Lake and to the most scenic places for iconic pictures and views. On top of Transfagarsan, we will stop for souvenirs, lunch, and everything in between and continue the road trip to TransAlpina. Dinner will be served in Alba Iulia near the biggest fortress in Romania!
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  • 12 to 15 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$773.33
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$773.33
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Explore Transylvania Tour 4 days

Explore Transylvania Tour 4 days

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Most multi-day tours take place with groups, which can be inconvenient for travelers who want flexibility and privacy. This tour, which packs in a ton of Transylvania highlights, gives the best of both worlds: it’s a 4-day journey with a private guide. Visit churches, castles, capitals, mountains, and more.
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  • 4 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$782.99
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$782.99
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 Private Tour Bucharest to Transfagarasan Road Poenari Castle Vidraru Dam by Van

Private Tour Bucharest to Transfagarasan Road Poenari Castle Vidraru Dam by Van

Escape the hustle and bustle of the capital and discover one of the world’s most scenic drives on a private day tour of the Transfagarasan road from Bucharest, stopping off along the way to explore Curtea de Argeș Monastery, Poenari Castle, Vidraru Dam, and a chalet on Bâlea Lake. Relax with round-trip transfer from your Bucharest hotel, and avoid hidden costs with entrance fees included in the price.
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  • 14 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$538.70
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$538.70
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Dracula beyond the legend: 8-day private tour in Transilvania

Dracula beyond the legend: 8-day private tour in Transilvania

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Go beyond the grave and Hollywood myths to discover the real terror of Dracula on this private, 8-day tour through Romania’s most atmospheric and legendary attractions. Visit sites with connections to the bloodthirsty count’s real-life inspiration, including Bran Castle, Poenari Fortress and the birthplace of Vlad the Impaler. Immerse yourself in Transylvanian folklore as you visit crumbling Gothic castles, imposing fortresses and medieval villages. Stay overnight in 3-star hotels, and enjoy daily breakfast and round-trip guided transport from Bucharest.
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  • 8 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$1,721.51
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7 Day Best of Transylvania Motorcycle Tour from Cluj

7 Day Best of Transylvania Motorcycle Tour from Cluj

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Discover the dramatic beauty and medieval legends of Transylvania on a 7-day motorcycle adventure from Cluj. Ride across the Carpathians on the Transalpina Road — the highest in Romania — and the famously challenging Transfagarasan. Take in spectacular scenery as you wind through fortified Saxon villages and visit Gothic castles and citadels. Immerse yourself in local culture with overnight stays in village hotels and guest houses, and experience traditional Romanian cuisine, folk art and hospitality.
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  • 7 days
  • Taking safety measures
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$1,284.74
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$1,284.74
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Transfagarasan Plus Carta Abbey: Private Day Trip From Sibiu

Transfagarasan Plus Carta Abbey: Private Day Trip From Sibiu

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Uncover the breathtaking Transfagarasan road and its winding path across the wilderness of the Carpathians, above 2,000 meters altitude. This is the perfect day trip from Sibiu if you want to add to your list one of the must-see attractions of Romania. On the way back to Sibiu, we stop to visit another special site, the ruins of the Cistercian Abbey from Carta. This is a private tour that includes hotel pickup and drop-off.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$205.09
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$205.09
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4-Day Motorcycle Adventure Ride through Transylvania from Cluj

4-Day Motorcycle Adventure Ride through Transylvania from Cluj

Conquer some of the highest and most challenging roads in Europe during this 4-day motorcycle tour through Transylvania. Bring or rent your own bike, and ride with an expert motor-enthusiast guide on a carefully crafted route that takes you across the Transalpina and Transfagarasan Roads and through the area’s atmospheric highlights including the Turda Salt Mines, the Argesului Monastery and the medieval village of Sibiu. Stay overnight in hand-picked 3-star hotels and enjoy complimentary breakfast each day.
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  • 4 days
  • Taking safety measures
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$745.49
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$745.49
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Eastern Europe Motorcycle Tour - Best of the Balcans

Eastern Europe Motorcycle Tour - Best of the Balcans

Eastern Europe reveals its best. Winding roads, reach culture, UNESCO World Heritage sites, the Adriatic Sea and delicious traditional cuisine. Ride the best motorbike roads of eight South Eastern European countries in an incredible 18 day motorcycle adventure! Includes motorcycles rides: Romania, Hungary, Austria, Slovenia, Croatia, Montenegro, Albania, Macedonia (FYROM), Serbia.
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  • 18 days
  • Taking safety measures
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$4,932.91
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$4,932.91
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2 Day Private Tour Transfagarasan Highway and Hiking in Fagaras Mountains

2 Day Private Tour Transfagarasan Highway and Hiking in Fagaras Mountains

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Join us to a 2 day adventure private tour in Transylvanian Alps - Fagaras Mountains! We pick you up from your location in Brasov at 8:30 to start an authentic 2 day adventure program in Transylvanian Alps, driving on Transfagarasan Highway as know as "the Road to the Sky", "the Road to the Clouds", "the Best Driving Road in the World" and even "A spectacular Monument to Earth-Moving Megalomania"! Transfagarasan road is open between July 1 - October 31! Poienari Fortress is closed, for the moment, because of the bears encounters in the area! Instead of this we can visit The Cistercian Abbey of Carta, Sambata de Sus Monastery and/or Fagaras Fortress!
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  • 2 days
  • Taking safety measures
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$360.71
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$360.71
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Private 6-Day Dracula Tour in Transylvania from Bucharest

Private 6-Day Dracula Tour in Transylvania from Bucharest

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Explore the Romanian countryside without planning a thing on this multi-day private tour where you're whisked to castles, citadels, and fortress ruins as you uncover tales of Dracula. Start your 6-day adventure from Bucharest, and enjoy several days of exploring with your guide. Visit Dracula's birthplace and an ancient monastery, see medieval towns, and enjoy great inclusions like nightly hotel stays, daily breakfasts, and a multi-course dinner in Sibiel.
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  • 6 days
  • Taking safety measures
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$798.07
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$798.07
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Day Ride on the World's Best Road: Transfagarasan

Day Ride on the World's Best Road: Transfagarasan

Leave the city to enjoy a ride on one of the most beautiful roads in the world: Transfagarasan! This is one of the highest roads in Romania, ascending to an altitude of 2.034 meters among superb mountain ranges. Enjoy a relaxed, personalised experience and be overwhelmed and energized by the magnificence of nature!
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$301.60
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$301.60
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Should I book Transfagarasan Highway tickets in advance?
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Transfagarasan Highway can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund. See all 66 Transfagarasan Highway tickets and tours on Viator.
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How much does it cost to visit Transfagarasan Highway 2021?
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Transfagarasan Highway costs USD 36.19. Guided Transfagarasan Highway tours start around USD 36.19 per person. See all 66 Transfagarasan Highway tickets and tours on Viator.
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