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Transfăgărășan: An adventure on the peaks of Romania

Discover the Transfăgărășanul, nicknamed "the road in the clouds", "the Great Dragon" or "Manole's Dream", a high-altitude road that will take you through spectacular, fairy-tale mountain landscapes. Regarded as the most beautiful mountain road in the world, the Transfăgărășanul enjoys well-deserved fame and attracts tourists from all over the world every year.

A continuous show:

From dizzying serpentines to crystalline glacial lakes and imposing waterfalls, the Transfăgărășan offers a continuous spectacle that will keep you breathless. Along the way, you can enjoy numerous stops to admire the panoramic views or venture out on mountain hikes.

History and legends:

The road has a fascinating history, having been built in the 1970s at considerable human and technical sacrifice. Local legends tell of the giant dragon that gave birth to the mountain, but also of the dream of Manole, a skilled craftsman who managed to build a bridge over a deep ravine.

An unforgettable experience:

The Transfăgărășanul is definitely one of the top 10 must-see sights in Romania. Whether you are passionate about driving, hiking or simply want to enjoy the beauty of nature, the Transfăgărășanul will surely conquer you.

Useful information for tourists:

  • Opening period: the Transfăgărășanul is usually open from 1 June to 1 November.
  • Wildlife: Bears can be seen on the roadside, especially from April onwards. It is important not to feed wild animals!
  • Accommodation: Along the Transfăgărășan route there are many guesthouses and huts where you can stay.
  • Attractions in the area:
    • Balea Lake
    • Balea Waterfall
    • Muierilor Cave
    • Făgăraș Castle

Plan your adventure on the Transfăgărășan and get ready for a unique experience!

We are waiting for you on the Transfăgărășan to discover a magical fairytale world and to enjoy an adventure on the peaks of Romania!

Additional tips for tourists:

  • Drive with caution, respecting traffic rules.
  • Make sure you have enough fuel as there are not many filling stations along the route.
  • Prepare for cold temperatures and fickle weather, even in summer.
  • Respect nature and don't litter.

The Transfăgărășanul awaits you with open arms to take you on an unforgettable journey on the peaks of Romania!