5 DAY TOUR – High five
Grab your favorite BMW and enjoy a quick ride across the Carpathian Mountains!
|Distance: 765 km
Total riding time: 12 h 30 min
Tour grading: moderate
Average km per day: 255 km
Nearest airport: Henri Coanda Bucharest
Rest day: Bucharest
Riding days: 3
|Palace of the Parliament|
|Slanic Prahova Salt Mine|
|Old City of Brasov|
|City of Sibiu|
» Comprehensive vehicle insurance for motorcycles
» Third-party liability insurance for motorcycles
» We provide maps and our proposed day-by-day ride itinerary as well
» Hotel information
» All accommodations with breakfast (4 nights)
» Unlimited mileage
» Airport transfers
Not included services:
» All services not mentioned as included and all items of a personal nature.
» Guide (available upon request)
We recommend you have your own travel insurance to protect you in case of injury or illness.
Welcome to Romania! There’s no time for stories. It’s time for riding and discovering!
During the three-day tour across the beautiful Carpathian Mountains, you will combine great landscapes with legends and beautiful people.
DAY 1 – Bucharest Arrival
Welcome to the Little Paris!
On the first day, you may choose to visit the Palace of the Parliament – according to the World Records Academy, the Palace of the Parliament is the world’s largest civilian building with an administrative function and the second largest building in the world after The Pentagon in America. Also, it is the most expensive administrative building and the heaviest building in the world.
Or, you may choose to visit the Old Centre of Bucharest – charm, coffee shops, great cuisine, art galleries, lifestyle and beautiful people.
You should also visit the Village Museum – a fascinating outdoor museum, the largest in Europe, surrounded by the largest park in Bucharest – Herastrau.
DAY 2 – Bucharest – Slanic Prahova Mine Valley – Cheia Pass – Bran Castel – Brasov
Average: 200 km/ 3 h 30 min
Slanic Prahova Mine Valley – The Salt Mountain, unique in the entire world, and Slanic Prahova – the biggest salt mine in Europe
Bran: A visit to the Bran Castle, commonly known as the “Dracula Castle”, is a must of this trip. Don’t worry! There are no vampires there! It’s all about myths and legends.
Cheia Pass – a spectacular road inside the mountain
Brasov: Gothic, Baroque and Renaissance architecture are bounded in one of the most visited places in Romania. Don’t miss the Black Church and Brasov’s Old City Centre.
DAY 3 – Brasov (breakfast) – Rasnov – Campulung – Curtea de Arges – Transfagarasan – Sibiu
Average: 290 km/ 5 h 50 min
Rasnov Citadel: one of the best preserved rustic citadels from Transylvania
Curtea de Arges – in this city you will find one of the most beautiful monasteries in Romania, a place filled with history and legends
Transfagarasan Road is a spectacular 152 km-stretch road across the Fagaras Mountains. The road climbs to 2,042 meters altitude (starting from the Balea Tunnel area), being the 2nd highest mountain pass in Romania after Transalpina whose maximum altitude is of 2145 meters. The road has 833 culverts and 28 viaducts and many points of interest along the way.
Sibiu – In 2007 Sibiu was declared the European Capital of Culture. Sibiu is a pedestrian-friendly city with two easily accessible levels: the Upper Town, home to most of Sibiu’s historic sights, and the Lower Town, lined with colorful houses on cobblestone streets and bounded by imposing city walls and defense towers overlooking the river Cibin.
DAY 4 – Sibiu (breakfast) – Calimanesti – Ramnicu Valcea – Pitesti – Bucharest
Average: 275 km/ 3 h 45 min
Cozia Park: definitely one of the most beautiful National Parks in Romania. It is famous for the oaks growing at over 1,000 meters altitude, the Horned Viper, the sub-Carpathian scorpion and the lack of springs.
Olt Valley: It is hard to express how beautiful the landscape is. It welcomes and enchants us along the road. You have to see it!
On our way to Bucharest, we will cross the Black Hill, a hill full of serpentines, forests and lakes.
Bucharest – Departure
It will be hard to let go!
We are pretty sure that you will come back. Therefore, this is not goodbye!
It’s just a “See you soon!”