7 DAY TOUR:
Seven days. It seems enough. Well, it’s not enough when it comes to Romania. But you will have the chance to see at least two of the highest and most spectacular roads in Romania, old cities, castles and to enjoy traditional delicious food and great wines.
Distance: 1,075 km
|Palace of the Parliament|
|Old City of Brasov|
|Bran Castle (Dracula Castle)|
|Curtea de Arges|
|Bucharest Old Town|
» Comprehensive vehicle insurance for motorcycles
» Third-party liability insurance for motorcycles
» We provide maps and a proposed day-by-day ride itinerary as well
» Hotel information
» All accommodations with breakfast (6 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)
An extended seven-day tour across the beautiful Carpathian Mountains. Old cities, the highest Romanian road, castles, tasteful traditional food and great wines are waiting for you.
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 – Sinaia – Brașov
Average: 187 km/ 2 h 33 min
Peles Castel: The castle was built at King Carol’s initiative in 1874. This architectural jewelry was a former royal residence.
Brașov: Gothic, Baroque and Renaissance architecture are bounded in one of the most visited places in Romania. Don’t miss the Black Church and Brașov’s Old City Centre. The Black Church is the largest Gothic church that is located between the cities of Vienna and Istanbul.
DAY 3 – Brasov – Bran – Campulung – Curtea de Arges – Vidraru
Average: 173 km/ 3 h 42 min
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.
Curtea de Arges – in this city you will find one of the most beautiful monasteries in Romania, a place filled with history and legends.
Domneasca Church – The variety of iconographic themes, the harmonizing color and paintings, turn this church into one of the great achievements of its time.
Vidraru Dam is considered by the specialists a real jewelry of engineering. 42 kilometers of subterranean galleries were drilled, about 1,768,000 cubic meters of hard rocks were excavated (of which one million had to be extracted from the undergrounds), 930,000 cubic meters of concrete were used and 6,300 tons of electromechanical equipment were set up for its construction.
Transfagarasan Road is a spectacular 152 km-stretch road across the Făgăraș Mountains. The road climbs to 2,042 meters altitude (starting from the Bâlea Tunnel area), being the 2nd highest mountain pass in Romania after Transalpina whose maximum altitude is of 2,145 meters. The road has 833 culverts and 28 viaducts and many points of interest along the way.
DAY 4 – Vidraru – Balea Lake – Transfagarasan – Sibiu
Average: 170 km/ 3 h 15 min
Transfagarasan Road is a spectacular 152 km-stretch road across the Fagaras Mountains. The road climbs to 2,042 meters altitude (starting from the Bâlea Tunnel area), being the 2nd highest mountain pass in Romania after Transalpina whose maximum altitude is of 2,145 meters. The road has 833 culverts and 28 viaducts and many points of interest along the way.
Balea Lake is a glacial lake, located at an altitude of 2,040 m, in the Fagaras Mountains. Balea Lake Ice Hotel, the first ice hotel in Eastern Europe, was built in 2006. The Hotel has an igloo shape and it can accommodate up to 16 persons.
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 5 – Sibiu – Sebes – Voineasa
Average: 329 km/ 4 h 10 min
Difficulty: moderate – high
Transalpina is the highest and the most beautiful road in Romania. When you will get there, you will understand why. You will literally ride above the clouds.
DAY 6 – Voineasa – Calimanesti – Caciulata – Ramnicu Valcea – Pitesti – Bucharest
Average: 349 km/ 3 h 14 min
We will cross over the Brâncuși’s ”country”, on our way to Bucharest, we will admire the traditional architecture of the houses and great landscapes.
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!”