SCENIC ROMANIA HIGH ROADS DRIVING TOUR
ROMANIA TOUR · HIGH ROADS · CASTLES & TRANSYLVANIA DRIVING HOLIDAY
Ready for some nightmares? Amid the Romania's Carpathian Mountains you will visit Bran Castle known from Bram Stroker's Dracula. But the real thrill on this spectacular driving tour are — the Romanian High Roads.
When it comes to spectacular roads, Romania occupies one the first places in Europe. The BBC TV show Top Gear announced in 2008; they have found the world’s best driving road when they went to Italy and drove the Stelvio Pass. It was only a year later in 2009 that they went to Romania and had to revise their claim.
Start your ultimate Romania Driving Tour in Bucharest and steer trough the pristine landscapes and deep forests of the Carpathian Mountains and Transylvania and drive the iconic TransFagarasan and TransAlpina High Roads. Visit a number of iconic Romanian castles and stay at Sibiu to explore the UNESCO World Heritage — ensemble of squares.
920 KM • 4 DRIVES • 5 NIGHTS • BUCHAREST • TRANSFAGARASAN & TRANSALPINA ROAD • DRACULA CASTLE • UNESCO TOWN OF SIBIU • CORVIN CASTLE • CARPATHIAN MOUNTAINS • TRANSYLVANIA • PELES CASTLE
ROMANIA 🇷🇴 JULY — OCTOBER
🛬 Bucharest, Romania • Transfer • Meet & Greet • Overnight
DAY 2 — TOUR 1 — TransFagarasan Road
In the morning start your driving adventure and activate your pre-programmed navigation unit. Pick up the highway north of Bucharest and drive to the lower Carpathian Mountains.
Your first official stop will be the Curtea de Arges Monastry. Only a few kilometres further, already on day one you will get to drive the world's best driving road - the Transfagarasan Highway. Explore the many attractions and unspoiled nature along the road and enjoy lunch at Balea Lake on above 2000 meters.
In the late afternoon you will reach a picturesque town on top of the Transfagarasan Road surrounded by medieval walls, where you will be based for the night. The ensembles of squares of Sibiu are UNESCO World Heritage.
5* Hilton Hotel, Sibiu
DAY 3 — TOUR 2 — TransAlpina Road
In the morning you will have the opportunity to visit an open-air museum near Sibiu and learn about history and life in Transylvania about hundred years ago.
Then make your way to the fairytale like Corvin Castle - one of Europe's biggest castles only allowing access over a thin bridge.
The Transalpina High Road will take you deeper into Transylvania and speak for itself. Expect spectacular views and a wonderful fast sweeping roads with some high alpine driving through an incredible nature.
4* Hotel Palace, Prajila
DAY 4 — TOUR 3 — Transylvania Drive
Romanians, Hungarians, Saxons and Roma have left traces in Transylvania and on today's drive will let you experience this mix of cultures, history and fast changing nature with green hills, blue rivers and endless forest.
Visit one of the world's most famous castles: Bram Stoker's vampire novel "Dracula" was inspired here at Bran Castle. Experience the history, the myth, the intrigue and the magic of this wonderful place before you continue your journey.
Stay overnight near Brasov ringed by the Carpathian and resplendent with gothic, baroque and renaissance architecture.
5* Teleferic Grand Hotel, Brasov
DAY 5 — TOUR 4 — Walachia Drive
Today get to drive the ancient routes linking Transylvania with the Walachia region and visit the impressive former home of the Romanian Royal Family - the Neo Renaissance Castle of Peles before having lunch (at another castle).
On the way back to Bucharest, we have a nice secret backroad with some of Romanias most scenic vistas on top of a mountain plateau planned for you.
Reach Bucharest in the later afternoon and spend the evening free & easy at leisure. Enjoy the unique and hip atmosphere of this European metropole.
5* Hotel Epoque, Bucharest
DAY 6 — BUCHAREST | ROMANIA 🛫