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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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Dn 7C,Sibiu and Arges County, Romania
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Transfăgărășan Highway and Wild Brown Bears - Small group max 7 passangers

Transfăgărășan Highway and Wild Brown Bears - Small group max 7 passangers

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Visit Târgoviște Fortress, among the most significant medieval monuments in Romania, with this tour from Bucharest. You'll see the royal court of Vlad the Impaler, visit the Golești Museum and the Boyar Mansion, and head to the city of Curtea de Argeș to see one of the prettiest monasteries in the country.
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  • 12 to 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$92.80
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$92.80

Transfăgărășan highway and Wild Brown Bears in Carpathian, Small group max 7 pax

Transfăgărășan highway and Wild Brown Bears in Carpathian, Small group max 7 pax

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This is a day tour from Bucharest to Transfăgărășan highway and back. It is a shared tour with a maximum of 7 tourists. The Transfăgărășan is a paved mountain road crossing the Carpathian Mountains, is the second-highest paved road in the country with an altitude of 2,042 metres (6,699 ft). The road also provides access to Bâlea Lake a glacier lake situated at 2,034 m of altitude. Here we will benefit from the fresh air and low temperature, admire the view of Trasnsilvania and have lunch. On the way back we will admire Bâlea waterfall, we'll stop at the Vidraru Dam to refresh us. It is very possible to meet brown bears on the route. On our way we will be able to see on a mountaintop a fortress built by Vlad the Impaler. This is Poienari fortress. It is under renovation now and does not post the visit. . IMPORTANT: The tour will be performed only if there are at least three tourists registered
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$82.38
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$82.38

6-Days Transylvania & Wooden Churches of Maramures from Bucharest
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6-Days Transylvania & Wooden Churches of Maramures from Bucharest

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Spend six days exploring Romania's Transylvania and Maramures regions with this private tour, led by an English-speaking guide. Highlights include visits to the famous wooden churches of Maramures, the chance to explore historic monasteries, and time in the medieval town of Sighisoara, the birthplace of Dracula, as well as the 14th-century Bran Castle, also known as Dracula's Castle.
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  • 6 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$1,042.73
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$1,042.73
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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
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$103.23
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$103.23

The Road in the Sky: Transfagarasan Highway Day Trip from Bucharest
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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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$88.63
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$88.63

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
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$99.06
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$99.06
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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
  • Free Cancellation
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$825.00
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$825.00
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3-Day Dracula Entranced Tour from Bucharest with Transport

3-Day Dracula Entranced Tour from Bucharest with Transport

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Dive into the history, legends, and myths of Romania with this group tour centered on the fictional character of Dracula. Visit the regions of Wallachia and Transylvania with a licensed tour guide as they reveal places tied to the Dracula novel, historical landmarks associated with the real figure of Vlad the Impaler, and share traditional myths from Romanian superstition. Places on this small-group tour are limited to 6 people.
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  • 3 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$340.00
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$340.00
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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
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$724.70
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$724.70
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Private Day Trip True Castles of Vlad Dracula and Transfagarasan Road
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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
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$114.70
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$114.70
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Bran & Peles Castles through the Best Road in the World: Transfagarasan road

Bran & Peles Castles through the Best Road in the World: Transfagarasan road

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The Transfagarasan Mountain Road is renowned as one of the world’s most spectacular driving routes, zig-zagging through Romania’s Carpathian Mountains. On this tour, set out on a thrilling overnight road trip from Bucharest and experience the famous road for yourself. Along the way, stop at the medieval town of Sibiu and visit the 14th-century Cozia Monastery. Overnight accommodation is included.
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  • 2 days
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$340.00
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$340.00
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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
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$676.77
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$676.77
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4-Day Inside Transylvania & Transfagarasan Tour from Bucharest
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4-Day Inside Transylvania & Transfagarasan Tour from Bucharest

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Discover medieval citadels, spectacular natural landscapes and traditions that endured over time in one of the most beautiful regions in the world, Transylvania. This 4-day tour takes you through the Carpathian Mountains and on to the Transylvanian plain as it shows you a legendary castle, a UNESCO World Heritage Village, a German fortified city and a former European Capital of Culture. Experience the traditions of Transylvania, its delicious cuisine and the German heritage that shaped the places on the way from the Middle Ages until today.
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  • 4 days
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$577.52
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$577.52
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Private Day Trip to Transfagarasan Road ( road above the clouds ) from Bucharest

Private Day Trip to Transfagarasan Road ( road above the clouds ) from Bucharest

The Transfăgărășan is a paved mountain road crossing the Carpathian Mountains, is the second-highest paved road in the country with an altitude of 2,042 metres (6,699 ft). The road also provides access to Bâlea Lake a glacier lake situated at 2,034 m of altitude. Here we will benefit from the fresh air and low temperature, admire the view of Trasnsilvania and have lunch. On the way back we will admire Bâlea waterfall, we'll stop at the Vidraru Dam to refresh us. It is very possible to meet brown bears on the route. We will make another stop at the most beautiful monastery in Wallachia called the Court of Arges. This place houses the tombs of the four kings of Romania. On our way we will be able to see on a mountaintop a fortress built by Vlad the Impaler. This is Poienari fortress.
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  • 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$134.51
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$134.51
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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
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$430.65
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$430.65
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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
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$197.08
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$197.08
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Private Tour from Bucharest to Transfagarasan Road Poenari Castle Vidraru Dam

Private Tour from Bucharest to Transfagarasan Road Poenari Castle Vidraru Dam

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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$370.17
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$370.17
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Transfagarasan Road - one day trip from Bucharest

Transfagarasan Road - one day trip from Bucharest

The price is per tour, not per person. So, the cost you see should be divided into the number of tourists. It's a private tour and we can do it also with one tourist.
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  • 12 to 14 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$265.30
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$265.30
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4 Days Private Tour in Romania from Bucharest

4 Days Private Tour in Romania from Bucharest

An adventure of a lifetime, for this 4-day tour of Romania we have chosen an assortment of rich sensory experiences, from medieval sites to a taste of the wilderness, with deep forests, vibrantly colored wildflowers and fresh mountain air (in the right season), all the way to modern exhibits, and a dash of traditional herbs and spices with the delicious foods we will be trying in every medieval town we visit.
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  • 4 days
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$677.78
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$677.78
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4 Days in Transylvania Dracula Castle, Brașov, Sighișoara, Sibiu, Transfagarasan

4 Days in Transylvania Dracula Castle, Brașov, Sighișoara, Sibiu, Transfagarasan

Transylvania is home to some of Europe's best-preserved medieval towns, most notably: - Brașov city, featuring Old Saxon architecture and citadel ruins; - Sibiu city with its cobblestone streets and pastel-colored houses; - Sighișoara city, adorned with a hilltop citadel, secret passageways and a 14th century clock tower. Tiny shops offer antiques and fine hand-made products by local artisans and artists. Visitors to Transylvania will also encounter stunning castles such Bran, near Brasov, - a Gothic fairy-tale structure, often associated with 15th century Walachian Prince Vlad Tepes, the inspiration for Bram Stoker's Dracula.
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  • 4 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$520.32
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$520.32
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7-Days Grand Romania tour from Bucharest
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7-Days Grand Romania tour from Bucharest

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See Romania’s highlights in just one week with this small-group tour, led by an English-speaking guide. You'll visit the wooden churches of Maramures, the UNESCO-listed Painted Monasteries of Bucovina, Bran Castle (aka Dracula's Castle), and the historic city of Brasov. All accommodations and many meals are included and group sizes are capped at just eight participants.
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  • 7 days
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$1,251.28
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$1,251.28
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Private 3-Day Tour in Transylvania including Transfagarasan Road from Bucharest

Private 3-Day Tour in Transylvania including Transfagarasan Road from Bucharest

This escorted tour takes you to some of Transylvania s most exciting locations. On the first day, you will make the first leg of your journey in Sinaia town to visit Peles Castle. Than we will head through the Carpathians Mountains to tour Bran Castle before making your way to Brasov. Evening at your leisure in this magnificent town! On the second day, after breakfast, we start the day by driving to Fagaras Mountains. A ride on Transfagarasan Road, an alpine pass with countless switchbacks and spectacular views of the Northern Carpathians, will take you along one of Europe's most scenic mountain roads. Next is Sighisoara medieval town - UNESCO world heritage and Vlad Dracula's birthplace. Visit Sighisoara medieval town including The Clock Tower, The Church on the Hill, and the house where Vlad the Impaler was born. On the last day, we go back on time by visiting Viscri village and the fortified church. After we visit Rupea Fortress, we head up south to return to Bucharest City.
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  • 3 days
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$615.21
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$615.21
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Best of Romania in 10 Days

Best of Romania in 10 Days

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Immerse yourself in the history, culture, and cuisine of Romania on a 10-day small group tour. Together with your guide, you'll explore well-known cities like Bucharest, Brasov, and Cluj, as well as overlooked gems like Voronet, Iasi, and Sighisoara. Highlights include the Transfagarasan Highway, Turda Salt Mine, plus numerous castles, fortresses, and monasteries. With entrance fees, breakfasts, accommodation, and transportation all included, you’re able to experience your Romanian adventure stress-free.
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  • 10 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$2,282.54
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$2,282.54
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Day trip to Transfagarasan

Day trip to Transfagarasan

In the morning we drive to the former capital of Wallachia, Targoviste and visit the remains of the court of Vlad the Impaler, better known as Dracula. Next stop is in Curtea de Arges where we visit one of the most beautiful churches in Romania, also the burial site of the first Romanian kings. From this holly place we keep on driving to the ruins of Poienari Castle, Dracula’s fortification which overlooks over the Carpathian Mountains. Our next piece of road is also our destination. The Transfagarasan road, build by Ceausescu, with the help of the army is breathtaking and takes us all the way up to the summit of the mountain where we discover the astonishing glacial lake of Balea. From here we start our long but beautiful drive back home.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$172.18
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$172.18
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