Transfagarasan the Best Road in the World small group max 7 pax

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  • 12 hr

We will start with Poienari Citadel known as the true castle of Vlad the Impaler (Dracula) and have the chance to learn about its fascinating history. The citadel is currently under renovation and we will only see it from the outside. After we will see the panoramic views of the Argeș Valley and we will enter în the national park of the Fagaras Mountains. Next is Vidraru Dam and Lake, where you will have the opportunity to admire the beautiful lake and the impressive dam. The lake is surrounded by mountains and lush forests, which are home to the largest population of brown bears in Europe. They live freely in the forest and often comes to the street. Then we will reach the Transfăgărășan, a fabulous mountain road built in the 70's to serve military purposes. Breathtaking landscapes, meandering asphalt, deep precipices and a lunch at the Goat cottage on the mountain. In winter and spring, the last 5 miles of the route cannot be covered due to heavy snow and the risk of avalanche

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Dreamlike Journeys

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Stop At: Poienari Castle

The fortress of a legendary Prince Vlad the Impaler (Dracula) is surrounded by legends and forests, overlooking the abys from its high-altitude location. The fortress of Poenari is part of the legacy of the mythical Vlad the Impaler. This medieval prince, praised for his victories against the Turks and his ultimate sense of justice, was also dreaded for his extreme punishments against traitors.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Vidraru Dam

Vidraru Dam is a hydroelectric dam on the Argeș River in Romania. It was built between 1960 and 1965 and has a height of 166 meters (545 feet). The dam creates a lake with a capacity of 465 million cubic meters (16.2 billion cubic feet) and a surface area of 22.5 square kilometers (8.7 square miles). The dam is used to generate electricity and to regulate the flow of the Argeș River.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Transfagarasan Highway

Transfăgărășan is a winding mountain road in Romania. It stretches 90 km (56 mi) between the highest peaks in the southern Carpathian Mountains, connecting the historic regions of Transylvania and Wallachia. The road is considered one of the most spectacular driving routes in the world, with its steep curves and stunning views of the surrounding mountains and valleys.

Duration: 2 hour

Stop At: Capra Wasserfall

The Capra Waterfall is a spectacular sight, with its cascading waters plunging over the cliffs. Visitors will be able to explore the surrounding area, and enjoy the peaceful atmosphere of the waterfall.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Le Lac Balea

Bâlea Lake is a glacier lake situated at 2,034 m of altitude in the Făgăraș Mountains, in central Romania, in Sibiu County. There are two chalets opened all the year round, a meteorological station and a mountain rescue (Salvamont) station. It is accessible by car on the Transfăgărășan road during the summer, and the rest of the year by a cable car from the Bâlea.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
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