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Address: Romania
Activities: Driving

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A road trip to remember for ever..

This is an amazing journey, as you snake up the mountain, wonderful views all round, and the trip down is simply out of this world. At the top is a lovely lake with a restaurant... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
Billy A
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Banbury, United Kingdom
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Banbury, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This is an amazing journey, as you snake up the mountain, wonderful views all round, and the trip down is simply out of this world. At the top is a lovely lake with a restaurant on it, the food is very good. In winter they build an Ice hotel, for those who love the cold.. You can wander round and... More 

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Bucharest, Romania
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

it is open only from JULY to the end of OCTOBER due to weather conditions and also it is closed during the night but you can camp alongside the road if you want to spend a night on top of the mountains and under the starry night this road links 2 important regions in Romania, Muntenia and Transilvania through the... More 

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Elassona
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

It is difficult to describe the feeling when you almost climb just before the Balea Lac pass and look back and see all those curves and the amazing view.Especially when you climb up there with a loaded bicycle.My best cycle experience and of cource one of my best travell experience ever!!!

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Petah Tiqwa, HaMerkaz, Israel
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

It is a very special road going between the mountains and with an excellent scene view all the way to the top. I was there in July and experienced the lake with snow around me and clear sunny sky. wow!!!

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
12 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

the road from the Avrig side to the top is excellent for sightseeing and twisty roads, it's challenging and rewarding, there are numerous stops enroute to the summit where food drink trinkets etc can be bought. on a nice day the views are stunning, but and it's a big but if you choose unwisely, as we did, to continue down... More 

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Warsaw, Poland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Really worth to see and if yore able even climb a little. Quite difficult road for driving by car, but definitely worth to see.

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Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
21 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Not for the faint of heart, this is a twisting, winding, narrow road which climbs high into the Transylvanian Alps. You definitely want to trust your driver, which we fortunately did. It was really something to see though, and I am very glad that we did the drive. On the other side, the fall foliage was jaw dropping and a... More 

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Stirlingshire, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Fantastic road, especially when the weather is right. Great views on both sides, would go again in a second.

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Oradea, Romania
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145 reviews 145 reviews
78 attraction reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Transfagarasan is the best road in Romania, and one of the most beautiful in the world, like The Top Gear guy's said.

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Munich, Germany
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76 reviews 76 reviews
17 attraction reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 via mobile

If it's really the most beautiful road in the world (according to Top Gear) I don't know and it really doesn't matter. What us sure: This is one of the roads to take for stunning views. The trees in autumn colors, the blue sky and a good car - I was fortunate enough to be able to experience the Transfagarasan... More 

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