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Transfagarasan Highway

Dn 7C | Sibiu and Arges County, Curtea de Arges 115300, Romania
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  • Excellent84%
  • Very good11%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“balea lake” (38 reviews)
“top gear” (52 reviews)
“cable car” (21 reviews)
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Dn 7C | Sibiu and Arges County, Curtea de Arges 115300, Romania
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"balea lake"
in 38 reviews
"top gear"
in 52 reviews
"cable car"
in 21 reviews
"amazing road"
in 20 reviews
"north side"
in 11 reviews
"jeremy clarkson"
in 10 reviews
"amazing views"
in 13 reviews
"driving experience"
in 7 reviews
"scenic drive"
in 6 reviews
"day trip"
in 12 reviews
"avoid weekends"
in 6 reviews
"many places"
in 6 reviews
"hairpin bends"
in 6 reviews
"visit romania"
in 9 reviews
"amazing experience"
in 7 reviews
"highest point"
in 5 reviews
"early in the morning"
in 5 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It is a must-visit if you want to come in Romania during the summer. Breathtaking view, one of the most spectacular roads in the country, and why not, in the world. The maximum speed you can reach is about 40km/h (25 miles/h). The road is...More

2  Thank Alexandra D
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Reviewed March 5, 2018

It's an experience not to be missed, whether you're driving or a passenger. Make sure your car has power steering (I had an old banger and my shoulders were stiff for days afterwards!) to deal with all the bends. The road on the Sibiu side...More

2  Thank helveticabold2008
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Reviewed January 29, 2018

For me, a car is just a conveyance for getting from point A to point B and I'm not into Top Gear. So, all the car talk almost turned me off this road, because I imagined it would be cluttered with people in sports cars...More

2  Thank Jennifer M
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Reviewed December 25, 2017

Jeremy Clarkson sayd that this is the best road in the world, and he is totally right. You should add it to the bucket list.

Thank Monica G
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Reviewed December 22, 2017

A truely amazing road with breath taking views. My wife and i did this road when we drove from Ukraine to Montenegro and we hope to do it again soon - absolutely fantastic. Also there is a great little tourist point at the start which...More

3  Thank GrahamInnes78
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Reviewed December 7, 2017

This road has the reputation of being one of the best roads in the world. It's all true! From start to finish, it's an epic drive. Just please do not think this road is only the little bit where 'Top Gear' went. It takes hours...More

3  Thank Graeme L
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Reviewed November 18, 2017

Can't forget that trip, my daughter was scarred from the bears and refuse to go.. after sometimes on the track, with the awesome view and the fresh air she said it's the most beautiful day of her life.. amazing route that takes you up to...More

3  Thank GalYoCityCracker
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Reviewed November 16, 2017

Easily done on a day trip from Sibiu, I would strongly recommend renting a car for the day - ideally from gorgeous Sibiu - and driving the highway. Renting a car for a day in Romania isn't expensive and you'll have so much more flexibility....More

4  Thank Brogan J
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Reviewed November 8, 2017 via mobile

Great, great, great road! To drive on Transfagarasan is a real experience and a great souvenir!!!!!!

1  Thank costiM01
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Reviewed November 2, 2017

i'm thankful that i had the privilege of driving this magnificent and crazy road. definitely the best scenic road i know. we drove it all - up to balea lake, then through the tunnel to the other side, got down to vidraru lake and dam...More

1  Thank Assaf S
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Trevor H
April 17, 2018|
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Response from Monica G | Reviewed this property |
Hello Trevor, usually the road opens in June. According to the official website the road is schedule to open in 30 June 2018. I hope you are lucky and the road opens early. The road closes at Balea Waterfall and from there... More
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Georgina N
February 8, 2018|
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Response from 4-L-3-X-4-N-0-3-R | Reviewed this property |
Hi, the road is closed until July. Go to Cârțişoara and take the cable car to the top.
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c5678h
January 9, 2018|
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Response from 4-L-3-X-4-N-0-3-R | Reviewed this property |
hi, the road opens in July. Go to Cartisoara and from there take the cablecar to the top. You'll see only the north part of the road/mountain. maybe you'll find the tunnel open and cross it by foot to the south side. Enjoy... More
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