Carpathian Mountain Roads

Bucharest, Romania, Europe

"The most amazing road we have ever seen" said Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May from Top Gear about Transfagarasanu! A great motorcycle tour on a perfect road, legends and castles!

Organised by Ride In Romania

Carpathian Mountain Roads


Itinerary

DAY 1: Bucharest arrival
Welcome in Romania!
Welcome in Romania! We will pick you up from the airport and bring you to the hotel. The hotel is situated in the center of Bucharest, a city with a vibrating culture, art galleries, museums and a busy night life. Known as ‘Little Paris’ and it’s reputation for the high life, Romania's largest city and capital Bucharest, offers a historical charm, a large number of museums, art galleries, exquisite Orthodox churches and unique architectural sites. We start our visit with the Parliament Palace (formerly called the People's Palace).Build within Nicolae Ceausescu’s vision, the Parliament Palace provides 3.76 million square feet and it is considered as the world's second largest building after the U.S. Pentagon. In the evening we will have a welcome special dinner organized by us and we will discuss the details of our tour.

DAY 2 : Bucharest – Sinaia – Predeal Pass - Bran
We live behind a cultural capital and ride our motorcycles towards a city with famous legends and castles. We continue our visit with Peles Castle build by the Kind Carol the 1st between 1866 – 1914 and decorated by the famous J. D. Heymann from Hamburg, August Bembé from Mainz and Berhard Ludwig from Viena decorators. The former royal residence is the most beautiful residences in Europe with 160 rooms, all of them opulently decorated and spend the night in Dracula’s city. We visit Bran Castel, the castle where the myth of Dracula was born and learn about inspired stories about the well known vampire, Dracula.

DAY 3: Bran – Sighisoara - Vlahita Pass – Sibiu
We continue our motorcycle tour to the old and ancient Sighisoara city. We ride on narrow streets and listen great stories about the place where Print Vlad of the Impaler, known as Count Dracula was born. We visit the ancient Sighisoara fortified citadel together with The Clock Tower, The Torture Room and The Medieval Weapon Collection.We spend the night in the ancient city listening the famous legends of Dracula.

DAY 4 : Sibiu – Urdele Pass - Transalpina Road – Horezu
We continue our motorcycle tour through Transalpina, highest mountain road from the entire Carpathian Mountain chain. We ride on fantastic roads and beautiful serpentines at 2145 meters; make pictures of the beautiful landscape of Transalpina road. It is a perfect play ground for demanding motorcyclists.

DAY 5: Horezu – Transfagarsan Road - Balea Lake – Bran
We ride now through Transfagarasan road, 91 km just perfect for motor riding! Build at 2042 meters altitude over Fagaras Mountains which are the highest mountains in Romania, Transfagarasan road offers the most spectacular landscape in Europe! Open to the public only 2 months per year due to cold weather, Transfagarasan was called by Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May from Top Gear as “the most amazing road we have ever seen”! We admire at the end of the road an incredible lake called Balea Lake which is laying in the middle of the mountains and make perfect pictures...

DAY 6 : Bran – Rasnov Pass - Cheia Pass – Bucharest
Another day in the mountains with beautiful landscape and spectacular roads… we continue our journey to Bucharest. We will enjoy our goodbye dinner and share our perfect moments about our motorcycle tour..

DAY 7: Bucharest departures
Flight home or drive home

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