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Romania - Mythical Routes of the Carpathians

7 days / 6 nights
Romania - With a road-book
Without guide - Mobile app

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~1381 £ [1599 €] per pers.

Far from dusty clichés, today Romania offer you, a rich face of modernity and tradition.

This tour will make you discover the center of the country, in the heart of the Carpathians, a region proud of the beauty of its landscapes.

As a highlight, discover two magnificent roads: the Transalpina (which culminates at 2200m) and the Transfagarasan, made famous by the "Top Gear" program.

A paradise for bends lovers!

Trip available with our digital road-book.

Your day by day program

1
Welcome to Cluj

Arrival in Cluj and transfer to Turda.
Spend a night in the city of Turda in a 4* hotel.

2
Apuseni Mountains

Pick up of the motorcycles and departure for the Apuseni, beautiful mountains with more than 400 caves and exceptional greenery.

Salt and gold mines exploited by the Romans are obligatory stops on this stage made of encounters and discoveries.

Two options are available: 175 km of road or 195 km of road including 25 km of rolling track.

Spend a night in a magnificent 5* hotel in the heart of the historic city center.

3
Transalpina

The Transalpina is waiting for us! It is the highest in the entire Carpathian chain, from Poland to Serbia.

It is also known as the "King's Route", because it was built in 1938 on the initiative of King Carol II of Romania, who together inaugurated it by a walk with his royal family.

Today, we are the ones who will be doing this long zigzag with our motorbikes.
Visit to the monastery of Horezu and the potter's house which they be worth while (UNESCO heritage).

This superb day ends with a night in an old restored manor house - a 4* accommodation with a beautiful swimming pool.

Approximately 190 to 220 km by motorbike (with an option to avoid the expressway).

4
Transfagarasan

Here is the mythical road that everyone is waiting for, the Transfagarasan, which stretches over 90 km.

This road where the bends never stop is the landmark of motorcyclists of all origins. Along the way, we will be able to see the princely church of St. Nicholas de Curtea de Arges, Cetatea Poienari, the ruins of an ancient 15th century fortification of Vlad the Impaler, the character behind the legend of Dracula.


Spend a night in comfortable accomodation in Carta or Cartisoara.
Approximately 190 km.

5
On the lands of Dracula...

Passing through the famous Bran Castle, better known as Dracula Castle.

Then the road continues to Brasov, before reaching the village of Viscri. It is a beautiful village and its listed by UNESCO, for its houses and its fortified Saxon church.

It is a real pleasure to spend the evening there, tasting a homemade beer.

Approximately 210 km.

6
Sighisoara

Sighisoara is known as one of the most beautiful and preserved medieval cities in Europe. Registered with UNESCO, it is also the birthplace of Vlad Tepes (Vlad the Impaler), known as Vlad Dracula the Prince of Wallachia from 1456 to 1462.

It was him, who inspired the fictional creation of Bram Stoker, Count Dracula.

We will take a break in this village before reaching the bucolic Romanian countryside under the gaze of the storks, which will make us avoid the busy roads .

Approximately 180 km.

7
End of trip

Your trip ends after breakfast - Our team will take you back to the airport.

Departure board

For a better trip, our team advises you to leave between July and mid-October.

Technical information

Fact sheet
Starting point
  • Cluj
End
  • Cluj
Accommodation
  • Comfortable hotels from 3 to 5*.
    2 nights in a guesthouse.

    Accommodation on Day 6 can be in Turda or Cluj, depending on availability.
Number of people
  • From 2 persons
Level of difficulty
  • Distances up to 225 km per day with an average of 180 km per day.
Options
  •  Option Duo with Pillion       
    (included BMW G650GS) : 1€
  •  Option Duo / pers. 
    (included BMW G650GS) : 150€
  •  Option Solo in Shared Hosting / pers.
    (included BMW G650GS) : 150€
  • Option solo (individual room) / pers.
    (included BMW G650GS) : 400€

  • /!\ SELECT ONE OF PREVIOUS OPTION /!\ 

    INCLUDED - a motorbike type BMW G650GS 
    Résultat de recherche d'images pour "bmw F 650 GS 2019"

    /!\ EXTRA CHARGE /!\  CHOOSE ANOTHER BIKE THAN THE BMW G 650 GS : 1€

  • Rental of a motorbike type BMW F800GS
    Résultat de recherche d'images pour "BMW F 800 GS" : 140€
  • Rental of a motorbike type BMW 1200 GS
    : 260€
Included
  • Nights in quality accommodations (1 night in a 5* hotel - 2 nights in a 4* hotel - 1 night in a 3* hotel - 2 nights in a charming bed and breakfast)
  • All breakfasts
  • 3 dinners
  • Transfer from the airport to the first hotel
  • Transfer from the last hotel to the airport
Not included
  • Meals not mentioned
  • Drinks
  • The rental of the motorcycle.

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