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Transfagarasan Highway and Curtea de Arges Tour from Bucharest

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    Stop At: Curtea de Arges Monastery, Str. Basarabilor nr. 1, Curtea de Arges 115300 Romania

    Yur first stop is in the town Curtea de Arges, nestled at the bottom of the Fagaras Mountains. Here you visit one of the most remarkable monasteries in Romania, which dates from the 18th century and resembles a stone fortress.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Poienari Castle, Arefu Romania

    Next, make a new stop at the foot of the Poenari Citadel, a stronghold that became famous due to the legend of Dracula.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Pass By: Transfagarasan Highway, Dn 7C Sibiu and Arges County, Curtea de Arges 115300 Romania

    Enter Romania's most beautiful road, named by the television show Top Gear as "the best road in the world." The Transfagarasan is the second-highest road in Romania, reaching as high as to 6,673 feet (2,034 meters) at Balea Lake

    Stop At: Balea Glacier Lake, Fagaras Mountains Bâlea Lake Romania Romania

    Here you have an hour and a half break to enjoy the beauty of the surroundings. You can take a hike around the area or, at your  own expense, take a cable car trip between Balea Lake and Balea Waterfall or have lunch in one of the chalets.

    Duration: 2 hours
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    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Departure Time
    8am
    Duration
    10h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Transport in an air-conditioned car, minivan, or bus
    • Licensed English-speaking guide
    • Guided tours for all sites
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    Exclusions
    • Food and drinks
    • Gratuities
    • Cable car ride
    • Entry/Admission - Curtea de Arges Monastery
    • Entry/Admission - Poienari Castle
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • A minimum of two people per booking is required
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    I cannot speak highly enough about Alina and my tour to the Transfagarasan Highway. The trip itself was breathtaking (I have been recommending Romania to everyone I know since I went!) and Alina was kind enough to help with photos and gifts for back home....More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank sara h
    Reviewed 2 June 2019

    It was really nice ! Nice program , nice people , nice places , nice athmospfere ! The team was very profesional , reliable and funny . The stories of quide so intersting and pleasent ! Really nice experience ! I recomande this company !...More

    Date of experience: July 2018
    1  Thank Florina B
    Alina B, Owner at Authentic Romania, responded to this reviewResponded 3 June 2019

    Thank you for your kind review! We are happy to know you enjoyed our tour. Best wishes to you from sunny Bucharest!

    Reviewed 6 September 2018

    Robert was very friendly and stopped us in all the good photo spots. Wish I would have known earlier that they can pick you up from the airport and take you on a tour straight away.More

    Date of experience: September 2018
    Thank VLOOOOOD
    Alina B, Owner at Authentic Romania, responded to this reviewResponded 25 March 2019

    Thank you so much for your review and we are glad you enjoyed the tour! I am happy to see you enjoyed it so much and it sure was a pleasure for us to meet you and great fun to show you around the country...More

    Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

    An absolutely fantastic day travelling along the Transfagarasan highway. Alina, our guide, was very informative and knowledgeable in regards to the sites on this tour and was also very flexible in allowing us to spend as much time as we wanted to soak in the...More

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    Alina B, Owner at Authentic Romania, responded to this reviewResponded 25 March 2019

    Thank you so much for your review and we are glad you enjoyed the tour! I am happy to see you enjoyed it so much and it sure was a pleasure for us to meet you and great fun to show you around the country...More

    Reviewed 24 October 2017

    Excellent day spent travelling on the Transfagarasan Highway. Our guide Alina was very knowledgeable and made the journey a pleasure. The scenery and the autumn colours were spectacular on the lower parts of the mountains and the glacial lake and the views of the grey...More

    Date of experience: October 2017
    1  Thank marybowie26
    Alina B, Owner at Authentic Romania, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2017

    Dear Ms Mary, Thank you so much for your kind words and thoughts :) It was also a pleasure for us to do this tour and a perfect moment to enjoy the autumn colors in the mountains. It was a great day! I wish you...More

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