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Transfagarasan Road - one day trip from Bucharest

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Stop At: Curtea de Arges Monastery, Bulevardul Basarabilor 1, Curtea de Arges 115300 Romania

The Cathedral from Curtea de Arges is the burial place for Romanians kings and queens. King Carol I and King Ferdinand and their queens Elisabeth and Mary are buried in the main church, and King Carol II, King Michael, and Queen Anne are buried in a new chappel. Also here we discover the legend behind the sacrifice of Manole, the builder.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Poienari Castle, Arefu Romania

The real fortress of Dracula, located in Arefu village, Poienari is on the top of the mountain. We have to climb 1480 steps to rich the fortress, but it is not so hard as you expect. Sometimes the access is forbidden due to brown bears attacks. Otherwise, we cand see it from the road.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Vidraru Dam, Arges River between Fruntii Mountains and Ghitu mountains, Curtea de Arges 117040 Romania

One of the biggest dams in Romania, Vidraru was built on the Arges river to control it. Now here we produce annual energy of 400 GWh.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Transfagarasan Highway, Dn 7C Sibiu and Arges County, Curtea de Arges 115300 Romania

"The most beautiful road in the world" - Jeremy Clarkson (BBC - Top Gear). Built by Nicolae Ceausescu as the secret road for the army, in the 70s, now is a tourist attraction. Is open only from 1st of July to the 1st of November. During winter and spring, we can go to the highest point only by cable car.

Duration: 2 hours
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
We pick up from any hotel from Bucharest

Airports

  • Otopeni Intl Airport, Bucharest Romania
Departure Time
7:30 AM
Duration
12h
Inclusions
  • Bottled water
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Parking Fees
  • Fuel surcharge
Exclusions
  • Entrance fees
  • Lunch
  • Entry/Admission - Curtea de Arges Monastery
  • Entry/Admission - Poienari Castle
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Key Details
  • Duration: 12h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English
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