World's best road trip according to Top Gear
On the top of the Carpathians. Breathtaking views. Stunning scenery. Awesome driving road. A glimpse into Romania's culture and history.
Transfagarasan road was voted by Top Gear as the most beautiful road in the world. If you don't want to miss it, the Transfagarasan road tour is perfect to discover this spectacular route. On the way to Transfagarasan you can also visit Curtea de Arges monastery, a beautiful church with a dark story, Poienari fortress, the ruins of Vlad the Impaler’s castle and Vidraru dam.
Transfagarasan is one of the most famous roads in Romania, well known in Europe, because of the height it was built at, beautiful landscapes and numerous switchbacks.
Transfagarasan ranks second as altitude in the mountain roads top in Romania, reaching 2042 m near Lake Balea, right after Transalpina in Parang which goes up to 2145 m.
It has a length of about 151 km, links Transylvania and Wallachia, crossing the highest mountains in Romania - Fagaras Mountains in Arges and Sibiu.