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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We drove the Highway on the last day of October in our rental car. It was still open to traffic but most stalls were closed. We drove it easily and there were plenty of places to pull over. That being said, I have been told...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank pookiemurray
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

With amazing views, this highway meanders through the Fagarasi mountains, crossing them at over 2000 meters atlitude.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Vladimiramirela
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Been there 3 times. Nice view, specifically if you get there in a nice weather. The trip up there is not too long, but if you don't feel confident about your driving, then don't. The view might be scary for some people

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank csabadapp
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are many beautiful places on this Earth I know and I have seen few ,and one of them may well be the Transfagarasan . A stunning breath taking place . Something you need to go and see it if you’re loving the mountains and...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Pamantromanesc
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We started the road from the South, Great dive. Beautiful Fall Colors, twists and turns, Great stopover at Balae Lac.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank BlueToesTravel
Reviewed October 9, 2019 via mobile

A drive not to be missed with spectacular and varying views around every corner. Take your time and savor every view.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank movingon719
Reviewed October 8, 2019 via mobile

Yesterday we arrived in Bucharest . We grabbed our hire car and headed to Sibiu vide transfargan Highway . Lot of expectations and excitement about this road after the media attention . It didn’t let me down . Brillant from the start to finish. We...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed October 8, 2019

all preparation cannot really give you the right picture of what you are going to see, and the emotions you are going to have during the tour on this formidable route. exciting overwhelming, prepare for views out of this world..... and you might meet some...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank NATHAN1909
Reviewed October 4, 2019 via mobile

We hired our own car in Bucharest and did the route from the south on our way to Sibiu. Very spectacular, but not scary at all. Most people seem to go to top of pass from Sibiu side and return same way. Very little traffic...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Reviewed October 4, 2019

If you want to get to somewhere using this road then I'm going to stop you right there. Take time to enjoy the views and curvy roads. You will definitely encounter a lot of Dacia drivers on your way who have misplaced their accelerator pedal...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Uku S
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October 13, 2019|
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Response from dvirginica | Reviewed this property |
On Transfagarasan no but at Balea Lac, you can find traditional snacks at the stalls there like langos with cheese or cozonac Kurtos.
August 10, 2019|
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Response from PopisteanuG | Reviewed this property |
it's better to go from South to North, I mean from Bucharest to Sibiu, and in October the autumn colors of the forest would be so beautiful; the road would be opened till the end of October for the entire length, including... More