• Transylvania heritage and adventure cycling tour

 

Visit Brasov, the heart of Transylvania. Here you can do different day trips like through Postavarul Mountains up to Poiana Brasov ski resort (1030m) or explore the town. It is also close to the famous Bran castle (Dracula castle).

Cycle through forests with small mountain villages, to the foothills of the majestic Fagaras Mountains. Visit Sighisoara region, most famous for its Saxon fortified churches. Sighisoara is an old town considered to be one of the most beautiful and well preserved inhabited citadels in Europe, and a UNESCO World heritage site.

Cycle through hilly regions, peaceful roads, passing through agricultural lands, small villages and fortified churches. Ride the spectacular Transfagarasan road, with the alpine landscapes of the Fagaras Mountains. Pass the nearby cascading waterfalls of Balea and continue before climbing gradually until you reach the picturesque region of Balea Lake at 2030m.

Start biking downhill, exploring the Southern slopes of Fagaras Mountains and the spectacular Transfagarasan road, among nice forested areas, passing by few waterfalls and finish off in Curtea de Arges (one of the oldest towns in Romania).

A fantastic experience that will give you the best of the Carpathian Mountains and Transylvania by bike!

 

Location: Transylvania: Sinaia, Brasov, , Sighisoara, Sibiu, Balea and Curtea de Arges. Romania.
Best time to travel: From end of April to beginning of October.
Recommended stay: One week.
Suitable for how many people: From four to eight people.
Where you will stay: Guesthouse, mountain chalet and homestay.
Activities you can do: cycle from village to village, experience fortified churches, castles and other historical monuments…

The Transfagarasan road was built in the early 1970s as a strategic military route during the rule of Nicolae Ceaușescu. 


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