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Transfagarasan Highway Tours and Activities

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Famous enough to feature on the UK motor showTop Gear but remote enough that traffic jams won’t be a problem, Transfagarasan Highway might just be “the best road in the world” as Top Gear host Jeremy Clarkson claimed. Despite hairpin bends, and sheer drops off rocky cliffs, this route rewards tourists with spectacular scenery.

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4-Day Private Tour in Transylvania from Bucharest

4-Day Private Tour in Transylvania from Bucharest

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Avoid the tourist crowds and discover Transylvania’s historic landmarks on a 4-day private tour from Bucharest. Visit iconic attractions including Peleș Castle, Bran Castle, and the Saxon Villages of Viscri and Malancrav, transferring with ease between sites via air-conditioned vehicle. Benefit from your guide’s undivided attention for intimate insight into the region, and avoid hidden costs with entrance fees, breakfast, and three nights’ accommodation included as per itinerary.
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  • 4 days
  • Taking safety measures
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$715.00
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$715.00
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Small-Group Day trip Transfagarasan road and Poienari Fortress from Brasov

Small-Group Day trip Transfagarasan road and Poienari Fortress from Brasov

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Hailed as one of Europe’s most beautiful roads, the Transfagarasan Highway is must-do during your time in Romania. Beginning in Brasov, this 10-hour tour takes you to spectacular Transylvania sites such as Balea Lake and Waterfall, the Vidraru Dam, and Poienari Fortress, where you'll ascend 1,500 steps to the castle's hilltop perch. Absorb magical views of the Fagaras Mountains and enjoy the convenience of hotel pickup and drop-off in Brasov on this small-group tour, limited to 7 people.  Please note: The Transfagarasan Road is partially closed. Reopening late June 2018. 
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$83.37
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$83.37
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Transfagarasan Highroad Tour from Brasov (warm season)

Transfagarasan Highroad Tour from Brasov (warm season)

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Tailored to the needs of travelers with limited time in Romania, this full-day tour of the Transfagarasan Highway allows you to tick off ten Transylvania highlights in only one day. Departing from Brasov, you’ll visit natural wonders, including the Bâlea Waterfall, and Vidraru Dam, and explore cultural landmarks such as Dragoslavele Mausoleum, Curtea de Argeș Monastery, and Poienari Castle. Admire the ethereal beauty of the Transfagarasan Highway, hailed as one of the world’s most picturesque roads, and enjoy the convenience of hotel pickup and drop-off in Brasov.
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  • 9 to 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$90.62
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$90.62
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Private Day Trip True Castles of Vlad Dracula and Transfagarasan Road

Private Day Trip True Castles of Vlad Dracula and Transfagarasan Road

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Uncover the true history of Dracula inspiration Vlad the Impaler on this private full-day tour to sites with authentic connections to the bloodthirsty prince. Departing from Bucharest, visit the royal court of Vlad Tepes at Targoviste and climb to the top of crumbling Poenari Castle — known as the real ‘Dracula’s castle.’ You’ll also visit the former capital of Wallachia at Curtea de Arges to admire its medieval fortress, monastery and church. Throughout the day, learn about the life and legends of this captivating figure from your knowledgeable guide.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$107.54
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$107.54
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TRANSFAGARASAN & BALEA LAKE e-Bike TOUR

TRANSFAGARASAN & BALEA LAKE e-Bike TOUR

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We are going to start cycling from low altitude at a small market from where we will have a magnificent view over Mount Fagaras and Balea Waterfall . After few kilometres we will get into the most interesting mountain highway builded in Romania in the years of comunism . The views displayed during the trip are amazing , the mountains that surround the way show their majestic peaks during the whole way . We will see in the way up , much closer to our eyes , the Balea Waterfall and after a while we will reach the top at altitude 2034 where a peasant market and the well known Balea Lake will be displayed . After visiting all the interesting touristic points a descent full of adrenaline back to the starting place will follow . Please be aware that during the winter the transportation to the lake is possible by cablecar only .
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  • 6 hours
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$119.62
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$119.62

Transfăgărășan - the highway over the Carpathian Mountains, Private tour

Transfăgărășan - the highway over the Carpathian Mountains, Private tour

This is a private day trip from Bucharest to Transfăgărășan highway. The Transfăgărășan is a paved mountain road crossing the Carpathian Mountains, is the second-highest paved road in the country with an altitude of 2,042 metres (6,699 ft). The road also provides access to Bâlea Lake a glacier lake situated at 2,034 m of altitude. Here we will benefit from the fresh air and low temperature, admire the view of Trasnsilvania and have lunch. On the way back we will admire Bâlea waterfall, we'll stop at the Vidraru Dam to refresh us. It is very possible to meet brown bears on the route. We will make another stop at the most beautiful monastery in Wallachia called the Court of Arges. This place houses the tombs of the four kings of Romania. On our way we will be able to see on a mountaintop a fortress built by Vlad the Impaler. This is Poienari fortress.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$120.83
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$120.83
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Half Day Tour to Balea Lake and Clay Castle in Fairy Valley

Half Day Tour to Balea Lake and Clay Castle in Fairy Valley

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Highlights: Enjoy the view of the amazing Transfagarasan Road Have a lunch near Balea glacial Lake Visit the unique Clay Castle in Fairy Valley
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  • 8 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$64.45
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$64.45
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The Road in the Sky: Transfagarasan Highway Day Trip from Bucharest

The Road in the Sky: Transfagarasan Highway Day Trip from Bucharest

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Cruise along one of Europe's most scenic mountain roads on a day trip to the Transfagarasan Road—an alpine pass featuring countless switchbacks and spectacular views of the Southern Carpathians. Along the way, delve into medieval Romanian history and legends at the Curtea de Arges monastery and royal court, and breathe in the fresh mountain air while admiring views of the Vidraru Dam. Enjoy the expertise of a local guide make for an unforgettable Romanian road trip.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$111.54
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$111.54

Private two days getaway trip to Brasov, Sighisoara & Sibiu from Bucharest

Private two days getaway trip to Brasov, Sighisoara & Sibiu from Bucharest

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Travelers staying in Bucharest who want to explore Transylvania will enjoy this two-day tour. Visit the famous Bran Castle—upon which Bram Stoker based Dracula’s castle in his novel—as well as other cities and sites of interest. Learn all about the history and culture of Romania and the beautiful Transylvanian region. This is a great introductory tour that packs a lot of sights into a short time.
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$433.78
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$433.78
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Private Transfagarasan Road Scenic Tour from Bucharest

Private Transfagarasan Road Scenic Tour from Bucharest

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Escape the hustle and bustle of the capital and discover one of the world’s most scenic drives on a private day tour of the Transfagarasan road from Dubrovnik, stopping off along the way to explore Curtea de Argeș Monastery, Poenari Castle, Vidraru Dam, and a chalet on Bâlea Lake. Relax with round-trip transfer from your Bucharest hotel, and avoid hidden costs with entrance fees included in the price.
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  • 10 to 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$210.06
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$210.06
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Tour to Balea Lake, Avrig and Carta

Tour to Balea Lake, Avrig and Carta

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Experience some of Transylvania's lesser-known natural and cultural treasures on this full-day combo tour from Sibiu. Take the scenic alpine Transfagarasan highway, one of Europe's highest road, into the Fagaras Mountains, where you'll hike to the glacial Balea Lake. Admire the diverse architecture of Romania at the Gothic Cistercian Abbey near Cârţa and the stately 18th-century Brukenthal Palace, a masterwork of Baroque style.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$114.79
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$114.79
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Explore Transylvania Tour 4 days

Explore Transylvania Tour 4 days

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Most multi-day tours take place with groups, which can be inconvenient for travelers who want flexibility and privacy. This tour, which packs in a ton of Transylvania highlights, gives the best of both worlds: it’s a 4-day journey with a private guide. Visit churches, castles, capitals, mountains, and more.
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  • 4 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$784.24
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6-Days Transylvania & Wooden Churches of Maramures from Bucharest

6-Days Transylvania & Wooden Churches of Maramures from Bucharest

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Discover enchanting sites, spectacular landscapes, landmarks and traditions that endured over time in the beautiful regions in Romania, Transylvania and Maramures. This 6-days private tour takes you through the Carpathian Mountains and on to the Transylvanian plain as it shows you legendary castles and Wooden Churches  of Maramures nowadays UNESCO Heritage sites.
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  • 6 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$1,208.31
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$1,208.31
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Day Tour to Transfăgărășan and Vidraru Dam

Day Tour to Transfăgărășan and Vidraru Dam

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The Transfăgărășan is a paved mountain road crossing the southern section of the Carpathian Mountains of Romania. According to TopGear it is the "best road in the world". Join us on a full day tour to see the beauty of the spectacular Făgăraș Mountains and learn how the Transfăgărășan Road was built. Enjoy a brief stop at Bâlea Lake and afterwards we head towards Vidraru Dam an imposing 166 meters high dam. On our way back to Sibiu we'll make a quick stop to visit the Clay Castle.
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  • 7 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$148.72
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$148.72
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4-Day Inside Transylvania & Transfagarasan Tour from Bucharest

4-Day Inside Transylvania & Transfagarasan Tour from Bucharest

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Discover medieval citadels, spectacular natural landscapes and traditions that endured over time in one of the most beautiful regions in the world, Transylvania. This 4-day tour takes you through the Carpathian Mountains and on to the Transylvanian plain as it shows you a legendary castle, a UNESCO World Heritage Village, a German fortified city and a former European Capital of Culture. Experience the traditions of Transylvania, its delicious cuisine and the German heritage that shaped the places on the way from the Middle Ages until today.
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  • 4 days
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$669.22
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$669.22
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 Private Tour Bucharest to Transfagarasan Road Poenari Castle Vidraru Dam by Van

Private Tour Bucharest to Transfagarasan Road Poenari Castle Vidraru Dam by Van

Escape the hustle and bustle of the capital and discover one of the world’s most scenic drives on a private day tour of the Transfagarasan road from Bucharest, stopping off along the way to explore Curtea de Argeș Monastery, Poenari Castle, Vidraru Dam, and a chalet on Bâlea Lake. Relax with round-trip transfer from your Bucharest hotel, and avoid hidden costs with entrance fees included in the price.
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  • 14 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$539.56
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$539.56
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Private Tour from Bucharest to Transfagarasan Road Poenari Castle Vidraru Dam

Private Tour from Bucharest to Transfagarasan Road Poenari Castle Vidraru Dam

Escape the hustle and bustle of the capital and discover one of the world’s most scenic drives on a private day tour of the Transfagarasan road from Bucharest, stopping off along the way to explore Curtea de Argeș Monastery, Poenari Castle, Vidraru Dam, and a chalet on Bâlea Lake. Relax with round-trip transfer from your Bucharest hotel, and avoid hidden costs with entrance fees included in the price.
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  • 14 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$338.80
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$338.80
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Vlad the Impaler Castle - Poenari Citadel & Transfăgărășan highway, Private Tour

Vlad the Impaler Castle - Poenari Citadel & Transfăgărășan highway, Private Tour

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This is a private tour which will show you the real castle of Vlad the Impaler (Poenari Citadel) located on a top of a mountain. On the list is also the first capital of Romania (Curtea de Argeș) and we will visit a beautiful monastery where are the tombs of the last four kings of Romania. After we will relax at Vidraru Lake and Vidraru Dam. Transfagarasan Highway is the most beautiful road in Romania which will take us to Balea glaciar lake at more then 2000 meters altitude.
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  • 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$132.91
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$132.91
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One day tour Transfagarasan , Balea waterfall, Fagaras fortress from Brasov

One day tour Transfagarasan , Balea waterfall, Fagaras fortress from Brasov

PRIVATE TOUR Transfagarasan road - built as a strategic military route, it is the highest (2042m) and most dramatic paved road in Romania. It runs North to South across the highest sections of the Carpathian Mountains. The road connects the historic regions of Transylvania and Wallachia. Fagaras mountains – the highest mountains of Romania and the Carpathian range with highest peak Moldoveanu -2544m. Balea Lac is a natural glacier lake at 2040m, 360 meters long, 240 meters wide and 11 meters deep Balea Waterfall with its 60 meters height it is one of the most famous waterfalls in Romania
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$71.29
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$71.29
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Transylvania Trip: Dracula's Castle, Brașov, Sighișoara, Biertan, Sibiu, 5 days

Transylvania Trip: Dracula's Castle, Brașov, Sighișoara, Biertan, Sibiu, 5 days

Transylvania is home to some of Europe's best-preserved medieval towns, most notably: - Brașov city, featuring Old Saxon architecture and citadel ruins; - Sibiu city with its cobblestone streets and pastel-colored houses; - Sighișoara city, adorned with a hilltop citadel, secret passageways and a 14th century clock tower. Tiny shops offer antiques and fine hand-made products by local artisans and artists. Visitors to Transylvania will also encounter stunning castles such Bran, near Brasov, - a Gothic fairy-tale structure, often associated with 15th century Walachian Prince Vlad Tepes, the inspiration for Bram Stoker's Dracula.
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  • 5 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$724.99
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$724.99
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7-Days Grand Romania tour from Bucharest

7-Days Grand Romania tour from Bucharest

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Explore Romania and it’s main regions of Transylvania, Bucovina and Maramures on a 7-Days Complete tour from Bucharest. With your guide, you’ll encounter some of the most unspoiled regions in Eastern Europe, home to the legend-steeped Carpathian Mountains and a cluster of UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Highlights include Bran Castle (Dracula’s Castle), the historical city of Brasov, Wooden Churches of Maramures, Local Homemade food, UNESCO Painted Monasteries of Bucovina, Sibiu a European Capital of Culture, Corvin Castle a medieval castle and the UNESCO-listed Painted Monasteries of Bucovina. This complete tour also offers four-star hotel accommodation that is included through the tour.
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  • 7 days
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$1,449.97
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$1,449.97
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Private day trip to Transfagarasan Highway from Bucharest

Private day trip to Transfagarasan Highway from Bucharest

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Romania’s mountains are known for their landmarks and legends, but navigating the area alone can be tricky. Discover iconic sights including the Curtea de Argeș Monastery, Poenari Citadel, and Transfăgărășan mountain highway on a day tour from Bucharest, and benefit from hassle-free round-trip transfer from your hotel, as well as more the personalized service of your small-group guide.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$169.16
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$169.16
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Balkan trip: Romania Bulgaria Macedonia Kosovo Muntenegro Croatia Bosnia Serbia

Balkan trip: Romania Bulgaria Macedonia Kosovo Muntenegro Croatia Bosnia Serbia

In this private tour you will see most of the Balkan countries. You will have the opportunity to visit: - Bucharest the capital of România - Veliko Tarnovo the former capital of Bulgaria - Sofia the capital of Bulgaria - Skopje the capital of Macedonia - Pristina the capital of Kosovo - Podgotita the capital of Muntenegro - Budva city of Muntenegro on the shore at Adriatic sea. - Dubrovnik city of Croatia on the Shore at Adriatic sea. - Sarajevo capital of Bosnia & Hetegovina - Belgrad capital of Serbia - Novi-Sad city of Serbia - Timișoara city of Romania - Sibiu city of Romania - Bucharest the capital of Romania
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  • 12 days
  • Taking safety measures
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$2,416.62
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$2,416.62
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Transfagarasan Mountain Highway - Brasov - Private Tour Experience

Transfagarasan Mountain Highway - Brasov - Private Tour Experience

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We are proud to take you on a private tour of the most famous landmarks located in the Arges and Sibiu county and experience the Transfagarasan highway, named by Top Gear's Jeremy Clarkson "the most spectacular mountain road". You will be able to take unique pictures and learn very interesting facts on the places you will visit. Please feel free to ask questions on this tour, we will be more than happy to provide additional information!
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$161.12
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$161.12
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Should I book Transfagarasan Highway tickets in advance?
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Transfagarasan Highway can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund. See all 71 Transfagarasan Highway tickets and tours on Viator.
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How much does it cost to visit Transfagarasan Highway 2021?
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Transfagarasan Highway costs USD 36.25. Guided Transfagarasan Highway tours start around USD 36.25 per person. See all 71 Transfagarasan Highway tickets and tours on Viator.
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