Transalpina

Transalpina is the highest paved road in Romania

Transalpina (DN67C) is the name of a very exciting drive with breathtaking views located in central Romania. Running through the Carpathian Mountains, it’s one of the famous Romanian high altitude roads.

TransRarau

TransRarau is a beautiful Alpine road in Romania

TransRarau ‘The Treasures’ Road’ is the name of a very scenic drive located in Suceava County, in the southern portion of the historical region of Bukovina in Romania. It’s one of the Romanian high altitude roads.

Pasul Prislop

A paved road with holes to the Pasul Prislop

Prislop Pass is a mountain pass at an elevation of 1.416m (4,646ft) above the sea level, in the Eastern Carpathians, in northern Romania. The pass is traversed by the DN 18 road.

Transfăgărăşan

Transfăgărăşan is a thrilling ride through Dracula's territory

Transfăgărăşan (DN7C) is the most dramatic and second-highest paved road in Romania. Spooky dark tunnels (the longest is more than 800 meters and pitch black), plus endless twists and turns make for a thrilling ride through Dracula territory. 90 km road riding up, over 5 km serpentines, over 80 hairpin curves, 5 tunnels and over 500 small bridges.

Pasul Vulcan

Driving the historical Pasul Vulcan

Pasul Vâlcan is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.614m (5,295ft) above the sea level, located on the boundary of Hunedoara and Gorj counties, in Romania.

Dambovicioara Gorges

A narrow road through the Dambovicioara Gorges

Located in the north-eastern part of Argeş County, in Romania, Cheile Dâmbovicioarei is a gorge carved by the the Dambovicioara River.

Romanian high altitude roads

Driving the best Romanian high altitude roads

Romania has some amazing roads, real tourist destinations by themselves, which are part of any list of the world's most spectacular roads. Whether it's racing through the Carpathian Mountains or ambling along the Danube River, Romania offers countless picturesque views from the road.

Pasul Urdele

Urdele Pass is one of the hardest climbs in Eastern Europe

Pasul Urdele is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.145m (7,037ft) above the sea level, located on the boundary of Valcea and Gorj counties in Romania. It’s said to be the highest paved road of the country.

Pasul Ciumarna

Pasul Ciumarna, a paved road in the Carpathians mountains

Ciumarna pass is a mountain pass at an elevation of 1.109m (3,638ft) above the sea level, located in Suceava County, in the historical region of Bukovina, in north-eastern Romania.

Pasul Bâlea

Bâlea Pass is the highest point on the Transfăgărăşan

Pasul Bâlea is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.042m (6,699ft) above the sea level, located on the boundary of Argeș and Sibiu counties of Romania.

Pasul Ghimeș

An Unforgettable Drive to Ghimeș Pass in Romania

Pasul Ghimeș is a mountain pass at an elevation of 1.154m (3,786ft) above the sea level, located in Bacău County, Romania.

Road DN66A

Road DN66A: 100 turns in 20km

DN66A is a very challenging road located in western Romania. The road is mostly gravel and links the towns of Petroșani and Tatu. The road is very rough--only try driving it in a 2wd car, if you're planning to buy a new car.

Highest roads of Romania

Highest roads of Romania

Located in Southeastern Europe, bordering the Black Sea, Romania is a pretty mountainous country. There are 12 peaks over 2,500 m in the country. Its natural landscape is almost evenly distributed between mountains (31%), hills (33%), and plains (36%).

Harghita-Mădăraș

A paved mountain road to Harghita-Mădăraș in Romania

Madarasi-Hargita is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.624m (5,328ft) above the sea level, located in Harghita county, in eastern Transylvania, Romania.

Pasul Huta

A Driving Guide to Huta Pass

Pasul Huta is a mountain pass at an elevation of 581m (1,906ft) above the sea level, located in the northern region of Romania, near the Ukrainian border.

TransBucegi

TransBucegi is one of the most scenic drives in Romania

TransBucegi is one of the most scenic drives in Romania. Along the road you will feel the need for higher elevation, even fresher air and sweeping landscapes you can soak in some of Romania's most breathtaking vistas without even leaving your car. It’s one of the famous Romanian high altitude roads.

Pasul Buzău

Buzău Pass, a paved road in the Eastern Carpathians

Pasul Buzău is a mountain pass at an elevation of 642m (2,106ft) above the sea level, located in the Eastern Carpathians in Romania.

DJ685

The wild DJ685 Road

DJ685 is a 54km long paved road in Hunedoara county, Romania. The drive is pretty challenging.

Bicaz Gorge

Take the Scenic Route and Discover Bicaz Gorge in Romania

Bicaz Gorge is a very scenic canyon located on the boundary of Neamț and Harghita counties, in the historic region of Transylvania, in Romania. The road that slices through the gorges is among Romania’s most spectacular. This stunning gorge has a part that is so narrow that it is known as "The Neck Of Hell."

Pasul Mestecăniș

Pasul Mestecăniș, a sensational drive in Romania

Mestecanis Pass is a mountain pass at an elevation of 1.096m (3,595ft) above the sea level, located in Suceava County, north-eastern Romania.

Transursoaia Road

The Transursoaia, one of the Romanian high altitude roads

Transursoaia Road (DN1R) is a mountain road located in northern Romania, within the Apuseni Mountains. It’s one of the famous Romanian high altitude roads.

Pasul Tihuţa

Driving a Romanian classic road to Tihuța Pass

Pasul Tihuța is a mountain pass at an elevation of 1.201m (3,940ft) above the sea level, located in Bistrița-Năsăud County, in northern Transylvania, Romania.

Lacul Negovanu

A narrow zigzag road to Lacul Negovanu

Sharply winding and precipitous ascent in a a steep and narrow zig-zag road climbing up to Negovanu Lake, at an elevation of 1.150m (3,772ft) above the sea level, located in Sibiu County, in central Romania.

Curmătura Vidruţei

Guide to the Curmătura Vidruţei

Curmătura Vidruţei is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.589m (5,213ft) above the sea level located in Vâlcea County, Romania.

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