A paved mountain road to Harghita-Madaras in Romania

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


Is the road to Harghita-Madaras in Romania paved?

Set high in the Harghita mountain range, in the Eastern Carpathians of Romania, the road to the summit was recently paved. It’s pretty steep, with a lot of turns, and features many narrow sections.

Why is Harghita-Madaras in Romania famous?

The summit hosts a ski resort, a hotel, and the Harghita Madaras chalet, built in 1941 with the Hungarian government's support.

How long is Harghita-Madaras in Romania?

Tucked away in the center of the country, the road is 33.8 km (21 miles) long, running from Sub Cetate to Vlăhița. Traffic jams are common.