The road to the historic Rucar-Bran Pass

Pasul Rucar-Bran is a mountain pass at an elevation of 1.272m (4,173ft) above the sea level, located in Brașov County, Romania.

Pasul Rucar-Bran

The road to the summit is totally paved. It’s called DN73 (part of the E574). The pass is 18.0 km (11.18 miles) long, running from Podu Dâmboviței to Drumul Carului. The drive is very scenic with great views of the Bucegi Mountains. Known today mainly for its beautiful landscapes, the road was for centuries a historical access route between Southern Romania and Transylvania.