Transalpina, the highest 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.


Transfăgărăşan, a thrilling ride through Dracula 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 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.

Romanian high altitude roads

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.

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%).