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Dn 7C | Sibiu and Arges County, Curtea de Arges 115300, Romania
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The route from sighisoara to primarily castle via thr transfagarsan highway is not to be missed. I started at 7:30 am from Brasov. First a trip to visit Sighisoara (1.5 to 2hrs) where Vlad Dracula (Vlad the impellers father) was borned. Then of to Poenari...More

Thank kanw2018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you read this, you probably already know what you're getting yourself into. Here are some things to be mindful of: - The road is closed during certain months - specifically in the Winter. Check the transfagarasan dot net site for updates on the state...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were lucky to see this wonder on a sunny, crisp, fall day, with leaves changing color and no traffic or crowds. The scenery is absolutely breathtaking. You must take your time and stop for short breaks to soak it in. The road condition is...More

Thank Elena552014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This road is in the Fagaras mountains, is starting in Cartisoara village and ends on Curtea de Arges city, this way I prefer to travel. The short part is in Sibiu county, but is the most spectacular part of the road, till Balea Lake. Then...More

Thank Addyna15
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you plan to be in Romania this is a must see. We were staying in nearby Sibiu for a few days in late September and had planned to do the highway. The day we arrived it was snowing in the mountains and there were...More

Thank Douglas N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

you could reach that road only five months a year, starting with 1st of July but what a joy for eyes, what a fall of adrenaline, that is that road it's a very nice area, offering history, royalty to Curtea de Arges Monastery, into the...More

Thank PopisteanuG
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went through this road as we wanted to get to Bălea Lac. The way up is interesting as you can see how you get more and more isolated but also more and more in contact with nature. When you get all the way up,...More

Thank Kevin M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A must do in Romania. Drive it in the direction from south to north for best experience (starting from Curte des Argeş). We had perfect weather and drove in September where it seems to have less crowds. I had read on reviews that it can...More

Thank aculhane
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Quite nice road over the mountains. Asphalt is not in the best shape, but still good. Perfect view from top.

Thank Jan O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The drive through the Transfagarasan Highway were one our highlights on our trip to the Carpathian mountains, it's an exciting experience with a breath taking view , is recommendable to choose a day with a good visibility!

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Penny M
17 July 2018|
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Response from Jennifer M | Reviewed this property |
Yup. We rented a bottom of the line car that was basically a step up from a bicycle and had no trouble. Just make sure it's in good working order with brakes, emergency brake, tires not bald etc...
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9 July 2018|
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Response from therapina | Reviewed this property |
Yes. You will be on the E60, Brasov to Sibiu Road, and will turn off on the 7C. This is going from the north to the south, so you can take your photos of the hairpin bends section after the waterfall. It's not like this... More
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Panoch1s
8 July 2018|
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Response from therapina | Reviewed this property |
The place to get the famous picture of all the bends is on the north side. We drove north to south, and as you come to the last climb, you can stop at one of the pull offs and get all the zigzag hairpin bends in the... More
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