Transfagarasan pass 02


The road is a great driving experience in southern Romania; owing a lot to the endless winding roads and fantastic rugged mountainous scenery. It climbs to 2,034 metres altitude at Pasul Bâlea. The most spectacular route is from the North. It is a winding road, dotted with steep hairpin turns, long S-curves, and sharp descents. The Transfăgărăşan is both an attraction and a challenge for hikers, cyclists, drivers and motorcycle enthusiasts alike. Due to the topography, the average speed is around 40 km/h. The road also provides access to Bâlea Lake and Bâlea Waterfall. Travellers can find food and lodging at several hotels or chalets (cabane) along the way. To sleep, there are numerous villages and towns on both sides of the highway offering accommodation for every budget. The hotels on or just off the highway itself tend to be expensive. Several camp sites can also be found.


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Dimensions 6 × 0.1 × 6 cm