The Balea Lake and the Balea Waterfall

The Balea Lake and the Balea Waterfall

transfagarasan road

Balea Lac can be easily reached at summer by any means of transportation or foot by the road passing through Cârţişoara and Engineers Meeting Gates. In the cold season is only reachable by cable car from Balea Waterfall.

Although sometimes the road can be difficult, once arrived in the Fagaras Mountains, the extraordinary view will make you forget the effort. In winter the scenery is more beautiful because it rises towering white crests. In the same period of the year you can visit the ice hotel to get a unique experience.

Passing through Sibiu you can reach the highest traffic roads in Romania, Transfagarasan and Transalpina.

Transfagarasan Road

In order to cross the Parang Mountains from north to south you can go on Transalpina that starts from Săliştea and ends in Novaci . The Transfăgărăşan road is known for its winding paths, among enduro riders and adrenaline enthusiasts.

Lately, the Transfagarasan become famous among foreigners, who come in Romania from great distances to traverse the road.

Transfagarasan road is surprising both through the height at which it was built, but also because of the breathtaking landscape it offers. Transfagarasan is only open from July to October.

Important events are organized on Transfaagarasan like Sibiu Rally, a race of vintage cars, 2X2, the hardest mountain race competition, Dracula Bike Fest, a cycling race and more. Also, many personalities have come to see Transfagarasan, including: Jean Claude Van Damme, Jeremy Clarkson, Nicolas Cage and others.

Moreover, the Transfagarasan occupies a leading position in almost all tops of holiday routes on four or two wheels. If you arrive in Sibiu, you shouldn’t miss Transfagarasan route!

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