Adventure Ride in Transylvania
4 day Short Break - Cluj-Napoca - Transylvania departure
Transfagarasan Road - the most crooked and challenging of Europe's roads for motorcyclists
Transalpina Road - one of the most spectacular roads of the Carpathian Mountains (2 145m above sea level)
Medieval city of Sibiu - cultural capital of Europe in 2007
Turda Salt Mines - with impressive halls named after kings and queens
Alba Iulia Citadel - a fortress with seven bulwarks, a star shaped citadel, common to Vauban fortresses.
Day by day itinerary:
DAY 1 Cluj Napoca – Turda
Welcome to Romania! Our English speaking guide, a motorcycle enthusiast and a 100% Transylvanian, collects you from Cluj Napoca Airport. A city with an outstanding medieval atmosphere, one of the oldest settlements in Transylvania, dating back prior to the Roman period, Cluj will surely impress you with its beautiful old architecture. To better capture the essence of the area enjoy the local cuisine, a traditional Romanian lunch is strongly recommended. From Cluj transfer to Turda, a small town with an intimate atmosphere founded by the Romans under the name Potaissa. Prepare to descend to the heart of one of the biggest salt mines in the country – Turda Salt Mines, with impressive halls named after kings and queens. Accommodate in a 3* hotel.
DAY 2 Turda – Alba Iulia – Sugag – Ranca
about 200 km/ 124 miles – 5 hours of riding
Ride to Alba Iulia Citadel, a fortress with seven bulwarks, a star shaped citadel, common to Vauban fortresses.
An incredible ride for you – Transalpina Road, one of the most spectacular roads of the Carpathian Mountains and the highest mountain road in Romania.
With its highest point at Urdele Pass – 2,145m above sea level, the road is also called The King's Road by the locals, the road was built under the rule of King Carol II of Romania and rebuilt during World War II by German troops.
Accommodation in a 3* Country Inn in Ranca.
DAY 3 Ranca – Curtea de Arges – Balea Lac – Sibiu
about 230 km/ 143 miles – 6 hours of riding
Curtea de Arges is your next destination with its beautiful Monastery built in Byzantine style, with Moorish arabesques. Find out the legend of the monastery and continue your journey riding up to the mountains.
An incredible ride for you today – Transfagarasan Highway – the most crooked and challenging of Europe's roads for motorcyclists. Built between 1970 and 1974 as a military route, by communist dictator Ceausescu (after the Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia in 1968) it snakes up into the Carpathians. Continue your journey with the medieval city of Sibiu. Accommodation in a 3* Hotel.
DAY 4 Sibiu – Medias – Turda
You’ll then ride to the town of Medias, with its beautiful medieval centre, where you’ll make the acquaintance of a unique artist, the only one who uses spider web for his paintings. Travel next to Cluj Napoca for the return flight.
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… and to all thinking about this trip. GO, it was brilliant last year. The organizers made a real effort to make us welcome and provide a good tour and they didn't disappoint.
Mark Preston, UK
Alin -Thank you for showing us Romania. You are a great ambassador for your country!
The Three Mikes & Bert, Cambera, Australia
Alin, group leader says:
I generally love to ride for the feeling of freedom and for the pleasure of traveling in nature. Particularly this tour contains the most special routes for a motorcyclist.
Price and Departure
Price per person
(2 persons to one double room)
Single room supplement
4 day tour. Departure from Cluj-Napoca Airport, 01.00 pm (GMT +02:00)
US$ 644*/ £ 415*/ CA$ 663*/
AU$ 661*/ €569
US$ 89*/ £ 57*/ CA$ 89*/
AU$ 87*/ €69
*price in £, $ for guidance only, all payments will be taken in €.
Services of an English speaking guide, motorcycle enthusiast escorting you on a Transylvania Live Motorcycle, daily route briefing (all cost related with the guide are included)
Accommodation: 3 night in 3* Hotel
Meals: 3 breakfasts
Gas, road taxes, parking, entry fees to the mentioned tourist attractions, lunches and dinners, beverages, individual activities, plane ticket, airport fees, photo, video tax and other not mentioned.
Bring your own motorbike or rent a bike
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Special notes & info
Best time to visit: June 15 - October 15
Extra nights can be booked for the first and last day of the tour.
Once you realise the price of good beer and wine you will probably not want to return to your country.
Plenty of English is spoken and you will find the people are friendly and open.
No visa is required and you can get green card extension insurance from your insurer to cover Romania.
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Explanation: Items marked in the tours as Tips represent our suggestion for a special activity or event particular for an area, that you shouldn’t miss, arranged with individual accounts. Items marked in the tours as Optional are available at a small extra cost but not included because it will not appeal to everyone. Items marked in the tours as Module are available only if the entire group chooses them, arranged with individual accounts.