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Tour code: Tr11RoCj

Best of Romania
Guided Motorcycle Tour
11 days

Cluj - Napoca, Romania departure

Highlights of Best of Romania Motorcycle Tour

best-rom-1 Transfagarasan the most crooked and challenging of Europe's roads for motorcyclists
one of the most spectacular roads of the Carpathian Mountains (2 145m above sea level)
Transbucegi Road
offering the best mountain views (1925m above sea level)
– third most beautiful alpine road in Romania after Transfagarasan and Transalpina
– a narrow, sinuous road cutting through Ceahlau Natural Park
Bran Castle
– also known as Dracula’s Castle, a legendary Transylvanian fortress dating back to 1377.
– explore the Medieval Saxon city of Brasov with its outstanding medieval atmosphere, one of the best-preserved medieval cities in Europe

Day by day itinerary of Best of Romania Tour

best rom 2Day 1, Cluj-Napoca - Turda
Welcome to Romania! Our English-speaking guide, a motorcycle enthusiast and a 100% Transylvanian, collects you from Cluj Napoca Airport. Start your Best of Romania Motorcycle Tour from Cluj, and you will be transferred to Turda, a small town with an intimate atmosphere founded by the Romans under the name Potaissa. A ride to the Sunset mountains will make you an appetite for more. Accommodation in Turda.

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best rom 3Day 2, Turda – Bistrita – Piatra Fantanele
about 220 km – 4h30min riding
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. Today you'll enjoy stunning sceneries, following the footsteps of Jonathan Harker (Bram Stoker 's character from Dracula novel) to Borgo Pass. And here we are at Dracula's Castle in Borgo Pass, a 3* hotel which was built in accordance to Bram Stoker's imagination. A visit to Dracula's coffin after the
sunset will waken your senses.

best rom mic 4Day 3, Piatra Fantanele – Transrarau Road – Gura Humorului
about 126 km – 4h riding
In the morning, if you still see your reflection in the mirror, continue your Romania Motorcycle Tour crossing from Transylvania to Bucovina region. Ride up to 1400m in altitude on Transrarau Road – also known as the Treasures Road, Transrarau will reward you with an amazing ride and kilometres of breath-taking scenery. Accommodation in Gura Humorului.

best4.5Day 4, Gura Humorului – Moldovita – Sucevita – Marginea – Gura Humorului
about 140 km – 3 h riding
Today you will follow the route to the medieval painted monasteries of Bucovina – UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Ride the motorbike up in the mountain area on a winding road to discover the jewels of Bucovina: Moldovita and Sucevita Monasteries. The region is also famous for its black ceramic workshops.

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best rom 6Day 5, Gura Humorului – Targu Neamt
Transceahlau Road – Piatra Neamt
about 196 km – 5 h riding
Continue riding to Targu Neamt, home to Neamt Citadel. Dating back to 14th Century, the citadel is one of the most impressive of its kind in Romania. Transceahlau Road is your next destination. Crossing Ceahlau National Park, the road is narrow with small sections of gravel road and offers some beautiful views over Bicaz Lake and the mountain area. Accommodation in Piatra Neamt.

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best rom 7Day 6, Piatra Neamt – Red Lake – Brasov
about 243 km – 4h30min riding
Today you will cross trough Hell’s Throat while riding some of the most beautiful gorges in Romania – Bicazului Gorges.  Connecting Moldavia with Transylvania the spectacular gorges are guarded by 400 m rocks offering an incredible view to the traveller. Explore today Brasov, a city with an outstanding medieval atmosphere which has played a vital role in Romania’s history, both old and new.
Accommodation in the medieval city of Brasov.

best 77Day 7, Brasov – Transbucegi Road – Brasov
about 220 km – 5h20min riding
Start the day riding Prahova Valey and visit Peles Palace, one of the most beautiful royal residences in Europe, home to most of Romania’s monarchs. Get on the motorbikes and continue riding Transbucegi Road – crossing Bucegi Mountain the ride rewards the traveller with amazing views. Also known as Babele Road, Transbucegi is a narrow mountain road, filled with hairpin curves taking you up to 1925 m above sea level. Accommodation in Brasov.

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Day 8, Brasov – Rasnov – Bran – Transfagarasan
about 218 km – 5 hrs riding
Continue your journey to reach Transylvania’s symbol, Bran Castle. Unrightfully called Dracula’s Castle, Bran owes its fame both to its unique charm and to the myth Bram Stoker created around Dracula. Your next ride is on Transfagarasan Road-the most crooked and challenging of Europe's roads for motorcyclists. Built between 1970 and 1974 as a military route, by communist dictator Ceausescu it snakes up into the Carpathians offering great rides and enormous satisfaction

Day 9, Transfagarasan – Horezu - Transalpina
about 200 km – 5h 40 min riding
Curtea de Arges is your next destination in this Best of Romania Motorcycle Tour. With its beautiful Monastery built in Byzantine style, with Moorish arabesques. Find out the legend of the monastery and continue your journey riding up the mountains. Transalpina Road, one of the most spectacular roads of the Carpathian Mountains and the highest mountain road in Romania is next on your agenda.
Accommodation in a 3* Hotel on Transalpina Road.


best 12Day 10, Transalpina – Alba Iulia – Turda
about 190 km – 4h riding
Continue exploring Transalpina Road. 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. Reach the town of Alba Iulia Citadel, a fortress with seven bulwarks, a star shaped citadel, common to Vauban fortresses



Day 11, Turda – Cluj

Your Best of Romania Motorcycle Tour will end in Turda, with a smile on your face and road bends to last you for a lifetime. Transfer to the Airport to catch the flight to your next adventure.

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Departure date


price/person based on 2 people sharing a double room

Single room 

11 days/10 nights Romania Motorcycle Tour 
Departure from Cluj Napoca, 13:00 hrs (GMT+02:00)

September 16 - 2024
September 15 - 2025
September 14 - 2026

Special offer for
Early Booking 
available for bookings until
May 29 - 2024

Minimum 4 riders required

Rider with BMW G650 GS
Rider with BMW G750 GS
Rider with BMW F800 GS
Rider with BMW F 850 GS
Rider with BMW R1200 GS
Rider with BMWR1200 GS LC
Rider with BMW R1250 GS
Rider with own motorbike

* all payments will be taken in €.

We accept MasterCard and Visa on our on-line secure internet payment form, MasterCard, Visa, JCB, Diners Club and American Express by fax and by phone. We also accept payments by Moneybookers, bank transfer and Western Union.

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Price includes: 
Accommodation: very good 3* and 4* Hotels 
Meals: 10 breakfasts
Motorcyclist English speaking guide, general map, daily route briefing. 
Transportation: bring your own bike or rent a motorcycle.

Not included: 
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

Adventure Motorcycle Tours – Transylvania Live specializes in travel to Transylvania and we are here to offer you a personal, flexible highly efficient service and give you a superb riding experience. Therefore, if you have any other queries or you would like to adapt your Romanian package in any way, we will be pleased to offer you any assistance that you may require.

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Special notes & info for this motorcycle tour Roumania
Duration of the tour: 11 days
Riding days: 11 days
Total distance: Approximately 1928 km/ 1198 miles
Skill level: intermediate
Lodging type: good quality Hotels
Rides: on paved roads as well as on sections of gravel roads
What to bring: Complete motorcycle gear with integral or flip up helmet


Add on Programs

Soft Enduro Guided Motorcycles Tour - 7 day tour in Sunset Mountains 
Extra nights 
can be booked at hotel in Cluj-Napoca in the last day of the tour.

Other mentions

  • Once you realise the price of good beer and wine you will probably not want to return to your country.
  • Cluj-Napoca is well known city for the night life opportunity.
  • 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.

Explanation: Items marked in the tours as Tips represent our suggestion for a special activity or event 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.


Alin Todea, group leader

A motorcycle lover and a passionate traveler. He will be leading you on some of the best motorbike roads in Romania and introduce you to the local culture, lots of fun, supervising the organization of the motorcycle tours for our guests.



We were extremely happy with our recent tour and I do appreciate your effort to cater for the interests of Shirley and me. Let me know when you are embarking on any unusual tours/destinations and I may be able to join you if thatís OK.
Ian & Shirley, Australia

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