Best of Transylvania - Motorcycle Tour Romania: Transalpina Highway, Romania
7 day tour, Cluj-Napoca (Transylvania) departure, from EURO 989 A tour focused on revealing the essence of Transylvania. Departing from Cluj Napoca, one of Transylvania's largest urban centres

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7 day motorcycle tour, BEST OF TRANSYLVANIA
Cluj-Napoca - Transylvania departure

Highlights

Transfagarasan - the most crooked and challenging of Europe's roads for motorcyclists
Transalpina - one of the most spectacular roads of the Carpathian Mountains (2 145m above sea level)
Transbucegi Road - the newest mountain road in Romania (1925m above sea level)
Bran Castle - also known as Dracula’s Castle, a legendary Transylvanian fortress dating back to 1377.
Rasnov Peasant Citadel - the largest peasant fortification ever built in Eastern Europe
Peles Palace - one of the most beautiful royal residences in Europe, home to most of Romania’s monarchs
Brasov City tour - explore the Medieval Saxon city of Brasov with its outstanding medieval atmosphere, one of the best preserved medieval cities in Europe
Sighisoara Medieval Citadel one of Europe’s most beautiful and inhabited fortified cities with a UNESCO World Heritage status.

Typical Day


Day by day itinerary:

DAY 1 Cluj - Turda Salt Mine
About 60 km/ 37 miles - 1h riding
Welcome to Romania! Our English speaking guide, a motorcycle enthusiast and a 100% Transylvanian, collects you from Cluj Napoca Airport. From Cluj transfer to Turda, a small town with an intimate atmosphere foundedby the Romans under the name Potaissa. Prepare to descend to the heart of one of the biggest saltminesinthe country - Turda Salt Mines, with impressive halls named after kings and queens. A ride to the Sunset mountains will make you an apetite for more. Accommodate in a 4* hotel.


DAY 2 Turda - Aiud - Cetatea de Balta - Medias - Biertan - Sighisoara
About 210 km - 5 hrs riding
Ride the natural reservation of Aiudului Gorges and cross the wine region of Jidvei to reach the charming Medias. Enjoy a relaxing walk in the medieval town of Medias and continue riding to Biertan, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, one of the finest Saxon fortified churches in Transylvania. Next stop is the medieval citadel of Sighisoara. Founded by Saxons during the 12th century, Sighisoara still stands as one of Europe’s most beautiful and still inhabited fortified cities with UNESCO European heritage site status. Sighisoara is also the place where Vlad the Impaler, known as Dracula, was born. Accommodate in a 3* hotel located in the heart of the medieval citadel.


DAY 3 Sighisoara - Bran - Rasnov - Brasov
About 195 km - 3.45 hrs riding
Continue your journey riding Bogatii Forest 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. A former fortress guarding a commercial road, Bran dates back to 1377. In 1920, Queen Mary, the niece of Queen Victoria of Great Britain, turned the castle into a beautiful summer residence. Explore today Brasov, a city with an outstanding medieval atmosphere which has played a vital role in Romania’s history, both old and new. Three quarters of the city is surrounded by mountains, and it is one of the best preserved medieval cities in Europe.

Optional: For a unique experience you’re invited to enjoy a helicopter ride over Bran Castle


DAY 4 Brasov - Sinaia - Transbucegi Road - Brasov
About 220 km - 5.20 hrs 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 - the newest mountain road in Romania offering 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 in a 3* Hotel.


DAY 5 Brasov - Zarnesti - Transfagarasan - Capatanenii Pamantului
About 196 km - 5 hrs riding
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 offering great rides and enormous satisfaction.
Accommodation in a Country In on Transfagarasan Road.


DAY 6 Capatanenii Pamantului - Curtea de Arges - Transalpina - Ranca
About 170 km - 5.10 hrs riding
Curtea de Arges is your next destination with its beautifull 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 Country Inn on Transalpina Road.


DAY 7 Ranca - Transalpina - Turda
About 214 km/ 124 miles - 5 hrs 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. Your journey will end in Turda, with a smile on your face and road bends to last you for a lifetime.

Age range, type of group


Age range: 21 year old riders and up
Motorbike clubs riders, couples, singles or seniors, are all welcome.

Sleeping and meals


Price includes:
Accommodation: 3 night in a 4* hotel, 3 nights in 3* hotels

Meals: 6 breakfasts
Motorcyclist English speaking guide, general map, daily route briefing.
Transportation: rider with BMW G650GS
Upgrade to BMW F800GS or BMW R1200GS is available at an extra cost.

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

Policies & Restrictions


For all the motorbikes, the minimum age required is 21 years old. The client must hold a full, unrestricted motorcycle license.

Rates


euro 1399/trip/rider with BMW G650GS
Single supplement: 169
Pillion: EURO 989/person
Price is based on double occupancy,

Upgrade to BMW F800GS and BMWR1200GS available at an extra cost

Other Information


Duration of the tour: 7 days
Riding days: 7 days
Total distance: Approximately 1375 km/ 852 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
In the last day of the tour we will reach Cluj Napoca at about 06:00 PM. Please book flights or additional nights accordingly.

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Brasov-Black Church
Brașov, Romania
Sibiu European capital of culture
Sibiu, Romania
Spider web painter
Mediaș, Romania
Dracula's Birthplace
Sighișoara, Romania
Dracula's Castle
Bran, Romania
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Transfagarasan Road
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BMW F800GS and BMW R1200GS available - extra cost
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Adventure Motorcycle Tours – Transylvania Live is specialized in BMW motorcycle tours in Transylvania (Romania) and in Eastern Europe.
We run tours from 4 day short breaks, 7 days motorcycle tours to 18 day multi-country adventures in Eastern Europe and we love every mile of these rides. Our tours cover rides or complete tours of motorcycle tour of Romania, Greece motorcycle tour, multi-country tour of Eastern Europe (Romania-Hungary-Slovenia-Croatia-Bosnia&Hertegovina-Montenegro-Albania-Macedonia-Serbia-Romania), etc.
We combine the motorbike tours with visits to unique tourist attractions such as Turda Salt Mines – reffered to as the world coolest underground place by Business Insider all topped with the best roads to ride.
The most crooked and challenging of Europe's roads for motorcyclists is called the Transfaragasan (Transfagarasan Pass – 2042m above sea level), second highest mountain road in Romania. It was built between 1970 and 1974 as a military route, by communist dictator Nicolae Ceausescu (after the Soviet invasion of Cehoslovakia in 1968). Due to the high altitude the road is open only 3 – 4 months per year and you can find walls of snow on the side of the road even in July. The road has been reffered to as The best in The World by BBC Top Gear Jeremy Clarckson.
Another experience is the thrill of the mountain winding roads and breathtaking views on Romania’s highest mountain road – Transalpina (2 145m above sea level). It is literally a ride to the clouds on one of the most spectacular roads of the Carpathian Mountains. Called The King's Road by the locals, Transalpina was built under the rule of King Carol II of Romania and rebuilt during World War II by German troops.
The third highest mountain Road, but the newest in Romania is Transbucegi - Known as The Old Ladies Road – Transbucegi is a narrow, sinuous road leading up to Bucegi Plateau, close to The Old Ladies and The Sphinx – which are famous Romanian rock formations shaped by the Wind. 1925 m in altitude.
Transylvania area is The best region in the World to Travel in 2016 according to Lonely Planet Travel Guide.
According to them - the best city in the World to Travel in 2016 is Kotor in Montenegro. The city of Kotor and Kotor Bay motorbike ride are also included in our 18 day multicountry motorbike adventure in Eastern Europe together with Transylvania best roads, Dalmatian Coast (Croatia), Iron Gates Natural Park - the Serbijan Side, rides trough Slovenia and around Ohrid Lake Albania & Macedonia.





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