11 Day tours, departing from Cluj Napoca from € 2309
Romania motorcycle tours Highlights
These are the best of the best roads for a motorcyclists in Romania.
Ride on Transfagarasan Road – the most crooked and challenging of Europe’s roads for motorcyclists, probably the Best in the World,
Transalpina Highway, Transbucegi Road (1925 m above sea level).
Take on the bends on Transrarau,
enjoy a motorbike ride on Transceahlau – a narrow, sinuous road cutting through Ceahlau Natural Park.
Visit the main Romanian landmarks like Bran Castle, aka Dracula’s Castle, a legendary Transylvanian fortress dating back to 1377.
Explore Medieval cities from Transylvania with outstanding medieval atmosphere.
The itinerary covers 1928 km of the most important regions of Romania: Transylvania, Moldavia and Valachia.
The mountain roads will take you to Northern part of Romania, also known as Bucovina. This region is famous first of all for its painted medieval monasteries and the black ceramic workshops that add to the charm of the region.
Furthermore the mountain area in this region offers great motorbike roads and amazing views. The itinerary is complemented with excellent accommodation because the region offers charming hotels and cozy country inns.
Romania motorcycle tours Itinerary
Cluj-Napoca - Turda
Start your Best of Romania Motorcycle Tours 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.
Turda – Bistrita – Piatra Fantanele (about 220 km – 4h:30min 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.
Piatra Fantanele – Transrarau Road – Gura Humorului (about 126 km – 4hrs 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 – third most beautiful alpine road in Romania. Also known as the Treasures Road, Transrarau will reward you with an amazing ride and kilometres of breath-taking scenery. Accommodation in Gura Humorului.
Gura Humorului – Moldovita – Sucevita – Marginea – Gura Humorului (about 140 km – 3 hrs riding)
Romania motorcycle tours 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.
Gura Humorului – Targu Neamt – Transceahlau Road – Piatra Neamt (about 196 km – 5 hrs 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.
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. Three quarters of the city is surrounded by mountains, and it is one of the best-preserved medieval cities in Europe. Accommodation in the medieval city of Brasov in these Romania motorcycle tours.
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.
Brasov – Rasnov – Bran – Transfagarasan (about 218 km – 5 hrs riding)
Continue these Romania motorcycle tours 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 (after the Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia in 1968) it snakes up into the Carpathians offering great rides and enormous satisfaction
Transfagarasan – Curtea de Arges – Horezu – Transalpina (about 200 km – 5:40 hrs 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.
Transalpina – Alba Iulia – Turda (about 190 km – 4hrs riding)
Continue these Romania motorcycle tours 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. Evening in Turda, accommodation in a 4* Hotel.
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.
Price of these Romania motorcycle tours includes:
Accommodation: 7 nights in 3* hotels, 2 nights in 4* hotels
Transportation: all transfers inside the tour, by coach, minibus or car – air conditioned, depending on the number of travelers.
English speaking guide services.
Meals: 9 breakfasts, 9 dinners (3 special dinners: Candle lit dinner in Dracula’s Castle, dinner in Sighisoara, Saxon dinner in Sibiu) and wine tasting in Tokaj.
Entry fees to: Merry Cemetery in Sapinta, Village Museum in Sighet, famous craftsman Grigore Tulean, Dracula’s Castle, Dracula’s Coffin, Clock Tower, Medieval Weapon Collection and Torture Room in Sighisoara, Bran Castle, Corvinestilor Castle in Hunedoara.
Specials: We are glad to let you know that you will receive a t-shirt from Transylvania Live, as a souvenir. Please provide us with your size.
- plane ticket
- airport fees
- photo & video tax
- other not mentioned
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