Transfăgărășan Road, Fagaras Fortress and Carta Abbey Tour – starting from Brasov

9 Hours

Experience the spectacular Transfagarasan road, a scenic mountain route that winds its way through the Carpathian Mountains in Romania. Join us on a thrilling day tour filled with breathtaking views, sharp turns, and exhilarating winding roads. As we travel along the way, you’ll get to explore natural wonders like the Balea Waterfall and Balea Lake. Marvel at the awe-inspiring beauty of the Romanian countryside while learning about its rich cultural heritage.

But that’s not all – after our Transfagarasan adventure, we’ll visit the historic Carta Abbey and the magnificent Fagaras Fortress. Discover the fascinating history of these landmarks and immerse yourself in the local culture.

This tour is perfect for anyone seeking an unforgettable adventure-filled day trip in Romania. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to explore the beauty and cultural richness of this incredible country.


Join us on an unforgettable journey to explore the magnificent beauty of Transfăgărășan Road, one of the most stunning and scenic routes in the world. This full-day tour includes a private English-speaking tour guide, and comfortable transportation, making your experience hassle-free from start to finish.

We will start the day with a pick-up from your hotel or preferred location in Brasov, and then make our way towards the breathtaking Transfăgărășan Road. This road was named “the Best Road in the World” by Top Gear in 2011, and you’ll soon discover why. Along the way, you’ll be amazed by the panoramic views and stunning landscapes. Our first stop will be at Bâlea Lake, where we’ll spend some time admiring the stunning scenery, taking in the fresh mountain air, and enjoying the peaceful surroundings.

Afterwards, we will make our way to a local restaurant where you’ll get the chance to indulge in traditional Romanian cuisine. We highly recommend Bâlea Lake Chalet Restaurant, where you can enjoy the stunning views and savor the delicious food.

As we begin our journey back to Brasov, we’ll make a stop to visit Cârta Abbey, a beautifully preserved 12th-century Cistercian monastery that will take you back in time. Next up is the Făgăraș Fortress, an impressive medieval fortress surrounded by a moat and dating back to the 14th century.

This tour will provide you with an unforgettable experience, showcasing the best of Transfăgărășan Road and some of Romania’s most iconic landmarks. At the end of the day, we will drop you off at your hotel or preferred location in Brasov, where you can reminisce about the unforgettable memories made on this tour.


  • Transfăgărășan Road
  • Bâlea Lake
  • Cârța Abbey
  • Făgăraș Fortress


From Brasov, we have 2 hours drive until we enter on Transfăgărășan Road, on the way you’ll have a beautiful landscape to enjoy it. Drive up to Bâlea Lake.

Lunch at a local restaurant where you can get a Romanian cuisine experience. Recomended restaurant: Bâlea Lake Chalet Restaurant.

On the way back we’ll stop to visit Cârta Abbey, afterward Făgăraș Fortress & Museum.

1 person - 160€ ┇ 2 – 3 Persons – 80 € / Pax; ┇ 4 – 7 Persons – 70 € / Pax


  • tour guide in English,
  • transport
  • Pick-up & Drop off @ your hotel / location in BRASOV.


  • entrance fees
  • lunch and diner
From €80
/ Adult
  • Brasov
  • friendly english speaking guide
  • 1st of June - 1st of September
  • private car / van
  • lunch with a view

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