Scenic road

Balea Lake on Transfagarasan

Impressive surrounding landscape and a great spot for hiking, ice climbing, cycling or (if you are pro) even skiing – this is how one can best attempt to describe the famous Balea Lake in the Fagaras mountains. Reachable by car (or bike) in the summer and by cable car in the winter, this old glacier...

The Transfagarasan

The Transfagarasan mountain road is the most dramatic and one of the most spectacular paved roads in the world. Long tunnels, endless twists and turns and an amazing view make for a thrilling ride.

Prometheus Statue overseeing the Vidraru Dam

Situated on the Arges River, supported by the slopes of the Pleasa and Vidraru Mountains, along Tranfagarasan, about 40 kilometers from Curtea de Arges, Vidraru Dam is considered by the specialists a real jewel of engineering. The first arch dam in Romania, Vidraru Dam was built in 1966 with the purpose of creating hydroelectricity....