Transylvania

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...

A Castle and a Glass of Wine (2019)

This 16th century once hunting residence turned into a symbol for Jidvei, one of Romania's premier white wines wineries. Mix culture and pleasure by visiting the Bethlen Haller Castle in Cetatea de Balta, Transylvania.

Oldest Underground Glacier at Scarisoara Ice Cave in the Apuseni

Scarisoara Ice Cave in the Apuseni Mountains houses the largest underground glacier in Europe and second largest in the world.  It is considered a show cave and one of the natural wonders of Romania. Ice samples extracted from the Scarisoara Cave Glacier offer evidence of how winter climate in Europe has fluctuated over the last 10,000 years.

Prometheus Statue overseeing the Vidraru Dam

An engineering jewel between Frunţii Mountains and Ghiţu mountains, the Vidraru Dam is basically where Transfagarasan starts ... From here, you'll follow the road through tunnels and slopes up to Balea Cascada (Balea Waterfall) and Balea Lake.