Fagaras Mountains and the Transfagarasan road

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A trip to Romania should definitely include seeing the beautiful Carpathian Mountains. During the summer, one of the easiest and fun ways to see the Făgăraş mountains (also known as the Transylvanian Alps), the highest mountains in Romania, is by driving on the Transfăgărăşan road (DN7C). This is the most famous road in Romania and the second highest paved road, with differences of altitude, S curves and sharp descents that represent a challenge and a pleasure for drivers. The road was built between 1970 and 1974, during Nicolae Ceauşescu’s dictatorship. After the Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia in 1968, Ceauşescu wanted [...]

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