Enjoy cycling with a group of like-minded enthusiasts
Explore the history and culture of this fascinating country
Enjoy a biking holiday in the balkans
Embrace the serenity of rural Romania
Discover a welcoming country steeped in history
Rural biking in Romania on a trip to remember

Cycle Romania

Duration
9 days
Site savings
$50
From
$2,427 USD

Discover the beauty of Transylvania and the Carpathian Mountains over 9 days. Transylvania is one of the most emotive place names. Much of the focus is on Bram Stoker’s creation and the bloodthirsty Prince Vlad III or Vlad the Impaler, upon whom Dracula was loosely based. However, the region offers a fascinating mix of cultural influences, from the Saxons to the raiding Tatars and Ottomans. Cycle through ancient villages and isolated landscapes, visit Unesco citadels and fortified churches, and experience medieval Transylvania and modern Bucharest.

  • Category
    Cultural & Historical
  • Type
    Fully Guided
  • Duration
    9 days
  • Culture Level
    Adventurous
  • Skill Level
    2 - Novice
  • Activity Level
    3 - Active
  • Elevation
    2 - Moderate
  • Terrain
    Mixed
  • Distance
    191.4 miles
  • Avg. Daily Distance
    31.7 miles
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The natural diversity and beauty of the region are also key to capturing the imagination as castles and churches are framed by the imposing Carpathian and Faguras mountains. The best seat from which to view all this is that of a bicycle, allowing you to soak up the tranquillity and majesty of the landscape at a pace that means we can enjoy the hidden stories and places along the way. You'll finish with time in Bucharest, once the seat of communist power but still with enough left to remind visitors why it was once known as the Paris of the East.

The route follows mainly quiet backroads and paths. There are some undulating sections, but the distances are not challenging. This tour is run at a very relaxed pace allowing you to stop and take in the surroundings, or chat with local people you might meet along the route. The support vehicle follows the group and carries all essential items, including food, drinks, and tools. You are welcome to put any items you don’t want to carry in the vehicle and can access them at any point throughout the ride.

Tour inclusions and exclusions at a glance:

What's included?
Items included in the cost of the tour

  • Breakfast daily
  • Meals (as indicated in itinerary)
  • Accommodation
  • Transfers/transport during the tour
  • Local guides
  • Free bike rental is included in the price of this tour (upgrade options are available - please see below).
What's not included?
Items not included in the cost of the tour

  • International / Domestic flights
  • Visas
  • Helmet
  • Travel Insurance

Tour options and upgrades:

3 equipment options available
1 tour add-on available