Follow part of the Red Bull Romaniacs Hard Enduro Competition in Sibiu. An incredible experience completed with great motorbike rides in the area – a challenge for every rider and an experience for any bucket list.
Welcome to Romania! Our English-speaking guide, a motorcycle enthusiast and a 100% Transylvanian, collects you from Cluj Napoca Airport. You will then be driven to Turda, a small town with an intimate atmosphere founded by the Romans under the name Potaissa. In the afternoon, prepare to descend to the heart of one of the biggest salt mines in the country – Turda Salt Mines, with impressive halls named after kings and queens. Accommodate in a 3* hotel.
Start day two of your Romaniacs motorcycle tour with a ride to Alba Iulia Citadel, a fortress with seven bulwarks and a star shaped citadel, common to Vauban fortresses. Later in the day, experience the incredible Transalpina Road, one of the most spectacular roads of the Carpathian Mountains and the highest mountain road in Romania. With its highest point at Urdele Pass, 2,145 m above sea level, the road is also called The King’s Road by the locals, the road was built under the rule of King Carol II of Romania and rebuilt during World War II by German troops. Accommodation in a 3* Country Inn in Ranca.
Curtea de Arges is your next destination with its beautiful Monastery built in Byzantine style ad featuring Moorish arabesques. Find out the legend of the monastery and continue your journey riding up to the mountains. In the afternoon, it’s time to ride the famous Transfagarasan Highway, the most crooked and challenging of Europe’s roads for motorcyclists. Built between 1970 and 1974 as a military route, by communist dictator Ceausescu (after the Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia in 1968) it snakes up into the Carpathians. Finishing up the day you will continue on to the medieval city of Sibiu. Accommodation in a 3* Hotel.
Spend the day in Sibiu, enjoying the spectacle of the Romaniacs Off Road Competition – an unforgettable, unique rally experience.
Watch the downtown trials, including the 08:30 – Prolog “Time trials qualification” and the 17:00 – Prolog “Finals” and the winner celebrations immediately after the last race at the Finish Red Bull Arch. Accommodation in a 3* Hotel.
Enjoy the second day of the Romaniacs festivities, with the Offroad Day 1.
Leaving the Romaniacs event behind, you’ll be back on your bike in the morning to ride to the town of Medias, with its beautiful medieval centre, where you’ll make the acquaintance of a unique artist, the only one who uses spider web for his paintings. In the afternoon you will finish up your ride with the journey to Turda, before a transfer to Cluj Napoca for your onward flight.
Itinerary may change without further notice due to weather, road or any other condition that the operator or its guides feel will jeopardise the safety of the group.
Price per rider (based on dual occupancy)
Single room supplement = £165 / €189