Cycling in Romania – Mountain Roads & Epic Climbs in Amazing Scenery


A land of myth and legend, of beautiful countryside, enchanting villages, and historic castles – Romania is all of this and more.

Roads such as the Transalpina and the Transfaragasan wind their ribbons of tarmac through amazing mountains, and guide you to places that will take your breath away. With our editor, Larisa, we’ll be bringing lots of Romanian road cycling classics for you to enjoy. Yes, it’s time to take a bikecation to Romania.

Our map below shows you exactly where the routes are. Simply pan in and click on a bike and a link will take you to the web page, or click the panels as you read through our great selection of rides.

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 TRANSFAGARASAN ROAD – HARD 115KM


One of the great road climbs of Europe, from the beautiful historic city of Sibiu, Romania, climbing this epic road into the mountains. Double this up with a trip to ride the Transalpina road too.

ROMANIA  TRANSALPINA ROAD – HARD 75KM


Another superb climbing route by Larisa Chinces, close to historic Sibiu in Transylvania, this route takes in the famous Transalpina road, with its epic twists and turns, testing the very best of climbers.

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DAIA ROMANA CIRCUIT – HARD 90KM


This is a superb route, with some excellent climbs thrown in. Sibiu sits in the midst of some beautiful hills and mountains, and this ride, from our deputy executive editor, Larisa, draws on her cycling knowledge and experience to explore the climbs to the west of this historic city.

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SIBIU & ITS PARKS – EASY 37 KM


A lovely short ride for mornings or evenings, taking in the beautiful parks of Sibiu and surrounding villages. A good leg stretch before or after you ride the Transalpina maybe

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SIBIU & NORTH-EAST HILLS – HARD 104 KM


This is a superb metric 100, taking in some climbing to the north east of historic and beautiful Sibiu, and giving a good flavour of cycling in Romania & Transylvania. Sibiu is the best centre for great Romania cycle routes.