Transalpina - King's Road blank

DN 67C, Novaci, Gorj, 215300, Romania
Tel: +4 0253 466 553,
- Transalpina - King's Road DN 67C, Novaci, Gorj, 215300, Romania +4 0253 466 553
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Transalpina | The King's Road | Dn 67C. The highest road in Romania

The highest road in the country starts from Oltenia Submontane. Transalpina - DN 67C, also known as the King's Road, crosses the Parang Mountains, the Cindrel Mountains, the Lotru Mountains, the Șureanu Mountains, and connects Oltenia with Transylvania. The road reaches in the Urdele Pass the altitude of 2,145 m.

The "King of the Roads" covers a distance of 137 kilometers, from Gorj (Novaci Town), through the counties of Valcea and Sibiu, to Alba (Sebeș Town). Being an alpine road, it is closed all winter long between Rânca resort and Obârșia Lotrului.

Transalpina can be considered a tourist destination in the true sense of the word, especially as you can see Păpușa Peak (2,136 m), Dengheru Peak (2,084 m), Lake Petrimanu, Urda Peak (2,228 m), Micaia Peak (2,170). m), Muntinu Peak (2,062 m), Muntinu Lakes, Lotru River, Gâlcescu Lake (following the routes that start from Obârșia Lotrului or from the area of Mohoru Mountain), Obârșia Lotrului Monastery, Vidra Lake, Oașa Monastery, Oaș Lake, Tău Lake you can visit Rânca (Rânca Ski Resort) and Voineasa (Transalpina Ski Resort). Following the route from Valea Frumoasei (Valley of Beauty), from Transalpina you can reach Păltiniș resort and Rășinari locality in Sibiu county.

The beginnings of the road are still unclear. Some sources claim that it was first built by the Roman legions during the Dacian wars, which is why it is called "Strategic Roman Corridor IV" on the history maps. According to other sources, the road was built and paved by Germans during The First World War, for military reasons, was very little used, and Transalpina was rebuilt during the interwar period and put into use in 1935, when it was inaugurated by King Carol II, which is why the Road is also called The King's Road.
Today, the road is almost completely modernized and is accessible to all vehicles weighing up to 7.5 tonnes, but to understand the position of this street and to make an itinerary, use the map.

The landscapes you will see in our mountains will delight your gaze and we are sure that at the end of the journey you will keep a thought of return.

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