The Transalpina or DN67C located in the Parâng Mountains group, in the Southern Carpathians of Romania, is one of the highest roads of the Carpathian Mountains. It connects Novaci, south of Parâng Mountains, to Sebeş in the north.

It is said that the road was built under King Carol II and rebuilt during World War II by German troops and it is called The King’s Road by the locals. Also a story has it that Nicolae Ceauşescu had theTransfăgărăşan Road (DN7C) built during the communist regime just to surpass the Transalpina.

How to get there : Coming from Ramnicu Valcea on DN67 towards Targu Jiu, after passing Balcesti you will need to make a right turn towards Ranca/Novaci.If you are coming from A1 or DN7, when you are in Sebes look for the indicator towards Ranca/Novaci/Targu Jiu DN67C

Road conditions: very good road conditions

Type of road : mountain roads

Altitude: from 400m to 2145m

What to see on the way or around : Lake Oasa


Categories: Roads

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