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Cycling in Transilvania

With currently 414 cycle routes in Transylvania there are plenty of options for outdoor enthusiasts. In total 58 bike rides, 274 mountain biking trails, 76 long-distance mountain biking trails and 6 others are waiting to be explored. We know it’s hard to pick one, so here’s an overview of some of the best cycle routes around Transylvania.
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The Most Beautiful cycle routes in Transylvania


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Map / Cycling in Transilvania
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Top Difficulty moderate Stage
Distance 38.3 km
Duration 5:00 h
Ascent 468 m
Descent 468 m

A route for everyone who loves nature and history in equal measure. We pass several fortified churches and at the same time enjoy the bike paths in ...

from Paul Wasicsek,   RomaniaTravel.Guide
Top Difficulty moderate
Distance 33.3 km
Duration 4:00 h
Ascent 526 m
Descent 526 m

The route lends itself as a day trip where we can combine the pleasure of cycling through the forest and along the hills with visiting Mediaș, a ...

from Adina Wasicsek,   RomaniaTravel.Guide
Top Difficulty difficult closed
Distance 7,924.5 km
Duration 537:50 h
Ascent 21,697 m
Descent 21,697 m

Biking adventure summer 2012 Note! This is an rough idea of the route, I reconstructed the route on the computer. For more information read the ...

from EVA dinarica,   EVAdinarica Project
Mountain Biking · Transylvania
From Bunești to Criț on Via Transilvanica
Top Difficulty easy
Distance 9.7 km
Duration 1:30 h
Ascent 192 m
Descent 217 m

An easy bike route through an extremely scenic and culturally rich region, rewarding us with a pleasant view of the Transylvanian hills.

from Paul Wasicsek,   RomaniaTravel.Guide
Mountain Biking · Carpathians
Fox Trail Parang (MTB-chairlift)
Top Difficulty S2 moderate
Distance 3.5 km
Duration 0:15 h
Ascent 0 m
Descent 566 m

The Fox trail is overall medium, but the last portion that can be avoided, is rather technical and steep https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v ...

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from Dana Bates,   New Horizons Foundation Lupeni Headquarter
Mountain Biking · Transylvania
MTB route Lupilor - Straja (Gondola serviced!)
Top Difficulty S3 difficult
Distance 3.8 km
Duration 0:15 h
Ascent 0 m
Descent 547 m

The Lupilor Route is the first mountain bike route in the Straja Resort, made in 2016 and remodeled in 2017. It has a total length of ~ 4 kilometers.

from Dana Bates,   New Horizons Foundation Lupeni Headquarter
Top Difficulty difficult
Distance 36.1 km
Duration 4:15 h
Ascent 709 m
Descent 709 m

O tură de antrenament cu parcurgerea câtorva și sate o urcare solicitantă pe drum forestier spre Iezerul Ighiel.

from Sînziana Mihalache,   Outdooractive Editors
Top Difficulty moderate
Distance 3.3 km
Duration 0:11 h
Ascent 5 m
Descent 558 m

The Baloo route is part of the All Mountain / Enduro discipline, has a fluid profile without natural obstacles and a medium degree of difficulty ...

from Dana Bates,   New Horizons Foundation Lupeni Headquarter
Top Difficulty moderate
Distance 16.3 km
Duration 1:15 h
Ascent 151 m
Descent 151 m

 Útvonal: Alsócsernáton, Haszmann Pál Múzeum bejárata – Fellegvár – Felsőcsernáton, Katolikus kápolna – Felsőcsernáton, Hősök emlékműve – Ikafalva, ...

from Zs Bartok,   Community
Mountain Biking · Transylvania
The Tulisa War Monument MTB Trail (x-country)
Difficulty moderate
Distance 17.3 km
Duration 1:50 h
Ascent 895 m
Descent 895 m

A stunningly beautiful trail with a nice climb.   Wanders along a beautiful mountain stream on a rough mountain road, through a beautiful gorge ...

from Dana Bates,   New Horizons Foundation Lupeni Headquarter
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Top Difficulty moderate Stage
Distance 38.3 km
Duration 5:00 h
Ascent 468 m
Descent 468 m

A route for everyone who loves nature and history in equal measure. We pass several fortified churches and at the same time enjoy the bike paths in ...

from Paul Wasicsek,   RomaniaTravel.Guide
Top Difficulty moderate
Distance 33.3 km
Duration 4:00 h
Ascent 526 m
Descent 526 m

The route lends itself as a day trip where we can combine the pleasure of cycling through the forest and along the hills with visiting Mediaș, a ...

from Adina Wasicsek,   RomaniaTravel.Guide
Top Difficulty difficult closed
Distance 7,924.5 km
Duration 537:50 h
Ascent 21,697 m
Descent 21,697 m

Biking adventure summer 2012 Note! This is an rough idea of the route, I reconstructed the route on the computer. For more information read the ...

from EVA dinarica,   EVAdinarica Project
Mountain Biking · Transylvania
From Bunești to Criț on Via Transilvanica
Top Difficulty easy
Distance 9.7 km
Duration 1:30 h
Ascent 192 m
Descent 217 m

An easy bike route through an extremely scenic and culturally rich region, rewarding us with a pleasant view of the Transylvanian hills.

from Paul Wasicsek,   RomaniaTravel.Guide
Mountain Biking · Carpathians
Fox Trail Parang (MTB-chairlift)
Top Difficulty S2 moderate
Distance 3.5 km
Duration 0:15 h
Ascent 0 m
Descent 566 m

The Fox trail is overall medium, but the last portion that can be avoided, is rather technical and steep https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v ...

1
from Dana Bates,   New Horizons Foundation Lupeni Headquarter
Mountain Biking · Transylvania
MTB route Lupilor - Straja (Gondola serviced!)
Top Difficulty S3 difficult
Distance 3.8 km
Duration 0:15 h
Ascent 0 m
Descent 547 m

The Lupilor Route is the first mountain bike route in the Straja Resort, made in 2016 and remodeled in 2017. It has a total length of ~ 4 kilometers.

from Dana Bates,   New Horizons Foundation Lupeni Headquarter
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