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Balea Glacier Lake

Fagaras Mountains | Bâlea Lake Romania, Romania
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Transfagarasan Highway: Full-Day Private Guided Tour
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Full-Day tour Transfagarasan road and Poienari Fortress from Brasov
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Fagaras Mountains | Bâlea Lake Romania, Romania
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you visit Romania this is a place you can't miss. The road to here, Transfagarasan is awesome and the view from here is breathtaking. Pack some warm clothes the temperature is pretty low even in the summer.

Thank 50nya
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The most beautifull place in Romanian Carpathian Mountain's. It's a wonderfull view.If you are near, you must take a ride.

Thank Mihai T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The lake itself is beautiful. It's set in the middle of the mountains with great views, loving hiking trails and nice restaurants. However, it gets really busy, so get there early and, if possible, avoid weekends!

Thank jenna_lou_bd
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Magnificent place in the Fagaras Mountains. Reasonably accessible from Cabana Balea even for people with not such a good condition. Exceptional views, colors, nature.

1  Thank MiamiKeyWest
Reviewed 12 February 2017

A group of us, about 25, stayed at the Ice hotel during the winter season when the lake was frozen over. It was extremely beautiful and we enjoyed range of snow/ice activities like tubing, banana boat, rafting, etc. We also had a 4 course meal...More

1  Thank Doreen-Allen
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

It's a really good place that you make a visit! A beautiful snowing mountains and the peace that you feel there, it's incredible! It's necessari to go up by cable car and it's 60 Lei for go there and comeback! Enjoy your visit at Balea...More

Thank mscanaleta
Reviewed 9 January 2017

Balea Lake is a wonderful glacier lake in the Fagaras Mountains, Romania. If you make a trip in Romania, you should visit this lake.

1  Thank Laurentiu1987A
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Was there on Dec-26, everything was white! The snow were really thick and lots of people came to ski. The lake turned into a skating range but unfortunately I didn't get to see the lake due to the bad weather the next morning. Would like...More

Thank saruwhite
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Beautiful lake, the snow is already here but the lake and the road is open. Snow is everywhere and its charming..

Thank Ankka5
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

It's absolutely hidden treasure! Amazing views, breathtaking scenery! We went there by car as telecabin was closed for renovation for seasonal openings! The way was a bit tricky but everywhere we went we needed to stop to make a picture! Pictures is not the same...More

1  Thank Sonkiuke
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Nearby Attractions
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513 reviews
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28.01 km away
Fortified Evangelical Church of Cincsor
11 reviews
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Ed B
19 November 2016|
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Response from TravelBugDW | Reviewed this property |
Haven't got vertigo so can't say how bad yours would be but we drove from the south end of the transfagarasan road so when we did drive up the steeper roads to the lake at the top we were on the right which was away from the... More