Balea Lac Transfagarasan

Sibiu, Romania

The Balea Lac Transfagarasan is a col with a length of 25.8 kilometer. This is a highest category (HC) col. It is located in Sibiu, Sibiu, Romania. The average grade of this col is 5.7% with a maximum of 7.2%. The Balea Lac Transfagarasan ascents from 569 meter at the start, to 2.026 meter at the top, with a total of 1.457 ascending meters.


Balea Lac Transfagarasan Profile


Distance 25.8 km
Elevation gain 1457 m
Average grade 5.7 %
Maximum grade 7.2 %
Climb category HC
Minimum elevation 569 m
Maximum elevation 2026 m

Download the App

Join thousands of cycling fans in our myCols app for iOS and Android. Connect your GPS, keep track of every col you conquer and earn jerseys!

Download iOS App  Download Android App


Quite possibly the most popular road in this part of the world, the Transfagarasan was named the best road for driving in the world by Top Gear, back when they still had a show. Of course, the road is just as spectacular for cycling.

- Sibiu Cycling Tour 2017 - Stage 2
- Sibiu Cycling Tour 2018 - Stage 2
- Sibiu Cycling Tour 2019 - Stage 2
- Sibiu Cycling Tour 2020 - Stage 2

Nearby Cols