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Balea Glacier Lake

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Address: Fagaras Mountains | Bâlea Lake Romania, Romania
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US$108.25*
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Private Day Trip from Bucharest to Region Highlights
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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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So beautiful!

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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
mscanaleta
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Girona, Spain
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Girona, Spain
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW 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 Lac!!! 😉

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Timisoara, Romania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 to return in Spring or summer to see a different look of the area.

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Thank saruwhite
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5 of 5 bubbles 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..

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Thank Ankka5
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 as you saw with your own eyes! Anyone visit Romania must come here! By the... More 

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

After driving up the Transfagarsan you reach this tranquil lake at the top. A beautiful place to chill out, walk around, take some pictures and visit the restaurant. Definitely a place worth stopping on your drive.

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Bucharest
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

Well, if you get there, you will love it. Fantastic view on both sides. Good road for Romania, there are a few parking lots, wild nature.

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Bucharest, Romania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

It is just so beautiful, it makes you want to cry and laugh at the same time. I was amazed by the beauty of the place and could not even sleep well because I just wanted to look out the window and watch the clouds over those breathtaking black mountains. The day before we arrived it was snowing and we... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

At the top of the Transfagarasan road you arrive to the Balea Lake which is nice and cold. Surrounding the lake are many local stools creating a market and it's very nice even on a rainy day. Taste as many local dishes that you can, they are fresh and tasty

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Alba Iulia, Romania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

We visited Balea Lake with my 5 year old son and my 1 year old dog. It is the most beautiful experience to do with all family members. Even my dog ( bichon ) loved it. Crowded or no crowded this place eliberates your soul.

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