15 days in Romania Itinerary

15 days in Romania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Romania trip planner

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Timisoara
— 1 night
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Cluj-Napoca
— 3 nights
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Sibiu
— 3 nights
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Bran
— 3 nights
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Bucharest
— 4 nights
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Timisoara

— 1 night
Timișoara is the capital city of Timiș County, and the main social, economic and cultural centre in western Romania.The third most populous city in the country, with 319,279 inhabitants as of the 2011 census, Timișoara is the informal capital city of the historical region of Banat. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Timisoara Orthodox Cathedral and then admire the natural beauty at Parcul Rozelor. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Thu): awaken your taste buds at Timisoara Tour Guide and then make a trip to Piata Victoriei.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Timisoara trip tool.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Timisoara is an approximately 6-hour flight. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Tel Aviv in May, with highs in Timisoara at 26°C and lows at 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Cluj-Napoca.

Things to do in Timisoara

Tours · Wineries · Parks · Historic Sites

Cluj-Napoca

— 3 nights

Treasure City

The multicultural Cluj-Napoca is the capital of the historic region of Transylvania.
Get out of town with these interesting Cluj-Napoca side-trips: Turda (Salina Turda & Muzeul de Istorie Turda). There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Cheile Turzii - Turda Gorge, make a trip to Babos Palace, pause for some photo ops at Matia Corvin Statue, and look for gifts at BonBon Candy.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Cluj-Napoca travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Timisoara to Cluj-Napoca takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to drive to Sibiu.

Things to do in Cluj-Napoca

Parks · Museums · Spas · Outdoors

Side Trip

Sibiu

— 3 nights

Red Town

Reminiscent of the height of the bourgeoisie and retaining much of its medieval architecture, Sibiu is Romania's cultural gem.
Explore Sibiu's surroundings by going to Citadel of Alba Iulia (in Alba Iulia) and Hunedoara (Expozitie Inedita: Ev Mediu. Tortura Si Executie & Castelul Corvinilor). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Big Square (Piata Mare), enjoy breathtaking views from Potters Tower, admire the striking features of Turnul Sfatului (The Tower of the Council), and snap pictures at Bridge of Lies.

To see other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Sibiu online trip builder.

You can drive from Cluj-Napoca to Sibiu in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. May in Sibiu sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can go by car to Bran.

Things to do in Sibiu

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Bran

— 3 nights
Bran is a commune in Brașov County, Romania. Explore Bran's surroundings by going to Busteni (Manastirea Caraiman & Crucea Caraiman), Sport Wellness Spa (in Poiana Brasov) and Sinaia (Sinaia Monastery, Pelisor Castle, &more). There's much more to do: explore the historical opulence of Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle), see the interesting displays at Museum Medieval Bran, hit the slopes at Poiana Brasov, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Predeal Monastery.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Bran road trip planning app.

You can drive from Sibiu to Bran in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Bucharest.

Things to do in Bran

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Spas

Side Trips

Bucharest

— 4 nights
The booming city of Bucharest is a sophisticated metropolis with a high contrast of old- and new-world architecture.
Step out of Bucharest to go to Mogosoaia and see Mogosoaia Palace, which is approximately 34 minutes away. There's lots more to do: ponder the world of politics at Palace of Parliament, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, take an in-depth tour of Muzeul National al Satului "Dimitrie Gusti", and walk around Herăstrău Park.

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Bucharest day trip website.

Traveling by car from Bran to Bucharest takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In May, daytime highs in Bucharest are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Bucharest

Museums · Tours · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Romania travel guide

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Castles · Historic Walking Areas · Government Buildings
An image of ancient architecture contrasted against a backdrop of vivdly green landscape represents the country of Romania, which features a diversity of landscape that has been largely undeveloped. With numerous mountain, valley, and lakeside resorts, an abundance of activities await outdoor enthusiasts. The other side of Romanian tourism is its impressive collection of ancient ruins, prehistoric fortresses, and medieval castles. Many of these date back to prehistoric times, the Ottoman Empire, and Austro-Hungarian rule, the influences of which are still apparent in preserved details. Tourism in Romania is not as prevalent as other countries, which this makes the travel experience here feel more authentic and awe-inspiring. Check out this simple but captivating country and discover its natural and historic beauty.