15 days in Romania Itinerary

15 days in Romania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Romania sightseeing planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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Bucharest
— 4 nights
Fly
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Sibiu
— 3 nights
Drive
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Hunedoara
— 1 night
Drive
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Cluj-Napoca
— 4 nights
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Bucharest

— 4 nights
The booming city of Bucharest is a sophisticated metropolis with a high contrast of old- and new-world architecture.
Mănăstirea Curtea de Argeș and Biserica Sfantul Anton - Curtea Veche will appeal to history buffs. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Nature & Wildlife Tours and Romanian Kitsch Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bucharest: Mogosoaia Palace (in Mogosoaia) and Chindiei Tower (Sunset Tower) (in Targoviste). There's more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Biserica Kretzulescu.

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Austin, USA to Bucharest is an approximately 19-hour flight. You'll lose 8 hours traveling from Austin to Bucharest due to the time zone difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Austin in October, with highs in Bucharest at 63°F and lows at 42°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Sibiu.

Things to do in Bucharest

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Catedrala Reintregirii Neamului and Passage of Stairs. The Lower Town of Sibiu (Orasul de Jos) and Biserica Evanghelică Fortificată are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sibiu: Brancoveanu Monastery (in Sambata de Sus) and Fortified Evangelical Church of Cincsor (in Cincsor). There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Biserica Romano Catolica, make a trip to Strada Nicolae Balcescu, stroll around Citadel Park of Sibiu, and explore the historical opulence of Slimnic Citadel.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Sibiu trip planner.

You can fly from Bucharest to Sibiu in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October in Sibiu, expect temperatures between 62°F during the day and 39°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Hunedoara.

Things to do in Sibiu

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Hunedoara

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Expozitie Inedita: Ev Mediu. Tortura Si Executie, tour the pleasant surroundings at Arboretumul Simeria, then contemplate the long history of Conacul Berthelot, and finally find something for the whole family at Dinosaur Geopark.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Hunedoara trip planner.

Traveling by car from Sibiu to Hunedoara takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Sibiu in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Hunedoara, with lows of 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can drive to Cluj-Napoca.

Things to do in Hunedoara

Parks · Theme Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cluj-Napoca

— 4 nights

Treasure City

The multicultural Cluj-Napoca is the capital of the historic region of Transylvania.
Explore hidden gems such as Teleki Castle and Piarist Church. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Coltesti Castle Ruins and Franciscan Church. Change things up with these side-trips from Cluj-Napoca: Evangelical Church (in Bistrita), Sic Calvinist Reformed Church (in Sic) and Moara de Vant (in Ciurila). The adventure continues: explore the different monuments and memorials at Cimitirul Central, delve into the distant past at City Walls of Cluj, take in the spiritual surroundings of Reformed Church of Cluj-Napoca, and look for gifts at Chic Bijoux Gallery.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Cluj-Napoca trip builder tool.

Drive from Hunedoara to Cluj-Napoca in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Hunedoara in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Cluj-Napoca, with lows of 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Cluj-Napoca

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Shopping

Side Trips

Romania travel guide

4.4
Castles · Churches · Historic Walking Areas
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.