22 days in Romania Itinerary

22 days in Romania Itinerary

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Bucharest
— 4 nights
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Gorj County
— 2 nights
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Hunedoara
— 2 nights
Drive
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Baile Felix
— 3 nights
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Bistrita
— 2 nights
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Targu Ocna
— 1 night
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Bacau
— 2 nights
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Magura
— 2 nights
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Tulcea
— 2 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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Palace of Parliament and Muzeul National al Satului "Dimitrie Gusti". Go for a jaunt from Bucharest to Balotesti to see Therme București about 36 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: get the lay of the land with Walking tours, learn more about the world around you at Grigore Antipa National Museum of Natural History, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedrala Patriarhala, and get engrossed in the history at Museum of History of the Jewish Community.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Bucharest trip itinerary website.

Jerusalem, Israel to Bucharest is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. In July, daily temperatures in Bucharest can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) to allow time to drive to Gorj County.

Things to do in Bucharest

Theme Parks · Museums · Spas · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Gorj County

— 2 nights
Gorj is a county of Romania, in Oltenia, with its capital city at Târgu Jiu.DemographicsIn 2011, it had a population of 334,238 and its population density was 59.66/km². Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): pause for some photo ops at Ecaterina Teodoroiu Mausoleum, then cruise along Transalpina, and then explore the fascinating underground world of The Women's Cave ( Pestera Muierii ). On the 3rd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Mănăstirea Lainici, don't miss a visit to The Gate of Kiss, then make a trip to Infinity Column, and finally don't miss a visit to Table of Silence.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Gorj County trip planner.

You can drive from Bucharest to Gorj County in 5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Gorj County can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Hunedoara.

Things to do in Gorj County

Parks · Scenic Drive · Nature · Outdoors

Hunedoara

— 2 nights
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): step into the grandiose world of Castelul Corvinilor, then take an in-depth tour of Expozitie Inedita: Ev Mediu. Tortura Si Executie, then explore the historical opulence of Fortress of Deva, and finally examine the collection at Muzeul Civilizatiei Dacice si Romane Deva. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Thu): delve into the distant past at Ulpia Traiana Sarmizegetusa, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Densus Church, and then make a trip to Prislop Monastery.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Hunedoara trip maker.

You can drive from Gorj County to Hunedoara in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Hunedoara can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to travel to Baile Felix.

Things to do in Hunedoara

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Baile Felix

— 3 nights
Kids will enjoy Black Hawk (Vulturul Negru) Palace Arcade and Oradea Fortress.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Baile Felix trip maker site.

Drive from Hunedoara to Baile Felix in 3.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel to Bistrita.

Things to do in Baile Felix

Spas · Baths · Theme Parks · Parks

Side Trip

Bistrita

— 2 nights
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): try out the rides at Baile Figa. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: ponder the world of politics at National Centre for Information and Tourism Promotion Bistrita.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Bistrita attractions planner.

Getting from Baile Felix to Bistrita by car takes about 4.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 15°C. You will have some time to spend on the 10th (Tue) before leaving for Targu Ocna.

Things to do in Bistrita

Beaches · Parks · Theme Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

Targu Ocna

— 1 night
Târgu Ocna is a town in Bacău County, Romania, situated on the left bank of the Trotuș River, an affluent of the Siret, and on a branch railway which crosses the Ghimeș Pass from Moldavia into Transylvania. On the 11th (Wed), pause for some serene contemplation at Biserica Buna Vestire, take in the spiritual surroundings of Magura Ocnei Monastery, then appreciate the history behind Mount Magura Heroes' Monument, then stroll around Parcul din Slanic Moldova, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Slănic-Moldova Gorge.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Targu Ocna travel planner.

Traveling by car from Bistrita to Targu Ocna takes 5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel to Bacau.

Things to do in Targu Ocna

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trip

Bacau

— 2 nights
Start off your visit on the 12th (Thu): browse the different shops at Arena Mall Bacau, then look and learn at Observatorul Astronomic Victor Anestin, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Biserica Precista. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Fri): stroll around Inima Bacaului.

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Getting from Targu Ocna to Bacau by car takes about 1.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 17°C. On the 13th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Magura.

Things to do in Bacau

Museums · Childrens Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Magura

— 2 nights
Măgura is a commune in the Buzău County of Romania, located on the right bank of the Buzău River, in the hillside next to the Carpathian Mountains' curvature. On the 14th (Sat), take in the spiritual surroundings of Ciolanu Monastery, see the interesting displays at Muzeul Municipal Ramnicu, and then admire the striking features of Ramnicu Sarat Station. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at Tabara de Sculptura Magura, then make a trip to Vulcanii Noroiosi (Muddy Volcanoes), then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ratesti Monastery, and finally examine the collection at The Amber Museum.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Magura online itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Bacau to Magura takes 3 hours. Traveling from Bacau in August, Magura is a bit warmer at night with lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can travel to Tulcea.

Things to do in Magura

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Tulcea

— 2 nights
Tulcea is a city in Dobrogea, Romania. On the 16th (Mon), examine the collection at The Danube Delta Museum, identify plant and animal life at Danube Delta Biosphere Reserve, and then explore the world behind art at Muzeul de Etnografie Si Arta Populara - Tulcea / Ethnographic and Folk Art Museum - Tulcea.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Tulcea holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Magura to Tulcea takes 4 hours. In August, daytime highs in Tulcea are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. On the 17th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Tulcea

Museums · Wildlife · Parks

Romania travel guide

4.4
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.

Hunedoara County travel guide

4.1
Castles · Ruins · Landmarks
Hunedoara is a county of Romania, in Transylvania, with its capital city at Deva. The county is part of the Danube–Criș–Mureș–Tisa Euroregion.NameIn Hungarian, it is known as Hunyad megye, in German as Kreis Hunedoara, and in Slovak as Hunedoara.DemographicsIn 2011, the county had a population of 396,253 and the population density was 56.1/km².Romanians - 93.31%Hungarians - 4.09%Romani - 1.9%Germans 0.25%. Hunedoara's Jiu River Valley is traditionally a coal-mining region, and its high level of industrialisation drew many people from other regions of Romania in the period before the fall of the communist regime.GeographyThis county has a total area of 7,063 km².Mainly, the relief is made up of mountains, divided by the Mureș River valley which crosses the county from East to West. To the North side there are the Apuseni Mountains and to the South side there are mountains from the Southern Carpathians group, Parâng Mountains group and Retezat-Godeanu Mountains group: Orastie and Surianu Mountains (South-East), Retezat Mountains (South), Poiana Ruscai Mountains (South-West).

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Bacau County travel guide

4.4
Shopping Malls · Parks · Monuments
Bacău is a county of Romania, in Moldavia, with its capital city at Bacău. It has one commune, Ghimeș-Făget, in Transylvania.DemographicsIn October 20, 2011, it had a population of 616,168 and the population density was 93/km².The ethnic breakdown was as follows:Romanians – 96.1%Hungarians/Csángós – 0.7%Romani – 1.7%. According to the 2001 census the Csángó (Ceangăi) Hungarians number 4,373 people (0.7%). Some estimates put the total number of Csángós at around 70,000.GeographyThis county has a total area of 6,621 km².The West side of the county are mountains from the Eastern Carpathian group. Here, along the valleys of the Oituz River and Trotuș River there are two important links between Moldavia and Transylvania. To the East side, the heights decrease and the lowest point can be found on the Siret River valley which crosses the county from North to South in the middle. On the East side there is the Moldavian Plateau crossed by many small rivers.NeighboursVaslui County in the East.Harghita County and Covasna County in the West.Neamț County in the North.Vrancea County in the South.

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Buzau County travel guide

4.2
Landmarks · Wineries & Vineyards · Nature & Parks
Buzău is a county of Romania, in the historical region Muntenia, with the capital city at Buzău.DemographicsIn 2011, it had a population of 432,054 and the population density was 70.7/km².Romanians – 97%Romani – under 3% declared, and others.GeographyThis county has a total area of 6,103 km².In the North Side there are the mountains from the southern end of the Eastern Carpathians group – the Vrancea Mountains and the Buzău Mountains with heights over 1,700 m. The heights decrease in the South and East passing through the subcarpathian hills to the Bărăgan Plain at about 80 m.The main river crossing the county is the Buzău River which collects many small rivers from the mountains and flows to the East into the Siret River.Neighbours Brăila County to the east. Prahova County and Brașov County to the west. Covasna County and Vrancea County to the north. Ialomița County to the south.

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Tulcea County travel guide

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Wildlife Areas · Specialty Museums · Ruins
Tulcea is a county of Romania, in the historical region Dobruja, with the capital city at Tulcea.DemographicsIn 2011, Tulcea County had a population of 201,462. The population density was 23.7/km², the lowest among the counties of Romania.Romanians - 89.13%Russians and Lipovans - 5.41%Turks - 0.93%Romani - 1.87%Greeks - 0.65% In the Danube Delta there is an important community of Russians and Lipovans. In the south of the county there are communities of Turks. The region once was a centre of Islam in Romania.GeographyThe county has a total area of 8,499 km².The most significant feature of Tulcea County is the Danube Delta, which occupies about 1/3 of the entire surface and is located in the North-East side of the county. The Delta has three main branches: the Sulina branch (the only one navigable by large ships) in the middle, the Chilia branch in the North (the border with Ukraine) and the Sfântu Gheorghe branch (Saint George) in the South.

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