29 days in Romania Itinerary

29 days in Romania Itinerary

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Constanta
— 3 nights
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Iasi
— 2 nights
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Suceava
— 1 night
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Brasov
— 3 nights
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Sighisoara
— 2 nights
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Targu Mures
— 1 night
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Sibiu
— 2 nights
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Alba Iulia
— 3 nights
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Cluj-Napoca
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Oradea
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Timisoara
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Constanta

— 3 nights
Constanta is a relaxed seaside town on the coast of the Black Sea.
Explore hidden gems such as Catedrala Sfinții Apostoli Petru și Pavel and St. Mina Orthodox Church. Visiting Plaja de Carte and Footprints of Joy by Save the Dogs and other Animals will get you outdoors. Venture out of the city with trips to Enisala Medieval Fortress (in Enisala), Ibida (in Slava Rusa) and Geamia Ali-Gazi Pasa (in Babadag). The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape at Dobrogea Gorges Reserve and stroll through H2O Beach.

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Bucharest to Constanta is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. While traveling from Bucharest, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Constanta, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Iasi.

Things to do in Constanta

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trips

Iasi

— 2 nights
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Monastery of the Three Holy Hierarchs, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Banu Church of Iasi, then explore the historical opulence of Palace of Culture, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barnovschi Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: wander the streets of Iasi Historical Town, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sinagoga Mare din Iasi, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Armenian Church in Iasi, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Sabbas the Sanctified.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Iasi holiday app.

Do a combination of train, bus, and flight from Constanta to Iasi in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Constanta in May, expect nights in Iasi to be about the same, around 11°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Suceava.

Things to do in Iasi

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Suceava

— 1 night
Suceava is the largest city and the seat of Suceava County, in the historical region of Bukovina, north-eastern Romania. On the 7th (Fri), gain a rich perspective with Hello Bucovina Day Tours, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Holy Cross, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Dragomirna Monastery.

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Suceava itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Iasi to Suceava takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Iasi in May, expect nights in Suceava to be about the same, around 11°C, while days are little chillier, around 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel to Brasov.

Things to do in Suceava

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trip

Brasov

— 3 nights
With the dramatic Carpathian Mountains as backdrop, Brasov is the largest city in a region of mountain resorts.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Transylvanian Wolf and Sinagoga Neologa. Visiting Parasailing & Paragliding and Mount Tampa will get you outdoors. Step out of Brasov with an excursion to Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle) in Bran--about 40 minutes away. There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Fortified Church of Harman, explore the historical opulence of Rasnov Citadel, steep yourself in history at Draper Bastion, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Black Church (Biserica Neagra).

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Brasov holiday planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Suceava to Brasov takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Sighisoara.

Things to do in Brasov

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors · Adventure

Side Trips

Sighisoara

— 2 nights
As a World Heritage Site, Sighisoara is visited mostly for its fortified Old Town surrounded entirely by city walls.
On the 12th (Wed), look for all kinds of wild species at Breite Ancient Oak Tree Reserve, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Margaret Church, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Franciscan Church and Monastery. On the 13th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the landmark architecture of Sighisoara Historic Center, take in the pleasant sights at Scara Acoperita-Covered Stairway, then take in panoramic vistas at Turnul Cismarilor, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church on the Hill, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Holy Trinity Church.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Sighisoara trip itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Brasov to Sighisoara in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May in Sighisoara, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 10°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can go by car to Targu Mures.

Things to do in Sighisoara

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trip

Targu Mures

— 1 night
Târgu Mureș is the seat of Mureș County in the north-central part of Romania. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Synagogue of Tg. Mures, then step into the grandiose world of Teleki Castle, and then explore the historical opulence of Targu Mures Fortress.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Targu Mures trip planner.

You can drive from Sighisoara to Targu Mures in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to drive to Sibiu.

Things to do in Targu Mures

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Sibiu

— 2 nights

Red Town

Reminiscent of the height of the bourgeoisie and retaining much of its medieval architecture, Sibiu is Romania's cultural gem.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: indulge in some personalized pampering at Ocna Sibiului Salt Mine, then explore the historical opulence of Slimnic Citadel, then pause for some serene contemplation at Biserica Evanghelică Fortificată, and finally contemplate the long history of Fortress Walls.

Before you visit Sibiu, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Drive from Targu Mures 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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to drive to Alba Iulia.

Things to do in Sibiu

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Alba Iulia

— 3 nights
Alba Iulia is a city located on the Mureş River in Alba County, Transylvania, Romania, with a population of 63,536. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Catedrala Reintregirii Neamului (Coronation Cathedral) and Coltesti Castle Ruins. Discover out-of-the-way places like St Michael's Roman Catholic Cathedral and Sebes Evangelical Lutheran Church. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Alba Iulia: Szekelyko (in Rimetea), Rapa Rosie (in Sebes) and Aiud Citadel (in Aiud). There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Citadel of Alba Iulia, contemplate the long history of Traseul Celor Trei Fortificatii, and pause for some photo ops at Obeliscul lui Horea, Closca si Crisan.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Alba Iulia travel route builder app.

Traveling by car from Sibiu to Alba Iulia takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can go by car to Cluj-Napoca.

Things to do in Alba Iulia

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Cluj-Napoca

— 3 nights

Treasure City

The multicultural Cluj-Napoca is the capital of the historic region of Transylvania.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Reformed Church of Cluj-Napoca and City Walls of Cluj. You'll discover tucked-away gems like TransyBike - Day Tours and Bridal Veil Falls. Step out of Cluj-Napoca with an excursion to Salina Turda in Turda--about 50 minutes away. The adventure continues: stroll the grounds of Hazsongard Cemetery, head outdoors with Panic Room, pause for some serene contemplation at Franciscan Church, and look for all kinds of wild species at Cheile Turzii - Turda Gorge.

To find out how to plan a trip to Cluj-Napoca, use our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Alba Iulia to Cluj-Napoca by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Cluj-Napoca can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Oradea.

Things to do in Cluj-Napoca

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trip

Oradea

— 4 nights
Oradea the capital city of Bihor County and Crișana region, is one of the important centers of economic, social and cultural development in the western part of Romania, retaining these characteristics throughout history. Explore hidden gems such as The Neolog Synagogue Zion and Black Hawk (Vulturul Negru) Palace Arcade. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Oradea Fortress and Moon Church (Biserica cu Luna). Venture out of the city with trips to Meziad Cave (in Meziad), Unguru Mare Cave (in Suncuius) and Rosia (Old Watermill Rosia & Peştera cu cristale din mina Farcu). And it doesn't end there: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, stroll around Ion C. Bratianu Park, admire the sheer force of Vadu Crisului Waterfall, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Holy Cross Monastery.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Oradea online day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Cluj-Napoca to Oradea takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. May in Oradea sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can drive to Timisoara.

Things to do in Oradea

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Timisoara

— 3 nights
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. Popular historic sites such as Timisoara Historical Center and Millennium Church are in your itinerary. Step out of the city life by going to Dendrological Park and Bega River. There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Romanian Orthodox Parish Iosefin, walk around Central Park, steep yourself in history at Serbian Orthodox Episcopal Church, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cetate Synagogue.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Timisoara online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Oradea to Timisoara takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Timisoara can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Timisoara

Historic Sites · Parks · Tours · Wineries

Side Trip

Romania travel guide

4.4
Castles · Historic Walking Areas · Landmarks
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.

Suceava County travel guide

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Architectural Buildings · Sacred & Religious Sites · Ruins
Suceava is a county of Romania. Most of its territory lies in the southern portion of Bukovina, a historic region, while the remainder forms part of Western Moldavia proper. The county seat is Suceava.DemographicsIn 2011, Suceava County had a population of 634,810, with a population density of 74/km2. Romanians - 96.14% Romani - 1.92% Ukrainians - 0.92% Lipovans - 0.27% Germans - 0.11% Poles, Slovaks, other - 0.5%.GeographyThis county has a total area of 8553km².The western side of the county consists of mountains from the Eastern Carpathians group: the Rodna Mountains, the Rarău Mountains, the Giumalău Mountains and the Ridges of Bukovina with lower heights. The county's elevation decreases toward the east, with the lowest height in the Siret River valley.The rivers crossing the county are the Siret River with its tributaries: the Moldova River, the Suceava River and the Bistrița River.

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