30 days in Romania Itinerary

30 days in Romania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Romania vacation planner

©
Make it your trip
Fly
1
Cluj-Napoca
— 4 nights
Drive
2
Gura Humorului
— 2 nights
+2
Fly to Bucharest Otopeni, Bus to Bucharest Pod Băneasa, Train to Constanta
3
Constanta
— 4 nights
Drive
4
Tulcea
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Curtea de Arges
— 4 nights
Drive
6
Brasov
— 5 nights
Drive
7
Timisoara
— 2 nights
Drive
8
Hunedoara
— 1 night
Drive
9
Sibiu
— 5 nights
Fly

S M T W T F S
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14

Cluj-Napoca

— 4 nights

Treasure City

The multicultural Cluj-Napoca is the capital of the historic region of Transylvania.
Explore hidden gems such as Catedrala Sfantul Mihail and Muzeul Etnografic al Transilvaniei. Your inner history buff will appreciate Museum Square (Piaka Muzeului) and City Walls of Cluj. Change things up with these side-trips from Cluj-Napoca: Salina Turda (in Turda), Kornis Castle (in Manastirea) and Palatul Culturii (in Targu Mures). There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Cetatuia Hill (Dealul Cetakuia), take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Transylvanian History, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and stroll through Cheile Turzii.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Cluj-Napoca trip planner.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Cluj-Napoca is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Amsterdam to Cluj-Napoca is 1 hour. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Amsterdam in July: highs in Cluj-Napoca hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can drive to Gura Humorului.

Things to do in Cluj-Napoca

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trips

Gura Humorului

— 2 nights
Gura Humorului is a town in Suceava County, north-eastern Romania. Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Humor Monastery, then admire the masterpieces at Folk Traditions Museum of Bucovina, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Manastirea Voronet. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Moldovita Monastery and then contemplate the long history of Sucevita Monastery.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Gura Humorului sightseeing planner.

Getting from Cluj-Napoca to Gura Humorului by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In July in Gura Humorului, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can travel to Constanta.

Things to do in Gura Humorului

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Constanta

— 4 nights
Constanta is a relaxed seaside town on the coast of the Black Sea.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Museum of National History and Archeology and Tomis Harbor. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Corbu Beach and 2 Mai. Step out of Constanta to go to Mangalia and see Muzeul de Arheologie Callatis, which is approximately 42 minutes away. There's much more to do: get the lay of the land with Walking tours, laugh and play at Aqua magic park, stroll through Mamaia Beach, and don't miss a visit to Venus.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Constanta trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight, bus, and train from Gura Humorului to Constanta in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. In July in Constanta, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can drive to Tulcea.

Things to do in Constanta

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

Tulcea

— 2 nights
Tulcea is a city in Dobrogea, Romania. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Wed): admire the masterpieces at Muzeul de Etnografie Si Arta Populara - Tulcea / Ethnographic and Folk Art Museum - Tulcea, then stroll through Danube Delta Biosphere Reserve, and then explore the ancient world of Cetatea Halmyris. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the ancient world of Ibida, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Geamia Ali-Gazi Pasa, and then examine the collection at The Danube Delta Museum.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Tulcea sightseeing planner.

Getting from Constanta to Tulcea by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Curtea de Arges.

Things to do in Tulcea

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Curtea de Arges

— 4 nights
Curtea de Argeș is a city in Romania on the right bank of the Argeş River, where it flows through a valley of the lower Carpathians (the Făgăraș Mountains), on the railway from Pitești to the Turnu Roșu Pass. Discover out-of-the-way places like Cetatea Poienari and Vidraru Dam. Get some historical perspective at Cozia Monastery and Mănăstirea Curtea de Argeș. Get out of town with these interesting Curtea de Arges side-trips: Calimanesti (Arutela Roman Castrum, Cozia AquaPark, &more), Ansamblul biserici catolice Sf. Iacob - Baratia (in Campulung) and Arhiepiscopia Ramnicului (in Ramnicu Valcea). And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Le Lac Balea, cruise along Transfagarasan Highway, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Princely Church of St Nicholas.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Curtea de Arges tour planner.

You can drive from Tulcea to Curtea de Arges in 5.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Tulcea in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Curtea de Arges, with lows of 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Brasov.

Things to do in Curtea de Arges

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Brasov

— 5 nights
With the dramatic Carpathian Mountains as backdrop, Brasov is the largest city in a region of mountain resorts.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Peasant Fortified Church at Prejmer and Prima Scoala Romaneasca. Step off the beaten path and head to Fagaras Fortress and Biserica Sfântul Nicolae. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Brasov: Sinaia (Pelisor Castle & Manastirea Sinaia), Viscri Fortified Church (in Viscri) and Sighisoara (Weapon Museum, Sighisoara Clock Tower, &more). There's much more to do: take in breathtaking views at Canionul Șapte Scări, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Tampa, look for gifts at Pebs Jewelry, and don't miss a visit to Schei Gate.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Brasov trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Curtea de Arges to Brasov takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) to allow time to drive to Timisoara.

Things to do in Brasov

Historic Sites · Parks · Tours · Museums

Side Trips

Timisoara

— 2 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. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Serbian Orthodox Episcopal Church, then make a trip to Unirii Square, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Timisoara Orthodox Cathedral, and finally contemplate the long history of Timisoara Historical Center. On the 2nd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Cathedral and then don't miss a visit to Piata Victoriei.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Timisoara sightseeing tool.

Getting from Brasov to Timisoara by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle and flight; or take a bus. In July in Timisoara, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Hunedoara.

Things to do in Timisoara

Historic Sites

Hunedoara

— 1 night
On the 3rd (Tue), explore the historical opulence of Fortress of Deva, stroll through Arboretumul Simeria, and then explore the historical opulence of Castelul Corvinilor.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Hunedoara trip planning app.

Drive from Timisoara to Hunedoara in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. In August, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Sibiu.

Things to do in Hunedoara

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Sibiu

— 5 nights

Red Town

Reminiscent of the height of the bourgeoisie and retaining much of its medieval architecture, Sibiu is Romania's cultural gem.
Catedrala Ortodoxa Sfanta Treime and Catedrala Reintregirii Neamului will appeal to history buffs. Explore hidden gems such as Transalpina and Walking tours. Step out of Sibiu to go to Alba Iulia and see Citadel of Alba Iulia, which is approximately 1h 5 min away. And it doesn't end there: delve into the distant past at Sarmizegetusa Regia, examine the collection at Brukenthal National Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sinagoga din Sibiu (The Great Synagogue in Sibiu), and make a trip to Piaka Mica.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Sibiu trip builder app.

Getting from Hunedoara to Sibiu by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Sibiu

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Neighborhoods

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.