31 days in Romania Itinerary

31 days in Romania Itinerary

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Drive to Antalya International Airport, Fly to Cluj-Napoca
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Cluj-Napoca
— 4 nights
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Timisoara
— 4 nights
Drive
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Hunedoara
— 4 nights
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Sibiu
— 4 nights
Drive
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Sighisoara
— 4 nights
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Bran
— 3 nights
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Curtea de Arges
— 2 nights
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Bucharest
— 5 nights
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Cluj-Napoca

— 4 nights

Treasure City

The multicultural Cluj-Napoca is the capital of the historic region of Transylvania.
Cluj-Napoca is known for parks, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: identify plant and animal life at Cheile Turzii - Turda Gorge, admire the sheer force of Bridal Veil Falls, stroll around Simion Bărnuțiu Central Park, and take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Garden.

For ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Cluj-Napoca online trip itinerary planner.

Isparta, Turkey to Cluj-Napoca is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Isparta to Cluj-Napoca due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in June, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Timisoara.

Things to do in Cluj-Napoca

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites

Timisoara

— 4 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. Venture out of the city with trips to Arad (Statue of Liberty, Retro IT Museum, &more) and Sasca Montana (Rock Tunnels, La Vaioaga Waterfall, &more). There's much more to do: make a trip to Piata Victoriei, walk around Cathedral Park, have fun at Blue Line - The Shooting Range, and admire the striking features of The Palace of the Serbian Episcopacy.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Timisoara day trip planning tool.

Getting from Cluj-Napoca to Timisoara by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Hunedoara.

Things to do in Timisoara

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Hunedoara

— 4 nights
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hunedoara: Ulpia Traiana Sarmizegetusa (in Sarmizegetusa), Petrosani (Pestera Bolii & Varful Parangul Mic) and Prislop Monastery (in Silvasu de Sus).

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Hunedoara online day trip planner.

You can drive from Timisoara to Hunedoara in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. In June, daily temperatures in Hunedoara can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Sibiu.

Things to do in Hunedoara

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Sibiu

— 4 nights

Red Town

Reminiscent of the height of the bourgeoisie and retaining much of its medieval architecture, Sibiu is Romania's cultural gem.
Step out of Sibiu to go to Fagaras and see Moldoveanu Peak, which is approximately 1h 25 min away. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Big Square (Piata Mare), admire the striking features of Orthodox Cathedral Holy Trinity, snap pictures at Bridge of Lies, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Lutheran Evangelical Cathedral & Tower.

To see traveler tips and other tourist information, refer to the Sibiu day trip planner.

You can drive from Hunedoara to Sibiu in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. In June in Sibiu, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to go by car to Sighisoara.

Things to do in Sibiu

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Sighisoara

— 4 nights
As a World Heritage Site, Sighisoara is visited mostly for its fortified Old Town surrounded entirely by city walls.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sighisoara: Targu Mures (Palace of Culture, Petry Museum and Workshop, &more), Fortified Church (in Alma Vii) and Izvoare (Ivo Wildlife Park & Icelandic Horses Riding Ranch). The adventure continues: view the masterpieces at Art & Crafts, explore the activities along Le Lac Balea, take in panoramic vistas at Turnul Cismarilor, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Darjiu Fortified Church.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Sighisoara trip planner.

Getting from Sibiu to Sighisoara by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Sighisoara are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can drive to Bran.

Things to do in Sighisoara

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Bran

— 3 nights
Bran is a commune in Brașov County, Romania. Explore Bran's surroundings by going to Crucea Caraiman (in Busteni) and Sinaia (Sinaia Monastery, Peles Castle, &more). There's still lots to do: explore the galleries of Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle), take in the dramatic natural features at La Prapastii Zarnesti, step into the grandiose world of Rasnov Citadel, and take in the exciting artwork at La Cabane Aux Images.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Bran online travel planner.

You can drive from Sighisoara to Bran in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Curtea de Arges.

Things to do in Bran

Historic Sites · Parks · Theme Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Curtea de Arges

— 2 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. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Anton Pann Memorial House, then take a memorable drive along Transfagarasan Highway, and then admire the engineering at Vidraru Dam. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mănăstirea Curtea de Argeș and then explore the historical opulence of Cetatea Poienari.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Curtea de Arges online trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Bran to Curtea de Arges by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Curtea de Arges can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Bucharest.

Things to do in Curtea de Arges

Historic Sites · Parks · Scenic Drive · Outdoors

Side Trips

Bucharest

— 5 nights
The booming city of Bucharest is a sophisticated metropolis with a high contrast of old- and new-world architecture.
Bucharest is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get a sense of history and politics at Palace of Parliament, view the masterpieces at Muzeul National al Satului "Dimitrie Gusti", steep yourself in history at Stavropoleos Monastery, and gain a rich perspective with MySecretRomania - Private Day Tours.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Bucharest trip itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Curtea de Arges to Bucharest in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Curtea de Arges in July, expect nights in Bucharest to be about the same, around 19°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 36°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bucharest

Parks · Tours · Museums · Outdoors

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.