32 days in Central Romania Itinerary

32 days in Central Romania Itinerary

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Brasov
— 9 nights
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Fagaras
— 3 nights
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Baile Tusnad
— 2 nights
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Lacu Rosu
— 2 nights
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Sighisoara
— 6 nights
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Sibiu
— 9 nights
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Brasov

— 9 nights
With the dramatic Carpathian Mountains as backdrop, Brasov is the largest city in a region of mountain resorts.
Venture out of the city with trips to Bran (Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle) & Museum Medieval Bran). Set the 3rd (Tue) aside for some spooky business with a ghost and vampire tour. Spend the 5th (Thu) airborne with a parasailing or paragliding tour. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Council Square, get to know the fascinating history of Rope Street - Strada Sforii, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Muntele Tampa, and stroll through Poiana Brasov.

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

Bucharest to Brasov is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can drive to Fagaras.

Things to do in Brasov

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Fagaras

— 3 nights
Făgăraș is a city in central Romania, located in Brașov County. Change things up with these side-trips from Fagaras: Emerald Lake (in Racos), Cetatea Rupea (in Rupea) and Viscri Fortified Church (in Viscri). On the 10th (Tue), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Moldoveanu Peak. It doesn't end there: step into the grandiose world of Fagaras Fortress.

For maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Fagaras vacation planning tool.

Traveling by car from Brasov to Fagaras takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Baile Tusnad.

Things to do in Fagaras

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Baile Tusnad

— 2 nights
Băile Tușnad is a town in Harghita County, Romania. On the 13th (Fri), relax and rejuvenate at Wellness Tusnad and then take in the dramatic natural features at Mohos Peat-Bog. On the 14th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the waterfront views at Saint Anna Lake and then see the interesting displays at The Museum of Transylvanian Life.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Baile Tusnad visit website.

Drive from Fagaras to Baile Tusnad in 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can drive to Lacu Rosu.

Things to do in Baile Tusnad

Nature · Parks · Spas · Museums

Side Trip

Lacu Rosu

— 2 nights
On the 15th (Sun), explore the activities along Lacu Rosu (Red Lake) and then explore the striking landscape at Bicaz Gorge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Mon): explore the fascinating underground world of Pestera de Gheata si Grota ursilor and then get a dose of the wild on Medveles Erdelyben.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Lacu Rosu travel planner.

Traveling by car from Baile Tusnad to Lacu Rosu takes 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Sighisoara.

Things to do in Lacu Rosu

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Sighisoara

— 6 nights
As a World Heritage Site, Sighisoara is visited mostly for its fortified Old Town surrounded entirely by city walls.
Change things up with these side-trips from Sighisoara: Odorheiu Secuiesc (in Odorheiu Secuiesc), The Fortified Church of Biertan (in Biertan) and Targu Mures (Petry Museum and Workshop & Palatul Culturii). And it doesn't end there: get to know the fascinating history of Sighisoara Historic Center, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church on the Hill, look for gifts at The Spoonman, and contemplate the waterfront views at Le Lac Balea.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Sighisoara trip app.

Getting from Lacu Rosu to Sighisoara by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In August in Sighisoara, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Sibiu.

Things to do in Sighisoara

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Nature

Side Trips

Sibiu

— 9 nights

Red Town

Reminiscent of the height of the bourgeoisie and retaining much of its medieval architecture, Sibiu is Romania's cultural gem.
Get out of town with these interesting Sibiu side-trips: Alba Iulia (Catedrala Reintregirii Neamului, Citadel of Alba Iulia, &more). And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Big Square (Piata Mare), get to know the fascinating history of Old Town, see the interesting displays at Muzeul ASTRA, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Catedrala Ortodoxa Sfanta Treime.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Sibiu tour itinerary builder app.

Getting from Sighisoara to Sibiu by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Sibiu can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Sibiu

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trips

Central Romania travel guide

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Castles · Landmarks · Historic Walking Areas