60 days in Romania Itinerary

60 days in Romania Itinerary

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Timisoara
— 6 nights
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Gorj County
— 4 nights
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Sibiu
— 8 nights
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Sighisoara
— 6 nights
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Brasov
— 7 nights
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Bucharest
— 8 nights
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Tulcea
— 4 nights
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Gura Humorului
— 4 nights
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Baia Mare
— 5 nights
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Cluj-Napoca
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Timisoara

— 6 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. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Timisoara: Șoimoș Fortress (in Lipova) and Arad (Malul Muresului, Biserica Rosie, &more). There's much more to do: make a trip to Piata Victoriei, relax and rejuvenate at Arena AquaSport, stroll around Cathedral Park, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Timisoara Orthodox Cathedral.

For reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Timisoara trip itinerary maker website.

Atlanta, USA to Timisoara is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You can also fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Atlanta to Timisoara. Traveling from Atlanta in June, things will get slightly colder in Timisoara: highs are around 81°F and lows about 58°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Gorj County.

Things to do in Timisoara

Historic Sites · Parks · Tours · Wineries

Side Trips

Gorj County

— 4 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. Change things up with these side-trips from Gorj County: Drobeta-Turnu Severin (Water Castle & Parcul Tudor Vladimirescu), Iron Gates (in Orsova) and Varful Parangul Mic (in Petrosani). Spend the 11th (Fri) exploring nature at National Park Domogled. There's still lots to do: cruise along Transalpina, appreciate the history behind Ecaterina Teodoroiu Mausoleum, make a trip to Infinity Column, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Colt Church.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Gorj County road trip planning website.

You can drive from Timisoara to Gorj County in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 82°F in June, and nighttime lows around 59°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can go by car to Sibiu.

Things to do in Gorj County

Parks · Nature · Scenic Drive · Outdoors

Side Trips

Sibiu

— 8 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: Moldoveanu Peak (in Fagaras), Alba Iulia (Museikon, Citadel of Alba Iulia, &more) and Biserica Sfanta Treime (in Sibiel). There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Big Square (Piata Mare), take in the spiritual surroundings of Cozia Monastery, snap pictures at Bridge of Lies, and explore the historical opulence of Castelul Corvinilor.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Sibiu trip itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Gorj County to Sibiu in 4 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. June in Sibiu sees daily highs of 78°F and lows of 55°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can drive to Sighisoara.

Things to do in Sibiu

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Sighisoara

— 6 nights
As a World Heritage Site, Sighisoara is visited mostly for its fortified Old Town surrounded entirely by city walls.
Venture out of the city with trips to Wehrkirche Frauendorf (in Axente Sever), Medias (Franciscan Church and Monastery & Turnul Fierarilor) and The Fortified Church of Biertan (in Biertan). Next up on the itinerary: take in the exciting artwork at Art & Crafts, make a trip to Sighisoara Historic Center, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Pivnita lui Teo - Teo's Cellar, and ponder the design of Odorheiu Secuiesc.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Sighisoara vacation maker website.

Drive from Sibiu to Sighisoara in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June in Sighisoara, expect temperatures between 79°F during the day and 55°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Brasov.

Things to do in Sighisoara

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

Brasov

— 7 nights
With the dramatic Carpathian Mountains as backdrop, Brasov is the largest city in a region of mountain resorts.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Brasov: Pensiunea Rhein (in Azuga), Bran (Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle) & Museum Medieval Bran) and La Prapastii Zarnesti (in Zarnesti). The adventure continues: explore the historical opulence of Peles Castle, relax and rejuvenate at Sport Wellness Spa, take in the spiritual surroundings of Black Church (Biserica Neagra), and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Fortified Church of Harman.

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Traveling by car from Sighisoara to Brasov takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Bucharest.

Things to do in Brasov

Historic Sites · Nature · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

Bucharest

— 8 nights
The booming city of Bucharest is a sophisticated metropolis with a high contrast of old- and new-world architecture.
Go for a jaunt from Bucharest to Mogosoaia to see Mogosoaia Palace about 34 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: get a sense of history and politics at Palace of Parliament, walk around Herăstrău Park, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and discover the deep blue sea with Green Adventure.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Bucharest trip itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Brasov to Bucharest in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. July in Bucharest sees daily highs of 88°F and lows of 61°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can go by car to Tulcea.

Things to do in Bucharest

Tours · Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Tulcea

— 4 nights
Tulcea is a city in Dobrogea, Romania. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tulcea: Cocoș Romanian Orthodox Monastery (in Niculitel), Sulina (Alter Leuchtturm Sulina & Sulina Mixed Cemetery) and Caraorman Forest (in Crisan). There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Danube Delta Biosphere Reserve, admire the masterpieces at Muzeul de Etnografie Si Arta Populara - Tulcea / Ethnographic and Folk Art Museum - Tulcea, take an in-depth tour of Museum of History and Archaeology, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saon Monastery.

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Tulcea online visit planner.

Drive from Bucharest to Tulcea in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 86°F, and evening lows to 63°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Gura Humorului.

Things to do in Tulcea

Museums · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

Gura Humorului

— 4 nights
Gura Humorului is a town in Suceava County, north-eastern Romania. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Gura Humorului: Muzeul International al Oualor Lucia Condrea (in Moldovita), Putna (Kloster Putna & Putna Monastery) and Transrarau (in Pojorata). The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Manastirea Voronet, relax and rejuvenate at Escape Spa, steep yourself in history at Moldovita Monastery, and explore the world behind art at Folk Traditions Museum of Bucovina.

To see maps and tourist information, use the Gura Humorului trip planner.

Drive from Tulcea to Gura Humorului in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or take a train. When traveling from Tulcea in July, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Gura Humorului: temperatures range from 79°F by day to 59°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to travel to Baia Mare.

Things to do in Gura Humorului

Historic Sites · Museums · Scenic Drive · Outdoors

Side Trips

Baia Mare

— 5 nights
Baia Mare is a municipality along the Săsar River, in northwestern Romania; it is the capital of Maramureș County. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Baia Mare: Church of the Holy Paraskeva (in Desesti), Memorial of the Victims of Communism and of the Resistance (in Sighetu Marmatiei) and Sapanta (Merry Cemetery & Sapanta-Peri Monastery). There's much more to do: admire the striking features of Wooden Churches of Maramures, contemplate the long history of The Church of the Holy Archangels, take in panoramic vistas at Stephen's Tower, and pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Holy Archangels.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Baia Mare driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Gura Humorului to Baia Mare in 5 hours. In July in Baia Mare, expect temperatures between 83°F during the day and 59°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can go by car to Cluj-Napoca.

Things to do in Baia Mare

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Cluj-Napoca

— 7 nights

Treasure City

The multicultural Cluj-Napoca is the capital of the historic region of Transylvania.
Change things up with these side-trips from Cluj-Napoca: Turda (Salina Turda & Muzeul de Istorie Turda). And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Cheile Turzii - Turda Gorge, pause for some photo ops at Matia Corvin Statue, admire the sheer force of Bridal Veil Falls, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Michael's Church.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Cluj-Napoca trip planner.

Getting from Baia Mare to Cluj-Napoca by car takes about 2.5 hours. In July in Cluj-Napoca, expect temperatures between 81°F during the day and 57°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Cluj-Napoca

Parks · Museums · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

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.