8 days in Romania Itinerary

8 days in Romania Itinerary

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Bucharest
Drive
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Curtea de Arges
— 1 night
Drive
3
Sibiu
— 1 night
Drive
4
Garda de Sus
— 1 night
Drive
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Turda
Drive
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Sighisoara
— 1 night
Drive
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Brasov
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bucharest
— 1 night
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Bucharest

The booming city of Bucharest is a sophisticated metropolis with a high contrast of old- and new-world architecture.
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If you are flying in from Germany, the closest major aiport is Henri Coandă International Airport. In August, daytime highs in Bucharest are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. You'll set off for Curtea de Arges on the 23rd (Mon).

Things to do in Bucharest

Tours · Nightlife · Historic Sites · Museums

Curtea de Arges

— 1 night
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. Your day by day itinerary now includes Le Lac Balea, Transfagarasan Highway, Mănăstirea Curtea de Argeș, and other attractions you added. On the 23rd (Mon), get a new perspective on nature at Muzeul Viticulturii si Pomiculturii Golesti, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Princely Church of St Nicholas, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mănăstirea Curtea de Argeș.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Curtea de Arges trip builder app.

Getting from Bucharest to Curtea de Arges by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Bucharest in August: highs in Curtea de Arges hover around 33°C, while lows dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Sibiu.

Things to do in Curtea de Arges

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Sibiu

— 1 night

Red Town

Reminiscent of the height of the bourgeoisie and retaining much of its medieval architecture, Sibiu is Romania's cultural gem.
On the 24th (Tue), pause for some serene contemplation at Biserica Evanghelică Fortificată, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Biserica Sfântul Mihail, and then take in the views from Bridge of Lies.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Sibiu trip maker tool.

Traveling by car from Curtea de Arges to Sibiu takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Sibiu are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to travel to Garda de Sus.

Things to do in Sibiu

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Garda de Sus

— 1 night
To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Garda de Sus tour planner.

Getting from Sibiu to Garda de Sus by car takes about 4 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Garda de Sus can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Turda.

Things to do in Garda de Sus

Nature · Parks
Highlights from your trip

Turda

Turda is a city and Municipality in Cluj County, Romania, situated on the Arieş River.HistoryAncient timesThere is evidence of human settlement in the area dating to the Middle Paleolithic, some 60,000 years ago. Your day by day itinerary now includes Salina Turda. Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): indulge in some personalized pampering at Salina Turda.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Turda trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Garda de Sus to Turda in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in August, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Sighisoara.

Things to do in Turda

Spas · Museums
Highlights from your trip

Sighisoara

— 1 night
As a World Heritage Site, Sighisoara is visited mostly for its fortified Old Town surrounded entirely by city walls.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Sighisoara Clock Tower.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Sighisoara vacation planner.

You can drive from Turda to Sighisoara in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August in Sighisoara, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to drive to Brasov.

Things to do in Sighisoara

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Brasov

— 2 nights
With the dramatic Carpathian Mountains as backdrop, Brasov is the largest city in a region of mountain resorts.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Black Church (Biserica Neagra) as well as Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle). Keep things going the next day: take in the awesome beauty at Muntele Tampa, pause for some serene contemplation at Fortified Church of Harman, explore the stunning scenery at Canionul Șapte Scări, take an in-depth tour of Rope Street Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Black Church (Biserica Neagra), and finally make a trip to Council Square.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Brasov road trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Sighisoara to Brasov takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Bucharest.

Things to do in Brasov

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Bucharest

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): get to know the fascinating history of Old Town.

To find maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Bucharest route builder tool.

You can drive from Brasov to Bucharest in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Bucharest

Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites

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.