8 days in Transylvania Itinerary

8 days in Transylvania Itinerary

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Cluj-Napoca
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Sighisoara
— 1 night
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Baile Tusnad
— 1 night
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Brasov
— 3 nights
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Sibiu
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Cluj-Napoca

Cluj-Napoca ©

Treasure City

The multicultural Cluj-Napoca is the capital of the historic region of Transylvania.
On the 16th (Thu), walk around Simion Bărnuțiu Central Park. On the 17th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Museum of Art and then take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Garden.

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Tel Aviv, Israel to Cluj-Napoca is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Tel Aviv in January, with highs in Cluj-Napoca at 1°C and lows at -6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to drive to Sighisoara.

Things to do in Cluj-Napoca

Parks · Museums
Highlights from your trip
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Art Museum
Museum of Art
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Sighisoara

Sighisoara
As a World Heritage Site, Sighisoara is visited mostly for its fortified Old Town surrounded entirely by city walls.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): appreciate the extensive heritage of Sighisoara Historic Center, take in the pleasant sights at Scara Acoperita-Covered Stairway, see the interesting displays at Art & Crafts, then take in the exciting artwork at The Spoonman, and finally make a trip to Sighisoara Clock Tower.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Sighisoara trip itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Cluj-Napoca to Sighisoara in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 1°C in January, and nighttime lows around -7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Baile Tusnad.

Things to do in Sighisoara

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
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Must see
Art & Crafts
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Baile Tusnad

Baile Tusnad ©
Băile Tușnad is a town in Harghita County, Romania. Saint Anna Lake has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): take in the dramatic natural features at Mohos Peat-Bog and then explore the activities along Saint Anna Lake.

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Drive from Sighisoara to Baile Tusnad in 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Brasov.

Things to do in Baile Tusnad

Parks · Nature
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Water Body
Saint Anna Lake
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Geologic Formation
Mohos Peat-Bog
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Brasov

Brasov ©
With the dramatic Carpathian Mountains as backdrop, Brasov is the largest city in a region of mountain resorts.
Get out of town with these interesting Brasov side-trips: Mountain Postavarul (in Poiana Brasov) and Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle) (in Bran). There's much more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Brasov Historical Center, hit the slopes at Poiana Brasov, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Tampa, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Black Church (Biserica Neagra).

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Brasov visit planner.

You can drive from Baile Tusnad to Brasov in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to drive to Sibiu.

Things to do in Brasov

Side Trips

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Must see
Council Square
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Historic Walking Area
Brasov Historical Center
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Sibiu

Sibiu ©

Red Town

Reminiscent of the height of the bourgeoisie and retaining much of its medieval architecture, Sibiu is Romania's cultural gem.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): see the interesting displays at Brukenthal National Museum, wander the streets of Passage of Stairs, then make a trip to Big Square (Piata Mare), and finally snap pictures at Bridge of Lies.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Sibiu day trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Brasov to Sibiu takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In January, plan for daily highs up to 2°C, and evening lows to -8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sibiu

Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites
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Specialty Museum
Brukenthal National Museum
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Bridge
Bridge of Lies
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