9 days in Transylvania Itinerary

9 days in Transylvania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Transylvania visit planner

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Sibiu
— 1 night
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Sighisoara
— 1 night
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Targu Mures
— 3 nights
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Cluj-Napoca
— 2 nights
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): examine the collection at ASTRA Museum, don't miss a visit to Big Square (Piata Mare), and then snap pictures at Bridge of Lies.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Sibiu journey maker site.

Timisoara to Sibiu is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also fly; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Sibiu can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Sighisoara.

Things to do in Sibiu

Museums

Sighisoara

— 1 night
As a World Heritage Site, Sighisoara is visited mostly for its fortified Old Town surrounded entirely by city walls.
On the 8th (Mon), delve into the mystery of Casa Vlad Dracul, view the masterpieces at Art & Crafts, take in the pleasant sights at Scara Acoperita-Covered Stairway, don't miss a visit to Sighisoara Historic Center, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church on the Hill, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Turnul Franghierilor.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Sighisoara trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from Sibiu to Sighisoara takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Targu Mures.

Things to do in Sighisoara

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Targu Mures

— 3 nights
Târgu Mureș is the seat of Mureș County in the north-central part of Romania. Explore Targu Mures' surroundings by going to Evangelical Church (in Bistrita), Colibița (in Colibita) and Praid (Butterfly House Praid & Club Aventura). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Palace of Culture, step into the grandiose world of Targu Mures Fortress, browse the collection at The Teleki-Bolyai Library, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at La Gradina Zoo.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Targu Mures itinerary builder app.

Getting from Sighisoara to Targu Mures by car takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In June in Targu Mures, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Cluj-Napoca.

Things to do in Targu Mures

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Cluj-Napoca

— 2 nights

Treasure City

The multicultural Cluj-Napoca is the capital of the historic region of Transylvania.
To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Cluj-Napoca road trip website.

Drive from Targu Mures to Cluj-Napoca in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June in Cluj-Napoca, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 15°C at night. On the 14th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Cluj-Napoca

Parks · Wildlife · Museums

Transylvania travel guide

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Castles · Landmarks · Historic Walking Areas
While Transylvania may be known in popular culture as the home of Dracula, the incredible lanscape and rich history of this region are not to be overlooked. Located in the Carpathian Mountains in central Romania, travelers flock here for outdoor activities and adventures such as hiking, skiing, and rock climbing. Further, the medieval towns and architecture scattered throughout the region are some of the oldest and best preserved in the country. As host of many festivals and events, Transylvania is a cultural center for foreigners and locals alike. It's the country's largest and most well-known region, and the majority of tourism within Romania exists in this historic area.