Fagaras trip planner

Create a fully customized
day-by-day itinerary for free

Itinerary Planner
+ Add destination
2 adults
- +
- +
- +


(4.6/5 based on 140+ reviews for 2 attractions)
Things to do: historic sites, nature
Făgăraș is a city in central Romania, located in Brașov County. It lies on the Olt River and has a population of 28,330 as of 2011.Romanians now form 91.3% of the population following Saxon and Hungarian emigration, although the city's diverse background is still apparent.NameAccording to linguist Iorgu Iordan, the name of the town is a Romanian diminutive of collective noun *făgar ("beech forest"), derived from fag, "beech tree".Another source of the name is alleged to derive from the Hungarian language word for "partridge" (fogor). A more plausible explanation is that the name is given by Fogaras river coming from the Pecheneg "Fagar šu", which means ash water. Another source of the name is given by folk etymology to be Hungarian, as the rendering of "wood" (fa) and "money" (garas), with legends stating that money made of wood had been used to pay the peasants who built the fortress (Făgăraș Citadel) around 1310.
Add Fagaras and other destinations in Romania to your travel itinerary using our Romania itinerary builder.
Create a full itinerary — for free!

Plan your trip to Fagaras

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.
We'll find the best hotel deals
from all the top travel sites.

Best price guaranteed.
Powered by

Where to stay

Browse hundreds of hotels and read guest reviews on the world's leading online travel agency website.
Checking In:
Checking Out:

Extend your holiday

Visit top cities near Fagaras
Sightseeing, religious sites, historic sites
Visit for: 4 daysStart a plan »
Sightseeing, museums, religious sites
Visit for: 2 daysStart a plan »
Historic sites, religious sites, nature
Visit for: 2 daysStart a plan »
Museums, theme parks
Visit for: 3 daysStart a plan »
Historic sites, sightseeing, shopping
Visit for: 2 daysStart a plan »

Inspirock Trip Planner in the News