9 days in Romania Itinerary

9 days in Romania Itinerary

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Sighisoara
— 1 night
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Cluj-Napoca
— 3 nights
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Timisoara
— 2 nights
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Hunedoara
— 2 nights
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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 Breite Ancient Oak Tree Reserve, Weapon Museum and The History Museum. On the 12th (Wed), get engrossed in the history at The History Museum, learn about all things military at Weapon Museum, then don't miss a visit to Sighisoara Clock Tower, and finally take in the views from Scara Acoperita-Covered Stairway.

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Calnic to Sighisoara is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. In May in Sighisoara, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Cluj-Napoca.

Things to do in Sighisoara

Wildlife · Parks · Museums · Historic Sites
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Cluj-Napoca

— 3 nights

Treasure City

The multicultural Cluj-Napoca is the capital of the historic region of Transylvania.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Teatrul Nakional Lucian Blaga as well as Bears' Cave. Step out of Cluj-Napoca with an excursion to Salina Turda in Turda--about 50 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Gradina Botanica "Alexandru Borza", pause for some photo ops at Rex Matia Corvin Statue, stroll through Cheile Turzii, and stroll around Simion Bărnuțiu Central Park.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Cluj-Napoca route site.

Traveling by car from Sighisoara to Cluj-Napoca takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May in Cluj-Napoca, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 10°C at night. On the 16th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Timisoara.

Things to do in Cluj-Napoca

Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Spas

Side Trips

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Timisoara

— 2 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. You've added Bastionul Theresia, Parcul Copiilor Ion Creangă, Botanic Park, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 16th (Sun), steep yourself in history at Bastionul Theresia.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Timisoara day trip site.

You can drive from Cluj-Napoca to Timisoara in 4 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. May in Timisoara sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to drive to Hunedoara.

Things to do in Timisoara

Parks · Historic Sites · Fun & Games
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Hunedoara

— 2 nights
Your day by day itinerary now includes Sarmizegetusa Regia. Step out of Hunedoara with an excursion to Citadel of Alba Iulia in Alba Iulia--about 1 hour away.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Hunedoara trip planner.

You can drive from Timisoara to Hunedoara in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. In May, daily temperatures in Hunedoara can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. On the 20th (Thu), you're off to home.

Things to do in Hunedoara

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks · Nightlife

Side Trips

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Romania travel guide

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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.