11 days in Sinaia & Transylvania Itinerary

11 days in Sinaia & Transylvania Itinerary

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11 days in Sinaia & Transylvania Itinerary

Start: Kosice
Drive:  9​h
1
Sinaia
— 1 night
train:  1​h
2
Brasov
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Sighisoara
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Turda
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Hunedoara
— 3 nights
Drive:  7​h 45​min
End: Kosice

1
night
Sinaia

Sinaia ©
Named after the monastery around which it was built, Sinaia is a mountain resort and popular holiday destination for Romanians and foreigners alike.
You've now added Peles Castle to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cabana Babele, explore the historical opulence of Pelisor Castle, then explore the historical opulence of Peles Castle, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Sinaia Monastery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Sun): explore the historical opulence of Cantacuzino Castle, then don't miss a visit to Crucea Caraiman, and then don't miss a visit to Manastirea Caraiman.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Sinaia road trip planning site .

Kosice, Slovakia to Sinaia is an approximately 10.5-hour car ride. You can also fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Kosice to Sinaia. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can take a bus to Brasov.

Things to do in Sinaia

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Busteni
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Peles Castle ©
Peles Castle
Sinaia Monastery ©
Sinaia Monastery
Pelisor Castle ©
Pelisor Castle

2
nights
Brasov

Brasov ©
With the dramatic Carpathian Mountains as backdrop, Brasov is the largest city in a region of mountain resorts.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): take in the awesome beauty at Mount Tampa, then don't miss a visit to Council Square, then browse the exhibits of Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle), and finally step into the grandiose world of Rasnov Citadel. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of Brasov Historical Center and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Black Church (Biserica Neagra).

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Brasov trip itinerary maker .

Take a bus from Sinaia to Brasov in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can drive to Sighisoara.

Things to do in Brasov

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Nature

Side Trips

Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle), Rasnov Citadel
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Council Square ©
Council Square
Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle) ©
Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle)
Black Church (Biserica Neagra) ©
Black Church (Biserica Neagra)

1
night
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 30th (Tue): make a trip to Clock Tower, then snap pictures at Scara Acoperita-Covered Stairway, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Sighisoara Historic Center.

For reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Sighisoara online trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Brasov to Sighisoara in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in July, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sighisoara

Historic Sites
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Sighisoara Historic Center
Sighisoara Historic Center
Torre do Relogio ©
Torre do Relogio
Scara Acoperita-Covered Stairway ©
Scara Acoperita-Covered Stairway

3
nights
Turda

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. You've now added Salina Turda to your itinerary. On the 1st (Thu), get to know the fascinating history of Citadel of Alba Iulia and then make a trip to Aiud Citadel. On the 2nd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the ancient world of Roman Castrum Ruins, pause for some serene contemplation at St Michael's Roman Catholic Cathedral, then appreciate the history behind Obeliscul lui Horea, Closca si Crisan, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedrala Reintregirii Neamului (Coronation Cathedral).

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Turda trip itinerary builder app .

Getting from Sighisoara to Turda by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Turda are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. On the 3rd (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Hunedoara.

Things to do in Turda

Historic Sites Spas Museums

Side Trips

Alba Iulia, Aiud Citadel
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Citadel of Alba Iulia ©
Citadel of Alba Iulia
Salina Turda ©
Salina Turda

3
nights
Hunedoara

Hunedoara ©
Hunedoara is a city in Hunedoara County, Transylvania, Romania. On the 3rd (Sat), step into the grandiose world of Castelul Corvinilor. On the 4th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: delve into the distant past at Sarmizegetusa Regia, then explore the ancient world of Termele Romane (Roman Baths), then admire the sheer force of Clocota Waterfalls, and finally identify plant and animal life at Arboretumul Simeria.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Hunedoara itinerary website .

Traveling by car from Turda to Hunedoara takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in August, and nighttime lows around 18°C. You'll set off for home on the 6th (Tue).

Things to do in Hunedoara

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Geoagiu Bai, Fortress of Deva, Arboretumul Simeria, Sarmizegetusa Regia
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Castelul Corvinilor ©
Castelul Corvinilor
Sarmizegetusa Regia ©
Sarmizegetusa Regia
Fortress of Deva ©
Fortress of Deva

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