12 days in Romania Itinerary

12 days in Romania Itinerary

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Fly
1
Targu Mures
— 1 night
Drive
2
Sighisoara
— 1 night
Drive
3
Viscri
— Few hours
Drive
4
Sibiu
— 1 night
Drive
5
Brasov
— 3 nights
Drive
6
Zarnesti
— Few hours
Drive
7
Bucharest
— 3 nights
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Targu Mures

Târgu Mureș is the seat of Mureș County in the north-central part of Romania. On the 28th (Mon), learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at La Gradina Zoo, then browse the collection at The Teleki-Bolyai Library, and then step into the grandiose world of Targu Mures Fortress.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Targu Mures online trip builder.

Budapest, Hungary to Targu Mures is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Budapest to Targu Mures. In October, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 4°C. You will leave for Sighisoara on the 29th (Tue).

Things to do in Targu Mures

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 28 — 29:

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Sighisoara

As a World Heritage Site, Sighisoara is visited mostly for its fortified Old Town surrounded entirely by city walls.
On the 29th (Tue), get to know the fascinating history of Sighisoara Historic Center, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church on the Hill, and then make a trip to Sighisoara Clock Tower.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Sighisoara sightseeing planning site.

You can drive from Targu Mures to Sighisoara in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Viscri.

Things to do in Sighisoara

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 29 — 30:

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hours
Viscri

Kick off your visit on the 30th (Wed): delve into the distant past at Cetatea Rupea and then don't miss a visit to Viscri Fortified Church.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Viscri road trip planning site.

You can drive from Sighisoara to Viscri in an hour. Other options are to do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 5°C. On the 30th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Sibiu.

Things to do in Viscri

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 30 — 31:

1
night
Sibiu

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 30th (Wed): take a stroll through Passage of Stairs and then make a trip to Big Square (Piata Mare).

For reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Sibiu trip planner.

Getting from Viscri to Sibiu by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 4°C. You'll have a few hours on the 31st (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Brasov.

Things to do in Sibiu

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Oct 30 — 31:

3
nights
Brasov

With the dramatic Carpathian Mountains as backdrop, Brasov is the largest city in a region of mountain resorts.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Brasov: Sinaia (Peles Castle, Pelisor Castle, &more) and Crucea Caraiman (in Busteni). The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Black Church (Biserica Neagra), appreciate the extensive heritage of Rope Street - Strada Sforii, take an in-depth tour of Rope Street Museum, and make a trip to Council Square.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Brasov trip itinerary maker app.

Getting from Sibiu to Brasov by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Zarnesti.

Things to do in Brasov

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 31 — Nov 3:

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Zarnesti

Zărnești is a town in Brașov County, Transylvania, Romania, with a population of 21,681. On the 3rd (Sun), identify plant and animal life at Libearty Bear Sanctuary Zarnesti and then explore the historical opulence of Rasnov Citadel.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Zarnesti road trip planner.

Getting from Brasov to Zarnesti by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 12°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can drive to Bucharest.

Things to do in Zarnesti

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Nov 3 — 4:

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nights
Bucharest

The booming city of Bucharest is a sophisticated metropolis with a high contrast of old- and new-world architecture.
Bucharest is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: ponder the world of politics at Palace of Parliament, take in the exciting artwork at Muzeul National al Satului "Dimitrie Gusti", steep yourself in history at Stavropoleos Monastery, and get to know the fascinating history of Old Town.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Bucharest sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Zarnesti to Bucharest in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Bucharest are 12°C, while nighttime lows are 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bucharest

Tours · Wineries · Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Nov 3 — 6:

Romania travel guide

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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.