12 days in Transylvania & Sinaia Itinerary

12 days in Transylvania & Sinaia Itinerary

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Cluj-Napoca
— 2 nights
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Sighisoara
— Few hours
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Viscri
— Few hours
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Rupea
— Few hours
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Prejmer
— Few hours
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Brasov
— 1 night
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Sinaia
— Few hours
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Rasnov
— Few hours
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Bran
— 1 night
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Fagaras
— Few hours
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Sibiu
— 1 night
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Hunedoara
— Few hours
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Sarmizegetusa
— Few hours
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Sebes
— 1 night
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Arieseni
— 1 night
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Padis
— 2 nights
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Cluj-Napoca
— 2 nights

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Cluj-Napoca

Cluj-Napoca ©

Treasure City

The multicultural Cluj-Napoca is the capital of the historic region of Transylvania.
For ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Cluj-Napoca trip itinerary tool.

Athens, Greece to Cluj-Napoca is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Athens in August, expect nights in Cluj-Napoca to be much colder, around 16°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Sighisoara.

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Parks · Historic Sites
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Sighisoara

Sighisoara
As a World Heritage Site, Sighisoara is visited mostly for its fortified Old Town surrounded entirely by city walls.
Sighisoara Historic Center has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): get to know the fascinating history of Sighisoara Historic Center and then stop by The Spoonman.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Sighisoara trip builder app.

You can drive from Cluj-Napoca to Sighisoara in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Viscri.

Things to do in Sighisoara

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums
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Viscri

Viscri ©
You've now added Viscri Fortified Church to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): don't miss a visit to Viscri Fortified Church.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Viscri trip maker website.

Traveling by car from Sighisoara to Viscri takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a train. August in Viscri sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Rupea.
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Rupea

Rupea ©
Rupea is a town in Brașov County in Transylvania, Romania. Your day by day itinerary now includes Cetatea Rupea. On the 3rd (Mon), don't miss a visit to Cetatea Rupea.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Rupea online trip builder.

Rupea is very close to Viscri. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to drive to Prejmer.

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Historic Sites
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Prejmer

Prejmer ©
Prejmer is a commune in Brașov County, Romania. Your day by day itinerary now includes Peasant Fortified Church at Prejmer. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): steep yourself in history at Peasant Fortified Church at Prejmer.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Prejmer travel route builder app.

Traveling by car from Rupea to Prejmer takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to drive to Brasov.

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Historic Sites
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Brasov

Brasov ©
With the dramatic Carpathian Mountains as backdrop, Brasov is the largest city in a region of mountain resorts.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Council Square as well as Black Church (Biserica Neagra). Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): make a trip to Council Square.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Brasov day trip site.

Brasov is just a short distance from Prejmer. You'll have a few hours on the 4th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Sinaia.

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Sinaia

Sinaia

Pearl Of The Carpathians

Named after the monastery around which it was built, Sinaia is a mountain resort and popular holiday destination for Romanians and foreigners alike.
To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Sinaia travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Brasov to Sinaia takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or take a train. On the 4th (Tue), you're off to Rasnov.

Things to do in Sinaia

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Museums
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Rasnov

Rasnov ©
Râșnov is a town in Brașov County, Romania with a population of 15,466.It is located at about 15 km from the city of Brașov and about the same distance from Bran, on the road that links Wallachia and Transylvania.HistoryThe castle of Râșnov was built in the years 1211-1225 by Teutonic Knights. On the 4th (Tue), explore the historical opulence of Rasnov Citadel.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Rasnov day trip tool.

Getting from Sinaia to Rasnov by car takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to drive to Bran.

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Historic Sites
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Castle
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Bran

Bran
Bran is a commune in Brașov County, Romania. To find where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Bran trip itinerary planner.

Bran is just a short distance from Rasnov. On the 5th (Wed), you're off to Fagaras.

Things to do in Bran

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Tours
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Fagaras

Fagaras ©
Făgăraș is a city in central Romania, located in Brașov County. Your day by day itinerary now includes Castelul De Lut Valea Zanelor. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): make a trip to Castelul De Lut Valea Zanelor, admire the sheer force of Capra Wasserfall, and then explore the historical opulence of Fagaras Fortress.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Fagaras trip maker app.

You can drive from Bran to Fagaras in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and train. In August, daytime highs in Fagaras are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Sibiu.

Things to do in Fagaras

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

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Sibiu

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 5th (Wed): make a trip to Strada Nicolae Balcescu.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Sibiu route planning tool.

Drive from Fagaras to Sibiu in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. August in Sibiu sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 16°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Hunedoara.
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Hunedoara

Hunedoara ©
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Arboretumul Simeria, then step into the grandiose world of Castelul Corvinilor, and then get engrossed in the history at Expozitie Inedita: Ev Mediu. Tortura Si Executie.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Hunedoara trip itinerary planning app.

Drive from Sibiu to Hunedoara in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in August, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can travel to Sarmizegetusa.

Things to do in Hunedoara

Wildlife · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

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Sarmizegetusa

Sarmizegetusa ©
Start off your visit on the 6th (Thu): explore the ancient world of Ulpia Traiana Sarmizegetusa.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Sarmizegetusa trip planner.

Traveling by car from Hunedoara to Sarmizegetusa takes an hour. In August in Sarmizegetusa, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 18°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to travel to Sebes.

Things to do in Sarmizegetusa

Historic Sites
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Sebes

Sebes
Sebeș is a city in Alba County, central Romania, southern Transylvania.GeographyThe city lies in the Mureș River valley and it straddles the river Sebeș. For photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Sebes trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Sarmizegetusa to Sebes takes 1.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Sebes are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. On the 7th (Fri), you're off to Arieseni.

Things to do in Sebes

Historic Sites · Nature · Wildlife · Parks
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Arieseni

Arieseni ©
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Cascada Varciorog. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Pestera Poarta lui Ionele and then head outdoors with Groapa Ruginoasa.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Arieseni day trip planning website.

You can drive from Sebes to Arieseni in 3 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Padis.

Things to do in Arieseni

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

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Padis

Padis ©
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Fortress of Ponor and then look for all kinds of wild species at Galbena Gorges. Here are some ideas for day two: find something for the whole family at Apuseni Natural Park, Head underground at Meziad Cave, and then Head underground at Bear's Cave.

Before you visit Padis, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Drive from Arieseni to Padis in 2 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel to Cluj-Napoca.

Things to do in Padis

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Theme Parks

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Cluj-Napoca

Cluj-Napoca ©

Treasure City

Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Cheile Turzii - Turda Gorge, then stroll around Adrenalin Park, and then make a trip to Fabrica de Pensule. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: trek along TransyBike - Day Tours, stop by Chic Bijoux Gallery, and then admire the natural beauty at Iulius Park.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Cluj-Napoca tour itinerary planning site.

You can drive from Padis to Cluj-Napoca in 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cluj-Napoca

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours

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Hiking Trail
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