13 days in Romania Itinerary

13 days in Romania Itinerary

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13 days in Romania Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  6​h 15​min
1
Sibiu
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Sighisoara
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Brasov
— 3 nights
Drive:  45​min
4
Bran
— 1 night
taxi + train:  2​h 30​min
5
Bucharest
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: London

3
nights
Sibiu

Sibiu ©
Reminiscent of the height of the bourgeoisie and retaining much of its medieval architecture, Sibiu is Romania's cultural gem.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sibiu: Fagaras Fortress (in Fagaras), Transfagarasan Highway (in Curtea de Arges) and Alba Iulia (Catedrala Reintregirii Neamului (Coronation Cathedral) & Citadel of Alba Iulia). There's much more to do: make a trip to Big Square (Piata Mare), see the interesting displays at Landeskirchliches Museum der Evangelischen Kirche, take in the views from Bridge of Lies, and look for all kinds of wild species at Expo Reptile Vii.

To find out how to plan a trip to Sibiu, use our trip itinerary maker.

London, UK to Sibiu is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from London to Sibiu, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from London, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Sibiu, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to drive to Sighisoara.

Things to do in Sibiu

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Alba Iulia, Transfagarasan Highway, Fagaras Fortress, Telescaun Paltinis, Viscri Fortified Church
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Citadel of Alba Iulia ©
Citadel of Alba Iulia
Transfagarasan Highway ©
Transfagarasan Highway
Big Square (Piata Mare) ©
Big Square (Piata Mare)

2
nights
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 5th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Synagogue Sighisoara, appreciate the extensive heritage of Sighisoara Historic Center, don't miss a visit to Scara Acoperita-Covered Stairway, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Synagogue of Tg. Mures, and finally get lost in a book at The Teleki-Bolyai Library. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Darjiu Fortified Church, ponder the design of Odorheiu Secuiesc, take in panoramic vistas at Turnul Croitorilor, take in the exciting artwork at Art & Crafts, then get a taste of the local shopping with The Spoonman, and finally make a trip to Torre do Relogio.

To find photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Sighisoara trip itinerary planning website .

Getting from Sibiu to Sighisoara by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in June, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Brasov.

Things to do in Sighisoara

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Targu Mures, Odorheiu Secuiesc, Darjiu Fortified Church
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Art & Crafts ©
Art & Crafts
Sighisoara Historic Center
Sighisoara Historic Center
Torre do Relogio ©
Torre do Relogio

3
nights
Brasov

Brasov ©
With the dramatic Carpathian Mountains as backdrop, Brasov is the largest city in a region of mountain resorts.
Step out of Brasov to go to Sinaia and see Peles Castle, which is approximately 1 hour away. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Black Church (Biserica Neagra), take an in-depth tour of Rope Street Museum, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and make a splash at Paradisul Acvatic.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Brasov journey planner.

You can drive from Sighisoara to Brasov in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Bran.

Things to do in Brasov

Historic Sites Theme Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Peles Castle
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Peles Castle ©
Peles Castle
Black Church (Biserica Neagra) ©
Black Church (Biserica Neagra)
Mount Tampa ©
Mount Tampa

1
night
Bran

Bran ©
Bran is a commune in Brașov County, Romania. Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): step into the grandiose world of Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle), examine the collection at Museum Medieval Bran, then step into the grandiose world of Rasnov Citadel, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Libearty Bear Sanctuary Zarnesti.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Bran tour itinerary planner .

Drive from Brasov to Bran in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can travel to Bucharest.

Things to do in Bran

Museums Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Rasnov Citadel, Libearty Bear Sanctuary Zarnesti
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Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle) ©
Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle)
Rasnov Citadel ©
Rasnov Citadel
Libearty Bear Sanctuary Zarnesti ©
Libearty Bear Sanctuary Zarnesti

3
nights
Bucharest

Bucharest ©
The booming city of Bucharest is a sophisticated metropolis with a high contrast of old- and new-world architecture.
Go for a jaunt from Bucharest to Mogosoaia to see Mogosoaia Palace about 34 minutes away. There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of Palace of Parliament, appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town, steep yourself in history at Stavropoleos Monastery, and test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Bucharest holiday planning site .

You can do a combination of taxi and train from Bran to Bucharest in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In June in Bucharest, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bucharest

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Mogosoaia Palace
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Peasant Museum (Muzeul Taranului Roman) ©
Palace of Parliament ©
Palace of Parliament

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