15 days in Romania Itinerary

15 days in Romania Itinerary

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15 days in Romania Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly:  5​h
1
Cluj-Napoca
— 3 nights
2
Sibiu
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Sighisoara
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Brasov
— 3 nights
5
Tulcea
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
6
Bucharest
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: Tel Aviv

3
nights
Cluj-Napoca

Cluj-Napoca ©
The multicultural Cluj-Napoca is the capital of the historic region of Transylvania.
Step out of the city life by going to Baile Figa and Muntele Mare. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Framm's and Citadel of Alba Iulia. Step out of Cluj-Napoca with an excursion to Muzeul de Istorie Turda in Turda--about 40 minutes away. The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Cheile Turzii - Turda Gorge, take in the spiritual surroundings of Reformed Church of Cluj-Napoca, and stop by Oranjerie.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Cluj-Napoca trip itinerary app .

Tel Aviv, Israel to Cluj-Napoca is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. When traveling from Tel Aviv in July, plan for slightly colder days in Cluj-Napoca, with highs around 32°C, while nights are much colder with lows around 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can go by car to Sibiu.

Things to do in Cluj-Napoca

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Alba Iulia, Baile Figa, Muzeul de Istorie Turda
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Cheile Turzii - Turda Gorge ©
Cheile Turzii - Turda Gorge
Citadel of Alba Iulia ©
Citadel of Alba Iulia
Muntele Mare ©
Muntele Mare

2
nights
Sibiu

Sibiu ©
Reminiscent of the height of the bourgeoisie and retaining much of its medieval architecture, Sibiu is Romania's cultural gem.
On the 20th (Sat), get engrossed in the history at Emil Sigerus Museum of Saxon Ethnography and Folk Art, then take a stroll through Old Town, then look for gifts at Erasmus Bucherkaffee, and finally wander the streets of The Lower Town of Sibiu (orasul de jos). On the 21st (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: wander the streets of Passage of Stairs, then see the interesting displays at Brukenthal National Museum, then identify plant and animal life at Rapa Rosie, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Ocna Sibiului Salt Mine.

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Drive from Cluj-Napoca to Sibiu in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Sibiu can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to drive to Sighisoara.

Things to do in Sibiu

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Ocna Sibiului Salt Mine, Rapa Rosie
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Brukenthal National Museum ©
Brukenthal National Museum
Rapa Rosie ©
Rapa Rosie

1
night
Sighisoara

Sighisoara ©
As a World Heritage Site, Sighisoara is visited mostly for its fortified Old Town surrounded entirely by city walls.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Breite Ancient Oak Tree Reserve, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Sighisoara Historic Center, then view the masterpieces at Art & Crafts, and finally explore the world behind art at The Spoonman.

To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Sighisoara day trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Sibiu to Sighisoara takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In July, daytime highs in Sighisoara are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to drive to Brasov.

Things to do in Sighisoara

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks
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Art & Crafts ©
Art & Crafts
Sighisoara Historic Center
Sighisoara Historic Center
The Spoonman ©
The Spoonman

3
nights
Brasov

Brasov ©
With the dramatic Carpathian Mountains as backdrop, Brasov is the largest city in a region of mountain resorts.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle) and La Cabane Aux Images. Get outdoors at Mount Tampa and Poiana Brasov. Get out of town with these interesting Brasov side-trips: Mountain Postavarul (in Poiana Brasov) and Peles Castle (in Sinaia). The adventure continues: appreciate the extensive heritage of Brasov Historical Center and explore the landscape on two wheels at Season Hill.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Brasov vacation app .

You can drive from Sighisoara to Brasov in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can drive to Tulcea.

Things to do in Brasov

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Poiana Brasov, Peles Castle, Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle), La Cabane Aux Images
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Mount Tampa ©
Mount Tampa
Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle) ©
Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle)
Peles Castle ©
Peles Castle

1
night
Tulcea

Tulcea ©
Tulcea is a city in Dobrogea, Romania. On the 26th (Fri), explore the world behind art at Muzeul de Etnografie Si Arta Populara - Tulcea / Ethnographic and Folk Art Museum - Tulcea, then look for all kinds of wild species at Danube Delta Biosphere Reserve, then appreciate the history behind Monumentul Independentei, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Celic Dere Monastery.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Tulcea online day trip planner .

Getting from Brasov to Tulcea by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Tulcea are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to drive to Bucharest.

Things to do in Tulcea

Wildlife Parks Museums

Side Trip

Celic Dere Monastery
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Danube Delta Biosphere Reserve ©
Danube Delta Biosphere Reserve
Celic Dere Monastery ©
Celic Dere Monastery
Monumentul Independentei ©
Monumentul Independentei

4
nights
Bucharest

Bucharest ©
The booming city of Bucharest is a sophisticated metropolis with a high contrast of old- and new-world architecture.
Get some cultural insight at Old Town and Serve Winery. Do your shopping at Urban Collectors and AFI Cotroceni. Change things up with a short trip to LacertA Winery in Buzau (about 2 hours away). Next up on the itinerary: get a sense of history and politics at Palace of Parliament, admire the striking features of Muzeul National al Satului "Dimitrie Gusti", get to know the fascinating history of Lipscani, and browse the different shops at Park Lake Mall.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Bucharest road trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Tulcea to Bucharest takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Bucharest can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bucharest

Shopping Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trips

Biserica Fundenii Doamnei, LacertA Winery, Serve Winery, Autocross Arena
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Rotenberg-Uzunov ©
Rotenberg-Uzunov
Stavropoleos Monastery ©
Stavropoleos Monastery
Old Town ©
Old Town

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