21 days in Transylvania Itinerary

21 days in Transylvania Itinerary

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Cluj-Napoca
— 3 nights
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Hunedoara
— 1 night
Drive
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Sighisoara
— 4 nights
Drive
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Brasov
— 5 nights
Drive
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Sibiu
— 6 nights
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Cluj-Napoca

Treasure City

The multicultural Cluj-Napoca is the capital of the historic region of Transylvania.
Visit St. Michael's Church and Reformed Church of Cluj-Napoca for their historical value. Explore Cluj-Napoca's surroundings by going to Ramet Gorge (in Baia de Aries), Gradina Zmeilor (in Gilgau) and Moara de Vant (in Ciurila). And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Cheile Turzii - Turda Gorge, admire the natural beauty at Botanical Garden, take in the spiritual surroundings of Saints Peter and Paul Church, and look for gifts at Chic Bijoux Gallery.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Cluj-Napoca online journey planner.

Orlando, USA to Cluj-Napoca is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Orlando to Cluj-Napoca due to the time zone difference. In October, Cluj-Napoca is much colder than Orlando - with highs of 59°F and lows of 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Hunedoara.

Things to do in Cluj-Napoca

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

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1
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Hunedoara

Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Arboretumul Simeria, then get engrossed in the history at Expozitie Inedita: Ev Mediu. Tortura Si Executie, and then explore the historical opulence of Castelul Corvinilor.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Hunedoara trip itinerary maker website.

Getting from Cluj-Napoca to Hunedoara by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In October in Hunedoara, expect temperatures between 63°F during the day and 45°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can go by car to Sighisoara.

Things to do in Hunedoara

Wildlife · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

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4
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Sighisoara

As a World Heritage Site, Sighisoara is visited mostly for its fortified Old Town surrounded entirely by city walls.
Popular historic sites such as Sighisoara Historic Center and Darjiu Fortified Church are in your itinerary. Get out of town with these interesting Sighisoara side-trips: Ivo Wildlife Park (in Izvoare), Viscri Fortified Church (in Viscri) and Butterfly House Praid (in Praid). The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church on the Hill, take in the exciting artwork at Art & Crafts, admire the landmark architecture of The Fortified Church of Biertan, and contemplate the waterfront views at Le Lac Balea.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Sighisoara trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Hunedoara to Sighisoara takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Hunedoara in October since evenings lows in Sighisoara dip to 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can drive to Brasov.

Things to do in Sighisoara

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 16 — 20:

5
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Brasov

With the dramatic Carpathian Mountains as backdrop, Brasov is the largest city in a region of mountain resorts.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle) and Rope Street - Strada Sforii. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Brasov: La Prapastii Zarnesti (in Zarnesti), Valea Zimbrilor (in Vama Buzaului) and Predeal Monastery (in Predeal). Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Black Church (Biserica Neagra), take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter And St. Paul's Roman Catholic Parish, make a trip to Council Square, and explore the historical opulence of Rasnov Citadel.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Brasov journey maker app.

You can drive from Sighisoara to Brasov in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can drive to Sibiu.

Things to do in Brasov

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 20 — 25:

6
nights
Sibiu

Red Town

Reminiscent of the height of the bourgeoisie and retaining much of its medieval architecture, Sibiu is Romania's cultural gem.
Citadel of Alba Iulia and Lutheran Evangelical Cathedral & Tower will appeal to history buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sibiu: Biserica Sfanta Treime (in Sibiel) and Rapa Rosie (in Sebes). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at ASTRA Museum, contemplate the long history of Fortress Walls, admire the striking features of Biserica fortificata din Cristian, and make a trip to Turnul Sfatului (The Tower of the Council).

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Sibiu trip planning site.

You can drive from Brasov to Sibiu in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. October in Sibiu sees daily highs of 62°F and lows of 39°F at night. You will have some time to spend on the 31st (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Sibiu

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Transylvania travel guide

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Castles · Landmarks · Historic Walking Areas
While Transylvania may be known in popular culture as the home of Dracula, the incredible lanscape and rich history of this region are not to be overlooked. Located in the Carpathian Mountains in central Romania, travelers flock here for outdoor activities and adventures such as hiking, skiing, and rock climbing. Further, the medieval towns and architecture scattered throughout the region are some of the oldest and best preserved in the country. As host of many festivals and events, Transylvania is a cultural center for foreigners and locals alike. It's the country's largest and most well-known region, and the majority of tourism within Romania exists in this historic area.