28 days in Romania Itinerary

28 days in Romania Itinerary

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Sibiu
— 1 night
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Hunedoara
— 1 night
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Timisoara
— 1 night
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Meziad
— 1 night
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Cluj-Napoca
— 2 nights
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Praid
— 1 night
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Sighisoara
— 1 night
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Sinaia
— 1 night
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Curtea de Arges
— 1 night
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Bucharest
— 2 nights
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Brasov
— 3 nights
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Zarnesti
— 3 nights
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Praid
— 2 nights
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Sapanta
— 2 nights
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Baia Mare
— 3 nights
Drive to Cluj-Napoca International Airport, Fly to Henri Coandă International Airport

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Sibiu

Red Town

Reminiscent of the height of the bourgeoisie and retaining much of its medieval architecture, Sibiu is Romania's cultural gem.
On the 17th (Fri), contemplate the waterfront views at Ocna Sibiului Salt Mine, look for all kinds of wild species at Rapa Rosie, then contemplate the long history of Citadel of Alba Iulia, and finally appreciate the history behind Obeliscul lui Horea, Closca si Crisan. Keep things going the next day: walk around Citadel Park of Sibiu, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Zoological Gardens, then walk around Parcul Sub Arini, then head outdoors with Arka Park Paltinis, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Biserica Sfanta Treime.

For where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Sibiu trip itinerary site.

Bucharest to Sibiu is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Bucharest in July, expect nights in Sibiu to be about the same, around 16°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 32°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Hunedoara.

Things to do in Sibiu

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 16 — 18:

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Hunedoara

Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): step into the grandiose world of Fortress of Deva, look for all kinds of wild species at Arboretumul Simeria, and then step into the grandiose world of Castelul Corvinilor.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Hunedoara itinerary planner.

You can drive from Sibiu to Hunedoara in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Hunedoara are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can drive to Timisoara.

Things to do in Hunedoara

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 18 — 19:

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Timisoara

Timișoara is the capital city of Timiș County, and the main social, economic and cultural centre in western Romania.The third most populous city in the country, with 319,279 inhabitants as of the 2011 census, Timișoara is the informal capital city of the historical region of Banat. On the 20th (Mon), make a trip to Romanian Orthodox Parish Iosefin, pause for some serene contemplation at Millennium Church, pause for some photo ops at Timisoara Historical Center, then steep yourself in history at Serbian Orthodox Episcopal Church, then walk around Central Park, and finally make a trip to Piata Victoriei.

To see ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Timisoara road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Hunedoara to Timisoara takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. In July, daily temperatures in Timisoara can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Meziad.

Things to do in Timisoara

Historic Sites · Parks
Find places to stay Jul 19 — 20:

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Meziad

Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): take in the dramatic natural features at Meziad Cave and then take in the dramatic natural features at Peştera cu cristale din mina Farcu.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Meziad tour planner.

You can drive from Timisoara to Meziad in 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in July, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Cluj-Napoca.

Things to do in Meziad

Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 20 — 21:

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Cluj-Napoca

Treasure City

The multicultural Cluj-Napoca is the capital of the historic region of Transylvania.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Turda Synagogue, explore the engaging exhibits at Muzeul de Istorie Turda, then identify plant and animal life at Cheile Turzii - Turda Gorge, then get outside with TransyBike - Day Tours, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Tarnița. On the 23rd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: appreciate the history behind King Matthias Corvin Statue, admire the sheer force of Bridal Veil Falls, then don't miss a visit to Fabrica de Pensule, and finally identify plant and animal life at Hoia Baciu Forest.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Cluj-Napoca online day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Meziad to Cluj-Napoca takes 3 hours. July in Cluj-Napoca sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Praid.

Things to do in Cluj-Napoca

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 21 — 23:

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Praid

Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): explore the activities along Bear Lake, get outside with Parc Aventura Sovata, and then explore the stunning scenery at Salt Canyon.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Praid trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Cluj-Napoca to Praid takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Praid are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Sighisoara.

Things to do in Praid

Nature · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

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Highlights from your trip

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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 25th (Sat), view the masterpieces at The Spoonman, identify plant and animal life at Breite Ancient Oak Tree Reserve, then make a trip to Sighisoara Clock Tower, then go for a walk through Scara Acoperita-Covered Stairway, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Sighisoara Historic Center.

To find maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Sighisoara day trip planning site.

You can drive from Praid to Sighisoara in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. July in Sighisoara sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 16°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Sinaia.

Things to do in Sighisoara

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Museums
Find places to stay Jul 24 — 25:

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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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): explore the historical opulence of Peles Castle, see the interesting displays at Casino Sinaia, then make a trip to Crucea Caraiman, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Cabana Babele.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Sinaia trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Sighisoara to Sinaia takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Curtea de Arges.

Things to do in Sinaia

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 25 — 26:

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Curtea de Arges

Curtea de Argeș is a city in Romania on the right bank of the Argeş River, where it flows through a valley of the lower Carpathians (the Făgăraș Mountains), on the railway from Pitești to the Turnu Roșu Pass. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Mon): admire the engineering at Vidraru Dam, then take a memorable drive along Transfagarasan Highway, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Princely Church of St Nicholas.

To find more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Curtea de Arges route maker site.

Drive from Sinaia to Curtea de Arges in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, daytime highs in Curtea de Arges are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can go by car to Bucharest.

Things to do in Curtea de Arges

Scenic Drive · Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 26 — 27:

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Bucharest

The booming city of Bucharest is a sophisticated metropolis with a high contrast of old- and new-world architecture.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Tue): get a tailor-made plan with Private Tours and then let the kids burn off some steam at Edenland Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Wed): head outdoors with Romania Motorcycle Tours, take in the exciting artwork at Muzeul National al Satului "Dimitrie Gusti", and then get all the equipment you need at Rent4Ride.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Bucharest online itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Curtea de Arges to Bucharest takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Curtea de Arges in July, you will find days in Bucharest are somewhat warmer (36°C), and nights are about the same (19°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can drive to Brasov.

Things to do in Bucharest

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 27 — 29:

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Brasov

With the dramatic Carpathian Mountains as backdrop, Brasov is the largest city in a region of mountain resorts.
On the 30th (Thu), hit the slopes at Poiana Brasov, get outside with Monitor Ski, get in on the family fun at Parc Aventura Brasov, then explore the fascinating landscape at Luado Chocolate, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Mount Tampa. On the 31st (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Franciscan Church, then take in the dramatic natural features at Buffogo Swamp, then explore the striking landscape at Mohos Peat-Bog, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Bunloc.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Brasov travel planning website.

Drive from Bucharest to Brasov in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Zarnesti.

Things to do in Brasov

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 29 — Aug 1:

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Zarnesti

Zărnești is a town in Brașov County, Transylvania, Romania, with a population of 21,681. Your day by day itinerary now includes Piatra Craiului. Get in touch with nature at Libearty Bear Sanctuary Zarnesti and La Prapastii Zarnesti. Attractions like Dino Parc and Rasnov Citadel make great kid-friendly stops. Venture out of the city with trips to Capra Wasserfall (in Fagaras) and Manastirea rupestra Sinca Veche (in Sinca Veche).

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Zarnesti trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Brasov to Zarnesti takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Zarnesti are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. On the 4th (Tue), you're off to Praid.

Things to do in Zarnesti

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 1 — 4:

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Praid

Visiting Lacu Rosu (Red Lake) and Icelandic Horses Riding Ranch will get you outdoors. Discover out-of-the-way places like Ivo Wildlife Park and Pestera de Gheata si Grota ursilor. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Praid: Csiki Szekely Muzeum (in Miercurea-Ciuc), Odorheiu Secuiesc (in Odorheiu Secuiesc) and Balu Adventure Park (in Harghita Bai). See some other sides of Praid: identify plant and animal life at Butterfly House Praid and go deep underground at Salina Praid - Salt Mine.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Praid route site.

You can drive from Zarnesti to Praid in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can go by car to Sapanta.

Things to do in Praid

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 4 — 6:

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Sapanta

Săpânța is a commune in Maramureș County in northern Romania, 15 kilometers northwest of Sighet and just south of the Tisza River. Step off the beaten path and head to Merry Cemetery and Memorial of the Victims of Communism and of the Resistance. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sapanta: Poienile Izei Church of Saint Parascheva (in Poienile Izei), Ieud (The Wooden Churches of Maramures & Ethnological Museum) and Barsana (Church of the Presentation of the Virgin at the Temple & Barsana Monastery). The adventure continues: explore the different monuments and memorials at Cimitirul Saracilor, get engrossed in the history at Sighet village museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Holy Paraskeva, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Sapanta-Peri Monastery.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Sapanta route maker website.

You can drive from Praid to Sapanta in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi, train, and bus; or take a bus. August in Sapanta sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 17°C at night. On the 9th (Sun), you'll travel to Baia Mare.

Things to do in Sapanta

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 6 — 9:

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Baia Mare

Baia Mare is a municipality along the Săsar River, in northwestern Romania; it is the capital of Maramureș County. Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): make a splash at Aquastar Satu Mare, pause for some serene contemplation at St Nicholas Church in Budesti Josani, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Church of the Holy Archangels, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Church of the Holy Archangels. Keep things going the next day: enjoy breathtaking views from Stephen's Tower, explore the world behind art at Central Baia Mare Art Museum, then explore the activities along Lacul Albastru (The Blue Lake), and finally fly down the slopes at Icoana Cavnic.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Baia Mare journey planner.

You can drive from Sapanta to Baia Mare in 2 hours. August in Baia Mare sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 17°C at night. On the 12th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Baia Mare

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 9 — 12:

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.

Maramures County travel guide

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Cemeteries · History Museums · Churches
Maramureș is a county of Romania, in the Maramureș region. The county seat is Baia Mare.NameIn Hungarian, it is known as Máramaros megye, in Ukrainian as Мараморо́щина, and in German as Kreis Marmarosch.HistoryMaramureș County as an administrative division within Romania was formed following the union of Transylvania with Romania. During World War II, it was ceded to Hungary, and after the war returned to Romania. The 10th century frontier county of Borsova was founded by Stephen I of Hungary. Since then Máramaros served as the north-eastern border of the Hungarian Kingdom until 1920, the Trianon Peace Treaty. 11th century historical Maramureș counties separation from Borsova (Rom. Borșa) 1241 Tartar invasion decimated about half of the local population 14th century Duke (knyaz) Bogdan of Maramureș said to be founder of Moldova In the Middle Ages, the historical region of Maramureș was known for its salt mines and later for its lumber In 1920 after the Treaty of Trianon, the northern part of the county became part of newly formed Czechoslovakia. The southern part (including Sighetu Marmației) became part of Romania. For more information regarding the history see Máramaros, referring the historical Hungarian name of the county.

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