31 days in Romania Itinerary

31 days in Romania Itinerary

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31 days in Romania Itinerary

Start: Montreal
Fly:  15​h 30​min
1
Cluj-Napoca
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Timisoara
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Hunedoara
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Sibiu
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Tirgu Mures
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
6
Sighisoara
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
7
Brasov
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
8
Curtea de Arges
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
9
Bucharest
— 5 nights
Fly:  13​h 15​min
End: Montreal

3
nights
Cluj-Napoca

Cluj-Napoca ©
The multicultural Cluj-Napoca is the capital of the historic region of Transylvania.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Botanical Garden and St. Michael's Church. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Simion Bărnuțiu Central Park, take in the dramatic scenery at Bridal Veil Falls, pause for some photo ops at King Matthias Corvin Statue, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Museum Square.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Cluj-Napoca day trip app .

Montreal, Canada to Cluj-Napoca is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. Traveling from Montreal to Cluj-Napoca, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Montreal in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Cluj-Napoca, with lows of 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Timisoara.

Things to do in Cluj-Napoca

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Botanical Garden ©
Botanical Garden
Simion Bărnuțiu Central Park ©
Simion Bărnuțiu Central Park
Cheile Turzii - Turda Gorge ©
Cheile Turzii - Turda Gorge

4
nights
Timisoara

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. Step off the beaten path and head to Timisoara Orthodox Cathedral and Unirii Square. Get out of town with these interesting Timisoara side-trips: Izvorul Bigar (in Poneasca), Malul Muresului (in Arad) and La Vaioaga Waterfall (in Sasca Montana). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Piata Victoriei, contemplate the long history of Serbian Orthodox Episcopal Church, tour the pleasant surroundings at Central Park, and head outdoors with Strandul Sun Beach.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Timisoara online route planner .

You can fly from Cluj-Napoca to Timisoara in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. July in Timisoara sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Hunedoara.

Things to do in Timisoara

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

La Vaioaga Waterfall, Izvorul Bigar, Malul Muresului, Ghioroc Lake
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Izvorul Bigar ©
Izvorul Bigar
Timisoara Orthodox Cathedral ©
Timisoara Orthodox Cathedral
Unirii Square ©
Unirii Square

3
nights
Hunedoara

Hunedoara ©
Hunedoara is a city in Hunedoara County, Transylvania, Romania. Explore hidden gems such as Castelul Corvinilor and Clocota Waterfalls. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Hunedoara: Sarmizegetusa (Sarmizegetusa Regia & Ulpia Traiana Sarmizegetusa), Densus Church (in Densus) and Termele Romane (Roman Baths) (in Geoagiu Bai). The adventure continues: take in the awesome beauty at Retezat Mountains, see the interesting displays at The Gold Museum, identify plant and animal life at Arboretumul Simeria, and explore the historical opulence of Fortress of Deva.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Hunedoara trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by car from Timisoara to Hunedoara takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in July, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to drive to Sibiu.

Things to do in Hunedoara

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Geoagiu Bai, Arboretumul Simeria, Colt Citadel, Fortress of Deva, Densus Church
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Castelul Corvinilor ©
Castelul Corvinilor
Sarmizegetusa Regia ©
Sarmizegetusa Regia
Retezat Mountains ©
Retezat Mountains

4
nights
Sibiu

Sibiu ©
Reminiscent of the height of the bourgeoisie and retaining much of its medieval architecture, Sibiu is Romania's cultural gem.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Citadel of Alba Iulia and Lutheran Evangelical Cathedral & Tower. When in Sibiu, make a side trip to see Aventura Parc Dragus in Dragus, approximately 1h 25 min away. The adventure continues: examine the collection at ASTRA Museum, wander the streets of Old Town, make a trip to Bridge of Lies, and stroll through Parcul Sub Arini.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Sibiu online road trip planner .

You can drive from Hunedoara to Sibiu in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, daytime highs in Sibiu are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Sighisoara.

Things to do in Sibiu

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Citadel of Alba Iulia, Aventura Parc Dragus
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Citadel of Alba Iulia ©
Citadel of Alba Iulia
ASTRA Museum ©
ASTRA Museum

2
nights
Tirgu Mures

Tirgu Mures ©
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Petry Museum and Workshop, then get lost in a book at The Teleki-Bolyai Library, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at La Gradina Zoo, and finally explore the historical opulence of Targu Mures Fortress. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Thu): make a trip to Rakoczi Staircase, cool off at Complexul de Agrement, then get your game on at Gokart Racing, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Synagogue of Tg. Mures.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Tirgu Mures online trip builder .

Getting from Sibiu to Tirgu Mures by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Tirgu Mures are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can catcht the bus to Sighisoara.

Things to do in Tirgu Mures

Theme Parks Parks Outdoors
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Targu Mures Fortress ©
Targu Mures Fortress
Gokart Racing ©
Gokart Racing

2
nights
Sighisoara

Sighisoara ©
As a World Heritage Site, Sighisoara is visited mostly for its fortified Old Town surrounded entirely by city walls.
On the 19th (Fri), admire the landmark architecture of The Fortified Church of Biertan, make a trip to Clock Tower, contemplate the long history of Scara Acoperita-Covered Stairway, then get to know the fascinating history of Sighisoara Historic Center, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Art & Crafts. On your second day here, enjoy breathtaking views from Turnul Franghierilor, pause for some serene contemplation at Church on the Hill, then identify plant and animal life at Breite Ancient Oak Tree Reserve, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Margaret Church.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Sighisoara trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Tirgu Mures to Sighisoara by bus takes about an hour. Other options: drive. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in July, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Brasov.

Things to do in Sighisoara

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

The Fortified Church of Biertan, St. Margaret Church
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Art & Crafts ©
Art & Crafts
Clock Tower ©
Clock Tower
The Fortified Church of Biertan ©
The Fortified Church of Biertan

4
nights
Brasov

Brasov ©
With the dramatic Carpathian Mountains as backdrop, Brasov is the largest city in a region of mountain resorts.
Step off the beaten path and head to Brasov Historical Center and Saint Anna Lake. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Brasov: Peles Castle (in Sinaia), Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle) (in Bran) and Canionul Șapte Scări (in Timisul de Jos). And it doesn't end there: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Tampa, stop by Autentic - Romanian Handmade, examine the collection at Museum Medieval Bran, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Black Church (Biserica Neagra).

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Brasov trip planner .

Traveling by car from Sighisoara to Brasov takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Curtea de Arges.

Things to do in Brasov

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Canionul Șapte Scări, Peles Castle, Saint Anna Lake, Rasnov Citadel, Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle)
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Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle) ©
Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle)
Brasov Historical Center ©
Brasov Historical Center
Mount Tampa ©
Mount Tampa

1
night
Curtea de Arges

Curtea de Arges ©
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Curtea de Arges Monastery, then admire the engineering at Vidraru Dam, and then take a memorable drive along Transfagarasan Highway.

Planning Curtea de Arges trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

You can drive from Brasov to Curtea de Arges in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in July, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can drive to Bucharest.

Things to do in Curtea de Arges

Parks Scenic Drive Outdoors
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Vidraru Dam ©
Vidraru Dam
Transfagarasan Highway ©
Transfagarasan Highway
Curtea de Arges Monastery ©
Curtea de Arges Monastery

5
nights
Bucharest

Bucharest ©
The booming city of Bucharest is a sophisticated metropolis with a high contrast of old- and new-world architecture.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Patriarchal Cathedral and Bucharest Party ON. When in Bucharest, make a side trip to see Mogosoaia Palace in Mogosoaia, approximately 34 minutes away. The adventure continues: get a sense of history and politics at Palace of Parliament, explore the world behind art at Peasant Museum (Muzeul Taranului Roman), examine the collection at Muzeul National al Satului "Dimitrie Gusti", and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

For where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Bucharest road trip tool .

Drive from Curtea de Arges to Bucharest in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Curtea de Arges in July, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Bucharest: temperatures range from 36°C by day to 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bucharest

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Mogosoaia Palace
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Palace of Parliament ©
Palace of Parliament

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