31 days in Romania Itinerary

31 days in Romania Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Isparta, Turkey
Drive + Fly:  9 h
1
Cluj-Napoca
— 4 nights
Drive:  4 h 15 min
2
Timisoara
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Hunedoara
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Sibiu
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
5
Sighisoara
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h
6
Bran
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
7
Curtea de Arges
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
8
Bucharest
— 5 nights
Fly + Drive:  7 h 30 min
End: Isparta, Turkey

4
nights
Cluj-Napoca

Cluj-Napoca ©
The multicultural Cluj-Napoca is the capital of the historic region of Transylvania.
Cluj-Napoca is known for parks, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: identify plant and animal life at Cheile Turzii - Turda Gorge, appreciate the history behind King Matthias Corvin Statue, hike along TransyBike - Day Tours, and walk around Simion Bărnuțiu Central Park.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Cluj-Napoca trip itinerary tool.

Isparta, Turkey to Cluj-Napoca is an approximately 9- hour combination of car and flight. Traveling from Isparta to Cluj-Napoca, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In June, daytime highs in Cluj-Napoca are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Timisoara.

Things to do in Cluj-Napoca

Parks Nature Museums
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Cheile Turzii - Turda Gorge ©
Cheile Turzii - Turda Gorge
Museum of Art ©
Museum of Art
TransyBike - Day Tours ©
TransyBike - Day Tours

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. Venture out of the city with trips to Arad (Statue of Liberty, Retro IT Museum, &more) and Sasca Montana (Rock Tunnels, Susara Waterfall, &more). There's much more to do: make a trip to Piata Victoriei, admire the striking features of The Palace of the Serbian Episcopacy, have fun at Blue Line - The Shooting Range, and walk around Cathedral Park.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Timisoara day trip planning tool.

Getting from Cluj-Napoca to Timisoara by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Hunedoara.

Things to do in Timisoara

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Sasca Montana, Arad
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La Vaioaga Waterfall ©
La Vaioaga Waterfall
Piata Victoriei ©
Piata Victoriei
Unirii Square ©
Unirii Square

4
nights
Hunedoara

Hunedoara ©
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hunedoara: Prislop Monastery (in Silvasu de Sus), Ulpia Traiana Sarmizegetusa (in Sarmizegetusa) and Petrosani (Pestera Bolii & Varful Parangul Mic).

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Hunedoara online day trip planner.

You can drive from Timisoara to Hunedoara in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In June, daily temperatures in Hunedoara can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Sibiu.

Things to do in Hunedoara

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Petrosani, Prislop Monastery, Ulpia Traiana Sarmizegetusa, Valiug Lake, Trei Ape (Three Waters Lake)
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Retezat Mountains ©
Retezat Mountains
Castelul Corvinilor ©
Castelul Corvinilor
Sarmizegetusa Regia ©
Sarmizegetusa Regia

4
nights
Sibiu

Sibiu
Reminiscent of the height of the bourgeoisie and retaining much of its medieval architecture, Sibiu is Romania's cultural gem.
Step out of Sibiu to go to Fagaras and see Moldoveanu Peak, which is approximately 1h 20 min away. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Big Square (Piata Mare), enjoy breathtaking views from Turnul Sfatului (The Tower of the Council), admire the striking features of Orthodox Cathedral Holy Trinity, and snap pictures at Bridge of Lies.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Sibiu road trip site.

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 June, daily temperatures in Sibiu can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) to allow time to drive to Sighisoara.

Things to do in Sibiu

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trip

Moldoveanu Peak
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Orthodox Cathedral Holy Trinity
Orthodox Cathedral Holy Trinity
Big Square (Piata Mare) ©
Big Square (Piata Mare)
Moldoveanu Peak ©
Moldoveanu Peak

4
nights
Sighisoara

Sighisoara ©
As a World Heritage Site, Sighisoara is visited mostly for its fortified Old Town surrounded entirely by city walls.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sighisoara: Targu Mures (Palace of Culture, Petry Museum and Workshop, &more), Fortified Church (in Alma Vii) and Izvoare (Ivo Wildlife Park & Icelandic Horses Riding Ranch). There's much more to do: explore the activities along Balea Glacier Lake, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Darjiu Fortified Church, view the masterpieces at Art & Crafts, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Sighisoara Historic Center.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Sighisoara road trip site.

Traveling by car from Sibiu to Sighisoara takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in July, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Bran.

Things to do in Sighisoara

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Targu Mures, Izvoare, Balea Glacier Lake, Fortified Church, Darjiu Fortified Church
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Art & Crafts ©
Art & Crafts
Balea Glacier Lake ©
Balea Glacier Lake
Sighisoara Historic Center
Sighisoara Historic Center

3
nights
Bran

Bran ©
Bran is a commune in Brașov County, Romania. Explore Bran's surroundings by going to Crucea Caraiman (in Busteni) and Sinaia (Sinaia Monastery, Peles Castle, &more). There's still lots to do: explore the galleries of Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle), hit the slopes at Poiana Brasov, step into the grandiose world of Rasnov Citadel, and take in the exciting artwork at La Cabane Aux Images.

To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Bran online travel planner.

You can drive from Sighisoara to Bran in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Curtea de Arges.

Things to do in Bran

Historic Sites Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Sinaia, Poiana Brasov, Crucea Caraiman, La Cabane Aux Images, La Prapastii Zarnesti
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Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle) ©
Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle)
Peles Castle ©
Peles Castle
Rasnov Citadel ©
Rasnov Citadel

2
nights
Curtea de Arges

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 9th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Anton Pann Memorial House, then take a memorable drive along Transfagarasan Highway, and then admire the engineering at Vidraru Dam. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mănăstirea Curtea de Argeș and then explore the historical opulence of Cetatea Poienari.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Curtea de Arges online trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Bran to Curtea de Arges by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Curtea de Arges can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Bucharest.

Things to do in Curtea de Arges

Historic Sites Scenic Drive Outdoors

Side Trips

Anton Pann Memorial House, Cetatea Poienari
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Cetatea Poienari ©
Cetatea Poienari
Transfagarasan Highway ©
Transfagarasan Highway
Vidraru Dam ©
Vidraru Dam

5
nights
Bucharest

Bucharest ©
The booming city of Bucharest is a sophisticated metropolis with a high contrast of old- and new-world architecture.
Bucharest is known for historic sites, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get a sense of history and politics at Palace of Parliament, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, get your game on at Gateway Virtual Reality Studio, and walk around Herăstrău Park.

To see maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Bucharest trip planner.

Traveling by car from Curtea de Arges to Bucharest takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. While traveling from Curtea de Arges, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Bucharest, ranging from highs of 36°C to lows of 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bucharest

Parks Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Dacian Fortresses of the Orastie Mountains
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Highlights from your plan
Palace of Parliament ©
Palace of Parliament
Muzeul National al Satului
Muzeul National al Satului "Dimitrie Gusti"
Walking tours

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