44 days in Romania Itinerary

44 days in Romania Itinerary

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44 days in Romania Itinerary

Start: New York City
bus + Fly:  13​h
1
Cluj-Napoca
— 5 nights
2
Iasi
— 6 nights
Fly + shuttle:  2​h 45​min
3
Bucharest
— 7 nights
4
Constanta
— 5 nights
5
Tulcea
— 3 nights
6
Brasov
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
7
Sighisoara
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
8
Sibiu
— 6 nights
Fly + foot:  14​h 15​min
End: New York City

5
nights
Cluj-Napoca

Cluj-Napoca ©
The multicultural Cluj-Napoca is the capital of the historic region of Transylvania.
Kids will enjoy Baile Figa and Muzeul de Istorie Turda. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Reformed Church of Cluj-Napoca and Saints Peter and Paul Church. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cluj-Napoca: Moara de Vant (in Ciurila), Szekelyko (in Rimetea) and Ramet Gorge (in Baia de Aries). Spend the 3rd (Wed) exploring nature at National Ethnographic Park. There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Cheile Turzii - Turda Gorge, buy something for everyone on your list at VIVO Cluj Napoca, stroll through Muntele Mare, and hit the slopes at Baisoara Ski Resort.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Cluj-Napoca trip itinerary planning website .

New York City, USA to Cluj-Napoca is an approximately 13-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Cluj-Napoca is 7 hours. Traveling from New York City in June, plan for little chillier nights in Cluj-Napoca, with lows around 55°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Iasi.

Things to do in Cluj-Napoca

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Muzeul de Istorie Turda, Ramet Gorge, Baile Figa, Szekelyko, Moara de Vant
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Cheile Turzii - Turda Gorge ©
Cheile Turzii - Turda Gorge
Moara de Vant ©
Moara de Vant
Muntele Mare ©
Muntele Mare

6
nights
Iasi

Iasi ©
Iași is the largest city in eastern Romania and the seat of Iași County. Head to Mihai Eminescu Museum - Literature and Palas Iasifor some retail therapy. Museum-lovers will appreciate Art Georgies - Gallery, Tea&Coffee and Casa Dosoftei. Take a break from Iasi with a short trip to Probota Monastery in Probota, about 1h 55 min away. Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 8th (Mon) at Tiki Village. Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Iasi Historical Town, stop by Leonidas Iasi, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cetatuia Monastery, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Nicholas Church.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Iasi trip itinerary builder tool .

Fly from Cluj-Napoca to Iasi in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. July in Iasi sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 60°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to travel to Bucharest.

Things to do in Iasi

Shopping Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Probota Monastery
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Palas Iasi ©
Palas Iasi
Palace of Culture ©
Palace of Culture
Iasi Historical Town ©
Iasi Historical Town

7
nights
Bucharest

Bucharest ©
The booming city of Bucharest is a sophisticated metropolis with a high contrast of old- and new-world architecture.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Old Town and Stavropoleos Church (Biserica Stravrapoleos). Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Rotenberg-Uzunov and Mega Mall. Get out of town with these interesting Bucharest side-trips: LacertA Winery (in Buzau), Neagra Bison Reservation (in Bucsani) and Therme București (in Balotesti). There's still lots to do: get a sense of history and politics at Palace of Parliament, look for gifts at Romanian Folk Art Fashion, take in the exciting artwork at Theodor Pallady Museum, and admire the landmark architecture of Muzeul National al Satului "Dimitrie Gusti".

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Bucharest online trip maker .

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Iasi to Bucharest in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Bucharest can reach 88°F, while at night they dip to 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Constanta.

Things to do in Bucharest

Parks Shopping Theme Parks

Side Trips

Serve Winery, Therme București, Neagra Bison Reservation, Dacian Fortresses of the Orastie Mountains, LacertA Winery
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Herăstrău Park ©
Herăstrău Park
Stavropoleos Monastery ©
Stavropoleos Monastery
Old Town ©
Old Town

5
nights
Constanta

Constanta ©
Constanta is a relaxed seaside town on the coast of the Black Sea.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Catedrala Sfinții Apostoli Petru și Pavel and Museum of National History and Archeology. Kids will enjoy Oha Beach and H2O Beach. Take a break from Constanta with a short trip to Plaja de Carte in Vama Veche, about 52 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Doors Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Shut Up Beach, pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Tomis Antiques, and browse the different shops at VIVO!.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Constanta driving holiday planner.

Traveling by train from Bucharest to Constanta takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Bucharest, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Constanta, ranging from highs of 81°F to lows of 64°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can go by car to Tulcea.

Things to do in Constanta

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Navodari, Ovidiu Island, Plaja de Carte
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Plaja de Carte ©
Plaja de Carte
Mamaia Beach ©
Mamaia Beach

3
nights
Tulcea

Tulcea ©
Tulcea is a city in Dobrogea, Romania. Get outdoors at Danube Delta Biosphere Reserve and Letea Forest. Museum-lovers will appreciate Muzeul de Etnografie Si Arta Populara - Tulcea / Ethnographic and Folk Art Museum - Tulcea and The Danube Delta Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Tulcea side-trips: Caraorman Forest (in Crisan) and Braila Mall (in Braila). It doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Celic Dere Monastery and make a trip to Monumentul Independentei.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Tulcea visit planner.

Getting from Constanta to Tulcea by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Tulcea can reach 86°F, while at night they dip to 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Brasov.

Things to do in Tulcea

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Caraorman Forest, Celic Dere Monastery, Letea Forest, Braila Mall
Find places to stay Jul 21 — 24:
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Danube Delta Biosphere Reserve ©
Danube Delta Biosphere Reserve
Celic Dere Monastery ©
Celic Dere Monastery
The Danube Delta Museum ©
The Danube Delta Museum

5
nights
Brasov

Brasov ©
With the dramatic Carpathian Mountains as backdrop, Brasov is the largest city in a region of mountain resorts.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle) and La Cabane Aux Images. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Luado Chocolate and Coresi Shopping Mall. Explore Brasov's surroundings by going to Peles Castle (in Sinaia), La Prapastii Zarnesti (in Zarnesti) and Predeal Monastery (in Predeal). There's still lots to do: get to know the fascinating history of Brasov Historical Center, take in the awesome beauty at Mountain Postavarul, find something for the whole family at Parc Aventura Brasov, and grab your bike and head to Season Hill.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Brasov itinerary builder website .

Drive from Tulcea to Brasov in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Sighisoara.

Things to do in Brasov

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Poiana Brasov, Rasnov, Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle), Predeal Monastery, La Prapastii Zarnesti
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Peles Castle ©
Peles Castle
Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle) ©
Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle)
Black Church (Biserica Neagra) ©
Black Church (Biserica Neagra)

4
nights
Sighisoara

Sighisoara ©
As a World Heritage Site, Sighisoara is visited mostly for its fortified Old Town surrounded entirely by city walls.
Get a sense of the local culture at Art & Crafts and Cetatea Rupea. Step out of the city life by going to Icelandic Horses Riding Ranch and Ivo Wildlife Park. Get out of town with these interesting Sighisoara side-trips: Fagaras (Capra Wasserfall & Fagaras Fortress) and Fortified Evangelical Church of Cincsor (in Cincsor). There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at The Spoonman, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Holy Trinity Church, get to know the fascinating history of Sighisoara Historic Center, and sample the fine beverages at Pivnita lui Teo - Teo's Cellar.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Sighisoara driving holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Brasov to Sighisoara takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July in Sighisoara, expect temperatures between 84°F during the day and 57°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Sibiu.

Things to do in Sighisoara

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Izvoare, Fagaras, Bethlen Castle, Cetatea Rupea, Fortified Evangelical Church of Cincsor
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Art & Crafts ©
Art & Crafts
Sighisoara Historic Center
Sighisoara Historic Center
Fagaras Fortress ©
Fagaras Fortress

6
nights
Sibiu

Sibiu ©
Reminiscent of the height of the bourgeoisie and retaining much of its medieval architecture, Sibiu is Romania's cultural gem.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Framm's and Biserica Horezu. You'll explore and learn at Museikon and Muzeul de Istorie a Farmaciei. Get out of town with these interesting Sibiu side-trips: Rapa Rosie (in Sebes), Transfagarasan Highway (in Curtea de Arges) and Moldoveanu Peak (in Fagaras). There's lots more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Citadel of Alba Iulia, pause for some serene contemplation at Biserica fortificata din Cristian, look for all kinds of wild species at Trovanti Museum Natural Reserve, and take a stroll through The Lower Town of Sibiu (orasul de jos).

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You can drive from Sighisoara to Sibiu in 2 hours. Another option is to take a train. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in August, and nighttime lows around 57°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sibiu

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Nature

Side Trips

Alba Iulia, Horezu, Rapa Rosie, Transfagarasan Highway, Ocna Sibiului Salt Mine
Find places to stay Aug 3 — 9:
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Citadel of Alba Iulia ©
Citadel of Alba Iulia
Transfagarasan Highway ©
Transfagarasan Highway
Old Town ©
Old Town

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