5 days in Romania Itinerary

5 days in Romania Itinerary

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5 days in Romania Itinerary

Start: Sibiu
1
Brasov
— 1 night
train:  2​h 30​min
2
Bucharest
— 2 nights
shuttle + Fly:  3​h
3
Oradea
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
End: Sibiu

1
night
Brasov

Brasov ©
With the dramatic Carpathian Mountains as backdrop, Brasov is the largest city in a region of mountain resorts.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Tue): browse the exhibits of Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Tampa, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Black Church (Biserica Neagra), and finally don't miss a visit to Council Square. On the next day, pause for some serene contemplation at Predeal Monastery, don't miss a visit to Crucea Caraiman, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sinaia Monastery, then step into the grandiose world of Pelisor Castle, and finally explore the historical opulence of Peles Castle.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Brasov trip site .

Sibiu to Brasov is an approximately 2-hour bus ride. You can also drive; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can catch the train to Bucharest.

Things to do in Brasov

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Sinaia, Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle), Crucea Caraiman, Predeal Monastery
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Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle) ©
Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle)
Peles Castle ©
Peles Castle
Black Church (Biserica Neagra) ©
Black Church (Biserica Neagra)

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Bucharest

Bucharest ©
The booming city of Bucharest is a sophisticated metropolis with a high contrast of old- and new-world architecture.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Thu): admire the landmark architecture of Muzeul National al Satului "Dimitrie Gusti", then stroll through Herăstrău Park, then admire the striking features of Stavropoleos Church (Biserica Stravrapoleos), and finally ponder the world of politics at Palace of Parliament. Keep things going the next day: wander the streets of Old Town, admire the masterpieces at Peasant Museum (Muzeul Taranului Roman), contemplate the long history of Mogosoaia Palace, then explore the world behind art at The National Museum of Art of Romania, and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Bucharest trip planner .

You can take a train from Brasov to Bucharest in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 14°C in March, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Oradea.

Things to do in Bucharest

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Mogosoaia Palace
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Peasant Museum (Muzeul Taranului Roman) ©
Palace of Parliament ©
Palace of Parliament

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Oradea

Oradea ©
Oradea the capital city of Bihor County and Crișana region, is one of the important centers of economic, social and cultural development in the western part of Romania, retaining these characteristics throughout history. Start off your visit on the 30th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of The Holy Cross Monastery, admire the landmark architecture of The Roman-Catholic Cathedral, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Neolog Synagogue Zion, then admire the striking features of Moon Church (Biserica cu Luna), and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Oradea trip itinerary maker site .

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Bucharest to Oradea in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. March in Oradea sees daily highs of 14°C and lows of 1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Oradea

Historic Sites Spas
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The Roman-Catholic Cathedral ©
The Roman-Catholic Cathedral
Spas & Wellness
Moon Church (Biserica cu Luna) ©
Moon Church (Biserica cu Luna)

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