5 days in Sinaia & Curtea de Arges Itinerary

5 days in Sinaia & Curtea de Arges Itinerary

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5 days in Sinaia & Curtea de Arges Itinerary

Start: Sinaia
1
Sinaia
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
2
Curtea de Arges
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
End: Sinaia

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night
Sinaia

Sinaia ©
Named after the monastery around which it was built, Sinaia is a mountain resort and popular holiday destination for Romanians and foreigners alike.
On the 21st (Sun), take in the awesome beauty at Cabana Babele, step into the grandiose world of Pelisor Castle, then step into the grandiose world of Peles Castle, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sinaia Monastery. On your second day here, explore the historical opulence of Cantacuzino Castle, then do a tasting at Pensiunea Rhein, then take in the dramatic natural features at La Prapastii Zarnesti, and finally don't miss a visit to Crucea Caraiman.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Sinaia road trip planning tool .

If you are flying in from Israel, the closest major airports are Henri Coandă International Airport, Sibiu International Airport and Transilvania Târgu Mureş International Airport. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Curtea de Arges.

Things to do in Sinaia

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Busteni, La Prapastii Zarnesti, Pensiunea Rhein
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Peles Castle ©
Peles Castle
Sinaia Monastery ©
Sinaia Monastery
Pelisor Castle ©
Pelisor Castle

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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 23rd (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Biserica Horezu, then take an in-depth tour of Anton Pann Memorial House, and then take a memorable drive along Transfagarasan Highway. On the next day, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Curtea de Arges Monastery, pause for some serene contemplation at Princely Church of St Nicholas, and then explore the historical opulence of Cetatea Poienari.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Curtea de Arges journey planner.

Getting from Sinaia to Curtea de Arges by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in July, and nighttime lows around 16°C. On the 25th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Curtea de Arges

Historic Sites Scenic Drive Outdoors

Side Trips

Trovanti Museum Natural Reserve, Biserica Horezu, Cetatea Poienari, The wooden church of Horea, Anton Pann Memorial House
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Transfagarasan Highway ©
Transfagarasan Highway
Curtea de Arges Monastery ©
Curtea de Arges Monastery
Princely Church of St Nicholas ©
Princely Church of St Nicholas

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