6 days in Bucharest & Brasov Itinerary

6 days in Bucharest & Brasov Itinerary

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6 days in Bucharest & Brasov Itinerary

Start: Bucharest
1
Bucharest
— 4 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
2
Brasov
— 1 night
train:  2​h 30​min
End: Bucharest

4
nights
Bucharest

Bucharest ©
The booming city of Bucharest is a sophisticated metropolis with a high contrast of old- and new-world architecture.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Abel's Wine Bar as well as Bucharest2Night. You'll explore and learn at Bellu Manor and The Clock Museum. Get some cultural insight at Old Town and Lipscani. Change things up with a short trip to Therme București in Balotesti (about 36 minutes away). There's lots more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Palace of Parliament, examine the collection at Ceausescu Mansion, get a new perspective on nature at Grigore Antipa National Museum of Natural History, and browse the different shops at AFI Cotroceni.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Bucharest tour itinerary maker website .

If you are flying in from Israel, the closest major airport is Henri Coandă International Airport. In December, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Brasov.

Things to do in Bucharest

Theme Parks Spas Museums

Side Trips

Bellu Manor, Therme București, The Clock Museum
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Therme București ©
Therme București
Old Town ©
Old Town
The National Museum of Art of Romania ©

1
night
Brasov

Brasov ©
With the dramatic Carpathian Mountains as backdrop, Brasov is the largest city in a region of mountain resorts.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Peles Castle, Rasnov Citadel and Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle). Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): step into the grandiose world of Rasnov Citadel, step into the grandiose world of Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle), then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Black Church (Biserica Neagra), and finally step into the grandiose world of Peles Castle.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Brasov trip planning website .

Traveling by train from Bucharest to Brasov takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train back home.

Things to do in Brasov

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Peles Castle, Rasnov Citadel, Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle)
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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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