60 days in Romania Itinerary

60 days in Romania Itinerary

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60 days in Romania Itinerary

Start: Kolkata (Calcutta)
+2
Fly + foot + shuttle:  17​h 30​min
1
Brasov
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Sighisoara
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Curtea de Arges
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Sibiu
— 8 nights
5
Cluj-Napoca
— 7 nights
6
Iasi
— 7 nights
7
Timisoara
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
8
Oradea
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
9
Constanta
— 5 nights
10
Bucharest
— 7 nights
Fly:  14​h 15​min
End: Kolkata (Calcutta)

6
nights
Brasov

Brasov ©
With the dramatic Carpathian Mountains as backdrop, Brasov is the largest city in a region of mountain resorts.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Mount Tampa and Brasov Historical Center. Get some historical perspective at Sinaia Monastery and Draper Bastion. Venture out of the city with trips to Racos Volcano (in Racos), Pelisor Castle (in Sinaia) and Mohos Peat-Bog (in Baile Tusnad). Spend the 6th (Sat) exploring nature at Piatra Craiului. The adventure continues: fly down the slopes at Poiana Brasov, grab your bike and head to Season Hill, contemplate the long history of Peasant Fortified Church at Prejmer, and look for all kinds of wild species at La Prapastii Zarnesti.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Brasov trip planner .

Kolkata (Calcutta), India to Brasov is an approximately 17.5-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also do a combination of flight, shuttle, and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) to Brasov. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Sighisoara.

Things to do in Brasov

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Poiana Brasov, Sinaia, Peasant Fortified Church at Prejmer, Piatra Craiului, Mohos Peat-Bog
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Poiana Brasov ©
Poiana Brasov
Sinaia Monastery ©
Sinaia Monastery
Pelisor Castle ©
Pelisor Castle

5
nights
Sighisoara

Sighisoara ©
As a World Heritage Site, Sighisoara is visited mostly for its fortified Old Town surrounded entirely by city walls.
Popular historic sites such as Fortified Evangelical Church of Cincsor and Teleki Castle are in your itinerary. Step off the beaten path and head to Icelandic Horses Riding Ranch and Clock Tower. Change things up with these side-trips from Sighisoara: Fagaras Fortress (in Fagaras), Darjiu Fortified Church (in Darjiu) and Tirgu Mures (Palace of Culture & Petry Museum and Workshop). There's much more to do: delve into the distant past at Cetatea Rupea, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Holy Trinity Church, view the masterpieces at Art & Crafts, and explore the world behind art at The Spoonman.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Sighisoara trip planner .

Traveling by car from Brasov to Sighisoara takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In April, daily temperatures in Sighisoara can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can drive to Curtea de Arges.

Things to do in Sighisoara

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Targu Mures, Fortified Evangelical Church of Cincsor, Fagaras Fortress, Icelandic Horses Riding Ranch, Cetatea Rupea
Find places to stay Apr 8 — 13:
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Art & Crafts ©
Art & Crafts
Fagaras Fortress ©
Fagaras Fortress
Palace of Culture ©
Palace of Culture

3
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. Museum-lovers will get to explore Complexul Muzeal Maldaresti and Village Museum of Valcea County. Step off the beaten path and head to Transfagarasan Highway and Trovanti Museum Natural Reserve. Get out of town with these interesting Curtea de Arges side-trips: Anton Pann Memorial House (in Ramnicu Valcea), Biserica Horezu (in Horezu) and Cetatea Poienari (in Arefu).

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Curtea de Arges tour planner.

You can drive from Sighisoara to Curtea de Arges in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Curtea de Arges can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to drive to Sibiu.

Things to do in Curtea de Arges

Historic Sites Museums Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Ramnicu Valcea, Biserica Horezu, Trovanti Museum Natural Reserve, Complexul Muzeal Maldaresti, Cetatea Poienari
Find places to stay Apr 13 — 16:
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Curtea de Arges Monastery ©
Curtea de Arges Monastery
Transfagarasan Highway ©
Transfagarasan Highway
Complexul Muzeal Maldaresti ©
Complexul Muzeal Maldaresti

8
nights
Sibiu

Sibiu ©
Reminiscent of the height of the bourgeoisie and retaining much of its medieval architecture, Sibiu is Romania's cultural gem.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Citadel of Alba Iulia and Traseul Celor Trei Fortificatii. Get in touch with nature at Ski Vidra Transalpina and Rapa Rosie. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sibiu: Fortress Câlnic (in Calnic), Colt Citadel (in Suseni) and Fagaras Mountains (in Sambata de Sus). There's much more to do: examine the collection at ASTRA Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Lutheran Evangelical Cathedral & Tower, pause for some serene contemplation at Biserica Sfântul Mihail, and make a trip to Catedrala Reintregirii Neamului (Coronation Cathedral).

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Sibiu trip planner .

Drive from Curtea de Arges to Sibiu in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Sibiu are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Cluj-Napoca.

Things to do in Sibiu

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Alba Iulia, Muzeul Pr. Zosim Oancea, Biserica Sfântul Mihail, Biserica Sfântul Sevastius, Rapa Rosie
Find places to stay Apr 16 — 24:
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ASTRA Museum ©
ASTRA Museum
Citadel of Alba Iulia ©
Citadel of Alba Iulia

7
nights
Cluj-Napoca

Cluj-Napoca ©
The multicultural Cluj-Napoca is the capital of the historic region of Transylvania.
You'll explore and learn at Muzeul Memorial Octavian Goga and Muzeul de Istorie Turda. Step out of the city life by going to Baile Figa and Muntele Mare. Explore Cluj-Napoca's surroundings by going to Szekelyko (in Rimetea), Coltesti Castle Ruins (in Coltesti) and Sic Calvinist Reformed Church (in Sic). Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Cheile Turzii - Turda Gorge, appreciate the history behind King Matthias Corvin Statue, don't miss a visit to Fortress of Ponor, and delve into the distant past at City Walls of Cluj.

For maps and tourist information, refer to the Cluj-Napoca itinerary app .

Getting from Sibiu to Cluj-Napoca by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In April, daytime highs in Cluj-Napoca are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can travel to Iasi.

Things to do in Cluj-Napoca

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Muzeul de Istorie Turda, Baile Figa, Muzeul Memorial Octavian Goga, Coltesti Castle Ruins, Bethlen Gabor Kollegium
Find places to stay Apr 24 — May 1:
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Muntele Mare ©
Muntele Mare
Cheile Turzii - Turda Gorge ©
Cheile Turzii - Turda Gorge
St. Michael's Church ©
St. Michael's Church

7
nights
Iasi

Iasi ©
Iași is the largest city in eastern Romania and the seat of Iași County. Visit Palace of Culture and Hadambu Monastery for their historical value. Appreciate the collections at Muzeul Universitatii Alexandru Ioan Cuza and Casa Dosoftei. Change things up with a short trip to Probota Monastery in Probota (about 2 hours away). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of the Three Hierarchs, admire the landmark architecture of Golia Monastery, take a stroll through Iasi Historical Town, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Nicholas Church.

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Iasi day trip planning website .

Fly from Cluj-Napoca to Iasi in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in May, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Timisoara.

Things to do in Iasi

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Hadambu Monastery, Probota Monastery
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Palace of Culture ©
Palace of Culture
Metropolitan Cathedral ©
Metropolitan Cathedral

6
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. Explore hidden gems such as Timisoara Orthodox Cathedral and Unirii Square. Șoimoș Fortress and Basilica Maria Radna will appeal to history buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Timisoara: Arad (St. Anthony of Padua Church, Malul Muresului, & more). And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Piata Victoriei, steep yourself in history at Piaţa Victoriei, admire the natural beauty at Roses Park, and shop like a local with Calina Art Gallery.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Timisoara trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by flight from Iasi to Timisoara takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May in Timisoara, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to drive to Oradea.

Things to do in Timisoara

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Arad, Lipova
Find places to stay May 8 — 14:
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Timisoara Orthodox Cathedral ©
Timisoara Orthodox Cathedral
Memorialul Revolutiei ©
Memorialul Revolutiei
Șoimoș Fortress ©
Șoimoș Fortress

3
nights
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. Your inner history buff will appreciate Oradea Fortress and The Holy Cross Monastery. Take a break from the city and head to Peştera cu cristale din mina Farcu and Vadu Crisului Cave. There's lots more to do: brush up on your military savvy at Military Museum, have fun and explore at Darvas- La Roche House, examine the collection at Memorial House of Iosif Vulcan, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Moon Church (Biserica cu Luna).

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Oradea visit planner .

Getting from Timisoara to Oradea by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Oradea can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel to Constanta.

Things to do in Oradea

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Vadu Crisului Cave, Peştera cu cristale din mina Farcu
Find places to stay May 14 — 17:
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Oradea Fortress ©
Oradea Fortress
Vadu Crisului Cave ©
Vadu Crisului Cave
The Roman-Catholic Cathedral ©
The Roman-Catholic Cathedral

5
nights
Constanta

Constanta ©
Constanta is a relaxed seaside town on the coast of the Black Sea.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Plaja de Carte and Mamaia Beach. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Manastirea SF. Elena de la Mare and Catedrala Sfinții Apostoli Petru și Pavel. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Constanta: Oha Beach (in Navodari) and Biserica Ortodoxa Nasterea Maicii Domnului (in Eforie). There's much more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Dobrogea Gorges Reserve, get to know the fascinating history of Ovidiu Square, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Andrew's Cave Monastery, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Greek Church "Transfiguration" (Metamorphosis).

To find where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Constanta trip planner.

Fly from Oradea to Constanta in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. While traveling from Oradea, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Constanta, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to take a train to Bucharest.

Things to do in Constanta

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Manastirea SF. Elena de la Mare, Plaja de Carte, Biserica Ortodoxa Nasterea Maicii Domnului, Oha Beach
Find places to stay May 17 — 22:
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Plaja de Carte ©
Plaja de Carte
Mamaia Beach ©
Mamaia Beach

7
nights
Bucharest

Bucharest ©
The booming city of Bucharest is a sophisticated metropolis with a high contrast of old- and new-world architecture.
You'll explore and learn at Grigore Antipa National Museum of Natural History and The Clock Museum. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Patriarchal Cathedral and Biserica Sfantul Anton - Curtea Veche. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bucharest: Serve Winery (in Ceptura), Therme București (in Balotesti) and Bellu Manor (in Urlati). And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at The National Museum of Art of Romania, steep yourself in history at Mogosoaia Palace, see the interesting displays at Tiriac Collection, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Princely Church.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Bucharest visit site .

Take a train from Constanta to Bucharest in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Constanta in May, you will find days in Bucharest are a bit warmer (27°C), and nights are about the same (11°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Bucharest

Museums Spas Theme Parks

Side Trips

Neagra Bison Reservation, Mogosoaia Palace, Bellu Manor, Serve Winery, Princely Church
Find places to stay May 22 — 29:
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Ceausescu Mansion ©
Ceausescu Mansion
Mogosoaia Palace ©
Mogosoaia Palace

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