8 days in Central Romania Itinerary

8 days in Central Romania Itinerary

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Sibiu ©
Reminiscent of the height of the bourgeoisie and retaining much of its medieval architecture, Sibiu is Romania's cultural gem.
Venture out of the city with trips to Alba Iulia (Citadel of Alba Iulia & Escape Room Alba Iulia). There's much more to do: make a trip to Big Square (Piata Mare), snap pictures at Bridge of Lies, enjoy breathtaking views from Turnul Sfatului (The Tower of the Council), and examine the collection at ASTRA Museum.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Sibiu online itinerary maker.

Bucharest to Sibiu is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Bucharest, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Sibiu, ranging from highs of 33°C to lows of 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can go by car to Sighisoara.

Things to do in Sibiu

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums

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Alba Iulia
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Citadel of Alba Iulia ©
Citadel of Alba Iulia
Big Square (Piata Mare) ©
Big Square (Piata Mare)
ASTRA Museum ©
ASTRA Museum


As a World Heritage Site, Sighisoara is visited mostly for its fortified Old Town surrounded entirely by city walls.
On the 11th (Tue), make a trip to Sighisoara Clock Tower, take in the pleasant sights at Scara Acoperita-Covered Stairway, appreciate the extensive heritage of Sighisoara Historic Center, delve into the mystery of Casa Vlad Dracul, then shop like a local with Art & Crafts, and finally view the masterpieces at The Spoonman.

To see traveler tips and more tourist information, go to the Sighisoara day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Sibiu to Sighisoara takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Sighisoara can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Brasov.

Things to do in Sighisoara

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
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Sighisoara Historic Center
Sighisoara Historic Center
Sighisoara Clock Tower ©
Sighisoara Clock Tower
Art & Crafts ©
Art & Crafts


Brasov ©
With the dramatic Carpathian Mountains as backdrop, Brasov is the largest city in a region of mountain resorts.
Get out of town with these interesting Brasov side-trips: Bran (Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle) & Horror House Bran) and La Cabane Aux Images (in Moieciu de Sus). The adventure continues: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Tampa, take in the spiritual surroundings of Black Church (Biserica Neagra), appreciate the extensive heritage of Brasov Historical Center, and make a trip to Council Square.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Brasov trip itinerary planning site.

You can drive from Sighisoara to Brasov in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Brasov

Historic Sites · Parks · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Poiana Brasov, Bran, Canionul Șapte Scări, Rasnov Citadel, La Cabane Aux Images
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Council Square ©
Council Square
Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle) ©
Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle)
Mount Tampa ©
Mount Tampa