8 days in Romania Itinerary

8 days in Romania Itinerary

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8 days in Romania Itinerary

Start: Timisoara
1
Timisoara
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Hunedoara
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
3
Sighisoara
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Brasov
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
5
Bucharest
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
End: Timisoara

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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. Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Cathedral Park, then don't miss a visit to Piata Victoriei, and then explore the galleries of Timisoara Orthodox Cathedral.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Timisoara day trip site .

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Timisoara. May in Timisoara sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 12°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Hunedoara.

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Timisoara Orthodox Cathedral ©
Timisoara Orthodox Cathedral

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Hunedoara

Hunedoara ©
Hunedoara is a city in Hunedoara County, Transylvania, Romania. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): examine the collection at Muzeul Civilizatiei Dacice si Romane Deva, step into the grandiose world of Fortress of Deva, then take an in-depth tour of Expozitie Inedita: Ev Mediu. Tortura Si Executie, and finally explore the historical opulence of Castelul Corvinilor.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Hunedoara trip itinerary maker .

Drive from Timisoara to Hunedoara in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can go by car to Sighisoara.

Things to do in Hunedoara

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Deva
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Castelul Corvinilor ©
Castelul Corvinilor
Fortress of Deva ©
Fortress of Deva

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Sighisoara

Sighisoara ©
As a World Heritage Site, Sighisoara is visited mostly for its fortified Old Town surrounded entirely by city walls.
On the 17th (Fri), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church on the Hill, admire the masterpieces at The Spoonman, don't miss a visit to Clock Tower, shop like a local with Art & Crafts, then take in the views from Scara Acoperita-Covered Stairway, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Sighisoara Historic Center.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Sighisoara journey planner.

You can drive from Hunedoara to Sighisoara in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in May, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can drive to Brasov.

Things to do in Sighisoara

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Art & Crafts ©
Art & Crafts
Sighisoara Historic Center
Sighisoara Historic Center
Church on the Hill ©
Church on the Hill

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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 18th (Sat): explore the historical opulence of Peles Castle, then explore the historical opulence of Pelisor Castle, then step into the grandiose world of Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle), and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Black Church (Biserica Neagra). On the next day, don't miss a visit to Council Square, take a stroll through Brasov Historical Center, pause for some serene contemplation at Catedrala Ortodoxa Adormirea Maicii Domnului, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Peter and Paul Roman-Catholic Cathedral, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Mount Tampa.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Brasov road trip website .

Traveling by car from Sighisoara to Brasov takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Bucharest.

Things to do in Brasov

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Side Trips

Sinaia, 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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Bucharest

Bucharest ©
The booming city of Bucharest is a sophisticated metropolis with a high contrast of old- and new-world architecture.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Stavropoleos Church (Biserica Stravrapoleos) and Old Town. Step out of Bucharest with an excursion to Mogosoaia Palace in Mogosoaia--about 34 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: admire the striking features of Palace of Parliament, take an in-depth tour of Museum of History of the Jewish Community, see the interesting displays at Cotroceni Palace (Palatul Cotroceni), and delve into the distant past at Dacian Fortresses of the Orastie Mountains.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Bucharest trip planner .

Take a train from Brasov to Bucharest in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bucharest

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Mogosoaia Palace, Dacian Fortresses of the Orastie Mountains
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Peasant Museum (Muzeul Taranului Roman) ©
Old Town ©
Old Town

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