10 days in Transylvania Itinerary

10 days in Transylvania Itinerary

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10 days in Transylvania Itinerary

Start: Buzau
Drive:  3 h 15 min
1
Brasov
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Sighisoara
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Sibiu
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Hunedoara
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
5
Timisoara
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  4 h 45 min
End: Buzau

2
nights
Brasov

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 (Museum Medieval Bran & Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle)) and Mountain Postavarul (in Poiana Brasov). There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Black Church (Biserica Neagra), get to know the fascinating history of Brasov Historical Center, step into the grandiose world of Rasnov Citadel, and pause for some serene contemplation at Biserica Sfânta Adormire a Maicii Domnului.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Brasov trip website.

Buzau to Brasov is an approximately 3.5- hour car ride. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can go by car to Sighisoara.

Things to do in Brasov

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Bran, Poiana Brasov, Rasnov Citadel
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Council Square ©
Council Square
Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle) ©
Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle)
Black Church (Biserica Neagra) ©
Black Church (Biserica Neagra)

1
night
Sighisoara

Sighisoara
As a World Heritage Site, Sighisoara is visited mostly for its fortified Old Town surrounded entirely by city walls.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Sighisoara Clock Tower, take in the pleasant sights at Scara Acoperita-Covered Stairway, get to know the fascinating history of Sighisoara Historic Center, then take in the exciting artwork at Art & Crafts, and finally take in the exciting artwork at The Spoonman.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Sighisoara trip builder site.

Traveling by car from Brasov to Sighisoara takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In March, plan for daily highs up to 14°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Sibiu.

Things to do in Sighisoara

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

3
nights
Sibiu

Sibiu ©
Reminiscent of the height of the bourgeoisie and retaining much of its medieval architecture, Sibiu is Romania's cultural gem.
When in Sibiu, make a side trip to see Citadel of Alba Iulia in Alba Iulia, approximately Alba Iulia away. There's lots more to do: make a trip to Big Square (Piata Mare), get to know the fascinating history of Old Town, snap pictures at Bridge of Lies, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Sibiu driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Sighisoara to Sibiu takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In March, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Hunedoara.

Things to do in Sibiu

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Citadel of Alba Iulia
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Citadel of Alba Iulia ©
Citadel of Alba Iulia
Big Square (Piata Mare) ©
Big Square (Piata Mare)
Bridge of Lies ©
Bridge of Lies

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night
Hunedoara

Hunedoara ©
Hunedoara is a city in Hunedoara County, Transylvania, Romania. On the 23rd (Mon), explore the historical opulence of Fortress of Deva, look for all kinds of wild species at Arboretumul Simeria, then step into the grandiose world of Castelul Corvinilor, and finally get engrossed in the history at Expozitie Inedita: Ev Mediu. Tortura Si Executie.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Hunedoara route planning tool.

Drive from Sibiu to Hunedoara in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In March, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Timisoara.

Things to do in Hunedoara

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Arboretumul Simeria, Fortress of Deva
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Castelul Corvinilor ©
Castelul Corvinilor
Fortress of Deva ©
Fortress of Deva

2
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. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): enjoy some diversion at Blue Line - The Shooting Range, then contemplate the long history of Timisoara Historical Center, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Timisoara Orthodox Cathedral, and finally don't miss a visit to Piata Victoriei. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Retro IT Museum, admire the landmark architecture of The Palace of the Serbian Episcopacy, and then don't miss a visit to Unirii Square.

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You can drive from Hunedoara to Timisoara in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. March in Timisoara sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Timisoara

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games

Side Trip

Retro IT Museum
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Timisoara Orthodox Cathedral ©
Timisoara Orthodox Cathedral
Piata Victoriei ©
Piata Victoriei
Unirii Square ©
Unirii Square

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