10 days in Transylvania Itinerary

10 days in Transylvania Itinerary

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10 days in Transylvania Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
+2
Fly + foot + shuttle:  8​h
1
Brasov
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Sighisoara
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Sibiu
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Hunedoara
— 1 night
5
Cluj-Napoca
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Tel Aviv

2
nights
Brasov

Brasov ©
With the dramatic Carpathian Mountains as backdrop, Brasov is the largest city in a region of mountain resorts.
On the 30th (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sinagoga Neologa. On the next day, make a trip to Council Square, then browse the exhibits of Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle), then take in the dramatic natural features at La Prapastii Zarnesti, and finally explore the historical opulence of Rasnov Citadel.

To see ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Brasov driving holiday planning website .

Tel Aviv, Israel to Brasov is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Sighisoara.

Things to do in Brasov

Historic Sites Nature Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle), La Prapastii Zarnesti, Rasnov Citadel
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Mount Tampa ©
Mount Tampa
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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Church on the Hill, get a taste of the local shopping with The Spoonman, make a trip to Torre do Relogio, then shop like a local with Art & Crafts, then snap pictures at Scara Acoperita-Covered Stairway, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Sighisoara Historic Center.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Sighisoara day trip planner.

You can drive from Brasov to Sighisoara in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. November in Sighisoara sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 0°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can drive to Sibiu.

Things to do in Sighisoara

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Sighisoara Historic Center
Sighisoara Historic Center
Art & Crafts ©
Art & Crafts
The Spoonman ©
The Spoonman

3
nights
Sibiu

Sibiu ©
Reminiscent of the height of the bourgeoisie and retaining much of its medieval architecture, Sibiu is Romania's cultural gem.
Museum-lovers will appreciate ASTRA Museum and Muzeul Pr. Zosim Oancea. Get some cultural insight at Citadel of Alba Iulia and Lutheran Evangelical Cathedral & Tower. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sibiu: Framm's (in Alba Iulia) and Rapa Rosie (in Sebes). There's lots more to do: make a trip to Big Square (Piata Mare), examine the collection at Museum of Steam Locomotives, take in the views from Bridge of Lies, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Orthodox Cathedral.

To see traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Sibiu tour itinerary builder app .

Getting from Sighisoara to Sibiu by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train. Expect a daytime high around 12°C in November, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Hunedoara.

Things to do in Sibiu

Museums Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Alba Iulia, Muzeul Pr. Zosim Oancea, Rapa Rosie
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ASTRA Museum ©
ASTRA Museum
Citadel of Alba Iulia ©
Citadel of Alba Iulia
Brukenthal National Museum ©
Brukenthal National Museum

1
night
Hunedoara

Hunedoara ©
Hunedoara is a city in Hunedoara County, Transylvania, Romania. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): step into the grandiose world of Fortress of Deva, look for all kinds of wild species at Arboretumul Simeria, and then explore the historical opulence of Castelul Corvinilor.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Hunedoara itinerary site .

Traveling by car from Sibiu to Hunedoara takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Sibiu in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Hunedoara, with lows of 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can drive to Cluj-Napoca.

Things to do in Hunedoara

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

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

2
nights
Cluj-Napoca

Cluj-Napoca ©
The multicultural Cluj-Napoca is the capital of the historic region of Transylvania.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): have fun and explore at Muzeul de Istorie Turda, then look for all kinds of wild species at Cheile Turzii - Turda Gorge, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Moara de Vant. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Reformed Church of Cluj-Napoca, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Art, then take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Garden, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Michael's Church.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Cluj-Napoca trip maker website .

Traveling by car from Hunedoara to Cluj-Napoca takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Hunedoara in November, Cluj-Napoca is slightly colder at night with lows of 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cluj-Napoca

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Muzeul de Istorie Turda, Moara de Vant
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Cheile Turzii - Turda Gorge ©
Cheile Turzii - Turda Gorge
Moara de Vant ©
Moara de Vant
Muzeul de Istorie Turda ©
Muzeul de Istorie Turda