9 days in Romania Itinerary

9 days in Romania Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Timisoara
— 2 nights
2
Oradea
— 1 night
3
Alba Iulia
— Few hours
4
Sibiu
— 1 night
5
Brasov
— 1 night
6
Sighisoara
— 2 nights
7
Cluj-Napoca
— 1 night

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. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Timisoara Orthodox Cathedral as well as Muzeul Consumatorului Comunist. Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Millennium Church and then get engrossed in the history at Muzeul Consumatorului Comunist.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Timisoara visit planner.

Nuremberg, Germany to Timisoara is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Nuremberg to Timisoara, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In December, daily temperatures in Timisoara can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. You'll have a few hours on the 26th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Oradea.

Things to do in Timisoara

Historic Sites Museums
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Timisoara Orthodox Cathedral ©
Timisoara Orthodox Cathedral
Muzeul Consumatorului Comunist ©
Muzeul Consumatorului Comunist
Serbian Orthodox Episcopal Church ©
Serbian Orthodox Episcopal Church

1
night
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 day-by-day itinerary now includes Moon Church (Biserica cu Luna). Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): admire the striking features of Moon Church (Biserica cu Luna), learn about all things military at Military Museum, step into the grandiose world of Oradea Fortress, take an in-depth tour of Ady Endre Memorial Museum, thenmake a trip to The Holy Cross Monastery, and finally admire the striking features of Black Hawk (Vulturul Negru) Palace Arcade.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Oradea journey maker tool.

Traveling by car from Timisoara to Oradea takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. December in Oradea sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to drive to Alba Iulia.

Things to do in Oradea

Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Dec 26 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
The Holy Cross Monastery ©
The Holy Cross Monastery
Oradea Fortress ©
Oradea Fortress
Military Museum ©
Military Museum

few
hours
Alba Iulia

Alba Iulia ©
Alba Iulia is a city located on the Mureş River in Alba County, Transylvania, Romania, with a population of 63,536. Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at St Michael's Roman Catholic Cathedral, thensteep yourself in history at Camera de garda-Sala Armelor, and then appreciate the history behind Obeliscul lui Horea, Closca si Crisan.

To find more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Alba Iulia day trip planning website.

Getting from Oradea to Alba Iulia by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Oradea in December since evenings lows in Alba Iulia dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can go by car to Sibiu.

Things to do in Alba Iulia

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 27 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
St Michael's Roman Catholic Cathedral ©
St Michael's Roman Catholic Cathedral
Obeliscul lui Horea, Closca si Crisan ©
Obeliscul lui Horea, Closca si Crisan

1
night
Sibiu

Sibiu ©
Reminiscent of the height of the bourgeoisie and retaining much of its medieval architecture, Sibiu is Romania's cultural gem.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Big Square (Piata Mare) as well as Strada Nicolae Balcescu. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Strada Nicolae Balcescu and then don't miss a visit to Big Square (Piata Mare).

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Sibiu trip itinerary builder tool.

Drive from Alba Iulia to Sibiu in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In December, daytime highs in Sibiu are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Brasov.
Find places to stay Dec 27 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Big Square (Piata Mare) ©
Big Square (Piata Mare)
Strada Nicolae Balcescu ©
Strada Nicolae Balcescu

1
night
Brasov

Brasov ©
With the dramatic Carpathian Mountains as backdrop, Brasov is the largest city in a region of mountain resorts.
You've added Black Church (Biserica Neagra), Mount Tampa, Peles Castle, and other attractions to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): take in the awesome beauty at Mountain Postavarul, see the interesting displays at Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle), explore the historical opulence of Rasnov Citadel, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter And St. Paul's Roman Catholic Parish, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Biserica Sfânta Adormire a Maicii Domnului, and finally examine the collection at Expozitia Oraselul Trenuletelor. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Franciscan Church, explore the historical opulence of Peles Castle, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sinaia Monastery, thentake in the awesome beauty at Mount Tampa, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Black Church (Biserica Neagra).

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Brasov planning website.

You can drive from Sibiu to Brasov in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Sighisoara.

Things to do in Brasov

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Sinaia, Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle), Rasnov Citadel, Mountain Postavarul
Find places to stay Dec 28 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Peles Castle ©
Peles Castle
Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle) ©
Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle)
Biserica Sfânta Adormire a Maicii Domnului ©

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nights
Sighisoara

Sighisoara ©
As a World Heritage Site, Sighisoara is visited mostly for its fortified Old Town surrounded entirely by city walls.
To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Sighisoara journey maker site.

Drive from Brasov to Sighisoara in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In December, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. On the 31st (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Cluj-Napoca.

Things to do in Sighisoara

Museums Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Targu Mures
Find places to stay Dec 29 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Petry Museum and Workshop ©
Petry Museum and Workshop
Holy Trinity Church ©
Holy Trinity Church
Synagogue of Tg. Mures ©
Synagogue of Tg. Mures

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night
Cluj-Napoca

Cluj-Napoca ©
The multicultural Cluj-Napoca is the capital of the historic region of Transylvania.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Franciscan Church, take in the spiritual surroundings of Reformed Church of Cluj-Napoca, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Piarist Church.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Cluj-Napoca trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Sighisoara to Cluj-Napoca by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In December in Cluj-Napoca, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cluj-Napoca

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 31 — Jan 1:
Highlights from your plan
Reformed Church of Cluj-Napoca ©
Reformed Church of Cluj-Napoca
Franciscan Church ©
Franciscan Church
Piarist Church ©
Piarist Church

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