12 days in Central Romania Itinerary

12 days in Central Romania Itinerary

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Sibiu
— 2 nights
2
Dragus
— 2 nights
3
Sighisoara
— 2 nights
4
Rupea
— 1 night
5
Baile Tusnad
— 1 night
6
Brasov
— 3 nights

2
nights
Sibiu

Sibiu ©
Reminiscent of the height of the bourgeoisie and retaining much of its medieval architecture, Sibiu is Romania's cultural gem.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Passage of Stairs and Biserica Romano Catolica. Popular historic sites such as Biserica Evanghelică Fortificată and Roman Castrum Ruins are in your itinerary. Explore Sibiu's surroundings by going to Alba Iulia (St Michael's Roman Catholic Cathedral, Obeliscul lui Horea, Closca si Crisan, &more). There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Biserica Sfântul Mihail, make a trip to Piata Mica, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Orthodox Cathedral Holy Trinity, and get to know the fascinating history of Old Town.

For ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Sibiu tour itinerary builder.

Bucharest to Sibiu is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. January in Sibiu sees daily highs of 2°C and lows of -8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to travel to Dragus.

Things to do in Sibiu

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums

Side Trips

Alba Iulia, Biserica Sfântul Mihail, Muzeul Pr. Zosim Oancea, Biserica Evanghelică Fortificată
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Biserica Evanghelică Fortificată ©
Biserica Evanghelică Fortificată

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Dragus

Dragus ©
Drăguș is a commune in Brașov County, Romania. On the 16th (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Brancoveanu Monastery, explore the historical opulence of Fagaras Fortress, then make a trip to Castelul De Lut Valea Zanelor, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Le Lac Balea. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Thu): hike along Aventura Parc Dragus, then admire the sheer force of Capra Wasserfall, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Fortified Evangelical Church of Cincsor.

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Traveling by car from Sibiu to Dragus takes 1.5 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to 2°C, and evening lows to -8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Sighisoara.

Things to do in Dragus

Parks · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

Fagaras, Brancoveanu Monastery, Castelul De Lut Valea Zanelor, Le Lac Balea, Fortified Evangelical Church of Cincsor
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Le Lac Balea ©
Le Lac Balea
Fagaras Fortress ©
Fagaras Fortress
Fortified Evangelical Church of Cincsor ©
Fortified Evangelical Church of Cincsor

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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.
On the 18th (Fri), take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Margaret Church, see the interesting displays at Palace of Culture, then see the interesting displays at Petry Museum and Workshop, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Holy Trinity Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the exciting artwork at Art & Crafts, explore the world behind art at The Spoonman, step into the grandiose world of Bethlen Castle, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Fortified Church, then pause for some serene contemplation at Synagogue Sighisoara, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Darjiu Fortified Church.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Sighisoara trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Dragus to Sighisoara takes 1.5 hours. In January, daytime highs in Sighisoara are 1°C, while nighttime lows are -7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Rupea.

Things to do in Sighisoara

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Targu Mures, St. Margaret Church, Darjiu Fortified Church, Fortified Church, Bethlen Castle
Find places to stay Jan 17 — 19:
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Art & Crafts ©
Art & Crafts
Palace of Culture ©
Palace of Culture
St. Margaret Church ©
St. Margaret Church

1
night
Rupea

Rupea ©
Rupea is a town in Brașov County in Transylvania, Romania. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Muzeul Etnografic Rupea and then explore the ancient world of Cetatea Rupea.

To see photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Rupea online road trip planner.

You can drive from Sighisoara to Rupea in an hour. In January, daily temperatures in Rupea can reach 1°C, while at night they dip to -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Baile Tusnad.

Things to do in Rupea

Historic Sites · Museums
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Cetatea Rupea ©
Cetatea Rupea
Muzeul Etnografic Rupea ©
Muzeul Etnografic Rupea

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night
Baile Tusnad

Baile Tusnad ©
Băile Tușnad is a town in Harghita County, Romania. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): take in the dramatic natural features at Mohos Peat-Bog, then contemplate the waterfront views at Saint Anna Lake, and then step into the grandiose world of Balvanyos Fortress.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Baile Tusnad trip planner.

You can drive from Rupea to Baile Tusnad in 2 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to go by car to Brasov.

Things to do in Baile Tusnad

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Balvanyos Fortress
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Saint Anna Lake ©
Saint Anna Lake
Balvanyos Fortress ©
Balvanyos Fortress
Mohos Peat-Bog ©
Mohos Peat-Bog

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nights
Brasov

Brasov ©
With the dramatic Carpathian Mountains as backdrop, Brasov is the largest city in a region of mountain resorts.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Yekaterina's Gate and Prima Scoala Romaneasca. Step out of the city life by going to Mountain Postavarul and Parasailing & Paragliding. Get out of town with these interesting Brasov side-trips: Museum Medieval Bran (in Bran) and La Cabane Aux Images (in Moieciu de Sus). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Peasant Fortified Church at Prejmer, pause for some serene contemplation at Fortified Church of Harman, admire the striking features of Biserica Sfântul Nicolae, and take an in-depth tour of Rope Street Museum.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Brasov itinerary planner.

You can drive from Baile Tusnad to Brasov in 1.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Brasov

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours

Side Trips

Peasant Fortified Church at Prejmer, Dino Parc, Fortified Church of Harman, Mountain Postavarul, Museum Medieval Bran
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Yekaterina's Gate ©
Yekaterina's Gate
Peasant Fortified Church at Prejmer ©
Peasant Fortified Church at Prejmer
Fortified Church of Harman ©
Fortified Church of Harman