12 days in Central Romania Itinerary

12 days in Central Romania Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Manchester
Fly:  7 h 45 min
1
Sibiu
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Sighisoara
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
3
Lacu Rosu
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
4
Brasov
— 5 nights
+2
Shuttle + Foot + Fly:  10 h
End: Manchester

4
nights
Sibiu

Sibiu ©
Reminiscent of the height of the bourgeoisie and retaining much of its medieval architecture, Sibiu is Romania's cultural gem.
Venture out of the city with trips to Castelul De Lut Valea Zanelor (in Porumbacu de Sus), Scarisoara Ice Cave (in Garda de Sus) and Citadel of Alba Iulia (in Alba Iulia). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Big Square (Piata Mare), take in the awesome beauty at Moldoveanu Peak, get to know the fascinating history of Old Town, and see the interesting displays at Brukenthal National Museum.

To see ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Sibiu trip itinerary maker tool.

Manchester, UK to Sibiu is an approximately 6.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 2 hours. In March in Sibiu, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 0°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Sighisoara.

Things to do in Sibiu

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Castelul De Lut Valea Zanelor, Fagaras Mountains, Moldoveanu Peak, Scarisoara Ice Cave, Citadel of Alba Iulia
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Citadel of Alba Iulia ©
Citadel of Alba Iulia
Moldoveanu Peak ©
Moldoveanu Peak
Fagaras Mountains ©
Fagaras Mountains

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 3rd (Fri): don't miss a visit to Sighisoara Clock Tower, steep yourself in history 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 maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Sighisoara trip planner.

Getting from Sibiu to Sighisoara by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train. In April, daily temperatures in Sighisoara can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Lacu Rosu.

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

1
night
Lacu Rosu

Lacu Rosu ©
On the 4th (Sat), explore the activities along Lacu Rosu (Red Lake) and then explore the striking landscape at Bicaz Canyon.

For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Lacu Rosu trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Sighisoara to Lacu Rosu takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Brasov.

Things to do in Lacu Rosu

Nature Parks
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Lacu Rosu (Red Lake) ©
Lacu Rosu (Red Lake)

5
nights
Brasov

Brasov ©
With the dramatic Carpathian Mountains as backdrop, Brasov is the largest city in a region of mountain resorts.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Brasov: Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle) (in Bran) and Mountain Postavarul (in Poiana Brasov). The adventure continues: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Tampa, hit the slopes at Poiana Brasov, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and make a trip to Council Square.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Brasov travel app.

Drive from Lacu Rosu to Brasov in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Brasov

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Poiana Brasov, Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle), Rasnov Citadel
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Mount Tampa ©
Mount Tampa
Poiana Brasov ©
Poiana Brasov
Season Hill ©
Season Hill