12 days in Romania Itinerary

12 days in Romania Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: London
Fly:  6 h 45 min
1
Bucharest
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
2
Sinaia
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Poiana Brasov
— 3 nights
Drive:  5 h 30 min
4
Timisoara
— 3 nights
Fly:  6 h 30 min
End: London

3
nights
Bucharest

Bucharest ©
The booming city of Bucharest is a sophisticated metropolis with a high contrast of old- and new-world architecture.
Bucharest is known for historic sites, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get a sense of history and politics at Palace of Parliament, get your game on at Gateway Virtual Reality Studio, appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town, and admire the masterpieces at Peasant Museum (Muzeul Taranului Roman).

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Bucharest trip itinerary app.

London, UK to Bucharest is an approximately 7- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Bucharest is 2 hours. While traveling from London, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Bucharest, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Sinaia.

Things to do in Bucharest

Museums Parks Tours
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Palace of Parliament ©
Palace of Parliament
Walking tours
Stavropoleos Monastery ©
Stavropoleos Monastery

2
nights
Sinaia

Sinaia ©
Named after the monastery around which it was built, Sinaia is a mountain resort and popular holiday destination for Romanians and foreigners alike.
On the 28th (Tue), take in the dramatic natural features at Cabana Babele, pause for some serene contemplation at Predeal Monastery, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Ialomicioara Monastery and Cave. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Sinaia Monastery, explore the historical opulence of Peles Castle, then take in the dramatic natural features at Stancile Franz Joseph, and finally make a trip to Crucea Caraiman.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Sinaia visit planning site.

You can take a train from Bucharest to Sinaia in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Poiana Brasov.

Things to do in Sinaia

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Crucea Caraiman, Predeal Monastery
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Peles Castle ©
Peles Castle
Sinaia Monastery ©
Sinaia Monastery
Cabana Babele ©
Cabana Babele

3
nights
Poiana Brasov

Poiana Brasov ©
Step out of Poiana Brasov with an excursion to Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle) in Bran--about 34 minutes away.

To see where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Poiana Brasov tour website.

Drive from Sinaia to Poiana Brasov in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Timisoara.

Things to do in Poiana Brasov

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

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

3
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. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Timisoara: Arad (Holy Trinity Cathedral, Retro IT Museum, &more). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Piata Victoriei, enjoy some diversion at Blue Line - The Shooting Range, stroll around Central Park, and admire the striking features of The Palace of the Serbian Episcopacy.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Timisoara trip maker site.

Traveling by car from Poiana Brasov to Timisoara takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Timisoara can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Timisoara

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Arad
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Timisoara Orthodox Cathedral ©
Timisoara Orthodox Cathedral
Piata Victoriei ©
Piata Victoriei
The Palace of the Serbian Episcopacy ©
The Palace of the Serbian Episcopacy

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