12 days in Romania Itinerary

12 days in Romania Itinerary

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12 days in Romania Itinerary

Start: Timisoara
1
Hunedoara
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Sibiu
— 4 nights
3
Brasov
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Curtea de Arges
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
End: Timisoara

1
day
Hunedoara

Hunedoara ©
Hunedoara is a city in Hunedoara County, Transylvania, Romania. On the 5th (Mon), get engrossed in the history at Expozitie Inedita: Ev Mediu. Tortura Si Executie and then explore the historical opulence of Castelul Corvinilor.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Hunedoara holiday maker website .

Timisoara to Hunedoara is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Hunedoara are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can go by car to Sibiu.

Things to do in Hunedoara

Historic Sites Museums
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Castelul Corvinilor ©
Castelul Corvinilor

4
nights
Sibiu

Sibiu ©
Reminiscent of the height of the bourgeoisie and retaining much of its medieval architecture, Sibiu is Romania's cultural gem.
Appreciate the collections at Art & Crafts and ASTRA Museum. Visit Passage of Stairs and Old Town for their historical value. Change things up with these side-trips from Sibiu: The Fortified Church of Biertan (in Biertan), Alba Iulia (Camera de garda-Sala Armelor & Citadel of Alba Iulia) and Sighisoara (Torre do Relogio & Scara Acoperita-Covered Stairway). There's still lots to do: explore the ancient world of Sarmizegetusa Regia, admire the landmark architecture of Orthodox Cathedral, appreciate the extensive heritage of Casa Calfelor, and enjoy breathtaking views from Turnul Sfatului (The Tower of the Council).

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Sibiu trip app .

Getting from Hunedoara to Sibiu by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In August in Sibiu, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to take a bus to Brasov.

Things to do in Sibiu

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Sighisoara, Alba Iulia, The Fortified Church of Biertan, Sarmizegetusa Regia
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Sarmizegetusa Regia ©
Sarmizegetusa Regia
Old Town ©
Old Town
Orthodox Cathedral
Orthodox Cathedral

5
nights
Brasov

Brasov ©
With the dramatic Carpathian Mountains as backdrop, Brasov is the largest city in a region of mountain resorts.
Family-friendly places like Dino Parc and Parc Aventura Brasov will thrill your kids. You'll explore and learn at Prima Scoala Romaneasca and Cantacuzino Castle. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Brasov: Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle) (in Bran), Sinaia (Sinaia Monastery, Pelisor Castle, & more) and Libearty Bear Sanctuary Zarnesti (in Zarnesti). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Biserica Sfântul Nicolae, contemplate the long history of Fagaras Fortress, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Tampa, and don't miss a visit to Yekaterina's Gate.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Brasov trip itinerary builder .

Getting from Sibiu to Brasov by bus takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Curtea de Arges.

Things to do in Brasov

Historic Sites Museums Theme Parks

Side Trips

Sinaia, Fagaras Fortress, Libearty Bear Sanctuary Zarnesti, Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle), Peasant Fortified Church at Prejmer
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Peles Castle ©
Peles Castle
Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle) ©
Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle)
Peasant Fortified Church at Prejmer ©

2
nights
Curtea de Arges

Curtea de Arges ©
Curtea de Argeș is a city in Romania on the right bank of the Argeş River, where it flows through a valley of the lower Carpathians (the Făgăraș Mountains), on the railway from Pitești to the Turnu Roșu Pass. Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): examine the collection at Village Museum of Valcea County and then cruise along Transfagarasan Highway. On the 16th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Curtea de Arges Monastery and then explore the ancient world of Cetatea Poienari.

For other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Curtea de Arges travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Brasov to Curtea de Arges takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in August, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Curtea de Arges

Historic Sites Outdoors Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Village Museum of Valcea County, Cetatea Poienari
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Curtea de Arges Monastery ©
Curtea de Arges Monastery
Cetatea Poienari ©
Cetatea Poienari
Transfagarasan Highway ©
Transfagarasan Highway

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