13 days in Romania Itinerary

13 days in Romania Itinerary

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Start: Syracuse
Fly + Drive:  25 h
1
Tulcea
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Constanta
— Few hours
Fly:  3 h 15 min
3
Oradea
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 45 min
4
Alba Iulia
— 1 night
Shuttle + Fly:  3 h 15 min
5
Iasi
— 1 night
Drive:  6 h
6
Sighisoara
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
7
Cluj-Napoca
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
8
Sibiu
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 15 min
9
Timisoara
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h 15 min
10
Brasov
— 1 night
Train:  1 h
11
Sinaia
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h
12
Bran
— 1 night
Taxi + Train:  2 h 30 min
13
Bucharest
— 1 night
Fly + Bus:  19 h 15 min
End: Syracuse

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Tulcea

Tulcea ©
Tulcea is a city in Dobrogea, Romania. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Wed): appreciate the history behind Monumentul Independentei and then identify plant and animal life at Danube Delta Biosphere Reserve.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Tulcea online trip itinerary planner.

Syracuse, USA to Tulcea is an approximately 25- hour combination of flight and car. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Syracuse to Tulcea due to the time zone difference. In September, plan for daily highs up to 77°F, and evening lows to 54°F. On the 30th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Constanta.

Things to do in Tulcea

Wildlife Parks
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Danube Delta Biosphere Reserve ©
Danube Delta Biosphere Reserve
Monumentul Independentei ©
Monumentul Independentei

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Constanta

Constanta
Constanta is a relaxed seaside town on the coast of the Black Sea.
For photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Constanta driving holiday planner.

Drive from Tulcea to Constanta in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Constanta can reach 75°F, while at night they dip to 58°F. You will leave for Oradea on the 30th (Wed).

Things to do in Constanta

Outdoors Parks Nightlife
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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. Start off your visit on the 1st (Thu): indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then admire the striking features of Black Hawk (Vulturul Negru) Palace Arcade, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Neolog Synagogue Zion.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Oradea trip planner.

You can fly from Constanta to Oradea in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 75°F in September, and nighttime lows around 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can drive to Alba Iulia.

Things to do in Oradea

Spas Historic Sites
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Spas
Black Hawk (Vulturul Negru) Palace Arcade ©
Black Hawk (Vulturul Negru) Palace Arcade
The Neolog Synagogue Zion ©
The Neolog Synagogue Zion

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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 2nd (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Catedrala Reintregirii Neamului (Coronation Cathedral) and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Citadel of Alba Iulia.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Alba Iulia trip maker app.

Getting from Oradea to Alba Iulia by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Oradea in October, Alba Iulia is slightly colder at night with lows of 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Iasi.

Things to do in Alba Iulia

Historic Sites
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Citadel of Alba Iulia ©
Citadel of Alba Iulia

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Iasi

Iasi ©
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Monastery of the Three Holy Hierarchs and then explore the historical opulence of Palace of Culture.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Iasi trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Alba Iulia to Iasi takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In October, daily temperatures in Iasi can reach 59°F, while at night they dip to 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Sighisoara.

Things to do in Iasi

Historic Sites
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Palace of Culture ©
Palace of Culture
Monastery of the Three Holy Hierarchs ©
Monastery of the Three Holy Hierarchs

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Sighisoara

Sighisoara
As a World Heritage Site, Sighisoara is visited mostly for its fortified Old Town surrounded entirely by city walls.
On the 4th (Sun), get to know the fascinating history of Sighisoara Historic Center, then take in the pleasant sights at Scara Acoperita-Covered Stairway, and then view the masterpieces at The Spoonman.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Sighisoara online tour planner.

Getting from Iasi to Sighisoara by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight, shuttle, and train; or take a bus. In October in Sighisoara, expect temperatures between 62°F during the day and 40°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can drive to Cluj-Napoca.

Things to do in Sighisoara

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Sighisoara Historic Center
Sighisoara Historic Center
The Spoonman ©
The Spoonman
Scara Acoperita-Covered Stairway ©
Scara Acoperita-Covered Stairway

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Cluj-Napoca

Cluj-Napoca ©
The multicultural Cluj-Napoca is the capital of the historic region of Transylvania.
For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Cluj-Napoca visit planning website.

You can drive from Sighisoara to Cluj-Napoca in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 59°F in October, and nighttime lows around 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Sibiu.

Things to do in Cluj-Napoca

Museums Historic Sites
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Reformed Church of Cluj-Napoca ©
Reformed Church of Cluj-Napoca
Elian Palace ©
Elian Palace

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Sibiu

Sibiu ©
Reminiscent of the height of the bourgeoisie and retaining much of its medieval architecture, Sibiu is Romania's cultural gem.
For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Sibiu trip app.

You can drive from Cluj-Napoca to Sibiu in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In October, daytime highs in Sibiu are 62°F, while nighttime lows are 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Timisoara.

Things to do in Sibiu

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks
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Turnul Sfatului (The Tower of the Council) ©
Turnul Sfatului (The Tower of the Council)
Big Square (Piata Mare) ©
Big Square (Piata Mare)

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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. On the 7th (Wed), enjoy some diversion at Blue Line - The Shooting Range and then don't miss a visit to Piata Victoriei.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Timisoara vacation planner.

You can drive from Sibiu to Timisoara in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 64°F, and evening lows to 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to drive to Brasov.

Things to do in Timisoara

Fun & Games
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Blue Line - The Shooting Range ©
Blue Line - The Shooting Range
Piata Victoriei ©
Piata Victoriei

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Brasov

Brasov ©
With the dramatic Carpathian Mountains as backdrop, Brasov is the largest city in a region of mountain resorts.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): stop by Luado Chocolate, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Tampa, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Black Church (Biserica Neagra), and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Holy Trinity Church.

To find photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Brasov online trip maker.

Traveling by car from Timisoara to Brasov takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Sinaia.

Things to do in Brasov

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Mount Tampa ©
Mount Tampa
Black Church (Biserica Neagra) ©
Black Church (Biserica Neagra)
Luado Chocolate ©
Luado Chocolate

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): make a trip to Crucea Caraiman.

To find maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Sinaia trip planning website.

You can take a train from Brasov to Sinaia in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Bran.
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Crucea Caraiman ©
Crucea Caraiman

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Bran

Bran ©
Bran is a commune in Brașov County, Romania. On the 9th (Fri), view the masterpieces at La Cabane Aux Images, then examine the collection at Museum Medieval Bran, and then step into the grandiose world of Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle).

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Bran vacation maker app.

Traveling by car from Sinaia to Bran takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. On the 9th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Bucharest.

Things to do in Bran

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

La Cabane Aux Images
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Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle) ©
Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle)
Museum Medieval Bran ©
Museum Medieval Bran

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Bucharest

Bucharest ©
The booming city of Bucharest is a sophisticated metropolis with a high contrast of old- and new-world architecture.
Plan my day in Bucharest using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can do a combination of taxi and train from Bran to Bucharest in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In October, daily temperatures in Bucharest can reach 63°F, while at night they dip to 42°F. On the 10th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Bucharest

Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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Old Town ©
Old Town

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