13 days in Romania Itinerary

13 days in Romania Itinerary

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13 days in Romania Itinerary

Start: Sydney
+2
Fly + foot + shuttle:  25​h
1
Brasov
— 2 nights
2
Hunedoara
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Sibiu
— 3 nights
Fly + shuttle:  3​h
4
Bucharest
— 4 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: Sydney

2
nights
Brasov

Brasov ©
With the dramatic Carpathian Mountains as backdrop, Brasov is the largest city in a region of mountain resorts.
Appreciate the collections at Prima Scoala Romaneasca and Expozitia Oraselul Trenuletelor. Get a sense of the local culture at Sinaia Monastery and Biserica Sfântul Nicolae. Venture out of the city with trips to Pelisor Castle (in Sinaia), Fagaras Fortress (in Fagaras) and Dino Parc (in Rasnov). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Peasant Fortified Church at Prejmer, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sinagoga Neologa, examine the collection at Dinosaur Museum, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Tampa.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Brasov online road trip planner .

Sydney, Australia to Brasov is an approximately 25-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Brasov is minus 8 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to go by car to Hunedoara.

Things to do in Brasov

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games

Side Trips

Sinaia, Dinosaur Museum, Peasant Fortified Church at Prejmer, Fagaras Fortress, Dino Parc
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Pelisor Castle ©
Pelisor Castle
Sinaia Monastery ©
Sinaia Monastery
Peasant Fortified Church at Prejmer ©

1
night
Hunedoara

Hunedoara ©
Hunedoara is a city in Hunedoara County, Transylvania, Romania. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): see the interesting displays at Muzeul Civilizatiei Dacice si Romane Deva, then explore the historical opulence of Fortress of Deva, and then step into the grandiose world of Castelul Corvinilor.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Hunedoara planner .

Traveling by car from Brasov to Hunedoara takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In November, daily temperatures in Hunedoara can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Sibiu.

Things to do in Hunedoara

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Deva
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Castelul Corvinilor ©
Castelul Corvinilor
Fortress of Deva ©
Fortress of Deva

3
nights
Sibiu

Sibiu ©
Reminiscent of the height of the bourgeoisie and retaining much of its medieval architecture, Sibiu is Romania's cultural gem.
Museum-lovers will get to explore ASTRA Museum and Brukenthal National Museum. Get a sense of the local culture at Citadel of Alba Iulia and The Fortified Church of Biertan. Take a break from Sibiu with a short trip to Catedrala Reintregirii Neamului (Coronation Cathedral) in Alba Iulia, about 1h 25 min away. There's lots more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town, enjoy breathtaking views from Turnul Sfatului (The Tower of the Council), admire the landmark architecture of Orthodox Cathedral, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lutheran Evangelical Cathedral & Tower.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Sibiu road trip website .

Getting from Hunedoara to Sibiu by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Hunedoara in November, expect a bit cooler with lows of 0°C in Sibiu. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can travel to Bucharest.

Things to do in Sibiu

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Alba Iulia, The Fortified Church of Biertan
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ASTRA Museum ©
ASTRA Museum
Citadel of Alba Iulia ©
Citadel of Alba Iulia

4
nights
Bucharest

Bucharest ©
The booming city of Bucharest is a sophisticated metropolis with a high contrast of old- and new-world architecture.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Grigore Antipa National Museum of Natural History and Ceausescu Mansion. Visit Patriarchal Cathedral and Biserica Sfantul Anton - Curtea Veche for their historical value. Change things up with a short trip to Mogosoaia Palace in Mogosoaia (about 34 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at The Art Collections Museum, explore the engaging exhibits at Museum of Senses Bucharest, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Coral Temple, and explore the world behind art at The National Museum of Art of Romania.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Bucharest trip maker tool .

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Sibiu to Bucharest takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November in Bucharest, expect temperatures between 12°C during the day and 2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Bucharest

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Mogosoaia Palace
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Ceausescu Mansion ©
Ceausescu Mansion
Mogosoaia Palace ©
Mogosoaia Palace

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