14 days in Northwest Romania Itinerary

14 days in Northwest Romania Itinerary

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14 days in Northwest Romania Itinerary

Start: Berlin
Fly + Drive:  10​h 15​min
1
Padis
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Oradea
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Baia Mare
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Sighetu Marmatiei
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Borsa
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
6
Beclean
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
7
Cluj-Napoca
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
End: Berlin

2
nights
Padis

Padis ©
On the 11th (Sun), look for all kinds of wild species at Galbena Gorges, then Head underground at Bears' Cave, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Bear's Cave. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Mon): find something for the whole family at Apuseni Natural Park and then identify plant and animal life at Fortress of Ponor.

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Berlin, Germany to Padis is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Berlin to Padis. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in August, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to travel to Oradea.

Things to do in Padis

Parks Wildlife Theme Parks

Side Trips

Apuseni Natural Park, Bear's Cave
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Bear's Cave ©
Bear's Cave
Apuseni Natural Park ©
Apuseni Natural Park

3
nights
Oradea

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. Take a break from Oradea with a short trip to Peştera cu cristale din mina Farcu in Rosia, about 1h 25 min away. There's much more to do: test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, take in the spiritual surroundings of Moon Church (Biserica cu Luna), explore the historical opulence of Oradea Fortress, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Oradea tour builder app .

You can drive from Padis to Oradea in 2 hours. In August in Oradea, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Baia Mare.

Things to do in Oradea

Parks Theme Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lacul cu nufer, Peştera cu cristale din mina Farcu
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Lacul cu nufer ©
Lacul cu nufer
Room Escape Games
Apollo-Felix Waterpark ©
Apollo-Felix Waterpark

1
night
Baia Mare

Baia Mare ©
Baia Mare is a municipality along the Săsar River, in northwestern Romania; it is the capital of Maramureș County. On the 16th (Fri), take in the spiritual surroundings of Surdesti Wooden Church, explore the world behind art at Central Baia Mare Art Museum, examine the collection at Mineralogy Museum, then admire the landmark architecture of Wooden Churches of Maramures, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Stephen's Tower.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Baia Mare online trip maker .

You can drive from Oradea to Baia Mare in 3.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Baia Mare are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can go by car to Sighetu Marmatiei.

Things to do in Baia Mare

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Surdesti Wooden Church, Wooden Churches of Maramures
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Mineralogy Museum ©
Mineralogy Museum
Wooden Churches of Maramures ©
Wooden Churches of Maramures
Stephen's Tower ©
Stephen's Tower

2
nights
Sighetu Marmatiei

Sighetu Marmatiei ©
Sighetu Marmației, until 1964 Sighet, is a city in Maramureș County near the Iza River, in northwestern Romania.GeographySighetu Marmației is situated along the Tisa river on the border with Ukraine, across from the Ukrainian town of Solotvyno. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of The Elie Wiesel Memorial House - The Museum of the Jewish Culture in Maramures, stroll the grounds of Merry Cemetery, then don't miss a visit to Sapanta-Peri Monastery, then get engrossed in the history at Sighet village museum, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Holy Paraskeva. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at Memorial of the Victims of Communism and of the Resistance, explore the different monuments and memorials at Cimitirul Saracilor, pause for some serene contemplation at Barsana Monastery, contemplate the long history of The Wooden Churches of Maramures, then get engrossed in the history at Ethnological Museum, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St Nicholas Church in Budesti Josani.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Sighetu Marmatiei travel website .

Getting from Baia Mare to Sighetu Marmatiei by car takes about 1.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Sighetu Marmatiei can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to drive to Borsa.

Things to do in Sighetu Marmatiei

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ieud, Sapanta, Church of the Holy Paraskeva, Barsana Monastery, St Nicholas Church in Budesti Josani
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Merry Cemetery ©
Merry Cemetery
Barsana Monastery ©
Barsana Monastery

1
night
Borsa

Borsa ©
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): get outside with Pietrosul Rodnei Peak and then admire the sheer force of Horses Waterfall.

To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Borsa sightseeing planner.

Getting from Sighetu Marmatiei to Borsa by car takes about 2 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel to Beclean.

Things to do in Borsa

Outdoors Nature Parks
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Pietrosul Rodnei Peak ©
Pietrosul Rodnei Peak

1
night
Beclean

Beclean
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): make a splash at Baile Figa.

To find photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Beclean holiday website .

Drive from Borsa to Beclean in 2 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Beclean can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Cluj-Napoca.

Things to do in Beclean

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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3
nights
Cluj-Napoca

Cluj-Napoca ©
The multicultural Cluj-Napoca is the capital of the historic region of Transylvania.
Cluj-Napoca is known for parks, nightlife, historic sites, wildlife, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: look for all kinds of wild species at Cheile Turzii - Turda Gorge, stroll around Simion Bărnuțiu Central Park, appreciate the history behind King Matthias Corvin Statue, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Michael's Church.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Cluj-Napoca route website .

Traveling by car from Beclean to Cluj-Napoca takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in August, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cluj-Napoca

Parks Nature Museums
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Cheile Turzii - Turda Gorge ©
Cheile Turzii - Turda Gorge
Room Escape Games
Cetatuia Hill ©
Cetatuia Hill