15 days in Romania Itinerary

15 days in Romania Itinerary

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15 days in Romania Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
+2
Fly + foot + shuttle:  27​h
1
Brasov
— 3 nights
2
Sibiu
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Timisoara
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
4
Bucharest
— 4 nights
Fly:  26​h
End: Melbourne

3
nights
Brasov

Brasov ©
With the dramatic Carpathian Mountains as backdrop, Brasov is the largest city in a region of mountain resorts.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Brasov: Sinaia (Peles Castle, Sinaia Monastery, & more), Predeal Monastery (in Predeal) and Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle) (in Bran). There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Black Church (Biserica Neagra), have some family-friendly fun at Quad Team Building, take a stroll through Brasov Historical Center, and take in the awesome beauty at Mount Tampa.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Brasov road trip planning tool .

Melbourne, Australia to Brasov is an approximately 27-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or do a combination of train, flight, and shuttle. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) (AEST) to Eastern European Time (EET) is minus 8 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to take a bus to Sibiu.

Things to do in Brasov

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Poiana Brasov, Sinaia, Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle), Predeal Monastery, Rasnov Citadel
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Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle) ©
Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle)
Peles Castle ©
Peles Castle
Black Church (Biserica Neagra) ©
Black Church (Biserica Neagra)

3
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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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sibiu: Transfagarasan Highway (in Curtea de Arges), Citadel of Alba Iulia (in Alba Iulia) and Moldoveanu Peak (in Fagaras). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Big Square (Piata Mare), take in the spiritual surroundings of Orthodox Cathedral, snap pictures at Bridge of Lies, and examine the collection at Brukenthal National Museum.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Sibiu day trip planning tool .

You can take a bus from Brasov to Sibiu in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in June, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Timisoara.

Things to do in Sibiu

Museums Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Moldoveanu Peak, Citadel of Alba Iulia, Transfagarasan Highway
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ASTRA Museum ©
ASTRA Museum
Transfagarasan Highway ©
Transfagarasan Highway
Citadel of Alba Iulia ©
Citadel of Alba Iulia

2
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. Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Cathedral Park, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Central Park, then don't miss a visit to Piata Victoriei, and finally appreciate the history behind Piaţa Victoriei. On the 19th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy some diversion at Poligon MAG Tehnica, contemplate the long history of Serbian Orthodox Episcopal Church, don't miss a visit to The Palace of the Serbian Episcopacy, make a trip to Unirii Square, then admire the natural beauty at Roses Park, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Timisoara Orthodox Cathedral.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Timisoara trip planner .

Getting from Sibiu to Timisoara by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. June in Timisoara sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to travel to Bucharest.

Things to do in Timisoara

Parks Historic Sites Fun & Games
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Roses Park ©
Roses Park
Piata Victoriei ©
Piata Victoriei
Timisoara Orthodox Cathedral ©
Timisoara Orthodox Cathedral

4
nights
Bucharest

Bucharest ©
The booming city of Bucharest is a sophisticated metropolis with a high contrast of old- and new-world architecture.
Step out of Bucharest to go to Mogosoaia and see Mogosoaia Palace, which is approximately 34 minutes away. The adventure continues: get a sense of history and politics at Palace of Parliament, take in nature's colorful creations at Cismigiu Gardens, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, and admire the striking features of Stavropoleos Church (Biserica Stravrapoleos).

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Bucharest road trip planner.

You can fly from Timisoara to Bucharest in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Bucharest can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. On the 23rd (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bucharest

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Mogosoaia Palace, Dacian Fortresses of the Orastie Mountains
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Herăstrău Park ©
Herăstrău Park
Palace of Parliament ©
Palace of Parliament

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