15 days in Romania Itinerary

15 days in Romania Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Bucharest
Drive:  5 h 30 min
1
Baile Herculane
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
2
Timisoara
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Oradea
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Satu Mare
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
5
Cluj-Napoca
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
6
Alba Iulia
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h 30 min
7
Berca
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
End: Bucharest

2
nights
Baile Herculane

Baile Herculane ©
Băile Herculane is a town in Romanian Banat, in Caraș-Severin County, situated in the valley of the Cerna River, between the Mehedinți Mountains to the east and the Cerna Mountains to the west, elevation 168 meters. On the 9th (Mon), appreciate the history behind Statue of King Decebalus.

For ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Baile Herculane online holiday planner.

Bucharest to Baile Herculane is an approximately 5.5- hour car ride. When traveling from Bucharest in September, plan for little chillier days in Baile Herculane, with highs around 26°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can travel to Timisoara.

Things to do in Baile Herculane

Parks Nature

Side Trips

Danube Valley, Statue of King Decebalus, Iron Gates
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Iron Gates ©
Iron Gates

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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. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Timisoara: Arad (Malul Muresului & Trajan Bridge). The adventure continues: make a trip to Piata Victoriei, walk around Central Park, enjoy some diversion at Mag Tehnica, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Timisoara Orthodox Cathedral.

For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Timisoara driving holiday planner.

Getting from Baile Herculane to Timisoara by car takes about 3 hours. In September in Timisoara, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Oradea.

Things to do in Timisoara

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Arad
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Parcul Rozelor ©
Parcul Rozelor
Piata Victoriei ©
Piata Victoriei
Timisoara Orthodox Cathedral ©
Timisoara Orthodox Cathedral

1
night
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. On the 14th (Sat), test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, admire the landmark architecture of Black Hawk (Vulturul Negru) Palace Arcade, and then explore the historical opulence of Oradea Fortress.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Oradea trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Timisoara to Oradea takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September in Oradea, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Satu Mare.

Things to do in Oradea

Fun & Games Historic Sites
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Room Escape Games
Black Hawk (Vulturul Negru) Palace Arcade ©
Black Hawk (Vulturul Negru) Palace Arcade
Oradea Fortress ©
Oradea Fortress

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nights
Satu Mare

Satu Mare ©
Satu Mare is a city with a population of 102,400 and the capital of Satu Mare County, Romania, as well as the center of the Satu Mare metropolitan area. Get out of town with these interesting Satu Mare side-trips: Memorial of the Victims of Communism and of the Resistance (in Sighetu Marmatiei), Sapanta (Merry Cemetery & Sapanta-Peri Monastery) and Baia Mare (Stephen's Tower, Mineralogy Museum, &more). And it doesn't end there: admire the striking features of Wooden Churches of Maramures, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Holy Paraskeva, take in panoramic vistas at Firemen's Tower, and make a splash at Aquastar Satu Mare.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Satu Mare day trip planning app.

You can drive from Oradea to Satu Mare in 2.5 hours. September in Satu Mare sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Cluj-Napoca.

Things to do in Satu Mare

Theme Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Baia Mare, Sapanta, Memorial of the Victims of Communism and of the Resistance, Church of the Holy Paraskeva, Wooden Churches of Maramures
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Aquastar Satu Mare ©
Aquastar Satu Mare
Merry Cemetery
Merry Cemetery
Wooden Churches of Maramures ©
Wooden Churches of Maramures

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nights
Cluj-Napoca

Cluj-Napoca ©
The multicultural Cluj-Napoca is the capital of the historic region of Transylvania.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Cheile Turzii - Turda Gorge, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and then walk around Simion Bărnuțiu Central Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the natural beauty at Botanical Garden, then pause for some photo ops at King Matthias Corvin Statue, and then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Michael's Church.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Cluj-Napoca road trip planning app.

Drive from Satu Mare to Cluj-Napoca in 3.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Cluj-Napoca can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can go by car to Alba Iulia.

Things to do in Cluj-Napoca

Parks Wildlife Fun & Games
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Botanical Garden ©
Botanical Garden
Cheile Turzii - Turda Gorge ©
Cheile Turzii - Turda Gorge
King Matthias Corvin Statue ©
King Matthias Corvin Statue

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nights
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. Keep things going the next day: explore the ancient world of Roman Castrum Ruins, steep yourself in history at Sala Unirii, pause for some photo ops at Obeliscul lui Horea, Closca si Crisan, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Michael's Roman Catholic Cathedral, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedrala Reintregirii Neamului (Coronation Cathedral), and finally contemplate the long history of Citadel of Alba Iulia.

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Traveling by car from Cluj-Napoca to Alba Iulia takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Berca.

Things to do in Alba Iulia

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Scarisoara Ice Cave
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Citadel of Alba Iulia ©
Citadel of Alba Iulia
St Michael's Roman Catholic Cathedral ©
St Michael's Roman Catholic Cathedral

1
night
Berca

Berca ©
Berca is a commune located in the hillside of Buzău County, Romania, in the valley of the Buzău river. On the 23rd (Mon), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ratesti Monastery and then don't miss a visit to Vulcanii Noroiosi (Muddy Volcanoes).

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Berca vacation planner.

Drive from Alba Iulia to Berca in 5.5 hours. Traveling from Alba Iulia in September, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Berca, with lows around 15°C. On the 23rd (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Berca

Historic Sites
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Ratesti Monastery ©
Ratesti Monastery
Vulcanii Noroiosi (Muddy Volcanoes) ©
Vulcanii Noroiosi (Muddy Volcanoes)