15 days in Transylvania Itinerary

15 days in Transylvania Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Sibiu
— 2 nights
2
Brasov
— 3 nights
3
Sighisoara
— 2 nights
4
Cluj-Napoca
— 2 nights
5
Oradea
— 2 nights
6
Timisoara
— 2 nights

2
nights
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: Citadel of Alba Iulia (in Alba Iulia) and Castelul Corvinilor (in Hunedoara). The adventure continues: make a trip to Big Square (Piata Mare), examine the collection at Brukenthal National Museum, snap pictures at Bridge of Lies, and take in panoramic vistas at Turnul Sfatului (The Tower of the Council).

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Miami, USA to Sibiu is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Miami to Sibiu is 7 hours. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Miami in August: highs in Sibiu hover around °F, while lows dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Brasov.

Things to do in Sibiu

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Citadel of Alba Iulia, Castelul Corvinilor
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Castelul Corvinilor ©
Castelul Corvinilor
Big Square (Piata Mare) ©
Big Square (Piata Mare)
ASTRA Museum ©
ASTRA Museum

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: Mountain Postavarul (in Poiana Brasov) and Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle) (in Bran). There's lots more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Tampa, fly down the slopes at Poiana Brasov, pause for some serene contemplation at Holy Trinity Church, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

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You can drive from Sibiu to Brasov in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Sighisoara.

Things to do in Brasov

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Poiana Brasov, Rasnov Citadel, Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle)
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Council Square ©
Council Square
Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle) ©
Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle)
Mount Tampa ©
Mount Tampa

2
nights
Sighisoara

Sighisoara
As a World Heritage Site, Sighisoara is visited mostly for its fortified Old Town surrounded entirely by city walls.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Sighisoara Clock Tower, make a trip to Scara Acoperita-Covered Stairway, appreciate the extensive heritage of Sighisoara Historic Center, thentake in the exciting artwork at Art & Crafts, and finally take in the exciting artwork at The Spoonman. On the 12th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Church on the Hill, admire the landmark architecture of The Fortified Church of Biertan, and then explore the ancient world of Cetatea Rupea.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Sighisoara trip itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Brasov to Sighisoara takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Cluj-Napoca.

Things to do in Sighisoara

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Cetatea Rupea, The Fortified Church of Biertan
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Sighisoara Historic Center
Sighisoara Historic Center
Sighisoara Clock Tower ©
Sighisoara Clock Tower
Art & Crafts ©
Art & Crafts

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nights
Cluj-Napoca

Cluj-Napoca ©
The multicultural Cluj-Napoca is the capital of the historic region of Transylvania.
On the 13th (Thu), look for all kinds of wild species at Cheile Turzii - Turda Gorge, appreciate the history behind King Matthias Corvin Statue, and then admire the natural beauty at Botanical Garden. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the local highlights with Walking tours and then stroll around Simion Bărnuțiu Central Park.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Cluj-Napoca online vacation planner.

You can drive from Sighisoara to Cluj-Napoca in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Cluj-Napoca are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to drive to Oradea.

Things to do in Cluj-Napoca

Parks Tours Wildlife
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Botanical Garden ©
Botanical Garden
Cheile Turzii - Turda Gorge ©
Cheile Turzii - Turda Gorge
Walking tours

2
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. On the 15th (Sat), indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, admire the striking features of Black Hawk (Vulturul Negru) Palace Arcade, thentest your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and finally explore the historical opulence of Oradea Fortress. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Neolog Synagogue Zion, admire the striking features of Moon Church (Biserica cu Luna), admire the striking features of The Roman-Catholic Cathedral, thengo for a walk through Ciuperca Hill, and finally stroll around Lacul cu nufer.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Oradea sightseeing website.

Getting from Cluj-Napoca to Oradea by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. August in Oradea sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can go by car to Timisoara.

Things to do in Oradea

Historic Sites Spas Parks

Side Trip

Lacul cu nufer
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Oradea Fortress ©
Oradea Fortress
Room Escape Games
The Roman-Catholic Cathedral ©
The Roman-Catholic Cathedral

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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. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): admire the landmark architecture of The Palace of the Serbian Episcopacy, thendon't miss a visit to Unirii Square, and then make a trip to Piata Victoriei. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Tue): have fun at Blue Line - The Shooting Range, thenpause for some photo ops at Timisoara Historical Center, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Timisoara Orthodox Cathedral.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Timisoara vacation tool.

Traveling by car from Oradea to Timisoara takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Timisoara

Historic Sites Fun & Games
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Timisoara Orthodox Cathedral ©
Timisoara Orthodox Cathedral
Piata Victoriei ©
Piata Victoriei
Unirii Square ©
Unirii Square