16 days in Romania Itinerary

16 days in Romania Itinerary

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16 days in Romania Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly:  5​h
1
Cluj-Napoca
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Sighisoara
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Bran
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Sibiu
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Tel Aviv


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4
nights
Cluj-Napoca

Cluj-Napoca ©
The multicultural Cluj-Napoca is the capital of the historic region of Transylvania.
Attractions like Baile Figa and Apuseni Natural Park make great kid-friendly stops. Step out of Cluj-Napoca to go to Turda and see Muzeul de Istorie Turda, which is approximately 40 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Garden, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Michael's Church, take in the spiritual surroundings of Reformed Church of Cluj-Napoca, and stroll around Simion Bărnuțiu Central Park.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Cluj-Napoca travel route planning app .

Tel Aviv, Israel to Cluj-Napoca is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Tel Aviv in July: highs in Cluj-Napoca hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Sighisoara.

Things to do in Cluj-Napoca

Parks Theme Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Muzeul de Istorie Turda, Baile Figa, Apuseni Natural Park
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Botanical Garden ©
Botanical Garden
Cheile Turzii - Turda Gorge ©
Cheile Turzii - Turda Gorge
Apuseni Natural Park ©
Apuseni Natural Park

3
nights
Sighisoara

Sighisoara
As a World Heritage Site, Sighisoara is visited mostly for its fortified Old Town surrounded entirely by city walls.
Bring the kids along to La Gradina Zoo and Complexul de Agrement. Get out of town with these interesting Sighisoara side-trips: Targu Mures (Palace of Culture & Synagogue of Tg. Mures). There's much more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Sighisoara Historic Center, identify plant and animal life at Breite Ancient Oak Tree Reserve, don't miss a visit to Torre do Relogio, and pause for some serene contemplation at Church on the Hill.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Sighisoara trip builder tool .

Traveling by car from Cluj-Napoca to Sighisoara takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Sighisoara can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Bran.

Things to do in Sighisoara

Historic Sites Parks Theme Parks

Side Trip

Targu Mures
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Sighisoara Historic Center
Sighisoara Historic Center
Torre do Relogio ©
Torre do Relogio
Art & Crafts ©
Art & Crafts

4
nights
Bran

Bran ©
Bran is a commune in Brașov County, Romania. Kids will enjoy Dino Parc and Horror House Bran. Change things up with these side-trips from Bran: Crucea Caraiman (in Busteni) and Sinaia (Cabana Babele, Peles Castle, & more). The adventure continues: browse the exhibits of Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle), explore the historical opulence of Rasnov Citadel, examine the collection at Museum Medieval Bran, and view the masterpieces at La Cabane Aux Images.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Bran journey planning app .

Getting from Sighisoara to Bran by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can drive to Sibiu.

Things to do in Bran

Parks Historic Sites Theme Parks

Side Trips

Sinaia, Rasnov, Crucea Caraiman, Libearty Bear Sanctuary Zarnesti, La Cabane Aux Images
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Dino Parc ©
Dino Parc
Poiana Brasov ©
Poiana Brasov
Libearty Bear Sanctuary Zarnesti ©
Libearty Bear Sanctuary Zarnesti

4
nights
Sibiu

Sibiu ©
Reminiscent of the height of the bourgeoisie and retaining much of its medieval architecture, Sibiu is Romania's cultural gem.
Get out of town with these interesting Sibiu side-trips: Citadel of Alba Iulia (in Alba Iulia) and Transfagarasan Highway (in Curtea de Arges). There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Big Square (Piata Mare), see the interesting displays at ASTRA Museum, wander the streets of Old Town, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Lutheran Evangelical Cathedral & Tower.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Sibiu attractions planning app .

You can drive from Bran to Sibiu in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Sibiu are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sibiu

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trips

Citadel of Alba Iulia, Telescaun Paltinis, Transfagarasan Highway
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Transfagarasan Highway ©
Transfagarasan Highway
Big Square (Piata Mare) ©
Big Square (Piata Mare)
ASTRA Museum ©
ASTRA Museum

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