24 days in Romania Itinerary

24 days in Romania Itinerary

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1
Cluj-Napoca
— 3 nights
2
Poiana Brasov
— 2 nights
3
Bucharest
— 3 nights
4
Sinaia
— 2 nights
5
Constanta
— 2 nights
6
Lacu Rosu
— 1 night
7
Fagaras
— 3 nights
8
Brasov
— 4 nights

3
nights
Cluj-Napoca

Cluj-Napoca ©
The multicultural Cluj-Napoca is the capital of the historic region of Transylvania.
Take a break from the city and head to Baile Figa and Cheile Turzii - Turda Gorge. Appreciate the collections at Museum of Art and The Transylvania Museum of Etnografico. Change things up with these side-trips from Cluj-Napoca: Palace of Culture (in Targu Mures) and Citadel of Alba Iulia (in Alba Iulia). And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic natural features at Cetatuia Hill, examine the collection at The Pharmacy History Collection, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Michael's Church.

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Montreal, Canada to Cluj-Napoca is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Montreal to Cluj-Napoca is 7 hours. Traveling from Montreal in August, expect slightly colder with lows of °C in Cluj-Napoca. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can go by car to Poiana Brasov.

Things to do in Cluj-Napoca

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Baile Figa, Palace of Culture, Citadel of Alba Iulia
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Baile Figa ©
Baile Figa
Citadel of Alba Iulia ©
Citadel of Alba Iulia
Cheile Turzii - Turda Gorge ©
Cheile Turzii - Turda Gorge

2
nights
Poiana Brasov

Poiana Brasov ©
On the 14th (Fri), hit the slopes at Poiana Brasov, explore the historical opulence of Rasnov Citadel, thenexplore the galleries of Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle), and finally take in the awesome beauty at Mountain Postavarul. On the 15th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: find something for the whole family at Dino Parc, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Valtour Ski School, and then have some family-friendly fun at Season Hill.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Poiana Brasov trip site.

Drive from Cluj-Napoca to Poiana Brasov in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Bucharest.

Things to do in Poiana Brasov

Parks Outdoors Fun & Games

Side Trips

Rasnov, Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle)
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Poiana Brasov ©
Poiana Brasov
Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle) ©
Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle)
Season Hill ©
Season Hill

3
nights
Bucharest

Bucharest ©
The booming city of Bucharest is a sophisticated metropolis with a high contrast of old- and new-world architecture.
Popular historic sites such as Stavropoleos Monastery and Old Town are in your itinerary. You'll explore and learn at Peasant Museum (Muzeul Taranului Roman) and Grigore Antipa National Museum of Natural History. There's lots more to do: get a sense of history and politics at Palace of Parliament, get engrossed in the history at Museum of History of the Jewish Community, admire the striking features of Muzeul National al Satului "Dimitrie Gusti", and surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Bucharest trip planner.

Drive from Poiana Brasov to Bucharest in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a shuttle. August in Bucharest sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can go by car to Sinaia.

Things to do in Bucharest

Tours Museums Outdoors
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Palace of Parliament ©
Palace of Parliament
Stavropoleos Monastery ©
Stavropoleos Monastery
Old Town ©
Old Town

2
nights
Sinaia

Sinaia ©
Named after the monastery around which it was built, Sinaia is a mountain resort and popular holiday destination for Romanians and foreigners alike.
Visit Peles Castle and Cantacuzino Castle for their historical value. Take a break from the city and head to Cabana Babele and Lalomita Cave. Take a break from Sinaia with a short trip to The Clock Museum in Ploiesti, about 1h 5 min away. The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sinaia Monastery, explore the historical opulence of Pelisor Castle, and see the interesting displays at Casino Sinaia.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Sinaia day trip planning app.

You can drive from Bucharest to Sinaia in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can go by car to Constanta.

Things to do in Sinaia

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Lalomita Cave, The Clock Museum, Cantacuzino Castle
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Peles Castle ©
Peles Castle
Sinaia Monastery ©
Sinaia Monastery
Pelisor Castle ©
Pelisor Castle

2
nights
Constanta

Constanta ©
Constanta is a relaxed seaside town on the coast of the Black Sea.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Mamaia Beach. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mina Orthodox Church, thenstroll through Mamaia Beach, thenadmire the striking features of Constanta Casino, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Ovidiu Square. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Catedrala Sfinții Apostoli Petru și Pavel, get engrossed in the history at Museum of National History and Archeology, and then get great views at The Mosque of Constanta - Minaret.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Constanta trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Sinaia to Constanta takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Constanta are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Lacu Rosu.

Things to do in Constanta

Historic Sites Outdoors Beaches
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The Mosque of Constanta - Minaret ©
The Mosque of Constanta - Minaret
Catedrala Sfinții Apostoli Petru și Pavel ©
Mamaia Beach ©
Mamaia Beach

1
night
Lacu Rosu

Lacu Rosu ©
On the 24th (Mon), contemplate the waterfront views at Lacu Rosu (Red Lake). Here are some ideas for day two: Head underground at Bicaz Canyon.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Lacu Rosu vacation website.

You can drive from Constanta to Lacu Rosu in 7.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Fagaras.

Things to do in Lacu Rosu

Nature Parks
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Lacu Rosu (Red Lake) ©
Lacu Rosu (Red Lake)

3
nights
Fagaras

Fagaras ©
Făgăraș is a city in central Romania, located in Brașov County. Start off your visit on the 26th (Wed): make a trip to Viscri Fortified Church, examine the collection at Muzeul Etnografic Rupea, explore the ancient world of Cetatea Rupea, thenget impressive views of Racos Volcano, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Emerald Lake. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Castelul De Lut Valea Zanelor, thentrek along Aventura Parc Dragus, thenadmire the sheer force of Capra Wasserfall, and finally step into the grandiose world of Fagaras Fortress.

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Getting from Lacu Rosu to Fagaras by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Brasov.

Things to do in Fagaras

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Rupea, Racos, Castelul De Lut Valea Zanelor, Viscri Fortified Church, Aventura Parc Dragus
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Moldoveanu Peak ©
Moldoveanu Peak
Fagaras Fortress ©
Fagaras Fortress
Racos Volcano ©
Racos Volcano

4
nights
Brasov

Brasov ©
With the dramatic Carpathian Mountains as backdrop, Brasov is the largest city in a region of mountain resorts.
Popular historic sites such as Black Church (Biserica Neagra) and Yekaterina's Gate are in your itinerary. Visiting Mount Tampa and Canionul Șapte Scări will get you outdoors. There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Brasov Historical Center, make a trip to Draper Bastion, get engrossed in the history at Prima Scoala Romaneasca, and steep yourself in history at Peasant Fortified Church at Prejmer.

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Traveling by car from Fagaras to Brasov takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. You'll have a few hours on the 1st (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Brasov

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Nature

Side Trips

Canionul Șapte Scări, Peasant Fortified Church at Prejmer
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Black Church (Biserica Neagra) ©
Black Church (Biserica Neagra)
Brasov Historical Center ©
Brasov Historical Center
Mount Tampa ©
Mount Tampa

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