17 days in Romania Itinerary

17 days in Romania Itinerary

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Bucharest
— 3 nights
2
Sinaia
— 1 night
3
Busteni
— Few hours
4
Brasov
— 4 nights
5
Cartisoara
— 1 night
6
Sibiu
— 2 nights
7
Turda
— 1 night
8
Cluj-Napoca
— 4 nights

3
nights
Bucharest

Bucharest ©
The booming city of Bucharest is a sophisticated metropolis with a high contrast of old- and new-world architecture.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Palace of Parliament, Admiral Vasile Urseanu Astronomical Observatory, Comana Nature Park, and other attractions you added. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): see the sky in a new way at Admiral Vasile Urseanu Astronomical Observatory, then identify plant and animal life at Comana Nature Park, and then walk around Carol Park. Keep things going the next day: learn more about the world around you at Grigore Antipa National Museum of Natural History, pause for some serene contemplation at Biserica Sfantul Anton - Curtea Veche, then look for gifts at Carturesti Carusel, and finally look for gifts at Romanian Boutique.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Bucharest day trip planner.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Bucharest is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Bucharest when traveling from Tel Aviv in July, with lows around 19°C. You'll have a few hours on the 31st (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Sinaia.

Things to do in Bucharest

Parks · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trip

Comana Nature Park
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Palace of Parliament ©
Palace of Parliament
Patriarchal Cathedral ©
Patriarchal Cathedral

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night
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.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Wed): step into the grandiose world of Peles Castle, explore the galleries of Cantacuzino Castle, don't miss a visit to Crucea Caraiman, take in the awesome beauty at Cabana Babele, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ialomicioara Monastery and Cave, and finally get outside with Cascada Urlatoarea.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Sinaia trip planning app.

Getting from Bucharest to Sinaia by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. You'll have a few hours on the 1st (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Busteni.

Things to do in Sinaia

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trip

Busteni
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Peles Castle ©
Peles Castle
Cantacuzino Castle ©
Cantacuzino Castle
Ialomicioara Monastery and Cave ©
Ialomicioara Monastery and Cave

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hours
Busteni

Busteni ©
Bușteni is a small mountain town in the north of Prahova County, in central Romania. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Muzeul Memorial Cezar Petrescu, then make a trip to Manastirea Caraiman, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Predeal Monastery.

To find photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Busteni itinerary maker.

Busteni is just a short distance from Sinaia. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to go by car to Brasov.

Things to do in Busteni

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Predeal Monastery
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Predeal Monastery ©
Predeal Monastery
Muzeul Memorial Cezar Petrescu ©
Muzeul Memorial Cezar Petrescu
Manastirea Caraiman ©
Manastirea Caraiman

4
nights
Brasov

Brasov ©
With the dramatic Carpathian Mountains as backdrop, Brasov is the largest city in a region of mountain resorts.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Dino Parc, Horror House Bran, Walkabout Free Tour - Brasov, and other attractions. Get some historical perspective at Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle) and Black Church (Biserica Neagra). You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Parasailing & Paragliding and St. Peter And St. Paul's Roman Catholic Parish. Take a break from Brasov with a short trip to Libearty Bear Sanctuary Zarnesti in Zarnesti, about 36 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take in breathtaking views at Canionul Șapte Scări, buy something for everyone on your list at Coresi Shopping Mall, steep yourself in history at Turnul Alb, and explore the historical opulence of Rasnov Citadel.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Brasov day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Busteni to Brasov takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. You will have some time to spend on the 5th (Mon) before leaving for Cartisoara.

Things to do in Brasov

Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Rasnov, Bran, Libearty Bear Sanctuary Zarnesti, Canionul Șapte Scări
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Libearty Bear Sanctuary Zarnesti ©
Libearty Bear Sanctuary Zarnesti
Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle) ©
Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle)
Dino Parc ©
Dino Parc

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night
Cartisoara

Cartisoara ©
Your day by day itinerary now includes Le Lac Balea. Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Brancoveanu Monastery, take in the awesome beauty at Moldoveanu Peak, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Le Lac Balea. On your second day here, contemplate the long history of Villages with Fortified Churches, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Fortified Evangelical Church of Cincsor, then admire the sheer force of Capra Wasserfall, and finally see the interesting displays at Muzeul Badea Cartan.

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Cartisoara trip itinerary maker tool.

Drive from Brasov to Cartisoara in 2 hours. August in Cartisoara sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can travel to Sibiu.

Things to do in Cartisoara

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Fagaras, Villages with Fortified Churches, Brancoveanu Monastery, Le Lac Balea, Fortified Evangelical Church of Cincsor
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Le Lac Balea ©
Le Lac Balea
Muzeul Badea Cartan ©
Muzeul Badea Cartan
Fortified Evangelical Church of Cincsor ©
Fortified Evangelical Church of Cincsor

2
nights
Sibiu

Sibiu ©
Reminiscent of the height of the bourgeoisie and retaining much of its medieval architecture, Sibiu is Romania's cultural gem.
To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Sibiu road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Cartisoara to Sibiu takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in August, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Turda.

Things to do in Sibiu

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Slimnic Citadel, Biserica Sfântul Mihail, Muzeul Pr. Zosim Oancea, Valea Viilor Fortified Church, Biserica Evanghelică Fortificată
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Biserica Evanghelică Fortificată ©
Biserica Evanghelică Fortificată
Valea Viilor Fortified Church ©
Valea Viilor Fortified Church
Biserica Sfântul Mihail ©
Biserica Sfântul Mihail

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night
Turda

Turda ©
Turda is a city and Municipality in Cluj County, Romania, situated on the Arieş River.HistoryAncient timesThere is evidence of human settlement in the area dating to the Middle Paleolithic, some 60,000 years ago. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Ratiu Center for Democracy.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Turda trip itinerary app.

You can drive from Sibiu to Turda in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Turda are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can go by car to Cluj-Napoca.

Things to do in Turda

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Rimetea, Coltesti Castle Ruins
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Coltesti Castle Ruins ©
Coltesti Castle Ruins
Unitarian Church ©
Unitarian Church
Muzeul de Istorie Turda ©
Muzeul de Istorie Turda

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Cluj-Napoca

Cluj-Napoca ©
The multicultural Cluj-Napoca is the capital of the historic region of Transylvania.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Panic Room, Hoia-Baciu Project, National Ethnographic Park, and other attractions you added. Museum of History and Art and Sic Calvinist Reformed Church are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Cheile Turzii - Turda Gorge and Hazsongard Cemetery. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cluj-Napoca: Moara de Vant (in Ciurila) and Cascada Varciorog (in Arieseni). There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Piarist Church.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Cluj-Napoca road trip tool.

Getting from Turda to Cluj-Napoca by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. August in Cluj-Napoca sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 16°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 13th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Cluj-Napoca

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Museum of History and Art, Moara de Vant, Sic Calvinist Reformed Church, Cascada Varciorog
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Cheile Turzii - Turda Gorge ©
Cheile Turzii - Turda Gorge
Moara de Vant ©
Moara de Vant
Museum of History and Art ©
Museum of History and Art

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