19 days in Romania Itinerary

19 days in Romania Itinerary

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19 days in Romania Itinerary

Start: Dallas
Fly:  18​h 30​min
1
Bucharest
— 2 nights
shuttle + Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Suceava
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h 30​min
3
Otopeni
— 1 night
4
Brasov
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
5
Bran
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
Sighisoara
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
7
Sibiu
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
8
Sebes
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
9
Cluj-Napoca
— 1 night
10
Otopeni
— 1 night
Fly:  19​h 45​min
End: Dallas

2
nights
Bucharest

Bucharest ©
The booming city of Bucharest is a sophisticated metropolis with a high contrast of old- and new-world architecture.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sun): see the interesting displays at National Military Museum Bucharest, then see the interesting displays at Cotroceni Palace (Palatul Cotroceni), then examine the collection at The Art Collections Museum, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Stavropoleos Church (Biserica Stravrapoleos). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Mon): take a stroll through Old Town, pause for some serene contemplation at Biserica Sfantul Anton - Curtea Veche, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Patriarchal Cathedral, then ponder the world of politics at Palace of Parliament, then explore the engaging exhibits at Museum of Senses Bucharest, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Rotenberg-Uzunov.

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Dallas, USA to Bucharest is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from Dallas to Bucharest. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Dallas in October: highs in Bucharest hover around 63°F, while lows dip to 42°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can travel to Suceava.

Things to do in Bucharest

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
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The Art Collections Museum ©
The Art Collections Museum
Patriarchal Cathedral ©
Patriarchal Cathedral
Biserica Sfantul Anton - Curtea Veche ©

2
nights
Suceava

Suceava ©
Suceava is the largest city and the seat of Suceava County, in the historical region of Bukovina, north-eastern Romania. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Tue): admire the masterpieces at Folk Traditions Museum of Bucovina, then admire the striking features of Voronet Monastery, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Humor Monastery, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Arbore Monastery.

To find more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Suceava trip planner .

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Bucharest to Suceava in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. When traveling from Bucharest in October, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Suceava: temperatures range from 57°F by day to 41°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Otopeni.

Things to do in Suceava

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Gura Humorului, Arbore Monastery, Bogdana Monastery, Manastirea Voronet
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Manastirea Voronet ©
Manastirea Voronet
Humor Monastery ©
Humor Monastery
Arbore Monastery ©
Arbore Monastery

1
night
Otopeni

Otopeni ©
Otopeni is a town in Ilfov County, Romania, some 15km north of Bucharest along the road to Ploiești. For ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Otopeni trip itinerary website .

You can fly from Suceava to Otopeni in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. When traveling from Suceava in October, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Otopeni: temperatures range from 63°F by day to 44°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) to allow time to drive to Brasov.

Things to do in Otopeni

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Mogosoaia
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Mogosoaia Palace ©
Mogosoaia Palace

2
nights
Brasov

Brasov ©
With the dramatic Carpathian Mountains as backdrop, Brasov is the largest city in a region of mountain resorts.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Sinaia Monastery and Pelisor Castle. Brasov Historical Center and George Enescu Memorial House will appeal to history buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Brasov: Sinaia (Casino Sinaia & Peles Castle). There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Black Church (Biserica Neagra), enjoy breathtaking views from Turnul Alb, take in breathtaking views at Canionul Șapte Scări, and see the interesting displays at Museum Medieval Bran.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Brasov trip planner .

You can drive from Otopeni to Brasov in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Bran.

Things to do in Brasov

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trips

Sinaia, Fortified Church of Harman, Museum Medieval Bran, Canionul Șapte Scări
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Pelisor Castle ©
Pelisor Castle
Sinaia Monastery ©
Sinaia Monastery
Peles Castle ©
Peles Castle

1
night
Bran

Bran ©
Bran is a commune in Brașov County, Romania. On the 3rd (Sun), step into the grandiose world of Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle), then see the interesting displays at La Cabane Aux Images, then explore the historical opulence of Rasnov Citadel, and finally get a new perspective on nature at Dino Parc.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Bran online sightseeing planner .

Getting from Brasov to Bran by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to drive to Sighisoara.

Things to do in Bran

Museums Theme Parks Fun & Games

Side Trips

Rasnov, La Cabane Aux Images
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Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle) ©
Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle)
Rasnov Citadel ©
Rasnov Citadel
Dino Parc ©
Dino Parc

2
nights
Sighisoara

Sighisoara ©
As a World Heritage Site, Sighisoara is visited mostly for its fortified Old Town surrounded entirely by city walls.
On the 4th (Mon), see the interesting displays at Petry Museum and Workshop, see the interesting displays at Palace of Culture, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church on the Hill, then view the masterpieces at The Spoonman, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Holy Trinity Church. On your second day here, admire the landmark architecture of The Fortified Church of Biertan, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Margaret Church, then see the interesting displays at Art & Crafts, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Sighisoara Historic Center.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Sighisoara trip itinerary site .

Drive from Bran to Sighisoara in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 50°F, and evening lows to 32°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Sibiu.

Things to do in Sighisoara

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Targu Mures, St. Margaret Church, The Fortified Church of Biertan
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The Fortified Church of Biertan ©
The Fortified Church of Biertan
Palace of Culture ©
Palace of Culture
Art & Crafts ©
Art & Crafts

2
nights
Sibiu

Sibiu ©
Reminiscent of the height of the bourgeoisie and retaining much of its medieval architecture, Sibiu is Romania's cultural gem.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Lutheran Evangelical Cathedral & Tower, see the interesting displays at Brukenthal National Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Biserica Evanghelică Fortificată, then pause for some serene contemplation at Biserica Sfântul Mihail, and finally see the interesting displays at Muzeul Pr. Zosim Oancea.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Sibiu trip maker tool .

Getting from Sighisoara to Sibiu by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train. In November in Sibiu, expect temperatures between 51°F during the day and 32°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel to Sebes.

Things to do in Sibiu

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Biserica Sfântul Mihail, Biserica Evanghelică Fortificată, Muzeul Pr. Zosim Oancea
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Muzeul Pr. Zosim Oancea ©
Muzeul Pr. Zosim Oancea
Brukenthal National Museum ©
Brukenthal National Museum

2
nights
Sebes

Sebes ©
Sebeș is a city in Alba County, central Romania, southern Transylvania.GeographyThe city lies in the Mureș River valley and it straddles the river Sebeș. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sebes Evangelical Lutheran Church, then steep yourself in history at Colt Citadel, then explore the historical opulence of Fortress Câlnic, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Rapa Rosie.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Sebes route planner.

Getting from Sibiu to Sebes by car takes about an hour. Expect a daytime high around 51°F in November, and nighttime lows around 32°F. You will leave for Cluj-Napoca on the 9th (Sat).

Things to do in Sebes

Historic Sites Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Fortress Câlnic, Colt Citadel
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Colt Citadel ©
Colt Citadel
Fortress Câlnic ©
Fortress Câlnic
Sebes Evangelical Lutheran Church ©
Sebes Evangelical Lutheran Church

1
night
Cluj-Napoca

Cluj-Napoca ©
The multicultural Cluj-Napoca is the capital of the historic region of Transylvania.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Zoology Museum, examine the collection at The Transylvania Museum of Etnografico, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Michael's Church, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Reformed Church of Cluj-Napoca, and finally stroll the grounds of Hazsongard Cemetery. Here are some ideas for day two: get engrossed in the history at Ratiu Center for Democracy, explore the engaging exhibits at Muzeul de Istorie Turda, then explore the world behind art at Museum of Art, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Franciscan Church.

To see maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Cluj-Napoca tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Sebes to Cluj-Napoca in 2 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Cluj-Napoca can reach 49°F, while at night they dip to 34°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel to Otopeni.

Things to do in Cluj-Napoca

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Turda
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Muzeul de Istorie Turda ©
Muzeul de Istorie Turda
St. Michael's Church ©
St. Michael's Church

1
night
Otopeni

Otopeni ©
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Mon): try out the rides at Therme București.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Otopeni day trip planning app .

You can fly from Cluj-Napoca to Otopeni in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Otopeni

Theme Parks Spas

Side Trip

Therme București
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Therme București ©
Therme București

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