22 days in Romania Itinerary

22 days in Romania Itinerary

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22 days in Romania Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  14​h 30​min
1
Timisoara
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Oradea
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
3
Cluj-Napoca
— 2 nights
4
Iasi
— 2 nights
Fly + shuttle:  2​h 45​min
5
Bucharest
— 3 nights
6
Brasov
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
7
Sighisoara
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
8
Sibiu
— 3 nights
Fly:  13​h 15​min
End: Toronto

2
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. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Timisoara Orthodox Cathedral and Piata Victoriei. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Timisoara: Arad (St. Anthony of Padua Church, City Hall, & more). There's lots more to do: make a trip to Unirii Square, tour the pleasant surroundings at Cathedral Park, admire the striking features of The Palace of the Serbian Episcopacy, and admire the natural beauty at Roses Park.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Timisoara road trip planner .

Toronto, Canada to Timisoara is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a 7 hour difference. While traveling from Toronto, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Timisoara, ranging from highs of 21°C to lows of 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Oradea.

Things to do in Timisoara

Parks Fun & Games Historic Sites

Side Trip

Arad
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Roses Park ©
Roses Park
Timisoara Orthodox Cathedral ©
Timisoara Orthodox Cathedral
Unirii Square ©
Unirii Square

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. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): learn about all things military at Military Museum, explore the historical opulence of Oradea Fortress, then admire the striking features of The Roman-Catholic Cathedral, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers. On the 10th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get a sense of history and politics at Oradea City Hall, see the interesting displays at Memorial House of Iosif Vulcan, take in the spiritual surroundings of The Neolog Synagogue Zion, admire the striking features of Moon Church (Biserica cu Luna), then get engrossed in the history at Darvas- La Roche House, and finally get great views at Ciuperca Hill.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Oradea sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Timisoara to Oradea takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in April, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Cluj-Napoca.

Things to do in Oradea

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums
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Oradea Fortress ©
Oradea Fortress
Military Museum ©
Military Museum
The Roman-Catholic Cathedral ©
The Roman-Catholic Cathedral

2
nights
Cluj-Napoca

Cluj-Napoca ©
The multicultural Cluj-Napoca is the capital of the historic region of Transylvania.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): stroll through Simion Bărnuțiu Central Park, then explore the striking landscape at Cetatuia Hill, then pause for some photo ops at King Matthias Corvin Statue, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Michael's Church. On your second day here, look for all kinds of wild species at Cheile Turzii - Turda Gorge, take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Garden, and then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To see maps and more tourist information, go to the Cluj-Napoca trip app .

You can take a train from Oradea to Cluj-Napoca in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In April in Cluj-Napoca, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel to Iasi.

Things to do in Cluj-Napoca

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Botanical Garden ©
Botanical Garden
Simion Bărnuțiu Central Park ©
Simion Bărnuțiu Central Park
Cheile Turzii - Turda Gorge ©
Cheile Turzii - Turda Gorge

2
nights
Iasi

Iasi ©
Iași is the largest city in eastern Romania and the seat of Iași County. Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): buy something for everyone on your list at Palas Iasi, admire the striking features of Palace of Culture, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Sabbas the Sanctified, and finally admire the natural beauty at Botanic Garden. On the next day, take a stroll through Iasi Historical Town, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of the Three Hierarchs, and then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Iasi itinerary planning site .

You can fly from Cluj-Napoca to Iasi in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Iasi are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel to Bucharest.

Things to do in Iasi

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Shopping
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Iasi Historical Town ©
Iasi Historical Town
Palace of Culture ©
Palace of Culture
Monastery of the Three Holy Hierarchs ©

3
nights
Bucharest

The booming city of Bucharest is a sophisticated metropolis with a high contrast of old- and new-world architecture.
Explore hidden gems such as Food Tours and Grigore Antipa National Museum of Natural History. Pamper yourself for a day on the 17th (Wed) at some of the top local wellness centers. There's lots more to do: ponder the world of politics at Palace of Parliament, stroll through Herăstrău Park, take a stroll through Old Town, and pause for some serene contemplation at Stavropoleos Church (Biserica Stravrapoleos).

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Bucharest trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Do a combination of flight and shuttle from Iasi to Bucharest in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In April, daily temperatures in Bucharest can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Brasov.

Things to do in Bucharest

Spas Parks Museums
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Spas & Wellness
Palace of Parliament ©
Palace of Parliament

3
nights
Brasov

Brasov ©
With the dramatic Carpathian Mountains as backdrop, Brasov is the largest city in a region of mountain resorts.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Brasov Historical Center and Pelisor Castle. Explore Brasov's surroundings by going to Sinaia (Peles Castle & Sinaia Monastery) and Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle) (in Bran). And it doesn't end there: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Tampa, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Biserica Sfântul Nicolae, stop by Barrique M, and pause for some serene contemplation at Catedrala Ortodoxa Adormirea Maicii Domnului.

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Brasov vacation planning site .

Traveling by train from Bucharest to Brasov takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Sighisoara.

Things to do in Brasov

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Theme Parks

Side Trips

Sinaia, Peasant Fortified Church at Prejmer, Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle)
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Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle) ©
Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle)
Mount Tampa ©
Mount Tampa
Sinaia Monastery ©
Sinaia Monastery

3
nights
Sighisoara

Sighisoara ©
As a World Heritage Site, Sighisoara is visited mostly for its fortified Old Town surrounded entirely by city walls.
Step off the beaten path and head to Clock Tower and The Fortified Church of Biertan. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sighisoara: Haaz Rezso Museum (in Odorheiu Secuiesc), Icelandic Horses Riding Ranch (in Izvoare) and Viscri Fortified Church (in Viscri). Next up on the itinerary: view the masterpieces at Art & Crafts, explore the world behind art at The Spoonman, make a trip to Fortified Church, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Sighisoara planning tool .

Traveling by car from Brasov to Sighisoara takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in April, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to drive to Sibiu.

Things to do in Sighisoara

Historic Sites Parks Trails

Side Trips

Haaz Rezso Museum, Icelandic Horses Riding Ranch, Viscri Fortified Church, The Fortified Church of Biertan, Fortified Church
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Art & Crafts ©
Art & Crafts
Torre do Relogio ©
Torre do Relogio
Viscri Fortified Church ©
Viscri Fortified Church

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nights
Sibiu

Sibiu ©
Reminiscent of the height of the bourgeoisie and retaining much of its medieval architecture, Sibiu is Romania's cultural gem.
Step off the beaten path and head to ASTRA Museum and Citadel of Alba Iulia. Step out of Sibiu with an excursion to Transfagarasan Highway in Curtea de Arges--about 1h 30 min away. There's much more to do: enjoy breathtaking views from Turnul Sfatului (The Tower of the Council), take in the spiritual surroundings of Orthodox Cathedral, see the interesting displays at Landeskirchliches Museum der Evangelischen Kirche, and make a trip to Piata Mica.

Plan trip to Sibiu with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by car from Sighisoara to Sibiu takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. April in Sibiu sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sibiu

Museums Historic Sites Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Citadel of Alba Iulia, Biserica fortificata din Cristian, Transfagarasan Highway
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ASTRA Museum ©
ASTRA Museum
Citadel of Alba Iulia ©
Citadel of Alba Iulia
Orthodox Cathedral
Orthodox Cathedral

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