27 days in Romania Itinerary

27 days in Romania Itinerary

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27 days in Romania Itinerary

Start: Doha
Fly:  8​h 15​min
1
Bucharest
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
2
Sinaia
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Poiana Brasov
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
4
Bran
— 1 night
5
Alba Iulia
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h
6
Hunedoara
— 4 nights
7
Lacu Rosu
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
8
Suceava
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
9
Cluj-Napoca
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  7​h 45​min
10
Tulcea
— 3 nights
11
Constanta
— 4 nights
Fly:  15​h 45​min
End: Doha

3
nights
Bucharest

Bucharest ©
The booming city of Bucharest is a sophisticated metropolis with a high contrast of old- and new-world architecture.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Peasant Museum (Muzeul Taranului Roman) and Grigore Antipa National Museum of Natural History. Get some historical perspective at Stavropoleos Monastery and Old Town. And it doesn't end there: get a sense of history and politics at Palace of Parliament, explore by horseback at MySecretRomania - Private Day Tours, admire the masterpieces at The National Museum of Art of Romania, and take an in-depth tour of Museum of History of the Jewish Community.

For traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Bucharest attractions planner .

Doha, Qatar to Bucharest is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Arabia Standard Time (AST) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Doha in July, expect Bucharest to be much colder, temps between 36°C and 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Sinaia.

Things to do in Bucharest

Museums Parks Outdoors
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cabana Babele, see the interesting displays at Cantacuzino Castle, then step into the grandiose world of Peles Castle, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Sinaia Monastery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Casino Sinaia, explore the historical opulence of Pelisor Castle, then explore the striking landscape at Stancile Franz Joseph, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ialomicioara Monastery and Cave.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Sinaia driving holiday planner.

Traveling by train from Bucharest to Sinaia takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Poiana Brasov.

Things to do in Sinaia

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Cantacuzino Castle
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Peles Castle ©
Peles Castle
Sinaia Monastery ©
Sinaia Monastery
Pelisor Castle ©
Pelisor Castle

2
nights
Poiana Brasov

Poiana Brasov ©
On the 7th (Sun), pause for some serene contemplation at Predeal Monastery, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mountain Postavarul, and then hit the slopes at Poiana Brasov. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Bunloc, then grab your bike and head to Season Hill, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Valea Cetatii Cave.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Poiana Brasov itinerary builder site .

Drive from Sinaia to Poiana Brasov in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can drive to Bran.

Things to do in Poiana Brasov

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Predeal Monastery, Bunloc, Valea Cetatii Cave
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Poiana Brasov ©
Poiana Brasov
Season Hill ©
Season Hill
Mountain Postavarul ©
Mountain Postavarul

1
night
Bran

Bran
Bran is a commune in Brașov County, Romania. To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Bran trip maker app .

Bran is just a short distance from Poiana Brasov. On the 9th (Tue), you're off toAlba Iulia.

Things to do in Bran

Outdoors Parks Nature
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1
day
Alba Iulia

Alba Iulia ©
Alba Iulia is a city located on the Mureş River in Alba County, Transylvania, Romania, with a population of 63,536. You've now added Castelul Corvinilor to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): step into the grandiose world of Castelul Corvinilor, Head underground at Scarisoara Ice Cave, then take in the exciting artwork at Framm's, then don't miss a visit to Catedrala Reintregirii Neamului (Coronation Cathedral), and finally don't miss a visit to Citadel of Alba Iulia.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Alba Iulia vacation planning tool .

You can drive from Bran to Alba Iulia in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can go by car to Hunedoara.

Things to do in Alba Iulia

Historic Sites Shopping Nightlife

Side Trips

Scarisoara Ice Cave, Castelul Corvinilor
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Citadel of Alba Iulia ©
Citadel of Alba Iulia
Castelul Corvinilor ©
Castelul Corvinilor

4
nights
Hunedoara

Hunedoara ©
Hunedoara is a city in Hunedoara County, Transylvania, Romania. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Castelul Corvinilor. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Sarmizegetusa Regia and Fortress of Deva. Visit Densus Church and Sebes Evangelical Lutheran Church for their historical value. Venture out of the city with trips to St Michael's Roman Catholic Cathedral (in Alba Iulia), Cinciș (in Teliucu Inferior) and The Gold Museum (in Brad). It doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Arboretumul Simeria and take an in-depth tour of Expozitie Inedita: Ev Mediu. Tortura Si Executie.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Hunedoara trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by car from Alba Iulia to Hunedoara takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Hunedoara are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Lacu Rosu.

Things to do in Hunedoara

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Arboretumul Simeria, Cinciș, The Gold Museum, Densus Church, Sebes Evangelical Lutheran Church
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Sarmizegetusa Regia ©
Sarmizegetusa Regia
Castelul Corvinilor ©
Castelul Corvinilor
Densus Church ©
Densus Church

2
nights
Lacu Rosu

Lacu Rosu ©
Escape the urban bustle at Bicaz Canyon and Lacu Rosu (Red Lake). Explore Lacu Rosu's surroundings by going to Pestera de Gheata si Grota ursilor (in Borsec) and Parcul National Ceahlau (in Durau).

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Lacu Rosu online tour itinerary planner .

You can drive from Hunedoara to Lacu Rosu in 5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. On the 15th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Suceava.

Things to do in Lacu Rosu

Nature Parks

Side Trips

Pestera de Gheata si Grota ursilor, Parcul National Ceahlau
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Bicaz Canyon ©
Bicaz Canyon
Parcul National Ceahlau ©
Parcul National Ceahlau
Red Lake ©
Red Lake

2
nights
Suceava

Suceava ©
Suceava is the largest city and the seat of Suceava County, in the historical region of Bukovina, north-eastern Romania. You've now added The Painted Monasteries of Bucovina to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): see the interesting displays at Bucovina Village Museum, delve into the distant past at Suceava Fortress, take in the spiritual surroundings of The Painted Monasteries of Bucovina, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Manastirea Voronet, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Dragomirna Monastery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Sun): explore the ancient world of Cetatea Neamt, take an in-depth tour of Ion Creanga Memorial House, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Agapia Monastery.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Suceava trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Moldovita to Suceava takes 1.5 hours. August in Suceava sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Suceava

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Targu Neamt, Agapia Monastery, Neamt Monastery
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Agapia Monastery ©
Agapia Monastery
Ion Creanga Memorial House ©
Ion Creanga Memorial House
Neamt Monastery ©
Neamt Monastery

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Cluj-Napoca

Cluj-Napoca ©
The multicultural Cluj-Napoca is the capital of the historic region of Transylvania.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Michael's Church, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Art, and then identify plant and animal life at Cheile Turzii - Turda Gorge. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the extensive heritage of Museum Square, then examine the collection at The Pharmacy History Collection, then examine the collection at The Transylvania Museum of Etnografico, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Reformed Church of Cluj-Napoca.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Cluj-Napoca online vacation maker .

Traveling by flight from Suceava to Cluj-Napoca takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In July in Cluj-Napoca, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Tulcea.

Things to do in Cluj-Napoca

Museums Historic Sites Wildlife
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The Transylvania  Museum of Etnografico ©
Cheile Turzii - Turda Gorge ©
Cheile Turzii - Turda Gorge
St. Michael's Church ©
St. Michael's Church

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nights
Tulcea

Tulcea ©
Tulcea is a city in Dobrogea, Romania. Get a sense of the local culture at Cocoș Romanian Orthodox Monastery and Enisala Medieval Fortress. Get in touch with nature at Danube Delta Biosphere Reserve and Photography Tours. Take a break from Tulcea with a short trip to Sulina Beach in Sulina, about 1h 25 min away. It doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Celic Dere Monastery and see the interesting displays at The Danube Delta Museum.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Tulcea trip itinerary website .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Cluj-Napoca to Tulcea takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight, train, and bus. Traveling from Cluj-Napoca in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Tulcea, with lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to drive to Constanta.

Things to do in Tulcea

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Sulina Beach, Cocoș Romanian Orthodox Monastery, Celic Dere Monastery, Enisala Medieval Fortress
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Danube Delta Biosphere Reserve ©
Danube Delta Biosphere Reserve
Cocoș Romanian Orthodox Monastery ©
Celic Dere Monastery ©
Celic Dere Monastery

4
nights
Constanta

Constanta ©
Constanta is a relaxed seaside town on the coast of the Black Sea.
Get some historical perspective at Catedrala Sfinții Apostoli Petru și Pavel and St. Mina Orthodox Church. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Manastirea SF. Elena de la Mare and Museum of National History and Archeology. Get out of town with these interesting Constanta side-trips: The Rupestrian Churches from Murfatlar-Basarabi (in Murfatlar), Footprints of Joy by Save the Dogs and other Animals (in Cernavoda) and Cetatea Histria (in Istria). There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Dobrogea Gorges Reserve, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Andrew's Cave Monastery, appreciate the extensive heritage of Ovidiu Square, and pause for some serene contemplation at Greek Church "Transfiguration" (Metamorphosis).

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You can drive from Tulcea to Constanta in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Tulcea in July: highs in Constanta hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Constanta

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Manastirea SF. Elena de la Mare, Footprints of Joy by Save the Dogs and other Animals, Cetatea Histria, The Rupestrian Churches from Murfatlar-Basarabi
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