30 days in Romania Itinerary

30 days in Romania Itinerary

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30 days in Romania Itinerary

Start: Nassau, New Providence Island
Fly:  19 h 30 min
1
Timisoara
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Hunedoara
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Sibiu
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Sighisoara
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
5
Bran
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
6
Curtea de Arges
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
7
Bucharest
— 5 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  3 h
8
Cluj-Napoca
— 5 nights
+2
Train + Foot + Fly:  17 h 45 min
End: Nassau, New Providence Island

3
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. Venture out of the city with trips to Arad (Retro IT Museum & Malul Muresului). There's much more to do: make a trip to Piata Victoriei, take in the exciting artwork at Calina Art Gallery, walk around Cathedral Park, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Mehala Orthodox Church.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Timisoara day trip planner.

Nassau, Bahamas to Timisoara is an approximately 19.5- hour flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Nassau to Timisoara due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Nassau in June, expect Timisoara to be slightly colder, temps between 32°C and 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can drive to Hunedoara.

Things to do in Timisoara

Parks Museums Fun & Games

Side Trip

Arad
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Malul Muresului ©
Malul Muresului
Piata Victoriei ©
Piata Victoriei
Timisoara Orthodox Cathedral ©
Timisoara Orthodox Cathedral

4
nights
Hunedoara

Hunedoara ©
Hunedoara is a city in Hunedoara County, Transylvania, Romania. Change things up with these side-trips from Hunedoara: Petrosani (Pestera Bolii & Varful Parangul Mic), Densus Church (in Densus) and Ulpia Traiana Sarmizegetusa (in Sarmizegetusa). The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Castelul Corvinilor, contemplate the waterfront views at Trei Ape (Three Waters Lake), explore the ancient world of Sarmizegetusa Regia, and contemplate the long history of Colt Citadel.

To see maps and tourist information, go to the Hunedoara trip itinerary site.

Drive from Timisoara to Hunedoara in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Hunedoara can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Sibiu.

Things to do in Hunedoara

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Petrosani, Valiug Lake, Colt Citadel, Ulpia Traiana Sarmizegetusa, Trei Ape (Three Waters Lake)
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Castelul Corvinilor ©
Castelul Corvinilor
Sarmizegetusa Regia ©
Sarmizegetusa Regia
Trei Ape (Three Waters Lake) ©
Trei Ape (Three Waters Lake)

5
nights
Sibiu

Sibiu ©
Reminiscent of the height of the bourgeoisie and retaining much of its medieval architecture, Sibiu is Romania's cultural gem.
Change things up with these side-trips from Sibiu: Fagaras Mountains (in Sambata de Sus), Moldoveanu Peak (in Fagaras) and Alba Iulia (Catedrala Reintregirii Neamului (Coronation Cathedral) & Citadel of Alba Iulia). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Big Square (Piata Mare), appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and see the interesting displays at Landeskirchliches Museum der Evangelischen Kirche.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Sibiu trip maker.

Drive from Hunedoara to Sibiu in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, daytime highs in Sibiu are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can drive to Sighisoara.

Things to do in Sibiu

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Alba Iulia, Fagaras Mountains, Telescaun Paltinis, Moldoveanu Peak, Biserica Sfanta Treime
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Citadel of Alba Iulia ©
Citadel of Alba Iulia
Big Square (Piata Mare) ©
Big Square (Piata Mare)
Moldoveanu Peak ©
Moldoveanu Peak

3
nights
Sighisoara

Sighisoara ©
As a World Heritage Site, Sighisoara is visited mostly for its fortified Old Town surrounded entirely by city walls.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sighisoara: Darjiu Fortified Church (in Darjiu), Targu Mures (Synagogue of Tg. Mures, Palace of Culture, &more) and Icelandic Horses Riding Ranch (in Izvoare). There's still lots to do: get to know the fascinating history of Sighisoara Historic Center, steep yourself in history at Teleki Castle, shop like a local with The Spoonman, and take in the pleasant sights at Scara Acoperita-Covered Stairway.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Sighisoara trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Sibiu to Sighisoara takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In June in Sighisoara, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Bran.

Things to do in Sighisoara

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Targu Mures, Darjiu Fortified Church, Teleki Castle, Icelandic Horses Riding Ranch
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Art & Crafts ©
Art & Crafts
Sighisoara Historic Center
Sighisoara Historic Center
Sighisoara Clock Tower ©
Sighisoara Clock Tower

1
night
Bran

Bran ©
Bran is a commune in Brașov County, Romania. On the 18th (Thu), explore the historical opulence of Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle), then see the interesting displays at Museum Medieval Bran, then explore the landscape on two wheels at Season Hill, and finally explore the historical opulence of Rasnov Citadel.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Bran trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Sighisoara to Bran takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to drive to Curtea de Arges.

Things to do in Bran

Museums Outdoors Fun & Games

Side Trips

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

2
nights
Curtea de Arges

Curtea de Arges ©
Curtea de Argeș is a city in Romania on the right bank of the Argeş River, where it flows through a valley of the lower Carpathians (the Făgăraș Mountains), on the railway from Pitești to the Turnu Roșu Pass. Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Curtea de Arges Monastery and then step into the grandiose world of Cetatea Poienari. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of Anton Pann Memorial House, cruise along Transfagarasan Highway, and then admire the engineering at Vidraru Dam.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Curtea de Arges trip tool.

Traveling by car from Bran to Curtea de Arges takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June in Curtea de Arges, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can go by car to Bucharest.

Things to do in Curtea de Arges

Historic Sites Scenic Drive Outdoors

Side Trips

Cetatea Poienari, Anton Pann Memorial House
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Cetatea Poienari ©
Cetatea Poienari
Transfagarasan Highway ©
Transfagarasan Highway
Vidraru Dam ©
Vidraru Dam

5
nights
Bucharest

Bucharest ©
The booming city of Bucharest is a sophisticated metropolis with a high contrast of old- and new-world architecture.
Change things up with a short trip to Mogosoaia Palace in Mogosoaia (about 34 minutes away). There's still lots to do: get a sense of history and politics at Palace of Parliament, walk around Herăstrău Park, get engrossed in the history at Museum of History of the Jewish Community, and take a stroll through Old Town.

To see photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Bucharest trip maker app.

Drive from Curtea de Arges to Bucharest in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in June, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel to Cluj-Napoca.

Things to do in Bucharest

Tours Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Mogosoaia
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Palace of Parliament ©
Palace of Parliament
Walking tours

5
nights
Cluj-Napoca

Cluj-Napoca ©
The multicultural Cluj-Napoca is the capital of the historic region of Transylvania.
Get out of town with these interesting Cluj-Napoca side-trips: Muzeul de Istorie Turda (in Turda), Coltesti Castle Ruins (in Coltesti) and Baile Figa (in Beclean). There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Cheile Turzii - Turda Gorge, appreciate the history behind King Matthias Corvin Statue, pedal to the sights with TransyBike - Day Tours, and let the kids burn off some steam at Iulius Park.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Cluj-Napoca vacation planner.

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Bucharest to Cluj-Napoca in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Bucharest in June, you will find days in Cluj-Napoca are slightly colder (29°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). On the 30th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cluj-Napoca

Parks Outdoors Theme Parks

Side Trips

Baile Figa, Muzeul de Istorie Turda, Coltesti Castle Ruins
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Cheile Turzii - Turda Gorge ©
Cheile Turzii - Turda Gorge
TransyBike - Day Tours ©
TransyBike - Day Tours
Botanical Garden ©
Botanical Garden

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