31 days in Romania Itinerary

31 days in Romania Itinerary

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31 days in Romania Itinerary

Start: Stockholm
Fly:  5​h 45​min
1
Cluj-Napoca
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Timisoara
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Sibiu
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Sighisoara
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Brasov
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h
6
Curtea de Arges
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
7
Tulcea
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
8
Bucharest
— 6 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: Stockholm

5
nights
Cluj-Napoca

Cluj-Napoca ©
The multicultural Cluj-Napoca is the capital of the historic region of Transylvania.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Cheile Turzii - Turda Gorge and King Matthias Corvin Statue. Change things up with a short trip to Muzeul de Istorie Turda in Turda (about 40 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Botanical Garden, look for all kinds of wild species at Moara de Vant, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Michael's Church, and take in the dramatic natural features at Cetatuia Hill.

To find more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Cluj-Napoca vacation planning site .

Stockholm, Sweden to Cluj-Napoca is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern European Time (EET) is 1 hour. When traveling from Stockholm in June, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Cluj-Napoca: temperatures range from 29°C by day to 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Timisoara.

Things to do in Cluj-Napoca

Parks Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Muzeul de Istorie Turda, Moara de Vant
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Cheile Turzii - Turda Gorge ©
Cheile Turzii - Turda Gorge
Moara de Vant ©
Moara de Vant
Botanical Garden ©
Botanical Garden

4
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. Explore hidden gems such as Timisoara Orthodox Cathedral and Unirii Square. Change things up with these side-trips from Timisoara: Arad (Holy Trinity Cathedral, Retro IT, & more). And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Parcul Rozelor, stroll around Central Park, make a trip to Piata Victoriei, and steep yourself in history at Timisoara Historical Center.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Timisoara online trip builder .

You can drive from Cluj-Napoca to Timisoara in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Timisoara can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Sibiu.

Things to do in Timisoara

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Arad
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Parcul Rozelor ©
Parcul Rozelor
Timisoara Orthodox Cathedral ©
Timisoara Orthodox Cathedral
Unirii Square ©
Unirii Square

5
nights
Sibiu

Sibiu ©
Reminiscent of the height of the bourgeoisie and retaining much of its medieval architecture, Sibiu is Romania's cultural gem.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Citadel of Alba Iulia and ASTRA Museum. Step out of Sibiu with an excursion to Castelul Corvinilor in Hunedoara--about 1h 35 min away. There's lots more to do: get the lay of the land with Walking tours, admire the landmark architecture of Orthodox Cathedral, make a trip to Piata Mica, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Sibiu online visit planner .

Getting from Timisoara to Sibiu by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in June, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can drive to Sighisoara.

Things to do in Sibiu

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Castelul Corvinilor, Telescaun Paltinis, Citadel of Alba Iulia
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Castelul Corvinilor ©
Castelul Corvinilor
Citadel of Alba Iulia ©
Citadel of Alba Iulia
Walking tours

2
nights
Sighisoara

Sighisoara ©
As a World Heritage Site, Sighisoara is visited mostly for its fortified Old Town surrounded entirely by city walls.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): take in panoramic vistas at Turnul Croitorilor, admire the striking features of The Fortified Church of Biertan, make a trip to Scara Acoperita-Covered Stairway, then view the masterpieces at Art & Crafts, and finally make a trip to Torre do Relogio. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Wed): examine the collection at Palace of Culture and then get to know the fascinating history of Sighisoara Historic Center.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Sighisoara trip planner.

You can drive from Sibiu to Sighisoara in 2 hours. Another option is to 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) early enough to drive to Brasov.

Things to do in Sighisoara

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

The Fortified Church of Biertan, Palace of Culture
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The Fortified Church of Biertan ©
The Fortified Church of Biertan
Torre do Relogio ©
Torre do Relogio
Palace of Culture ©
Palace of Culture

5
nights
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 Mount Tampa and Sinaia Monastery. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Brasov: Viscri Fortified Church (in Viscri), Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle) (in Bran) and Sinaia (Peles Castle & Pelisor Castle). There's lots more to do: take in the local highlights with Walking tours, get thoroughly spooked out with a ghost and vampire tour, examine the collection at Muzeul de Etnografie, and look for gifts at Autentic - Romanian Handmade.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Brasov online travel route planner .

You can drive from Sighisoara to Brasov in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can drive to Curtea de Arges.

Things to do in Brasov

Tours Historic Sites Theme Parks

Side Trips

Sinaia, Viscri Fortified Church, Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle)
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Walking tours
Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle) ©
Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle)
Mount Tampa ©
Mount Tampa

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. On the 23rd (Tue), take in the spiritual surroundings of Curtea de Arges Monastery and then head outdoors with Transfagarasan Highway. On the 24th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: step into the grandiose world of Cetatea Poienari.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Curtea de Arges trip itinerary planning app .

Traveling by car from Brasov to Curtea de Arges takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to drive to Tulcea.

Things to do in Curtea de Arges

Historic Sites Scenic Drive Outdoors

Side Trip

Cetatea Poienari
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Cetatea Poienari ©
Cetatea Poienari
Transfagarasan Highway ©
Transfagarasan Highway
Curtea de Arges Monastery ©
Curtea de Arges Monastery

1
night
Tulcea

Tulcea ©
Tulcea is a city in Dobrogea, Romania. On the 25th (Thu), see the interesting displays at The Danube Delta Museum, look for all kinds of wild species at Danube Delta Biosphere Reserve, and then pause for some photo ops at Monumentul Independentei.

For photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Tulcea holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Curtea de Arges to Tulcea takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Curtea de Arges in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Tulcea, with lows of 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Bucharest.

Things to do in Tulcea

Wildlife Museums Parks
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Danube Delta Biosphere Reserve ©
Danube Delta Biosphere Reserve
The Danube Delta Museum ©
The Danube Delta Museum
Monumentul Independentei ©
Monumentul Independentei

6
nights
Bucharest

The booming city of Bucharest is a sophisticated metropolis with a high contrast of old- and new-world architecture.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Nature & Wildlife Tours and Ceausescu Mansion. Change things up with a short trip to Neagra Bison Reservation in Bucsani (about 1h 35 min away). There's still lots to do: ponder the world of politics at Palace of Parliament, indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and admire the striking features of Muzeul National al Satului "Dimitrie Gusti".

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Bucharest journey maker .

Getting from Tulcea to Bucharest by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Bucharest can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bucharest

Tours Wildlife Museums

Side Trip

Neagra Bison Reservation
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Palace of Parliament ©
Palace of Parliament
Wine Tours & Tastings

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