32 days in Cluj-Napoca, Orsova & Sebes Itinerary

32 days in Cluj-Napoca, Orsova & Sebes Itinerary

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32 days in Cluj-Napoca, Orsova & Sebes Itinerary

Start: Jerusalem
Drive + Fly:  6​h 15​min
1
Cluj-Napoca
— 10 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
2
Orsova
— 10 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Sebes
— 10 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  10​h 45​min
End: Jerusalem

10
nights
Cluj-Napoca

Cluj-Napoca ©
The multicultural Cluj-Napoca is the capital of the historic region of Transylvania.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cluj-Napoca: Muzeul de Istorie Turda (in Turda), Tirgu Mures (La Gradina Zoo & Palace of Culture) and Szekelyko (in Rimetea). Spend the 28th (Fri) exploring nature at National Ethnographic Park. There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Garden, look for all kinds of wild species at Cheile Turzii - Turda Gorge, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Michael's Church, and admire the masterpieces at Museum of Art.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Cluj-Napoca trip planner.

Jerusalem, Israel to Cluj-Napoca is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of bus and flight. While traveling from Jerusalem, expect slightly colder days and colder nights in Cluj-Napoca, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Orsova.

Things to do in Cluj-Napoca

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Targu Mures, Szekelyko, Apuseni Natural Park, Muzeul de Istorie Turda, Ramet Gorge
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Botanical Garden ©
Botanical Garden
Simion Bărnuțiu Central Park ©
Simion Bărnuțiu Central Park
Cheile Turzii - Turda Gorge ©
Cheile Turzii - Turda Gorge

10
nights
Orsova

Orsova ©
Orșova is a port city on the Danube river in southwestern Romania's Mehedinți County. Change things up with these side-trips from Orsova: Izvorul Bigar (in Poneasca), Sasca Montana (Susara Waterfall & La Vaioaga Waterfall) and Drobeta-Turnu Severin (Catedrala ortodoxa / Orthodox Cathedral, Water Castle, & more). Spend the 6th (Sat) exploring nature at Nera Beusnita National Park. The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape at Iron Gates, take in the pleasant sights at Water mills at Rudăria, fly down the slopes at Muntele Mic, and appreciate the history behind Statue of King Decebalus.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Orsova trip itinerary builder .

Drive from Cluj-Napoca to Orsova in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in September, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Sebes.

Things to do in Orsova

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Drobeta-Turnu Severin, Sasca Montana, Izvorul Bigar, Muntele Mic, Muzeul de Locomotive (Steam Locomotive Museum)
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Izvorul Bigar ©
Izvorul Bigar
Pestera Veterani ©
Pestera Veterani
Parcul Tudor Vladimirescu ©
Parcul Tudor Vladimirescu

10
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. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sebes: Hunedoara (Conacul Berthelot, Colt Citadel, & more), Densus Church (in Densus) and Sarmizegetusa Regia (in Sarmizegetusa). The adventure continues: admire the striking features of The Fortified Church of Biertan, explore the striking landscape at Rapa Rosie, pause for some serene contemplation at Biserica Fortificata din Richis, and contemplate the long history of Copsa Mare Fortified Church.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Sebes trip planner .

You can drive from Orsova to Sebes in 3.5 hours. Traveling from Orsova in October, plan for a bit cooler nights in Sebes, with lows around 4°C. On the 19th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Sebes

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Hunedoara, Medias, Sibiel, Colt Citadel, Arboretumul Simeria
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Castelul Corvinilor ©
Castelul Corvinilor
The Fortified Church of Biertan ©
The Fortified Church of Biertan
Sarmizegetusa Regia ©
Sarmizegetusa Regia

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