32 days in Cluj-Napoca, Orsova & Sebes Itinerary

32 days in Cluj-Napoca, Orsova & Sebes Itinerary

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Start: Jerusalem
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), Szekelyko (in Rimetea) and Targu Mures (La Gradina Zoo & Palace of Culture). Spend the 28th (Fri) exploring nature at National Ethnographic Park. And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Botanical Garden, examine the collection at The Transylvania Museum of Etnografico, get in on the family fun at Apuseni Natural Park, and appreciate the history behind King Matthias Corvin Statue.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Cluj-Napoca road trip planner.

Jerusalem, Israel to Cluj-Napoca is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. When traveling from Jerusalem in September, plan for a bit cooler days in Cluj-Napoca, with highs around 26°C, while nights are much colder with lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can drive to Orsova.

Things to do in Cluj-Napoca

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Targu Mures, Ramet Gorge, Muzeul de Istorie Turda, Apuseni Natural Park, Szekelyko
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Botanical Garden ©
Botanical Garden
Cheile Turzii - Turda Gorge ©
Cheile Turzii - Turda Gorge
King Matthias Corvin Statue ©
King Matthias Corvin Statue

10
nights
Orsova

Orsova ©
Orșova is a port city on the Danube river in southwestern Romania's Mehedinți County. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Orsova: Sasca Montana (Susara Waterfall & La Vaioaga Waterfall), Drobeta-Turnu Severin (Catedrala ortodoxa / Orthodox Cathedral, Water Castle, &more) and Izvorul Bigar (in Poneasca). Spend the 6th (Sat) exploring nature at Nera Beusnita National Park. The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape at Iron Gates, Head underground at Pestera Ponicova, pause for some serene contemplation at Biserica Romano-Catolica, and pause for some photo ops at Statue of King Decebalus.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Orsova tour planner.

Traveling by car from Cluj-Napoca to Orsova takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September in Orsova, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Sebes.

Things to do in Orsova

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Drobeta-Turnu Severin, Sasca Montana, Dubova, Muzeul de Locomotive (Steam Locomotive Museum), Water mills at Rudăria
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Izvorul Bigar ©
Izvorul Bigar
Iron Gates ©
Iron Gates
La Vaioaga Waterfall ©
La Vaioaga Waterfall

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. Venture out of the city with trips to Valea Viilor Fortified Church (in Valea Viilor), Densus Church (in Densus) and Hunedoara (Conacul Berthelot, Castelul Corvinilor, &more). There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of The Fortified Church of Biertan, pause for some serene contemplation at Biserica fortificata din Cristian, make a trip to Ramet Monastery, and take in the dramatic natural features at Rapa Rosie.

For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Sebes trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Orsova to Sebes takes 3.5 hours. Traveling from Orsova in October, expect little chillier with lows of 4°C in Sebes. You will have some time to spend on the 19th (Fri) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Sebes

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Hunedoara, Medias, Sibiel, Biserica Fortificata din Richis, 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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