41 days in Romania Itinerary

41 days in Romania Itinerary

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41 days in Romania Itinerary

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

5
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. Get out of town with these interesting Timisoara side-trips: Ghioroc Lake (in Ghioroc) and Arad (Tribunalul Arad, Retro IT, & more). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Piata Victoriei, admire the landmark architecture of The Palace of the Serbian Episcopacy, get your game on at One Move, and take in nature's colorful creations at Roses Park.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Timisoara trip planning app .

Tel Aviv, Israel to Timisoara is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of flight and train. When traveling from Tel Aviv in September, plan for little chillier days and cooler nights in Timisoara: temperatures range from 27°C by day to 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can drive to Hunedoara.

Things to do in Timisoara

Parks Nature Fun & Games

Side Trips

Arad, Ghioroc Lake
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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. Get out of town with these interesting Hunedoara side-trips: Clocota Waterfalls (in Geoagiu Bai), Colt Citadel (in Suseni) and Colt Church (in Rau de Mori). The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Castelul Corvinilor, explore the activities along Valiug Lake, explore the fascinating underground world of Pestera Bolii, and get engrossed in the history at Expozitie Inedita: Ev Mediu. Tortura Si Executie.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Hunedoara trip simple and quick.

Getting from Timisoara to Hunedoara by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Hunedoara can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can drive to Sibiu.

Things to do in Hunedoara

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Colt Citadel, Retezat Mountains, Densus Church, Valiug Lake, Sarmizegetusa Regia
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Retezat Mountains ©
Retezat Mountains
Castelul Corvinilor ©
Castelul Corvinilor
Sarmizegetusa Regia ©
Sarmizegetusa Regia

6
nights
Sibiu

Sibiu ©
Reminiscent of the height of the bourgeoisie and retaining much of its medieval architecture, Sibiu is Romania's cultural gem.
Get out of town with these interesting Sibiu side-trips: Cozia Monastery (in Caciulata), Fagaras Mountains (in Sambata de Sus) and Moldoveanu Peak (in Fagaras). The adventure continues: get to know the fascinating history of Citadel of Alba Iulia, see the interesting displays at Brukenthal National Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Catedrala Reintregirii Neamului (Coronation Cathedral), and take a stroll through Old Town.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Sibiu attractions planner.

You can drive from Hunedoara to Sibiu in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Curtea de Arges.

Things to do in Sibiu

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Alba Iulia, Moldoveanu Peak, Cozia Monastery, Fagaras Mountains, Telescaun Paltinis
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Citadel of Alba Iulia ©
Citadel of Alba Iulia
Big Square (Piata Mare) ©
Big Square (Piata Mare)
Moldoveanu Peak ©
Moldoveanu Peak

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 (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Curtea de Arges Monastery, then take a memorable drive along Transfagarasan Highway, and then admire the engineering at Vidraru Dam. On the next day, see the interesting displays at Village Museum of Valcea County and then delve into the distant past at Cetatea Poienari.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Curtea de Arges trip planner.

Traveling by car from Sibiu to Curtea de Arges takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to drive to Bucharest.

Things to do in Curtea de Arges

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Cetatea Poienari, Village Museum of Valcea County
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Cetatea Poienari ©
Cetatea Poienari
Transfagarasan Highway ©
Transfagarasan Highway
Vidraru Dam ©
Vidraru Dam

6
nights
Bucharest

Bucharest ©
The booming city of Bucharest is a sophisticated metropolis with a high contrast of old- and new-world architecture.
Venture out of the city with trips to Snagov Club - Pool Bar (in Snagov) and Mogosoaia Palace (in Mogosoaia). There's lots more to do: ponder the world of politics at Palace of Parliament, get engrossed in the history at Museum of History of the Jewish Community, appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Stavropoleos Monastery.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Bucharest trip itinerary builder website .

You can drive from Curtea de Arges to Bucharest in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In September in Bucharest, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Brasov.

Things to do in Bucharest

Museums Fun & Games Tours

Side Trips

Snagov Club - Pool Bar, Mogosoaia Palace
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Peasant Museum (Muzeul Taranului Roman) ©
Palace of Parliament ©
Palace of Parliament

6
nights
Brasov

Brasov ©
With the dramatic Carpathian Mountains as backdrop, Brasov is the largest city in a region of mountain resorts.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Brasov: Sinaia (Pelisor Castle, Peles Castle, & more), Mountain Postavarul (in Poiana Brasov) and Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle) (in Bran). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Black Church (Biserica Neagra), take in the awesome beauty at Mount Tampa, have some family-friendly fun at Season Hill, and get thoroughly spooked out with a ghost and vampire tour.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Brasov itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Bucharest to Brasov takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to drive to Sighisoara.

Things to do in Brasov

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Poiana Brasov, Sinaia, Rasnov Citadel, Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle), Peasant Fortified Church at Prejmer
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Mount Tampa ©
Mount Tampa
Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle) ©
Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle)
Peles Castle ©
Peles Castle

5
nights
Sighisoara

Sighisoara ©
As a World Heritage Site, Sighisoara is visited mostly for its fortified Old Town surrounded entirely by city walls.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sighisoara: Targu Mures (Synagogue of Tg. Mures, Palace of Culture, & more), Odorheiu Secuiesc (in Odorheiu Secuiesc) and Viscri Fortified Church (in Viscri). There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Balea Glacier Lake, ride a horse along Icelandic Horses Riding Ranch, identify plant and animal life at Ivo Wildlife Park, and make a trip to Fortified Church.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Sighisoara road trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Brasov to Sighisoara takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October, daytime highs in Sighisoara are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can drive to Cluj-Napoca.

Things to do in Sighisoara

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Targu Mures, Izvoare, Viscri Fortified Church, Fortified Church, Odorheiu Secuiesc
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Art & Crafts ©
Art & Crafts
Balea Glacier Lake ©
Balea Glacier Lake
Sighisoara Historic Center
Sighisoara Historic Center

6
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: Ramet Monastery (in Valea Manastirii), Coltesti Castle Ruins (in Coltesti) and Baile Figa (in Beclean). Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Cheile Turzii - Turda Gorge, stop by Oranjerie, walk around Simion Bărnuțiu Central Park, and pause for some photo ops at King Matthias Corvin Statue.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Cluj-Napoca vacation app .

Traveling by car from Sighisoara to Cluj-Napoca takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October, daily temperatures in Cluj-Napoca can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cluj-Napoca

Parks Theme Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Szekelyko, Ramet Monastery, Coltesti Castle Ruins, Apuseni Natural Park, Baile Figa
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Cheile Turzii - Turda Gorge ©
Cheile Turzii - Turda Gorge
Apuseni Natural Park ©
Apuseni Natural Park
Botanical Garden ©
Botanical Garden

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