57 days in Romania Itinerary

57 days in Romania Itinerary

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57 days in Romania Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
Fly:  6​h 15​min
1
Bucharest
— 5 nights
2
Constanta
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Tulcea
— 3 nights
Drive:  7​h
4
Piatra Neamt
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Iasi
— 6 nights
6
Cluj-Napoca
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
7
Sighisoara
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
8
Brasov
— 6 nights
9
Sibiu
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
10
Hunedoara
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
11
Arieseni
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
12
Timisoara
— 5 nights
Fly:  9​h
End: Helsinki

5
nights
Bucharest

The booming city of Bucharest is a sophisticated metropolis with a high contrast of old- and new-world architecture.
Get a sense of the local culture at Grigore Antipa National Museum of Natural History and Stavropoleos Church (Biserica Stravrapoleos). Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Food Tours and Spas & Wellness. Change things up with these side-trips from Bucharest: Bellu Manor (in Urlati), Serve Winery (in Ceptura) and Snagov Club - Pool Bar (in Snagov). There's still lots to do: get a sense of history and politics at Palace of Parliament, pause for some serene contemplation at Patriarchal Cathedral, examine the collection at Ceausescu Mansion, and admire the landmark architecture of Biblioteca Centrala Universitara.

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Helsinki, Finland to Bucharest is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Helsinki in June: high temperatures in Bucharest hover around 32°C and lows are around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Constanta.

Things to do in Bucharest

Spas Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Snagov Club - Pool Bar, Bellu Manor, Serve Winery
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Spas & Wellness
Ceausescu Mansion ©
Ceausescu Mansion

5
nights
Constanta

Constanta ©
Constanta is a relaxed seaside town on the coast of the Black Sea.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Dobrogea Gorges Reserve and Oha Beach. Do some cultural sightseeing at Museum of National History and Archeology and Biserica Ortodoxa Nasterea Maicii Domnului. Explore Constanta's surroundings by going to Plaja de Carte (in Vama Veche), Muzeul de Arheologie Callatis (in Mangalia) and Manastirea SF. Elena de la Mare (in Costinesti). There's lots more to do: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, learn about all things military at Romanian Navy Museum, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and explore and take pictures at Footprints of Joy by Save the Dogs and other Animals.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Constanta travel route planner.

Getting from Bucharest to Constanta by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. June in Constanta sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Tulcea.

Things to do in Constanta

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Biserica Ortodoxa Nasterea Maicii Domnului, Muzeul de Arheologie Callatis, Oha Beach, Manastirea SF. Elena de la Mare, Footprints of Joy by Save the Dogs and other Animals
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Plaja de Carte ©
Plaja de Carte

3
nights
Tulcea

Tulcea ©
Tulcea is a city in Dobrogea, Romania. Step off the beaten path and head to Danube Delta Biosphere Reserve and Cocoș Romanian Orthodox Monastery. Get some cultural insight at Sulina Mixed Cemetery and Celic Dere Monastery. Get out of town with these interesting Tulcea side-trips: Letea Forest (in Letea) and Caraorman Forest (in Crisan). The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Muzeul de Etnografie Si Arta Populara - Tulcea / Ethnographic and Folk Art Museum - Tulcea, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saon Monastery, make a trip to Monumentul Independentei, and see the interesting displays at The Danube Delta Museum.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Tulcea trip planner .

You can drive from Constanta to Tulcea in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in June, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to drive to Piatra Neamt.

Things to do in Tulcea

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Caraorman Forest, Cocoș Romanian Orthodox Monastery, Sulina Mixed Cemetery, Letea Forest, Celic Dere Monastery
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Danube Delta Biosphere Reserve ©
Danube Delta Biosphere Reserve
The Danube Delta Museum ©
The Danube Delta Museum
Letea Forest ©
Letea Forest

4
nights
Piatra Neamt

Piatra Neamt ©
Piatra Neamț, Kreuzburg an der, Karácsonkő) is the capital city of Neamț County, in the historical region of Moldavia, eastern Romania. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Voronet Monastery and Cetatea Neamt. Explore hidden gems such as Bicaz Canyon and Lacu Rosu (Red Lake). You'll find plenty of places to visit near Piatra Neamt: Parcul National Ceahlau (in Durau), Secu Monastery (in Leghin) and Escalada Park (in Gura Humorului).

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Piatra Neamt trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Tulcea to Piatra Neamt takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Tulcea in June, plan for little chillier nights in Piatra Neamt, with lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Iasi.

Things to do in Piatra Neamt

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lacu Rosu, Sihastria Monastery, Manastirea Voronet, Cetatea Neamt, Secu Monastery
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Parcul National Ceahlau ©
Parcul National Ceahlau
Manastirea Voronet ©
Manastirea Voronet
Lacu Rosu (Red Lake) ©
Lacu Rosu (Red Lake)

6
nights
Iasi

Iasi ©
Iași is the largest city in eastern Romania and the seat of Iași County. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Palace of Culture and Muzeul Universitatii Alexandru Ioan Cuza. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Church of the Three Hierarchs and Casa Dosoftei. Go for a jaunt from Iasi to Hadambu to see Hadambu Monastery about 40 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: buy something for everyone on your list at Palas Iasi, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sinagoga Mare din Iasi, admire the striking features of Golia Monastery, and view the masterpieces at Mihai Eminescu Museum - Literature.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Iasi trip planner .

Drive from Piatra Neamt to Iasi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in July, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to travel to Cluj-Napoca.

Things to do in Iasi

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Hadambu Monastery
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Palace of Culture ©
Palace of Culture
Monastery of the Three Holy Hierarchs ©
Metropolitan Cathedral ©
Metropolitan Cathedral

6
nights
Cluj-Napoca

Cluj-Napoca ©
The multicultural Cluj-Napoca is the capital of the historic region of Transylvania.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Cheile Turzii - Turda Gorge and Simion Bărnuțiu Central Park. Do some cultural sightseeing at St. Michael's Church and Sic Calvinist Reformed Church. Change things up with these side-trips from Cluj-Napoca: Moara de Vant (in Ciurila), Baile Figa (in Beclean) and Szekelyko (in Rimetea). Spend the 14th (Sun) exploring nature at National Ethnographic Park. There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Garden, pause for some photo ops at King Matthias Corvin Statue, take in the dramatic natural features at Cetatuia Hill, and admire the sheer force of Bridal Veil Falls.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Cluj-Napoca online tour itinerary planner .

Getting from Iasi to Cluj-Napoca by flight takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Cluj-Napoca are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can go by car to Sighisoara.

Things to do in Cluj-Napoca

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Baile Figa, Szekelyko, Sic Calvinist Reformed Church, Coltesti Castle Ruins, Moara de Vant
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Cheile Turzii - Turda Gorge ©
Cheile Turzii - Turda Gorge
Cetatuia Hill ©
Cetatuia Hill
St. Michael's Church ©
St. Michael's Church

4
nights
Sighisoara

Sighisoara ©
As a World Heritage Site, Sighisoara is visited mostly for its fortified Old Town surrounded entirely by city walls.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Fortified Church of Biertan and Fagaras Fortress. Get outdoors at Icelandic Horses Riding Ranch and Capra Wasserfall. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sighisoara: Cetatea Rupea (in Rupea), Ivo Wildlife Park (in Izvoare) and Teleki Castle (in Gornesti). There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Clock Tower, take in the spiritual surroundings of Synagogue of Tg. Mures, appreciate the extensive heritage of Sighisoara Historic Center, and learn about all things military at Weapon Museum.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Sighisoara trip app .

Traveling by car from Cluj-Napoca to Sighisoara takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in July, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to drive to Brasov.

Things to do in Sighisoara

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Izvoare, Fagaras, Targu Mures, Teleki Castle, The Fortified Church of Biertan
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Art & Crafts ©
Art & Crafts
The Fortified Church of Biertan ©
The Fortified Church of Biertan
Fagaras Fortress ©
Fagaras Fortress

6
nights
Brasov

Brasov ©
With the dramatic Carpathian Mountains as backdrop, Brasov is the largest city in a region of mountain resorts.
Take a break from the city and head to Mount Tampa and Valea Zimbrilor. Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle) and Sinaia Monastery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Venture out of the city with trips to Dino Parc (in Rasnov) and Sinaia (Pelisor Castle & Peles Castle). Set the 26th (Fri) aside for some spooky business with a ghost and vampire tour. There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Brasov Historical Center, get engrossed in the history at Prima Scoala Romaneasca, find something for the whole family at Parc Aventura Brasov, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Poiana Brasov.

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Getting from Sighisoara to Brasov by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can take a bus to Sibiu.

Things to do in Brasov

Parks Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

Sinaia, Valea Zimbrilor, Dino Parc, Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle), Canionul Șapte Scări
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Mount Tampa ©
Mount Tampa
Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle) ©
Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle)
Poiana Brasov ©
Poiana Brasov

6
nights
Sibiu

Sibiu ©
Reminiscent of the height of the bourgeoisie and retaining much of its medieval architecture, Sibiu is Romania's cultural gem.
Step off the beaten path and head to Transfagarasan Highway and Turnul Sfatului (The Tower of the Council). Get a sense of the local culture at Citadel of Alba Iulia and Old Town. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sibiu: Lotrisor Waterfall (in Calimanesti), Traseul Celor Trei Fortificatii (in Alba Iulia) and Cetatea Poienari (in Arefu). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at ASTRA Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Saint Francis, explore the ancient world of Sarmizegetusa Regia, and admire the landmark architecture of Biserica fortificata din Cristian.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Sibiu online trip maker .

You can take a bus from Brasov to Sibiu in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Sibiu are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to drive to Hunedoara.

Things to do in Sibiu

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Alba Iulia, Transfagarasan Highway, Cozia Monastery, Biserica Sf. Mihail si Gavril, Biserica fortificata din Cristian
Find places to stay Jul 26 — Aug 1:
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Citadel of Alba Iulia ©
Citadel of Alba Iulia
Transfagarasan Highway ©
Transfagarasan Highway
ASTRA Museum ©
ASTRA Museum

2
nights
Hunedoara

Hunedoara ©
Hunedoara is a city in Hunedoara County, Transylvania, Romania. On the 2nd (Fri), take an in-depth tour of Expozitie Inedita: Ev Mediu. Tortura Si Executie, then step into the grandiose world of Castelul Corvinilor, then contemplate the long history of Colt Citadel, and finally browse the different shops at Shopping City Deva. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat): examine the collection at Castelul Gabriel Bethlen, examine the collection at The Gold Museum, then explore the ancient world of Termele Romane (Roman Baths), and finally admire the sheer force of Clocota Waterfalls.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Hunedoara trip app .

Traveling by car from Sibiu to Hunedoara takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Hunedoara can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Arieseni.

Things to do in Hunedoara

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Geoagiu Bai, Castelul Gabriel Bethlen, Colt Citadel, Shopping City Deva, The Gold Museum
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The Gold Museum ©
The Gold Museum
Castelul Corvinilor ©
Castelul Corvinilor
Castelul Gabriel Bethlen ©
Castelul Gabriel Bethlen

3
nights
Arieseni

Arieseni ©
Arieșeni is a commune located in Alba County, Romania. Visiting Fortress of Ponor and Peştera cu cristale din mina Farcu will get you outdoors. Discover out-of-the-way places like Cascada Varciorog and Galbena Gorges. Get out of town with these interesting Arieseni side-trips: Bear's Cave (in Pietroasa), Meziad Cave (in Meziad) and Bears' Cave (in Chiscau). Next up on the itinerary: get outside with Groapa Ruginoasa.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Arieseni trip tool .

Traveling by car from Hunedoara to Arieseni takes 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in August, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel to Timisoara.

Things to do in Arieseni

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Padis, Meziad Cave, Bear's Cave, Bears' Cave, Groapa Ruginoasa
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Cascada Varciorog ©
Cascada Varciorog
Galbena Gorges ©
Galbena Gorges
Groapa Ruginoasa ©
Groapa Ruginoasa

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. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Timisoara Orthodox Cathedral and Muzeul de Locomotive (Steam Locomotive Museum). Get outdoors at Izvorul Bigar and La Vaioaga Waterfall. Change things up with a short trip to Trei Ape (Three Waters Lake) in Anina (about 1h 55 min away). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Unirii Square, admire the natural beauty at Roses Park, pause for some serene contemplation at Millennium Church, and take an in-depth tour of Muzeul Consumatorului Comunist.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Timisoara trip planner .

You can drive from Arieseni to Timisoara in 4.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Timisoara can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. On the 11th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Timisoara

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Izvorul Bigar, La Vaioaga Waterfall, Muzeul de Locomotive (Steam Locomotive Museum), Trei Ape (Three Waters Lake)
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Izvorul Bigar ©
Izvorul Bigar
Timisoara Orthodox Cathedral ©
Timisoara Orthodox Cathedral
Memorialul Revolutiei ©
Memorialul Revolutiei

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