6 days in Oradea, Turda & Alba Iulia Itinerary

6 days in Oradea, Turda & Alba Iulia Itinerary

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6 days in Oradea, Turda & Alba Iulia Itinerary

Start: Timisoara
Drive:  2​h 30​min
1
Oradea
— 1 night
2
Turda
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Alba Iulia
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
End: Timisoara

1
night
Oradea

Oradea ©
Oradea the capital city of Bihor County and Crișana region, is one of the important centers of economic, social and cultural development in the western part of Romania, retaining these characteristics throughout history. On the 9th (Fri), relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, then admire the striking features of Black Hawk (Vulturul Negru) Palace Arcade, then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and finally step into the grandiose world of Oradea Fortress.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Oradea planner .

Timisoara to Oradea is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in August, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can drive to Turda.

Things to do in Oradea

Spas Fun & Games Historic Sites
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Oradea Fortress ©
Oradea Fortress
Room Escape Games

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nights
Turda

Turda ©
Turda is a city and Municipality in Cluj County, Romania, situated on the Arieş River.HistoryAncient timesThere is evidence of human settlement in the area dating to the Middle Paleolithic, some 60,000 years ago. You've now added Salina Turda to your itinerary. On the 10th (Sat), relax and rejuvenate at Salina Turda, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turda Synagogue, and then stroll around Adrenalin Park. On your second day here, explore the engaging exhibits at Muzeul de Istorie Turda, get engrossed in the history at Ratiu Center for Democracy, then explore the historical opulence of Coltesti Castle Ruins, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Szekelyko.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Turda trip planner .

You can drive from Oradea to Turda in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in August, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Alba Iulia.

Things to do in Turda

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Coltesti Castle Ruins, Szekelyko, Adrenalin Park
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Adrenalin Park ©
Adrenalin Park
Salina Turda ©
Salina Turda
Szekelyko ©
Szekelyko

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Alba Iulia

Alba Iulia ©
Alba Iulia is a city located on the Mureş River in Alba County, Transylvania, Romania, with a population of 63,536. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Alba Iulia: Fortress of Deva (in Deva) and Castelul Corvinilor (in Hunedoara). There's still lots to do: get to know the fascinating history of Citadel of Alba Iulia, delve into the distant past at Sarmizegetusa Regia, pause for some serene contemplation at Catedrala Reintregirii Neamului (Coronation Cathedral), and Head underground at Scarisoara Ice Cave.

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Traveling by car from Turda to Alba Iulia takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Alba Iulia

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Fortress of Deva, Castelul Corvinilor, Sarmizegetusa Regia, Scarisoara Ice Cave
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Castelul Corvinilor ©
Castelul Corvinilor
Citadel of Alba Iulia ©
Citadel of Alba Iulia
Fortress of Deva ©
Fortress of Deva

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