8 days in Northwest Romania Itinerary

8 days in Northwest Romania Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Cluj-Napoca
— 3 nights
2
Padis
— 1 night
3
Oradea
— 1 night
4
Sighetu Marmatiei
— 2 nights

3
nights
Cluj-Napoca

Cluj-Napoca ©
The multicultural Cluj-Napoca is the capital of the historic region of Transylvania.
Do some cultural sightseeing at St. Michael's Church and Crama Noastra. Step out of the city life by going to Cheile Turzii - Turda Gorge and Cetatuia Hill. Change things up with a short trip to Baile Figa in Beclean (about 1h 25 min away). There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at Botanical Garden, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, stroll around Simion Bărnuțiu Central Park, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedrala Martirilor si Marturisitorilor secolului XX.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Cluj-Napoca trip itinerary maker site.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Cluj-Napoca is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. In October, Cluj-Napoca is colder than Tel Aviv - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Padis.

Things to do in Cluj-Napoca

Parks Theme Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Baile Figa
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Cheile Turzii - Turda Gorge ©
Cheile Turzii - Turda Gorge
Baile Figa ©
Baile Figa
St. Michael's Church ©
St. Michael's Church

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Padis

Padis ©
Apuseni Natural Park has been added to your itinerary. On the 16th (Wed), find something for the whole family at Apuseni Natural Park and then identify plant and animal life at Fortress of Ponor.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Padis trip planner.

Drive from Cluj-Napoca to Padis in 3 hours. In October, daytime highs in Padis are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Oradea.

Things to do in Padis

Theme Parks Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Apuseni Natural Park
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Apuseni Natural Park ©
Apuseni Natural Park

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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. Start off your visit on the 17th (Thu): step into the grandiose world of Oradea Fortress, admire the landmark architecture of Black Hawk (Vulturul Negru) Palace Arcade, thenrelax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Oradea trip builder site.

Drive from Padis to Oradea in 2 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can drive to Sighetu Marmatiei.

Things to do in Oradea

Spas Historic Sites Fun & Games
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Spas
Oradea Fortress ©
Oradea Fortress
Black Hawk (Vulturul Negru) Palace Arcade ©
Black Hawk (Vulturul Negru) Palace Arcade

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Sighetu Marmatiei

Sighetu Marmatiei
Sighetu Marmației, until 1964 Sighet, is a city in Maramureș County near the Iza River, in northwestern Romania.GeographySighetu Marmației is situated along the Tisa river on the border with Ukraine, across from the Ukrainian town of Solotvyno. Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Wooden Churches of Maramures, pause for some serene contemplation at Barsana Monastery, get engrossed in the history at Memorial of the Victims of Communism and of the Resistance, thenstroll the grounds of Merry Cemetery, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sapanta-Peri Monastery. On the next day, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Nicholas Church in Budesti Josani, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Holy Paraskeva, and then take an in-depth tour of Sighet village museum.

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Traveling by car from Oradea to Sighetu Marmatiei takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. October in Sighetu Marmatiei sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Sighetu Marmatiei

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Sapanta, The Wooden Churches of Maramures, Church of the Holy Paraskeva, Barsana Monastery, St Nicholas Church in Budesti Josani
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Merry Cemetery
Merry Cemetery
Barsana Monastery ©
Barsana Monastery