8 days in Romania Itinerary

8 days in Romania Itinerary

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8 days in Romania Itinerary

Start: Valletta, Island of Malta
+2
Fly + foot + shuttle:  8​h
1
Brasov
— 2 nights
bus:  2​h
2
Sibiu
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Hunedoara
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Cluj-Napoca
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h
End: Valletta, Island of Malta

2
nights
Brasov

Brasov ©
With the dramatic Carpathian Mountains as backdrop, Brasov is the largest city in a region of mountain resorts.
On the 5th (Tue), take in the spiritual surroundings of Sinagoga Neologa, look for all kinds of wild species at Libearty Bear Sanctuary Zarnesti, then explore the historical opulence of Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle), and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sinaia Monastery. Keep things going the next day: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Tampa, then pause for some serene contemplation at Catedrala Ortodoxa Adormirea Maicii Domnului, then explore the historical opulence of Pelisor Castle, and finally explore the historical opulence of Peles Castle.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Brasov attractions site .

Valletta, Malta to Brasov is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Valletta to Brasov, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can catcht the bus to Sibiu.

Things to do in Brasov

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Sinaia, Libearty Bear Sanctuary Zarnesti, Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle)
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Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle) ©
Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle)
Peles Castle ©
Peles Castle

3
nights
Sibiu

Sibiu
Reminiscent of the height of the bourgeoisie and retaining much of its medieval architecture, Sibiu is Romania's cultural gem.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Orthodox Cathedral and Turnul Pielarilor. Do some cultural sightseeing at Old Town and Lutheran Evangelical Cathedral & Tower. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sibiu: Citadel of Alba Iulia (in Alba Iulia), Transfagarasan Highway (in Curtea de Arges) and The Fortified Church of Biertan (in Biertan). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at ASTRA Museum and enjoy breathtaking views from Turnul Sfatului (The Tower of the Council).

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Traveling by bus from Brasov to Sibiu takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In November, daytime highs in Sibiu are 12°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Hunedoara.

Things to do in Sibiu

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trips

Transfagarasan Highway, The Fortified Church of Biertan, Citadel of Alba Iulia
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Orthodox Cathedral Holy Trinity
Orthodox Cathedral Holy Trinity
Citadel of Alba Iulia ©
Citadel of Alba Iulia
The Fortified Church of Biertan ©
The Fortified Church of Biertan

1
night
Hunedoara

Hunedoara ©
Hunedoara is a city in Hunedoara County, Transylvania, Romania. On the 10th (Sun), explore the historical opulence of Fortress of Deva, then look for all kinds of wild species at Arboretumul Simeria, and then step into the grandiose world of Castelul Corvinilor.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Hunedoara trip maker website .

Drive from Sibiu to Hunedoara in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Sibiu in November, Hunedoara is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can drive to Cluj-Napoca.

Things to do in Hunedoara

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Arboretumul Simeria, Fortress of Deva
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Castelul Corvinilor ©
Castelul Corvinilor
Fortress of Deva ©
Fortress of Deva
Arboretumul Simeria ©
Arboretumul Simeria

1
night
Cluj-Napoca

Cluj-Napoca ©
The multicultural Cluj-Napoca is the capital of the historic region of Transylvania.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Cheile Turzii - Turda Gorge, identify plant and animal life at Moara de Vant, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Michael's Church.

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You can drive from Hunedoara to Cluj-Napoca in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Hunedoara in November, Cluj-Napoca is a bit cooler at night with lows of 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cluj-Napoca

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trip

Moara de Vant
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St. Michael's Church ©
St. Michael's Church
Moara de Vant ©
Moara de Vant
Cheile Turzii - Turda Gorge ©
Cheile Turzii - Turda Gorge

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