8 days in Romania Itinerary

8 days in Romania Itinerary

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8 days in Romania Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
Timisoara
— 1 night
2
Alba Iulia
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Turda
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
4
Porumbacu de Sus
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Sacele
— 1 day
Drive:  30​min
6
Brasov
— Few hours
Drive:  45​min
7
Bran
— Few hours
taxi + train:  2​h 30​min
8
Bucharest
— 1 night
9
Craiova
— 1 night
Fly:  15​h 45​min
End: Tel Aviv

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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. On the 17th (Sat), pause for some serene contemplation at Timisoara Orthodox Cathedral, then steep yourself in history at Serbian Orthodox Episcopal Church, then admire the masterpieces at Muzeul de Arta, and finally get engrossed in the history at Muzeul Consumatorului Comunist.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Timisoara online road trip planner .

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. Traveling from Tel Aviv in August, expect little chillier with lows of 19°C in Timisoara. On the 18th (Sun), you'll travel to Alba Iulia.

Things to do in Timisoara

Museums Historic Sites
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Timisoara Orthodox Cathedral ©
Timisoara Orthodox Cathedral
Serbian Orthodox Episcopal Church ©
Serbian Orthodox Episcopal Church
Muzeul Consumatorului Comunist ©
Muzeul Consumatorului Comunist

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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. On the 18th (Sun), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedrala Reintregirii Neamului (Coronation Cathedral).

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Alba Iulia day trip planning app .

Drive from Timisoara to Alba Iulia in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Timisoara in August, Alba Iulia is slightly colder at night with lows of 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Turda.

Things to do in Alba Iulia

Historic Sites
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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 19th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Turda Synagogue, get engrossed in the history at Ratiu Center for Democracy, then get engrossed in the history at Muzeul de Istorie Turda, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at Salina Turda.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Turda vacation planner .

Traveling by car from Alba Iulia to Turda takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. August in Turda sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can travel to Porumbacu de Sus.

Things to do in Turda

Museums Spas Childrens Museums
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Muzeul de Istorie Turda ©
Muzeul de Istorie Turda
Salina Turda ©
Salina Turda

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Porumbacu de Sus

Porumbacu de Sus ©
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): explore the historical opulence of Fagaras Fortress and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Fortified Evangelical Church of Cincsor.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Porumbacu de Sus online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Turda to Porumbacu de Sus takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in August, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel to Sacele.

Things to do in Porumbacu de Sus

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Fagaras Fortress, Fortified Evangelical Church of Cincsor
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Fagaras Fortress ©
Fagaras Fortress

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Sacele

Sacele ©
Săcele is a city in Brașov County, Romania, in the region of Transylvania, with a population of 29,915 inhabitants in 2002. On the 21st (Wed), identify plant and animal life at Valea Zimbrilor and then explore the stunning scenery at Canionul Șapte Scări.

Before you visit Sacele, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Getting from Porumbacu de Sus to Sacele by car takes about 2 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to travel to Brasov.

Things to do in Sacele

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Canionul Șapte Scări, Valea Zimbrilor
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Valea Zimbrilor ©
Valea Zimbrilor
Canionul Șapte Scări ©
Canionul Șapte Scări

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Brasov

Brasov
With the dramatic Carpathian Mountains as backdrop, Brasov is the largest city in a region of mountain resorts.
To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Brasov driving holiday planning app .

Brasov is just a short distance from Sacele. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can drive to Bran.

Things to do in Brasov

Outdoors Tours Parks
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Bran

Bran
Bran is a commune in Brașov County, Romania. For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Bran journey maker site .

Traveling by car from Brasov to Bran takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. On the 21st (Wed), you're off toBucharest.

Things to do in Bran

Outdoors Parks Nature
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Bucharest

The booming city of Bucharest is a sophisticated metropolis with a high contrast of old- and new-world architecture.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, then pause for some serene contemplation at Patriarchal Cathedral, and then take a stroll through Old Town.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Bucharest day trip planning app .

You can do a combination of taxi and train from Bran to Bucharest in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to drive to Craiova.

Things to do in Bucharest

Outdoors Tours Historic Sites
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Photography Tours
Patriarchal Cathedral ©
Patriarchal Cathedral
Old Town ©
Old Town

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Craiova

Craiova ©
Craiova, Romania's 6th largest city and capital of Dolj County, is situated near the east bank of the river Jiu in central Oltenia. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): examine the collection at Casa Baniei, then try to win big at Minerva Hotel & Casino, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Metropolitan Cathedral of St. Demetrius.

Plan trip to Craiova with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can drive from Bucharest to Craiova in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August in Craiova, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Craiova

Casinos Museums Fun & Games
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