9 days in Romania Itinerary

9 days in Romania Itinerary

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9 days in Romania Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  7​h
1
Cluj-Napoca
— 1 night
2
Sibiu
— 1 night
3
Brasov
— 3 nights
4
Bucharest
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: London

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Cluj-Napoca

Cluj-Napoca ©
The multicultural Cluj-Napoca is the capital of the historic region of Transylvania.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Cheile Turzii - Turda Gorge, then take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Garden, and then walk around Simion Bărnuțiu Central Park. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at The Pharmacy History Collection, appreciate the history behind King Matthias Corvin Statue, and then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Michael's Church.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Cluj-Napoca trip maker tool .

London, UK to Cluj-Napoca is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from London to Cluj-Napoca, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Cluj-Napoca, with lows of 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Sibiu.

Things to do in Cluj-Napoca

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Cheile Turzii - Turda Gorge ©
Cheile Turzii - Turda Gorge
Botanical Garden ©
Botanical Garden
Simion Bărnuțiu Central Park ©
Simion Bărnuțiu Central Park

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Sibiu

Sibiu ©
Reminiscent of the height of the bourgeoisie and retaining much of its medieval architecture, Sibiu is Romania's cultural gem.
On the 24th (Sun), don't miss a visit to Big Square (Piata Mare), take a stroll through Passage of Stairs, see the interesting displays at Brukenthal National Museum, then make a trip to Turnul Pielarilor, and finally contemplate the long history of Turnul Sfatului (The Tower of the Council).

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Sibiu vacation planner.

You can drive from Cluj-Napoca to Sibiu in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In November, daily temperatures in Sibiu can reach 12°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to take a bus to Brasov.

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Big Square (Piata Mare) ©
Big Square (Piata Mare)
Brukenthal National Museum ©
Brukenthal National Museum

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nights
Brasov

Brasov ©
With the dramatic Carpathian Mountains as backdrop, Brasov is the largest city in a region of mountain resorts.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Brasov: Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle) (in Bran) and Peles Castle (in Sinaia). There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Black Church (Biserica Neagra), don't miss a visit to Council Square, step into the grandiose world of Rasnov Citadel, and get your game on at Quad Team Building.

To find out how to plan a trip to Brasov, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can take a bus from Sibiu to Brasov in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Bucharest.

Things to do in Brasov

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trips

Poiana Brasov, Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle), Peles Castle, Rasnov Citadel
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Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle) ©
Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle)
Peles Castle ©
Peles Castle
Black Church (Biserica Neagra) ©
Black Church (Biserica Neagra)

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Bucharest

The booming city of Bucharest is a sophisticated metropolis with a high contrast of old- and new-world architecture.
Bucharest is known for historic sites, nightlife, parks, museums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get a sense of history and politics at Palace of Parliament, take an in-depth tour of Museum of History of the Jewish Community, get your game on at Gateway Virtual Reality Studio, and explore the world behind art at Peasant Museum (Muzeul Taranului Roman).

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Bucharest trip planner .

Getting from Brasov to Bucharest by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. November in Bucharest sees daily highs of 12°C and lows of 2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

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Palace of Parliament ©
Palace of Parliament

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