9 days in Romania Itinerary

9 days in Romania Itinerary

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9 days in Romania Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly:  14​h 45​min
1
Bucharest
— 2 nights
2
Brasov
— 2 nights
3
Sibiu
— 2 nights
4
Cluj-Napoca
— 2 nights
Fly:  16​h 30​min
End: Bengaluru

2
nights
Bucharest

Bucharest ©
The booming city of Bucharest is a sophisticated metropolis with a high contrast of old- and new-world architecture.
On the 1st (Fri), admire the masterpieces at The National Museum of Art of Romania, learn more about the world around you at Grigore Antipa National Museum of Natural History, then examine the collection at Ceausescu Mansion, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Patriarchal Cathedral. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Mogosoaia Palace, then examine the collection at Cotroceni Palace (Palatul Cotroceni), then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and finally see the interesting displays at The Art Collections Museum.

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Bucharest trip itinerary builder website .

Bengaluru, India to Bucharest is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Bengaluru to Bucharest is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Bengaluru in April, expect Bucharest to be much colder, temps between 22°C and 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Brasov.

Things to do in Bucharest

Museums Historic Sites Spas

Side Trip

Mogosoaia Palace
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Mogosoaia Palace ©
Mogosoaia Palace
Ceausescu Mansion ©
Ceausescu Mansion

2
nights
Brasov

Brasov ©
With the dramatic Carpathian Mountains as backdrop, Brasov is the largest city in a region of mountain resorts.
On the 3rd (Sun), explore the historical opulence of Pelisor Castle, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sinaia Monastery, then make a trip to Crucea Caraiman, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Libearty Bear Sanctuary Zarnesti. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Peasant Fortified Church at Prejmer, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, then take an in-depth tour of Prima Scoala Romaneasca, then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Tampa, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Sinagoga Neologa.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Brasov planner .

Traveling by train from Bucharest to Brasov takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) to allow time to take a bus to Sibiu.

Things to do in Brasov

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Sinaia, Libearty Bear Sanctuary Zarnesti, Peasant Fortified Church at Prejmer, Crucea Caraiman
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Pelisor Castle ©
Pelisor Castle
Sinaia Monastery ©
Sinaia Monastery
Libearty Bear Sanctuary Zarnesti ©

2
nights
Sibiu

Sibiu ©
Reminiscent of the height of the bourgeoisie and retaining much of its medieval architecture, Sibiu is Romania's cultural gem.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): wander the streets of Old Town, get engrossed in the history at Emil Sigerus Museum of Saxon Ethnography and Folk Art, and then see the interesting displays at ASTRA Museum. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Lutheran Evangelical Cathedral & Tower, wander the streets of Passage of Stairs, see the interesting displays at Brukenthal National Museum, then make a trip to Turnul Pielarilor, then take in panoramic vistas at Turnul Sfatului (The Tower of the Council), and finally get to know the fascinating history of Citadel of Alba Iulia.

To see more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Sibiu trip planner .

Take a bus from Brasov to Sibiu in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Sibiu can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to drive to Cluj-Napoca.

Things to do in Sibiu

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Citadel of Alba Iulia
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Citadel of Alba Iulia ©
Citadel of Alba Iulia
ASTRA Museum ©
ASTRA Museum

2
nights
Cluj-Napoca

Cluj-Napoca ©
The multicultural Cluj-Napoca is the capital of the historic region of Transylvania.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Michael's Church, then take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Garden, and then identify plant and animal life at Cheile Turzii - Turda Gorge.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Cluj-Napoca online itinerary planner .

You can drive from Sibiu to Cluj-Napoca in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cluj-Napoca

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites
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Cheile Turzii - Turda Gorge ©
Cheile Turzii - Turda Gorge
St. Michael's Church ©
St. Michael's Church
Botanical Garden ©
Botanical Garden

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