9 days in Romania Itinerary

9 days in Romania Itinerary

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9 days in Romania Itinerary

Start: New York City
foot + Fly:  14​h 15​min
1
Sibiu
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Sebes
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
Timisoara
— 1 night
4
Hunedoara
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Obarsia Lotrului
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Targu Jiu
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
7
Curtea de Arges
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 45​min
8
Brasov
— 2 nights
9
Bucharest
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  16​h
End: New York City

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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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): take in panoramic vistas at Turnul Sfatului (The Tower of the Council), then take in the spiritual surroundings of Orthodox Cathedral, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lutheran Evangelical Cathedral & Tower, and finally see the interesting displays at ASTRA Museum.

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

New York City, USA to Sibiu is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a 7 hour difference. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from New York City in August since evenings lows in Sibiu dip to 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to travel to Sebes.

Things to do in Sibiu

Museums Historic Sites
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Orthodox Cathedral
Orthodox Cathedral
ASTRA Museum ©
ASTRA Museum

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Sebes

Sebes ©
Sebeș is a city in Alba County, central Romania, southern Transylvania.GeographyThe city lies in the Mureș River valley and it straddles the river Sebeș. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): explore the striking landscape at Rapa Rosie and then explore the historical opulence of Fortress Câlnic.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Sebes road trip planner .

You can drive from Sibiu to Sebes in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in August, and nighttime lows around 57°F. On the 13th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Timisoara.

Things to do in Sebes

Nature Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trip

Fortress Câlnic
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Rapa Rosie ©
Rapa Rosie
Fortress Câlnic ©
Fortress Câlnic

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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. Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): appreciate the history behind Piaţa Victoriei, don't miss a visit to Piata Victoriei, then explore the world behind art at Timisoara Orthodox Cathedral, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Serbian Orthodox Episcopal Church, and finally make a trip to Unirii Square.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Timisoara sightseeing website .

Getting from Sebes to Timisoara by car takes about 3 hours. In August in Timisoara, expect temperatures between 86°F during the day and 62°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Hunedoara.

Things to do in Timisoara

Historic Sites
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Timisoara Orthodox Cathedral ©
Timisoara Orthodox Cathedral
Timisoara Historical Center ©
Timisoara Historical Center
Serbian Orthodox Episcopal Church ©
Serbian Orthodox Episcopal Church

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Hunedoara

Hunedoara ©
Hunedoara is a city in Hunedoara County, Transylvania, Romania. On the 15th (Thu), see the interesting displays at Muzeul Civilizatiei Dacice si Romane Deva, then take an in-depth tour of Expozitie Inedita: Ev Mediu. Tortura Si Executie, and then explore the historical opulence of Castelul Corvinilor.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Hunedoara trip planner .

Drive from Timisoara to Hunedoara in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 84°F, and evening lows to 60°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel to Obarsia Lotrului.

Things to do in Hunedoara

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Muzeul Civilizatiei Dacice si Romane Deva
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Castelul Corvinilor ©
Castelul Corvinilor

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Obarsia Lotrului

Obarsia Lotrului
For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Obarsia Lotrului tour builder website .

Drive from Hunedoara to Obarsia Lotrului in 2 hours. In August, daytime highs in Obarsia Lotrului are 83°F, while nighttime lows are 57°F. On the 15th (Thu), you're off toTargu Jiu.

Things to do in Obarsia Lotrului

Winter Sports Outdoors Parks
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Targu Jiu

Targu Jiu ©
Târgu Jiu is the capital of Gorj County in the Oltenia region of Romania. On the 16th (Fri), make a trip to The Gate of Kiss, then don't miss a visit to Table of Silence, and then make a trip to Endless Column.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Targu Jiu road trip planning site .

Drive from Obarsia Lotrului to Targu Jiu in 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Curtea de Arges.
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Endless Column ©
Endless Column
Table of Silence ©
Table of Silence
The Gate of Kiss ©
The Gate of Kiss

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Curtea de Arges

Curtea de Arges
Curtea de Argeș is a city in Romania on the right bank of the Argeş River, where it flows through a valley of the lower Carpathians (the Făgăraș Mountains), on the railway from Pitești to the Turnu Roșu Pass. For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Curtea de Arges trip itinerary builder .

Getting from Targu Jiu to Curtea de Arges by car takes about 2.5 hours. In August in Curtea de Arges, expect temperatures between 83°F during the day and 57°F at night. On the 16th (Fri), you're off toBrasov.

Things to do in Curtea de Arges

Parks Historic Sites Nature
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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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sinaia Monastery, explore the historical opulence of Peles Castle, then step into the grandiose world of Pelisor Castle, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Tampa. On the 18th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the galleries of Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle), don't miss a visit to Draper Bastion, then wander the streets of Brasov Historical Center, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Black Church (Biserica Neagra).

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Brasov online trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Curtea de Arges to Brasov in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Bucharest.

Things to do in Brasov

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Nature

Side Trips

Sinaia, Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle)
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Sinaia Monastery ©
Sinaia Monastery
Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle) ©
Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle)
Pelisor Castle ©
Pelisor Castle

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Bucharest

Bucharest ©
The booming city of Bucharest is a sophisticated metropolis with a high contrast of old- and new-world architecture.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): get a new perspective on nature at Grigore Antipa National Museum of Natural History and then get a sense of history and politics at Palace of Parliament.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Bucharest travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Brasov to Bucharest by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 88°F in August, and nighttime lows around 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Bucharest

Museums
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Palace of Parliament ©
Palace of Parliament

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