14 days in Romania Itinerary

14 days in Romania Itinerary

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14 days in Romania Itinerary

Start: Rome
Fly:  3​h
1
Cluj-Napoca
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Timisoara
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
3
Brasov
— 4 nights
Train:  2​h 30​min
4
Bucharest
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Rome

3
nights
Cluj-Napoca

Cluj-Napoca ©
The multicultural Cluj-Napoca is the capital of the historic region of Transylvania.
Explore Cluj-Napoca's surroundings by going to Szekelyko (in Rimetea), Muzeul de Istorie Turda (in Turda) and Coltesti Castle Ruins (in Coltesti). The adventure continues: hit the slopes at Muntele Mare, admire the natural beauty at Botanical Garden, take in the spiritual surroundings of Reformed Church of Cluj-Napoca, and get to know the fascinating history of Citadel of Alba Iulia.

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Rome, Italy to Cluj-Napoca is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Rome in February: high temperatures in Cluj-Napoca hover around 7°C and lows are around -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Timisoara.

Things to do in Cluj-Napoca

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Alba Iulia, Szekelyko, Coltesti Castle Ruins, Muzeul de Istorie Turda
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Muntele Mare ©
Muntele Mare
Citadel of Alba Iulia ©
Citadel of Alba Iulia
Coltesti Castle Ruins ©
Coltesti Castle Ruins

3
nights
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. Venture out of the city with trips to Arad (Biserica Rosie, Retro IT Museum, &more). There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Piata Victoriei, stop by La Cave a Vins, pause for some serene contemplation at Timisoara Orthodox Cathedral, and steep yourself in history at Serbian Orthodox Episcopal Church.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Timisoara trip maker.

Drive from Cluj-Napoca to Timisoara in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In February, daily temperatures in Timisoara can reach 10°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to drive to Brasov.

Things to do in Timisoara

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Arad
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Timisoara Orthodox Cathedral ©
Timisoara Orthodox Cathedral
Piata Victoriei ©
Piata Victoriei
Unirii Square ©
Unirii Square

4
nights
Brasov

Brasov ©
With the dramatic Carpathian Mountains as backdrop, Brasov is the largest city in a region of mountain resorts.
Venture out of the city with trips to Mountain Postavarul (in Poiana Brasov), Crucea Caraiman (in Busteni) and Peles Castle (in Sinaia). And it doesn't end there: browse the exhibits of Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle), take in the spiritual surroundings of Black Church (Biserica Neagra), browse the fresh offerings at Bacania lui Tomita romanian grocery, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Poiana Brasov.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Brasov sightseeing tool.

Traveling by car from Timisoara to Brasov takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Bucharest.

Things to do in Brasov

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Poiana Brasov, Bran, Predeal Monastery, Rasnov Citadel, Peles Castle
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Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle) ©
Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle)
Peles Castle ©
Peles Castle
Poiana Brasov ©
Poiana Brasov

3
nights
Bucharest

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, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get a sense of history and politics at Palace of Parliament, test your team's savvy at Gateway Virtual Reality Studio, admire the masterpieces at Peasant Museum (Muzeul Taranului Roman), and get to know the fascinating history of Old Town.

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

You can take a train from Brasov to Bucharest in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February in Bucharest, expect temperatures between 6°C during the day and -3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bucharest

Museums Parks Tours
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Palace of Parliament ©
Palace of Parliament
Walking tours

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