21 days in Transylvania Itinerary

21 days in Transylvania Itinerary

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Timisoara
— 2 nights
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Oradea
— 3 nights
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Vartop
— 1 night
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Cluj-Napoca
— 4 nights
5
Sibiu
— 4 nights
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Sighisoara
— 2 nights
7
Brasov
— 4 nights

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2
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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. Bring the kids along to Piata Victoriei and Parcul Rozelor. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Unirii Square, pause for some serene contemplation at Timisoara Orthodox Cathedral, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Carpat Zoo, and have fun at Blue Line - The Shooting Range.

To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Timisoara trip maker tool.

Bucharest to Timisoara is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In March, daytime highs in Timisoara are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can go by car to Oradea.

Things to do in Timisoara

Parks · Fun & Games · Zoos & Aquariums
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Parcul Rozelor ©
Parcul Rozelor
Piata Victoriei ©
Piata Victoriei
Unirii Square ©
Unirii Square

3
nights
Oradea

Oradea ©
Oradea the capital city of Bihor County and Crișana region, is one of the important centers of economic, social and cultural development in the western part of Romania, retaining these characteristics throughout history. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Spas and Black Hawk (Vulturul Negru) Palace Arcade. When in Oradea, make a side trip to see Peştera cu cristale din mina Farcu in Rosia, approximately Rosia away. And it doesn't end there: admire the striking features of The Roman-Catholic Cathedral, explore the galleries of Darvas- La Roche House, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Neolog Synagogue Zion, and get to know the resident critters at Oradea Zoo.

Discover how to plan a Oradea trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Getting from Timisoara to Oradea by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. March in Oradea sees daily highs of 14°C and lows of 1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Vartop.

Things to do in Oradea

Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Parks

Side Trip

Peştera cu cristale din mina Farcu
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The Roman-Catholic Cathedral ©
The Roman-Catholic Cathedral
Apollo-Felix Waterpark ©
Apollo-Felix Waterpark
Oradea Zoo ©
Oradea Zoo

1
night
Vartop

Vartop ©
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): get in on the family fun at Apuseni Natural Park and then identify plant and animal life at Galbena Gorges.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Vartop route builder tool.

Getting from Oradea to Vartop by car takes about 2.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can travel to Cluj-Napoca.

Things to do in Vartop

Parks · Wildlife · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Galbena Gorges, Apuseni Natural Park
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Apuseni Natural Park ©
Apuseni Natural Park

4
nights
Cluj-Napoca

Cluj-Napoca ©
The multicultural Cluj-Napoca is the capital of the historic region of Transylvania.
Bring the kids along to La Gradina Zoo and Baile Figa. When in Cluj-Napoca, make a side trip to see Muzeul de Istorie Turda in Turda, approximately Turda away. There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at Botanical Garden, walk around Simion Bărnuțiu Central Park, look for all kinds of wild species at Cheile Turzii - Turda Gorge, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Cluj-Napoca trip planner.

Getting from Vartop to Cluj-Napoca by car takes about 3.5 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to drive to Sibiu.

Things to do in Cluj-Napoca

Parks · Tours · Beaches

Side Trips

Muzeul de Istorie Turda, La Gradina Zoo, Baile Figa
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Baile Figa ©
Baile Figa
Muzeul de Istorie Turda ©
Muzeul de Istorie Turda
Botanical Garden ©
Botanical Garden

4
nights
Sibiu

Sibiu ©
Reminiscent of the height of the bourgeoisie and retaining much of its medieval architecture, Sibiu is Romania's cultural gem.
Attractions like Big Square (Piata Mare) and ASTRA Museum make great kid-friendly stops. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sibiu: Hunedoara (Castelul Corvinilor & Expozitie Inedita: Ev Mediu. Tortura Si Executie) and Dinosaur Geopark (in Hateg). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Bridge of Lies, get curious at Muzeul de Istorie a Farmaciei, take in panoramic vistas at Turnul Sfatului (The Tower of the Council), and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Sibiu attractions website.

You can drive from Cluj-Napoca to Sibiu in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. March in Sibiu sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) to allow time to drive to Sighisoara.

Things to do in Sibiu

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums

Side Trips

Hunedoara, Dinosaur Geopark
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Castelul Corvinilor ©
Castelul Corvinilor
Big Square (Piata Mare) ©
Big Square (Piata Mare)
Zoological Gardens ©
Zoological Gardens

2
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Sighisoara

Sighisoara
As a World Heritage Site, Sighisoara is visited mostly for its fortified Old Town surrounded entirely by city walls.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): make a trip to Sighisoara Clock Tower, take in the exciting artwork at Art & Crafts, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Sighisoara Historic Center, and finally brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Pivnita lui Teo - Teo's Cellar. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church on the Hill, make a trip to Scara Acoperita-Covered Stairway, then steep yourself in history at The Fortified Church of Biertan, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Margaret Church.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Sighisoara trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Sibiu to Sighisoara takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 14°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to drive to Brasov.

Things to do in Sighisoara

Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries · Shopping

Side Trips

The Fortified Church of Biertan, St. Margaret Church
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Sighisoara Historic Center
Sighisoara Historic Center
Art & Crafts ©
Art & Crafts
Sighisoara Clock Tower ©
Sighisoara Clock Tower

4
nights
Brasov

Brasov ©
With the dramatic Carpathian Mountains as backdrop, Brasov is the largest city in a region of mountain resorts.
Bring the kids along to Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle) and Council Square. Change things up with these side-trips from Brasov: La Cabane Aux Images (in Moieciu de Sus) and Mountain Postavarul (in Poiana Brasov). There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Rasnov Citadel, take in the spiritual surroundings of Biserica Sfânta Adormire a Maicii Domnului, make a splash at Paradisul Acvatic, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Tampa.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Brasov attractions app.

Drive from Sighisoara to Brasov in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Brasov

Historic Sites · Parks · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Poiana Brasov, Rasnov, La Cabane Aux Images, Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle)
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Council Square ©
Council Square
Parc Aventura Brasov ©
Parc Aventura Brasov
Dino Parc ©
Dino Parc