35 days in Romania Itinerary

35 days in Romania Itinerary

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Fly to Bucharest Otopeni, Shuttle to Sinaia
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Sinaia
— 2 nights
Drive
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Brasov
— 4 nights
Drive
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Curtea de Arges
— 2 nights
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Sibiu
— 3 nights
Drive
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Sighisoara
— 1 night
Drive
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Timisoara
— 1 night
Drive
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Oradea
— 2 nights
Drive
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Cluj-Napoca
— 3 nights
Drive
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Sighetu Marmatiei
— 2 nights
Drive
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Baia Mare
— 2 nights
Drive to Cluj-Napoca International Airport, Fly to Iaşi Airport
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Iasi
— 2 nights
Drive
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Tulcea
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bucharest
— 6 nights
Fly

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Sinaia

Pearl Of The Carpathians

Named after the monastery around which it was built, Sinaia is a mountain resort and popular holiday destination for Romanians and foreigners alike.
Step out of the city life by going to Neagra Bison Reservation and Bucegi Plateau. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Cantacuzino Castle and Muzeul judetean de stiintele naturii prahova. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sinaia: Ploiesti (The Clock Museum, Ion Luca Caragiale Museum, &more), Targoviste (Princely Court, Chindiei Tower (Sunset Tower), &more) and Iulia Hasdeu Castle (in Campina). There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ialomicioara Monastery and Cave, explore the fascinating underground world of Lalomita Cave, do a tasting at Pensiunea Rhein, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Predeal Monastery.

To see ratings and other tourist information, read Sinaia trip planner.

Ahmedabad, India to Sinaia is an approximately 17-hour combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is minus 3.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can drive to Brasov.

Things to do in Sinaia

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Historic Sites

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Stancile Franz Joseph ©
Geologic Formation
Stancile Franz Joseph
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Iulia Hasdeu Castle ©
Specialty Museum
Iulia Hasdeu Castle
3.9

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Brasov

With the dramatic Carpathian Mountains as backdrop, Brasov is the largest city in a region of mountain resorts.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Icelandic Horses Riding Ranch as well as Ivo Wildlife Park. Museum-lovers will get to explore Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle) and La Cabane Aux Images. Take a break from the city and head to Libearty Bear Sanctuary Zarnesti and Piatra Craiului. Get out of town with these interesting Brasov side-trips: La Prapastii Zarnesti (in Zarnesti), Cascada Putnei (in Lepsa) and Museum Medieval Bran (in Bran). The adventure continues: get your game on at Dino Parc, contemplate the long history of Peasant Fortified Church at Prejmer, appreciate the extensive heritage of Rope Street - Strada Sforii, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Fortified Church of Harman.

To see maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Brasov online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Sinaia to Brasov takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can drive to Curtea de Arges.

Things to do in Brasov

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

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2
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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. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Princely Church of St Nicholas, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mănăstirea Curtea de Argeș, get outside with Transfagarasan Highway, admire the engineering at Vidraru Dam, then examine the collection at The Museum of Transylvanian Life, and finally get impressive views of Racos Volcano.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Curtea de Arges trip itinerary builder site.

Drive from Brasov to Curtea de Arges in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. May in Curtea de Arges sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can go by car to Sibiu.

Things to do in Curtea de Arges

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

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Racos Volcano ©
Volcano
Racos Volcano
4.7
Transfagarasan Highway ©
Scenic Drive
Transfagarasan Highway
4.7

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Sibiu

Red Town

Reminiscent of the height of the bourgeoisie and retaining much of its medieval architecture, Sibiu is Romania's cultural gem.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Citadel of Alba Iulia and ASTRA Museum. Popular historic sites such as Old Town and Roman Castrum Ruins are in your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sibiu: Fortress Câlnic (in Calnic), Rapa Rosie (in Sebes) and Aventura Parc Dragus (in Dragus). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Brukenthal National Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Biserica Sfântul Sevastius, steep yourself in history at Traseul Celor Trei Fortificatii, and explore the historical opulence of Slimnic Citadel.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Sibiu attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Curtea de Arges to Sibiu takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to drive to Sighisoara.

Things to do in Sibiu

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Old Town ©
Historic Walking Area
Old Town
4.8
ASTRA Museum ©
Specialty Museum
ASTRA Museum
4.5

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Sighisoara

As a World Heritage Site, Sighisoara is visited mostly for its fortified Old Town surrounded entirely by city walls.
On the 6th (Wed), pause for some serene contemplation at Saxon Church, contemplate the long history of Scara Acoperita-Covered Stairway, look for all kinds of wild species at Breite Ancient Oak Tree Reserve, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Biserica Manastirii, then view the masterpieces at The Spoonman, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Art & Crafts.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Sighisoara holiday site.

Getting from Sibiu to Sighisoara by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In May in Sighisoara, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 10°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Timisoara.

Things to do in Sighisoara

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Wildlife

Side Trip

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Art & Crafts ©
Must see
Art & Crafts
4.8
Scara Acoperita-Covered Stairway ©
Scenic Walking Area
Scara Acoperita-Covered Stairway
4.1

1
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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 7th (Thu): contemplate the waterfront views at Malul Muresului, cozy up to a beverage at Cramele Recas, walk around Dendrological Park, examine the collection at Banat Village Museum, then step into the grandiose world of Bastionul Theresia, and finally steep yourself in history at Serbian Orthodox Episcopal Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: head outdoors with Strandul Sun Beach, head outdoors with Helios Sport Club, don't miss a visit to Unirii Square, then don't miss a visit to Bruck House, then make a trip to Piata Victoriei, and finally walk around Central Park.

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Timisoara day trip website.

Traveling by car from Sighisoara to Timisoara takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. In May, daily temperatures in Timisoara can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can go by car to Oradea.

Things to do in Timisoara

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

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2
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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. Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of The Roman-Catholic Cathedral, explore the historical opulence of Oradea Fortress, take in the spiritual surroundings of The Holy Cross Monastery, then get engrossed in the history at Ady Endre Memorial Museum, then admire the landmark architecture of Darvas- La Roche House, and finally examine the collection at Memorial House of Iosif Vulcan. On the next day, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Moon Church (Biserica cu Luna), then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Neolog Synagogue Zion, then explore the world behind art at Aurel Lazar Memorial House, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Biserica de lemn din Brusturi.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Oradea trip itinerary planning website.

Getting from Timisoara to Oradea by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Oradea are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Cluj-Napoca.

Things to do in Oradea

Historic Sites · Museums · Spas · Parks

Side Trip

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The Holy Cross Monastery ©
Religious Site
The Holy Cross Monastery
4.5
The Neolog Synagogue Zion ©
Religious Site
The Neolog Synagogue Zion
4.8

3
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Cluj-Napoca

Treasure City

The multicultural Cluj-Napoca is the capital of the historic region of Transylvania.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Cheile Turzii - Turda Gorge, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sic Calvinist Reformed Church, appreciate the extensive heritage of Museum Square, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Franciscan Church, then take in the dramatic scenery at Bridal Veil Falls, and finally stroll the grounds of Hazsongard Cemetery. On the 12th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Poarta de su' Feleac, identify plant and animal life at Moara de Vant, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then visit Avenue of Heroes in Cluj-Napoca, then learn about winemaking at Crama Noastra, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Michael's Church.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Cluj-Napoca trip itinerary app.

You can drive from Oradea to Cluj-Napoca in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Cluj-Napoca are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to drive to Sighetu Marmatiei.

Things to do in Cluj-Napoca

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

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2
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Sighetu Marmatiei

Sighetu Marmației, until 1964 Sighet, is a city in Maramureș County near the Iza River, in northwestern Romania.GeographySighetu Marmației is situated along the Tisa river on the border with Ukraine, across from the Ukrainian town of Solotvyno. On the 13th (Wed), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Poienile Izei Church of Saint Parascheva, get engrossed in the history at Ethnological Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Wooden Churches of Maramures, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barsana Monastery, then get engrossed in the history at Memorial of the Victims of Communism and of the Resistance, and finally stroll the grounds of Cimitirul Saracilor. Keep things going the next day: stroll the grounds of Merry Cemetery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sapanta-Peri Monastery, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Holy Paraskeva, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Nicholas Church in Budesti Josani, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Presentation of the Virgin at the Temple.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Sighetu Marmatiei road trip planning website.

Drive from Cluj-Napoca to Sighetu Marmatiei in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. May in Sighetu Marmatiei sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Baia Mare.

Things to do in Sighetu Marmatiei

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

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Baia Mare

Baia Mare is a municipality along the Săsar River, in northwestern Romania; it is the capital of Maramureș County. Museum-lovers will get to explore COMPLEXUL ASTRONOMIC BAIA MARE and Mineralogy Museum. Explore hidden gems such as Surdesti Wooden Church and Teleki kastely. Get out of town with these interesting Baia Mare side-trips: Icoana Cavnic (in Cavnic), The Museum of Ethnography and History (in Viseu de Sus) and Church of the Holy Archangels (in Rogoz). The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Central Baia Mare Art Museum, contemplate the waterfront views at Lacul Albastru (The Blue Lake), enjoy breathtaking views from Stephen's Tower, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wooden Churches of Maramures.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Baia Mare online tour itinerary maker.

Drive from Sighetu Marmatiei to Baia Mare in 1.5 hours. In May in Baia Mare, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Iasi.

Things to do in Baia Mare

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Winter Sports

Side Trips

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Surdesti Wooden Church ©
Historic Site
Surdesti Wooden Church
4.8
Mineralogy Museum ©
Specialty Museum
Mineralogy Museum
4.7

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Iasi

On the 18th (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of Hadambu Monastery, pause for some serene contemplation at Monastery of the Three Holy Hierarchs, step into the grandiose world of Casa Vasile Pogor, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Banu Church of Iasi, then take a stroll through Iasi Historical Town, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sinagoga Mare din Iasi. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at Barnovschi Church, step into the grandiose world of Palace of Culture, view the masterpieces at Art Georgies - Gallery, Tea&Coffee, then admire the masterpieces at Metropolitan Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Metropolitan Cathedral, and finally get engrossed in the history at Muzeul Universitatii Alexandru Ioan Cuza.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Iasi tour website.

Explore your travel options from Baia Mare to Iasi with the Route module. In May, daytime highs in Iasi are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can go by car to Tulcea.

Things to do in Iasi

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trip

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Palace of Culture ©
Must see
Palace of Culture
4.7
Hadambu Monastery ©
Religious Site
Hadambu Monastery
4.4

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Tulcea

Tulcea is a city in Dobrogea, Romania. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): make a trip to Danube Delta Biosphere Reserve, admire the masterpieces at Tulcea Art Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Celic Dere Monastery, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saon Monastery, then take an in-depth tour of Museum of History and Archaeology, and finally explore the world behind art at Muzeul de Etnografie Si Arta Populara - Tulcea / Ethnographic and Folk Art Museum - Tulcea.

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

You can drive from Iasi to Tulcea in 7 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Tulcea can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can go by car to Bucharest.

Things to do in Tulcea

Museums · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trip

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Bucharest

The booming city of Bucharest is a sophisticated metropolis with a high contrast of old- and new-world architecture.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Muzeul National al Satului "Dimitrie Gusti" and Cotroceni Palace (Palatul Cotroceni). Kids will enjoy Patriarchal Cathedral and Biserica Sfantul Anton - Curtea Veche. Venture out of the city with trips to Comana Nature Park (in Comana), Edenland Park (in Balotesti) and Mogosoaia (Mogosoaia Palace & St.George's Church). And it doesn't end there: stop by Lipscani, see the interesting displays at Museum of Senses Bucharest, ponder the world of politics at Palace of Parliament, and admire the masterpieces at The National Museum of Art of Romania.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Bucharest online trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Tulcea to Bucharest by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in May, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bucharest

Historic Sites · Tours · Wineries · Museums

Side Trips

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Walking tours
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Mogosoaia Palace ©
Architectural Building
Mogosoaia Palace
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