16 days in Northwest Romania Itinerary

16 days in Northwest Romania Itinerary

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16 days in Northwest Romania Itinerary

Start: Bucharest
shuttle + Fly:  3​h
1
Cluj-Napoca
— 4 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
2
Oradea
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Baia Mare
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Borsa
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h
End: Bucharest

4
nights
Cluj-Napoca

Cluj-Napoca ©
The multicultural Cluj-Napoca is the capital of the historic region of Transylvania.
Explore hidden gems such as National Ethnographic Park and Hoia-Baciu Project. Visit Hazsongard Cemetery and Dormition of the Theotokos Cathedral for their historical value. The adventure continues: stroll through TransyBike - Day Tours, buy something for everyone on your list at VIVO Cluj Napoca, take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Transylvanian History, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Museum Square.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Cluj-Napoca trip itinerary maker website .

Bucharest to Cluj-Napoca is an approximately 3-hour combination of shuttle and flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Bucharest in September, you will find days in Cluj-Napoca are little chillier (26°C), and nights are about the same (11°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Oradea.

Things to do in Cluj-Napoca

Parks Nature Outdoors
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TransyBike - Day Tours ©
TransyBike - Day Tours
National Ethnographic Park ©
National Ethnographic Park
Hazsongard Cemetery ©
Hazsongard Cemetery

4
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. Get some historical perspective at The Roman-Catholic Cathedral and Oradea Fortress. Discover out-of-the-way places like Ion C. Bratianu Park and Oradea City Hall. When in Oradea, make a side trip to see Peştera cu cristale din mina Farcu in Rosia, approximately 1h 25 min away. There's still lots to do: take some stellar pictures from Ciuperca Hill, admire the landmark architecture of Moon Church (Biserica cu Luna), cool off at Apollo-Felix Waterpark, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Oradea Zoo.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Oradea trip itinerary app .

Take a train from Cluj-Napoca to Oradea in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 14°C. On the 9th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Baia Mare.

Things to do in Oradea

Parks Theme Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Peştera cu cristale din mina Farcu
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Oradea Zoo ©
Oradea Zoo
The Roman-Catholic Cathedral ©
The Roman-Catholic Cathedral
Oradea Fortress ©
Oradea Fortress

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nights
Baia Mare

Baia Mare ©
Baia Mare is a municipality along the Săsar River, in northwestern Romania; it is the capital of Maramureș County. Wooden Churches of Maramures and Surdesti Wooden Church will appeal to history buffs. Mineralogy Museum and The Elie Wiesel Memorial House - The Museum of the Jewish Culture in Maramures are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get out of town with these interesting Baia Mare side-trips: Merry Cemetery (in Sapanta) and Icoana Cavnic (in Cavnic). There's much more to do: enjoy breathtaking views from Stephen's Tower, examine the collection at COMPLEXUL ASTRONOMIC BAIA MARE, and explore the world behind art at Baia Mare Ethnography and Folk Art Museum.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Baia Mare trip maker site .

Traveling by car from Oradea to Baia Mare takes 3.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Baia Mare are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Borsa.

Things to do in Baia Mare

Museums Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Merry Cemetery, Wooden Churches of Maramures, Icoana Cavnic, Surdesti Wooden Church, The Elie Wiesel Memorial House - The Museum of the Jewish Culture in Maramures
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Surdesti Wooden Church ©
Surdesti Wooden Church
Wooden Churches of Maramures ©
Wooden Churches of Maramures
Mineralogy Museum ©
Mineralogy Museum

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Borsa

Borsa ©
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Evangelical Church and The Wooden Churches of Maramures. Get in touch with nature at Horses Waterfall and Pietrosul Rodnei Peak. Get out of town with these interesting Borsa side-trips: Bistrita Monastery (in Bistrita) and Colibița (in Colibita).

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Borsa trip site .

You can drive from Baia Mare to Borsa in 2.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Borsa can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. On the 16th (Fri), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Borsa

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Bistrita Monastery, Evangelical Church, Colibița, The Wooden Churches of Maramures
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Pietrosul Rodnei Peak ©
Pietrosul Rodnei Peak
Bistrita Monastery ©
Bistrita Monastery
Colibița ©
Colibița

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