35 days in Romania Itinerary

35 days in Romania Itinerary

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35 days in Romania Itinerary

Start: Prague
+2
Fly + Foot + Train:  7 h 30 min
1
Cluj-Napoca
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Baia Mare
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
3
Oradea
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Timisoara
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
5
Hunedoara
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
6
Sibiu
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
7
Sighisoara
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
8
Brasov
— 5 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
9
Bucharest
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
End: Prague

4
nights
Cluj-Napoca

Cluj-Napoca ©
The multicultural Cluj-Napoca is the capital of the historic region of Transylvania.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cluj-Napoca: Muzeul de Istorie Turda (in Turda), Coltesti Castle Ruins (in Coltesti) and Szekelyko (in Rimetea). There's still lots to do: fly down the slopes at Muntele Mare, hike along TransyBike - Day Tours, take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Garden, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Reformed Church of Cluj-Napoca.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Cluj-Napoca road trip website .

Prague, Czech Republic to Cluj-Napoca is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In February in Cluj-Napoca, expect temperatures between 7°C during the day and -1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Baia Mare.

Things to do in Cluj-Napoca

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Ramet Monastery, Szekelyko, Apuseni Natural Park, Muzeul de Istorie Turda, Coltesti Castle Ruins
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Muntele Mare ©
Muntele Mare
Apuseni Natural Park ©
Apuseni Natural Park
Coltesti Castle Ruins ©
Coltesti Castle Ruins

3
nights
Baia Mare

Baia Mare ©
Baia Mare is a municipality along the Săsar River, in northwestern Romania; it is the capital of Maramureș County. Explore Baia Mare's surroundings by going to Church of the Holy Archangels (in Rogoz), Icoana Cavnic (in Cavnic) and Church of the Presentation of the Virgin at the Temple (in Barsana). The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Wooden Churches of Maramures, enjoy breathtaking views from Stephen's Tower, stroll around Satu Mare Central Park, and examine the collection at Mineralogy Museum.

To see traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Baia Mare trip site .

Drive from Cluj-Napoca to Baia Mare in 2.5 hours. In February, daytime highs in Baia Mare are 7°C, while nighttime lows are -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Oradea.

Things to do in Baia Mare

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Icoana Cavnic, Church of the Presentation of the Virgin at the Temple, Satu Mare Central Park, Surdesti Wooden Church, Wooden Churches of Maramures
Find places to stay Feb 13 — 16:
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Wooden Churches of Maramures ©
Wooden Churches of Maramures
Icoana Cavnic ©
Icoana Cavnic
Church of the Holy Archangels ©
Church of the Holy Archangels

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. Change things up with a short trip to Peştera cu cristale din mina Farcu in Rosia (about 1h 25 min away). There's much more to do: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, admire the landmark architecture of Black Hawk (Vulturul Negru) Palace Arcade, take in the spiritual surroundings of The Roman-Catholic Cathedral, and make a trip to The Holy Cross Monastery.

To find out how to plan a trip to Oradea, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Baia Mare to Oradea takes 3.5 hours. February in Oradea sees daily highs of 7°C and lows of -1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to drive to Timisoara.

Things to do in Oradea

Historic Sites Parks Spas

Side Trips

Lacul cu nufer, Peştera cu cristale din mina Farcu
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The Roman-Catholic Cathedral ©
The Roman-Catholic Cathedral
Spas
Military Museum ©
Military Museum

4
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. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Timisoara: Arad (Biserica Rosie, Retro IT Museum, &more). There's much more to do: make a trip to Piata Victoriei, steep yourself in history at Timisoara Historical Center, admire the striking features of The Palace of the Serbian Episcopacy, and have some family-friendly fun at One Move.

To see where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Timisoara online tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Oradea to Timisoara takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In February in Timisoara, expect temperatures between 10°C during the day and 0°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Hunedoara.

Things to do in Timisoara

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games

Side Trip

Arad
Find places to stay Feb 19 — 23:
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Timisoara Orthodox Cathedral ©
Timisoara Orthodox Cathedral
Piata Victoriei ©
Piata Victoriei
Unirii Square ©
Unirii Square

3
nights
Hunedoara

Hunedoara ©
Hunedoara is a city in Hunedoara County, Transylvania, Romania. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hunedoara: Pestera Bolii (in Petrosani), Densus Church (in Densus) and Colt Citadel (in Suseni). There's lots more to do: explore the historical opulence of Castelul Corvinilor, explore the ancient world of Ulpia Traiana Sarmizegetusa, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parcul National Retezat, and get engrossed in the history at Expozitie Inedita: Ev Mediu. Tortura Si Executie.

To find topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Hunedoara driving holiday planner.

Getting from Timisoara to Hunedoara by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In February, plan for daily highs up to 10°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Sibiu.

Things to do in Hunedoara

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Colt Citadel, Parcul National Retezat, Ulpia Traiana Sarmizegetusa, Pestera Bolii, Densus Church
Find places to stay Feb 23 — 26:
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Muntele Mic ©
Muntele Mic
Castelul Corvinilor ©
Castelul Corvinilor
Densus Church ©
Densus Church

4
nights
Sibiu

Sibiu ©
Reminiscent of the height of the bourgeoisie and retaining much of its medieval architecture, Sibiu is Romania's cultural gem.
Get out of town with these interesting Sibiu side-trips: Fagaras Mountains (in Sambata de Sus), Citadel of Alba Iulia (in Alba Iulia) and Moldoveanu Peak (in Fagaras). There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Big Square (Piata Mare), look for all kinds of wild species at Expo Reptile Vii, admire the striking features of Biserica fortificata din Cristian, and delve into the distant past at Turnul Pielarilor.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Sibiu journey planner.

Getting from Hunedoara to Sibiu by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Hunedoara in February, plan for a bit cooler nights in Sibiu, with lows around -4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Sighisoara.

Things to do in Sibiu

Historic Sites Tours Parks

Side Trips

Biserica fortificata din Cristian, Fagaras Mountains, Moldoveanu Peak, Telescaun Paltinis, Citadel of Alba Iulia
Find places to stay Feb 26 — Mar 1:
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Citadel of Alba Iulia ©
Citadel of Alba Iulia
Moldoveanu Peak ©
Moldoveanu Peak
Big Square (Piata Mare) ©
Big Square (Piata Mare)

4
nights
Sighisoara

Sighisoara ©
As a World Heritage Site, Sighisoara is visited mostly for its fortified Old Town surrounded entirely by city walls.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sighisoara: Darjiu Fortified Church (in Darjiu), Fortified Church (in Alma Vii) and Odorheiu Secuiesc (in Odorheiu Secuiesc). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Balea Glacier Lake, examine the collection at Petry Museum and Workshop, don't miss a visit to Scara Acoperita-Covered Stairway, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Sighisoara Historic Center.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Sighisoara trip planning tool .

You can drive from Sibiu to Sighisoara in 2 hours. Another option is to take a train. In March, plan for daily highs up to 14°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can drive to Brasov.

Things to do in Sighisoara

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Targu Mures, Darjiu Fortified Church, Odorheiu Secuiesc, Balea Glacier Lake, Fortified Church
Find places to stay Mar 1 — 5:
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Art & Crafts ©
Art & Crafts
Balea Glacier Lake ©
Balea Glacier Lake
Sighisoara Historic Center
Sighisoara Historic Center

5
nights
Brasov

Brasov ©
With the dramatic Carpathian Mountains as backdrop, Brasov is the largest city in a region of mountain resorts.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Brasov: Peles Castle (in Sinaia), Mountain Postavarul (in Poiana Brasov) and Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle) (in Bran). There's still lots to do: fly down the slopes at Poiana Brasov, don't miss a visit to Council Square, explore the landscape on two wheels at Season Hill, and try your luck at Seven Inn Poker Club.

Make your Brasov itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Getting from Sighisoara to Brasov by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Bucharest.

Things to do in Brasov

Parks Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trips

Poiana Brasov, Crucea Caraiman, Bunloc, Predeal Monastery, Peles Castle
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Poiana Brasov ©
Poiana Brasov
Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle) ©
Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle)
Peles Castle ©
Peles Castle

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nights
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: admire the landmark architecture of Muzeul National al Satului "Dimitrie Gusti", get your game on at Gateway Virtual Reality Studio, walk around Herăstrău Park, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To see topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Bucharest trip itinerary planning app .

Traveling by train from Brasov to Bucharest takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Bucharest are 14°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bucharest

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Dacian Fortresses of the Orastie Mountains
Find places to stay Mar 10 — 14:
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Walking tours
Stavropoleos Monastery ©
Stavropoleos Monastery

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