4 days in Northwest Romania Itinerary

4 days in Northwest Romania Itinerary

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4 days in Northwest Romania Itinerary

Start: Bucharest
shuttle + Fly:  3​h
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
Sighetu Marmatiei
— 1 night
bus + taxi + Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Bucharest


Cluj-Napoca ©
The multicultural Cluj-Napoca is the capital of the historic region of Transylvania.
When in Cluj-Napoca, make a side trip to see Salina Turda in Turda, approximately 40 minutes away. There's still lots to do: stroll around Simion Bărnuțiu Central Park, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, pause for some photo ops at King Matthias Corvin Statue, and look for gifts at Oranjerie.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Cluj-Napoca holiday builder website .

Bucharest to Cluj-Napoca is an approximately 3-hour combination of shuttle and flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Bucharest, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Cluj-Napoca, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can go by car to Sighetu Marmatiei.

Things to do in Cluj-Napoca

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Salina Turda
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Simion Bărnuțiu Central Park ©
Simion Bărnuțiu Central Park
Salina Turda ©
Salina Turda
Botanical Garden ©
Botanical Garden

Sighetu Marmatiei

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. Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): stroll the grounds of Merry Cemetery, get engrossed in the history at Memorial of the Victims of Communism and of the Resistance, then take an in-depth tour of Sighet village museum, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Barsana Monastery.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Sighetu Marmatiei travel planner .

You can drive from Cluj-Napoca to Sighetu Marmatiei in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sighetu Marmatiei

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Barsana Monastery, Merry Cemetery
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Merry Cemetery ©
Merry Cemetery
Barsana Monastery ©
Barsana Monastery