6 days in Northwest Romania Itinerary

6 days in Northwest Romania Itinerary

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6 days in Northwest Romania Itinerary

Start: Timisoara
Drive:  4​h 15​min
1
Cluj-Napoca
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Sighetu Marmatiei
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 30​min
End: Timisoara

3
nights
Cluj-Napoca

Cluj-Napoca ©
The multicultural Cluj-Napoca is the capital of the historic region of Transylvania.
Step out of Cluj-Napoca to go to Turda and see Salina Turda, which is 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, take in the dramatic natural features at Cetatuia Hill, and pause for some photo ops at King Matthias Corvin Statue.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Cluj-Napoca route builder app .

Timisoara to Cluj-Napoca is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. You can also fly; or take a train. When traveling from Timisoara in December, plan for little chillier days in Cluj-Napoca, with highs around 2°C, while nights are about the same with lows around -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can go by car to Sighetu Marmatiei.

Things to do in Cluj-Napoca

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

1
night
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. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Barsana Monastery, get engrossed in the history at Memorial of the Victims of Communism and of the Resistance, then stroll the grounds of Merry Cemetery, and finally get engrossed in the history at The Elie Wiesel Memorial House - The Museum of the Jewish Culture in Maramures.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Sighetu Marmatiei tour itinerary builder .

Getting from Cluj-Napoca to Sighetu Marmatiei by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 2°C in January, and nighttime lows around -5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Sighetu Marmatiei

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

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

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