5 days in Northwest Romania Itinerary

5 days in Northwest Romania Itinerary

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5 days in Northwest Romania Itinerary

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

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Cluj-Napoca

Cluj-Napoca ©
The multicultural Cluj-Napoca is the capital of the historic region of Transylvania.
Take a break from Cluj-Napoca with a short trip to Salina Turda in Turda, about 40 minutes away. There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Cheile Turzii - Turda Gorge, get outside with Panic Room, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and take a spin around town with TransyBike - Day Tours.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Cluj-Napoca trip planner.

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 July, you will find days in Cluj-Napoca are a bit cooler (32°C), and nights are about the same (16°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Sighetu Marmatiei.

Things to do in Cluj-Napoca

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Salina Turda
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Cheile Turzii - Turda Gorge ©
Cheile Turzii - Turda Gorge
Room Escape Games
Cetatuia Hill ©
Cetatuia Hill

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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 31st (Sun): get engrossed in the history at The Elie Wiesel Memorial House - The Museum of the Jewish Culture in Maramures, then stroll the grounds of Merry Cemetery, then take an in-depth tour of Memorial of the Victims of Communism and of the Resistance, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barsana Monastery.

For traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Sighetu Marmatiei journey planner .

Getting from Cluj-Napoca to Sighetu Marmatiei by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Sighetu Marmatiei are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough 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

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