7 days in Northwest Romania Itinerary

7 days in Northwest Romania Itinerary

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7 days in Northwest Romania Itinerary

Start: Iasi
1
Cluj-Napoca
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Sighetu Marmatiei
— 2 nights
+2
bus + taxi + Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Iasi

4
nights
Cluj-Napoca

Cluj-Napoca ©
The multicultural Cluj-Napoca is the capital of the historic region of Transylvania.
Change things up with a short trip to Salina Turda in Turda (about 40 minutes away). The adventure continues: walk around Simion Bărnuțiu Central Park, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Michael's Church, take in the dramatic natural features at Cetatuia Hill, and admire the masterpieces at Museum of Art.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Cluj-Napoca trip itinerary builder tool .

Iasi to Cluj-Napoca is an approximately 1.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Cluj-Napoca are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Sighetu Marmatiei.

Things to do in Cluj-Napoca

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

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

2
nights
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 29th (Fri): stroll the grounds of Merry Cemetery, then get engrossed in the history at Memorial of the Victims of Communism and of the Resistance, and then get engrossed in the history at The Elie Wiesel Memorial House - The Museum of the Jewish Culture in Maramures. On the 30th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at The Wooden Churches of Maramures, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barsana Monastery, and then take an in-depth tour of Sighet village museum.

To find reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Sighetu Marmatiei road trip site .

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 July in Sighetu Marmatiei, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sighetu Marmatiei

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

The Wooden Churches of Maramures, Merry Cemetery, Barsana Monastery
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Merry Cemetery ©
Merry Cemetery
Barsana Monastery ©
Barsana Monastery

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