9 days in Northwest Romania Itinerary

9 days in Northwest Romania Itinerary

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9 days in Northwest Romania Itinerary

Start: Jerusalem
Drive + Fly:  7​h
1
Cluj-Napoca
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Baia Mare
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Sighetu Marmatiei
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  10​h
End: Jerusalem

5
nights
Cluj-Napoca

Cluj-Napoca ©
The multicultural Cluj-Napoca is the capital of the historic region of Transylvania.
Go for a jaunt from Cluj-Napoca to Turda to see Salina Turda about 40 minutes away. There's still lots to do: stroll around Simion Bărnuțiu Central Park, get to know the fascinating history of Museum Square, hike along TransyBike - Day Tours, and pause for some photo ops at King Matthias Corvin Statue.

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

Jerusalem, Israel to Cluj-Napoca is an approximately 7-hour combination of car and flight. In July, daytime highs in Cluj-Napoca are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can go by car to Baia Mare.

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

1
night
Baia Mare

Baia Mare ©
Baia Mare is a municipality along the Săsar River, in northwestern Romania; it is the capital of Maramureș County. On the 29th (Fri), examine the collection at Mineralogy Museum, contemplate the long history of Surdesti Wooden Church, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wooden Churches of Maramures, then see the interesting displays at COMPLEXUL ASTRONOMIC BAIA MARE, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Stephen's Tower.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Baia Mare tour site .

You can drive from Cluj-Napoca to Baia Mare in 2.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Baia Mare can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can go by car to Sighetu Marmatiei.

Things to do in Baia Mare

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Wooden Churches of Maramures, Surdesti Wooden Church
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COMPLEXUL ASTRONOMIC BAIA MARE ©
COMPLEXUL ASTRONOMIC BAIA MARE
Stephen's Tower ©
Stephen's Tower
Mineralogy Museum ©
Mineralogy Museum

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. Start off your visit on the 30th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at The Elie Wiesel Memorial House - The Museum of the Jewish Culture in Maramures, explore the different monuments and memorials at Merry Cemetery, then take an in-depth tour of Memorial of the Victims of Communism and of the Resistance, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Barsana Monastery.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Sighetu Marmatiei visit planning website .

Drive from Baia Mare to Sighetu Marmatiei in 1.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Sighetu Marmatiei can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) 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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