11 days in Romania Itinerary

11 days in Romania Itinerary

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11 days in Romania Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  6​h 15​min
1
Sibiu
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Sighisoara
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Cartisoara
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
4
Bran
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
5
Sinaia
— 1 night
Train:  1​h
6
Brasov
— 2 nights
+2
Shuttle + Foot + Fly:  8​h 30​min
End: London

2
nights
Sibiu

Sibiu ©
Reminiscent of the height of the bourgeoisie and retaining much of its medieval architecture, Sibiu is Romania's cultural gem.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Emil Sigerus Museum of Saxon Ethnography and Folk Art, take a stroll through Old Town, and then get to know the fascinating history of Citadel of Alba Iulia. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at ASTRA Museum, don't miss a visit to Big Square (Piata Mare), then identify plant and animal life at Expo Reptile Vii, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Turnul Sfatului (The Tower of the Council).

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Sibiu trip itinerary planning app .

London, UK to Sibiu is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus; or drive. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Sibiu due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from London in October since evenings lows in Sibiu dip to 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can drive to Sighisoara.

Things to do in Sibiu

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Citadel of Alba Iulia
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Citadel of Alba Iulia ©
Citadel of Alba Iulia
Big Square (Piata Mare) ©
Big Square (Piata Mare)
ASTRA Museum ©
ASTRA Museum

1
night
Sighisoara

Sighisoara
As a World Heritage Site, Sighisoara is visited mostly for its fortified Old Town surrounded entirely by city walls.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): appreciate the extensive heritage of Sighisoara Historic Center, go for a walk through Scara Acoperita-Covered Stairway, shop like a local with Art & Crafts, then view the masterpieces at The Spoonman, and finally make a trip to Torre do Relogio.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Sighisoara road trip planner.

You can drive from Sibiu to Sighisoara in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In October in Sighisoara, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to travel to Cartisoara.

Things to do in Sighisoara

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Sighisoara Historic Center
Sighisoara Historic Center
Sighisoara Clock Tower ©
Sighisoara Clock Tower
Art & Crafts ©
Art & Crafts

1
night
Cartisoara

Cartisoara ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Balea Glacier Lake. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): make a trip to Carta Monastery, then make a trip to Castelul de Lut Valea Zanelor, and then explore the activities along Balea Glacier Lake.

For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Cartisoara road trip planner .

Traveling by car from Sighisoara to Cartisoara takes 2 hours. October in Cartisoara sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Bran.

Things to do in Cartisoara

Parks Nature

Side Trips

Balea Glacier Lake, Carta Monastery, Castelul de Lut Valea Zanelor
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Balea Glacier Lake ©
Balea Glacier Lake
Carta Monastery ©
Carta Monastery
Castelul de Lut Valea Zanelor ©
Castelul de Lut Valea Zanelor

2
nights
Bran

Bran ©
Bran is a commune in Brașov County, Romania. You've now added Transfagarasan Highway to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): cruise along Transfagarasan Highway, step into the grandiose world of Rasnov Citadel, and then step into the grandiose world of Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle).

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Bran tour planning app .

Drive from Cartisoara to Bran in 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Sinaia.

Things to do in Bran

Historic Sites Outdoors Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Transfagarasan Highway, Rasnov Citadel
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Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle) ©
Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle)
Transfagarasan Highway ©
Transfagarasan Highway
Rasnov Citadel ©
Rasnov Citadel

1
night
Sinaia

Sinaia ©
Named after the monastery around which it was built, Sinaia is a mountain resort and popular holiday destination for Romanians and foreigners alike.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): explore the historical opulence of Peles Castle, then explore the historical opulence of Cantacuzino Castle, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cabana Babele. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of George Enescu Memorial House, then explore the historical opulence of Pelisor Castle, then don't miss a visit to Manastirea Caraiman, and finally make a trip to Crucea Caraiman.

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You can drive from Bran to Sinaia in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Brasov.

Things to do in Sinaia

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Busteni
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Peles Castle ©
Peles Castle
Pelisor Castle ©
Pelisor Castle
Cabana Babele ©
Cabana Babele

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nights
Brasov

Brasov ©
With the dramatic Carpathian Mountains as backdrop, Brasov is the largest city in a region of mountain resorts.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Tampa, then don't miss a visit to Council Square, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Black Church (Biserica Neagra). Keep things going the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of Brasov Historical Center, then steep yourself in history at Draper Bastion, and then hit the slopes at Poiana Brasov.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Brasov road trip site .

Getting from Sinaia to Brasov by train takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Brasov

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trip

Poiana Brasov
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Council Square ©
Council Square
Black Church (Biserica Neagra) ©
Black Church (Biserica Neagra)
Mount Tampa ©
Mount Tampa

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