12 days in Romania Itinerary

12 days in Romania Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Bucharest
— 5 nights
2
Brasov
— 3 nights
3
Sighisoara
— 2 nights
4
Sibiu
— 1 night

5
nights
Bucharest

Bucharest ©
The booming city of Bucharest is a sophisticated metropolis with a high contrast of old- and new-world architecture.
You've added Peles Castle, Walking tours, Stavropoleos Monastery, and other attractions to your itinerary. Let the collections at Ceausescu Mansion and Museum of the National Bank of Romania capture your imagination. Get a sense of the local culture at Bucharest Municipal Museum and MARe/Muzeul de Arta Recenta. Step out of Bucharest with an excursion to Marea Sinagoga in Ploiesti--about 1h 10 min away. The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at Biserica Alba (White Church), don't miss a visit to Antim Monastery, shop like a local with Elite Art Gallery, and get lost in a book at Biblioteca Centrala Universitara.

For reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Bucharest trip planner.

Southend-on-Sea, UK to Bucharest is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Southend-on-Sea to Bucharest is 2 hours. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Southend-on-Sea in September: highs in Bucharest hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Brasov.

Things to do in Bucharest

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Autocross Arena, Peles Castle, Marea Sinagoga
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Peles Castle ©
Peles Castle
Ceausescu Mansion ©
Ceausescu Mansion
Stavropoleos Monastery ©
Stavropoleos Monastery

3
nights
Brasov

Brasov ©
With the dramatic Carpathian Mountains as backdrop, Brasov is the largest city in a region of mountain resorts.
On the 3rd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at George Enescu Memorial House, thenexamine the collection at Casino Sinaia, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sinaia Monastery.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Brasov trip maker site.

Traveling by car from Bucharest to Brasov takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. You will have some time to spend on the 5th (Mon) before leaving for Sighisoara.

Things to do in Brasov

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Sinaia, Villages with Fortified Churches, Fortified Church of Harman
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Sinaia Monastery ©
Sinaia Monastery
Fortified Church of Harman ©
Fortified Church of Harman
George Enescu Memorial House ©
George Enescu Memorial House

2
nights
Sighisoara

Sighisoara ©
As a World Heritage Site, Sighisoara is visited mostly for its fortified Old Town surrounded entirely by city walls.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): get to know the fascinating history of Sighisoara Historic Center. On the 6th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Fortified Evangelical Church of Cincsor, brush up on your military savvy at Weapon Museum, take in the exciting artwork at The Spoonman, thensnap pictures at Scara Acoperita-Covered Stairway, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Holy Trinity Church, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church on the Hill.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Sighisoara trip maker site.

Traveling by car from Brasov to Sighisoara takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in October, and nighttime lows around °C. You will have some time to spend on the 7th (Wed) before leaving for Sibiu.

Things to do in Sighisoara

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Fortified Evangelical Church of Cincsor
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Art & Crafts ©
Art & Crafts
Scara Acoperita-Covered Stairway ©
Scara Acoperita-Covered Stairway
Church on the Hill ©
Church on the Hill

1
night
Sibiu

Sibiu ©
Reminiscent of the height of the bourgeoisie and retaining much of its medieval architecture, Sibiu is Romania's cultural gem.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Wed): step into the grandiose world of Slimnic Citadel.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Sibiu day trip tool.

You can drive from Sighisoara to Sibiu in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sibiu

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Slimnic Citadel, Biserica Sfântul Mihail, Biserica Evanghelică Fortificată
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Biserica Evanghelică Fortificată ©
Biserica Evanghelică Fortificată
Turnul Sfatului (The Tower of the Council) ©
Biserica Sfântul Mihail ©
Biserica Sfântul Mihail

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