14 days in Central Romania Itinerary

14 days in Central Romania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Central Romania trip itinerary planner

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Sibiu
— 5 nights
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Sighisoara
— 4 nights
Drive
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Brasov
— 4 nights
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Sibiu

— 5 nights

Red Town

Reminiscent of the height of the bourgeoisie and retaining much of its medieval architecture, Sibiu is Romania's cultural gem.
Get some cultural insight at ASTRA Museum and Turnul Sfatului (The Tower of the Council). Popular historic sites such as Citadel of Alba Iulia and Lutheran Evangelical Cathedral & Tower are in your itinerary. Change things up with these side-trips from Sibiu: Catedrala Reintregirii Neamului (Coronation Cathedral) (in Alba Iulia), Scarisoara Ice Cave (in Garda de Sus) and Sebes Evangelical Lutheran Church (in Sebes). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Big Square (Piata Mare), explore the historical opulence of Coltesti Castle Ruins, pause for some serene contemplation at Biserica Evanghelică Fortificată, and see the interesting displays at Brukenthal National Museum.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Sibiu day trip planning website.

Durham, UK to Sibiu is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Durham to Sibiu due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Durham in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Sibiu, with lows of 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Sighisoara.

Things to do in Sibiu

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 30 — Dec 5:

Sighisoara

— 4 nights
As a World Heritage Site, Sighisoara is visited mostly for its fortified Old Town surrounded entirely by city walls.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Sighisoara Historic Center and Church on the Hill. Get some historical perspective at The Fortified Church of Biertan and Fortified Church. Get out of town with these interesting Sighisoara side-trips: Haaz Rezso Museum (in Odorheiu Secuiesc) and Izvoare (Ivo Wildlife Park & Icelandic Horses Riding Ranch). And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Breite Ancient Oak Tree Reserve, examine the collection at Art & Crafts, pause for some serene contemplation at Saxon Church, and don't miss a visit to Sighisoara Clock Tower.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Sighisoara day trip planning site.

Drive from Sibiu to Sighisoara in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Sighisoara can reach 2°C, while at night they dip to -4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can drive to Brasov.

Things to do in Sighisoara

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 5 — 9:

Brasov

— 4 nights
With the dramatic Carpathian Mountains as backdrop, Brasov is the largest city in a region of mountain resorts.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle) and Rasnov Citadel. Black Church (Biserica Neagra) and Rope Street - Strada Sforii will appeal to history buffs. There's lots more to do: make a trip to Council Square, make a splash at Paradisul Acvatic, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Tampa, and pause for some serene contemplation at Fortified Church of Harman.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Brasov route tool.

Getting from Sighisoara to Brasov by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Brasov

Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Parks · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 9 — 13:

Central Romania travel guide

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Castles · Landmarks · Historic Walking Areas