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 Muzeul ASTRA and Brukenthal National Museum. Popular historic sites such as Cetatea Alba Iulia and Turnul Sfatului (The Tower of the Council) are in your itinerary. Change things up with these side-trips from Sibiu: Catedrala Reintregirii Neamului (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 take in the spiritual surroundings of Lutheran Evangelical Cathedral & Tower.

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 Centrul Istoric Sighisoara and Saxon Church. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like The Fortified Church of Biertan and Fortified Church. Get out of town with these interesting Sighisoara side-trips: Izvoare (Ivo Wildlife Park & Icelandic Horses Riding Ranch) and Haaz Rezso Museum (in Odorheiu Secuiesc). There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Breite Ancient Oak Tree Reserve, examine the collection at Torture Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church on the Hill, and view the masterpieces at Art & Crafts.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Sighisoara day trip planning website.

You can drive from Sibiu to Sighisoara in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Sighisoara are 2°C, while nighttime lows are -4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to 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 Peasant Fortified Church at Prejmer. Get some historical perspective at Black Church (Biserica Neagra) and Rasnov Citadel. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Piaka Sfatului, stop by Barrique M, get to know the fascinating history of Rope Street - Strada Sforii, and take an in-depth tour of Prima Scoala Romaneasca.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Brasov trip itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Sighisoara to Brasov in 2 hours. Other options are to 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 · Outdoors · 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