15 days in Transylvania Itinerary

15 days in Transylvania Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Cluj-Napoca
— 3 nights
2
Sighisoara
— 2 nights
3
Brasov
— 3 nights
4
Sibiu
— 3 nights
5
Hunedoara
— 1 night
6
Timisoara
— 2 nights

3
nights
Cluj-Napoca

Cluj-Napoca ©
The multicultural Cluj-Napoca is the capital of the historic region of Transylvania.
Cluj-Napoca is known for parks, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Garden, gain insight at Babes Bolyai University, stroll around Simion Bărnuțiu Central Park, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Michael's Church.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Cluj-Napoca online travel route planner.

London, UK to Cluj-Napoca is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Cluj-Napoca. When traveling from London in August, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Cluj-Napoca: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Sighisoara.

Things to do in Cluj-Napoca

Parks Tours Museums
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Botanical Garden ©
Botanical Garden
Cheile Turzii - Turda Gorge ©
Cheile Turzii - Turda Gorge
Walking tours

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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 12th (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Church on the Hill, get to know the fascinating history of Sighisoara Historic Center, thentake in the views from Scara Acoperita-Covered Stairway, thentake in the exciting artwork at Art & Crafts, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Turnul Cismarilor. On the next day, don't miss a visit to Sighisoara Clock Tower, thentake in the exciting artwork at The Spoonman, thenget engrossed in the history at The History Museum, and finally steep yourself in history at The Fortified Church of Biertan.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Sighisoara travel itinerary planner.

Drive from Cluj-Napoca to Sighisoara in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Sighisoara are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can go by car to Brasov.

Things to do in Sighisoara

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

The Fortified Church of Biertan
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Sighisoara Historic Center
Sighisoara Historic Center
Sighisoara Clock Tower ©
Sighisoara Clock Tower
Art & Crafts ©
Art & Crafts

3
nights
Brasov

Brasov ©
With the dramatic Carpathian Mountains as backdrop, Brasov is the largest city in a region of mountain resorts.
When in Brasov, make a side trip to see Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle) in Bran, approximately Bran away. The adventure continues: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Tampa, stroll through Poiana Brasov, take in the spiritual surroundings of Black Church (Biserica Neagra), and get in on the family fun at Parc Aventura Brasov.

For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Brasov trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Sighisoara to Brasov takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can drive to Sibiu.

Things to do in Brasov

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle), Poiana Brasov, Rasnov Citadel, Canionul Șapte Scări
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Council Square ©
Council Square
Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle) ©
Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle)
Mount Tampa ©
Mount Tampa

3
nights
Sibiu

Sibiu ©
Reminiscent of the height of the bourgeoisie and retaining much of its medieval architecture, Sibiu is Romania's cultural gem.
When in Sibiu, make a side trip to see Citadel of Alba Iulia in Alba Iulia, approximately Alba Iulia away. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Big Square (Piata Mare), take a stroll through Old Town, take in the views from Bridge of Lies, and examine the collection at ASTRA Museum.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Sibiu trip planner.

Traveling by car from Brasov to Sibiu takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Hunedoara.

Things to do in Sibiu

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

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
Hunedoara

Hunedoara ©
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): step into the grandiose world of Castelul Corvinilor, take an in-depth tour of Expozitie Inedita: Ev Mediu. Tortura Si Executie, thenexplore the historical opulence of Fortress of Deva, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Arboretumul Simeria.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Hunedoara trip itinerary maker website.

Getting from Sibiu to Hunedoara by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. In August in Hunedoara, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Timisoara.

Things to do in Hunedoara

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Arboretumul Simeria, Fortress of Deva
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Castelul Corvinilor ©
Castelul Corvinilor
Fortress of Deva ©
Fortress of Deva

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Timisoara

Timisoara ©
Timișoara is the capital city of Timiș County, and the main social, economic and cultural centre in western Romania.The third most populous city in the country, with 319,279 inhabitants as of the 2011 census, Timișoara is the informal capital city of the historical region of Banat. On the 21st (Fri), pause for some photo ops at Timisoara Historical Center, pause for some serene contemplation at Timisoara Orthodox Cathedral, thendon't miss a visit to Piata Victoriei, and finally enjoy some diversion at Blue Line - The Shooting Range. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat): take in nature's colorful creations at Parcul Rozelor, make a trip to Unirii Square, and then make a trip to The Palace of the Serbian Episcopacy.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Timisoara trip planner.

Traveling by car from Hunedoara to Timisoara takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. August in Timisoara sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Timisoara

Historic Sites Parks Fun & Games
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Timisoara Orthodox Cathedral ©
Timisoara Orthodox Cathedral
Piata Victoriei ©
Piata Victoriei
Unirii Square ©
Unirii Square

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