17 days in Romania Itinerary

17 days in Romania Itinerary

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1
Sibiu
— 2 nights
2
Curtea de Arges
— 1 night
3
Bucharest
— 4 nights
4
Brasov
— 3 nights
5
Sighisoara
— 3 nights
6
Cluj-Napoca
— 3 nights

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Sibiu

Sibiu ©
Reminiscent of the height of the bourgeoisie and retaining much of its medieval architecture, Sibiu is Romania's cultural gem.
Get out of town with these interesting Sibiu side-trips: Castelul Corvinilor (in Hunedoara) and Citadel of Alba Iulia (in Alba Iulia). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Big Square (Piata Mare), take in the local highlights with Walking tours, contemplate the long history of Biserica fortificata din Cristian, and see the interesting displays at Brukenthal National Museum.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Sibiu trip builder site.

Nuremberg, Germany to Sibiu is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Nuremberg to Sibiu due to the time zone difference. In July, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Curtea de Arges.

Things to do in Sibiu

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums

Side Trips

Castelul Corvinilor, Biserica fortificata din Cristian, Citadel of Alba Iulia
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Castelul Corvinilor ©
Castelul Corvinilor
Citadel of Alba Iulia ©
Citadel of Alba Iulia
Big Square (Piata Mare) ©
Big Square (Piata Mare)

1
night
Curtea de Arges

Curtea de Arges ©
Curtea de Argeș is a city in Romania on the right bank of the Argeş River, where it flows through a valley of the lower Carpathians (the Făgăraș Mountains), on the railway from Pitești to the Turnu Roșu Pass. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): admire the engineering at Vidraru Dam and then head outdoors with Transfagarasan Highway.

Before you visit Curtea de Arges, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can drive from Sibiu to Curtea de Arges in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Curtea de Arges can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can go by car to Bucharest.

Things to do in Curtea de Arges

Scenic Drive · Outdoors · Parks
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Transfagarasan Highway ©
Transfagarasan Highway
Vidraru Dam ©
Vidraru Dam

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nights
Bucharest

Bucharest ©
The booming city of Bucharest is a sophisticated metropolis with a high contrast of old- and new-world architecture.
Bucharest is known for historic sites, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get a sense of history and politics at Palace of Parliament, stroll around Herăstrău Park, admire the striking features of Muzeul National al Satului "Dimitrie Gusti", and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To find photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Bucharest trip planner.

You can drive from Curtea de Arges to Bucharest in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from Curtea de Arges in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Bucharest, with highs around 36°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to drive to Brasov.

Things to do in Bucharest

Tours · Breweries & Distilleries · Fun & Games

Side Trip

Dacian Fortresses of the Orastie Mountains
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Palace of Parliament ©
Palace of Parliament
Walking tours

3
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Brasov

Brasov ©
With the dramatic Carpathian Mountains as backdrop, Brasov is the largest city in a region of mountain resorts.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Brasov: Sinaia (Pelisor Castle, Peles Castle, &more), Bran (Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle) & Museum Medieval Bran) and La Prapastii Zarnesti (in Zarnesti). Next up on the itinerary: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Tampa, make a trip to Council Square, contemplate the long history of Draper Bastion, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Black Church (Biserica Neagra).

To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Brasov road trip planning tool.

You can drive from Bucharest to Brasov in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can drive to Sighisoara.

Things to do in Brasov

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Sinaia, Bran, Rasnov Citadel, La Prapastii Zarnesti
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Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle) ©
Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle)
Peles Castle ©
Peles Castle
Mount Tampa ©
Mount Tampa

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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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sighisoara: Palace of Culture (in Targu Mures), Odorheiu Secuiesc (in Odorheiu Secuiesc) and The Fortified Church of Biertan (in Biertan). Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the extensive heritage of Sighisoara Historic Center, view the masterpieces at Art & Crafts, take in panoramic vistas at Turnul Croitorilor, and learn about all things military at Weapon Museum.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Sighisoara trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Brasov to Sighisoara takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July in Sighisoara, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 16°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can go by car to Cluj-Napoca.

Things to do in Sighisoara

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Palace of Culture, Odorheiu Secuiesc, The Fortified Church of Biertan, Fortified Church
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Art & Crafts ©
Art & Crafts
Sighisoara Historic Center
Sighisoara Historic Center
Sighisoara Clock Tower ©
Sighisoara Clock Tower

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Cluj-Napoca

Cluj-Napoca ©
The multicultural Cluj-Napoca is the capital of the historic region of Transylvania.
Go for a jaunt from Cluj-Napoca to Ciurila to see Moara de Vant about 34 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Cheile Turzii - Turda Gorge, take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Garden, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Michael's Church, and stop by Chic Bijoux Gallery.

For ratings and tourist information, read our Cluj-Napoca tour itinerary site.

Drive from Sighisoara to Cluj-Napoca in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in July, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cluj-Napoca

Parks · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trip

Moara de Vant
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Cheile Turzii - Turda Gorge ©
Cheile Turzii - Turda Gorge
Botanical Garden ©
Botanical Garden
Simion Bărnuțiu Central Park ©
Simion Bărnuțiu Central Park

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