59 days in Transylvania Itinerary

59 days in Transylvania Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Timisoara
— 7 nights
2
Oradea
— 5 nights
3
Hunedoara
— 3 nights
4
Sibiu
— 10 nights
5
Fagaras
— 2 nights
6
Brasov
— 12 nights
7
Baile Tusnad
— 2 nights
8
Sighisoara
— 5 nights
9
Cluj-Napoca
— 11 nights

7
nights
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. Venture out of the city with trips to Arad (Biserica Rosie, Holy Trinity Cathedral, &more). There's lots more to do: make a trip to Piata Victoriei, buy something for everyone on your list at Iulius Mall, have fun at Blue Line - The Shooting Range, and view the masterpieces at Calina Art Gallery.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Timisoara trip maker website.

Dallas, USA to Timisoara is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Dallas to Timisoara is 8 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Dallas in January, with highs in Timisoara at °F and lows at °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can drive to Oradea.

Things to do in Timisoara

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Arad
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Timisoara Orthodox Cathedral ©
Timisoara Orthodox Cathedral
Piata Victoriei ©
Piata Victoriei
Unirii Square ©
Unirii Square

5
nights
Oradea

Oradea ©
Oradea the capital city of Bihor County and Crișana region, is one of the important centers of economic, social and cultural development in the western part of Romania, retaining these characteristics throughout history. Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 14th (Thu) at Apollo-Felix Waterpark. There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of Black Hawk (Vulturul Negru) Palace Arcade, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Holy Cross Monastery, look for gifts at Lotus Center, and browse the exhibits of Darvas- La Roche House.

For more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Oradea tour itinerary maker.

Getting from Timisoara to Oradea by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °F in January, and nighttime lows around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Hunedoara.

Things to do in Oradea

Theme Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

Baile Felix
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Apollo-Felix Waterpark ©
Apollo-Felix Waterpark
Black Hawk (Vulturul Negru) Palace Arcade ©
Spas

3
nights
Hunedoara

Hunedoara ©
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hunedoara: Petrosani (Varful Parangul Mic & Pestera Bolii), Geoagiu Bai (Termele Romane (Roman Baths) & Clocota Waterfalls) and Muntele Mic (in Poiana Marului).

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Hunedoara holiday builder.

You can drive from Oradea to Hunedoara in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. In January, daytime highs in Hunedoara are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Sibiu.

Things to do in Hunedoara

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Petrosani, Geoagiu Bai, Deva, Colt Citadel, Muntele Mic
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Castelul Corvinilor ©
Castelul Corvinilor
Muntele Mic ©
Muntele Mic
Colt Citadel ©
Colt Citadel

10
nights
Sibiu

Sibiu ©
Reminiscent of the height of the bourgeoisie and retaining much of its medieval architecture, Sibiu is Romania's cultural gem.
Change things up with these side-trips from Sibiu: Valea Viilor Fortified Church (in Valea Viilor), Rapa Rosie (in Sebes) and Alba Iulia (Traseul Celor Trei Fortificatii, St Michael's Roman Catholic Cathedral, &more). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Big Square (Piata Mare), take in the views from Bridge of Lies, squeeze the most out of the city with City Tours, and admire the landmark architecture of Turnul Sfatului (The Tower of the Council).

Start your trip to Sibiu by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can drive from Hunedoara to Sibiu in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. Traveling from Hunedoara in January, expect a bit cooler with lows of °F in Sibiu. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Fagaras.

Things to do in Sibiu

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Alba Iulia, Biserica fortificata din Cristian, Slimnic Citadel, Biserica Sfântul Mihail, Valea Viilor Fortified Church
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Citadel of Alba Iulia ©
Citadel of Alba Iulia
Big Square (Piata Mare) ©
Big Square (Piata Mare)
Turnul Sfatului (The Tower of the Council) ©

2
nights
Fagaras

Fagaras ©
Făgăraș is a city in central Romania, located in Brașov County. Start off your visit on the 28th (Thu): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Moldoveanu Peak. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Emerald Lake, get impressive views of Racos Volcano, thentake in the dramatic scenery at Capra Wasserfall, and finally steep yourself in history at Fagaras Fortress.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Fagaras attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Sibiu to Fagaras takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In January, daily temperatures in Fagaras can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Brasov.

Things to do in Fagaras

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Racos
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Moldoveanu Peak ©
Moldoveanu Peak
Racos Volcano ©
Racos Volcano
Fagaras Fortress ©
Fagaras Fortress

12
nights
Brasov

Brasov ©
With the dramatic Carpathian Mountains as backdrop, Brasov is the largest city in a region of mountain resorts.
Get out of town with these interesting Brasov side-trips: Bran (Museum Medieval Bran, Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle), &more) and La Cabane Aux Images (in Moieciu de Sus). Set the 2nd (Tue) aside for some spooky business with a ghost and vampire tour. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Poiana Brasov, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, try your luck at Seven Inn Poker Club, and get outside with Monitor Ski.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Brasov road trip tool.

Getting from Fagaras to Brasov by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can drive to Baile Tusnad.

Things to do in Brasov

Historic Sites Tours Museums

Side Trips

Rasnov, Bran, Peasant Fortified Church at Prejmer, La Cabane Aux Images, Villages with Fortified Churches
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Council Square ©
Council Square
Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle) ©
Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle)
Poiana Brasov ©
Poiana Brasov

2
nights
Baile Tusnad

Baile Tusnad ©
Băile Tușnad is a town in Harghita County, Romania. Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Muzeul National Secuiesc and then relax in the rural setting at Ferma de Bizoni - Bison Farm. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the dramatic natural features at Mohos Peat-Bog, thenexplore the activities along Saint Anna Lake, and then explore the striking landscape at Buffogo Swamp.

To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Baile Tusnad road trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Brasov to Baile Tusnad takes 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Sighisoara.

Things to do in Baile Tusnad

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Buffogo Swamp, Ferma de Bizoni - Bison Farm, Muzeul National Secuiesc
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Saint Anna Lake ©
Saint Anna Lake
Mohos Peat-Bog ©
Mohos Peat-Bog
Ferma de Bizoni - Bison Farm ©
Ferma de Bizoni - Bison Farm

5
nights
Sighisoara

Sighisoara
As a World Heritage Site, Sighisoara is visited mostly for its fortified Old Town surrounded entirely by city walls.
Change things up with these side-trips from Sighisoara: Copsa Mare Fortified Church (in Copsa Mare), Fortified Evangelical Church of Cincsor (in Cincsor) and The Fortified Church of Biertan (in Biertan). There's still lots to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Sighisoara Historic Center, examine the collection at Palace of Culture, make a trip to Sighisoara Clock Tower, and admire the local landmark of Odorheiu Secuiesc.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Sighisoara online tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Baile Tusnad to Sighisoara by car takes about 2.5 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Sighisoara can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Cluj-Napoca.

Things to do in Sighisoara

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Targu Mures, Copsa Mare Fortified Church, Le Lac Balea, Darjiu Fortified Church, Odorheiu Secuiesc
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Sighisoara Historic Center
Sighisoara Historic Center
Le Lac Balea ©
Le Lac Balea
Art & Crafts ©
Art & Crafts

11
nights
Cluj-Napoca

Cluj-Napoca ©
The multicultural Cluj-Napoca is the capital of the historic region of Transylvania.
Change things up with these side-trips from Cluj-Napoca: Baile Figa (in Beclean), Sic Calvinist Reformed Church (in Sic) and Turda (Muzeul de Istorie Turda & Ratiu Center for Democracy). There's lots more to do: hit the slopes at Muntele Mare, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Art, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Michael's Church, and take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Garden.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Cluj-Napoca day trip planner.

Drive from Sighisoara to Cluj-Napoca in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In February in Cluj-Napoca, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. You will leave for home on the 28th (Sun).

Things to do in Cluj-Napoca

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Turda, Baile Figa, Apuseni Natural Park, Sic Calvinist Reformed Church
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Muntele Mare ©
Muntele Mare
King Matthias Corvin Statue ©
King Matthias Corvin Statue
St. Michael's Church ©
St. Michael's Church

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