9 days in Bucharest, Brasov & Sibiu Itinerary

9 days in Bucharest, Brasov & Sibiu Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Bucharest
— 3 nights
2
Brasov
— 3 nights
3
Sibiu
— 2 nights

3
nights
Bucharest

Bucharest ©
The booming city of Bucharest is a sophisticated metropolis with a high contrast of old- and new-world architecture.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Biserica Maramureseana - Titan, Oraselul Copiilor, Tineretului Park, and other attractions. Attractions like Old Town and Muzeul National al Satului "Dimitrie Gusti" make great kid-friendly stops. Lipscani and Stavropoleos Monastery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step out of Bucharest to go to Baile Tusnad and see Mohos Peat-Bog, which is approximately 3h 45 min away. The adventure continues: get a sense of history and politics at Palace of Parliament and buy something for everyone on your list at AFI Cotroceni.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Bucharest journey site.

If you are flying in from Greece, the closest major aiport is Henri Coandă International Airport. In December, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. You will have some time to spend on the 1st (Mon) before leaving for Brasov.

Things to do in Bucharest

Historic Sites Theme Parks Parks

Side Trips

Mohos Peat-Bog, Therme București
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Palace of Parliament ©
Palace of Parliament
Stavropoleos Monastery ©
Stavropoleos Monastery
Old Town ©
Old Town

3
nights
Brasov

Brasov ©
With the dramatic Carpathian Mountains as backdrop, Brasov is the largest city in a region of mountain resorts.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): explore the historical opulence of Rasnov Citadel and then step into the grandiose world of Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle). On the 2nd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get to know the fascinating history of Rope Street - Strada Sforii, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Tampa, take in the spiritual surroundings of Black Church (Biserica Neagra), thenmake a trip to Council Square, and finally get in on the family fun at Parc Aventura Brasov.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Brasov online route planner.

Drive from Bucharest to Brasov in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to drive to Sibiu.

Things to do in Brasov

Historic Sites Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Sinaia, Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle), Poiana Brasov, Rasnov Citadel
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Poiana Brasov ©
Poiana Brasov
Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle) ©
Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle)
Peles Castle ©
Peles Castle

2
nights
Sibiu

Sibiu ©
Reminiscent of the height of the bourgeoisie and retaining much of its medieval architecture, Sibiu is Romania's cultural gem.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Citadel of Alba Iulia and Turnul Sfatului (The Tower of the Council). Brukenthal National Museum and ASTRA Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Go for a jaunt from Sibiu to Curtea de Arges to see Transfagarasan Highway about 1h 25 min away. And it doesn't end there: indulge in some personalized pampering at Ocna Sibiului Salt Mine, don't miss a visit to Big Square (Piata Mare), snap pictures at Bridge of Lies, and look for all kinds of wild species at Expo Reptile Vii.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Sibiu trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Brasov to Sibiu takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In January in Sibiu, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sibiu

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Transfagarasan Highway, Citadel of Alba Iulia, Ocna Sibiului Salt Mine, Biserica Sfântul Mihail
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Citadel of Alba Iulia ©
Citadel of Alba Iulia
Brukenthal National Museum ©
Brukenthal National Museum
ASTRA Museum ©
ASTRA Museum

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