14 days in Central Romania Itinerary

14 days in Central Romania Itinerary

Make it your trip
Fly
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Sibiu
— 5 nights
Drive
2
Sighisoara
— 4 nights
Drive
3
Brasov
— 4 nights
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Shuttle to Otopeni Airport, Fly to Doncaster/Sheffied, Bus to Doncaster Town Centre, Doncaster Interchange, Train to Durham

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Sibiu — 5 nights

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 Coltesti Castle Ruins. Popular historic sites such as Cetatea Alba Iulia and Slimnic Citadel are in your itinerary. Change things up with these side-trips from Sibiu: Scarisoara Ice Cave (in Garda de Sus), Sebes Evangelical Lutheran Church (in Sebes) and Catedrala Reintregirii Neamului (in Alba Iulia). There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Big Square (Piata Mare), take in panoramic vistas at Turnul Sfatului (The Tower of the Council), examine the collection at Muzeul Pr. Zosim Oancea, and take in the views from Bridge of Lies.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Sibiu trip builder app.

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. The time zone difference when traveling from Durham to Sibiu is 2 hours. Traveling from Durham in November, Sibiu is a bit cooler at night with lows of 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can go by car to Sighisoara.
Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
Side Trips
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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 Church on the Hill. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like The Fortified Church of Biertan and Saxon 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, make a trip to Sighisoara Clock Tower, 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.
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 Rasnov Citadel. Get some historical perspective at Black Church (Biserica Neagra) and Peasant Fortified Church at Prejmer. 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 admire the striking features 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.
Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Theme Parks
Side Trips
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Central Romania travel guide

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Castles · Landmarks · Historic Walking Areas