15 days in Romania Itinerary

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Bucharest — 3 nights

The booming city of Bucharest is a sophisticated metropolis with a high contrast of old- and new-world architecture.
Family-friendly places like Palace of Parliament and Spas will thrill your kids. Head to Carturesti Carusel and AFI Cotrocenifor plenty of shopping. It doesn't end there: admire the striking features of Muzeul National al Satului "Dimitrie Gusti" and examine the collection at Ceausescu Mansion.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Bucharest trip itinerary planner.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Bucharest is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Arabian Standard Time (AST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Riyadh in August, expect Bucharest to be cooler, temps between 36°C and 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Curtea de Arges.
Shopping · Spas · Museums
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Curtea de Arges — 3 nights

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. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Transfagarasan Highway and Moldoveanu Peak. There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Le Lac Balea, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mănăstirea Curtea de Argeș, and see human ingenuity at work at Vidraru Dam.

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Drive from Bucharest to Curtea de Arges in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Bucharest in August: highs in Curtea de Arges hover around 33°C, while lows dip to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Brasov.
Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors
Side Trips
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Brasov — 4 nights

With the dramatic Carpathian Mountains as backdrop, Brasov is the largest city in a region of mountain resorts.
For shopping fun, head to Art & Crafts or The Dracula Investigation. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Muntele Tampa and Canionul Șapte Scări. Get out of town with these interesting Brasov side-trips: Sighisoara (Sighisoara Clock Tower & Haus Klein & Klemenzy) and Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle) (in Bran). There's still lots to do: get in on the family fun at Dino Parc, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, hit the slopes at Poiana Brasov, and indulge in some personalized pampering at Sport Wellness Spa.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Brasov route planning website.

Traveling by car from Curtea de Arges to Brasov takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can go by car to Sibiu.
Parks · Museums · Fun & Games · Nature
Side Trips
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Sibiu — 2 nights

Red Town

Reminiscent of the height of the bourgeoisie and retaining much of its medieval architecture, Sibiu is Romania's cultural gem.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Muzeul Astra, then don't miss a visit to Church of Saint Francis, then take a stroll through Passage of Stairs, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Turnul Sfatului (The Tower of the Council). On the 17th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Piaka Mica, then take a stroll through Centrul Istoric, and then make a trip to Bridge of Lies.

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Drive from Brasov to Sibiu in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August in Sibiu, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 16°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can go by car to Cluj-Napoca.
Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
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Cluj-Napoca — 2 nights

Treasure City

The multicultural Cluj-Napoca is the capital of the historic region of Transylvania.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): relax and rejuvenate at Salina Turda, look for all kinds of wild species at Cheile Turzii, and then pause for some photo ops at Rex Matia Corvin Statue.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Cluj-Napoca online trip maker.

Traveling by car from Sibiu to Cluj-Napoca takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Cluj-Napoca can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Sat) to allow time for the flight back home.
Spas · Museums · Wildlife · Parks
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Romania travel guide

Castles · Historic Walking Areas · Government Buildings
An image of ancient architecture contrasted against a backdrop of vivdly green landscape represents the country of Romania, which features a diversity of landscape that has been largely undeveloped. With numerous mountain, valley, and lakeside resorts, an abundance of activities await outdoor enthusiasts. The other side of Romanian tourism is its impressive collection of ancient ruins, prehistoric fortresses, and medieval castles. Many of these date back to prehistoric times, the Ottoman Empire, and Austro-Hungarian rule, the influences of which are still apparent in preserved details. Tourism in Romania is not as prevalent as other countries, which this makes the travel experience here feel more authentic and awe-inspiring. Check out this simple but captivating country and discover its natural and historic beauty.