8 days in Romania Itinerary

8 days in Romania Itinerary

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Bucharest
— 2 nights
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Snagov
— 1 night
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Sinaia
— 1 night
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Bran
— 1 night
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Sighisoara
— 1 night
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Sibiu
— 1 night
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Bucharest — 2 nights

The booming city of Bucharest is a sophisticated metropolis with a high contrast of old- and new-world architecture.
You've added Old Town, Stavropoleos Monastery, Walkabout Free Tours, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 15th (Wed), stop by Carturesti Carusel, then get to know the fascinating history of Old Town, then delve into the distant past at Dacian Fortresses of the Orastie Mountains, and finally steep yourself in history at Stavropoleos Monastery. On the 16th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: browse the different shops at AFI Cotroceni, admire the natural beauty at Cismigiu Parc, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Choral Temple, and finally take in the local highlights with Walkabout Free Tours.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Bucharest online travel route planner.

Stockholm, Sweden to Bucharest is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Stockholm to Bucharest is 1 hour. When traveling from Stockholm in September, plan for a bit warmer days in Bucharest, with highs around 30°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can drive to Snagov.
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Snagov — 1 night

Snagov is a commune, located 40 km north of Bucharest in Ilfov County, Romania. On the 17th (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Manastirea Carmelitana and then get outside with Snagov Club - Pool Bar.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Snagov online travel route planner.

Drive from Bucharest to Snagov in an hour. In September, daytime highs in Snagov are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can go by car to Sinaia.
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Sinaia — 1 night

Pearl Of The Carpathians

Named after the monastery around which it was built, Sinaia is a mountain resort and popular holiday destination for Romanians and foreigners alike.
On the 18th (Sat), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cabana Babele, then step into the grandiose world of Peles Castle, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Stancile Franz Joseph.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Sinaia trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Snagov to Sinaia in 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Bran.
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Bran — 1 night

Bran is a commune in Brașov County, Romania. Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): step into the grandiose world of Rasnov Citadel, explore the striking landscape at Prapastiile Zarnestiului, and then explore the historical opulence of Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle).

To see photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Bran trip planner.

Getting from Sinaia to Bran by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can go by car to Sighisoara.
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Sighisoara — 1 night

As a World Heritage Site, Sighisoara is visited mostly for its fortified Old Town surrounded entirely by city walls.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Church on the Hill, appreciate the extensive heritage of Centrul Istoric Sighisoara, then view the masterpieces at Art & Crafts, and finally take an unorthodox tour of Casa Vlad Dracul.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Sighisoara trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bran to Sighisoara takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In September, daily temperatures in Sighisoara can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can go by car to Sibiu.
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Sibiu — 1 night

Red Town

Reminiscent of the height of the bourgeoisie and retaining much of its medieval architecture, Sibiu is Romania's cultural gem.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): get to know the fascinating history of Centrul Istoric and then admire the striking features of Biserica fortificata din Cristian.

To find reviews and other tourist information, read our Sibiu online tour planner.

Drive from Sighisoara to Sibiu in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Sibiu are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to fly back home.
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Romania travel guide

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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.
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Brasov County travel guide

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Castles · Sacred & Religious Sites · Historic Walking Areas
Brasov County is characterized by its diverse landscape and architecture. Situated in northern Romania, it has the Carpathian and Persani Mountains on one side and the Brasov Depression and Olt River Valley on others. The small German population within Romania tends to reside in the city of Brasov and the surrounding area. As a result, the influence of German architecture and culture is more noticeable here than in the rest of Romania. The economy of Brasov County is one of the strongest in the country and although there are various industries here, tourism thrives. From mountain resorts to medieval fortresses to old cities, it has plenty to offer.
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Sibiu County travel guide

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Landmarks · Specialty Museums · Bridges
Significant foreign investment in Sibiu County has made it one of the country's economic centers. Unfortunately, this has led to its becoming one of the most polluted areas in Europe. Clean-up of the region had been in progress since 1989, however, and its current status should not deter you from visiting the many medieval ruins and World Heritage Sites that make up the tourist side of this county. Its capital city, Sibui, is known as the hub of Romanian culture.
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