11 days in Romania Itinerary

11 days in Romania Itinerary

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11 days in Romania Itinerary

Start: Bakersfield
Fly:  26​h
1
Bucharest
— 4 nights
2
Brasov
— 2 nights
3
Sibiu
— 2 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: Bakersfield

4
nights
Bucharest

The booming city of Bucharest is a sophisticated metropolis with a high contrast of old- and new-world architecture.
Bucharest is known for historic sites, parks, nightlife, museums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get a sense of history and politics at Palace of Parliament, admire the striking features of Muzeul National al Satului "Dimitrie Gusti", stroll around Herăstrău Park, and take an in-depth tour of Peasant Museum (Muzeul Taranului Roman).

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Bucharest day trip planner .

Bakersfield, USA to Bucharest is an approximately 26-hour flight. You'll lose 10 hours traveling from Bakersfield to Bucharest due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Bakersfield in April, with highs in Bucharest at 66°F and lows at 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Brasov.

Things to do in Bucharest

Tours Museums Parks
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Palace of Parliament ©
Palace of Parliament

2
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 8th (Wed): make a trip to Crucea Caraiman, step into the grandiose world of Peles Castle, then step into the grandiose world of Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle), and finally explore the historical opulence of Rasnov Citadel. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Tampa, don't miss a visit to Council Square, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Black Church (Biserica Neagra), and finally take a stroll through Brasov Historical Center.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Brasov trip planner.

Getting from Bucharest to Brasov by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to take a bus to Sibiu.

Things to do in Brasov

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trips

Rasnov Citadel, Peles Castle, Crucea Caraiman, Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle)
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Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle) ©
Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle)
Peles Castle ©
Peles Castle
Black Church (Biserica Neagra) ©
Black Church (Biserica Neagra)

2
nights
Sibiu

Sibiu ©
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 10th (Fri): appreciate the extensive heritage of Citadel of Alba Iulia, then make a trip to Telescaun Paltinis, then see the interesting displays at ASTRA Museum, and finally don't miss a visit to Big Square (Piata Mare). Keep things going the next day: explore the ancient world of Turnul Pielarilor, enjoy breathtaking views from Turnul Sfatului (The Tower of the Council), don't miss a visit to Bridge of Lies, then see the interesting displays at Brukenthal National Museum, and finally wander the streets of Passage of Stairs.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Sibiu trip itinerary builder site .

Getting from Brasov to Sibiu by bus takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 62°F, and evening lows to 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sibiu

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Telescaun Paltinis, Citadel of Alba Iulia
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ASTRA Museum ©
ASTRA Museum
Citadel of Alba Iulia ©
Citadel of Alba Iulia
Big Square (Piata Mare) ©
Big Square (Piata Mare)

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