15 days in Romania Itinerary

15 days in Romania Itinerary

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15 days in Romania Itinerary

Start: Bucharest
1
Bucharest
— 2 nights
2
Constanta
— 2 nights
3
Tulcea
— 1 night
4
Brasov
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Sighisoara
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
6
Alba Iulia
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
Cluj-Napoca
— 4 nights
Fly + shuttle:  3​h
End: Bucharest

2
nights
Bucharest

Bucharest ©
The booming city of Bucharest is a sophisticated metropolis with a high contrast of old- and new-world architecture.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Rotenberg-Uzunov and AFI Cotroceni. Museum-lovers will get to explore Peasant Museum (Muzeul Taranului Roman) and Elite Art Gallery. Change things up with a short trip to Therme București in Balotesti (about 36 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of Old Town, look for gifts at Romanian Folk Art Fashion, admire the landmark architecture of Muzeul National al Satului "Dimitrie Gusti", and explore the ancient world of Dacian Fortresses of the Orastie Mountains.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Bucharest trip planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Bucharest. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in July, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Constanta.

Things to do in Bucharest

Spas Theme Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Therme București, Dacian Fortresses of the Orastie Mountains
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Therme București ©
Therme București
Stavropoleos Monastery ©
Stavropoleos Monastery
Old Town ©
Old Town

2
nights
Constanta

Constanta ©
Constanta is a relaxed seaside town on the coast of the Black Sea.
On the 18th (Thu), enjoy the sand and surf at Doors Beach and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Oha Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Tomis Antiques, get engrossed in the history at Museum of National History and Archeology, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Plaja de Carte.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Constanta attractions planner.

Getting from Bucharest to Constanta by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Bucharest in July, expect nights in Constanta to be about the same, around 20°C, while days are slightly colder, around 32°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can go by car to Tulcea.

Things to do in Constanta

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Navodari, Plaja de Carte
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Oha Beach ©
Oha Beach
Plaja de Carte ©
Plaja de Carte

1
night
Tulcea

Tulcea ©
Tulcea is a city in Dobrogea, Romania. Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Danube Delta Biosphere Reserve, admire the masterpieces at Muzeul de Etnografie Si Arta Populara - Tulcea / Ethnographic and Folk Art Museum - Tulcea, then see the interesting displays at The Danube Delta Museum, and finally pause for some photo ops at Monumentul Independentei.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Tulcea route site .

You can drive from Constanta to Tulcea in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. July in Tulcea sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Brasov.

Things to do in Tulcea

Museums Wildlife Parks
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Danube Delta Biosphere Reserve ©
Danube Delta Biosphere Reserve
The Danube Delta Museum ©
The Danube Delta Museum
Monumentul Independentei ©
Monumentul Independentei

2
nights
Brasov

Brasov ©
With the dramatic Carpathian Mountains as backdrop, Brasov is the largest city in a region of mountain resorts.
Do your shopping at La Cabane Aux Images and Luado Chocolate. Step out of the city life by going to Mount Tampa and Season Hill. Explore Brasov's surroundings by going to Peles Castle (in Sinaia) and Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle) (in Bran). The adventure continues: wander the streets of Brasov Historical Center, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Black Church (Biserica Neagra), explore the historical opulence of Rasnov Citadel, and hit the slopes at Poiana Brasov.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Brasov vacation app .

Traveling by car from Tulcea to Brasov takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can go by car to Sighisoara.

Things to do in Brasov

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Poiana Brasov, Peles Castle, La Cabane Aux Images, Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle), Rasnov Citadel
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Peles Castle ©
Peles Castle
Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle) ©
Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle)
Black Church (Biserica Neagra) ©
Black Church (Biserica Neagra)

1
night
Sighisoara

Sighisoara ©
As a World Heritage Site, Sighisoara is visited mostly for its fortified Old Town surrounded entirely by city walls.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): get to know the fascinating history of Sighisoara Historic Center, snap pictures at Scara Acoperita-Covered Stairway, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Pivnita lui Teo - Teo's Cellar, then view the masterpieces at The Spoonman, then make a trip to Clock Tower, and finally see the interesting displays at Art & Crafts.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Sighisoara trip planning tool .

Getting from Brasov to Sighisoara by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. July in Sighisoara sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can drive to Alba Iulia.

Things to do in Sighisoara

Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries Museums
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Art & Crafts ©
Art & Crafts
Sighisoara Historic Center
Sighisoara Historic Center
The Spoonman ©
The Spoonman

1
night
Alba Iulia

Alba Iulia ©
Alba Iulia is a city located on the Mureş River in Alba County, Transylvania, Romania, with a population of 63,536. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Traseul Celor Trei Fortificatii, pause for some serene contemplation at Catedrala Reintregirii Neamului (Coronation Cathedral), take in the exciting artwork at Museikon, then take in the exciting artwork at Framm's, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Citadel of Alba Iulia.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Alba Iulia route builder tool .

You can drive from Sighisoara to Alba Iulia in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. July in Alba Iulia sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can drive to Cluj-Napoca.

Things to do in Alba Iulia

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Citadel of Alba Iulia ©
Citadel of Alba Iulia
Traseul Celor Trei Fortificatii ©
Traseul Celor Trei Fortificatii

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nights
Cluj-Napoca

Cluj-Napoca ©
The multicultural Cluj-Napoca is the capital of the historic region of Transylvania.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Coltesti Castle Ruins and Museum Square. Get in touch with nature at Baile Figa and Szekelyko. Change things up with a short trip to Moara de Vant in Ciurila (about 36 minutes away). The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Cheile Turzii - Turda Gorge, buy something for everyone on your list at Iulius Mall Cluj, stop by Oranjerie, and take in the awesome beauty at Muntele Mare.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Cluj-Napoca trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Alba Iulia to Cluj-Napoca takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. July in Cluj-Napoca sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cluj-Napoca

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Moara de Vant, Szekelyko, Coltesti Castle Ruins, Baile Figa
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Cheile Turzii - Turda Gorge ©
Cheile Turzii - Turda Gorge
Coltesti Castle Ruins ©
Coltesti Castle Ruins
Moara de Vant ©
Moara de Vant

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