5 days in Transylvania Itinerary

5 days in Transylvania Itinerary

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5 days in Transylvania Itinerary

Start: Galati
Drive:  7​h 45​min
1
Cluj-Napoca
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Bran
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
3
Brasov
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
End: Galati

1
night
Cluj-Napoca

Cluj-Napoca ©
The multicultural Cluj-Napoca is the capital of the historic region of Transylvania.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms and then look for all kinds of wild species at Cheile Turzii - Turda Gorge. On your second day here, walk around Simion Bărnuțiu Central Park, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Michael's Church, then appreciate the history behind King Matthias Corvin Statue, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Garden.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Cluj-Napoca trip itinerary planner.

Galatina, Italy to Cluj-Napoca is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Galatina to Cluj-Napoca. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Galatina in August; daily highs in Cluj-Napoca reach 32°C and lows reach 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can drive to Brasov.

Things to do in Cluj-Napoca

Parks Wildlife Fun & Games
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Cheile Turzii - Turda Gorge ©
Cheile Turzii - Turda Gorge
Botanical Garden ©
Botanical Garden
Simion Bărnuțiu Central Park ©
Simion Bărnuțiu Central Park

2
nights
Bran

Bran ©
Bran is a commune in Brașov County, Romania. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sun): explore the historical opulence of Rasnov Citadel, find something for the whole family at Horror House Bran, and then explore the galleries of Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle). On the next day, Head underground at Valea Cetatii Cave, try out the rides at Dino Parc, and then take in the dramatic natural features at La Prapastii Zarnesti.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Bran itinerary site .

Getting from Cluj-Napoca to Bran by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and shuttle; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to drive to Brasov.

Things to do in Bran

Theme Parks Nature Parks

Side Trips

Rasnov, La Prapastii Zarnesti
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Dino Parc ©
Dino Parc
Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle) ©
Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle)
Rasnov Citadel ©
Rasnov Citadel

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Brasov

Brasov ©
With the dramatic Carpathian Mountains as backdrop, Brasov is the largest city in a region of mountain resorts.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Tue): get to know the fascinating history of Brasov Historical Center, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Black Church (Biserica Neagra), then don't miss a visit to Council Square, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Tampa.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Brasov travel route planning website .

Traveling by car from Bran to Brasov takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Brasov

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Nature
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Council Square ©
Council Square
Black Church (Biserica Neagra) ©
Black Church (Biserica Neagra)
Mount Tampa ©
Mount Tampa