8 days in Romania Itinerary

8 days in Romania Itinerary

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8 days in Romania Itinerary

Start: Tallinn
Fly:  8​h
1
Bucharest
— 2 nights
2
Brasov
— 3 nights
3
Sibiu
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h 15​min
End: Tallinn

2
nights
Bucharest

Bucharest ©
The booming city of Bucharest is a sophisticated metropolis with a high contrast of old- and new-world architecture.
On the 15th (Sun), stroll around Herăstrău Park, admire the striking features of Muzeul National al Satului "Dimitrie Gusti", then admire the masterpieces at Peasant Museum (Muzeul Taranului Roman), and finally steep yourself in history at Stavropoleos Monastery. On the next day, take in nature's colorful creations at Cismigiu Gardens, ponder the world of politics at Palace of Parliament, then take a stroll through Lipscani, then take a stroll through Old Town, and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Bucharest tour planning app .

Tallinn, Estonia to Bucharest is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and flight; or drive. When traveling from Tallinn in September, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Bucharest: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can take a train to Brasov.

Things to do in Bucharest

Parks Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Herăstrău Park ©
Herăstrău Park
Palace of Parliament ©
Palace of Parliament

3
nights
Brasov

Brasov ©
With the dramatic Carpathian Mountains as backdrop, Brasov is the largest city in a region of mountain resorts.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Brasov: Predeal Monastery (in Predeal), Crucea Caraiman (in Busteni) and Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle) (in Bran). There's lots more to do: explore the historical opulence of Peles Castle, get your game on at Quad Team Building, grab your bike and head to Season Hill, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Black Church (Biserica Neagra).

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Brasov trip app .

Traveling by train from Bucharest to Brasov takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a bus to Sibiu.

Things to do in Brasov

Historic Sites Parks Fun & Games

Side Trips

Sinaia, Poiana Brasov, Crucea Caraiman, Rasnov Citadel, 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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): admire the landmark architecture of Turnul Sfatului (The Tower of the Council), don't miss a visit to Big Square (Piata Mare), see the interesting displays at Brukenthal National Museum, then don't miss a visit to Telescaun Paltinis, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Citadel of Alba Iulia. On your second day here, make a trip to Strada Nicolae Balcescu and then see the interesting displays at ASTRA Museum.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Sibiu day trip app .

Traveling by bus from Brasov to Sibiu takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Sibiu can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sibiu

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

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

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