5 days in Romania Itinerary

5 days in Romania Itinerary

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5 days in Romania Itinerary

Sofia
Fly + shuttle:  6​h 45​min
Brasov
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Sighisoara
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Sibiu
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Cluj-Napoca
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 45​min
Sofia

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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 26th (Wed): test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Brasov trip planner .

Sofia, Bulgaria to Brasov is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Sighisoara.

Things to do in Brasov

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Rasnov Citadel
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Rasnov Citadel ©
Rasnov Citadel
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Mount Tampa
Room Escape Games

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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 28th (Fri): enjoy breathtaking views from Turnul Franghierilor, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church on the Hill, view the masterpieces at Art & Crafts, then make a trip to Clock Tower, then contemplate the long history of Scara Acoperita-Covered Stairway, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Sighisoara Historic Center.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Sighisoara vacation planner .

Traveling by car from Brasov to Sighisoara takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Sibiu.

Things to do in Sighisoara

#Historic Sites, #Shopping, #Museums
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Art & Crafts ©
Art & Crafts
Sighisoara Historic Center
Sighisoara Historic Center
Clock Tower ©
Clock Tower

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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 29th (Sat): enjoy breathtaking views from Turnul Sfatului (The Tower of the Council), make a trip to Bridge of Lies, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lutheran Evangelical Cathedral & Tower, and finally examine the collection at ASTRA Museum.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Sibiu trip builder .

Getting from Sighisoara to Sibiu by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Cluj-Napoca.

Things to do in Sibiu

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ASTRA Museum
Lutheran Evangelical Cathedral & Tower ©

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Cluj-Napoca

Cluj-Napoca ©
The multicultural Cluj-Napoca is the capital of the historic region of Transylvania.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sun): stroll through Simion Bărnuțiu Central Park, then admire the natural beauty at Botanical Garden, then appreciate the history behind King Matthias Corvin Statue, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Michael's Church.

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Traveling by car from Sibiu to Cluj-Napoca takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Cluj-Napoca can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cluj-Napoca

#Parks, #Historic Sites
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Botanical Garden ©
Botanical Garden
St. Michael's Church ©
St. Michael's Church
Simion Bărnuțiu Central Park ©
Simion Bărnuțiu Central Park

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