10 days in Central Romania Itinerary

10 days in Central Romania Itinerary

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10 days in Central Romania Itinerary

Bucharest
bus + Fly + bus:  2​h 45​min
Sibiu
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Sighisoara
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Brasov
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
Bucharest

3
days
Sibiu

Reminiscent of the height of the bourgeoisie and retaining much of its medieval architecture, Sibiu is Romania's cultural gem.
Get out of town with these interesting Sibiu side-trips: Alba Iulia (Citadel of Alba Iulia & Alba-Iulia Train Station). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Big Square (Piata Mare), admire the landmark architecture of Turnul Sfatului (The Tower of the Council), take in the views from Bridge of Lies, and see the interesting displays at Brukenthal National Museum.

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Bucharest to Sibiu is an approximately 3-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Bucharest in June: highs in Sibiu hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can go by car to Sighisoara.

Things to do in Sibiu

Museums Historic Sites Spas

Side Trips

Alba Iulia, Ocna Sibiului Salt Mine
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ASTRA Museum
Ocna Sibiului Salt Mine
Big Square (Piata Mare)

2
days
Sighisoara

As a World Heritage Site, Sighisoara is visited mostly for its fortified Old Town surrounded entirely by city walls.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): make a trip to Clock Tower, stop by Art, Crafts and Tea, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Sighisoara Historic Center. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saxon Church, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church on the Hill, and finally admire the striking features of Biertan Fortified Church.

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You can drive from Sibiu to Sighisoara in 2 hours. Another option is to take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can go by car to Brasov.

Things to do in Sighisoara

Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

The Fortified Church of Biertan, Saxon Church
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Sighisoara Historic Center
Clock Tower
Church on the Hill

5
days
Brasov

With the dramatic Carpathian Mountains as backdrop, Brasov is the largest city in a region of mountain resorts.
Get in touch with nature at Mount Tampa and Cascada și Canionul 7 Scări. Get out of town with these interesting Brasov side-trips: Predeal Ski Area (in Predeal) and Bran Castle (in Bran). There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Black Church (Biserica Neagra), appreciate the extensive heritage of Rope Street - Strada Sforii, make a splash at Paradisul Acvatic, and get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

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Traveling by car from Sighisoara to Brasov takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to catcht the bus back home.

Things to do in Brasov

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trips

Rasnov Citadel, Bran Castle, Cascada și Canionul 7 Scări, Predeal Ski Area, Poiana Brasov
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Mount Tampa
Poiana Brasov
Cascada și Canionul 7 Scări