13 days in Romania, Belgrade & Bulgaria Itinerary

13 days in Romania, Belgrade & Bulgaria Itinerary

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1
Bucharest, Romania
— 3 nights
2
Belgrade, Serbia
— 2 nights
3
Bansko, Bulgaria
— 3 nights
4
Sofia, Bulgaria
— 3 nights

3
nights
Bucharest, Romania

Bucharest ©
The booming city of Bucharest is a sophisticated metropolis with a high contrast of old- and new-world architecture.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Old Town and Bellu Manor. Let the collections at Museum of History of the Jewish Community and Conacul Bellu capture your imagination. Next up on the itinerary: get a sense of history and politics at Palace of Parliament, steep yourself in history at Stavropoleos Monastery, explore the world behind art at Peasant Museum (Muzeul Taranului Roman), and learn more about the world around you at Grigore Antipa National Museum of Natural History.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Bucharest online driving holiday planner.

Mumbai, India to Bucharest is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3.5 hours traveling from Mumbai to Bucharest. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Mumbai in October, with highs in Bucharest at °C and lows at °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to travel to Belgrade.

Things to do in Bucharest

Museums Fun & Games Historic Sites

Side Trip

Urlati
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Palace of Parliament ©
Palace of Parliament
Stavropoleos Monastery ©
Stavropoleos Monastery
Old Town ©
Old Town

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Belgrade, Serbia

Belgrade ©
The capital and largest city of Serbia, cosmopolitan Belgrade sits on the confluence of the Sava and the Danube rivers.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Sava Temple, engage your brain at Nikola Tesla Museum, visit Skadarlija, thenshop like a local with Knez Mihailova, and finally contemplate the long history of Kalemegdan. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Ada Ciganlija.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Belgrade tour planner.

You can fly from Bucharest to Belgrade in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In October in Belgrade, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can travel to Bansko.

Things to do in Belgrade

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Skadarlija ©
Skadarlija
Kalemegdan ©
Kalemegdan
St. Sava Temple ©
St. Sava Temple

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Bansko, Bulgaria

Bansko ©
Boasting the longest ski runs in the country, Bansko offers one of the best ski resort locations in Bulgaria.
Visiting Pirin National Park and Vihren will get you outdoors. Do some cultural sightseeing at Villa Melnik Winery and Holy Trinity Church. When in Bansko, make a side trip to see Archaeological Museum Sandanski in Sandanski, approximately Sandanski away. And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Neofit Rilski Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ski Bansko, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and make a trip to Pirin Street.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Bansko visit site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Belgrade to Bansko. Traveling from Belgrade to Bansko, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In October in Bansko, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to drive to Sofia.

Things to do in Bansko

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Villa Melnik Winery, Archaeological Museum Sandanski, Pirin National Park
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Villa Melnik Winery ©
Villa Melnik Winery
Pirin National Park ©
Pirin National Park
Vihren ©
Vihren

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Sofia, Bulgaria

Sofia ©
Spend time in one of Europe's oldest cities, the vibrant Bulgarian capital of Sofia.
Appreciate the collections at National Museum of History and National Institute of Archaeology with Museum. Your inner history buff will appreciate Rila Monastery and Vitosha Boulevard. There's lots more to do: admire the landmark architecture of St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral, take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple Sveti Nikolay, steep yourself in history at Church St. George Rotunda, and get a taste of the local shopping with Galeria Nina.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Sofia attractions planner.

Drive from Bansko to Sofia in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In November, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sofia

Historic Sites Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Rila Monastery
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Vitosha Boulevard ©
Vitosha Boulevard
Rila Monastery ©
Rila Monastery
St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral ©
St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral

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