25 days in Romania Itinerary

25 days in Romania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Romania journey planner

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Bucharest
— 6 nights
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Tulcea
— 4 nights
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Bran
— 4 nights
Drive
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Curtea de Arges
— 5 nights
Drive
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Baile Herculane
— 2 nights
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Alba Iulia
— 3 nights
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Bucharest

— 6 nights
The booming city of Bucharest is a sophisticated metropolis with a high contrast of old- and new-world architecture.
Popular historic sites such as Stavropoleos Monastery and Mogosoaia Palace are in your itinerary. Get outdoors at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Rent4Ride. There's still lots to do: get a sense of history and politics at Palace of Parliament, walk around Herăstrău Park, take in the exciting artwork at Muzeul National al Satului "Dimitrie Gusti", and take an in-depth tour of Museum of History of the Jewish Community.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Bucharest trip site.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Bucharest is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. Traveling from Tel Aviv in September, you will find days in Bucharest are slightly colder (30°C), and nights are colder (13°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Tulcea.

Things to do in Bucharest

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Historic Sites

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Find places to stay Sep 8 — 14:

Tulcea

— 4 nights
Tulcea is a city in Dobrogea, Romania. Visiting Danube Delta Biosphere Reserve and Letea Forest will get you outdoors. Attractions like Sulina Mixed Cemetery and Alter Leuchtturm Sulina make great kid-friendly stops. Venture out of the city with trips to Caraorman Forest (in Crisan) and Cocoș Romanian Orthodox Monastery (in Niculitel). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Celic Dere Monastery, appreciate the history behind Monumentul Independentei, examine the collection at The Danube Delta Museum, and admire the masterpieces at Muzeul de Etnografie Si Arta Populara - Tulcea / Ethnographic and Folk Art Museum - Tulcea.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Tulcea trip itinerary planning tool.

Getting from Bucharest to Tulcea by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Tulcea are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Bran.

Things to do in Tulcea

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 14 — 18:

Bran

— 4 nights
Bran is a commune in Brașov County, Romania. Visiting Poiana Brasov and Cabana Babele will get you outdoors. Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle) and Rasnov Citadel will appeal to history buffs. Explore Bran's surroundings by going to Sinaia (Stancile Franz Joseph, Pelisor Castle, &more), Crucea Caraiman (in Busteni) and Predeal Monastery (in Predeal). And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape at La Prapastii Zarnesti, get a dose of the wild on Transylvanian Wolf, and get in on the family fun at Horror House Bran.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Bran trip planner.

You can drive from Tulcea to Bran in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to drive to Curtea de Arges.

Things to do in Bran

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 18 — 22:

Curtea de Arges

— 5 nights
Curtea de Argeș is a city in Romania on the right bank of the Argeş River, where it flows through a valley of the lower Carpathians (the Făgăraș Mountains), on the railway from Pitești to the Turnu Roșu Pass. Get in touch with nature at Transfagarasan Highway and Trovanti Museum Natural Reserve. Visit Cetatea Poienari and Mănăstirea Curtea de Argeș for their historical value. Explore Curtea de Arges' surroundings by going to The wooden church of Horea (in Olanesti), Cozia Monastery (in Caciulata) and Moldoveanu Peak (in Fagaras). There's much more to do: explore the activities along Le Lac Balea, pause for some serene contemplation at Princely Church of St Nicholas, admire the engineering at Vidraru Dam, and take an in-depth tour of Anton Pann Memorial House.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Curtea de Arges trip itinerary builder site.

Drive from Bran to Curtea de Arges in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to travel to Baile Herculane.

Things to do in Curtea de Arges

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 22 — 27:

Baile Herculane

— 2 nights
Băile Herculane is a town in Romanian Banat, in Caraș-Severin County, situated in the valley of the Cerna River, between the Mehedinți Mountains to the east and the Cerna Mountains to the west, elevation 168 meters. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Tue): stroll around National Park Domogled. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to Water Castle, take in the dramatic natural features at Iron Gates, and then admire the natural beauty at Parcul Tudor Vladimirescu.

To see photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Baile Herculane trip planner.

Drive from Curtea de Arges to Baile Herculane in 4.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel to Alba Iulia.

Things to do in Baile Herculane

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 27 — 29:

Alba Iulia

— 3 nights
Alba Iulia is a city located on the Mureş River in Alba County, Transylvania, Romania, with a population of 63,536. Popular historic sites such as Citadel of Alba Iulia and Catedrala Reintregirii Neamului (Coronation Cathedral) are in your itinerary. Get outdoors at Rapa Rosie and Clocota Waterfalls. Get out of town with these interesting Alba Iulia side-trips: Arboretumul Simeria (in Simeria) and Hunedoara (Castelul Corvinilor & Expozitie Inedita: Ev Mediu. Tortura Si Executie). The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at St Michael's Roman Catholic Cathedral.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Alba Iulia trip itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Baile Herculane to Alba Iulia in 3.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Alba Iulia are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Alba Iulia

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 29 — Oct 2:

Romania travel guide

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Castles · Historic Walking Areas · Landmarks
An image of ancient architecture contrasted against a backdrop of vivdly green landscape represents the country of Romania, which features a diversity of landscape that has been largely undeveloped. With numerous mountain, valley, and lakeside resorts, an abundance of activities await outdoor enthusiasts. The other side of Romanian tourism is its impressive collection of ancient ruins, prehistoric fortresses, and medieval castles. Many of these date back to prehistoric times, the Ottoman Empire, and Austro-Hungarian rule, the influences of which are still apparent in preserved details. Tourism in Romania is not as prevalent as other countries, which this makes the travel experience here feel more authentic and awe-inspiring. Check out this simple but captivating country and discover its natural and historic beauty.