29 days in Romania Itinerary

29 days in Romania Itinerary

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Constanta
— 3 nights
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Iasi
— 2 nights
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Suceava
— 1 night
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Brasov
— 3 nights
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Sighisoara
— 2 nights
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Targu Mures
— 1 night
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Sibiu
— 2 nights
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Alba Iulia
— 3 nights
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Cluj-Napoca
— 3 nights
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Oradea
— 4 nights
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Timisoara
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Constanta

— 3 nights
Constanta is a relaxed seaside town on the coast of the Black Sea.
Explore hidden gems such as Catedrala Sfinții Apostoli Petru și Pavel and St. Mina Orthodox Church. Visiting Plaja de Carte and H2O Beach will get you outdoors. Venture out of the city with trips to Ibida (in Slava Rusa), Geamia Ali-Gazi Pasa (in Babadag) and Enisala Medieval Fortress (in Enisala). The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape at Dobrogea Gorges Reserve and identify plant and animal life at Footprints of Joy by Save the Dogs and other Animals.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Constanta trip builder app.

Bucharest to Constanta is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Bucharest in May, you will find days in Constanta are a bit cooler (22°C), and nights are about the same (12°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can travel to Iasi.

Things to do in Constanta

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 1 — 4:

Iasi

— 2 nights
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Monastery of the Three Holy Hierarchs, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Banu Church of Iasi, then explore the historical opulence of Palace of Culture, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barnovschi Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: wander the streets of Iasi Historical Town, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sinagoga Mare din Iasi, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Armenian Church in Iasi, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Sabbas the Sanctified.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Iasi holiday app.

Do a combination of train, bus, and flight from Constanta to Iasi in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Constanta in May, expect nights in Iasi to be about the same, around 11°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Suceava.

Things to do in Iasi

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay May 4 — 6:

Suceava

— 1 night
Suceava is the largest city and the seat of Suceava County, in the historical region of Bukovina, north-eastern Romania. On the 7th (Fri), gain a rich perspective with Hello Bucovina Day Tours, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Holy Cross, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Dragomirna Monastery.

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Suceava itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Iasi to Suceava takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Iasi in May, expect nights in Suceava to be about the same, around 11°C, while days are little chillier, around 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel to Brasov.

Things to do in Suceava

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 6 — 7:

Brasov

— 3 nights
With the dramatic Carpathian Mountains as backdrop, Brasov is the largest city in a region of mountain resorts.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Transylvanian Wolf and Turnul Alb. Visiting Parasailing & Paragliding and Mount Tampa will get you outdoors. Step out of Brasov with an excursion to Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle) in Bran--about 40 minutes away. There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Fortified Church of Harman, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sinagoga Neologa, explore the historical opulence of Rasnov Citadel, and contemplate the long history of Villages with Fortified Churches.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Brasov tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Suceava to Brasov takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to drive to Sighisoara.

Things to do in Brasov

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Adventure

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 7 — 11:

Sighisoara

— 2 nights
As a World Heritage Site, Sighisoara is visited mostly for its fortified Old Town surrounded entirely by city walls.
On the 12th (Wed), look for all kinds of wild species at Breite Ancient Oak Tree Reserve, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Margaret Church, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Franciscan Church and Monastery. Here are some ideas for day two: get to know the fascinating history of Sighisoara Historic Center, don't miss a visit to Scara Acoperita-Covered Stairway, take in panoramic vistas at Turnul Cismarilor, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church on the Hill, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Holy Trinity Church.

To find traveler tips and tourist information, go to the Sighisoara journey builder website.

Traveling by car from Brasov to Sighisoara takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May in Sighisoara, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can drive to Targu Mures.

Things to do in Sighisoara

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 11 — 13:

Targu Mures

— 1 night
Târgu Mureș is the seat of Mureș County in the north-central part of Romania. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Synagogue of Tg. Mures, then step into the grandiose world of Teleki Castle, and then explore the historical opulence of Targu Mures Fortress.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Targu Mures trip planner.

You can drive from Sighisoara to Targu Mures in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to drive to Sibiu.

Things to do in Targu Mures

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 13 — 14:

Sibiu

— 2 nights

Red Town

Reminiscent of the height of the bourgeoisie and retaining much of its medieval architecture, Sibiu is Romania's cultural gem.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: indulge in some personalized pampering at Ocna Sibiului Salt Mine, then explore the historical opulence of Slimnic Citadel, then pause for some serene contemplation at Biserica Evanghelică Fortificată, and finally contemplate the long history of Fortress Walls.

Before you visit Sibiu, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Drive from Targu Mures to Sibiu in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. May in Sibiu sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to drive to Alba Iulia.

Things to do in Sibiu

Historic Sites · Parks · Spas · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 14 — 16:

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. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Catedrala Reintregirii Neamului (Coronation Cathedral) and Citadel of Alba Iulia. Discover out-of-the-way places like St Michael's Roman Catholic Cathedral and Obeliscul lui Horea, Closca si Crisan. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Alba Iulia: Rapa Rosie (in Sebes), Aiud Citadel (in Aiud) and Coltesti Castle Ruins (in Coltesti). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Traseul Celor Trei Fortificatii, take in the awesome beauty at Szekelyko, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sebes Evangelical Lutheran Church.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Alba Iulia online trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Sibiu to Alba Iulia in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In May, daytime highs in Alba Iulia are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Cluj-Napoca.

Things to do in Alba Iulia

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 16 — 19:

Cluj-Napoca

— 3 nights

Treasure City

The multicultural Cluj-Napoca is the capital of the historic region of Transylvania.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Reformed Church of Cluj-Napoca and Piarist Church. You'll discover tucked-away gems like TransyBike - Day Tours and Avenue of Heroes in Cluj-Napoca. Step out of Cluj-Napoca with an excursion to Salina Turda in Turda--about 50 minutes away. The adventure continues: stroll the grounds of Hazsongard Cemetery, delve into the distant past at City Walls of Cluj, pause for some serene contemplation at Franciscan Church, and take in the dramatic scenery at Bridal Veil Falls.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Cluj-Napoca trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Alba Iulia to Cluj-Napoca in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In May in Cluj-Napoca, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to drive to Oradea.

Things to do in Cluj-Napoca

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Spas

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 19 — 22:

Oradea

— 4 nights
Oradea the capital city of Bihor County and Crișana region, is one of the important centers of economic, social and cultural development in the western part of Romania, retaining these characteristics throughout history. Explore hidden gems such as The Neolog Synagogue Zion and Black Hawk (Vulturul Negru) Palace Arcade. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Oradea Fortress and The Holy Cross Monastery. Venture out of the city with trips to Rosia (Old Watermill Rosia & Peştera cu cristale din mina Farcu), Meziad Cave (in Meziad) and Unguru Mare Cave (in Suncuius). And it doesn't end there: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, stroll around Ion C. Bratianu Park, admire the sheer force of Vadu Crisului Waterfall, and explore the fascinating underground world of Vadu Crisului Cave.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Oradea route builder tool.

Traveling by car from Cluj-Napoca to Oradea takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in May, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can drive to Timisoara.

Things to do in Oradea

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 22 — 26:

Timisoara

— 3 nights
Timișoara is the capital city of Timiș County, and the main social, economic and cultural centre in western Romania.The third most populous city in the country, with 319,279 inhabitants as of the 2011 census, Timișoara is the informal capital city of the historical region of Banat. Popular historic sites such as Timisoara Historical Center and Millennium Church are in your itinerary. Step out of the city life by going to Dendrological Park and Bega River. There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Romanian Orthodox Parish Iosefin, walk around Central Park, steep yourself in history at Serbian Orthodox Episcopal Church, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cetate Synagogue.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Timisoara online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Oradea to Timisoara takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Timisoara can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Timisoara

Historic Sites · Parks · Wineries · Tours

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 26 — 29:

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.

Suceava County travel guide

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Architectural Buildings · Sacred & Religious Sites · Ruins
Suceava is a county of Romania. Most of its territory lies in the southern portion of Bukovina, a historic region, while the remainder forms part of Western Moldavia proper. The county seat is Suceava.DemographicsIn 2011, Suceava County had a population of 634,810, with a population density of 74/km2. Romanians - 96.14% Romani - 1.92% Ukrainians - 0.92% Lipovans - 0.27% Germans - 0.11% Poles, Slovaks, other - 0.5%.GeographyThis county has a total area of 8553km².The western side of the county consists of mountains from the Eastern Carpathians group: the Rodna Mountains, the Rarău Mountains, the Giumalău Mountains and the Ridges of Bukovina with lower heights. The county's elevation decreases toward the east, with the lowest height in the Siret River valley.The rivers crossing the county are the Siret River with its tributaries: the Moldova River, the Suceava River and the Bistrița River.

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