7 days in Romania Itinerary

7 days in Romania Itinerary

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7 days in Romania Itinerary

Start: Paris
+2
Fly + foot + shuttle:  8​h 30​min
1
Brasov
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Sighisoara
— 1 night
3
Bucharest
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Paris

3
nights
Brasov

Brasov ©
With the dramatic Carpathian Mountains as backdrop, Brasov is the largest city in a region of mountain resorts.
Head to Autentic - Romanian Handmade and Coresi Shopping Mallfor some retail therapy. Get out of town with these interesting Brasov side-trips: Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle) (in Bran), La Cabane Aux Images (in Moieciu de Sus) and Peles Castle (in Sinaia). Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Libearty Bear Sanctuary Zarnesti, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Tampa, step into the grandiose world of Rasnov Citadel, and explore the striking landscape at La Prapastii Zarnesti.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Brasov day trip planner.

Paris, France to Brasov is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also do a combination of shuttle, flight, and train; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Paris to Brasov due to the time zone difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Sighisoara.

Things to do in Brasov

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Zarnesti, Pyramids of Sona, La Cabane Aux Images, Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle), Rasnov Citadel
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Libearty Bear Sanctuary Zarnesti ©
Libearty Bear Sanctuary Zarnesti
La Prapastii Zarnesti ©
La Prapastii Zarnesti
Autentic - Romanian Handmade ©
Autentic - Romanian Handmade

1
night
Sighisoara

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 14th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Torre do Relogio, view the masterpieces at The Spoonman, get a taste of the local shopping with Art & Crafts, then take in the views from Scara Acoperita-Covered Stairway, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Synagogue Sighisoara, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Breite Ancient Oak Tree Reserve.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Sighisoara driving holiday planning tool .

Traveling by car from Brasov to Sighisoara takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Sighisoara are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Bucharest.

Things to do in Sighisoara

Parks Wildlife Museums
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Art & Crafts ©
Art & Crafts
The Spoonman ©
The Spoonman
Torre do Relogio ©
Torre do Relogio

2
nights
Bucharest

Bucharest
The booming city of Bucharest is a sophisticated metropolis with a high contrast of old- and new-world architecture.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): browse the exhibits of Urban Collectors, ponder the world of politics at Palace of Parliament, then take in the exciting artwork at Artfooly, The Slice of Art Gallery, then buy something for everyone on your list at AFI Cotroceni, and finally admire the masterpieces at Muzeul Micul Paris. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town, admire the striking features of Muzeul National al Satului "Dimitrie Gusti", look for gifts at Humanitas bookstore, then view the masterpieces at Rotenberg-Uzunov, and finally make a trip to Stavropoleos Monastery.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Bucharest driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Sighisoara to Bucharest in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August in Bucharest, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 18°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bucharest

Shopping Museums Historic Sites
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AFI Cotroceni
AFI Cotroceni
Rotenberg-Uzunov ©
Rotenberg-Uzunov
Muzeul Micul Paris ©
Muzeul Micul Paris

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