7 days in Romania Itinerary

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Fly to Bucharest Otopeni, Shuttle to Brasov
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Brasov — 3 nights

With the dramatic Carpathian Mountains as backdrop, Brasov is the largest city in a region of mountain resorts.
Do your shopping at Coresi Shopping Mall and La Cabane Aux Images. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Brasov: Zarnesti (Libearty Bear Sanctuary Zarnesti & Prapastiile Zarnestiului), Peles Castle (in Sinaia) and Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle) (in Bran). The adventure continues: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Muntele Tampa, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Black Church (Biserica Neagra), explore the historical opulence of Rasnov Citadel, and stop by Autentic - Romanian Handmade.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Brasov trip website.

Paris, France to Brasov is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Paris to Brasov. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Sighisoara.
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Sighisoara — 1 night

As a World Heritage Site, Sighisoara is visited mostly for its fortified Old Town surrounded entirely by city walls.
On the 14th (Wed), make a trip to Sighisoara Clock Tower, view the masterpieces at The Spoonman, take in the exciting artwork at Art & Crafts, then take in the views from Scara Acoperita-Covered Stairway, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Synagogue Sighisoara, and finally identify plant and animal life at Breite Ancient Oak Tree Reserve.

For traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Sighisoara trip planner.

Traveling by car from Brasov to Sighisoara takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to drive to Bucharest.
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Bucharest — 2 nights

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): take in the exciting artwork at Urban Collectors, ponder the world of politics at Palace of Parliament, then shop like a local with 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. On the next day, take a stroll through Old Town, take in the exciting artwork at Muzeul National al Satului "Dimitrie Gusti", look for gifts at Humanitas bookstore, then explore the world behind art at Rotenberg-Uzunov, and finally steep yourself in history at Stavropoleos Monastery.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Bucharest trip itinerary app.

Drive from Sighisoara to Bucharest in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Bucharest can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can fly back home.
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Romania travel guide

Castles · Historic Walking Areas · Government Buildings
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.