21 days in Transylvania Itinerary

21 days in Transylvania Itinerary

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Tel Aviv
Fly:
13​h 45​min
Sighisoara
— 2 nights
Drive:
1​h 45​min
Brasov
— 4 nights
Drive:
2​h 15​min
Sibiu
— 4 nights
Drive:
1​h 45​min
Hunedoara
— 2 nights
Drive:
2​h 30​min
Timisoara
— 3 nights
Fly:
1​h 45​min
Cluj-Napoca
— 5 nights
Fly:
6​h 30​min
Tel Aviv

2
days
Sighisoara

As a World Heritage Site, Sighisoara is visited mostly for its fortified Old Town surrounded entirely by city walls.
On the 22nd (Sun), get to know the fascinating history of Sighisoara Historic Center. On the 23rd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Torture Museum, sample the fine beverages at Pivnita lui Teo - Teo's Cellar, stop by Art, Crafts and Tea, then make a trip to Clock Tower, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church on the Hill.

To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Sighisoara trip generator.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Sighisoara is an approximately 14-hour combination of car and flight. In January, Sighisoara is colder than Tel Aviv - with highs of 1°C and lows of -7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can drive to Brasov.

Things to do in Sighisoara

Sightseeing Historic Sites Museums
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Sighisoara Historic Center
Clock Tower
Art, Crafts and Tea

5
days
Brasov

With the dramatic Carpathian Mountains as backdrop, Brasov is the largest city in a region of mountain resorts.
Kids will enjoy Parc Aventura Brasov and Paradisul Acvatic. Take a break from Brasov with a short trip to Bran Castle in Bran, about 36 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Council Square, take in the spiritual surroundings of Black Church (Biserica Neagra), surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and fly down the slopes at Poiana Brasov.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Brasov vacation planner.

You can drive from Sighisoara to Brasov in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to drive to Sibiu.

Things to do in Brasov

Sightseeing Parks Theme Parks

Side Trips

Poiana Brasov, Cetatea Taraneasca Rasnov, Libearty Bear Sanctuary Zarnesti, Bran Castle
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Council Square
Libearty Bear Sanctuary Zarnesti
Parc Aventura Brasov

4
days
Sibiu

Reminiscent of the height of the bourgeoisie and retaining much of its medieval architecture, Sibiu is Romania's cultural gem.
Explore Sibiu's surroundings by going to Alba Iulia (Roman-Catholic Cathedral Saint Michael & Citadel of Alba Iulia). And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Big Square (Piata Mare), snap pictures at Bridge of Lies, examine the collection at Astra National Museum Complex, and pause for some serene contemplation at Biserica Evanghelică Fortificată.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Sibiu vacation trip planner.

You can drive from Brasov to Sibiu in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In January in Sibiu, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can drive to Hunedoara.

Things to do in Sibiu

Sightseeing Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Alba Iulia, Biserica Evanghelică Fortificată, Muzeul Pr. Zosim Oancea
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Big Square (Piata Mare)
ASTRA Museum

1
day
Hunedoara

Hunedoara is a city in Hunedoara County, Transylvania, Romania. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): steep yourself in history at Colt Citadel, then explore the historical opulence of Muzeul Castelul Corvinilor, and then identify plant and animal life at Simeria Arboretum.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Hunedoara vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Sibiu to Hunedoara takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 6°C, and evening lows to -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Timisoara.

Things to do in Hunedoara

Sightseeing Historic Sites Wildlife Areas
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Corvin Castle

4
days
Timisoara

Timișoara is the capital city of Timiș County, in western Romania. Timisoara is known for sightseeing, museums, parks, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Victory Square (Piata Victoriei), contemplate the waterfront views at Bega River, explore the world behind art at Timisoara Orthodox Cathedral, and take in nature's colorful creations at Roses Park.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Timisoara holiday planner.

Getting from Hunedoara to Timisoara by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In February, plan for daily highs up to 6°C, and evening lows to -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel to Cluj-Napoca.

Things to do in Timisoara

Sightseeing Parks Museums
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Victory Square (Piata Victoriei)
Unirii Square
Iulius Mall

5
days
Cluj-Napoca

The multicultural Cluj-Napoca is the capital of the historic region of Transylvania.
Change things up with these side-trips from Cluj-Napoca: Turda Salt Mine (in Turda) and Porolissum (in Zalau). There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Garden, explore and take pictures at Babes-Bolyai University, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Michael's Church, and stroll through Baisoara Ski Resort.

To see traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Cluj-Napoca travel planner.

You can do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi from Timisoara to Cluj-Napoca in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or drive. In February, daytime highs in Cluj-Napoca are 5°C, while nighttime lows are -5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cluj-Napoca

Parks Sightseeing Historic Sites

Side Trips

Baisoara Ski Resort, Porolissum, Turda Salt Mine
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St. Michael's Church
Central Park

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