21 days in Transylvania Itinerary

21 days in Transylvania Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Sighisoara
— 2 nights
2
Brasov
— 4 nights
3
Sibiu
— 4 nights
4
Hunedoara
— 2 nights
5
Timisoara
— 3 nights
6
Cluj-Napoca
— 5 nights

2
nights
Sighisoara

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. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Torture Museum, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Pivnita lui Teo - Teo's Cellar, then view the masterpieces at Art & Crafts, then don't miss a visit to Sighisoara Clock Tower, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church on the Hill.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Sighisoara itinerary app.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Sighisoara is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Tel Aviv in January, things will get cooler in Sighisoara: highs are around 1°C and lows about -7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can go by car to Brasov.

Things to do in Sighisoara

Historic Sites · Museums · Breweries & Distilleries
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Sighisoara Historic Center
Sighisoara Historic Center
Art & Crafts ©
Art & Crafts
Sighisoara Clock Tower ©
Sighisoara Clock Tower

4
nights
Brasov

Brasov ©
With the dramatic Carpathian Mountains as backdrop, Brasov is the largest city in a region of mountain resorts.
Kids will enjoy Poiana Brasov and Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle). Step out of Brasov to go to Zarnesti and see Libearty Bear Sanctuary Zarnesti, which is approximately 36 minutes away. There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Council Square, step into the grandiose world of Rasnov Citadel, contemplate the long history of Turnul Alb, and get to know the fascinating history of Rope Street - Strada Sforii.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Brasov trip itinerary website.

Drive from Sighisoara to Brasov in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to drive to Sibiu.

Things to do in Brasov

Theme Parks · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Rasnov Citadel, Poiana Brasov, Libearty Bear Sanctuary Zarnesti, Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle)
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Poiana Brasov ©
Poiana Brasov
Parc Aventura Brasov ©
Parc Aventura Brasov
Rasnov Citadel ©
Rasnov Citadel

4
nights
Sibiu

Sibiu ©
Reminiscent of the height of the bourgeoisie and retaining much of its medieval architecture, Sibiu is Romania's cultural gem.
Kids will enjoy Big Square (Piata Mare) and Lutheran Evangelical Cathedral & Tower. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sibiu: Alba Iulia (St Michael's Roman Catholic Cathedral & Citadel of Alba Iulia). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at ASTRA Museum, snap pictures at Bridge of Lies, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Biserica Evanghelică Fortificată, and get outside with Escape Secret Rooms.

To see traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Sibiu planner.

You can drive from Brasov to Sibiu in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In January, daytime highs in Sibiu are 2°C, while nighttime lows are -8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to go by car to Hunedoara.

Things to do in Sibiu

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

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

2
nights
Hunedoara

Hunedoara ©
On the 2nd (Thu), contemplate the long history of Colt Citadel, explore the historical opulence of Castelul Corvinilor, and then identify plant and animal life at Arboretumul Simeria.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Hunedoara trip planner.

Drive from Sibiu to Hunedoara in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Sibiu in February since evenings lows in Hunedoara dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Timisoara.

Things to do in Hunedoara

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Colt Citadel, Arboretumul Simeria
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Castelul Corvinilor ©
Castelul Corvinilor
Colt Citadel ©
Colt Citadel
Arboretumul Simeria ©
Arboretumul Simeria

3
nights
Timisoara

Timisoara ©
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. Attractions like Piata Victoriei and Unirii Square make great kid-friendly stops. And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Timisoara Orthodox Cathedral, take in nature's colorful creations at Parcul Rozelor, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Parohia Reformată Timișoara, and appreciate the history behind Timisoara Historical Center.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Timisoara route builder tool.

Drive from Hunedoara to Timisoara in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. In February in Timisoara, expect temperatures between 10°C during the day and 0°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can go by car to Cluj-Napoca.

Things to do in Timisoara

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites
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Parcul Rozelor ©
Parcul Rozelor
Piata Victoriei ©
Piata Victoriei
Timisoara Orthodox Cathedral ©
Timisoara Orthodox Cathedral

5
nights
Cluj-Napoca

Cluj-Napoca ©
The multicultural Cluj-Napoca is the capital of the historic region of Transylvania.
Get out of town with these interesting Cluj-Napoca side-trips: Porolissum (in Zalau) and Salina Turda (in Turda). Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the history behind King Matthias Corvin Statue, gain insight at Babes Bolyai University, look for all kinds of wild species at Cheile Turzii - Turda Gorge, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Michael's Church.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Cluj-Napoca using our trip planner.

Traveling by car from Timisoara to Cluj-Napoca takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. February in Cluj-Napoca sees daily highs of 7°C and lows of -1°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cluj-Napoca

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Porolissum, Salina Turda, Baisoara Ski Resort
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Botanical Garden ©
Botanical Garden
Salina Turda ©
Salina Turda
King Matthias Corvin Statue ©
King Matthias Corvin Statue

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