9 days in Romania Itinerary

9 days in Romania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Romania trip planner

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Cluj-Napoca
— 1 night
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Curtea de Arges
— 1 night
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Brasov
— 2 nights
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Constanta
— 1 night
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Tulcea
— 1 night
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Bucharest
— 2 nights
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Cluj-Napoca

— 1 night

Treasure City

The multicultural Cluj-Napoca is the capital of the historic region of Transylvania.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Michael's Church and then appreciate the history behind Avram Iancu Monument.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Cluj-Napoca trip maker.

Dublin, Ireland to Cluj-Napoca is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 2 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Dublin in August, with highs in Cluj-Napoca at 32°C and lows at 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Curtea de Arges.

Things to do in Cluj-Napoca

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 4 — 5:

Curtea de Arges

— 1 night
Curtea de Argeș is a city in Romania on the right bank of the Argeş River, where it flows through a valley of the lower Carpathians (the Făgăraș Mountains), on the railway from Pitești to the Turnu Roșu Pass. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Mănăstirea Curtea de Argeș, then admire the engineering at Vidraru Dam, and then take a memorable drive along Transfagarasan Highway.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Curtea de Arges trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Cluj-Napoca to Curtea de Arges takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. In August in Curtea de Arges, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 16°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Brasov.

Things to do in Curtea de Arges

Scenic Drive · Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 5 — 6:

Brasov

— 2 nights
With the dramatic Carpathian Mountains as backdrop, Brasov is the largest city in a region of mountain resorts.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Tampa, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Black Church (Biserica Neagra), then don't miss a visit to Council Square, then explore the historical opulence of Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle), and finally step into the grandiose world of Rasnov Citadel. On the 8th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: fly down the slopes at Predeal Ski Area and then explore the historical opulence of Peles Castle.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Brasov trip app.

Traveling by car from Curtea de Arges to Brasov takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to drive to Constanta.

Things to do in Brasov

Parks · Historic Sites · Winter Sports · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 6 — 8:

Constanta

— 1 night
Constanta is a relaxed seaside town on the coast of the Black Sea.
On the 9th (Thu), kick back and relax at Mamaia Beach, then explore the ancient world of Cetatea Capidava, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Constanta Beach.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Constanta trip planner.

Drive from Brasov to Constanta in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Tulcea.

Things to do in Constanta

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 8 — 9:

Tulcea

— 1 night
Tulcea is a city in Dobrogea, Romania. On the 10th (Fri), look for all kinds of wild species at Danube Delta Biosphere Reserve, then make a trip to Monumentul Independentei, and then see the interesting displays at The Danube Delta Museum.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Tulcea itinerary builder.

You can drive from Constanta to Tulcea in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Tulcea are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can drive to Bucharest.

Things to do in Tulcea

Parks · Wildlife · Museums
Find places to stay Aug 9 — 10:

Bucharest

— 2 nights
The booming city of Bucharest is a sophisticated metropolis with a high contrast of old- and new-world architecture.
On the 11th (Sat), admire the masterpieces at Peasant Museum (Muzeul Taranului Roman), take in the exciting artwork at Muzeul National al Satului "Dimitrie Gusti", then walk around Herăstrău Park, and finally visit Old Town. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Sun): get the lay of the land with Walking tours, then contemplate the long history of Stavropoleos Monastery, and then get a sense of history and politics at Palace of Parliament.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Bucharest trip app.

Traveling by car from Tulcea to Bucharest takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. August in Bucharest sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bucharest

Tours · Museums · Shopping · Parks
Find places to stay Aug 10 — 12:

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.