12 days in Romania Itinerary

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Bucharest — 4 nights

The booming city of Bucharest is a sophisticated metropolis with a high contrast of old- and new-world architecture.
Bucharest is known for sightseeing, historic sites, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: get the lay of the land with Walking tours, let the river carry you with Green Adventure, admire the natural beauty at Cismigiu Parc, and get to know the fascinating history of Old Town.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Bucharest online journey maker.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Bucharest is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Arabian Standard Time (AST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Riyadh in June, with highs in Bucharest at 32°C and lows at 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to drive to Tulcea.
Tours · Outdoors · Museums · Wildlife
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Tulcea — 2 nights

Tulcea is a city in Dobrogea, Romania. Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): explore the world behind art at Muzeul de Etnografie Si Arta Populara - Tulcea / Ethnographic and Folk Art Museum - Tulcea, make a trip to Danube Delta Biosphere Reserve, and then delve into the lush surroundings at Caraorman Forest. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saon Monastery, see the interesting displays at The Danube Delta Museum, and then pause for some photo ops at Monumentul Independentei.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Tulcea trip itinerary planning site.

You can drive from Bucharest to Tulcea in 4 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can go by car to Brasov.
Wildlife · Parks · Museums · Historic Sites
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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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Brasov: Predeal Monastery (in Predeal), Sinaia (Stancile Franz Joseph & Peles Castle) and Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle) (in Bran). The adventure continues: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Muntele Tampa, make a trip to Crucea Caraiman, get thoroughly spooked out with a ghost and vampire tour, and relax and rejuvenate at Sport Wellness Spa.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Brasov trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Tulcea to Brasov takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Cluj-Napoca.
Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Spas
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Cluj-Napoca — 2 nights

Treasure City

The multicultural Cluj-Napoca is the capital of the historic region of Transylvania.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Muzeul de Istorie Turda, then browse the exhibits of Salina Turda, then identify plant and animal life at Cheile Turzii, and finally pause for some photo ops at Rex Matia Corvin Statue.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Cluj-Napoca trip builder website.

You can drive from Brasov to Cluj-Napoca in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June in Cluj-Napoca, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 15°C at night. On the 30th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.
Parks · Museums · Spas · Wildlife
Side Trip
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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.