8 days in Romania Itinerary

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Bucharest — 1 night

The booming city of Bucharest is a sophisticated metropolis with a high contrast of old- and new-world architecture.
On the 24th (Mon), discover the deep blue sea with Green Adventure and then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms. On the 25th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: ponder the world of politics at Palace of Parliament, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Stavropoleos Monastery, then view the masterpieces at Muzeul National al Satului "Dimitrie Gusti", and finally get outside with Romania Motorcycle Tours.

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London, UK to Bucharest is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from London in April: highs in Bucharest hover around 22°C, while lows dip to 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Brasov.
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Brasov — 4 nights

With the dramatic Carpathian Mountains as backdrop, Brasov is the largest city in a region of mountain resorts.
Take a break from the city and head to Muntele Tampa and Transylvanian Wolf. Get a sense of the local culture at Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle) and Peles Castle. Venture out of the city with trips to Transfagarasan Highway (in Curtea de Arges), Cabana Babele (in Sinaia) and Prapastiile Zarnestiului (in Zarnesti). There's still lots to do: fly down the slopes at Poiana Brasov, admire the sheer force of Cascada Urlatoarele, contemplate the long history of Turnul Alb, and look for all kinds of wild species at Bunloc.

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Drive from Bucharest to Brasov in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Cluj-Napoca.
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Cluj-Napoca — 2 nights

Treasure City

The multicultural Cluj-Napoca is the capital of the historic region of Transylvania.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at TransyBike - Day Tours, identify plant and animal life at Moara de Vant, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Cetakuia Hill (Dealul Cetakuia). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Mon): get engrossed in the history at Muzeon - Storytelling Jewish History Museum, relax and rejuvenate at Salina Turda, then look for all kinds of wild species at Cheile Turzii, and finally pause for some photo ops at Rex Matia Corvin Statue.

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Traveling by car from Brasov to Cluj-Napoca takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In April, daytime highs in Cluj-Napoca are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to 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.