Relaxed 10-Day Romania Road Trip Starting from Timișoara to Oradea

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Duration
10 days & 9 nights
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Jan. - Dec.
Hotel
9 nights included
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10 days included
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Sit back and enjoy a relaxed 10-day road trip in Romania with this laid-back self-drive vacation.

This self-drive package allows you to immerse in the local culture as you travel through the picture-perfect landscapes in Romania at a relaxed pace. Make yourself at home at top-rated hotels and stay 4 nights in Timișoara and 5 nights in Oradea. Finally, taste the local food and enjoy a refreshing drink at the most popular restaurants and bars along your road trip route in Romania.

Experience an easy 10-day self-drive tour across Romania with this carefully arranged travel plan. We’ll help you from the beginning to the end of your vacation in Romania so you can leave with the best road trip memories.

Freedom of choice is key to a relaxing road trip in Romania. For your self-drive vacation, we’ll offer you a selection of the best rental vehicles with CDW insurance. Upon arrival in Timișoara, you’ll collect your rental car of choice. From there, you’ll begin your 10-day journey across Romania and discover its unique culture, history, and diverse scenery.

You’ll choose among the best hotels and places to stay in Romania. Each stop offers top-notch comfort and unique charm, designed to help you unwind and enjoy your journey. Rest assured, we’ll always offer you accommodations that fit your budget and needs, ensuring a seamless and enjoyable travel experience throughout Romania.

We’ll introduce you to some of the best travel destinations in Romania. This relaxed road trip features the stunning Oradea Fortress in Oradea. Another highlight of this self-drive tour is the captivating Bear's Cave.

Traveling leisurely through Romania means you could spend as much time as you want at the magnificent Roses Park, Timișoara. With this travel plan, you could also soak in the atmosphere of the memorable piața Unirii. Get close to the spectacular Victory Square and the wonderful The Old Town of Timișoara. You’ll have plenty of time to take in each attraction's unique features, learn its unique history, and appreciate it to the fullest.

Between sightseeing, you can make the most of your downtime and join a popular tour in Romania. Tours offer a special way of discovering what else Romania has to offer.

This relaxed road trip also gives you plenty of time to stroll through Romania's shopping hotspots. Here you can visit shops, discover the locals’ way of life, or try various specialties. Check out all the souvenirs and gifts you can buy in the area and bring home a piece of the country that will remind you of your relaxing vacation in Romania.

By the end of your 10-day road trip through Romania, you’ll return home feeling refreshed and enriched by your experience. You’ll have many stories about your pleasant and relaxed road trip vacation in Romania and memories to cherish forever.

This self-drive vacation package includes everything you need for a stress-free, easy road trip through Romania. You’ll have a cozy place to stay for 9 nights, with a selection of top-rated breakfast and restaurant options nearby. We'll also provide you with the best car rental you can use throughout the 10 days of your self-drive road trip in Romania. On top of all that, you also have the option to add flights to your travel plan and personalize each day of your itinerary by adding tours and tickets.

This self-drive package includes 24/7 travel support and a step-by-step guide. You can access the guide at any point of your journey through our mobile app, where you can also keep and organize your travel documents.

Spend an amazing 10-day vacation in Romania and get to know more about this fantastic destination. Choose your travel dates and plan a laid-back and relaxed road trip in Romania today!

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Included

Hotel, 9 nights
Rental car, 10 days
CDW Insurance
Step-by-step guide
Personal travel agent
24/7 travel support

Destinations

Bodrogu Nou
Băile Felix
Boga
Măgura
Arad County - region in RomaniaArad
Oradea - city in RomaniaOradea / 5 nights
Photo of aerial view of the old Timisoara city center, Romania.Timișoara / 4 nights
Bălnaca-Groși

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Attractions

Photo of Victory Square with the Orthodox Cathedral, Timisoara is a long square with green park surrounded by national opera on one side and the metropolitan cathedral on the other.Victory Square
Oradea Fortress, Oradea, Oradea Metropolitan Area, Bihor, RomaniaOradea Fortress
Aquapark Nymphaea, Oradea, Oradea Metropolitan Area, Bihor, RomaniaAquapark Nymphaea
Photo of Bear cave detail - Bihor, Romania.Bear's Cave
Photo of Floral clock decoration in Roses Park Timisoara, Romania.Roses Park, Timișoara
The Old Town of Timișoara
Oradea Zoo
Photo of  Aerial view of the Union Square ,Timisoara ,Romania .Piața Unirii
Strand Apollo-Felix, Sânmartin, Oradea Metropolitan Area, Bihor, RomaniaStrand Apollo-Felix
Liberty Square, Timișoara, Timiș, RomaniaLibertății Square in Timișoara
Orthodox Metropolitan Cathedral, Timișoara, Timiș, RomaniaOrthodox Metropolitan Cathedral
Black Eagle Palace, Oradea, Oradea Metropolitan Area, Bihor, RomaniaBlack Eagle Palace
Ion Creangă Children's Park
Photo of Traditional old romanian house at the Banat village museum, Romania.Banat Village Museum, Timișoara
Botanic Park, Timișoara, Timiș, RomaniaBotanic Park
Parcul Pădurice
Oradea Town Hall
Photo of Theresia Bastion ,Timisoara ,Romania .Theresia Bastion
Photo of Moskovits-Miksa Palace in Oradea city, Romania, in summer .Moskovits Palace
Cave Unguru Mare
Parcul Uzinei
Reconciliation Park
Tarii Crisurilor Museum, W-41396501, R-10718900, R-90689, R-91731Țării Crișurilor Museum
Scârț, a Chill Place
Photo of Alpinet Park Timișoara , Romania .Alpinet Park
Regina Maria Park, Timișoara, Timiș, RomaniaRegina Maria Park
Hodoș-Bodrog Monastery, Zădăreni, Arad, RomaniaHodoș-Bodrog Monastery
Bucovina Park
Clăbucet Park, Timișoara, Timiș, RomaniaClăbucet Park
Parcul Copiilor
Photo of Small waterfall near a location called Vadu Crisului , Romania .Vadu Crişului waterfall
La Fluturi Etnographic Museum, Bihor, RomaniaLa Fluturi Etnographic Museum
Holy Trinity Statue
Bulz's Rock

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Day 1

Day 1 – Timișoara - arrival day

  • Timișoara - Arrival day
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  • Theresia Bastion
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Your slow-paced and relaxed road trip through Romania begins when you reach Timișoara, where you’ll stay for a total of 4 nights.

Timișoara is an outstanding hub for culture, comfort, and exploration. The city offers travelers plenty of experiences to look forward to, including the magnificent Theresia Bastion. Around 2,823 visitors have rated this fascinating architectural structure and travel destination an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars.

When you're done sightseeing for the day, you'll check in at one of the best hotels or places to stay in the city. Take your pick and make it your home during your leisurely tour of the city.

Exploring the food culture in Timișoara offers you an exciting chance to connect with locals and experience diversity along your relaxed road trip. When you’re ready to eat, we recommend you visit one of the best dining spots in the city.

An excellent example is Rivière Brasserie. This restaurant offers a menu of comforting meals and is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 2,839 customers.

Neața Omelette Bistro serves great food and is a favorite among hungry travelers and locals. This popular restaurant in Timișoara has a rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 2,131 reviews.

Cafeneaua Verde is another one of the city’s best restaurants. With an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 1,885 customers, Cafeneaua Verde is sure to provide you with an unforgettable dining experience.

If you’re curious about what Timișoara looks like at night, a trip to some of the best bars near your accommodation is what you need next. Experience the local nightlife at Scârț, a Chill Place, our top recommendation in the city. Customers have rated this bar an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars in 1,675 reviews.

The 80's Pub offers a variety of refreshing drinks and is one of the best places to relax in Timișoara. This well-known city bar is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 2,176 customers.

Locals like unwinding at Csíki Beer House. This bar has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 562 customers and is a perfect place for socializing.

Free your mind of worries and enjoy your first taste of relaxation in Romania! Expect more to come as you continue this laid-back and relaxed road trip in Romania!

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Day 2

Day 2 – Timișoara

  • Timișoara
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Drive 5 km, 42 min

  • Orthodox Metropolitan Cathedral
  • Victory Square
  • The Old Town of Timișoara
  • Libertății Square in Timișoara
  • Regina Maria Park
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On day 2 of your relaxed road trip across Romania, you'll explore the best attractions in Timișoara at your own pace and immerse in the city's unique local culture. Today's laid-back tour features some of the best restaurants and bars in Timișoara, where you can sample some delicious local food.

The accommodation you’ll be staying at for another 3 nights will be conveniently located close to several attractions, like the famous Orthodox Metropolitan Cathedral. This incredible church has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars from 6,007 travelers.

Make the most of your slow-paced travel adventure in Romania by seeing another popular site in Timișoara, the wonderful Victory Square. This square is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 6,007 travelers.

You can then move on to the incredible The Old Town of Timișoara. This best-rated sightseeing destination has received an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 8,881 visitors.

Another stop you might want to add to your self-drive itinerary is the remarkable Libertății Square in Timișoara. This square is sought after by many travelers from around the world. The popular attraction has received 4.6 out of 5 stars from 7,609 visitors.

If you want to discover more, consider stopping by the famous Regina Maria Park. This amazing site is a wonderful park with more than 1,416 wanderlust-filled travelers rating it an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Get a dose of thrill, excitement, and inspiration on day 2 of your unhurried and relaxed road trip in Romania. Check out the tours and tickets you can add to your Timișoara itinerary and feel all the emotions in this wonderful city. Add a highly recommended tour to your vacation package now and make this refreshing new day of your self-drive through Romania extra special!

After a long day exploring the popular attractions in the city, it’s time to sample the different kinds of mouthwatering foods served at the best restaurants in Timișoara. One of our top recommendations includes a selection of delicious meals on its menu, Massimo. This place is a local favorite and has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 2,963 customers.

You may also try the variety of dishes served at The Drunken Rat Pub, which is an excellent choice if you want a nice place to eat near your accommodation. The Drunken Rat Pub is rated 4.6 stars out of 5 by 2,371 customers.

You can also eat at the highly recommended Paradisul Piraților. This amazing restaurant has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 919 food lovers.

After finishing your meal, it’s time to experience the amazing nightlife in Timișoara and unwind at the coolest bars in the city. Drink the night away and celebrate this day of your relaxed road trip at the popular D'arc pe mal. This vibrant bar is rated 4.6 out of 5 stars by 1,615 customers.

If you want to try a different bar, check out the popular Joy Pub. Rated 4.6 out of 5 stars by 917 customers, this bar is a great place to try some excellent liquor.

Another recommendation you shouldn’t miss is Irish Public House. Drink up and relax in this amazing bar that serves different kinds of alcoholic beverages and cocktail drinks. Irish Public House has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,181 bar goers.

Enjoy the rest of day 2 of your relaxed road trip across Romania, and prepare for another day of unhurried adventure!

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Day 3

Day 3 – Timișoara

  • Timișoara
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Drive 11 km, 42 min

  • Botanic Park
  • Piața Unirii
  • Holy Trinity Statue
  • Parcul Uzinei
  • Banat Village Museum, Timișoara
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On day 3 of your relaxed road trip across Romania, you'll explore the best attractions in Timișoara at your own pace and immerse in the city's unique local culture. Today's laid-back tour features some of the best restaurants and bars in Timișoara, where you can sample some delicious local food.

The accommodation you’ll be staying at for another 2 nights will be conveniently located close to several attractions, like the famous Botanic Park. This incredible park has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 4,195 travelers.

Make the most of your slow-paced travel adventure in Romania by seeing another popular site in Timișoara, the wonderful piața Unirii. This square is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 4,195 travelers.

You can then move on to the incredible Parcul Uzinei. This park has received an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,720 visitors.

Another stop you might want to add to your self-drive itinerary is the remarkable Banat Village Museum, Timișoara. This architectural structure is sought after by many travelers from around the world. The popular attraction has received 4.5 out of 5 stars from 5,019 visitors.

Get a dose of thrill, excitement, and inspiration on day 3 of your unhurried and relaxed road trip in Romania. Check out the tours and tickets you can add to your Timișoara itinerary and feel all the emotions in this wonderful city. Add a highly recommended tour to your vacation package now and make this refreshing new day of your self-drive through Romania extra special!

After a long day exploring the popular attractions in the city, it’s time to sample the different kinds of mouthwatering foods served at the best restaurants in Timișoara. One of our top recommendations includes a selection of delicious meals on its menu, Restaurant Sabres. This place is a local favorite and has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 1,657 customers.

You may also try the variety of dishes served at The Scotland Yard, which is an excellent choice if you want a nice place to eat near your accommodation. The Scotland Yard is rated 4.6 stars out of 5 by 1,842 customers.

You can also eat at the highly recommended Muzeul Consumatorului Comunist. This amazing restaurant has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 790 food lovers.

After finishing your meal, it’s time to experience the amazing nightlife in Timișoara and unwind at the coolest bars in the city.

Drink up and relax in this amazing bar that serves different kinds of alcoholic beverages and cocktail drinks.

Enjoy the rest of day 3 of your relaxed road trip across Romania, and prepare for another day of unhurried adventure!

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Day 4

Day 4 – Timișoara and Oradea

  • Oradea
  • Timișoara
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Drive 177 km, 3 hours 28 min

  • Alpinet Park
  • Scârț, a Chill Place
  • Clăbucet Park
  • Roses Park, Timișoara
  • Ion Creangă Children's Park
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Day 4 of your relaxed road trip across the beautiful country of Romania will take you on a self-paced journey to two incredible places in one day. See some of the best attractions in Romania, taste the most delectable foods and exquisite drinks, and make incredible memories as you go!

The charming Oradea is where you’ll be staying for 5 nights.

Your first stop is the great city of Timișoara, where you will see the amazing Alpinet Park. This famous park has an impressive 4.6 out of 5-star rating from 1,465 people.

While leisurely driving around the city, you can also spend some of your precious time at the incredible Clăbucet Park. The amazing Clăbucet Park is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,214 travelers.

You can also go sightseeing at the popular Roses Park, Timișoara. This rose garden that receives 4.5 visitors every year is a spectacular travel destination rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 8,649 travelers.

Another travel hotspot we highly recommend is the outstanding Ion Creangă Children's Park. Approximately 5,333 people approve of the incredible Ion Creangă Children's Park in reviews, which led to its average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars.

Give yourself the opportunity to see more of Timișoara than meets the eye by joining a top-rated tour. Put your relaxed road trip to a halt in favor of an in-depth exploration of the city’s best sights and hidden gems while connecting with locals and fellow travelers.

After exploring all these beautiful places, drive leisurely to the beautiful city of Oradea for some much-needed rest and relaxation. Here you can choose from the best selection of hotels and places to stay as you get to know more about this spectacular city.

After a long day of driving and exploring some of the best places to visit in Romania, it’s time to make your relaxed road trip even more comforting. Sit down for a lovely meal at one of the best restaurants in Oradea.

We highly recommend going to Via29. This place is a popular restaurant with an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 1,412 customers.

Another great restaurant option is Steak HUB Oradea. This food place is often recommended by travelers and has a rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars from 349 customers.

You can also eat at the top-rated Graf Restaurant & Pizzerie. Offering great food and amazing service, this restaurant has a rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 1,375 customers.

After dinner, it’s time to fall in love with the amazing nightlife in Oradea and unwind at some of the best bars in the city.

Check out Gekko Pub & Banya Klub for a great selection of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks. This incredible bar is highly recommended and has a rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 720 customers.

Another amazing bar that serves many kinds of beverages and cocktails is Explore Gaming Pub. This bar has a wonderful rating of 4.9 out of 5 stars from 385 customers.

You may also try LORD'S, another top-rated bar in the city. About 609 bargoers have given this place a thumb up, with an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars.

Celebrate this unique opportunity to enjoy a memorable road trip adventure across Romania!

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Day 5

Day 5 – Oradea

  • Oradea
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Drive 8 km, 37 min

  • Aquapark Nymphaea
  • Moskovits Palace
  • Oradea Fortress
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On day 5 of your relaxed road trip across Romania, you'll explore the best attractions in Oradea at your own pace and immerse in the city's unique local culture. Today's laid-back tour features some of the best restaurants and bars in Oradea, where you can sample some delicious local food.

The accommodation you’ll be staying at for another 4 nights will be conveniently located close to several attractions, like the famous Moskovits Palace. This incredible must-see tourist destination has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars from 2,574 travelers.

Make the most of your slow-paced travel adventure in Romania by seeing another popular site in Oradea, the wonderful Oradea Fortress. This top-tier point of interest is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 2,574 travelers.

Get a dose of thrill, excitement, and inspiration on day 5 of your unhurried and relaxed road trip in Romania. Check out the tours and tickets you can add to your Oradea itinerary and feel all the emotions in this wonderful city. Add a highly recommended tour to your vacation package now and make this refreshing new day of your self-drive through Romania extra special!

After a long day exploring the popular attractions in the city, it’s time to sample the different kinds of mouthwatering foods served at the best restaurants in Oradea. One of our top recommendations includes a selection of delicious meals on its menu, Pirate's House. This place is a local favorite and has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,852 customers.

You may also try the variety of dishes served at Rosecas Restaurant & Terasa, which is an excellent choice if you want a nice place to eat near your accommodation. Rosecas Restaurant & Terasa is rated 4.6 stars out of 5 by 1,979 customers.

You can also eat at the highly recommended The White Lily Restaurant. This amazing restaurant has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 4,043 food lovers.

After finishing your meal, it’s time to experience the amazing nightlife in Oradea and unwind at the coolest bars in the city. Drink the night away and celebrate this day of your relaxed road trip at the popular Columbus Cafe Oradea. This vibrant bar is rated 4.5 out of 5 stars by 665 customers.

If you want to try a different bar, check out the popular Bodega. Rated 4.3 out of 5 stars by 755 customers, this bar is a great place to try some excellent liquor.

Another recommendation you shouldn’t miss is Lokal. Drink up and relax in this amazing bar that serves different kinds of alcoholic beverages and cocktail drinks. Lokal has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 415 bar goers.

Enjoy the rest of day 5 of your relaxed road trip across Romania, and prepare for another day of unhurried adventure!

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Day 6

Day 6 – Oradea

  • Oradea
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Drive 3 km, 48 min

  • Oradea Zoo
  • Țării Crișurilor Museum
  • Black Eagle Palace
  • Oradea Town Hall
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On day 6 of your relaxed road trip across Romania, you'll explore the best attractions in Oradea at your own pace and immerse in the city's unique local culture. Today's laid-back tour features some of the best restaurants and bars in Oradea, where you can sample some delicious local food.

The accommodation you’ll be staying at for another 3 nights will be conveniently located close to several attractions, like the famous Țării Crișurilor Museum. This incredible museum has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 1,855 travelers.

Make the most of your slow-paced travel adventure in Romania by seeing another popular site in Oradea, the wonderful "The Black Eagle" Palace. This must-see tourist destination is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 1,855 travelers.

You can then move on to the incredible The City Hall of Oradea. This city hall has received an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 2,597 visitors.

Get a dose of thrill, excitement, and inspiration on day 6 of your unhurried and relaxed road trip in Romania. Check out the tours and tickets you can add to your Oradea itinerary and feel all the emotions in this wonderful city. Add a highly recommended tour to your vacation package now and make this refreshing new day of your self-drive through Romania extra special!

After a long day exploring the popular attractions in the city, it’s time to sample the different kinds of mouthwatering foods served at the best restaurants in Oradea. One of our top recommendations includes a selection of delicious meals on its menu, ReWine Bistro. This place is a local favorite and has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 627 customers.

You may also try the variety of dishes served at Merci Bistro & Coffee Oradea, which is an excellent choice if you want a nice place to eat near your accommodation. Merci Bistro & Coffee Oradea is rated 4.8 stars out of 5 by 157 customers.

You can also eat at the highly recommended Hanul cu Noroc. This amazing restaurant has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 4,474 food lovers.

After finishing your meal, it’s time to experience the amazing nightlife in Oradea and unwind at the coolest bars in the city. Drink the night away and celebrate this day of your relaxed road trip at the popular 5 X 5 Sport Bar. This vibrant bar is rated 4.3 out of 5 stars by 445 customers.

If you want to try a different bar, check out the popular Morrigan's Coffe & Pub. Rated 4.6 out of 5 stars by 840 customers, this bar is a great place to try some excellent liquor.

Drink up and relax in this amazing bar that serves different kinds of alcoholic beverages and cocktail drinks.

Enjoy the rest of day 6 of your relaxed road trip across Romania, and prepare for another day of unhurried adventure!

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Day 7

Day 7 – Oradea, Măgura, and Boga

  • Oradea
  • Măgura
  • Boga
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Drive 198 km, 3 hours 42 min

  • Bear's Cave
  • La Fluturi Etnographic Museum
  • Bulz's Rock
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On day 7 of your relaxed road trip across Romania, you’ll explore the area around Măgura, where you’ll be staying for another 2 nights. With so many fun and inspiring experiences to offer, a tour of Măgura will make you fall even more in love with the city and uniqueness of Romania.

One of the city’s best travel destinations is a fascinating show cave, the stunning Bear's Cave. Around 10,086 visitors rated their experience at this well-known attraction an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars.

Travelers also come to the city to visit the spectacular La Fluturi Etnographic Museum, a popular museum and another top-rated attraction in Măgura.

Gain a one-of-a-kind experience on your unhurried and relaxed road trip across Romania by joining a traveler-approved tour in Măgura. Tours offer an opportunity to get to know more about Măgura and the unique culture of the country.

There are so many fun and eye-opening activities to try out in Măgura that will make your self-drive tour in Romania more memorable. Check out all the most recommended and top-rated tour options in the city of Măgura to find the best options for you!

After satisfying your wanderlust, you’ll head to your accommodation in the city of Oradea for some rest and relaxation. Immerse yourself in the local food culture of Romania by eating at one of the best restaurants in Oradea.

With an average rating of 4.9 out of 5 stars from 170 customers, the dining experience Custoza Wine Bar offers is the perfect complement to your relaxed road trip in Romania.

Hotel Melody is another pleasant place to eat in Oradea. This restaurant offers a menu of delectable dishes and is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 690 customers.

If you’re looking for a restaurant that locals enjoy, check out Dock and try their flavorful menu. This local favorite has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 1,945 customers.

When you’re in the mood for an after-dinner drink, visit one of the best bars in the city.

Get cozy and have fun because this is what your relaxed road trip in Romania is all about!

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Day 8

Day 8 – Oradea, Bălnaca-Groși, and Băile Felix

  • Oradea
  • Bălnaca-Groși
  • Băile Felix
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Drive 144 km, 2 hours 50 min

  • Cave Unguru Mare
  • Vadu Crişului waterfall
  • Strand Apollo-Felix
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On day 8 of your relaxed road trip across Romania, you'll explore the best attractions in Bălnaca-Groși at your own pace and immerse in the city's unique local culture. Today's laid-back tour features some of the best restaurants and bars in Bălnaca-Groși, where you can sample some delicious local food.

The accommodation you’ll be staying at for another 1 night will be conveniently located close to several attractions, like the famous Cave Unguru Mare. This incredible best-rated sightseeing destination has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 2,582 travelers.

Get a dose of thrill, excitement, and inspiration on day 8 of your unhurried and relaxed road trip in Romania. Check out the tours and tickets you can add to your Bălnaca-Groși itinerary and feel all the emotions in this wonderful city. Add a highly recommended tour to your vacation package now and make this refreshing new day of your self-drive through Romania extra special!

After a long day exploring the popular attractions in the city, it’s time to sample the different kinds of mouthwatering foods served at the best restaurants in Bălnaca-Groși. One of our top recommendations includes a selection of delicious meals on its menu, Cyrano. This place is a local favorite and has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 2,149 customers.

You may also try the variety of dishes served at Allegria, which is an excellent choice if you want a nice place to eat near your accommodation. Allegria is rated 4.6 stars out of 5 by 1,811 customers.

You can also eat at the highly recommended Piaţa9. This amazing restaurant has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 2,604 food lovers.

After finishing your meal, it’s time to experience the amazing nightlife in Bălnaca-Groși and unwind at the coolest bars in the city.

Drink up and relax in this amazing bar that serves different kinds of alcoholic beverages and cocktail drinks.

Enjoy the rest of day 8 of your relaxed road trip across Romania, and prepare for another day of unhurried adventure!

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Day 9

Day 9 – Oradea, Arad, Bodrogu Nou, and Timișoara

  • Timișoara
  • Arad
  • Bodrogu Nou
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Drive 194 km, 3 hours 35 min

  • Parcul Pădurice
  • Parcul Copiilor
  • Reconciliation Park
  • Hodoș-Bodrog Monastery
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On day 9 of your laid-back and relaxed road trip adventure, you’ll have the chance to visit two remarkable areas in Romania. Since this self-drive tour offers freedom and flexibility, you can decide how much time you want to spend in each place to enjoy the memorable travel destinations in Romania.

Your first destination is the beautiful city of Arad. As the day progresses, you’ll continue your in-depth tour of the country in the city of Bodrogu Nou. You’ll spend 1 night in Timișoara.

Take the opportunity to relax while admiring what the city has to offer. While on a relaxed road trip, one of the best places to explore in the city is the remarkable Parcul Pădurice. This park and popular sightseeing spot has an average rating of 4.4 over 5 stars from 3,910 visitors.

Another top sight worth checking out is the amazing Children's Park. This must-see tourist destination and go-to attraction has an average rating of 4.2 over 5 stars from 1,139 travelers.

If you’re looking for another unforgettable attraction to explore during your laid-back trip, the wonderful Reconciliation Park is the perfect place for you. This park and travel location has received a rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 1,809 reviewers.

While exploring the city of Arad, we highly recommend you join one of its top-rated tours. Joining a tour will allow you to better understand the local culture in Romania, meet new people, and create memorable experiences, while you comfortably enjoy.

After a fun experience in Arad, buckle up and enjoy a relaxing drive to your next stop, the incredible city of Bodrogu Nou. This is your opportunity to create more unforgettable memories in Romania and discover the wonderful Bodrogu Nou.

While in Bodrogu Nou, take a break at one of its best attractions, the great Hodoș-Bodrog Monastery. This place of worship and popular site has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars in 1,374 reviews.

This travel spotis a go-to place in Bodrogu Nou.

As this day of your laid-back exploration of the best attractions in Romania comes to a close, continue your relaxed road trip adventure in Timișoara. Drive leisurely, enjoy the views, and listen to some good music. In Timișoara, you’ll choose from the best hotels and places to stay in the city and restore your energy.

After a long day of traveling and sightseeing, take it easy and have a wonderful dinner at one of the best restaurants in Timișoara. Check out Vineri 15, a top choice in Romania due to its excellent meals and service.

Another Timișoara restaurant to try is a local favorite, Papa Sam.

If you’re looking for another must-visit option, Dinar Restaurant is a perfect choice. This popular restaurant in Timișoara has a score of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 2,177 people.

After dinner, many travelers enjoy hanging out and unwinding at some of the top bars in Timișoara.

Celebrate another day of your relaxing road trip through Romania with a toast at a top-rated bar in Timișoara!

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Day 10

Day 10 – Timișoara - departure day

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Day 10 of your relaxed road trip in Romania is your departure day. If you have a flight to catch, you’ll drop off your rental car well in advance before your departure. Choose a late flight to enjoy a stress-free last day in Timișoara.

Depending on when you need to leave, you might be able to fit in some sightseeing or shopping. Embrace the beauty of Timișoara once more and find some souvenirs to help you remember your time in the city. To end your relaxing road trip in Romania on top, we recommend visiting some of the following attractions.

Bucovina Park is an extraordinary attraction that is perfect for your last day in Timișoara. This top sight is a popular park, rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,282 visitors.

Unwind and look back at the past 10 days of your relaxed road trip over a bite to eat. This is your chance to enjoy one last traditional meal in Timișoara or just grab something light to keep you going.

Check out the menu at MGM Bastion Pub & Food. Dining at MGM Bastion Pub & Food is one of the best food experiences you can have in Timișoara. This popular restaurant is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 931 customers.

Another top recommendation in Timișoara is Locanda Del Corso. If you go to Locanda Del Corso, you can expect delicious food, a nice ambiance, and great service. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,784 customers.

Alternatively, you could also go to a place like NARU. If you haven’t yet, a trip to NARU is your opportunity to have a lovely meal before leaving the city. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 852 customers.

Give yourself enough time to wave goodbye to Timișoara and begin your journey home. The unforgettable experiences you’ve collected along your 10-day relaxed road trip in Romania is a story you will tell for the rest of your life.

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