11-Day Romania Road Trip from Sibiu to Râmnicu Vâlcea, Bucharest, Brasov, Mediaș, and Alba Iulia

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11 days & 10 nights
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Jan. - Dec.
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10 nights included
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11 days included
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Experience the freedom of the open road in Romania as you embark on an unforgettable 11-day road trip! This experience caters to every traveler, featuring destinations like Sibiu, Râmnicu Vâlcea, Pitesti, Curtea de Argeș, Bucharest, Balotești, Sinaia, Bușteni, Brasov, Bran, Mediaș, Cluj Napoca, Turda, Alba Iulia, Deva, Hateg, and Hunedoara County. Set off on the ultimate European adventure and create memories that will last a lifetime.

This perfectly planned road trip itinerary in Romania takes you through some of the best places to see in the country. You will spend 2 nights in Sibiu, 1 night in Râmnicu Vâlcea, 4 nights in Bucharest, 1 night in Brasov, 1 night in Mediaș, and 1 night in Alba Iulia. Anticipate well-spent days sightseeing, eating delicious food, and experiencing the highlights of each destination!

With this travel package, you can choose from an extensive selection of accommodations along your road trip route in Romania. We have handpicked the best hotels and places to stay across the country, including options for each budget. Whether you are in the mood for luxurious 5-star hotels or budget-friendly bed and breakfasts, we have got you covered.

Upon arriving in Sibiu, the rental vehicle of your choice will be ready for collection. From there, the road trip can begin! Experience the ultimate freedom and uncover Romania on your own terms.

An expertly curated travel plan makes sure you don’t miss out on any of the best things to see and do on your road trip in Romania. Bran Castle and Peleș Castle are just a couple of the bucket-list attractions that await your discovery.

As you hit the open road and drive through Sibiu, Râmnicu Vâlcea, Pitesti, Curtea de Argeș, Bucharest, Balotești, Sinaia, Bușteni, Brasov, Bran, Mediaș, Cluj Napoca, Turda, Alba Iulia, Deva, Hateg, and Hunedoara County, you will also enjoy plenty of opportunities to uncover hidden gems and experience the authentic charm of Romania. Whether you are exploring enchanting towns and villages, discovering scenic routes, or indulging in local cuisine, there is always something new and exciting to experience in Romania.

Throughout your road trip in Romania, take breaks from sightseeing to explore your favorite destinations' top shopping streets and markets. Discover unique souvenirs that will forever remind you of your self-drive adventure in Romania.

This package offers an all-in-one solution for your trip planning - choose flights, a rental car, accommodation, attractions, and tours that suit your needs and desires. You can customize each day of your road trip itinerary with flexible trip planning before and after booking.

The best services in Romania fill up quickly, so book your spot early. Select a date and start planning your road trip in Romania today!

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Included

Hotel, 10 nights
Rental car, 11 days
CDW Insurance
Step-by-step guide
Personal travel agent
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Destinations

Bran
Photo of the Small Square piata mica, the second fortified square in the medieval Upper town of Sibiu city, Romania.Sibiu / 2 nights
Cluj Napoca upperview.Cluj-Napoca
Mediaș - city in RomaniaMediaș / 1 night
Curtea de Argeș - city in RomaniaCurtea de Argeș
Vâlcea - region in RomaniaVâlcea / 1 night
Deva - city in RomaniaDeva
Hunedoara - city in RomaniaHunedoara
Alba Iulia - city in RomaniaAlba County / 1 night
Balotești
Argeș - region in RomaniaPitești
Turda - city in RomaniaTurda
Hateg - city in RomaniaHateg
Bușteni - town in RomaniaBușteni
Sinaia - town in RomaniaSinaia
Brasov - city in RomaniaBrasov / 1 night
Antique building view in Old Town Bucharest city - capital of Romania and Dambrovita river. Bucharest, Romania, Europe.Bucharest / 4 nights

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Attractions

Photo of aerial view of the medieval Castle of Bran, known for the myth of Dracula, Romania.Bran Castle
Parcul Herăstrău (Parcul Regele Mihai I), Sector 1, Bucharest, RomaniaKing Mihai I Park (Herăstrău) CA
Photo of Peles Castle in Sinaia, Romania.Peleș Castle
Castelul Corvinilor, Hunedoara, RomaniaCastelul Corvinilor (Corvins' Castle)
Therme BucurestiTherme Bucharest
Photo of Autumn Trees Landscape Of Tineretului Park In Bucharest, Romania.Tineretului Park
Photo of beautiful landscape with green trees, leaves, vintage clock and many small blue forget me not or Scorpion grasses flowers in a sunny day at the entry to Cismigiu Garden (Gradina Cismigiu) in Bucharest, Romania.Cișmigiu Gardens
Sunny Day View in the IOR Park, Bucharest, Romania , Reflection of the Nature in the Water, Nature in the Middle of The City, Alexandru Ioan Cuza Park.Alexandru Ioan Cuza Park (I O R )
Photo of Salt Mine Salina Turda in Romania.Salina Turda
Photo of Prislop monastery in Romania.Prislop Monastery
Parcul Central Simion Bărnuțiu, Cluj-Napoca, Cluj Metropolitan Area, Cluj, RomaniaCentral Park Simion Bărnuțiu
Photo of Dumbrava Sibiului Natural Park, Sibiu, Romania.Dumbrava Sibiului Natural Park
Tâmpa
Podul MinciunilorThe Bridge of Lies
Constitution Square
Photo of Curtea de Arges monastery, Romania. Curtea de Arges Monastery is known because of the legend of architect master Manole..Curtea de Argeș Monastery
The amazing Park Izvor in the downtown of Bucharest city in a sunny spring day.Izvor Park
Photo of Panoramic view of Cantacuzino Castle in Busteni, Romania.Southern Carpathians Mountains, Transylvania.Cantacuzino Castle
Photo of Grigore Antipa Natural History Museum, Romania.Grigore Antipa Natural History Museum
The Large Square, Sibiu, RomaniaThe Large Square
Photo of national Heroes Memorial in Carol Park in Bucharest, Romania.Carol I Park
Grădina Botanică Alexandru Borza, Cluj-Napoca, Cluj Metropolitan Area, Cluj, RomaniaAlexandru Borza Botanical Garden
Photo of Dimitrie Ghica Park, Sinaia, Romania.Dimitrie Ghica Park
Photo of Romanian Athenaeum is a concert hall in the center of Bucharest, Romania.Romanian Athenaeum
Photo of Brasov, Romania, Medieval Council House in the Main Square of the Old Town.Brașov city hall
Caraiman Monastery
ASTRA Museum
Cetățuia Park
Children's World Park, Sector 4, Bucharest, RomaniaChildren's World Park
Photo of Aerial view to the Deva fortress. Romania .Fortress of Deva
Photo of BUCHAREST, ROMANIA - Dimitrie Gusti National Village Museum, located in Herastrau Park showcasing traditional Romanian village life.Dimitrie Gusti National Village Museum in Bucharest
Parcul Nicolae Titulescu
Beautiful background with the famous fountain against colorful sky in central square of Bucharest, in sunset light.Bucharest Fountains
Citadel Park
Students' Cultural House, Cluj-Napoca, Cluj Metropolitan Area, Cluj, RomaniaStudents' Cultural House
Astra Park, Sibiu, RomaniaAstra Park
Ștrand Park
Turnul SfatuluiTurnul Sfatului
Fountain of Manole, Curtea de Argeș, Argeș, RomaniaFountain of Manole

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Day 1

Day 1 – Sibiu - arrival day

  • Sibiu - Arrival day
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  • Citadel Park
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Say hello to Sibiu! Your exciting road trip through Romania is just about to start. Navigating the top places to see in the region is a breeze with a car. The rental vehicle of your choice will be ready for pickup upon your arrival in the city. You will stay in Sibiu for 1 night before you continue your adventure!

Sibiu is a beautiful city with plenty to discover. If you arrive before check-in time or prefer to get started on your sightseeing right away, we recommend checking out Citadel Park or taking a stroll in the city center. Soak in the lovely atmosphere and sit down for a bit to eat or drink.

As afternoon approaches, head to your chosen hotel in Sibiu. Check-in typically starts around 2 to 4 PM at hotels in Romania. We recommend staying at a hotel in a central location for easy access to the best attractions, restaurants, and bars in the city.

As dinnertime approaches, it's time to head out for a bite to eat in Sibiu. If you are looking to dine at a popular restaurant in the city, it's often a good idea to reserve a table in advance.

This -awardee earns consistently high praises from guests. As a top-rated it is an ideal choice in the city. Enjoy a lovely meal at Grădina Restaurant, a top-rated place to have dinner tonight. Alternatively, if your taste buds call for something different, Casa Frieda is another top choice with a popular menu. You could also check for a table at Cafe Wien. As an establishment that gains consistently high praises from customers, it’s an ideal choice in Sibiu tonight.

Continue the enjoyment post-dinner at Imperium Pub, a cherished local gathering spot renowned for its welcoming atmosphere. Similarly, Joyme Pub offers a vibrant space for indulging in well-crafted drinks and engaging conversation. You may also want to check out Naf Naf. This bar is a favorite among both locals and visitors looking for a delightful evening out filled with laughter and fun.

Raise a toast to the start of your 11-day road trip in Romania!

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Day 2

Day 2 – Sibiu and Râmnicu Vâlcea

  • Vâlcea
  • Sibiu
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Drive 110 km, 2 hours 27 min

  • The Bridge of Lies
  • Turnul Sfatului
  • The Large Square
  • Dumbrava Sibiului Natural Park
  • ASTRA Museum
  • More

Experience an unparalleled adventure on day 2 of your road trip in Romania. This exciting part of your journey invites you to discover the renowned landmarks in 1 vibrant destinations - Sibiu. After a day filled with exploration and new experiences, you will retreat to the hotel of your choice in Râmnicu Vâlcea. You will spend 1 night here for some well-deserved relaxation.

As you’ve unraveled the marvels of Sibiu, it’s time to gear up for the next part of your road trip adventure. Under favorable conditions, your drive to Râmnicu Vâlcea may take around 1 hour 52 min. Upon your arrival in Râmnicu Vâlcea, you’ll be greeted with the opportunity to do some sightseeing and exploring.

Start your sightseeing with a visit to The Bridge of Lies. This sightseeing destination is a popular stop on travelers’ itineraries in Sibiu, with an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 20,465 visitors.

Turnul Sfatului is another popular place of interest you can visit today. The average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 2,205 reviews gives you an idea of other visitors’ experience at this attraction.

If it’s still bright and early, make your way to The Large Square. Visitors have rated this point of interest an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars in 16,200 reviews.

Dumbrava Sibiului Natural Park is another unique site you can experience today. This attraction is a protected area rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars in 21,831 reviews.

Make your way to the fantastic ASTRA Museum, perhaps the most famous museum in Sibiu. This attraction is rated 4.8 out of 5 stars by 12,206 travelers.

After soaking up all the sights of today's itinerary, you'll be ready to hit the road in the direction of Râmnicu Vâlcea. Râmnicu Vâlcea offers plenty of top-rated hotels and other places to stay on any travel budget. Check in at the hotel of your choice and take some time to relax before you head out to explore.

After a long day of exploring, sit down for a delicious dinner at a top-rated restaurant in Râmnicu Vâlcea.

This -awardee earns consistently high praises from guests. As a top-rated it is an ideal choice in the city. Enjoy a lovely meal at Gallo Nero, a top-rated place to have dinner tonight. Alternatively, if your taste buds call for something different, Hanul Haiducilor is another top choice with a popular menu. You could also check for a table at Restaurantul Belvedere. As an establishment that gains consistently high praises from customers, it’s an ideal choice in Râmnicu Vâlcea tonight.

Cap off your culinary experience with a visit to some of the most celebrated bars in the area. For instance, SOHO PUB stands out as an excellent choice for a post-dinner cocktail. Alternatively, ClubWinners offers an ideal atmosphere to enjoy the pleasures of the night. Brothers Pub is also a great option that provides a perfect setting for a relaxing evening.

Say good night to Râmnicu Vâlcea and look forward to another great day of your road trip in Romania!

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Day 3

Day 3 – Râmnicu Vâlcea, Pitesti, Curtea de Argeș, and Bucharest

  • Bucharest
  • Pitești
  • Curtea de Argeș
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Drive 197 km, 3 hours 20 min

  • Fountain of Manole
  • Curtea de Argeș Monastery
  • Ștrand Park
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Embark on another extraordinary experience on day 3 of your road trip in Romania. Today, you will make 2 stops and experience some of the highlights of Pitesti and Curtea de Argeș. At the end of the day, you will enjoy the comforts of a top-rated hotel in Bucharest, which will be your home away from home for 4 nights.

When you’re ready to jump back into the car and say goodbye to Curtea de Argeș, you’ll hit the road in the direction of Pitesti. This drive usually takes around 52 min. When you arrive, enjoy some sightseeing.

Take the opportunity to see Ștrand Park. This attraction has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 4,184 visitors.

Curtea de Argeș’s wonders await as you prepare for another journey on the road, leaving the breathtaking surroundings of Râmnicu Vâlcea behind. This drive usually takes around 48 min. Curtea de Argeș welcomes you with a multitude of unique vacation experiences.

Begin your sightseeing with a visit to Fountain of Manole. This park is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars in 1,448 reviews.

Next up, make your way to Curtea de Argeș Monastery. This cathedral has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 18,564 reviews.

At the end of the day, you will drive to Bucharest, where you'll have a room waiting for you at the perfect place to stay. Check in and enjoy some downtime.

As you are wrapping up for the day, treat yourself to a satisfying dinner at a nice restaurant in Bucharest. Enjoy a relaxing evening as you savor delicious local cuisine and reflect on the day's adventures.

Renowned as a restaurant, it offers an exceptional menu. This restaurant consistently impresses guests, ensuring a memorable addition to your holiday. Nestled in the heart of the city, is an ideal choice for discerning foodies seeking culinary excellence. Enjoy a delicious meal at Coftale Specialty Coffee Shop, a top-rated dining destination in Bucharest. If you're in the mood to try something new, consider PAPILA, another top spot with a mouthwatering menu. You might also want to secure a reservation at Hanu' Berarilor Casa Oprea Soare. With a reputation for consistently satisfied customers, it’s a perfect choice to enhance your stay in Bucharest this evening.

To truly maximize your evening out, consider visiting QP Pub after dinner. This bar is known for offering some of the best drinks and vibes in the city. Alternatively, head to Control Club, another bar with an inviting ambiance. Similarly, Wicked Bar also offers a great atmosphere, ensuring a night filled with enjoyment and relaxation.

Raise your glass and celebrate another amazing day of your road trip in Romania!

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Day 4

Day 4 – Bucharest and Balotești

  • Bucharest
  • Balotești
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Drive 51 km, 1 hour 29 min

  • Therme Bucharest
  • Children's World Park
  • Tineretului Park
  • More

Day 4 of your road trip will take you to the best attractions Bucharest has to offer. Cherish the 3 nights you have left in Bucharest by discovering the best things there are to see and do in the city.

Begin your sightseeing with a visit to Children's World Park. This park is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 11,125 reviews.

Next up, make your way to Tineretului Park. This park has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 37,293 reviews.

Your discoveries in Bucharest do not have to stop there. Check out the fantastic selection of tours and tickets offered in Bucharest on this day of your trip. You can select your tours below.

After a day of adventure, treat yourself to an exquisite dinner at one of Bucharest's best restaurants.

Esteemed as a restaurant, it features an exceptional menu. This venue consistently impresses guests, making it a standout addition to your holiday plans. Located in the heart of the city, is an ideal pick for cuisine lovers seeking top-notch culinary experiences. Treat yourself to a wonderful meal at Hanu' Berarilor Casa Elena Lupescu, a top-rated dining spot in Bucharest. If you're in the mood for something new, try Stadio Unirii, another premier location with a delectable menu. You might also want to book a table at Osho. Known for its consistently satisfied patrons, it’s a perfect choice to elevate your evening in Bucharest.

Round off your dining experience by visiting Manasia Hub, a prime location for a drink. Alternatively, explore the distinctive characteristics of Origo, a bar catering to every mood and preference. The PUB Bucharest likewise offers a unique atmosphere, perfect for a memorable night out.

Savor another day of unforgettable experiences in Romania!

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Day 5

Day 5 – Bucharest

  • Bucharest
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Drive 10 km, 1 hour

  • Romanian Athenaeum
  • Bucharest Fountains
  • Cișmigiu Gardens
  • Izvor Park
  • Constitution Square
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Day 5 offers a multitude of experiences. You will stay in Bucharest for 2 nights more, offering you enough time to explore at a relaxed pace.

Be one of the day’s first visitors at Romanian Athenaeum. This concert hall is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 14,073 visitors.

When you’re finished at Romanian Athenaeum, head to Bucharest Fountains. This one-of-a-kind point of interest is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars in 9,675 reviews.

Beyond the above-mentioned attractions, you also have the opportunity to visit Cișmigiu Gardens. This park is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 37,082 visitors.

If you’re keen to explore more, then consider a visit to Izvor Park. This park is a much-appreciated attraction with an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 19,327 visitors.

To round off your sightseeing experience, make your way to Constitution Square. This famous sightseeing destination is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 19,443 travelers.

One of the most unique ways of discovering what else Bucharest has to offer is by going on a top-rated tour. Be sure to check out all the experiences Bucharest offers and add your favorites to your Romania travel package below.

Indulge in a memorable dining experience at one of Bucharest's most popular restaurants, and connect with friendly locals for an authentic adventure.

This popular -awarded venue consistently exceeds expectations, ensuring a memorable holiday experience. Have a fantastic dining experience at Romanian Craft Beer, a highly recommended choice for tonight's dinner. If you're looking to mix things up, 18Lounge offers an enticing alternative with its varied menu. Additionally, Arcade Cafe is worth considering. Renowned for satisfying diners, it’s an ideal option for tonight in Bucharest.

If you’re not ready to end the night just yet, Zeppelin Pub offers a perfect venue to relax and savor a drink.

Take some time to reflect on your day and savor another beautiful night in Romania.

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Day 6

Day 6 – Bucharest

  • Bucharest
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Drive 28 km, 1 hour 23 min

  • Alexandru Ioan Cuza Park (I O R )
  • Carol I Park
  • Grigore Antipa Natural History Museum
  • Dimitrie Gusti National Village Museum in Bucharest
  • King Mihai I Park (Herăstrău) CA
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Day 6 of your road trip across Romania promises a magnificent time exploring Bucharest. You have 1 night left in Bucharest. Take the opportunity to experience more of the best attractions and activities in the city.

Drop by the renowned Alexandru Ioan Cuza Park. This popular park has been rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 31,456 visitors.

Another unforgettable place to experience is Carol Park. Rated 4.6 out of 5 stars by 16,367 visitors, this urban park deserves a spot on today's sightseeing itinerary.

We also recommend a visit to Grigore Antipa Natural History Museum. Hosting around 150,001 visitors every year, the fascinating Grigore Antipa Natural History Museum is one of the best places to visit in Bucharest. This natural history museum has been rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars in 18,035 reviews.

Another favorite attraction in the area is Dimitrie Gusti National Village Museum in Bucharest. This museum and popular place of interest enjoys a rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 10,618 local and international travelers.

If you’re keen to explore even more, then consider a visit to King Mihai I Park (Herăstrău) CA. With an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 60,313 travelers, this park is an attraction many avid travelers highly recommend visiting while in Bucharest.

You can learn more about Bucharest today by going on a tour. Bucharest offers many top-rated tours and unique experiences that will inspire you. You can browse and select your favorites below.

As dinnertime approaches, it's time to head out for a bite to eat in Bucharest. If you are looking to dine at a popular restaurant in the city, it's often a good idea to reserve a table in advance.

This renowned restaurant holds , and offers an exceptional menu of cuisine. This acclaimed -recipient consistently leaves guests satisfied, making it a must-visit during your holiday. With a recognition, it guarantees an exceptional dining adventure. Make sure to reserve a table at Terasa Baraka, an iconic dining spot in Bucharest. This culinary treasure and its outstanding menu have enchanted food enthusiasts from around the world. Immerse yourself in the culinary delights of Shift, a popular restaurant in Bucharest. With a menu designed to delight, it ensures a dining experience that transcends the ordinary. Experience the culinary magic of Taverna Sârbului, a hidden gem nestled in Bucharest. Known for its exquisite cuisine and inviting atmosphere, it's a dining experience you won't soon forget.

Relax and recharge in preparation for another adventurous day in Romania!

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Day 7

Day 7 – Bucharest, Sinaia, Bușteni, and Brasov

  • Brasov
  • Sinaia
  • Bușteni
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Drive 203 km, 3 hours 27 min

  • Cantacuzino Castle
  • Caraiman Monastery
  • Dimitrie Ghica Park
  • Peleș Castle
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On day 7 of your road trip in Romania, you will get a true taste of the freedom a self-drive vacation in Europe entails. Today’s travel plans include stops at the most scenic, wondrous, and interesting places in Sinaia and Bușteni. In the evening, you’ll end up in Brasov, where you will stay for 1 night.

After soaking in Bușteni’s unique atmosphere, jump into the car with a full heart and drive in the direction of your next destination: Sinaia. Expect your car journey to take a minimum of 12 min. When you arrive in Sinaia, it's time to take a break from the road.

Journey into the unknown at Dimitrie Ghica Park, a unique attraction awaiting your visit. This remarkable park has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 15,547 reviews.

When you’re ready to continue your sightseeing, Peleș Castle is a recommended place to visit. This castle is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars in 62,325 reviews.

When you’re ready to jump back into the car and say goodbye to Bucharest, you’ll hit the road in the direction of Bușteni. This drive usually takes around 1 hour 58 min. When you arrive, enjoy some sightseeing.

Seize the day by visiting some of the best attractions in the area, like Cantacuzino Castle. This extraordinary castle has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 19,939 visitors.

Next, make your way to Caraiman Monastery. This place of worship is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars in 11,981 reviews.

When you’re done exploring for the day, you’ll drive to Brasov, where you'll have a hotel waiting for you. Check in and spend some time relaxing before you head out to explore the city.

As dinnertime approaches, it's time to head out for a bite to eat in Brasov. If you are looking to dine at a popular restaurant in the city, it's often a good idea to reserve a table in advance.

This popular restaurant holds , and offers an exceptional menu of cuisine. This acclaimed -recipient consistently leaves guests satisfied, ensuring an essential addition to your holiday itinerary. With a recognition, it promises an exceptional dining experience not to be missed. Don’t miss out on dining at La Birou Bistro, a top-rated dining destination in Brasov. If you're in the mood to try something new, consider Opus 9, another top spot with a mouthwatering menu. You might also want to secure a reservation at Mado. With a reputation for consistently satisfied customers, it’s a perfect choice to enhance your stay in Brasov this evening.

Following your dinner, dive into the local bar culture at Musik Cafe. Alternatively, go to Michele Pub, the perfect place for those looking to experience the best of the nightlife. Similarly, Kasho Lounge provides excellent drinks and a great atmosphere, ensuring a memorable night out.

Celebrate another amazing day of your road trip adventure in Romania!

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Day 8

Day 8 – Brasov, Bran, and Mediaș

  • Mediaș
  • Brasov
  • Bran
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Drive 180 km, 3 hours 33 min

  • Tâmpa
  • Brașov city hall
  • Parcul Nicolae Titulescu
  • Bran Castle
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On day 8 of your exciting self-drive vacation in Romania, you’ll soak in the magnificence of 2 destinations, Brasov and Bran. When you’re not sightseeing, take time to relax at your selected hotel in Mediaș, where you’ll be staying for 1 night.

Fasten your seatbelt and make your way to your next stop. Bran, home to many well-known sights in the region, is a lovely destination on today’s itinerary. Keep in mind that your travel time from Brasov to Bran may take around 32 min without traffic disruptions. Upon arrival in Bran, we highly recommend checking out some of the top attractions.

Start your sightseeing with a visit to Tâmpa. This park is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 18,887 visitors.

Brașov city hall is another popular attraction you could visit today. This building has a rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars from 16,344 visitors.

Parcul Nicolae Titulescu is also highly recommended by travelers. This park has a rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 8,909 visitors.

Embrace the thrill of the open road as you wave goodbye to Brasov and set your GPS to Bran. While on the road, immerse yourself in your favorite road trip tunes or sample the sounds from a local radio station. This car ride usually takes around 32 min. Upon reaching Bran, unwind, observe, and explore. The best things to do, see, and eat are waiting for you.

Take the opportunity to see Bran Castle. This attraction has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 92,558 visitors.

After soaking up all the sights of today's itinerary, you'll be ready to hit the road in the direction of Mediaș. Mediaș offers plenty of top-rated hotels and other places to stay on any travel budget. Check in at the hotel of your choice and take some time to relax before you head out to explore.

As you explore more of Mediaș, you'll discover that its culinary landscape is as diverse as its attractions. Whether you're craving traditional dishes bursting with local flavors or innovative creations that push the boundaries of taste, you're sure to find a dining experience that satisfies your cravings.

This -awardee earns consistently high praises from previous guests, making it a must-visit addition to your holiday experience. This awardee is a highly recommended choice for an unforgettable meal. Make sure to reserve a table at RESTAURANT PREMIER, an iconic dining spot in Mediaș. This culinary treasure and its outstanding menu have enchanted food enthusiasts from around the world. Immerse yourself in the culinary delights of Reya Event Club, a popular restaurant in Mediaș. With a menu designed to delight, it ensures a dining experience that transcends the ordinary. Experience the culinary magic of Medieval Bistro, a hidden gem nestled in Mediaș. Known for its exquisite cuisine and inviting atmosphere, it's a dining experience you won't soon forget.

Keep the excitement of the evening going by going to a bar or two. Baum Games is an excellent place to start. You could also check out Mediensis, offering a different kind of charm. A last recommendation for the day is Baum Games. This bar promises an enjoyable experience with tasty drinks and a vibrant setting.

As the sun sets on another day of adventure, rest up and recharge for the next leg of your road trip in Romania.

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Day 9

Day 9 – Mediaș, Cluj Napoca, Turda, and Alba Iulia

  • Alba County
  • Cluj-Napoca
  • Turda
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Drive 229 km, 4 hours 3 min

  • Salina Turda
  • Cetățuia Park
  • Central Park Simion Bărnuțiu
  • Students' Cultural House
  • Alexandru Borza Botanical Garden
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Dive into day 9 of your remarkable road trip in Romania. Today you will explore Cluj Napoca and Turda, where you will have the opportunity to experience all the top things to see and do. At the end of the day, you’ll unwind at one of the finest accommodations in Alba Iulia. You’ll stay here for 1 night.

When you’ve had your share of Turda, prepare for your next destination. Admire the views and listen to some good music as you drive in the direction of Cluj Napoca. Your travel time is around 44 min.

An excellent attraction to start your day with is Cetățuia Park. This park is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 11,462 reviews.

Continue your journey at Central Park Simion Bărnuțiu. This park is rated 4.7 out of 5 stars by 21,937 travelers from near and far.

Cluj Napoca is also the home of Students' Cultural House. This sightseeing destination has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 4,473 visitors.

You can continue your self-guided sightseeing tour at Alexandru Borza Botanical Garden. Rated 4.6 out of 5 stars by 16,157 visitors, a visit to this top sight is time well spent.

Set your GPS to Turda and hit the road. Expect a journey of approximately 1 hour 31 min without stops. Soak in the beautiful landscapes as you drive and look forward to exploring your next destination. Turda beckons with new experiences!

A top pick for your self-guided sightseeing tour today is Salina Turda. Previous visitors have rated this salt mine an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars in 27,771 reviews.

At the end of the day, you will drive to Alba Iulia, where you'll have a room waiting for you at the perfect place to stay. Check in and enjoy some downtime.

After a day of adventure, treat yourself to an exquisite dinner at one of Alba Iulia's best restaurants.

This renowned restaurant holds , and offers an exceptional menu of cuisine. This acclaimed -recipient consistently leaves guests satisfied, making it a must-visit during your holiday. With a recognition, it guarantees an exceptional dining adventure. Make sure to reserve a table at Panoramic-Bar&Grill, an iconic dining spot in Alba Iulia. This culinary treasure and its outstanding menu have enchanted food enthusiasts from around the world. Immerse yourself in the culinary delights of La Poarta, a popular restaurant in Alba Iulia. With a menu designed to delight, it ensures a dining experience that transcends the ordinary. Experience the culinary magic of Blue Hours, a hidden gem nestled in Alba Iulia. Known for its exquisite cuisine and inviting atmosphere, it's a dining experience you won't soon forget.

Explore the vibrant nightlife at framm's after your meal, a hub for lively evenings and memorable moments. Or, head to Enjoy Life S. R. L. For a great selection of flavorful drinks and a charming setting. Furthermore, Art Cafe Downtown is perfect for those looking to extend their night with a touch of local flavor.

Savor another day of unforgettable experiences in Romania!

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Day 10

Day 10 – Alba Iulia, Deva, Hateg, Hunedoara County, and Sibiu

  • Sibiu
  • Deva
  • Hateg
  • Hunedoara
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Drive 276 km, 3 hours 56 min

  • Fortress of Deva
  • Castelul Corvinilor (Corvins' Castle)
  • Prislop Monastery
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Experience an unparalleled adventure on day 10 of your road trip in Romania. This exciting part of your journey invites you to discover the renowned landmarks in 3 vibrant destinations - Deva, Hateg, and Hunedoara County. After a day filled with exploration and new experiences, you will retreat to the hotel of your choice in Sibiu. You will spend 1 night here for some well-deserved relaxation.

Set your GPS to Deva and hit the road. Expect a journey of approximately 56 min without stops. Soak in the beautiful landscapes as you drive and look forward to exploring your next destination. Deva beckons with new experiences!

Your sightseeing of the day begins at Fortress of Deva, a remarkable castle where it’s easy to get lost in exploration. This top attraction is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars in 11,127 reviews.

Once you're ready to continue your road trip, it's time to buckle up and drive, eagerly anticipating your arrival in Hateg.

When you're ready to see some sights, Prislop Monastery is a great place to start. This monastery is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 22,759 visitors.

When you’re done exploring for the day, you’ll drive to Sibiu, where you'll have a hotel waiting for you. Check in and spend some time relaxing before you head out to explore the city.

Indulge in a memorable dining experience at one of Sibiu's most popular restaurants, and connect with friendly locals for an authentic adventure.

Make sure to book a table at Restaurant Hermania, a popular restaurant in Sibiu. This acclaimed restaurant and its mouthwatering dishes have earned the admiration of countless food lovers. Experience a taste of Sibiu at Ursus Cotton Pub, a popular local restaurant. With a menu designed to impress, it promises a journey of flavors that will leave you captivated. Another top-rated restaurant to try is Restaurant Prima. As a dining spot that gains consistently high praise from guests, it’s an ideal choice to enhance your time to Sibiu tonight.

Continue your evening by exploring the vibrant nightlife scene at St. Andrew's Scottish Pub, a prime destination for a thrilling night out. Also, don’t forget to check out Music Pub, a bar that offers unique local touches. Likewise, The Corner Factory pub & more provides an excellent alternative for a fun evening.

Relax and reminisce about your day in Romania and look forward to more memorable moments to come!

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Day 11

Day 11 – Sibiu - departure day

  • Sibiu - Departure day
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  • Astra Park
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Day 11 of your road trip in Romania is your departure day. This is your chance to catch a last glimpse of Sibiu before saying goodbye to this wonderful destination. If you've still got time left, we recommend doing some last-minute shopping or sightseeing.

As you approach the end of your journey in Romania, take a moment for some retail therapy in Sibiu’s celebrated shopping district. Thanks to your stay’s premier location, you can easily visit the city’s commercial hubs and wander through its diverse range of local shops without rushing.

Whether you’re on a hunt for an ideal present to give to your friends or family or looking for a personal memento to remind you of Romania, a variety of items are waiting for you. Hold onto the magic of Romania with these wonderful souvenirs, ensuring your memories never fade.

Before you conclude your road trip in Romania, drop by another restaurant for a last chance at a memorable dining experience in Sibiu.

Esteemed as a restaurant, it features an exceptional menu. This venue consistently impresses guests, making it a standout addition to your holiday plans. Located in the heart of the city, is an ideal pick for cuisine lovers seeking top-notch culinary experiences. If you're in the mood for something new, try La Cuptor, another premier location with a delectable menu.

You’ll then say farewell to Sibiu. Drive to the airport, return your car, and take the opportunity to get some last-minute souvenirs before you board your flight home. We wish you a pleasant journey and hope you leave with many wonderful memories of your road trip in Romania!

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