12-Day Romania Road Trip from Craiova traveling west to Drobeta-Turnu Severin, Timișoara, Oradea, and Cluj Napoca

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12 days & 11 nights
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Jan. - Dec.
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Have the adventure of a lifetime with this 12-day road trip through Romania.

This incredible self-drive vacation package will take you through the best destinations in Romania. With this perfectly planned travel package, you will stay 2 nights in Craiova, 1 night in Drobeta-Turnu Severin, 2 nights in Timișoara, 1 night in Oradea, 1 night in Cluj-Napoca, 2 nights in Sibiu, 1 night in Hateg, and 1 night in Petroșani, experiencing the ultimate road trip in Romania. Your road trip will enable you to discover the country's most popular attractions and restaurants in Craiova, Drobeta-Turnu Severin, Timișoara, Oradea, Cluj-Napoca, Sibiu, Hateg, Petroșani, and Târgu Jiu. We'll help you experience the best 12 days in Romania you can imagine so you can leave happy and inspired.

Upon arriving in Craiova, you'll collect the rental vehicle of your choice. From there, you'll be off to discover some of the most popular attractions in Romania, including the stunning Victory Square and Central Park Simion Bărnuțiu.

You'll have an extensive selection of accommodations to choose from throughout your road trip. We have handpicked the best hotels and places to stay across the country, catering to all budgets. Whether you're in the mood for luxurious five-star hotels or cozy, budget-friendly accommodations, we've got you covered.

Your road trip will bring you close to the best attractions and most incredible sights in Romania. From the magnificent Dumbrava Sibiului Natural Park to the breathtaking The Bridge of Lies and Prislop Monastery, your journey will take you on a thrilling adventure through some of the most iconic travel destinations in the country. Your discovery doesn't end there. Make sure to marvel at the remarkable Salina Turda and learn more about the unique Castelul Corvinilor (Corvins' Castle) to truly immerse yourself in the local culture. As you hit the open road and drive through Craiova, Drobeta-Turnu Severin, Timișoara, Oradea, Cluj-Napoca, Sibiu, Hateg, Petroșani, and Târgu Jiu, you'll also have plenty of opportunities to uncover hidden gems and experience the authentic charm of Romania. Whether you're exploring enchanting small towns, discovering scenic routes, or indulging in local cuisine, there's always something new and exciting to experience in Romania.

Add tours and tickets to each day of your trip to make the most of your time in Romania. You'll have the opportunity to choose from the best tours and activities that your travel destinations have to offer, meaning you'll never have a boring moment on your road trip through Romania.

Your travel plan itinerary also gives you multiple opportunities to look for souvenirs to memorialize your road trip in Romania.

You'll return home having experienced the very best of everything Romania has to offer. Each twist and turn of the journey adds a unique charm to your travel tales.

You can customize each day of your road trip vacation itinerary with flexible trip planning before and after booking. Enjoy the benefits of exploring all these great attractions at your own speed.

Your travel plan includes everything you need to experience the best of Romania. You'll be booked at the best hotels for 11 nights, with plenty of top-rated breakfast and restaurant options nearby. We'll provide you with the best car rental for 11 days during your self-drive road trip, including CDW insurance.

You'll have access to 24/7 travel support, a personal travel agent, and a step-by-step guide via our flexible mobile app. You can choose and add your flight preferences as needed. Make your vacation in Romania extra special by adding tours and tickets to each day of your itinerary.

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

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Hotel, 11 nights
Rental car, 12 days
CDW Insurance
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Personal travel agent
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Destinations

Photo of the facade of the Administrative Palace of Craiova (today Dolj Prefecture and County Council), an imposing historical monument located on the territory of Craiova, Romania.Craiova / 2 nights
Cluj Napoca upperview.Cluj-Napoca / 1 night
Photo of aerial view of the old Timisoara city center, Romania.Timișoara / 2 nights
Photo of the Small Square piata mica, the second fortified square in the medieval Upper town of Sibiu city, Romania.Sibiu / 2 nights
Oradea - city in RomaniaOradea / 1 night
Mehedinți - region in RomaniaMehedinți / 1 night
Hateg - city in RomaniaHateg / 1 night
Gorj - region in RomaniaGorj

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Attractions

Castelul Corvinilor, Hunedoara, RomaniaCastelul Corvinilor (Corvins' Castle)
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
Podul MinciunilorThe Bridge of Lies
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
Photo of beautiful landscape view over a pond inside the Nicolae Romanescu Park in Craiova city, Romania.Nicolae Romanescu Park
The Large Square, Sibiu, RomaniaThe Large Square
Grădina Botanică Alexandru Borza, Cluj-Napoca, Cluj Metropolitan Area, Cluj, RomaniaAlexandru Borza Botanical Garden
Sibiu Zoological Garden
Oradea Fortress, Oradea, Oradea Metropolitan Area, Bihor, RomaniaOradea Fortress
Aquapark Nymphaea, Oradea, Oradea Metropolitan Area, Bihor, RomaniaAquapark Nymphaea
Photo of Turda gorge Cheile Turzii is a natural reserve with marked trails for hikes on Hasdate River situated near Turda close to Cluj-Napoca, in Transylvania, Romania.Cheile Turzii
Lacul cu nuferi, Sânmartin, Oradea Metropolitan Area, Bihor, RomaniaLacul cu nuferi
ASTRA Museum
Cetățuia Park
Infinity Column
Photo of Aerial view to the Deva fortress. Romania .Fortress of Deva
Photo of The Gate of the Kiss (Poarta sarutului) sculpture made by Constantin Brancusi in Targu Jiu, Romania - amazing autumn wide angle view .The Gate Of The Kiss
Photo of Floral clock decoration in Roses Park Timisoara, Romania.Roses Park, Timișoara
The Old Town of Timișoara
Alexandru Buia" Botanical Garden
Ulpia Traiana Sarmizegetusa, Sarmizegetusa, Hunedoara, RomaniaUlpia Traiana Sarmizegetusa
Photo of  Aerial view of the Union Square ,Timisoara ,Romania .Piața Unirii
Liberty Square, Timișoara, Timiș, RomaniaLibertății Square in Timișoara
Stațiunea StrajaStraja Resort
Black Eagle Palace, Oradea, Oradea Metropolitan Area, Bihor, RomaniaBlack Eagle Palace
Hercules' statue
Photo of Lainici Monastery, called "Bride of the gorge" , due of its strong white facade is an orthodox monastery in Targu Jiu ,Gorj County, Romania .Lainici Monastery
Photo of Sibiu cityscape with Holy Trinity Cathedral in Transylvania, Romania.Holy Trinity Cathedral
St. Ana Monastery, Orșova, Mehedinți, RomaniaSt Ana Monastery
Citadel Park
Severin's Citadel
Students' Cultural House, Cluj-Napoca, Cluj Metropolitan Area, Cluj, RomaniaStudents' Cultural House
Astra Park, Sibiu, RomaniaAstra Park
Citadel Park, Deva, Hunedoara, RomaniaCitadel Park
Cave Unguru Mare
English Park
Parcul Tineretului, Craiova, Craiova Metropolitan Area, Dolj, RomaniaParcul Tineretului
Fântâna Cinetică
Târgul de Crăciun Craiova
Photo of The Table Of Silence a sculpture by Constantin Brancusi In Targu Jiu, Romania .Table of Silence
Centrul Vechi al Craiovei
Fortress of Bologa
Photo of Beautiful view of the famous City Hall of Craiova, Romania on a sunny day .Craiova

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Day 1

Day 1 – Craiova - arrival day

  • Craiova - Arrival day
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  • Nicolae Romanescu Park
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Craiova has many popular destinations you can explore. You could visit attractions like the incredible Nicolae Romanescu Park. This attraction is a park and has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 16,839 visitors.

Your stay promises to be a delightful continuation of your exploration, providing comfort and tranquility to recharge for the adventures that lie ahead.

When you’re ready for dinner, we recommend you try one of the best restaurants in the city of Craiova, Casa Ghincea. The restaurant is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,494 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in the city of Craiova is Big Ben. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,194 customers.

Locals recommend Craft as one of the best restaurants in the city of Craiova. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 988 customers.

Craiova also has several great bars that will fit all travel budgets. One of the best bars in the city of Craiova is Epoca Steak House & Wine Bar Restaurant. This bar has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,125 customers.

Another of the best bars in the city of Craiova is Soho. This bar is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 844 customers.

Locals also enjoy Curtea Berarilor Craiova. This bar has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 714 customers.

Enjoy toasting the start of your 12-day vacation in Romania!

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Day 2

Day 2 – Craiova and Drobeta-Turnu Severin

  • Craiova
  • Mehedinți
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Drive 123 km, 2 hours 13 min

  • Craiova
  • Târgul de Crăciun Craiova
  • English Park
  • Centrul Vechi al Craiovei
  • Parcul Tineretului
  • More

Day 2 of your road trip through Romania gives you the opportunity to experience two places in one day. You will stay in Drobeta-Turnu Severin for 1 night. Have a hearty breakfast and get excited for a wonderful day ahead!

One of the best places to visit today in Craiova is the amazing Craiova. This attraction is a municipiu of romania that is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 519 visitors.

You could also stop at the incredible top-tier point of interest, Târgul de Crăciun Craiova. With an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 1,941 visitors, this attraction is one of the top sights in the area.

Another unforgettable travel destination in the Craiova is the outstanding English Park. This popular park and travel destination has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 2,317 visitors.

The spectacular Craiova's Old Town is another popular attraction you can visit today. This fascinating best-rated sightseeing destination and attraction has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 1,944 visitors.

If you’re keen to explore even more, then consider a visit to the fantastic Parcul Tineretului. This attraction is a popular park that has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 2,313 visitors.

There are many top-rated experiences you can include in your travel plan to add flavor to your road trip in Romania. Browse all of your options and reserve your slot before it's too late.

At the end of the day, you will drive to the city of Drobeta-Turnu Severin, where you will access the best hotels and places to stay.

After a long day of driving and exploring, we recommend you try NEST Hotel & Restaurant, one of the best restaurants in the city of Drobeta-Turnu Severin. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 1,017 customers.

Locals also recommend Kripton Pub&Grill as one of the best restaurants in the city of Drobeta-Turnu Severin. Kripton Pub&Grill is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,873 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in the city of Drobeta-Turnu Severin is Good Burger. This restaurant has been rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 634 customers.

After dinner, visit C’PUB, which is considered one of the best bars in the city of Drobeta-Turnu Severin. This bar is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 312 customers.

Raise your glass in celebration of your incredible road trip adventure through Romania!

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Day 3

Day 3 – Drobeta-Turnu Severin, Reșița, and Timișoara

  • Mehedinți
  • Timișoara
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Drive 248 km, 3 hours 59 min

  • Fântâna Cinetică
  • Severin's Citadel
  • St Ana Monastery
  • Hercules' statue
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Get ready to experience some of the most famous attractions in the area!

One of the best places to visit is the amazing Fântâna Cinetică. This attraction is a park and is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 2,100 visitors.

You could also go sightseeing at the incredible Severin Medieval Fortress. This fortress and travel destination has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 4,399 visitors.

"Saint Ana" Monastery is another popular attraction you can explore. This well-known attraction, a spectacular place of worship, has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars from over 4,703 reviews.

Joining a top-rated tour in Drobeta-Turnu Severin is another excellent way to spend your new day in Romania. The best tours in this travel destination will take you on an exploration to some of Romania’s most well-known attractions and best-kept secrets.

With this tour, you’ll set out on a journey to Romania’s most interesting sights. As you go along this remarkable tour, you’ll also have the unique opportunity to catch a glimpse of Romania’s scenic spots.

You could then travel to the amazing Hercules' statue for some sightseeing. This popular attraction is a best-rated sightseeing destination and has been rated an average of 4.2 out of 5 stars by 5,753 visitors.

You’ll also have your choice of the best hotels and places to stay in the city of Timișoara.

After a long day of driving and exploring, we recommend you try Neața Omelette Bistro, one of the best restaurants in the city of Timișoara. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 2,131 customers.

Locals also recommend NARU as one of the best restaurants in the city of Timișoara. NARU is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 852 customers.

After dinner, visit The 80's Pub, which is considered one of the best bars in the city of Timișoara. This bar is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 2,176 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar like Csíki Beer House. This bar has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 562 customers.

Alternatively, Berăria 700 is one of the best bars that locals recommend in the city of Timișoara. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 3,227 customers.

Raise your glass in celebration of your incredible road trip adventure through Romania!

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Day 4

Day 4 – Timișoara

  • Timișoara
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Drive 2 km, 37 min

  • Roses Park, Timișoara
  • Victory Square
  • The Old Town of Timișoara
  • Libertății Square in Timișoara
  • Piața Unirii
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On day 4 of your road trip across Romania, you’ll have the perfect day exploring the wonderful city of Timișoara. You’ll stay in Timișoara for 1 night, meaning you have plenty of time to discover the best things to see and do in the area.

We recommend you stay at the Koronna, one of the best 4-star hotels in the city of Timișoara. This hotel has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,080 guests.

The best luxury hotel option in the city of Timișoara is the 5-star ZET Hotel. The hotel is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 76 guests.

One of the best hotels we recommend in the city of Timișoara is the 3-star Pacific Hotel. This 3-star hotel has an average rating of 4.2 out of 5 stars by 923 guests.

Our flexible booking system will automatically provide you with the best alternatives if these hotels are not available.

You'll have easy access to popular travel destinations in the city of Timișoara, like the outstanding Roses Park, Timișoara. This attraction has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 8,554 visitors.

Victory Square is another popular attraction you could visit in the city of Timișoara. This incredible attraction is a square and has been rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 20,004 visitors.

One of the best attractions you could visit in the city of Timișoara is the extraordinary The Old Town of Timișoara. This top-tier point of interest is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars in 8,594 reviews.

As the day moves along, one attraction you’ll probably want to visit is the incredible Libertății Square in Timișoara. Around 7,504 visitors have given this square an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars.

Today you'll also have the opportunity to spend some time at the fantastic piața Unirii. Piața Unirii is a popular square, rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 8,485 travelers.

Come to Timișoara prepared by adding some tours and tickets to your vacation package. Book a popular and budget-friendly activity you can do on this day in Timișoara.

After a day of exploring, try one of the best restaurants in the city of Timișoara.

We recommend you eat at a delicious restaurant that locals enjoy, like Papa Sam, after your day of exploring the city of Timișoara. This excellent restaurant has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 3,043 customers.

Locals recommend The Drunken Rat Pub, one of the best bars in the city of Timișoara, for a refreshing evening drink to finish your day. This bar is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 2,371 customers.

It's a perfect place to relax and enjoy another amazing evening in Romania.

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Day 5

Day 5 – Oradea

  • Oradea
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Drive 177 km, 3 hours 1 min

  • Oradea Fortress
  • Aquapark Nymphaea
  • Black Eagle Palace
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As you rise to greet the dawn on day 5 of your epic road trip in Romania, you'll awaken to the bustling city of Oradea. Today, you'll hit the road once again, setting off on a journey towards the stunning city of Oradea. You’ll stay in Oradea for 1 night. But before you begin your drive, we recommend taking the time to explore some of Oradea’s must-see attractions and local hotspots.

If you’re curious to see more of Oradea, start your day with a visit to the amazing Oradea Fortress. This much-appreciated best-rated sightseeing destination and attraction is rated 4.6 out of 5 stars by 14,955 visitors.

You could also stop at another of the best local travel destinations in the area, the fascinating "The Black Eagle" Palace. This must-see tourist destination and spectacular attraction has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 5,535 visitors.

After soaking up all the sights and sounds that Oradea has to offer, you'll be ready to hit the open road and continue your unforgettable road trip towards the city of Oradea. Oradea offers plenty of options for top-rated hotels and other places to stay that fit all travel budgets.

After you’ve settled into your accommodation, we recommend a dinner at the popular Piaţa9. This popular restaurant is one of the locals’ most recommended restaurants in the city, with ratings of 4.8 out of 5 stars in 2,604 reviews.

The remarkable ReWine Bistro is another top restaurant in Oradea we recommend. This restaurant offers an unforgettable dining experience and is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 627 customers.

If you would rather go somewhere else, the famous Hanul cu Noroc is also an excellent choice. This well-loved restaurant is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 4,474 customers.

After your meal, we recommend you drink at one of the best bars in Oradea, the fantastic Rivo. This bar has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,744 customers.

To end your night the best way possible, we recommend going to the wonderful Morrigan's Coffe & Pub. This bar offers a great variety of drinks and has been rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 840 customers.

Another bar with a great atmosphere is Euphoria Biergarten. This bar is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 887 customers, so don’t forget to check this one out as well!

Celebrate another amazing vacation day filled with adventure in Romania!

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Day 6

Day 6 – Oradea and Cluj Napoca

  • Cluj-Napoca
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Drive 252 km, 4 hours 18 min

  • Lacul cu nuferi
  • Cave Unguru Mare
  • Fortress of Bologa
  • Salina Turda
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You’ll stay in Cluj Napoca for 1 night.

One of the best places to explore today is Lacul cu nuferi. This excellent attraction is a park that has been rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 11,791 visitors.

Around 2,567 travelers rated this attraction with 4.5 out of 5 stars.

To experience the local culture, see more of Romania, and meet new people at the same time, we highly recommend you go on a tour. On this tour, you can go on an epic adventure to some of the best places to visit in Romania. You also get to admire popular places of interest.

You could then travel to Fortress of Bologa for some unforgettable sightseeing experience. This popular attraction is a best-rated sightseeing destination and is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 1,222 visitors.

This outstanding salt mine has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 27,665 travelers.

You’ll have your choice of the best hotels and places to stay in the city of Cluj Napoca.

After a long day of traveling and sightseeing, we recommend you try one of the best restaurants in the city of Cluj Napoca, Samsara Foodhouse - Cluj restaurant plant-based. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 3,806 customers.

Locals recommend Tortelli Pasta Bar as one of the best restaurants in the city of Cluj Napoca. Tortelli Pasta Bar is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 2,372 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in the city of Cluj Napoca is Olivo Caffe & Bistro. This restaurant has been rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 2,251 customers.

After dinner, visit one of the top bars in the city of Cluj Napoca, Café Bulgakov. This popular bar is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 4,000 customers.

You could also relax with a drink at a popular bar like The Soviet. This bar has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 2,778 customers.

Be sure to celebrate another day of your incredible road trip adventure through Romania with a toast!

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Day 7

Day 7 – Cluj Napoca and Sibiu

  • Cluj-Napoca
  • Sibiu
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Drive 195 km, 3 hours 15 min

  • Students' Cultural House
  • Alexandru Borza Botanical Garden
  • Central Park Simion Bărnuțiu
  • Cetățuia Park
  • Cheile Turzii
  • More

Rise and shine on day 7 of your road trip in Romania. Today, you'll wake up in Cluj-Napoca and embark on a scenic drive to Sibiu, where you'll stay at one of the best hotels for 2 nights. Seize the opportunity to explore spectacular attractions in Cluj-Napoca before you reach your end destination for the day.

It’s hard not to feel excited about visiting attractions in a destination as lovely as Cluj-Napoca. When you’re eager to explore the city and nearby areas, we recommend visiting some local favorites, such as the wonderful Students' Cultural House. This attraction is a must-see tourist destination that has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 4,436 visitors.

You could also stop at the incredible Alexandru Borza Botanical Garden. This attraction, a beloved park, has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 15,951 visitors.

If you have time, another site you could explore in Cluj-Napoca is the stunning Central Park Simion Bărnuțiu. This park and travel destination has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 21,801 visitors.

Next, you could make your way to the best-rated park in Cluj-Napoca. The popular Cetățuia Park is a great place to visit on this day of your road trip adventure. Rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 11,428 visitors, it’s one of the most popular places to see in the city.

One of the most popular attractions you can visit is the remarkable Students' Cultural House. This attraction is a must-see tourist destination that has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 4,436 visitors.

If you want to explore more, visit the incredible Alexandru Borza Botanical Garden. This park and attraction has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 15,951 reviews.

Another site you could visit today is the top-rated Central Park Simion Bărnuțiu. This park and travel destination is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 21,801 visitors.

The lovely Cetățuia Park is yet another attraction you could pay a visit. Around 11,428 visitors have left this park an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars.

Lastly, if you still got energy, the wonderful Cheile Turzii is also a worthwhile attraction you can visit in Cluj-Napoca. This point of interest is a valley rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars in 12,997 reviews.

After dinner, visit Music Pub to enjoy a couple of drinks and relax. This bar is one of the best in Sibiu, with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 2,373 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar like Cafe Wien. This bar is a great spot to meet new friends and celebrate your vacation. Cafe Wien has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 2,020 customers.

End your day by raising your glass in celebration of your incredible road trip adventure in Romania, and look forward to more great days to come!

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Day 8

Day 8 – Sibiu

  • Sibiu
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Drive 15 km, 57 min

  • Dumbrava Sibiului Natural Park
  • ASTRA Museum
  • Holy Trinity Cathedral
  • Astra Park
  • Citadel Park
  • More

On day 8 of your road trip across Romania, you’ll have the perfect day exploring the wonderful city of Sibiu. You’ll stay in Sibiu for 1 night, meaning you have plenty of time to discover the best things to see and do in the area.

We recommend you stay at the Hotel Imparatul Romanilor Sibiu, one of the best 4-star hotels in the city of Sibiu. This hotel has an average rating of 4.2 out of 5 stars by 3,390 guests.

The best luxury hotel option in the city of Sibiu is the 5-star Noblesse Boutique Hotel. The hotel is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 762 guests.

One of the best hotels we recommend in the city of Sibiu is the 3-star MyContinental Sibiu. This 3-star hotel has an average rating of 4.2 out of 5 stars by 4,357 guests.

Our flexible booking system will automatically provide you with the best alternatives if these hotels are not available.

You'll have easy access to popular travel destinations in the city of Sibiu, like the outstanding Dumbrava Sibiului Natural Park. This attraction has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 21,796 visitors.

ASTRA Museum is another popular attraction you could visit in the city of Sibiu. This incredible attraction is a museum and has been rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 12,066 visitors.

One of the best attractions you could visit in the city of Sibiu is the extraordinary Holy Trinity Cathedral. This eastern orthodox cathedral is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars in 4,631 reviews.

As the day moves along, one attraction you’ll probably want to visit is the incredible Astra Park. Around 4,353 visitors have given this park an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Today you'll also have the opportunity to spend some time at the fantastic Citadel Park. Citadel Park is a popular park, rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 4,572 travelers.

Come to Sibiu prepared by adding some tours and tickets to your vacation package. Book a popular and budget-friendly activity you can do on this day in Sibiu.

After a day of exploring, try one of the best restaurants in the city of Sibiu.

We recommend you eat at a delicious restaurant that locals enjoy, like La Cuptor, after your day of exploring the city of Sibiu. This excellent restaurant has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 2,526 customers.

Locals recommend Supporter Sports Pub & Grill, one of the best bars in the city of Sibiu, for a refreshing evening drink to finish your day. This bar is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,242 customers.

Alternatively, you could choose another of the most popular bars in the city of Sibiu, Joyme Pub. This bar has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,000 customers.

The Corner Factory pub & more is also one of the best bars in the city of Sibiu. This bar is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,000 customers.

It's a perfect place to relax and enjoy another amazing evening in Romania.

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Day 9

Day 9 – Sibiu, Deva, and Hateg

  • Sibiu
  • Hateg
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Drive 185 km, 3 hours 6 min

  • The Bridge of Lies
  • The Large Square
  • Sibiu Zoological Garden
  • Fortress of Deva
  • Citadel Park
  • More

Get ready to experience some of the most famous attractions in the area!

One of the best places to visit in the city of Sibiu is the amazing The Bridge of Lies. This attraction is a must-see tourist destination and is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 20,296 visitors.

You could also go sightseeing at the incredible The Large Square. This must-see tourist destination and travel destination has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 16,039 visitors.

Joining a top-rated tour in Sibiu is another excellent way to spend your new day in Romania. The best tours in this travel destination will take you on an exploration to some of Romania’s most well-known attractions and best-kept secrets.

With this tour, you’ll set out on a journey to Romania’s most interesting sights. As you go along this remarkable tour, you’ll also have the unique opportunity to catch a glimpse of Romania’s scenic spots.

You could then travel to the amazing Fortress of Deva for some sightseeing. This popular attraction is a castle and has been rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 11,055 visitors.

Another unforgettable travel destination is the outstanding Citadel Park. Rated 4.6 out of 5 stars by 4,014 visitors, this park deserves a spot on travelers' bucket lists.

You’ll also have your choice of the best hotels and places to stay in the city of Hateg.

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Day 10

Day 10 – Deva and Petroșani

  • Hateg
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Drive 197 km, 3 hours 50 min

  • Castelul Corvinilor (Corvins' Castle)
  • Prislop Monastery
  • Ulpia Traiana Sarmizegetusa
  • Straja Resort
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Day 10 of your road trip through Romania gives you the opportunity to experience two places in one day. You will stay in Petroșani for 1 night. Have a hearty breakfast and get excited for a wonderful day ahead!

One of the best places to visit today in Deva is the amazing Castelul Corvinilor (Corvins' Castle). This attraction is a museum that is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 42,003 visitors.

You could also stop at the incredible monastery, Prislop Monastery. With an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 22,621 visitors, this attraction is one of the top sights in the area.

Another unforgettable travel destination in the Deva is the outstanding Ulpia Traiana Sarmizegetusa. This popular ancient city and travel destination has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 8,521 visitors.

The spectacular Straja Resort is another popular attraction you can visit today. This fascinating must-see tourist destination and attraction has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 7,330 visitors.

There are many top-rated experiences you can include in your travel plan to add flavor to your road trip in Romania. Browse all of your options and reserve your slot before it's too late.

At the end of the day, you will drive to the city of Petroșani, where you will access the best hotels and places to stay.

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Day 11

Day 11 – Târgu Jiu and Craiova

  • Craiova
  • Gorj
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Drive 196 km, 3 hours 41 min

  • Lainici Monastery
  • Infinity Column
  • The Gate Of The Kiss
  • Table of Silence
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You’ll stay in Craiova for 1 night.

One of the best places to explore today is Lainici Monastery. This excellent attraction is an orthodox monastery‎ that has been rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 5,384 visitors.

Around 11,088 travelers rated this attraction with 4.7 out of 5 stars.

Another of the best travel destinations you can visit is Gate of the Kis. This amazing attraction is a sculpture and is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 10,556 visitors.

Beyond the above-mentioned attractions, you also have the opportunity to visit the outstanding Table of Silence. This sculpture and place of interest is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 1,626 visitors.

To experience the local culture, see more of Romania, and meet new people at the same time, we highly recommend you go on a tour. On this tour, you can go on an epic adventure to some of the best places to visit in Romania. You also get to admire popular places of interest.

You could then travel to Infinity Column for some unforgettable sightseeing experience in the city of Târgu Jiu. This popular attraction is a must-see tourist destination and is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 11,088 visitors.

This outstanding sculpture has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 10,556 travelers.

You can also stop at the popular Table of Silence in the town of Târgu Jiu. This attraction, a stunning sculpture, has been rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 1,626 visitors.

You’ll have your choice of the best hotels and places to stay in the city of Craiova.

After a long day of traveling and sightseeing, we recommend you try one of the best restaurants in the city of Craiova, Iberico. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,229 customers.

Locals recommend The Manor Restaurant & Lounge as one of the best restaurants in the city of Craiova. The Manor Restaurant & Lounge is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 717 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in the city of Craiova is Taverna to Petrino. This restaurant has been rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 526 customers.

After dinner, visit one of the top bars in the city of Craiova, Steam Punk. This popular bar is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 678 customers.

You could also relax with a drink at a popular bar like Toska. This bar has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 563 customers.

Miky's Pub is a popular bar that locals recommend in the city of Craiova. This bar is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 523 customers.

Be sure to celebrate another day of your incredible road trip adventure through Romania with a toast!

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Day 12

Day 12 – Craiova - departure day

  • Craiova - Departure day
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  • Alexandru Buia" Botanical Garden
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Day 12 of your road trip in Romania is your departure day. This is your chance to catch one last glimpse of Craiova before saying goodbye to this wonderful destination. When you have time to explore the area before you make your way home, we recommend visiting some of the following attractions.

"Alexandru Buia" Botanical Garden is an extraordinary attraction you could visit to enjoy your last day in Craiova. This park and popular site of interest has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 8,057 visitors.

Take a stroll along the main shopping streets of Craiova and find some souvenirs to remind you of your road trip in Romania.

You could then enjoy your last meal in the city of Craiova at Restaurant Baba Novac before you travel home. This popular restaurant is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 531 customers.

Alternatively, we also recommend Dong Fang Restaurant Chinezesc for your last chance at a meal in the city of Craiova. The Dong Fang Restaurant Chinezesc restaurant has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 190 customers.

If you'd prefer a popular restaurant that locals enjoy, try Excelsior. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 458 customers.

You’ll then say farewell to Craiova. We wish you a pleasant journey home, with many wonderful memories of your unforgettable vacation in Romania!

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