13-Day Romania Road Trip from Bucharest to Pitesti, Sibiu, Cluj Napoca, Alba Iulia, Mediaș, and Brasov

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13 days & 12 nights
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Jan. - Dec.
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Escape the ordinary with this exciting 13-day road trip through Romania that promises to leave you speechless. With this exciting adventure, you will have the chance to explore the diverse landscapes and local cultures of Bucharest, Pitesti, Golești, Curtea de Argeș, Sibiu, Cluj Napoca, Alba Iulia, Hunedoara County, Simeria, Mediaș, Rupea, Bran, Feldioara, Brasov, Sinaia, Dumbrăveni, Ghighiu, and Bușteni. Pack your bags, hit the road, and prepare for an unforgettable journey where every moment becomes a lasting story.

This perfectly planned road trip itinerary in Romania takes you through some of the best places to see in the country. You will spend 4 nights in Bucharest, 1 night in Pitesti, 1 night in Sibiu, 1 night in Cluj Napoca, 1 night in Alba Iulia, 1 night in Mediaș, and 3 nights in Brasov. 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 Bucharest, 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 Bucharest, Pitesti, Golești, Curtea de Argeș, Sibiu, Cluj Napoca, Alba Iulia, Hunedoara County, Simeria, Mediaș, Rupea, Bran, Feldioara, Brasov, Sinaia, Dumbrăveni, Ghighiu, and Bușteni, 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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Hotel, 12 nights
Rental car, 13 days
CDW Insurance
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Personal travel agent
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Destinations

Golești
Bran
Photo of the Small Square piata mica, the second fortified square in the medieval Upper town of Sibiu city, Romania.Sibiu / 1 night
Cluj Napoca upperview.Cluj-Napoca / 1 night
Mediaș - city in RomaniaMediaș / 1 night
Curtea de Argeș - city in RomaniaCurtea de Argeș
Hunedoara - city in RomaniaHunedoara
Rupea
Alba Iulia - city in RomaniaAlba County / 1 night
Dumbrăveni
Argeș - region in RomaniaPitești / 1 night
Simeria
Feldioara
Bușteni - town in RomaniaBușteni
Sinaia - town in RomaniaSinaia
Ghighiu
Brasov - city in RomaniaBrasov / 3 nights
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)
Photo of Autumn Trees Landscape Of Tineretului Park In Bucharest, Romania.Tineretului Park
Cetatea Alba Carolina, Alba Iulia, Alba, RomaniaThe Citadel Alba-Carolina
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 )
Entrance to Children's world park in Bucharest. Fantasy gate with guarded by a blue dragon.Children's Town Bucharest
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
Sibiu Zoological Garden
Photo of Tiger among bushes looking away ,Brasov ,Romania .Brașov Zoo
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
Bucharest Botanical GardenBucharest Botanical Garden
Caraiman Monastery
Cetățuia Park
Children's World Park, Sector 4, Bucharest, RomaniaChildren's World Park
Photo of Sinaia Monastery on Prahova Valley, Carpathian Mountains, Romania.Sinaia Monastery
Photo of Medieval fortress in the town of Rupea, RomaniaRupea Citadel
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
Ghighiu Monastery close to Ploiesti, Prahova, Romania. Alley in the courtyard.Orthodox Monastery Ghighiu
Parcul Nicolae Titulescu
Beautiful background with the famous fountain against colorful sky in central square of Bucharest, in sunset light.Bucharest Fountains
Edenland Park
Photo of Carol I University foundation and Central University Library of Bucharest, Romania.University Square
Citadel Park
Students' Cultural House, Cluj-Napoca, Cluj Metropolitan Area, Cluj, RomaniaStudents' Cultural House
Ștrand Park
Pietrele lui Solomon
Arboretum Park Simeria
Golești Museum, Ștefănești, Argeș, RomaniaGolești Museum
Cetatea Feldioara - Marienburg
Photo of Pelișor Castle is a small palace built in the vicinity of Peles Castle. Magnificent surroundings ,Romania .Pelișor Castle
Pietonala Corvin
Fountain of Manole, Curtea de Argeș, Argeș, RomaniaFountain of Manole

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Day 1

Day 1 – Bucharest - arrival day

  • Bucharest - Arrival day
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  • Romanian Athenaeum
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Say hello to Bucharest! 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 Bucharest for 3 nights before you continue your adventure!

Bucharest 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 Romanian Athenaeum or taking a stroll in the city center. Soak in the lovely atmosphere and sit down for a bit to eat or drink.

Find your way to your hotel in Bucharest. We recommend choosing a hotel in a central location for easy exploring. Check-in typically starts between 2 and 4 PM at hotels in Romania. Settle in and make plans for the evening.

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.

Renowned for its , this restaurant presents an outstanding menu of cuisine. This distinguished -recipient is a favorite among guests, making it a worthy addition to your holiday plans. With an acclaim, it promises a dining experience you won't want to miss. Treat yourself to a delicious dinner at Coftale Specialty Coffee Shop, an excellent option for tonight's dining. Looking for something different? PAPILA offers a tantalizing alternative with its diverse menu. And don’t miss Hanu' Berarilor Casa Oprea Soare. With its reputation for pleasing customers, it’s a fantastic choice for tonight in Bucharest.

After enjoying a fulfilling meal, continue your evening at QP Pub, ideal for those looking to unwind with a drink in a comfortable setting. Alternatively, Control Club offers a welcoming atmosphere for easing into the nightlife. Similarly, Wicked Bar provides an excellent environment for a relaxed and enjoyable evening.

Raise a toast to the start of your 13-day road trip in Romania!

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Day 2

Day 2 – Bucharest

  • Bucharest
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Drive 18 km, 54 min

  • Children's World Park
  • Children's Town Bucharest
  • Alexandru Ioan Cuza Park (I O R )
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Day 2 of your road trip will take you to the best attractions Bucharest has to offer. Cherish the 2 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 Children's Town Bucharest. This amusement park has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 23,776 reviews.

When you’re ready for your next sight of the day, continue to Alexandru Ioan Cuza Park. This park has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 31,456 visitors.

Don’t forget to check out all the popular tours and activities you can add to your travel plan. Romania is a beautiful travel destination that offers plenty of unique tours that will enhance your vacation experience. Explore and select your activities below.

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

Renowned for its , this restaurant presents an outstanding menu of cuisine. This distinguished -recipient is a favorite among guests, making it a worthy addition to your holiday plans. With an acclaim, it promises a dining experience you won't want to miss. Treat yourself to a delicious dinner at Hanu' Berarilor Casa Elena Lupescu, an excellent option for tonight's dining. Looking for something different? Stadio Unirii offers a tantalizing alternative with its diverse menu. And don’t miss Osho. With its reputation for pleasing customers, it’s a fantastic choice for tonight in Bucharest.

Unwind after your meal by stepping into Manasia Hub. This venue is celebrated for its extensive drink selections and cozy vibes. Alternatively, Origo offers a dynamic and energetic atmosphere for a glass or two. Don’t overlook The PUB Bucharest, another top-rated bar in the area.

Savor another day of unforgettable experiences in Romania!

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Day 3

Day 3 – Bucharest

  • Bucharest
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Drive 16 km, 59 min

  • King Mihai I Park (Herăstrău) CA
  • Dimitrie Gusti National Village Museum in Bucharest
  • Grigore Antipa Natural History Museum
  • Cișmigiu Gardens
  • Izvor Park
  • More

On day 3 of your road trip, you will have an entire day to explore Bucharest. You’ll stay in Bucharest for 1 night and discover all the best things to see and do in the area.

When you're ready to see some sights, King Mihai I Park (Herăstrău) CA is a great place to start. This park is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 60,313 visitors.

Another popular attraction you can visit today is Dimitrie Gusti National Village Museum in Bucharest. This museum has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 10,618 travelers.

We also recommend a stop at Grigore Antipa Natural History Museum. This site gets more than 150,001 visitors annually. The natural history museum has been rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 18,035 visitors.

If you're keen to explore more, consider visiting Cișmigiu Gardens. This park is a popular attraction with an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 37,082 reviews.

Izvor Park is another easily accessible place to visit on this day of your trip. Stop by this park, rated 4.3 out of 5 stars in 19,327 reviews, to discover more of what makes it unique.

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.

Make sure to book a table at Romanian Craft Beer, a popular restaurant in Bucharest. This acclaimed restaurant and its mouthwatering dishes have earned the admiration of countless food lovers. Experience a taste of Bucharest at 18Lounge, 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 Arcade Cafe. As a dining spot that gains consistently high praise from guests, it’s an ideal choice to enhance your time to Bucharest tonight.

Explore the vibrant nightlife at Zeppelin Pub after your meal, a hub for lively evenings and memorable moments.

Get a good night's sleep and look forward to another great day on the road in Romania!

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Day 4

Day 4 – Bucharest and Pitesti

  • Pitești
  • Bucharest
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Drive 126 km, 2 hours 36 min

  • Bucharest Fountains
  • Constitution Square
  • Tineretului Park
  • Carol I Park
  • Bucharest Botanical Garden
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Experience an unparalleled adventure on day 4 of your road trip in Romania. This exciting part of your journey invites you to discover the renowned landmarks in 1 vibrant destinations - Bucharest. After a day filled with exploration and new experiences, you will retreat to the hotel of your choice in Pitesti. You will spend 1 night here for some well-deserved relaxation.

Once you're ready to continue your road trip, it's time to buckle up and drive, eagerly anticipating your arrival in Pitesti. This drive usually takes around 1 hour 20 min, without any stops or traffic disruptions.

When you’re ready for some sightseeing, make your way to Bucharest Fountains. This much-appreciated sightseeing destination is rated 4.8 out of 5 stars in 9,675 reviews.

Next up is Constitution Square. This sightseeing destination has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 19,443 visitors.

Another top sightseeing recommendation is Tineretului Park. This park has been rated 4.5 out of 5 stars in 37,293 reviews.

Carol Park is another attraction you have the opportunity to visit today. This urban park has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 16,367 reviews.

To continue your sightseeing, head over to "Dimitrie Brândză" Botanical Garden. This park is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars in 13,703 reviews.

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

As you explore more of Pitesti, 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.

Celebrated as a restaurant, it boasts an exceptional menu. This establishment consistently wows guests, making it a memorable stop during your holiday. Nestled in the city's heart, is a perfect choice for discerning cuisine enthusiasts seeking a new experience. Enjoy a sumptuous meal at Cornul Vânătorului, a highly-rated dining destination in Pitesti. If you're eager to try something different, consider Restaurant Matteo, another top spot with a tantalizing menu. You might also want to secure a reservation at Mansion Pub. With a reputation for consistently satisfied customers, it’s an excellent choice to enhance your stay in Pitesti this evening.

Continue your lively evening at West Bar & Cafe, a perfect place for winding down or revving up the night, depending on which mood you’re in. Cafe des Amis is another excellent bar that offers a great selection of drinks to suit any mood. If you prefer to go somewhere else, Class Lounge ensures a night out tailored to your taste.

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 5

Day 5 – Pitesti, Golești, Curtea de Argeș, and Sibiu

  • Sibiu
  • Golești
  • Pitești
  • Curtea de Argeș
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Drive 169 km, 4 hours 1 min

  • Ștrand Park
  • Golești Museum
  • Fountain of Manole
  • Curtea de Argeș Monastery
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Embark on another extraordinary experience on day 5 of your road trip in Romania. Today, you will make 3 stops and experience some of the highlights of Golești, Pitesti, and Curtea de Argeș. At the end of the day, you will enjoy the comforts of a top-rated hotel in Sibiu, which will be your home away from home for 1 night.

As you’ve unraveled the marvels of Pitesti, it’s time to gear up for the next part of your road trip adventure. Under favorable conditions, your drive to Golești may take around 18 min. Upon your arrival in Golești, you’ll be greeted with the opportunity to do some sightseeing and exploring.

Be one of the day’s first visitors at Golești Museum. This museum is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 3,183 visitors.

After soaking in Pitesti’s unique atmosphere, jump into the car with a full heart and drive in the direction of your next destination: Golești. Expect your car journey to take a minimum of 18 min. When you arrive in Golești, it's time to take a break from the road.

Your sightseeing of the day begins at Ștrand Park, a remarkable park where it’s easy to get lost in exploration. This top attraction is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars in 4,184 reviews.

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.

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

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 Grădina Restaurant, an iconic dining spot in Sibiu. This culinary treasure and its outstanding menu have enchanted food enthusiasts from around the world. Immerse yourself in the culinary delights of Casa Frieda, a popular restaurant in Sibiu. With a menu designed to delight, it ensures a dining experience that transcends the ordinary. Experience the culinary magic of Cafe Wien, a hidden gem nestled in Sibiu. Known for its exquisite cuisine and inviting atmosphere, it's a dining experience you won't soon forget.

Keep the evening going at Imperium Pub, a great choice for enjoying the after-dinner hours with a drink. You could also go to Joyme Pub, which offers a similarly pleasant setting and great drinks. Another option is Naf Naf, which provides an inviting environment for unwinding after a busy day out.

Get a good night's sleep and look forward to another great day on the road in Romania!

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Day 6

Day 6 – Sibiu and Cluj Napoca

  • Cluj-Napoca
  • Sibiu
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Drive 188 km, 2 hours 45 min

  • The Bridge of Lies
  • The Large Square
  • Citadel Park
  • Dumbrava Sibiului Natural Park
  • Sibiu Zoological Garden
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On day 6 of your exciting self-drive vacation in Romania, you’ll soak in the magnificence of 1 destination, Sibiu. When you’re not sightseeing, take time to relax at your selected hotel in Cluj Napoca, where you’ll be staying for 1 night.

After soaking in Sibiu’s unique atmosphere, jump into the car with a full heart and drive in the direction of your next destination: Cluj Napoca. Expect your car journey to take a minimum of 2 hours 10 min. When you arrive in Cluj Napoca, it's time to take a break from the road.

Begin your sightseeing with a visit to The Bridge of Lies. This extraordinary point of interest is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 20,465 visitors.

Next, make your way to The Large Square. This top attraction is a sightseeing destination with an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 16,200 visitors.

We also recommend a visit to Citadel Park. This park is rated 4.7 out of 5 stars by 4,594 travelers.

If you’re keen to keep exploring, visit Dumbrava Sibiului Natural Park. This highly recommended sightseeing destination has received an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 21,831 travelers.

Today is also your chance to spend some time at Sibiu Zoological Garden. This zoo is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 15,956 travelers.

After soaking up all the sights of today's itinerary, you'll be ready to hit the road in the direction of Cluj Napoca. Cluj Napoca 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 day of adventure, treat yourself to an exquisite dinner at one of Cluj Napoca'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. Dine in style at Roata, a top recommendation for dinner tonight. Or, for a change of pace, Jaxx boasts a menu that's sure to impress. Also, be sure to check out Casa Maramureșeană. Known as a local hotspot, it’s a great choice for tonight in Cluj Napoca.

Unwind after your meal by stepping into Yolka. This venue is celebrated for its extensive drink selections and cozy vibes. Alternatively, Hardward Pub (Hard Club) offers a dynamic and energetic atmosphere for a glass or two. Don’t overlook Che Guevara Social Pub, another top-rated bar in the area.

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

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Day 7

Day 7 – Cluj Napoca and Alba Iulia

  • Alba County
  • Cluj-Napoca
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Drive 101 km, 2 hours 9 min

  • Cetățuia Park
  • Central Park Simion Bărnuțiu
  • Students' Cultural House
  • Alexandru Borza Botanical Garden
  • The Citadel Alba-Carolina
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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 Cluj Napoca and Alba Iulia. In the evening, you’ll end up in Alba Iulia, where you will stay for 1 night.

Be one of the day’s first visitors at The Citadel of Alba-Carolina. This sightseeing destination is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 34,641 visitors.

Continue your road trip and head to your next destination, Alba Iulia. This car ride takes around 1 hour 19 min.

Your sightseeing of the day begins at Cetățuia Park, a remarkable park where it’s easy to get lost in exploration. This top attraction is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 11,462 reviews.

Next, satisfy your wanderlust at Central Park Simion Bărnuțiu. This park has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 21,937 travelers.

Students' Cultural House is another must-visit attraction. This renowned point of interest offers a memorable experience, well worth a stop on your self-guided sightseeing tour. Rated 4.4 out of 5 stars by 4,473 travelers, it's one of the more popular places to see in the area.

Beyond the above-mentioned sites, you also have the opportunity to visit Alexandru Borza Botanical Garden. This well-loved park boasts a 4.6 out of 5-star rating from 16,157 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.

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

Renowned for its , this restaurant presents an outstanding menu of cuisine. This distinguished -recipient is a favorite among guests, making it a worthy addition to your holiday plans. With an acclaim, it promises a dining experience you won't want to miss. Treat yourself to a delicious dinner at Panoramic-Bar&Grill, an excellent option for tonight's dining. Looking for something different? La Poarta offers a tantalizing alternative with its diverse menu. And don’t miss Blue Hours. With its reputation for pleasing customers, it’s a fantastic choice for tonight in Alba Iulia.

Extend your evening after a delightful meal by visiting framm's, which offers the perfect atmosphere for a night out. Moreover, Enjoy Life S. R. L. Is another popular option for a drink or two. Likewise, Art Cafe Downtown also provides a great ambiance for reminiscing about the day and raising a toast to your vacation.

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

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Day 8

Day 8 – Alba Iulia, Hunedoara County, Simeria, and Mediaș

  • Mediaș
  • Hunedoara
  • Simeria
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Drive 247 km, 3 hours 29 min

  • Arboretum Park Simeria
  • Pietonala Corvin
  • Castelul Corvinilor (Corvins' Castle)
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Dive into day 8 of your remarkable road trip in Romania. Today you will explore Hunedoara County and Simeria, 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 Mediaș. You’ll stay here for 1 night.

Fasten your seatbelt and make your way to your next stop. Hunedoara County, 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 Simeria to Hunedoara County may take around 22 min without traffic disruptions. Upon arrival in Hunedoara County, we highly recommend checking out some of the top attractions.

Kick off the day at Pietonala Corvin, a top pick for today’s sightseeing. This sightseeing destination is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 1,669 reviews.

Today is also your chance to visit Castelul Corvinilor (Corvins' Castle). Castelul Corvinilor (Corvins' Castle) is a museum with an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 42,393 reviews.

Fasten your seatbelt and make your way to your next stop. Simeria, 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 Alba Iulia to Simeria may take around 47 min without traffic disruptions. Upon arrival in Simeria, we highly recommend checking out some of the top attractions.

Kick off the day at Arboretum Park Simeria, a top pick for today’s sightseeing. This park is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 3,484 reviews.

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

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

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 RESTAURANT PREMIER, a top-rated dining destination in Mediaș. If you're in the mood to try something new, consider Reya Event Club, another top spot with a mouthwatering menu. You might also want to secure a reservation at Medieval Bistro. With a reputation for consistently satisfied customers, it’s a perfect choice to enhance your stay in Mediaș this evening.

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

Head back to your accommodation in Mediaș and get some rest in preparation for another magical day of your road trip in Romania!

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Day 9

Day 9 – Mediaș, Rupea, Bran, Feldioara, and Brasov

  • Brasov
  • Rupea
  • Bran
  • Feldioara
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Drive 215 km, 3 hours 28 min

  • Rupea Citadel
  • Cetatea Feldioara - Marienburg
  • Bran Castle
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Experience an unparalleled adventure on day 9 of your road trip in Romania. This exciting part of your journey invites you to discover the renowned landmarks in 3 vibrant destinations - Rupea, Bran, and Feldioara. After a day filled with exploration and new experiences, you will retreat to the hotel of your choice in Brasov. You will spend 3 nights here for some well-deserved relaxation.

When you’re ready to jump back into the car and say goodbye to Mediaș, you’ll hit the road in the direction of Rupea. This drive usually takes around 1 hour 26 min. When you arrive, enjoy some sightseeing.

Take the opportunity to see Rupea Citadel. This attraction has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 11,170 visitors.

When you’ve had your share of Feldioara, prepare for your next destination. Admire the views and listen to some good music as you drive in the direction of Bran. Your travel time is around 43 min.

Drop by the renowned Bran Castle. This popular castle has been rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 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 Brasov. Brasov 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 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 -awardee earns consistently high praises from guests. As a top-rated it is an ideal choice in the city. Enjoy a lovely meal at La Birou Bistro, a top-rated place to have dinner tonight. Alternatively, if your taste buds call for something different, Opus 9 is another top choice with a popular menu. You could also check for a table at Mado. As an establishment that gains consistently high praises from customers, it’s an ideal choice in Brasov tonight.

After your delicious meal, get a taste of the vibrant nightlife with a visit to Musik Cafe, known for its inviting atmosphere. Michele Pub is another great option if you’re looking for a place to get the night started. Similarly, Kasho Lounge provides a great setting to enjoy the night away.

Savor another day of unforgettable experiences in Romania!

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Day 10

Day 10 – Brasov

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Drive 28 km, 1 hour 14 min

  • Tâmpa
  • Brașov city hall
  • Parcul Nicolae Titulescu
  • Pietrele lui Solomon
  • Brașov Zoo
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Day 10 of your road trip across Romania promises a magnificent time exploring Brasov. You have 2 nights left in Brasov. Take the opportunity to experience more of the best attractions and activities in the city.

An excellent attraction to start your day with is Tâmpa. This park is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars in 18,887 reviews.

Continue your journey at Brașov city hall. This building is rated 4.8 out of 5 stars by 16,344 travelers from near and far.

Brasov is also the home of Parcul Nicolae Titulescu. This park has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 8,909 visitors.

You can continue your self-guided sightseeing tour at Pietrele lui Solomon. Rated 4.7 out of 5 stars by 3,509 visitors, a visit to this top sight is time well spent.

Lastly, don't miss out on Brașov Zoo. With an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 14,540 reviews, it’s hard to refuse the opportunity to see this zoo.

Your discoveries in Brasov do not have to stop there. Check out the fantastic selection of tours and tickets offered in Brasov 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 Brasov's best restaurants.

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 Urban Grill, a top-rated dining destination in Brasov. If you're in the mood to try something new, consider Publick, another top spot with a mouthwatering menu. You might also want to secure a reservation at Bistro Aha. With a reputation for consistently satisfied customers, it’s a perfect choice to enhance your stay in Brasov this evening.

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

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

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Day 11

Day 11 – Brasov and Sinaia

  • Brasov
  • Sinaia
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Drive 90 km, 2 hours 25 min

  • Peleș Castle
  • Pelișor Castle
  • Sinaia Monastery
  • Dimitrie Ghica Park
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Day 11 offers a multitude of experiences. You will stay in Sinaia for 1 night more, offering you enough time to explore at a relaxed pace.

If you have an appetite for more adventure, check out the fantastic selection of tours and tickets offered in Sinaia on this day of your trip. You'll find the most recommended ones below.

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

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 Bistro de l'Arte, a top-rated dining destination in Brasov. If you're in the mood to try something new, consider Aftăr Stube, another top spot with a mouthwatering menu. You might also want to secure a reservation at Pizzeria della Nonna. With a reputation for consistently satisfied customers, it’s a perfect choice to enhance your stay in Brasov this evening.

Let the evening flow smoothly from dinner to drinks at Home Cocktail Bar, a top-rated bar in the area. For other recommendations, Jamaica provides a perfect setting for rounding out your night with style and great drinks.

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

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Day 12

Day 12 – Brasov, Dumbrăveni, Ghighiu, Bușteni, and Bucharest

  • Bucharest
  • Dumbrăveni
  • Ghighiu
  • Bușteni
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Drive 187 km, 3 hours 15 min

  • Cantacuzino Castle
  • Caraiman Monastery
  • Orthodox Monastery Ghighiu
  • Edenland Park
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Embark on another extraordinary experience on day 12 of your road trip in Romania. Today, you will make 3 stops and experience some of the highlights of Dumbrăveni, Ghighiu, and Bușteni. 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 1 night.

Dumbrăveni’s wonders await as you prepare for another journey on the road, leaving the breathtaking surroundings of Ghighiu behind. This drive usually takes around 33 min. Dumbrăveni welcomes you with a multitude of unique vacation experiences.

Start your sightseeing with a visit to Edenland Park. This park is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 6,422 visitors.

Ghighiu’s wonders await as you prepare for another journey on the road, leaving the breathtaking surroundings of Bușteni behind. This drive usually takes around 1 hour 10 min. Ghighiu welcomes you with a multitude of unique vacation experiences.

Journey into the unknown at Orthodox Monastery Ghighiu, a unique attraction awaiting your visit. This remarkable place of worship has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars from 9,633 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 explore more of Bucharest, 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 popular -awarded venue consistently exceeds expectations, ensuring a memorable holiday experience. Have a fantastic dining experience at Terasa Baraka, a highly recommended choice for tonight's dinner. If you're looking to mix things up, Shift offers an enticing alternative with its varied menu. Additionally, Taverna Sârbului is worth considering. Renowned for satisfying diners, it’s an ideal option for tonight in Bucharest.

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

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Day 13

Day 13 – Bucharest - departure day

  • Bucharest - Departure day
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  • University Square
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Day 13 of your road trip in Romania is your departure day. This is your chance to catch a last glimpse of Bucharest before saying goodbye to this wonderful destination. If you've still got time left, we recommend doing some last-minute shopping or sightseeing.

On your last day in Romania, take time to indulge in shopping at Bucharest’s popular marketplace. Thanks to your accommodation’s strategic location, the city’s bustling commercial district is only a stone’s throw away, giving you ample time to leisurely explore the area, filled with local shops.

Take time to find the perfect present, reminding you of the charms of Romania. Each store here is brimming with unique finds. These souvenirs will help you treasure your memories of Romania forever.

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

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.

You’ll then say farewell to Bucharest. 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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