13-Day Romania Road Trip from Cluj Napoca to Hateg, Sibiu, Făgăraș, Sinaia, Brasov, and Sighișoara

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13 days & 12 nights
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Jan. - Dec.
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Explore the best of Romania on a 13-day road trip! Uncover hidden gems and experience the rich culture firsthand as you journey through Cluj Napoca, Geoagiu-Băi, Simeria, Hateg, Sarmizegetusa, Deva, Hunedoara County, Sibiu, Făgăraș, Stațiunea Climaterică Sâmbăta, Săcele, Bran, Sinaia, Brasov, Sighișoara, Targu Mures, and Turda. This road trip itinerary in Romania seamlessly combines exploration with relaxation.

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 Cluj Napoca, 1 night in Hateg, 2 nights in Sibiu, 1 night in Făgăraș, 1 night in Sinaia, 2 nights in Brasov, and 1 night in Sighișoara. 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 Cluj Napoca, 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 Cluj Napoca, Geoagiu-Băi, Simeria, Hateg, Sarmizegetusa, Deva, Hunedoara County, Sibiu, Făgăraș, Stațiunea Climaterică Sâmbăta, Săcele, Bran, Sinaia, Brasov, Sighișoara, Targu Mures, and Turda, 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

Bran
Geoagiu-Băi
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 / 4 nights
Târgu Mureș - city in RomaniaTârgu Mureș
Photo of aerial view of the Citadel of Fagaras, in Brasov county, Romania. Făgăraș / 1 night
Deva - city in RomaniaDeva
Hunedoara - city in RomaniaHunedoara
Săcele - city in RomaniaSăcele
Simeria
Sarmizegetusa
Turda - city in RomaniaTurda
Hateg - city in RomaniaHateg / 1 night
Sinaia - town in RomaniaSinaia / 1 night
Brasov - city in RomaniaBrasov / 2 nights
Sighișoara - city in RomaniaSighișoara / 1 night
Stațiunea Climaterică Sâmbăta

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Attractions

Photo of aerial view of the medieval Castle of Bran, known for the myth of Dracula, Romania.Bran Castle
Photo of Peles Castle in Sinaia, Romania.Peleș Castle
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
Tâmpa
Podul MinciunilorThe Bridge of Lies
The Large Square, Sibiu, RomaniaThe Large Square
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 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
Photo of Brasov, Romania, Medieval Council House in the Main Square of the Old Town.Brașov city hall
ASTRA Museum
Cetățuia Park
Aquatic Paradise, Brasov, Brașov, RomaniaAquatic Paradise
Photo of Sinaia Monastery on Prahova Valley, Carpathian Mountains, Romania.Sinaia Monastery
Photo of Aerial view to the Deva fortress. Romania .Fortress of Deva
Photo of Beautiful view of Sambata de Sus church, orthodox monastery near Brasov County, Romania.Sâmbăta de Sus Monastery
Zoo Tîrgu Mureș
Targu Mures Fortress, Târgu Mureș, Targu Mures Metropolitan Area, Mureș, RomaniaTargu Mures Fortress
Parcul Nicolae Titulescu
Photo of sunset promenade photo at the location called Platoul Cornesti / Somosteto in the town of Tirgu-Mures .Platoul Cornesti
Ulpia Traiana Sarmizegetusa, Sarmizegetusa, Hunedoara, RomaniaUlpia Traiana Sarmizegetusa
Waterfall near the Seven ladders canyon in Piatra Mare (Big Rock)mountains, Romania.Seven Ladders Canyon
Wind Mill
Iuliu Hațieganu Sports Park
Photo of Sibiu cityscape with Holy Trinity Cathedral in Transylvania, Romania.Holy Trinity Cathedral
Citadel Park
Clocota Fall
Students' Cultural House, Cluj-Napoca, Cluj Metropolitan Area, Cluj, RomaniaStudents' Cultural House
Astra Park, Sibiu, RomaniaAstra Park
Pietrele lui Solomon
Parcul Sportiv
Arboretum Park Simeria
Assumption Cathedral, Cluj-Napoca, Cluj Metropolitan Area, Cluj, RomaniaAssumption Cathedral
Ethnographic Park Romulus Vuia, R-3277038, R-11320929, R-91733, R-90689Ethnographic Park Romulus Vuia
Photo of The colorful Rope Street ( in Romanian Strada Sforii) on medieval streets in Transylvania, Brasov city, one of the narrowest streets in Europe.Rope Street
Cazino
Cluj Tailors' Tower, Cluj-Napoca, Cluj Metropolitan Area, Cluj, RomaniaCluj Tailors' Tower
Photo of Pelișor Castle is a small palace built in the vicinity of Peles Castle. Magnificent surroundings ,Romania .Pelișor Castle
Cluj-Napoca Art Museum, Cluj-Napoca, Cluj Metropolitan Area, Cluj, RomaniaCluj-Napoca Art Museum
Biserica Piaristă Cluj-Napoca, Cluj-Napoca, Cluj Metropolitan Area, Cluj, RomaniaBiserica Piaristă Cluj-Napoca
Intrare Salina dinspre oras
Valea cu Povesti

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Day 1

Day 1 – Cluj Napoca - arrival day

  • Cluj-Napoca - Arrival day
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  • Cetățuia Park
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Welcome to Cluj Napoca, the perfect starting point for your road trip in Romania! Pick up your rental car and let the adventure begin. You will spend 3 nights immersing yourself in Cluj Napoca's charm before embarking on the next leg of your journey.

Cluj Napoca 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 Cetățuia Park 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 Cluj Napoca. 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 Cluj Napoca. 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 Roata, a popular restaurant in Cluj Napoca. This acclaimed restaurant and its mouthwatering dishes have earned the admiration of countless food lovers. Experience a taste of Cluj Napoca at Jaxx, 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 Casa Maramureșeană. As a dining spot that gains consistently high praise from guests, it’s an ideal choice to enhance your time to Cluj Napoca tonight.

After enjoying a delightful dinner, why not delve into the vibrant local bar scene? You might want to spend the evening at Yolka, a well-loved spot among locals and tourists. Or, head to Hardward Pub (Hard Club). This bar boasts a welcoming environment that is perfect for winding down. You could also continue your night at Che Guevara Social Pub, another top-rated place in the area.

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

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Day 2

Day 2 – Cluj Napoca

  • Cluj-Napoca
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Drive 12 km, 1 hour 8 min

  • Cazino
  • Central Park Simion Bărnuțiu
  • Alexandru Borza Botanical Garden
  • Iuliu Hațieganu Sports Park
  • Ethnographic Park Romulus Vuia
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Day 2 of your road trip across Romania promises a magnificent time exploring Cluj Napoca. You have 2 nights left in Cluj Napoca. Take the opportunity to experience more of the best attractions and activities in the city.

Journey into the unknown at Casino - Centrul de Cultură Urbană, a unique attraction awaiting your visit. This remarkable point of interest has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 2,150 reviews.

When you’re ready to continue your sightseeing, Central Park Simion Bărnuțiu is a recommended place to visit. This park is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars in 21,937 reviews.

Another must-see attraction in Cluj Napoca is Alexandru Borza Botanical Garden. Rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 16,157 travelers, this popular tourist destination in Cluj Napoca offers an experience you will remember.

Iuliu Hațieganu Sports Park is another popular stop on travelers' itineraries in Cluj Napoca. This park promises memorable moments of exploring. Other travelers have rated this attraction 4.6 out of 5 stars in 4,719 reviews.

Lastly, don't miss out on Ethnographic Park Romulus Vuia. Rated 4.6 out of 5 stars by 2,636 local and international travelers, it's a popular place to visit.

To immerse yourself in more memorable moments in Cluj Napoca, check out the best-rated tours the region offers. You can discover and choose from all of the top-rated activities you can do on this day in Cluj Napoca below.

As dinnertime approaches, it's time to head out for a bite to eat in Cluj Napoca. 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.

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 Restaurant Valachia, a top-rated dining spot in Cluj Napoca. If you're in the mood for something new, try Maimuța Plângătoare, another premier location with a delectable menu. You might also want to book a table at Charlie. Known for its consistently satisfied patrons, it’s a perfect choice to elevate your evening in Cluj Napoca.

If you’re not ready to end the night just yet, London Pub offers a perfect venue to relax and savor a drink. Similarly, Shto is well-suited for those looking to unwind in a social setting. Shadow Cafe-Bar is another excellent spot to enjoy a nightcap after a delightful meal.

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

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Day 3

Day 3 – Cluj Napoca

  • Cluj-Napoca
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Drive 2 km, 30 min

  • Biserica Piaristă Cluj-Napoca
  • Cluj Tailors' Tower
  • Assumption Cathedral
  • Cluj-Napoca Art Museum
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Day 3 offers a multitude of experiences. You will stay in Cluj Napoca for 1 night more, offering you enough time to explore at a relaxed pace.

An excellent attraction to start your day with is Biserica Piaristă Cluj-Napoca. This church is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars in 1,004 reviews.

Continue your journey at Tailors' Tower. This museum is rated 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,919 travelers from near and far.

Cluj Napoca is also the home of "Dormition of the Mother of God" Metropolitan Cathedral. This church has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 2,669 visitors.

You can continue your self-guided sightseeing tour at The Art Museum. Rated 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,742 visitors, a visit to this top sight is time well spent.

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

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

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 Klausen Burger, a top-rated dining destination in Cluj Napoca. If you're in the mood to try something new, consider Euphoria Biergarten, another top spot with a mouthwatering menu. You might also want to secure a reservation at Irish & Music Pub. With a reputation for consistently satisfied customers, it’s a perfect choice to enhance your stay in Cluj Napoca this evening.

Following your dinner, dive into the local bar culture at Klausen Pubhouse. Alternatively, go to The Soviet, the perfect place for those looking to experience the best of the nightlife.

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

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Day 4

Day 4 – Cluj Napoca, Geoagiu-Băi, Simeria, and Hateg

  • Hateg
  • Cluj-Napoca
  • Geoagiu-Băi
  • Simeria
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Drive 233 km, 3 hours 43 min

  • Wind Mill
  • Cheile Turzii
  • Clocota Fall
  • Arboretum Park Simeria
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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 3 vibrant destinations - Cluj Napoca, Geoagiu-Băi, and Simeria. After a day filled with exploration and new experiences, you will retreat to the hotel of your choice in Hateg. You will spend 1 night here for some well-deserved relaxation.

Cluj Napoca welcomes you with a multitude of unique vacation experiences.

Begin your sightseeing with a visit to Wind Mill. This extraordinary zoo is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 5,403 visitors.

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

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

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.

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

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Day 5

Day 5 – Hateg, Sarmizegetusa, Deva, Hunedoara County, and Sibiu

  • Sibiu
  • Sarmizegetusa
  • Deva
  • Hateg
  • Hunedoara
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Drive 261 km, 3 hours 56 min

  • Ulpia Traiana Sarmizegetusa
  • Castelul Corvinilor (Corvins' Castle)
  • Prislop Monastery
  • Fortress of Deva
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On day 5 of your exciting self-drive vacation in Romania, you’ll soak in the magnificence of 4 destinations, Sarmizegetusa, Deva, Hateg, and Hunedoara County. When you’re not sightseeing, take time to relax at your selected hotel in Sibiu, where you’ll be staying for 2 nights.

Fasten your seatbelt and make your way to your next stop. Sarmizegetusa, 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 Hateg to Sarmizegetusa may take around 15 min without traffic disruptions. Upon arrival in Sarmizegetusa, we highly recommend checking out some of the top attractions.

Seize the day by visiting some of the best attractions in the area, like Ulpia Traiana Sarmizegetusa. This extraordinary ancient city has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 8,545 visitors.

Once you're ready to continue your road trip, it's time to buckle up and drive, eagerly anticipating your arrival in Sibiu. This drive usually takes around 1 hour 25 min, without any stops or traffic disruptions.

Seize the day by visiting some of the best attractions in the area, like Fortress of Deva. This extraordinary castle has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 11,127 visitors.

After soaking up all the sights of today's itinerary, you'll be ready to hit the road in the direction of Sibiu. Sibiu 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.

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

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.

Let the evening flow smoothly from dinner to drinks at Imperium Pub, a top-rated bar in the area. For other recommendations, Joyme Pub provides a perfect setting for rounding out your night with style and great drinks. Likewise, Naf Naf offers a memorable night with diverse drink options and excellent service.

Savor another day of unforgettable experiences in Romania!

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Day 6

Day 6 – Sibiu

  • Sibiu
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Drive 15 km, 1 hour 1 min

  • Sibiu Zoological Garden
  • ASTRA Museum
  • Dumbrava Sibiului Natural Park
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Day 6 of your road trip will take you to the best attractions Sibiu has to offer. Cherish the 1 night you have left in Sibiu by discovering the best things there are to see and do in the city.

Start your sightseeing with a visit to Sibiu Zoological Garden. This zoo is a popular stop on travelers’ itineraries in Sibiu, with an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 15,956 visitors.

ASTRA Museum is another popular place of interest you can visit today. The average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars from 12,206 reviews gives you an idea of other visitors’ experience at this attraction.

If it’s still bright and early, make your way to Dumbrava Sibiului Natural Park. Visitors have rated this protected area an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars in 21,831 reviews.

Immerse yourself in the local scene through top-rated tours and activities. You can choose from a wide variety of easy to challenging tours and easily add them to your travel package below.

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

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 Hermania, a top-rated dining destination in Sibiu. If you're in the mood to try something new, consider Ursus Cotton Pub, another top spot with a mouthwatering menu. You might also want to secure a reservation at Restaurant Prima. With a reputation for consistently satisfied customers, it’s a perfect choice to enhance your stay in Sibiu this evening.

Cap off your culinary experience with a visit to some of the most celebrated bars in the area. For instance, St. Andrew's Scottish Pub stands out as an excellent choice for a post-dinner cocktail. Alternatively, Music Pub offers an ideal atmosphere to enjoy the pleasures of the night. The Corner Factory pub & more is also a great option that provides a perfect setting for a relaxing evening.

As the day draws to a close, take a moment to unwind and prepare for the next exciting chapter of your road trip in in Romania.

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Day 7

Day 7 – Sibiu and Făgăraș

  • Făgăraș
  • Sibiu
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Drive 77 km, 1 hour 36 min

  • The Bridge of Lies
  • The Large Square
  • Citadel Park
  • Holy Trinity Cathedral
  • Astra Park
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Embark on another extraordinary experience on day 7 of your road trip in Romania. Today, you will make 1 stop and experience some of the highlights of Sibiu. At the end of the day, you will enjoy the comforts of a top-rated hotel in Făgăraș, which will be your home away from home for 1 night.

Once you're ready to continue your road trip, it's time to buckle up and drive, eagerly anticipating your arrival in Făgăraș. This drive usually takes around 1 hour 13 min, without any stops or traffic disruptions.

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

Next up, make your way to The Large Square. This point of interest has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 16,200 reviews.

When you’re ready for your next sight of the day, continue to Citadel Park. This park has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 4,594 visitors.

Beyond the above-mentioned attractions, you also have the opportunity to visit Holy Trinity Cathedral. This eastern orthodox cathedral is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 4,676 visitors.

If you’re keen to explore even more, then consider a visit to Astra Park. This park is a much-appreciated attraction with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 4,365 visitors.

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

As dinnertime approaches, it's time to head out for a bite to eat in Făgăraș. If you are looking to dine at a popular restaurant in the town, 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 BRICKS brasserie & cafe, an iconic dining spot in Făgăraș. This culinary treasure and its outstanding menu have enchanted food enthusiasts from around the world. Immerse yourself in the culinary delights of Casa Terra, a popular restaurant in Făgăraș. With a menu designed to delight, it ensures a dining experience that transcends the ordinary. Experience the culinary magic of Transilvania, a hidden gem nestled in Făgăraș. Known for its exquisite cuisine and inviting atmosphere, it's a dining experience you won't soon forget.

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

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Day 8

Day 8 – Făgăraș, Stațiunea Climaterică Sâmbăta, Săcele, Bran, and Sinaia

  • Sinaia
  • Stațiunea Climaterică Sâmbăta
  • Săcele
  • Bran
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Drive 186 km, 3 hours 27 min

  • Sâmbăta de Sus Monastery
  • Valea cu Povesti
  • Bran Castle
  • Seven Ladders Canyon
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On day 8 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 Stațiunea Climaterică Sâmbăta, Săcele, and Bran. In the evening, you’ll end up in Sinaia, where you will stay for 1 night.

Set your GPS to Stațiunea Climaterică Sâmbăta and hit the road. Expect a journey of approximately 29 min without stops. Soak in the beautiful landscapes as you drive and look forward to exploring your next destination. Stațiunea Climaterică Sâmbăta beckons with new experiences!

Your sightseeing of the day begins at Sâmbăta de Sus Monastery, a remarkable monastery where it’s easy to get lost in exploration. This top attraction is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars in 10,230 reviews.

Continue your road trip and head to your next destination, Săcele.

Make Seven Ladders Canyon your first stop of the day. Previous visitors have rated this canyon an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars in 7,101 reviews.

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

As you are wrapping up for the day, treat yourself to a satisfying dinner at a nice restaurant in Sinaia. 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 Restaurant Tirol, a top-rated dining destination in Sinaia. If you're in the mood to try something new, consider Taverna Sârbului, another top spot with a mouthwatering menu. You might also want to secure a reservation at Restaurant Bucegi. With a reputation for consistently satisfied customers, it’s a perfect choice to enhance your stay in Sinaia this evening.

Keep the excitement of the evening going by going to a bar or two. La Cafenea is an excellent place to start. You could also check out Bar 33, offering a different kind of charm.

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 – Sinaia and Brasov

  • Brasov
  • Sinaia
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Drive 47 km, 1 hour 55 min

  • Dimitrie Ghica Park
  • Sinaia Monastery
  • Pelișor Castle
  • Peleș Castle
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Dive into day 9 of your remarkable road trip in Romania. Today you will explore Sinaia, 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 Brasov. You’ll stay here for 2 nights.

Embrace the thrill of the open road as you wave goodbye to Sinaia and set your GPS to Brasov. 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 58 min. Upon reaching Brasov, unwind, observe, and explore. The best things to do, see, and eat are waiting for you.

Make Dimitrie Ghica Park one of your first sightseeing stops in Sinaia. Rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 15,547 travelers, a visit to this local attraction makes for a great introduction to the area.

Sinaia Monastery is a worthwhile attraction you can visit next. This monastery is a valued place of interest in the area, with an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 11,273 reviews.

Today is also the perfect opportunity to drop by Pelișor Castle. This castle has been rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 2,461 visitors.

If you’re keen to explore more, head to Peleș Castle. A trip to this popular castle is also your opportunity to see if it lives up to the reputable 4.7 out of 5-star rating as given by 62,325 previous 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 you explore more of Brasov, 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.

Esteemed for its , this restaurant offers a remarkable selection of cuisine. This esteemed -recipient consistently impresses guests, making it a must-visit spot during your holiday. With its recognition, it guarantees an unforgettable dining adventure. Savor the flavors at La Birou Bistro, a top pick for dinner tonight. Alternatively, Opus 9 beckons with its unique menu offerings. Also, consider Mado. With its consistent customer satisfaction, it’s an excellent option for dining 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.

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

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Day 10

Day 10 – Brasov

  • Brasov
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Drive 30 km, 1 hour 11 min

  • Pietrele lui Solomon
  • Brașov city hall
  • Rope Street
  • Parcul Sportiv
  • Brașov Zoo
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On day 10 of your road trip, you will have an entire day to explore Brasov. You’ll stay in Brasov for 1 night and discover all the best things to see and do in the area.

Drop by the renowned Pietrele lui Solomon. This popular park has been rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 3,509 visitors.

Another unforgettable place to experience is Brașov city hall. Rated 4.8 out of 5 stars by 16,344 visitors, this building deserves a spot on today's sightseeing itinerary.

We also recommend a visit to Rope Street. This thoroughfare has been rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 2,232 reviews.

Another favorite attraction in the area is Parcul Sportiv. This park and popular place of interest enjoys a rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 3,792 local and international travelers.

If you’re keen to explore even more, then consider a visit to Brașov Zoo. With an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 14,540 travelers, this zoo is an attraction many avid travelers highly recommend visiting while in Brasov.

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

As you explore more of Brasov, 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 Urban Grill, a highly-rated dining destination in Brasov. If you're eager to try something different, consider Publick, another top spot with a tantalizing menu. You might also want to secure a reservation at Bistro Aha. With a reputation for consistently satisfied customers, it’s an excellent choice to enhance your stay in Brasov this evening.

After your meal, keep the night alive at a bar like Karma Lounge, known for its lively atmosphere. Motor Pub is another top recommendation that provides the perfect setting with well-crafted drinks and a welcoming ambiance. Similarly, Tipografia offers an excellent atmosphere for those looking to amp up the evening.

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 11

Day 11 – Brasov and Sighișoara

  • Sighișoara
  • Brasov
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Drive 125 km, 2 hours 7 min

  • Tâmpa
  • Parcul Nicolae Titulescu
  • Aquatic Paradise
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Experience an unparalleled adventure on day 11 of your road trip in Romania. This exciting part of your journey invites you to discover the renowned landmarks in 1 vibrant destinations - Brasov. After a day filled with exploration and new experiences, you will retreat to the hotel of your choice in Sighișoara. You will spend 1 night here for some well-deserved relaxation.

After soaking in Brasov’s unique atmosphere, jump into the car with a full heart and drive in the direction of your next destination: Sighișoara. Expect your car journey to take a minimum of 1 hour 42 min. When you arrive in Sighișoara, it's time to take a break from the road.

Make Tâmpa your first stop of the day. Previous visitors have rated this park an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars in 18,887 reviews.

Next up, make a stop at Parcul Nicolae Titulescu. With an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 8,909 visitors, it's easy to understand why so many people visit this park every year.

Aquatic Paradise is another attraction you can visit on this day of your vacation. This amusement park has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 12,388 visitors.

At the end of the day, you will drive to Sighișoara, 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 Sighișoara'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 Restaurant Imperial, a top recommendation for dinner tonight. Or, for a change of pace, Restaurant Helios boasts a menu that's sure to impress. Also, be sure to check out Joseph T Restaurant. Known as a local hotspot, it’s a great choice for tonight in Sighișoara.

To truly maximize your evening out, consider visiting Venesis House after dinner. This bar is known for offering some of the best drinks and vibes in the city. Alternatively, head to Vintage Lounge, another bar with an inviting ambiance.

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

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Day 12

Day 12 – Sighișoara, Targu Mures, Turda, and Cluj Napoca

  • Cluj-Napoca
  • Târgu Mureș
  • Turda
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Drive 174 km, 3 hours 19 min

  • Platoul Cornesti
  • Zoo Tîrgu Mureș
  • Targu Mures Fortress
  • Salina Turda
  • Intrare Salina dinspre oras
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On day 12 of your exciting self-drive vacation in Romania, you’ll soak in the magnificence of 2 destinations, Targu Mures and Turda. When you’re not sightseeing, take time to relax at your selected hotel in Cluj Napoca, where you’ll be staying for 1 night.

Continue your road trip and head to your next destination, Targu Mures. This car ride takes around 1 hour 3 min.

An excellent attraction to start your day with is Platoul Cornesti. This plateau is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 9,101 reviews.

Continue your journey at Zoo Tîrgu Mureș. This zoo is rated 4.6 out of 5 stars by 10,928 travelers from near and far.

Targu Mures is also the home of Medieval Fortress Târgu Mureș. This sightseeing destination has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 10,163 visitors.

Set your GPS to Turda and hit the road. Expect a journey of approximately 1 hour 16 min without stops. Soak in the beautiful landscapes as you drive and look forward to exploring your next destination. Turda beckons with new experiences!

An excellent attraction to start your day with is Salina Turda. This salt mine is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars in 27,771 reviews.

Continue your journey at Intrare Salina dinspre oras. This point of interest is rated 4.7 out of 5 stars by 657 travelers from near and far.

When you’re done exploring for the day, you’ll drive to Cluj Napoca, 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 Cluj Napoca.

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 Rochelle Restaurant & Pub, an excellent option for tonight's dining. Looking for something different? Enigma offers a tantalizing alternative with its diverse menu. And don’t miss O'Peter's Irish Pub & Grill. With its reputation for pleasing customers, it’s a fantastic choice for tonight in Cluj Napoca.

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

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Day 13

Day 13 – Cluj Napoca - departure day

  • Cluj-Napoca - Departure day
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  • Students' Cultural House
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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 Cluj Napoca before saying goodbye to this wonderful destination. If you've still got time left, we recommend doing some last-minute shopping or sightseeing.

Make the most of your final day in Romania by visiting Cluj Napoca’s iconic markets and shopping establishments. Your stay’s proximity to the city’s retail haven invites an unhurried and unforgettable exploration of its variety of stores and establishments. Secure the perfect souvenirs for your family and friends back home or buy yourself a remembrance of your amazing experience in Romania. Take home a piece of Romania with these souvenirs, keeping your adventures close.

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

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.

You’ll then say farewell to Cluj Napoca. 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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