14-Day Romania Road Trip from Timișoara traveling east to Deva, Sighișoara, Brasov, Bucharest, Pitesti, Sibiu, and Hateg

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14 days & 13 nights
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Jan. - Dec.
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13 nights included
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14 days included
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Description

Experience the freedom of the open road in Romania as you embark on an unforgettable 14-day road trip! This experience caters to every traveler, featuring destinations like Timișoara, Deva, Targu Mures, Sighișoara, Vâlcea, Rupea, Viscri, Bran, Brasov, Sinaia, Bușteni, Bucharest, Balotești, Pitesti, Curtea de Argeș, Sibiu, Hateg, and Hunedoara County. Set off on the ultimate European adventure and create memories that will last a lifetime.

This perfectly planned road trip itinerary in Romania takes you through some of the best places to see in the country. You will spend 2 nights in Timișoara, 1 night in Deva, 1 night in Sighișoara, 2 nights in Brasov, 4 nights in Bucharest, 1 night in Pitesti, 1 night in Sibiu, and 1 night in Hateg. 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 Timișoara, 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 Timișoara, Deva, Targu Mures, Sighișoara, Vâlcea, Rupea, Viscri, Bran, Brasov, Sinaia, Bușteni, Bucharest, Balotești, Pitesti, Curtea de Argeș, Sibiu, Hateg, and Hunedoara County, you will also enjoy plenty of opportunities to uncover hidden gems and experience the authentic charm of Romania. Whether you are exploring enchanting towns and villages, discovering scenic routes, or indulging in local cuisine, there is always something new and exciting to experience in Romania.

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

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

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

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Included

Hotel, 13 nights
Rental car, 14 days
CDW Insurance
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Personal travel agent
24/7 travel support

Destinations

Bran
Photo of the Small Square piata mica, the second fortified square in the medieval Upper town of Sibiu city, Romania.Sibiu / 1 night
Viscri
Târgu Mureș - city in RomaniaTârgu Mureș
Curtea de Argeș - city in RomaniaCurtea de Argeș
Deva - city in RomaniaDeva / 1 night
Hunedoara - city in RomaniaHunedoara
Rupea
Vâlcea
Balotești
Argeș - region in RomaniaPitești / 1 night
Hateg - city in RomaniaHateg / 1 night
Bușteni - town in RomaniaBușteni
Sinaia - town in RomaniaSinaia
Brasov - city in RomaniaBrasov / 2 nights
Sighișoara - city in RomaniaSighișoara / 1 night
Antique building view in Old Town Bucharest city - capital of Romania and Dambrovita river. Bucharest, Romania, Europe.Bucharest / 4 nights
Photo of aerial view of the old Timisoara city center, Romania.Timișoara / 2 nights

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Attractions

Photo of aerial view of the medieval Castle of Bran, known for the myth of Dracula, Romania.Bran Castle
Parcul Herăstrău (Parcul Regele Mihai I), Sector 1, Bucharest, RomaniaKing Mihai I Park (Herăstrău) CA
Photo of Peles Castle in Sinaia, Romania.Peleș Castle
Castelul Corvinilor, Hunedoara, RomaniaCastelul Corvinilor (Corvins' Castle)
Therme BucurestiTherme Bucharest
Photo of Autumn Trees Landscape Of Tineretului Park In Bucharest, Romania.Tineretului Park
Photo of beautiful landscape with green trees, leaves, vintage clock and many small blue forget me not or Scorpion grasses flowers in a sunny day at the entry to Cismigiu Garden (Gradina Cismigiu) in Bucharest, Romania.Cișmigiu Gardens
Sunny Day View in the IOR Park, Bucharest, Romania , Reflection of the Nature in the Water, Nature in the Middle of The City, Alexandru Ioan Cuza Park.Alexandru Ioan Cuza Park (I O R )
Entrance to Children's world park in Bucharest. Fantasy gate with guarded by a blue dragon.Children's Town Bucharest
Photo of Prislop monastery in Romania.Prislop Monastery
Photo of Dumbrava Sibiului Natural Park, Sibiu, Romania.Dumbrava Sibiului Natural Park
Tâmpa
Podul MinciunilorThe Bridge of Lies
Constitution Square
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 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
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
Children's World Park, Sector 4, Bucharest, RomaniaChildren's World Park
Photo of Aerial view to the Deva fortress. Romania .Fortress of Deva
Photo of Medieval fortress in the town of Rupea, RomaniaRupea Citadel
Zoo Tîrgu Mureș
Targu Mures Fortress, Târgu Mureș, Targu Mures Metropolitan Area, Mureș, RomaniaTargu Mures Fortress
Photo of BUCHAREST, ROMANIA - Dimitrie Gusti National Village Museum, located in Herastrau Park showcasing traditional Romanian village life.Dimitrie Gusti National Village Museum in Bucharest
Parcul Nicolae Titulescu
Beautiful background with the famous fountain against colorful sky in central square of Bucharest, in sunset light.Bucharest Fountains
Photo of sunset promenade photo at the location called Platoul Cornesti / Somosteto in the town of Tirgu-Mures .Platoul Cornesti
Photo of Floral clock decoration in Roses Park Timisoara, Romania.Roses Park, Timișoara
The Old Town of Timișoara
Photo of  Aerial view of the Union Square ,Timisoara ,Romania .Piața Unirii
Radu Vodă Monastery, Sector 4, Bucharest, RomaniaRadu Vodă Monastery
Liberty Square, Timișoara, Timiș, RomaniaLibertății Square in Timișoara
Orthodox Metropolitan Cathedral, Timișoara, Timiș, RomaniaOrthodox Metropolitan Cathedral
Citadel Park
Mănăstirea Rupestră Șinca Veche
Citadel Park, Deva, Hunedoara, RomaniaCitadel Park
Târgu Mureș Palace of Culture, Târgu Mureș, Targu Mures Metropolitan Area, Mureș, RomaniaTârgu Mureș Palace of Culture
Photo of Theresia Bastion ,Timisoara ,Romania .Theresia Bastion
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
Viscri
The Musical Fountain
Fountain of Manole, Curtea de Argeș, Argeș, RomaniaFountain of Manole

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Day 1

Day 1 – Timișoara - arrival day

  • Timișoara - Arrival day
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  • Roses Park, Timișoara
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Say hello to Timișoara! 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 Timișoara for 1 night before you continue your adventure!

Timișoara 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 Roses Park, Timișoara or taking a stroll in the city center. Soak in the lovely atmosphere and sit down for a bit to eat or drink.

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

As dinnertime approaches, it's time to head out for a bite to eat in Timișoara. 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 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 Rivière Brasserie, an iconic dining spot in Timișoara. This culinary treasure and its outstanding menu have enchanted food enthusiasts from around the world. Immerse yourself in the culinary delights of Neața Omelette Bistro, a popular restaurant in Timișoara. With a menu designed to delight, it ensures a dining experience that transcends the ordinary. Experience the culinary magic of Cafeneaua Verde, a hidden gem nestled in Timișoara. Known for its exquisite cuisine and inviting atmosphere, it's a dining experience you won't soon forget.

After savoring a delicious meal, step into the vibrant nightlife at Scârț, a Chill Place, where the evening is just getting started. In the same way, The 80's Pub offers a unique charm perfect for experiencing the local bar scene in Timișoara. Csíki Beer House is another top-recommended bar that is sure to get you into the mood for some dancing and celebrating.

Raise a toast to the start of your 14-day road trip in Romania!

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Day 2

Day 2 – Timișoara and Deva

  • Deva
  • Timișoara
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Drive 153 km, 2 hours 30 min

  • The Old Town of Timișoara
  • Libertății Square in Timișoara
  • Victory Square
  • Theresia Bastion
  • Orthodox Metropolitan Cathedral
  • More

On day 2 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 Timișoara. In the evening, you’ll end up in Deva, where you will stay for 1 night.

Set your GPS to Deva and hit the road. Expect a journey of approximately 1 hour 51 min without stops. Soak in the beautiful landscapes as you drive and look forward to exploring your next destination. Deva beckons with new experiences!

When you're ready to see some sights, The Old Town of Timișoara is a great place to start. This point of interest is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 8,881 visitors.

Another popular attraction you can visit today is Libertății Square in Timișoara. This square has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 7,609 travelers.

We also recommend a stop at Victory Square. The square has been rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 20,236 visitors.

If you're keen to explore more, consider visiting Theresia Bastion. This architectural structure is a popular attraction with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 2,823 reviews.

Orthodox Metropolitan Cathedral is another easily accessible place to visit on this day of your trip. Stop by this church, rated 4.8 out of 5 stars in 6,007 reviews, to discover more of what makes it unique.

At the end of the day, you will drive to Deva, 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 Deva. If you are looking to dine at a popular restaurant in the city, it's often a good idea to reserve a table in advance.

This renowned restaurant holds , and offers an exceptional menu of cuisine. This acclaimed -recipient consistently leaves guests satisfied, making it a must-visit during your holiday. With a recognition, it guarantees an exceptional dining adventure. Dine in style at Pizza De La Casa, a top recommendation for dinner tonight. Or, for a change of pace, Casina boasts a menu that's sure to impress. Also, be sure to check out Restaurant Dunărea. Known as a local hotspot, it’s a great choice for tonight in Deva.

Extend your evening after a delightful meal by visiting Akkademia de Bere, which offers the perfect atmosphere for a night out. Moreover, Koson Cafe is another popular option for a drink or two. Likewise, Cozy Corner also provides a great ambiance for reminiscing about the day and raising a toast to your vacation.

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

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Day 3

Day 3 – Deva, Targu Mures, and Sighișoara

  • Sighișoara
  • Târgu Mureș
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Drive 266 km, 3 hours 39 min

  • Târgu Mureș Palace of Culture
  • Targu Mures Fortress
  • Zoo Tîrgu Mureș
  • Platoul Cornesti
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Dive into day 3 of your remarkable road trip in Romania. Today you will explore Targu Mures, 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 Sighișoara. You’ll stay here for 1 night.

Embrace the thrill of the open road as you wave goodbye to Deva and set your GPS to Targu Mures. 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 2 hours 3 min. Upon reaching Targu Mures, unwind, observe, and explore. The best things to do, see, and eat are waiting for you.

When you’re ready for some sightseeing, make your way to Târgu Mureș Palace of Culture. This much-appreciated sightseeing destination is rated 4.7 out of 5 stars in 3,780 reviews.

Next up is Medieval Fortress Târgu Mureș. This sightseeing destination has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 10,163 visitors.

Another top sightseeing recommendation is Zoo Tîrgu Mureș. This zoo has been rated 4.6 out of 5 stars in 10,928 reviews.

Platoul Cornesti is another attraction you have the opportunity to visit today. This plateau has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 9,101 reviews.

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

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

Continue the enjoyment post-dinner at Venesis House, a cherished local gathering spot renowned for its welcoming atmosphere. Similarly, Vintage Lounge offers a vibrant space for indulging in well-crafted drinks and engaging conversation.

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

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Day 4

Day 4 – Sighișoara, Vâlcea, Rupea, Viscri, Bran, and Brasov

  • Brasov
  • Vâlcea
  • Rupea
  • Viscri
  • Bran
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Drive 177 km, 3 hours 11 min

  • Viscri
  • Rupea Citadel
  • Mănăstirea Rupestră Șinca Veche
  • Bran Castle
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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 4 vibrant destinations - Vâlcea, Rupea, Viscri, and Bran. After a day filled with exploration and new experiences, you will retreat to the hotel of your choice in Brasov. You will spend 2 nights here for some well-deserved relaxation.

When you’ve had your share of Rupea, prepare for your next destination. Admire the views and listen to some good music as you drive in the direction of Vâlcea. Your travel time is around 46 min.

Take the opportunity to see Mănăstirea Rupestră Șinca Veche. This attraction has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars from 4,800 visitors.

When you’re ready to jump back into the car and say goodbye to Viscri, you’ll hit the road in the direction of Rupea. This drive usually takes around 17 min. When you arrive, enjoy some sightseeing.

Your sightseeing of the day begins at Rupea Citadel, a remarkable citadel where it’s easy to get lost in exploration. This top attraction is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 11,170 reviews.

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.

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

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 La Birou Bistro, a top-rated dining spot in Brasov. If you're in the mood for something new, try Opus 9, another premier location with a delectable menu. You might also want to book a table at Mado. Known for its consistently satisfied patrons, it’s a perfect choice to elevate your evening in Brasov.

After enjoying a fulfilling meal, continue your evening at Musik Cafe, ideal for those looking to unwind with a drink in a comfortable setting. Alternatively, Michele Pub offers a welcoming atmosphere for easing into the nightlife. Similarly, Kasho Lounge provides an excellent environment for a relaxed and enjoyable evening.

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

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Day 5

Day 5 – Brasov

  • Brasov
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Drive 23 km, 1 hour 6 min

  • Tâmpa
  • Brașov city hall
  • Parcul Nicolae Titulescu
  • Brașov Zoo
  • Rope Street
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On day 5 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.

Start your sightseeing with a visit to Tâmpa. This park is a popular stop on travelers’ itineraries in Brasov, with an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 18,887 visitors.

Brașov city hall is another popular place of interest you can visit today. The average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars from 16,344 reviews gives you an idea of other visitors’ experience at this attraction.

If it’s still bright and early, make your way to Parcul Nicolae Titulescu. Visitors have rated this park an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 8,909 reviews.

Brașov Zoo is another unique site you can experience today. This attraction is a zoo rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars in 14,540 reviews.

Make your way to the fantastic Rope Street, perhaps the most famous thoroughfare in Brasov. This attraction is rated 4.6 out of 5 stars by 2,232 travelers.

If you have an appetite for more adventure, check out the fantastic selection of tours and tickets offered in Brasov 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 Brasov.

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.

Continue your evening by exploring the vibrant nightlife scene at Karma Lounge, a prime destination for a thrilling night out. Also, don’t forget to check out Motor Pub, a bar that offers unique local touches. Likewise, Tipografia provides an excellent alternative for a fun 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 6

Day 6 – Brasov, Sinaia, Bușteni, and Bucharest

  • Bucharest
  • Sinaia
  • Bușteni
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Drive 202 km, 3 hours 24 min

  • Dimitrie Ghica Park
  • Peleș Castle
  • Cantacuzino Castle
  • Caraiman Monastery
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Embark on another extraordinary experience on day 6 of your road trip in Romania. Today, you will make 2 stops and experience some of the highlights of Sinaia 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 4 nights.

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

Begin your sightseeing with a visit to Dimitrie Ghica Park. This extraordinary park is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 15,547 visitors.

Next, make your way to Peleș Castle. This top attraction is a castle with an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 62,325 visitors.

Once you're ready to continue your road trip, it's time to buckle up and drive, eagerly anticipating your arrival in Bușteni. This drive usually takes around 17 min, without any stops or traffic disruptions.

Be one of the day’s first visitors at Cantacuzino Castle. This castle is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 19,939 visitors.

When you’re finished at Cantacuzino Castle, head to Caraiman Monastery. This one-of-a-kind place of worship is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars in 11,981 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.

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

This local establishment consistently satisfies guests, ensuring an unforgettable holiday experience. Known as a top-rated , it's a top choice in the city. Treat yourself to a delightful dinner at Coftale Specialty Coffee Shop, highly recommended for tonight's dining. Or, if you're feeling adventurous, why not try PAPILA? It's another excellent option with a diverse menu. Consider reserving a table at Hanu' Berarilor Casa Oprea Soare as well. Known for its consistent customer satisfaction, it’s an ideal pick for tonight in Bucharest.

Explore the vibrant nightlife at QP Pub after your meal, a hub for lively evenings and memorable moments. Or, head to Control Club for a great selection of flavorful drinks and a charming setting. Furthermore, Wicked Bar is perfect for those looking to extend their night with a touch of local flavor.

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

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Day 7

Day 7 – Bucharest

  • Bucharest
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Drive 10 km, 44 min

  • Tineretului Park
  • Children's Town Bucharest
  • Children's World Park
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Day 7 of your road trip will take you to the best attractions Bucharest has to offer. Cherish the 3 nights you have left in Bucharest by discovering the best things there are to see and do in the city.

Begin your sightseeing with a visit to Tineretului Park. This park is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars in 37,293 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 Children's World Park. This park has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 11,125 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.

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 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.

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

Raise your glass to another unforgettable day in Romania!

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Day 8

Day 8 – Bucharest

  • Bucharest
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Drive 19 km, 1 hour 8 min

  • Carol I Park
  • Grigore Antipa Natural History Museum
  • King Mihai I Park (Herăstrău) CA
  • Dimitrie Gusti National Village Museum in Bucharest
  • Romanian Athenaeum
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Day 8 offers a multitude of experiences. You will stay in Bucharest for 2 nights more, offering you enough time to explore at a relaxed pace.

Be one of the day’s first visitors at Carol Park. This urban park is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 16,367 visitors.

When you’re finished at Carol Park, head to Grigore Antipa Natural History Museum. This one-of-a-kind natural history museum is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars in 18,035 reviews. Every year, approximately 150,001 travelers come here to experience the natural history museum for themselves.

Beyond the above-mentioned attractions, you also have the opportunity to visit King Mihai I Park (Herăstrău) CA. This park is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 60,313 visitors.

If you’re keen to explore more, then consider a visit to Dimitrie Gusti National Village Museum in Bucharest. This museum is a much-appreciated attraction with an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 10,618 visitors.

To round off your sightseeing experience, make your way to Romanian Athenaeum. This famous concert hall is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 14,073 travelers.

To do something one-of-a-kind on this day of your trip, you can join a tour. You can discover all of the most fun and eye-opening experiences in your destination below and secure your spot here.

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

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

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

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

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Day 9

Day 9 – Bucharest

  • Bucharest
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Drive 22 km, 1 hour 15 min

  • Alexandru Ioan Cuza Park (I O R )
  • Radu Vodă Monastery
  • Izvor Park
  • Cișmigiu Gardens
  • Bucharest Botanical Garden
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Day 9 of your road trip across Romania promises a magnificent time exploring Bucharest. You have 1 night left in Bucharest. Take the opportunity to experience more of the best attractions and activities in the city.

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

Another unforgettable place to experience is Radu Vodă Monastery. Rated 4.8 out of 5 stars by 7,219 visitors, this church deserves a spot on today's sightseeing itinerary.

We also recommend a visit to Izvor Park. This park has been rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars in 19,327 reviews.

Another favorite attraction in the area is Cișmigiu Gardens. This park and popular place of interest enjoys a rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 37,082 local and international travelers.

If you’re keen to explore even more, then consider a visit to "Dimitrie Brândză" Botanical Garden. With an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 13,703 travelers, this park is an attraction many avid travelers highly recommend visiting while in Bucharest.

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.

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

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

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Day 10

Day 10 – Bucharest, Balotești, and Pitesti

  • Pitești
  • Balotești
  • Bucharest
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Drive 159 km, 2 hours 45 min

  • Bucharest Fountains
  • Constitution Square
  • Therme Bucharest
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On day 10 of your exciting self-drive vacation in Romania, you’ll soak in the magnificence of 2 destinations, Balotești and Bucharest. When you’re not sightseeing, take time to relax at your selected hotel in Pitesti, where you’ll be staying for 1 night.

As you’ve unraveled the marvels of Bucharest, it’s time to gear up for the next part of your road trip adventure. Under favorable conditions, your drive to Balotești may take around 35 min. Upon your arrival in Balotești, you’ll be greeted with the opportunity to do some sightseeing and exploring.

An excellent attraction to start your day with is Therme. This amusement park is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars in 38,733 reviews.

After soaking in Bucharest’s unique atmosphere, jump into the car with a full heart and drive in the direction of your next destination: Balotești. Expect your car journey to take a minimum of 35 min. When you arrive in Balotești, it's time to take a break from the road.

Journey into the unknown at Bucharest Fountains, a unique attraction awaiting your visit. This remarkable point of interest has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars from 9,675 reviews.

When you’re ready to continue your sightseeing, Constitution Square is a recommended place to visit. This point of interest is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars in 19,443 reviews.

When you’re done exploring for the day, you’ll drive to Pitesti, 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 Pitesti. 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 Cornul Vânătorului, a top-rated dining destination in Pitesti. If you're in the mood to try something new, consider Restaurant Matteo, another top spot with a mouthwatering menu. You might also want to secure a reservation at Mansion Pub. With a reputation for consistently satisfied customers, it’s a perfect choice to enhance your stay in Pitesti this evening.

Cap off your culinary experience with a visit to some of the most celebrated bars in the area. For instance, West Bar & Cafe stands out as an excellent choice for a post-dinner cocktail. Alternatively, Cafe des Amis offers an ideal atmosphere to enjoy the pleasures of the night. Class Lounge is also a great option that provides a perfect setting for a relaxing evening.

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

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Day 11

Day 11 – Pitesti, Curtea de Argeș, and Sibiu

  • Sibiu
  • Pitești
  • Curtea de Argeș
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Drive 148 km, 3 hours 27 min

  • The Musical Fountain
  • Fountain of Manole
  • Curtea de Argeș Monastery
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On day 11 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 Pitesti and Curtea de Argeș. In the evening, you’ll end up in Sibiu, where you will stay 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 Curtea de Argeș. This drive usually takes around 47 min, without any stops or traffic disruptions.

Your sightseeing of the day begins at The Musical Fountain, a remarkable sightseeing destination where it’s easy to get lost in exploration. This top attraction is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars in 1,636 reviews.

Embrace the thrill of the open road as you wave goodbye to Pitesti and set your GPS to Curtea de Argeș. 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 47 min. Upon reaching Curtea de Argeș, unwind, observe, and explore. The best things to do, see, and eat are waiting for you.

When you're ready to see some sights, Fountain of Manole is a great place to start. This park is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,448 visitors.

Another popular attraction you can visit today is Curtea de Argeș Monastery. This cathedral has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 18,564 travelers.

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.

As you explore more of Sibiu, 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.

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

Continue your evening by exploring the vibrant nightlife scene at Imperium Pub, a prime destination for a thrilling night out. Also, don’t forget to check out Joyme Pub, a bar that offers unique local touches. Likewise, Naf Naf provides an excellent alternative for a fun evening.

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

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Day 12

Day 12 – Sibiu and Hateg

  • Hateg
  • Sibiu
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Drive 161 km, 2 hours 19 min

  • The Bridge of Lies
  • The Large Square
  • Citadel Park
  • Sibiu Zoological Garden
  • Dumbrava Sibiului Natural Park
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Dive into day 12 of your remarkable road trip in Romania. Today you will explore Sibiu, 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 Hateg. You’ll stay here for 1 night.

Hateg’s wonders await as you prepare for another journey on the road, leaving the breathtaking surroundings of Sibiu behind. This drive usually takes around 1 hour 45 min. Hateg welcomes you with a multitude of unique vacation experiences.

Be one of the day’s first visitors at The Bridge of Lies. This point of interest is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 20,465 visitors.

When you’re finished at The Bridge of Lies, head to The Large Square. This one-of-a-kind sightseeing destination is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars in 16,200 reviews.

Beyond the above-mentioned attractions, you also have the opportunity to visit Citadel Park. This park is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 4,594 visitors.

If you’re keen to explore more, then consider a visit to Sibiu Zoological Garden. This zoo is a much-appreciated attraction with an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 15,956 visitors.

To round off your sightseeing experience, make your way to Dumbrava Sibiului Natural Park. This famous protected area is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 21,831 travelers.

At the end of the day, you will drive to Hateg, 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 Hateg. 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.

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.

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

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Day 13

Day 13 – Hateg, Deva, Hunedoara County, and Timișoara

  • Timișoara
  • Deva
  • Hateg
  • Hunedoara
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Drive 208 km, 3 hours 52 min

  • Prislop Monastery
  • Castelul Corvinilor (Corvins' Castle)
  • Citadel Park
  • Fortress of Deva
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Experience an unparalleled adventure on day 13 of your road trip in Romania. This exciting part of your journey invites you to discover the renowned landmarks in 3 vibrant destinations - Deva, Hateg, and Hunedoara County. After a day filled with exploration and new experiences, you will retreat to the hotel of your choice in Timișoara. You will spend 1 night here for some well-deserved relaxation.

Fasten your seatbelt and make your way to your next stop. Deva, 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 Hunedoara County to Deva may take around 29 min without traffic disruptions. Upon arrival in Deva, we highly recommend checking out some of the top attractions.

Start your sightseeing with a visit to Citadel Park. This park is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 4,041 visitors.

Fortress of Deva is another popular attraction you could visit today. This castle has a rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 11,127 visitors.

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

This popular -awarded venue consistently exceeds expectations, ensuring a memorable holiday experience. Have a fantastic dining experience at Massimo, a highly recommended choice for tonight's dinner. If you're looking to mix things up, The Drunken Rat Pub offers an enticing alternative with its varied menu. Additionally, Paradisul Piraților is worth considering. Renowned for satisfying diners, it’s an ideal option for tonight in Timișoara.

If you’re not ready to end the night just yet, D'arc pe mal offers a perfect venue to relax and savor a drink. Similarly, Joy Pub is well-suited for those looking to unwind in a social setting. Irish Public House is another excellent spot to enjoy a nightcap after a delightful meal.

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 14

Day 14 – Timișoara - departure day

  • Timișoara - Departure day
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  • Piața Unirii
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Day 14 of your road trip in Romania is your departure day. This is your chance to catch a last glimpse of Timișoara before saying goodbye to this wonderful destination. If you've still got time left, we recommend doing some last-minute shopping or sightseeing.

Maximize your last day in Romania and go on a shopping spree in Timișoara’s shopping center. This bustling commercial district is conveniently located near your lodging, granting you leisure time to roam and explore its assortment of establishments.

If you love the adrenaline rush of hunting for the best offers and deals in Romania, you’re in for a treat. A variety of goods and gifts await your discovery. Bring a bit of Romania home with you through these charming souvenirs.

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

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. If you're eager to try something different, consider The Scotland Yard, another top spot with a tantalizing menu.

You’ll then say farewell to Timișoara. 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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