4-Day Romania Road Trip from Bucharest traveling north to Târgovişte

Antique building view in Old Town Bucharest city - capital of Romania and Dambrovita river.
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Summary

Duration
4 days & 3 nights
Available
Jan. - Dec.
Hotel
3 nights included
Car rental
4 days included
Flights
Optional
Travel app
All vouchers, itinerary, & map

Description

Have the adventure of a lifetime with this 4-day road trip through Romania.

This incredible self-drive vacation package will take you through the best destinations in Romania. With this perfectly planned travel package, you will stay 2 nights in Bucharest and 1 night in Târgoviște, experiencing the ultimate road trip in Romania. Your road trip will enable you to discover the country's most popular attractions and restaurants in Bucharest, Târgoviște, and Sinaia. We'll help you experience the best 4 days in Romania you can imagine so you can leave happy and inspired.

Upon arriving in Bucharest, you'll collect the rental vehicle of your choice. From there, you'll be off to discover some of the most popular attractions in Romania, including the stunning Cișmigiu Gardens and Tineretului Park.

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

Your road trip will bring you close to the best attractions and most incredible sights in Romania. From the magnificent Alexandru Ioan Cuza Park to the breathtaking Constitution Square and Grigore Antipa Natural History Museum, your journey will take you on a thrilling adventure through some of the most iconic travel destinations in the country. Your discovery doesn't end there. Make sure to marvel at the remarkable King Mihai I Park (Herăstrău) CA and learn more about the unique Peleș Castle to truly immerse yourself in the local culture. As you hit the open road and drive through Bucharest, Târgoviște, and Sinaia, you'll also have plenty of opportunities to uncover hidden gems and experience the authentic charm of Romania. Whether you're exploring enchanting small towns, discovering scenic routes, or indulging in local cuisine, there's always something new and exciting to experience in Romania.

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

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

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

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

Your travel plan includes everything you need to experience the best of Romania. You'll be booked at the best hotels for 3 nights, with plenty of top-rated breakfast and restaurant options nearby. We'll provide you with the best car rental for 3 days during your self-drive road trip, including CDW insurance.

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

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

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Included

Hotel, 3 nights
Rental car, 4 days
CDW Insurance
Step-by-step guide
Personal travel agent
24/7 travel support

Destinations

Antique building view in Old Town Bucharest city - capital of Romania and Dambrovita river. Bucharest, Romania, Europe.Bucharest / 2 nights
Dâmbovița - region in RomaniaDâmbovița / 1 night
Sinaia - town in RomaniaSinaia

Map

Attractions

Parcul Herăstrău (Parcul Regele Mihai I), Sector 1, Bucharest, RomaniaKing Mihai I Park (Herăstrău) CA
Photo of Peles Castle in Sinaia, Romania.Peleș Castle
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 )
Constitution Square
Photo of Grigore Antipa Natural History Museum, Romania.Grigore Antipa Natural History Museum
Photo of Dimitrie Ghica Park, Sinaia, Romania.Dimitrie Ghica Park
Photo of Romanian Athenaeum is a concert hall in the center of Bucharest, Romania.Romanian Athenaeum
Photo of Sinaia Monastery on Prahova Valley, Carpathian Mountains, Romania.Sinaia Monastery
Centru Sinaia

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Flights

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Travelers

Rooms

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Car
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Car

Small car

Small car

Category
small car
Transmission
People
Large bags
Medium car

Medium car

Category
Medium
Transmission
People
Large bags
Premium car

Premium car

Category
premium car
Transmission
People
Large bags

Hotels

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Day 1 – Bucharest - arrival day

Day 1

Day 1 – Bucharest - arrival day

  • Bucharest - Arrival day
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  • Cișmigiu Gardens
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Your road trip adventure in Romania begins as soon as you reach the incredible city of Bucharest. You’ll stay in Bucharest for 2 nights, experiencing all the best things to do and see in the city.

Bucharest has many popular destinations you can explore. You could visit attractions like the incredible Cișmigiu Gardens. This attraction is a park and has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 36,761 visitors.

When you're done sightseeing for the day, you'll check in at one of the best hotels or places to stay in the city. Your stay promises to be a delightful continuation of your exploration, providing comfort and tranquility to recharge for the adventures that lie ahead.

When you’re ready for dinner, we recommend you try one of the best restaurants in the city of Bucharest, PAPILA. The restaurant is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 805 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in the city of Bucharest is Caru' cu bere. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 30,392 customers.

Bucharest also has several great bars that will fit all travel budgets. One of the best bars in the city of Bucharest is QP Pub. This bar has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 921 customers.

Another of the best bars in the city of Bucharest is Zeppelin Pub. This bar is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 585 customers.

Enjoy toasting the start of your 4-day vacation in Romania!

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Experiences

Day 2 – Bucharest and Târgovişte

Day 2

Day 2 – Bucharest and Târgovişte

  • Bucharest
  • Dâmbovița
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Drive 98 km, 2 hours 25 min

  • Tineretului Park
  • Alexandru Ioan Cuza Park (I O R )
  • Constitution Square
  • Grigore Antipa Natural History Museum
  • King Mihai I Park (Herăstrău) CA
  • More

As you rise to greet the dawn on day 2 of your epic road trip in Romania, you'll awaken to the bustling city of Bucharest. Today, you'll hit the road once again, setting off on a journey towards the stunning city of Târgovişte. You’ll stay in Târgovişte for 1 night. But before you begin your drive, we recommend taking the time to explore some of Bucharest’s must-see attractions and local hotspots.

If you’re curious to see more of Bucharest, start your day with a visit to the amazing Tineretului Park. This much-appreciated park and attraction is rated 4.5 out of 5 stars by 37,054 visitors.

You could also stop at another of the best local travel destinations in the area, the fascinating Alexandru Ioan Cuza Park. This park and spectacular attraction has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 31,317 visitors.

We also recommend you spend some time at the popular Constitution Square to make the most of your road trip across Romania. The spectacular Constitution Square is a best-rated sightseeing destination that has been rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 19,305 visitors.

The lovely Grigore Antipa Natural History Museum is yet another attraction you could pay a visit. Around 17,850 visitors have left this natural history museum average ratings of 4.7 out of 5 stars. This popular attraction gets around 150,001 visits every year.

If you feel like visiting another type of sight or don’t want to jump into the car quite yet, spend some time at the spectacular King Mihai I Park (Herăstrău) CA. This attraction is a park rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 59,946 reviews.

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

After you’ve settled into your accommodation, we recommend a dinner at the popular Alexo. This popular restaurant is one of the locals’ most recommended restaurants in the city, with ratings of 4.3 out of 5 stars in 2,492 reviews.

The remarkable Toscany is another top restaurant in Târgovişte we recommend. This restaurant offers an unforgettable dining experience and is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,550 customers.

If you would rather go somewhere else, the famous Terasa Casa Veche Targoviste is also an excellent choice. This well-loved restaurant is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,411 customers.

After your meal, we recommend you drink at one of the best bars in Târgovişte, the fantastic Dom. This bar has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 578 customers.

To end your night the best way possible, we recommend going to the wonderful History. This bar offers a great variety of drinks and has been rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 254 customers.

Another bar with a great atmosphere is Moshu Pub. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 197 customers, so don’t forget to check this one out as well!

Celebrate another amazing vacation day filled with adventure in Romania!

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Day 3 – Sinaia and Bucharest

Day 3

Day 3 – Sinaia and Bucharest

  • Bucharest
  • Sinaia
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Drive 205 km, 3 hours 59 min

  • Centru Sinaia
  • Dimitrie Ghica Park
  • Sinaia Monastery
  • Peleș Castle
  • More

Rise and shine on day 3 of your road trip in Romania. Today, you'll wake up in Târgoviște and embark on a scenic drive to Bucharest, where you'll stay at one of the best hotels for 1 night. Seize the opportunity to explore spectacular attractions in Târgoviște and Sinaia before you reach your end destination for the day.

It’s hard not to feel excited about visiting attractions in a destination as lovely as Târgoviște. When you’re eager to explore the city and nearby areas, we recommend visiting some local favorites, such as the wonderful Parcul Chindia. This attraction is a park that has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 5,984 visitors.

You could also stop at the incredible Zoo Targoviste. This attraction, a beloved zoo, has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 2,421 visitors.

If you have time, another site you could explore in Târgoviște is the stunning The Royal Court of Târgoviște. This top-tier point of interest and travel destination has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 1,101 visitors.

Wave goodbye to Sinaia and continue your journey by car. If you want to break up today’s drive into two, take the opportunity to stop and discover what the city of Sinaia has to offer.

One of the most popular attractions you can visit is the remarkable Centru Sinaia. This attraction is a best-rated sightseeing destination that has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 4,652 visitors.

If you want to explore more, visit the incredible Dimitrie Ghica Park. This park and attraction has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 15,469 reviews.

Another site you could visit today is the top-rated Sinaia Monastery. This monastery and travel destination is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 11,170 visitors.

The lovely Peleș Castle is yet another attraction you could pay a visit. Around 61,746 visitors have left this castle an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars.

When you're done with your sightseeing in Sinaia, it's time to continue your drive to the city of Bucharest. When you arrive in Bucharest you’ll check in at one of the best hotels in the area.

We recommend you end the day with a dinner at a popular restaurant near your accommodation, like Restaurant Hanu' lui Manuc. This restaurant offers various delicious and comforting meals and has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 11,726 customers.

This bar is a great spot to meet new friends and celebrate your vacation.

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

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Day 4 – Bucharest - departure day

Day 4

Day 4 – Bucharest - departure day

  • Bucharest - Departure day
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  • Romanian Athenaeum
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Day 4 of your road trip in Romania is your departure day. This is your chance to catch one last glimpse of Bucharest before saying goodbye to this wonderful destination. When you have time to explore the area before you make your way home, we recommend visiting some of the following attractions.

Romanian Athenaeum is an extraordinary attraction you could visit to enjoy your last day in Bucharest. This concert hall and popular site of interest has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 13,801 visitors.

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

You could then enjoy your last meal in the city of Bucharest at Excalibur before you travel home. This popular restaurant is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 4,700 customers.

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

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