7-Day Romania Road Trip from Timișoara traveling south to Reșița

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Duration
7 days & 6 nights
Available
Jan. - Dec.
Hotel
6 nights included
Car rental
7 days included
Flights
Optional
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Description

Have the adventure of a lifetime with this 7-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 5 nights in Timișoara and 1 night in Reșița, experiencing the ultimate road trip in Romania. Your road trip will enable you to discover the country's most popular attractions and restaurants in Timișoara and Reșița. We'll help you experience the best 7 days in Romania you can imagine so you can leave happy and inspired.

Upon arriving in Timișoara, 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 Roses Park, Timișoara and Libertății Square in Timișoara.

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 The Old Town of Timișoara to the breathtaking Victory Square and Orthodox Metropolitan Cathedral, 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 piața Unirii and learn more about the unique Bigar Cascade Falls to truly immerse yourself in the local culture. As you hit the open road and drive through Timișoara and Reșița, 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 6 nights, with plenty of top-rated breakfast and restaurant options nearby. We'll provide you with the best car rental for 6 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, 6 nights
Rental car, 7 days
CDW Insurance
Step-by-step guide
Personal travel agent
24/7 travel support

Destinations

Photo of aerial view of the old Timisoara city center, Romania.Timișoara / 5 nights

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Attractions

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 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
Liberty Square, Timișoara, Timiș, RomaniaLibertății Square in Timișoara
Bigar Cascade Falls, Bozovici, Caraș-Severin, RomaniaBigar Cascade Falls
Orthodox Metropolitan Cathedral, Timișoara, Timiș, RomaniaOrthodox Metropolitan Cathedral
Hercules' statue
Photo of Autumn landscape in Banat Mountains. Bigar waterfall. Izvorul Bigarului, Transylvania, Romania .Izvorul Bigăr
Ion Creangă Children's Park
Photo of Traditional old romanian house at the Banat village museum, Romania.Banat Village Museum, Timișoara
Botanic Park, Timișoara, Timiș, RomaniaBotanic Park
Water mills at Rudăria
Photo of Theresia Bastion ,Timisoara ,Romania .Theresia Bastion
Parcul Uzinei
Scârț, a Chill Place
Parcul Teiuș
Izvorul Domogled
Fântâna cinetică
Mihai Eminescu Theater
Bridge Vama, Reșița, Caraș-Severin, RomaniaBridge Vama
Crucea Albă
Lacul Minis

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Car

Small car

Small car

Category
small car
Transmission
People
Large bags
Medium car

Medium car

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Medium
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Large bags
Premium car

Premium car

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premium car
Transmission
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Large bags

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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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Your road trip adventure in Romania begins as soon as you reach the incredible city of Timișoara. You’ll stay in Timișoara for 5 nights, experiencing all the best things to do and see in the city.

Timișoara has many popular destinations you can explore. You could visit attractions like the incredible Roses Park, Timișoara. This attraction is a rose garden and has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 8,554 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 Timișoara, Neața Omelette Bistro. The restaurant is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 2,131 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in the city of Timișoara is NARU. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 852 customers.

Timișoara also has several great bars that will fit all travel budgets. One of the best bars in the city of Timișoara is The 80's Pub. This bar has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 2,176 customers.

Another of the best bars in the city of Timișoara is Csíki Beer House. This bar is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 562 customers.

Locals also enjoy Berăria 700. This bar has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 3,227 customers.

Enjoy toasting the start of your 7-day vacation in Romania!

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Day 2

Day 2 – Timișoara

  • Timișoara
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Drive 7 km, 27 min

  • Libertății Square in Timișoara
  • The Old Town of Timișoara
  • Victory Square
  • Orthodox Metropolitan Cathedral
  • Scârț, a Chill Place
  • More

Day 2 of your road trip will take you to the best attractions Timișoara has to offer. Cherish the 4 nights you have left in Timișoara by discovering the best things there are to see and do in the city.

There are plenty of attractions, markets, and restaurants for you to experience today in the city of Timișoara. Your accommodation will be conveniently located close to several of the best attractions you won't want to miss.

You'll be able to visit more of the best travel destinations in the city of Timișoara, like the extraordinary Libertății Square in Timișoara. This attraction is a square and has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 7,504 visitors.

Another of the best travel destinations in Timișoara is the spectacular The Old Town of Timișoara. This attraction is a must-see tourist destination and is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 8,594 visitors.

You could then travel to the amazing Victory Square. This square has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 20,004 visitors.

Orthodox Metropolitan Cathedral is another stop you might want to add to your itinerary. This church is a popular destination among visitors in Timișoara. Rated at an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 5,919 visitors, it’s one many travelers find worthy a visit.

If you’re interested in seeing something outstanding today, then consider Scârț, a Chill Place. Scârț, a Chill Place is a museum and popular attraction in Timișoara. More than 1,666 visitors have rated this place an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars.

Your discovery of Timișoara does not have to stop there. Check out the fantastic selection of tours and tickets offered in Timișoara on this day of your trip.

After a long day of exploring some of the most popular attractions in Romania, be sure to eat at Papa Sam, which is considered one of the best restaurants in the city of Timișoara. This restaurant is a local favorite and has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 3,043 customers.

When you’ve finished your meal, The Drunken Rat Pub is one of the best bars in the city of Timișoara for an after-dinner drink. This bar has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 2,371 customers.

Stopping at one of these popular bars is the perfect way to celebrate another incredible day in the magical city of Timișoara!

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Day 3

Day 3 – Timișoara

  • Timișoara
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Drive 12 km, 33 min

  • Botanic Park
  • Piața Unirii
  • Ion Creangă Children's Park
  • Parcul Uzinei
  • Banat Village Museum, Timișoara
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Day 3 of your road trip across Romania is another day in the magnificent Timișoara. You now have 3 nights left in Timișoara. Take the opportunity to experience more of the best attractions and activities in the city.

Timișoara offers plenty for you to see and do, and your hotel will be conveniently located near several of the area's best attractions.

One of the best travel destinations you can travel to in the city of Timișoara is the stunning Botanic Park. This has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 4,172 visitors.

You could also spend some time visiting the spectacular piața Unirii in the city of Timișoara. This attraction is a square and is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 8,485 visitors.

Another attraction you could visit in the city of Timișoara is the incredible Ion Creangă Children's Park. This attraction is a park and has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 5,304 visitors.

Beyond the above-mentioned attractions, you also have the opportunity to visit the fantastic Parcul Uzinei. This park and travel destination is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,711 visitors.

If you’re keen to explore even more, then consider a visit to the outstanding Banat Village Museum, Timișoara. This architectural structure is a much-appreciated attraction with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 4,982 visitors.

Today you’ll also have the opportunity to take part in a popular tour. You’ll be excited to learn that there are plenty of options for top-rated tours and activities in Timișoara you could sign up for on this day of your vacation. Choose among the best tours before or after booking.

When it’s time to eat, the city of Timișoara has restaurants and bars to fit all budgets.

We recommend you try one of the best restaurants in the city of Timișoara, Rivière Brasserie. The restaurant has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 2,839 customers.

Alternatively, if you’re hungry to try a top restaurant in the city of Timișoara that locals enjoy, eat at Dinar Restaurant. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 2,177 customers.

After your meal, we recommend you get a drink at one of the best bars in the city of Timișoara, The Scotland Yard. This bar has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 1,842 customers.

For one of the best bar experiences that locals enjoy in the city of Timișoara, we recommend the cocktails at D'arc pe mal. This bar has been rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 1,615 customers.

Another of the best bars in the city of Timișoara is Scârț, a Chill Place. This bar has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 1,666 customers.

Toast to another amazing day in the city of Timișoara!

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Day 4

Day 4 – Reșița and Timișoara

  • Timișoara
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Drive 295 km, 4 hours 43 min

  • Lacul Minis
  • Izvorul Bigăr
  • Bigar Cascade Falls
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You still have 2 nights left in Timișoara.

One of the best travel destinations you can make time for at the start of this day is Lacul Minis. This incredible attraction is a park and has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 129 visitors.

Izvorul Bigăr is another popular attraction you'll visit. This spectacular attraction is rated 4.5 out of 5 stars by 5,137 visitors.

Another of the best travel destinations you can visit is Bigar Cascade Falls. This amazing attraction is a top-tier point of interest and is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 6,969 visitors.

To do something one-of-a-kind today, you can join a popular tour. Check out all the fun and eye-opening experiences you can try out in Romania to make your travel experience in the country more memorable.

When you’re done exploring for the day, you’ll drive to your accommodation in the city of Timișoara.

After dinner, visit one of the best bars in the city of Timișoara, Irish Public House. This bar is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,181 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar that locals recommend, like Joy Pub. This bar has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 917 customers.

Raise your glass and relax after another big day of your road trip adventure through Romania!

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Day 5

Day 5 – Reșița

Reșița

Drive 314 km, 4 hours 56 min

  • Izvorul Domogled
  • Crucea Albă
  • Hercules' statue
  • Parcul Teiuș
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Today, you'll hit the road once again, setting off on a journey towards the stunning city of Reșița. You’ll stay in Reșița for 1 night. But before you begin your drive, we recommend taking the time to explore some of Reșița’s must-see attractions and local hotspots.

If you’re curious to see more of Reșița, start your day with a visit to the amazing Izvorul Domogled. This much-appreciated top-tier point of interest and attraction is rated 4.7 out of 5 stars by 992 visitors.

You could also stop at another of the best local travel destinations in the area, the fascinating Crucea Albă. This top-tier point of interest and spectacular attraction has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars from 368 visitors.

We also recommend you spend some time at the popular Hercules' statue to make the most of your road trip across Romania. The spectacular Hercules' statue is a best-rated sightseeing destination that has been rated an average of 4.2 out of 5 stars by 5,753 visitors.

The lovely Parcul Teiuș is yet another attraction you could pay a visit. Around 1,031 visitors have left this park average ratings of 4.3 out of 5 stars.

After soaking up all the sights and sounds that Reșița has to offer, you'll be ready to hit the open road and continue your unforgettable road trip towards the city of Reșița. Reșița 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 Del Centro. This popular restaurant is one of the locals’ most recommended restaurants in the city, with ratings of 4.5 out of 5 stars in 584 reviews.

The remarkable Capriccio is another top restaurant in Reșița we recommend. This restaurant offers an unforgettable dining experience and is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 333 customers.

If you would rather go somewhere else, the famous Motif Sugar And Spice is also an excellent choice. This well-loved restaurant is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 241 customers.

After your meal, we recommend you drink at one of the best bars in Reșița, the fantastic Soho House. This bar has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 941 customers.

To end your night the best way possible, we recommend going to the wonderful Time. This bar offers a great variety of drinks and has been rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 218 customers.

Celebrate another amazing vacation day filled with adventure in Romania!

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Day 6

Day 6 – Reșița and Timișoara

  • Timișoara
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Drive 253 km, 4 hours 19 min

  • Fântâna cinetică
  • Bridge Vama
  • Water mills at Rudăria
  • Mihai Eminescu Theater
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Day 6 of your road trip through Romania gives you the opportunity to experience two places in one day. You will stay in Timișoara for 1 night. Have a hearty breakfast and get excited for a wonderful day ahead!

One of the best places to visit today in Reșița is the amazing Fântâna cinetică. This attraction is a must-see tourist destination that is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 718 visitors.

You could also stop at the incredible best-rated sightseeing destination, Bridge Vama. With an average rating of 4.1 out of 5 stars by 406 visitors, this attraction is one of the top sights in the area.

Another unforgettable travel destination in the Reșița is the outstanding Water mills at Rudăria. This popular top-tier point of interest and travel destination has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 3,230 visitors.

The spectacular Mihai Eminescu Theater is another popular attraction you can visit today. This fascinating must-see tourist destination and attraction has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 588 visitors.

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

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

After dinner, visit Paradisul Piraților, which is considered one of the best bars in the city of Timișoara. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 919 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar like MGM Bastion Pub & Food. This bar has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 931 customers.

Alternatively, Sky Restaurant is one of the best bars that locals recommend in the city of Timișoara. This bar is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 708 customers.

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

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Day 7

Day 7 – Timișoara - departure day

  • Timișoara - Departure day
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  • Theresia Bastion
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Day 7 of your road trip in Romania is your departure day. This is your chance to catch one last glimpse of Timișoara 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.

Theresia Bastion is an extraordinary attraction you could visit to enjoy your last day in Timișoara. This architectural structure and popular site of interest has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 2,803 visitors.

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

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

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