One-Week Romania Road Trip from Constanta to Bucharest

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Duration
8 days & 7 nights
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Jan. - Dec.
Hotel
7 nights included
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8 days included
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Experience the freedom of the open road in Romania as you embark on an unforgettable 8-day road trip! This experience caters to every traveler, featuring destinations like Constanta, Sinaia, Bucharest, Pantelimon, and Pasărea. 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 Constanta and 5 nights in Bucharest. 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 Constanta, 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. Peleș Castle and King Mihai I Park (Herăstrău) CA are just a couple of the bucket-list attractions that await your discovery.

As you hit the open road and drive through Constanta, Sinaia, Bucharest, Pantelimon, and Pasărea, 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, 7 nights
Rental car, 8 days
CDW Insurance
Step-by-step guide
Personal travel agent
24/7 travel support

Destinations

Photo of aerial View Of Constanta City Skyline In Romania.Constanța / 2 nights
Sinaia - town in RomaniaSinaia
Antique building view in Old Town Bucharest city - capital of Romania and Dambrovita river. Bucharest, Romania, Europe.Bucharest / 5 nights

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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 )
 The dolphinarium building with dolphins statue in front.Complexul Muzeal de Științe ale Naturii Constanța
Constitution Square
The amazing Park Izvor in the downtown of Bucharest city in a sunny spring day.Izvor Park
Photo of Grigore Antipa Natural History Museum, Romania.Grigore Antipa Natural History Museum
Photo of national Heroes Memorial in Carol Park in Bucharest, Romania.Carol I Park
Photo of Dimitrie Ghica Park, Sinaia, Romania.Dimitrie Ghica Park
Faleza Cazino Constanta, Constanța, Constanta Metropolitan Area, RomaniaFaleza Cazino Constanta
Photo of Romanian Athenaeum is a concert hall in the center of Bucharest, Romania.Romanian Athenaeum
Bucharest Botanical GardenBucharest Botanical Garden
Children's World Park, Sector 4, Bucharest, RomaniaChildren's World Park
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
Constanța CasinoConstanța Casino
Beautiful background with the famous fountain against colorful sky in central square of Bucharest, in sunset light.Bucharest Fountains
Photo of Main entrance National Museum of Art of Romania, Bucharest, Romania.National Museum of Art of Romania
Radu Vodă Monastery, Sector 4, Bucharest, RomaniaRadu Vodă Monastery
"Modern" Beach, Constanța, Constanta Metropolitan Area, Romania"Modern" Beach
Ferma Animalelor
Cernica MonasteryCernica Monastery
Zoom Beach, Constanța, Constanta Metropolitan Area, RomaniaZoom Beach
Pasarea Monastery
Photo of Pelișor Castle is a small palace built in the vicinity of Peles Castle. Magnificent surroundings ,Romania .Pelișor Castle
Romanian Navy Museum, Constanța, Constanta Metropolitan Area, RomaniaRomanian Navy Museum
Capitoline Wolf, Constanța, Constanta Metropolitan Area, RomaniaCapitoline Wolf
Pădurea Pustnicu

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Day 1

Day 1 – Constanta - arrival day

  • Constanța - Arrival day
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  • "Modern" Beach
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Your road trip adventure in Romania begins as soon as you reach Constanta and pick up your car. You’ll stay in Constanta for 1 night and explore the best things to see and do, sample the local cuisine, and choose from a curated selection of the best hotels and places to stay in the city.

Constanta is a beautiful city with plenty to discover. Soak in the lovely atmosphere and sit down for a bit to eat or drink.

Make your way to your chosen hotel. Check-in typically starts between 2 and 4 PM in Constanta. Make yourself at home and enjoy some downtime before heading out again.

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

Reserve a table at Bacaro, a renowned restaurant in Constanta. This culinary gem and its flavorful dishes have captured the hearts of food enthusiasts. Its reputation is reflected in its 4.5 out of 5-star rating from 3,295 guests.

Ensure you experience culinary excellence at Öz Demir while in Constanta. This dining establishment presents an exquisite menu that has received a rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars, acclaimed by 2,593 discerning diners.

Experience a taste of Constanta at Burgheria Tomis 107, a popular local restaurant. With a menu designed to impress, it promises a journey of flavors that will leave you captivated. Its reputation is reflected in its 4.5 out of 5-star rating from 1,892 customers.

If you’re looking for a bar to end the evening at, many locals recommend BOTANICA, claiming it’s one of the best in the city. This bar has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 562 customers.

Another popular place to go for a drink is Zoom Beach. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 3,863 customers.

London Pub is another top-rated bar where you can spend an hour or two. This bar is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,207 customers.

Raise a toast to the start of your 8-day road trip in Romania!

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Day 2

Day 2 – Constanta and Bucharest

  • Constanța
  • Bucharest
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Drive 238 km, 3 hours 3 min

  • Romanian Navy Museum
  • Constanța Casino
  • Faleza Cazino Constanta
  • Zoom Beach
  • Complexul Muzeal de Științe ale Naturii Constanța
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Experience an unparalleled adventure on day 2 of your road trip in Romania. This exciting part of your journey invites you to discover the renowned landmarks in 2 vibrant destinations - Constanta and Bucharest. After a day filled with exploration and new experiences, you will retreat to the hotel of your choice in Bucharest. You will spend 5 nights here for some well-deserved relaxation.

When you're ready to see some sights, The Museum of Romanian Navy is a great place to start with. This museum is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 1,645 visitors.

Another popular attraction you can visit today is The Casino of Constanța. This point of interest has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 10,874 travelers.

We also recommend a stop at The Casino's Promenade. The sightseeing destination has been rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 14,813 visitors.

If you're keen to explore more, consider visiting Zoom Beach. This bar is a popular attraction with an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 3,863 reviews.

Constanța Dolphinarium is another easily accessible place to visit on this day of your trip. Stop by this museum, rated 4.6 out of 5 stars in 24,897 reviews, to discover more of what makes it unique.

When you’re ready to jump back into the car and say goodbye to Constanta, you’ll hit the road in the direction of Bucharest. This drive usually takes around 2 hours 31 min. When you arrive, enjoy some sightseeing.

When you arrive, enjoy some sightseeing.

After soaking up all the sights of today's itinerary, you'll be ready to hit the road in the direction of Bucharest. Bucharest 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 Bucharest's most popular restaurants, and connect with friendly locals for an authentic adventure.

Book a table at Coftale Specialty Coffee Shop, a famous dining establishment in Bucharest. This culinary hotspot and its appetizing cuisine have captured the hearts of food enthusiasts. Its reputation for food excellence is reflected in its 4.7 out of 5-star rating from 1,705 satisfied diners.

Another dining place you should visit in Bucharest is PAPILA, which boasts a variety of tasteful dishes that cater to different palates. It has earned a commendable 4.8 out of 5 stars, demonstrating the positive feedback from 805 satisfied customers.

Locals and visitors alike recommend Bucharest’s Caru' cu bere for the delightful dining experience it gives. The establishment has garnered positive reviews for its tasty dishes, holding an admirable score of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 30,392 satisfied diners.

Origo is one of the best bars you can visit in Bucharest tonight. This bar is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 4,167 customers.

You can also enjoy a glass or two at a popular place like QP Pub. This bar has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 921 customers.

Alternatively, try Zeppelin Pub. Zeppelin Pub is the perfect place to get to know some locals in the region. This top-recommended bar is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 585 customers.

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

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Day 3

Day 3 – Sinaia and Bucharest

  • Bucharest
  • Sinaia
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Drive 279 km, 3 hours 58 min

  • Dimitrie Ghica Park
  • Pelișor Castle
  • Peleș Castle
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Day 3 offers a multitude of experiences. You will stay in Sinaia for 4 nights more, offering you enough time to explore at a relaxed pace.

Your discoveries in Sinaia do not have to stop there. Check out the fantastic selection of tours and tickets offered in Sinaia on this day of your trip. You can select your tours 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 region, it's often a good idea to reserve a table in advance.

Have a delightful culinary experience when you dine at Hanu' Berarilor Casa Oprea Soare. Favored by many foreign travelers and locals, this restaurant in Bucharest boasts a carefully curated and enticing menu. Its delectable dishes have earned it an impressive rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from around 11,370 visitors.

Another dining spot you shouldn’t miss while in Bucharest is Restaurant Hanu' lui Manuc. It has garnered a rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 11,726 diners thanks to its impeccable menu options and flavors.

Experience a celebration of flavors when you dine in at Hanu' Berarilor Casa Elena Lupescu, in Bucharest. Its delightful menu and flavorful dishes have earned it a stellar rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 5,626 satisfied customers.

If you feel like having a drink or two after your meal, an awesome bar you can go to is Nomad Skybar. This place has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 4,882 customers.

To enjoy a great atmosphere, continue your evening at Shift. This bar is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 4,444 customers.

Control Club is another great place where you can celebrate your adventures in Bucharest. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 3,063 customers.

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 4

Day 4 – Bucharest

  • Bucharest
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Drive 10 km, 1 hour 23 min

  • Bucharest Fountains
  • Radu Vodă Monastery
  • Carol I Park
  • Children's World Park
  • Tineretului Park
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Day 4 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.

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

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

For a memorable dining experience, be sure to visit Excalibur. Known for its excellent cuisine and commitment to quality dishes, this restaurant in Bucharest has received a 4.5 out of 5-star rating from around 4,700 happy diners.

When seeking local-favorite dining spots, Stadio Unirii should be on your list. Situated in the heart of Bucharest, it has become a beloved food venue for its delicious menu. It boasts a rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 3,146 satisfied diners, a testament to its favored status.

Ready for a culinary adventure? Book a table at Romanian Craft Beer. This highly regarded restaurant in Bucharest has earned a rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars, thanks to its flavorful dishes and positive reviews from 2,501 satisfied guests.

After dinner, stop by one of the best bars in Bucharest. Distrikt 42 often offers travelers and locals alike a great time. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 2,865 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at Arcade Cafe. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 2,781 customers.

Haute Pepper is another top-rated bar in the region. This place enjoys an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 1,992 customers.

Raise your glass to another unforgettable day in Romania!

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Day 5

Day 5 – Bucharest

  • Bucharest
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Drive 6 km, 54 min

  • Romanian Athenaeum
  • National Museum of Art of Romania
  • Cișmigiu Gardens
  • Izvor Park
  • Constitution Square
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On day 5 of your road trip, you will have an entire day to explore Bucharest. You’ll stay in Bucharest for 2 nights and discover all the best things to see and do in the area.

To immerse yourself in more memorable moments in Bucharest, 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 Bucharest below.

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

Elevate your experience by savoring a meal in Bazaar, a distinguished dining establishment in Bucharest. It has a rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars, thanks to the positive reviews of 2,635 satisfied guests and a menu that’s committed to quality and flavor.

After your meal, we recommend you get a drink at one of the best bars in Bucharest. The PUB Bucharest is a fantastic option, with an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 2,495 customers.

To end your night the best way possible, don't forget to check out Gilda Music Lounge. This bar offers a great variety of drinks and has been rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,458 customers.

Another bar with a great atmosphere is Manasia Hub. This bar has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 1,000 customers.

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

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Day 6

Day 6 – Bucharest

  • Bucharest
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Drive 29 km, 1 hour 23 min

  • Alexandru Ioan Cuza Park (I O R )
  • Bucharest Botanical Garden
  • Grigore Antipa Natural History Museum
  • Dimitrie Gusti National Village Museum in Bucharest
  • King Mihai I Park (Herăstrău) CA
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Day 6 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.

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 Bucharest's best restaurants.

After dinner, visit JO Lounge and experience the nightlife in the region of Bucharest. This bar is one of the best places to cap off the night and is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 949 customers.

You can also hang out at Wicked Bar. This bar serves a variety of snacks and drinks and has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 485 customers.

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

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Day 7

Day 7 – Pantelimon, Pasărea, and Constanta

  • Constanța
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Drive 247 km, 3 hours 23 min

  • Ferma Animalelor
  • Cernica Monastery
  • Pădurea Pustnicu
  • Pasarea Monastery
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On day 7 of your exciting self-drive vacation in Romania, you’ll soak in the magnificence of 4 destinations, Pantelimon, Pasărea, Pantelimon, and Constanta. When you’re not sightseeing, take time to relax at your selected hotel in Constanta, where you’ll be staying for 1 night.

Embrace the thrill of the open road as you wave goodbye to Bucharest and set your GPS to Pantelimon. 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 30 min. Upon reaching Pantelimon, unwind, observe, and explore. The best things to do, see, and eat are waiting for you.

Seize the day by visiting some of the best attractions in the area, like Pasărea monastery. This extraordinary orthodox monastery‎ has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars from 3,665 visitors.

After soaking in Pasărea’s unique atmosphere, jump into the car with a full heart and drive in the direction of your next destination: Constanta. Expect your car journey to take a minimum of 2 hours 12 min. When you arrive in Constanta, it's time to take a break from the road.

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

Reserve your spot at Souvlaki Bar, a popular local restaurant in Constanta. This culinary hotspot and its flavorful dishes have left a lasting impression on guests. Its dedication to culinary mastery is reflected by its 4.5 out of 5-star rating from 1,589 satisfied guests.

Make it a priority to experience Doors Club during your stay in Constanta. This popular local restaurant offers an unparalleled menu, with a rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 1,254 discerning guests.

Explore the culinary wonders of Zig Zag Pub, a popular local gem in Constanta. Its enticing menu promises a journey through flavors that will leave a lasting impression. Renowned for its impeccable service, it boasts a 4.4 out of 5-star rating from 925 satisfied guests.

When you’ve finished dinner and you’re in the mood for a drink, we recommend visiting one of the best bars in Constanta. Barissimo offers plenty of drink options for every taste and budget. Around 820 customers have given this bar an overall rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars.

Alternatively, go to a bar that locals recommend, like Phoenix. This bar is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,092 customers.

If you're looking for something else, check out Rock Halle. This bar is one of the best places to enjoy a drink and has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 753 customers.

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 8

Day 8 – Constanta - departure day

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  • Capitoline Wolf
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Day 8 of your road trip in Romania is your departure day. This is your chance to catch a last glimpse of Constanta 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 Constanta’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.

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

You’ll then say farewell to Constanta. 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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