Affordable 12-Day Relaxed Romania Road Trip Vacation from Timișoara to Sibiu and Cluj Napoca

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Duration
12 days & 11 nights
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Jan. - Dec.
Hotel
11 nights included
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12 days included
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Description

Sit back and enjoy a relaxed 12-day road trip in Romania with this laid-back self-drive vacation.

This self-drive package allows you to immerse in the local culture as you travel through the picture-perfect landscapes in Romania at a relaxed pace. Make yourself at home at top-rated hotels and stay 5 nights in Timișoara, 4 nights in Sibiu, and 2 nights in Cluj-Napoca. Finally, taste the local food and enjoy a refreshing drink at the most popular restaurants and bars along your road trip route in Romania.

Experience an easy 12-day self-drive tour across Romania with this carefully arranged travel plan. We’ll help you from the beginning to the end of your vacation in Romania so you can leave with the best road trip memories.

Freedom of choice is key to a relaxing road trip in Romania. For your self-drive vacation, we’ll offer you a selection of the best rental vehicles with CDW insurance. Upon arrival in Timișoara, you’ll collect your rental car of choice. From there, you’ll begin your 12-day journey across Romania and discover its unique culture, history, and diverse scenery.

You’ll choose among the best hotels and places to stay in Romania. Each stop offers top-notch comfort and unique charm, designed to help you unwind and enjoy your journey. Rest assured, we’ll always offer you accommodations that fit your budget and needs, ensuring a seamless and enjoyable travel experience throughout Romania.

We’ll introduce you to some of the best travel destinations in Romania. This relaxed road trip features the stunning Prislop Monastery in Hațeg. Another highlight of this self-drive tour is the captivating Castelul Corvinilor (Corvins' Castle).

Traveling leisurely through Romania means you could spend as much time as you want at the magnificent Salina Turda. With this travel plan, you could also soak in the atmosphere of the memorable Central Park Simion Bărnuțiu. Get close to the spectacular Dumbrava Sibiului Natural Park and the wonderful The Bridge of Lies. You’ll have plenty of time to take in each attraction's unique features, learn its unique history, and appreciate it to the fullest.

Between sightseeing, you can make the most of your downtime and join a popular tour in Romania. Tours offer a special way of discovering what else Romania has to offer.

This relaxed road trip also gives you plenty of time to stroll through Romania's shopping hotspots. Here you can visit shops, discover the locals’ way of life, or try various specialties. Check out all the souvenirs and gifts you can buy in the area and bring home a piece of the country that will remind you of your relaxing vacation in Romania.

By the end of your 12-day road trip through Romania, you’ll return home feeling refreshed and enriched by your experience. You’ll have many stories about your pleasant and relaxed road trip vacation in Romania and memories to cherish forever.

This self-drive vacation package includes everything you need for a stress-free, easy road trip through Romania. You’ll have a cozy place to stay for 11 nights, with a selection of top-rated breakfast and restaurant options nearby. We'll also provide you with the best car rental you can use throughout the 12 days of your self-drive road trip in Romania. On top of all that, you also have the option to add flights to your travel plan and personalize each day of your itinerary by adding tours and tickets.

This self-drive package includes 24/7 travel support and a step-by-step guide. You can access the guide at any point of your journey through our mobile app, where you can also keep and organize your travel documents.

Spend an amazing 12-day vacation in Romania and get to know more about this fantastic destination. Choose your travel dates and plan a laid-back and relaxed road trip in Romania today!

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Included

Hotel, 11 nights
Rental car, 12 days
CDW Insurance
Step-by-step guide
Personal travel agent
24/7 travel support

Destinations

Photo of the Small Square piata mica, the second fortified square in the medieval Upper town of Sibiu city, Romania.Sibiu / 4 nights
Cluj Napoca upperview.Cluj-Napoca / 2 nights
Deva - city in RomaniaDeva
Hunedoara - city in RomaniaHunedoara
Rupea
Nicula
Turda - city in RomaniaTurda
Hateg - city in RomaniaHateg
Photo of aerial view of the old Timisoara city center, Romania.Timișoara / 5 nights
Drăguș
Stațiunea Climaterică Sâmbăta

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Castelul Corvinilor, Hunedoara, RomaniaCastelul Corvinilor (Corvins' Castle)
Photo of Salt Mine Salina Turda in Romania.Salina Turda
Photo of Prislop monastery in Romania.Prislop Monastery
Parcul Central Simion Bărnuțiu, Cluj-Napoca, Cluj Metropolitan Area, Cluj, RomaniaCentral Park Simion Bărnuțiu
Photo of Dumbrava Sibiului Natural Park, Sibiu, Romania.Dumbrava Sibiului Natural Park
Podul MinciunilorThe Bridge of Lies
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
The Large Square, Sibiu, RomaniaThe Large Square
Grădina Botanică Alexandru Borza, Cluj-Napoca, Cluj Metropolitan Area, Cluj, RomaniaAlexandru Borza Botanical Garden
Sibiu Zoological Garden
ASTRA Museum
Cetățuia Park
Photo of Aerial view to the Deva fortress. Romania .Fortress of Deva
Photo of Medieval fortress in the town of Rupea, RomaniaRupea Citadel
Photo of Beautiful view of Sambata de Sus church, orthodox monastery near Brasov County, Romania.Sâmbăta de Sus Monastery
Photo of Beautiful cloudy sunset over Union Square - Piata Unirii Timisoara. Aerial view from Timisoara taken by a professional drone .Unirii Square
Photo of Floral clock decoration in Roses Park Timisoara, Romania.Roses Park, Timișoara
Photo of  Aerial view of the Union Square ,Timisoara ,Romania .Piața Unirii
Liberty Square, Timișoara, Timiș, RomaniaLibertății Square in Timișoara
Orthodox Metropolitan Cathedral, Timișoara, Timiș, RomaniaOrthodox Metropolitan Cathedral
Ion Creangă Children's Park
Iuliu Hațieganu Sports Park
Photo of Traditional old romanian house at the Banat village museum, Romania.Banat Village Museum, Timișoara
Photo of Sibiu cityscape with Holy Trinity Cathedral in Transylvania, Romania.Holy Trinity Cathedral
Citadel Park
Students' Cultural House, Cluj-Napoca, Cluj Metropolitan Area, Cluj, RomaniaStudents' Cultural House
Astra Park, Sibiu, RomaniaAstra Park
Botanic Park, Timișoara, Timiș, RomaniaBotanic Park
Nicula Monastery, Cluj, RomaniaNicula Monastery
Assumption Cathedral, Cluj-Napoca, Cluj Metropolitan Area, Cluj, RomaniaAssumption Cathedral
Photo of Theresia Bastion ,Timisoara ,Romania .Theresia Bastion
Ethnographic Park Romulus Vuia, R-3277038, R-11320929, R-91733, R-90689Ethnographic Park Romulus Vuia
Turnul SfatuluiTurnul Sfatului
Cazino
Parcul Uzinei
Izvorul Părintelui Arsenie Boca
Photo of Alpinet Park Timișoara , Romania .Alpinet Park
Regina Maria Park, Timișoara, Timiș, RomaniaRegina Maria Park
Bucovina Park
Clăbucet Park, Timișoara, Timiș, RomaniaClăbucet Park
The Thick Tower, Sibiu State Philharmonic, Thalia Hall., Sibiu, RomaniaThe Thick Tower, Sibiu State Philharmonic, Thalia Hall
Magyarok Nagyasszonya Temesvar Millenium Church, Timișoara, Timiș, RomaniaMagyarok Nagyasszonya Temesvar Millenium Church
Mihai Vodă Monastery

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Day 1

Day 1 – Timișoara - arrival day

  • Timișoara - Arrival day
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Your slow-paced and relaxed road trip through Romania begins when you reach Timișoara, where you’ll stay for a total of 5 nights.

Timișoara is an outstanding hub for culture, comfort, and exploration.

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. Take your pick and make it your home during your leisurely tour of the city.

Exploring the food culture in Timișoara offers you an exciting chance to connect with locals and experience diversity along your relaxed road trip. When you’re ready to eat, we recommend you visit one of the best dining spots in the city.

An excellent example is Rivière Brasserie. This restaurant offers a menu of comforting meals and is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 2,839 customers.

Neața Omelette Bistro serves great food and is a favorite among hungry travelers and locals. This popular restaurant in Timișoara has a rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 2,131 reviews.

Cafeneaua Verde is another one of the city’s best restaurants. With an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 1,885 customers, Cafeneaua Verde is sure to provide you with an unforgettable dining experience.

If you’re curious about what Timișoara looks like at night, a trip to some of the best bars near your accommodation is what you need next. Experience the local nightlife at Scârț, a Chill Place, our top recommendation in the city. Customers have rated this bar an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars in 1,675 reviews.

The 80's Pub offers a variety of refreshing drinks and is one of the best places to relax in Timișoara. This well-known city bar is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 2,176 customers.

Locals like unwinding at Csíki Beer House. This bar has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 562 customers and is a perfect place for socializing.

Free your mind of worries and enjoy your first taste of relaxation in Romania! Expect more to come as you continue this laid-back and relaxed road trip in Romania!

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Day 2

Day 2 – Timișoara

  • Timișoara
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Drive 8 km, 25 min

  • Clăbucet Park
  • Alpinet Park
  • Orthodox Metropolitan Cathedral
  • Roses Park, Timișoara
  • Victory Square
  • More

On day 2 of your relaxed road trip across Romania, you'll explore the best attractions in Timișoara at your own pace and immerse in the city's unique local culture. Today's laid-back tour features some of the best restaurants and bars in Timișoara, where you can sample some delicious local food.

The accommodation you’ll be staying at for another 4 nights will be conveniently located close to several attractions, like the famous Clăbucet Park. This incredible park has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 1,214 travelers.

Make the most of your slow-paced travel adventure in Romania by seeing another popular site in Timișoara, the wonderful Alpinet Park. This park is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,214 travelers.

You can then move on to the incredible Orthodox Metropolitan Cathedral. This church has received an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 6,007 visitors.

Another stop you might want to add to your self-drive itinerary is the remarkable Roses Park, Timișoara. This rose garden is sought after by many travelers from around the world. The popular attraction has received 4.5 out of 5 stars from 8,649 visitors.

If you want to discover more, consider stopping by the famous Victory Square. This amazing site is a wonderful square with more than 20,236 wanderlust-filled travelers rating it an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars.

Get a dose of thrill, excitement, and inspiration on day 2 of your unhurried and relaxed road trip in Romania. Check out the tours and tickets you can add to your Timișoara itinerary and feel all the emotions in this wonderful city. Add a highly recommended tour to your vacation package now and make this refreshing new day of your self-drive through Romania extra special!

After a long day exploring the popular attractions in the city, it’s time to sample the different kinds of mouthwatering foods served at the best restaurants in Timișoara. One of our top recommendations includes a selection of delicious meals on its menu, Massimo. This place is a local favorite and has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 2,963 customers.

You may also try the variety of dishes served at The Drunken Rat Pub, which is an excellent choice if you want a nice place to eat near your accommodation. The Drunken Rat Pub is rated 4.6 stars out of 5 by 2,371 customers.

You can also eat at the highly recommended Paradisul Piraților. This amazing restaurant has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 919 food lovers.

After finishing your meal, it’s time to experience the amazing nightlife in Timișoara and unwind at the coolest bars in the city. Drink the night away and celebrate this day of your relaxed road trip at the popular D'arc pe mal. This vibrant bar is rated 4.6 out of 5 stars by 1,615 customers.

If you want to try a different bar, check out the popular Joy Pub. Rated 4.6 out of 5 stars by 917 customers, this bar is a great place to try some excellent liquor.

Another recommendation you shouldn’t miss is Irish Public House. Drink up and relax in this amazing bar that serves different kinds of alcoholic beverages and cocktail drinks. Irish Public House has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,181 bar goers.

Enjoy the rest of day 2 of your relaxed road trip across Romania, and prepare for another day of unhurried adventure!

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Day 3

Day 3 – Timișoara

  • Timișoara
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Drive 8 km, 31 min

  • Bucovina Park
  • Botanic Park
  • Piața Unirii
  • Libertății Square in Timișoara
  • Theresia Bastion
  • More

On day 3 of your relaxed road trip across Romania, you'll explore the best attractions in Timișoara at your own pace and immerse in the city's unique local culture. Today's laid-back tour features some of the best restaurants and bars in Timișoara, where you can sample some delicious local food.

The accommodation you’ll be staying at for another 3 nights will be conveniently located close to several attractions, like the famous Bucovina Park. This incredible park has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 1,282 travelers.

Make the most of your slow-paced travel adventure in Romania by seeing another popular site in Timișoara, the wonderful Botanic Park. This park is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,282 travelers.

You can then move on to the incredible piața Unirii. This square has received an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 8,611 visitors.

Another stop you might want to add to your self-drive itinerary is the remarkable Libertății Square in Timișoara. This square is sought after by many travelers from around the world. The popular attraction has received 4.6 out of 5 stars from 7,609 visitors.

If you want to discover more, consider stopping by the famous Theresia Bastion. This amazing site is a wonderful architectural structure with more than 2,823 wanderlust-filled travelers rating it an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Get a dose of thrill, excitement, and inspiration on day 3 of your unhurried and relaxed road trip in Romania. Check out the tours and tickets you can add to your Timișoara itinerary and feel all the emotions in this wonderful city. Add a highly recommended tour to your vacation package now and make this refreshing new day of your self-drive through Romania extra special!

After a long day exploring the popular attractions in the city, it’s time to sample the different kinds of mouthwatering foods served at the best restaurants in Timișoara. One of our top recommendations includes a selection of delicious meals on its menu, Restaurant Sabres. This place is a local favorite and has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 1,657 customers.

You may also try the variety of dishes served at The Scotland Yard, which is an excellent choice if you want a nice place to eat near your accommodation. The Scotland Yard is rated 4.6 stars out of 5 by 1,842 customers.

You can also eat at the highly recommended Muzeul Consumatorului Comunist. This amazing restaurant has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 790 food lovers.

After finishing your meal, it’s time to experience the amazing nightlife in Timișoara and unwind at the coolest bars in the city.

Drink up and relax in this amazing bar that serves different kinds of alcoholic beverages and cocktail drinks.

Enjoy the rest of day 3 of your relaxed road trip across Romania, and prepare for another day of unhurried adventure!

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Day 4

Day 4 – Timișoara

  • Timișoara
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Drive 12 km, 35 min

  • Ion Creangă Children's Park
  • Regina Maria Park
  • Magyarok Nagyasszonya Temesvar Millenium Church
  • Parcul Uzinei
  • Banat Village Museum, Timișoara
  • More

On day 4 of your relaxed road trip across Romania, you'll explore the best attractions in Timișoara at your own pace and immerse in the city's unique local culture. Today's laid-back tour features some of the best restaurants and bars in Timișoara, where you can sample some delicious local food.

The accommodation you’ll be staying at for another 2 nights will be conveniently located close to several attractions, like the famous Ion Creangă Children's Park. This incredible park has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 5,333 travelers.

Make the most of your slow-paced travel adventure in Romania by seeing another popular site in Timișoara, the wonderful Regina Maria Park. This park is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 5,333 travelers.

You can then move on to the incredible Magyarok Nagyasszonya Temesvar Millenium Church. This church has received an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 737 visitors.

Another stop you might want to add to your self-drive itinerary is the remarkable Parcul Uzinei. This park is sought after by many travelers from around the world. The popular attraction has received 4.4 out of 5 stars from 1,720 visitors.

If you want to discover more, consider stopping by the famous Banat Village Museum, Timișoara. This amazing site is a wonderful architectural structure with more than 5,019 wanderlust-filled travelers rating it an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Get a dose of thrill, excitement, and inspiration on day 4 of your unhurried and relaxed road trip in Romania. Check out the tours and tickets you can add to your Timișoara itinerary and feel all the emotions in this wonderful city. Add a highly recommended tour to your vacation package now and make this refreshing new day of your self-drive through Romania extra special!

After a long day exploring the popular attractions in the city, it’s time to sample the different kinds of mouthwatering foods served at the best restaurants in Timișoara. One of our top recommendations includes a selection of delicious meals on its menu, Vineri 15. This place is a local favorite and has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 2,491 customers.

You may also try the variety of dishes served at Papa Sam, which is an excellent choice if you want a nice place to eat near your accommodation. Papa Sam is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by 3,043 customers.

You can also eat at the highly recommended Dinar Restaurant. This amazing restaurant has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 2,177 food lovers.

After finishing your meal, it’s time to experience the amazing nightlife in Timișoara and unwind at the coolest bars in the city.

Drink up and relax in this amazing bar that serves different kinds of alcoholic beverages and cocktail drinks.

Enjoy the rest of day 4 of your relaxed road trip across Romania, and prepare for another day of unhurried adventure!

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Day 5

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

  • Sibiu
  • Deva
  • Hunedoara
  • Hateg
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Drive 347 km, 4 hours 53 min

  • Fortress of Deva
  • Castelul Corvinilor (Corvins' Castle)
  • Prislop Monastery
  • More

Day 5 of your easy and relaxed road trip through Romania gives you the opportunity to travel leisurely and experience two places in one day. You will start your day by exploring some of the best sights in the city of Deva. By the end of the day, you’ll drive in the direction of the city of Sibiu, where you’ll stay at a top-rated hotel of your choice for 4 nights.

When you’re ready to head to your first attraction of the day, the wonderful Fortress of Deva is waiting for you. This castle has been rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 11,127 visitors.

Make the most of your relaxed road trip vacation by joining activities and tours that let you discover what else Deva has in store for you. There are many top-rated experiences you can include in your travel plan to add flavor to your relaxed road trip in Romania. Browse all of your options and reserve your slot before our favorites get fully booked.

Turn on some soothing tunes in the car because it’s now time to drive to the city of Sibiu. In Sibiu, you can choose among the best hotels and places to rest and recharge to complement your relaxed road trip experience in Romania.

After a long day of driving and exploring along your relaxed road trip route, sitting down for a well-cooked restaurant meal in Hunedoara is an excellent idea.

A popular restaurant we recommend you try is Grădina Restaurant, one of the best restaurants in Hunedoara. With a lovely menu and an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 1,707 customers, you can’t go wrong with choosing Grădina Restaurant.

Locals also recommend Casa Frieda as one of the top restaurants in the area. So if you’re feeling hungry, don’t forget to check out the menu at Casa Frieda as well. This local-favorite restaurant is rated an average of 4.2 out of 5 stars by 5,294 customers.

If you feel like having something else, you could also book a table at Cafe Wien. Cafe Wien is another of the most popular places to eat in Hunedoara. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 2,020 customers.

Take a stroll around the area, head back to your accommodation for the night, or continue your evening at one of the best-rated bars in the city.

If you would like to celebrate your vacation with a drink, we recommend going to a place like Imperium Pub. Imperium Pub is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 594 customers and is one of the best bars you can visit tonight.

Another lively bar worth checking out tonight is Joyme Pub. This is the perfect place to enjoy a couple of drinks if you want to continue your celebrations. The average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,000 customers gives you an idea of what to expect from this bar.

Alternatively, head to Naf Naf. This popular bar will bring up your mood and give you a good ending to your night. Naf Naf is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 556 customers.

Raise your glass in celebration and anticipation of your memorable and relaxing road trip adventure through Romania!

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Day 6

Day 6 – Sibiu, Drăguș, Stațiunea Climaterică Sâmbăta, and Rupea

  • Sibiu
  • Drăguș
  • Stațiunea Climaterică Sâmbăta
  • Rupea
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Drive 277 km, 4 hours 30 min

  • Izvorul Părintelui Arsenie Boca
  • Sâmbăta de Sus Monastery
  • Rupea Citadel
  • More

On day 6 of your relaxed road trip across Romania, you’ll explore the area around Drăguș, where you’ll be staying for another 3 nights. With so many fun and inspiring experiences to offer, a tour of Drăguș will make you fall even more in love with the city and uniqueness of Romania.

One of the city’s best travel destinations is a fascinating place of worship, the stunning Izvorul Părintelui Arsenie Boca. Around 1,623 visitors rated their experience at this well-known attraction an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars.

Gain a one-of-a-kind experience on your unhurried and relaxed road trip across Romania by joining a traveler-approved tour in Drăguș. Tours offer an opportunity to get to know more about Drăguș and the unique culture of the country.

There are so many fun and eye-opening activities to try out in Drăguș that will make your self-drive tour in Romania more memorable. Check out all the most recommended and top-rated tour options in the city of Drăguș to find the best options for you!

After satisfying your wanderlust, you’ll head to your accommodation in the city of Sibiu for some rest and relaxation. Immerse yourself in the local food culture of Romania by eating at one of the best restaurants in Sibiu.

With an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 3,321 customers, the dining experience Restaurant Hermania offers is the perfect complement to your relaxed road trip in Romania.

Ursus Cotton Pub is another pleasant place to eat in Sibiu. This restaurant offers a menu of delectable dishes and is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,374 customers.

If you’re looking for a restaurant that locals enjoy, check out Restaurant Prima and try their flavorful menu. This local favorite has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 1,932 customers.

When you’re in the mood for an after-dinner drink, visit one of the best bars in the city. At St. Andrew's Scottish Pub, you can relax or make friends with locals and fellow travelers. This bar in Sibiu is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 865 customers.

You can also unwind and enjoy a few drinks at Music Pub, another well-known bar in Sibiu. Customers have rated this city bar an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars in 2,373 reviews.

Another top-rated bar with a unique vibe is The Corner Factory pub & more. Rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,000 customers, The Corner Factory pub & more is one of the best places to end a laid-back tour of Sibiu.

Get cozy and have fun because this is what your relaxed road trip in Romania is all about!

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Day 7

Day 7 – Sibiu

  • Sibiu
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Drive 17 km, 42 min

  • Dumbrava Sibiului Natural Park
  • ASTRA Museum
  • Holy Trinity Cathedral
  • The Bridge of Lies
  • Turnul Sfatului
  • More

On day 7 of your relaxed road trip across Romania, you'll explore the best attractions in Sibiu at your own pace and immerse in the city's unique local culture. Today's laid-back tour features some of the best restaurants and bars in Sibiu, where you can sample some delicious local food.

The accommodation you’ll be staying at for another 2 nights will be conveniently located close to several attractions, like the famous Dumbrava Sibiului Natural Park. This incredible protected area has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 21,831 travelers.

Make the most of your slow-paced travel adventure in Romania by seeing another popular site in Sibiu, the wonderful ASTRA Museum. This museum is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 21,831 travelers.

You can then move on to the incredible Holy Trinity Cathedral. This eastern orthodox cathedral has received an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 4,676 visitors.

Get a dose of thrill, excitement, and inspiration on day 7 of your unhurried and relaxed road trip in Romania. Check out the tours and tickets you can add to your Sibiu itinerary and feel all the emotions in this wonderful city. Add a highly recommended tour to your vacation package now and make this refreshing new day of your self-drive through Romania extra special!

After a long day exploring the popular attractions in the city, it’s time to sample the different kinds of mouthwatering foods served at the best restaurants in Sibiu. One of our top recommendations includes a selection of delicious meals on its menu, Faust Sibiu. This place is a local favorite and has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 370 customers.

You may also try the variety of dishes served at La Cuptor, which is an excellent choice if you want a nice place to eat near your accommodation. La Cuptor is rated 4.6 stars out of 5 by 2,526 customers.

You can also eat at the highly recommended Tango Restaurant & Pub. This amazing restaurant has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 930 food lovers.

After finishing your meal, it’s time to experience the amazing nightlife in Sibiu and unwind at the coolest bars in the city. Drink the night away and celebrate this day of your relaxed road trip at the popular Wine Not? This vibrant bar is rated 4.8 out of 5 stars by 242 customers.

If you want to try a different bar, check out the popular Maya Lounge & Bar. Rated 4.3 out of 5 stars by 277 customers, this bar is a great place to try some excellent liquor.

Drink up and relax in this amazing bar that serves different kinds of alcoholic beverages and cocktail drinks.

Enjoy the rest of day 7 of your relaxed road trip across Romania, and prepare for another day of unhurried adventure!

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Day 8

Day 8 – Sibiu

  • Sibiu
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Drive 13 km, 36 min

  • The Large Square
  • The Thick Tower, Sibiu State Philharmonic, Thalia Hall
  • Citadel Park
  • Astra Park
  • Sibiu Zoological Garden
  • More

On day 8 of your relaxed road trip across Romania, you'll explore the best attractions in Sibiu at your own pace and immerse in the city's unique local culture. Today's laid-back tour features some of the best restaurants and bars in Sibiu, where you can sample some delicious local food.

The accommodation you’ll be staying at for another 1 night will be conveniently located close to several attractions, like the famous The Large Square. This incredible must-see tourist destination has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 16,200 travelers.

Make the most of your slow-paced travel adventure in Romania by seeing another popular site in Sibiu, the wonderful The Thick Tower, Sibiu State Philharmonic, Thalia Hall. This must-see tourist destination is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 16,200 travelers.

You can then move on to the incredible Citadel Park. This park has received an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 4,594 visitors.

Another stop you might want to add to your self-drive itinerary is the remarkable Astra Park. This park is sought after by many travelers from around the world. The popular attraction has received 4.5 out of 5 stars from 4,365 visitors.

Get a dose of thrill, excitement, and inspiration on day 8 of your unhurried and relaxed road trip in Romania. Check out the tours and tickets you can add to your Sibiu itinerary and feel all the emotions in this wonderful city. Add a highly recommended tour to your vacation package now and make this refreshing new day of your self-drive through Romania extra special!

After a long day exploring the popular attractions in the city, it’s time to sample the different kinds of mouthwatering foods served at the best restaurants in Sibiu. One of our top recommendations includes a selection of delicious meals on its menu, Play Off Lounge & Bar. This place is a local favorite and has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,039 customers.

You may also try the variety of dishes served at Atrium, which is an excellent choice if you want a nice place to eat near your accommodation. Atrium is rated 4.3 stars out of 5 by 1,162 customers.

You can also eat at the highly recommended Hanul din Tulgheș. This amazing restaurant has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 2,057 food lovers.

After finishing your meal, it’s time to experience the amazing nightlife in Sibiu and unwind at the coolest bars in the city.

Drink up and relax in this amazing bar that serves different kinds of alcoholic beverages and cocktail drinks.

Enjoy the rest of day 8 of your relaxed road trip across Romania, and prepare for another day of unhurried adventure!

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Day 9

Day 9 – Sibiu, Turda, Nicula, and Cluj Napoca

  • Cluj-Napoca
  • Turda
  • Nicula
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Drive 290 km, 4 hours 6 min

  • Mihai Vodă Monastery
  • Salina Turda
  • Nicula Monastery
  • More

Day 9 of your easy and relaxed road trip through Romania gives you the opportunity to travel leisurely and experience two places in one day. You will start your day by exploring some of the best sights in the city of Turda. By the end of the day, you’ll drive in the direction of the city of Cluj Napoca, where you’ll stay at a top-rated hotel of your choice for 2 nights.

When you’re ready to head to your first attraction of the day, the wonderful Mihai Vodă Monastery is waiting for you. This place of worship has been rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 660 visitors.

The next stop on your road trip vacation is Salina Turda. This unique salt mine is a highly recommended place to visit, rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 27,771 visitors.

Make the most of your relaxed road trip vacation by joining activities and tours that let you discover what else Turda has in store for you. There are many top-rated experiences you can include in your travel plan to add flavor to your relaxed road trip in Romania. Browse all of your options and reserve your slot before our favorites get fully booked.

Turn on some soothing tunes in the car because it’s now time to drive to the city of Cluj Napoca. In Cluj Napoca, you can choose among the best hotels and places to rest and recharge to complement your relaxed road trip experience in Romania.

After a long day of driving and exploring along your relaxed road trip route, sitting down for a well-cooked restaurant meal in Nicula is an excellent idea.

A popular restaurant we recommend you try is Roata, one of the best restaurants in Nicula. With a lovely menu and an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 3,229 customers, you can’t go wrong with choosing Roata.

Locals also recommend Jaxx as one of the top restaurants in the area. So if you’re feeling hungry, don’t forget to check out the menu at Jaxx as well. This local-favorite restaurant is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 2,258 customers.

If you feel like having something else, you could also book a table at Casa Maramureșeană. Casa Maramureșeană is another of the most popular places to eat in Nicula. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 1,549 customers.

Take a stroll around the area, head back to your accommodation for the night, or continue your evening at one of the best-rated bars in the city.

If you would like to celebrate your vacation with a drink, we recommend going to a place like Yolka. Yolka is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 725 customers and is one of the best bars you can visit tonight.

Another lively bar worth checking out tonight is Hardward Pub (Hard Club). This is the perfect place to enjoy a couple of drinks if you want to continue your celebrations. The average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 1,016 customers gives you an idea of what to expect from this bar.

Alternatively, head to Che Guevara Social Pub. This popular bar will bring up your mood and give you a good ending to your night. Che Guevara Social Pub is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 2,589 customers.

Raise your glass in celebration and anticipation of your memorable and relaxing road trip adventure through Romania!

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Day 10

Day 10 – Cluj Napoca

  • Cluj-Napoca
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Drive 14 km, 38 min

  • Iuliu Hațieganu Sports Park
  • Cazino
  • Central Park Simion Bărnuțiu
  • Cetățuia Park
  • Ethnographic Park Romulus Vuia
  • More

On day 10 of your relaxed road trip across Romania, you'll explore the best attractions in Cluj Napoca at your own pace and immerse in the city's unique local culture. Today's laid-back tour features some of the best restaurants and bars in Cluj Napoca, where you can sample some delicious local food.

The accommodation you’ll be staying at for another 1 night will be conveniently located close to several attractions, like the famous Iuliu Hațieganu Sports Park. This incredible park has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 4,719 travelers.

Make the most of your slow-paced travel adventure in Romania by seeing another popular site in Cluj Napoca, the wonderful Casino - Centrul de Cultură Urbană. This top-tier point of interest is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 4,719 travelers.

You can then move on to the incredible Central Park Simion Bărnuțiu. This park has received an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 21,937 visitors.

Another stop you might want to add to your self-drive itinerary is the remarkable Cetățuia Park. This park is sought after by many travelers from around the world. The popular attraction has received 4.6 out of 5 stars from 11,462 visitors.

If you want to discover more, consider stopping by the famous Ethnographic Park Romulus Vuia. This amazing site is a wonderful open-air museum with more than 2,636 wanderlust-filled travelers rating it an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars.

Get a dose of thrill, excitement, and inspiration on day 10 of your unhurried and relaxed road trip in Romania. Check out the tours and tickets you can add to your Cluj Napoca itinerary and feel all the emotions in this wonderful city. Add a highly recommended tour to your vacation package now and make this refreshing new day of your self-drive through Romania extra special!

After a long day exploring the popular attractions in the city, it’s time to sample the different kinds of mouthwatering foods served at the best restaurants in Cluj Napoca. One of our top recommendations includes a selection of delicious meals on its menu, Restaurant Valachia. This place is a local favorite and has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 2,385 customers.

You may also try the variety of dishes served at Maimuța Plângătoare, which is an excellent choice if you want a nice place to eat near your accommodation. Maimuța Plângătoare is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by 2,312 customers.

You can also eat at the highly recommended Charlie. This amazing restaurant has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,712 food lovers.

After finishing your meal, it’s time to experience the amazing nightlife in Cluj Napoca and unwind at the coolest bars in the city. Drink the night away and celebrate this day of your relaxed road trip at the popular London Pub. This vibrant bar is rated 4.4 out of 5 stars by 734 customers.

If you want to try a different bar, check out the popular Shto. Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars by 980 customers, this bar is a great place to try some excellent liquor.

Another recommendation you shouldn’t miss is Shadow Cafe-Bar. Drink up and relax in this amazing bar that serves different kinds of alcoholic beverages and cocktail drinks. Shadow Cafe-Bar has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 2,086 bar goers.

Enjoy the rest of day 10 of your relaxed road trip across Romania, and prepare for another day of unhurried adventure!

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Day 11

Day 11 – Cluj Napoca and Timișoara

  • Timișoara
  • Cluj-Napoca
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Drive 314 km, 3 hours 42 min

  • Assumption Cathedral
  • Unirii Square
  • Students' Cultural House
  • Alexandru Borza Botanical Garden
  • More

Day 11 of your easy and relaxed road trip through Romania gives you the opportunity to travel leisurely and experience two places in one day. You will start your day by exploring some of the best sights in the city of Cluj Napoca. By the end of the day, you’ll drive in the direction of the city of Timișoara, where you’ll stay at a top-rated hotel of your choice for 1 night.

When you’re ready to head to your first attraction of the day, the wonderful "Dormition of the Mother of God" Metropolitan Cathedral is waiting for you. This church has been rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 2,669 visitors.

The next stop on your road trip vacation is Students' Cultural House. This unique must-see tourist destination is a highly recommended place to visit, rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 4,473 visitors.

Don’t forget to make a stop at the incredible Alexandru Borza Botanical Garden. With an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 16,157 visitors, this park is one of the top sights to visit in the area.

Make the most of your relaxed road trip vacation by joining activities and tours that let you discover what else Cluj Napoca has in store for you. There are many top-rated experiences you can include in your travel plan to add flavor to your relaxed road trip in Romania. Browse all of your options and reserve your slot before our favorites get fully booked.

Turn on some soothing tunes in the car because it’s now time to drive to the city of Timișoara. In Timișoara, you can choose among the best hotels and places to rest and recharge to complement your relaxed road trip experience in Romania.

With a lovely menu and an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 931 customers, you can’t go wrong with choosing MGM Bastion Pub & Food.

Locals also recommend Locanda Del Corso as one of the top restaurants in the area. So if you’re feeling hungry, don’t forget to check out the menu at Locanda Del Corso as well. This local-favorite restaurant is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,784 customers.

If you feel like having something else, you could also book a table at NARU. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 852 customers.

This is the perfect place to enjoy a couple of drinks if you want to continue your celebrations.

This popular bar will bring up your mood and give you a good ending to your night.

Raise your glass in celebration and anticipation of your memorable and relaxing road trip adventure through Romania!

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Day 12

Day 12 – Timișoara - departure day

  • Timișoara - Departure day
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Day 12 of your relaxed road trip in Romania is your departure day. If you have a flight to catch, you’ll drop off your rental car well in advance before your departure. Choose a late flight to enjoy a stress-free last day in Timișoara.

Depending on when you need to leave, you might be able to fit in some sightseeing or shopping. Embrace the beauty of Timișoara once more and find some souvenirs to help you remember your time in the city. To end your relaxing road trip in Romania on top, we recommend visiting some of the following attractions.

Unwind and look back at the past 12 days of your relaxed road trip over a bite to eat. This is your chance to enjoy one last traditional meal in Timișoara or just grab something light to keep you going.

Check out the menu at Marele Restaurant Chinezesc. Dining at Marele Restaurant Chinezesc is one of the best food experiences you can have in Timișoara. This popular restaurant is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 2,207 customers.

Another top recommendation in Timișoara is Sky Restaurant. If you go to Sky Restaurant, you can expect delicious food, a nice ambiance, and great service. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 708 customers.

Alternatively, you could also go to a place like Biofresh. If you haven’t yet, a trip to Biofresh is your opportunity to have a lovely meal before leaving the city. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 1,119 customers.

Give yourself enough time to wave goodbye to Timișoara and begin your journey home. The unforgettable experiences you’ve collected along your 12-day relaxed road trip in Romania is a story you will tell for the rest of your life.

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