Cheap 13-Day Romania Road Trip from Sibiu to Brasov, Targu Mures, Cluj Napoca, Oradea, Timișoara, and Alba Iulia and surrounding area

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13 days & 12 nights
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Jan. - Dec.
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Bring out the adventurer in you and embark on an exciting 13-day road trip through Romania! Travel to Sibiu, Brasov, Bran, Săcele, Feldioara, Rupea, Sinaia, Sighișoara, Targu Mures, Turda, Cluj Napoca, Bălnaca-Groși, Oradea, Timișoara, Deva, Hunedoara County, Simeria, Alba Iulia, and Cârțișoara with this cheap holiday package!

Explore Romania for less and on your own terms. This customizable and cheap Romania travel package promises an exhilarating 13-day adventure. We'll introduce you to many famous and affordable vacation spots in the country.

Stay comfortably at a top-rated budget hotel for 2 nights in Sibiu, 3 nights in Brasov, 1 night in Targu Mures, 2 nights in Cluj Napoca, 1 night in Oradea, 2 nights in Timișoara, and 1 night in Alba Iulia. Dine with locals at popular restaurants and bars across Romania and get a taste of the people’s hospitality and authentic food. We'll help you have an unforgettable road trip experience in Romania at the lowest price!

On arrival in Sibiu, you'll pick up your rental vehicle. From there, you'll begin your journey to the best and cheapest places to travel to in Romania. Romania offers a wealth of world-class natural and scenic beauty you wouldn't want to miss!

During your cheap holiday in Romania, the choice of accommodation is entirely yours. Enjoy the freedom to select the ideal budget-friendly stay that perfectly matches your needs. Rest assured, your affordable accommodation will provide a welcoming retreat after a day of exploration and discovery.

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 affordable holiday package includes everything you need for a fantastic 13-day vacation in Romania. We'll offer you cheap flights and arrange your hotel reservations for 12 nights. We'll also provide you with the best budget rental car in Romania with CDW insurance.

You can customize your Romania travel plan for a more personalized holiday experience. Choose from popular and competitively-priced tours and tickets in Romania and add your picks to your itinerary. For example, get cheap tour tickets to uncover the stories behind Romania's famous sights. Or, try out some of the most fantastic excursions. There's no better way to add more culture and inspiration to your trip!

Booking this cheap holiday package in Romania offers you many perks. You'll get 24/7 travel support. In addition, you'll have access to a step-by-step guide in our mobile app. Here, you'll find all your travel documents organized in one place.

So what are you waiting for? Enjoy a hassle-free vacation in Romania with this cheap holiday deal! The best and most affordable tours in Romania fill up fast, so book your adventure today!

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Hotel, 12 nights
Rental car, 13 days
CDW Insurance
Step-by-step guide
Personal travel agent
24/7 travel support

Destinations

Bran
Photo of the Small Square piata mica, the second fortified square in the medieval Upper town of Sibiu city, Romania.Sibiu / 2 nights
Cluj Napoca upperview.Cluj-Napoca / 2 nights
Târgu Mureș - city in RomaniaTârgu Mureș / 1 night
Deva - city in RomaniaDeva
Hunedoara - city in RomaniaHunedoara
Rupea
Săcele - city in RomaniaSăcele
Alba Iulia - city in RomaniaAlba County / 1 night
Simeria
Feldioara
Cârțișoara
Turda - city in RomaniaTurda
Sinaia - town in RomaniaSinaia
Brasov - city in RomaniaBrasov / 3 nights
Sighișoara - city in RomaniaSighișoara
Oradea - city in RomaniaOradea / 1 night
Photo of aerial view of the old Timisoara city center, Romania.Timișoara / 2 nights
Bălnaca-Groși

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Photo of aerial view of the medieval Castle of Bran, known for the myth of Dracula, Romania.Bran Castle
Photo of Peles Castle in Sinaia, Romania.Peleș Castle
Castelul Corvinilor, Hunedoara, RomaniaCastelul Corvinilor (Corvins' Castle)
Cetatea Alba Carolina, Alba Iulia, Alba, RomaniaThe Citadel Alba-Carolina
Photo of Salt Mine Salina Turda in Romania.Salina Turda
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
Tâmpa
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
Photo of Dimitrie Ghica Park, Sinaia, Romania.Dimitrie Ghica Park
Oradea Fortress, Oradea, Oradea Metropolitan Area, Bihor, RomaniaOradea Fortress
Photo of Tiger among bushes looking away ,Brasov ,Romania .Brașov Zoo
Photo of Turda gorge Cheile Turzii is a natural reserve with marked trails for hikes on Hasdate River situated near Turda close to Cluj-Napoca, in Transylvania, Romania.Cheile Turzii
Photo of Brasov, Romania, Medieval Council House in the Main Square of the Old Town.Brașov city hall
ASTRA Museum
Cetățuia Park
Photo of Sinaia Monastery on Prahova Valley, Carpathian Mountains, Romania.Sinaia Monastery
Photo of Aerial view to the Deva fortress. Romania .Fortress of Deva
Photo of Medieval fortress in the town of Rupea, RomaniaRupea Citadel
Zoo Tîrgu Mureș
Targu Mures Fortress, Târgu Mureș, Targu Mures Metropolitan Area, Mureș, RomaniaTargu Mures Fortress
Parcul Nicolae Titulescu
Photo of sunset promenade photo at the location called Platoul Cornesti / Somosteto in the town of Tirgu-Mures .Platoul Cornesti
Photo of Floral clock decoration in Roses Park Timisoara, Romania.Roses Park, Timișoara
The Old Town of Timișoara
Turnul cu CeasThe Clock Tower
Oradea Zoo
Photo of  Aerial view of the Union Square ,Timisoara ,Romania .Piața Unirii
Liberty Square, Timișoara, Timiș, RomaniaLibertății Square in Timișoara
Waterfall near the Seven ladders canyon in Piatra Mare (Big Rock)mountains, Romania.Seven Ladders Canyon
Black Eagle Palace, Oradea, Oradea Metropolitan Area, Bihor, RomaniaBlack Eagle Palace
Wind Mill
Balea Waterfall, Cârțișoara, Sibiu, RomaniaBâlea Waterfall
Iuliu Hațieganu Sports Park
Citadel Park
Students' Cultural House, Cluj-Napoca, Cluj Metropolitan Area, Cluj, RomaniaStudents' Cultural House
Astra Park, Sibiu, RomaniaAstra Park
Citadel Park, Deva, Hunedoara, RomaniaCitadel Park
Târgu Mureș Palace of Culture, Târgu Mureș, Targu Mures Metropolitan Area, Mureș, RomaniaTârgu Mureș Palace of Culture
Arboretum Park Simeria
Cetatea Feldioara - Marienburg
Oradea Town Hall
Photo of Moskovits-Miksa Palace in Oradea city, Romania, in summer .Moskovits Palace
Cave Unguru Mare
Reunification Cathedral
Turnul SfatuluiTurnul Sfatului
Cazino
Photo of Brasov cityscape with black cathedral and mountain on backround in Romania .Black Church (Romania)
Photo of Small waterfall near a location called Vadu Crisului , Romania .Vadu Crişului waterfall
Roman-Catholic Cathedral Saint Michael

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Day 1

Day 1 – Sibiu - arrival day

  • Sibiu - Arrival day
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  • Citadel Park
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Your exciting road trip through Romania starts when you reach the incredible city of Sibiu, where you'll stay for 1 night. You'll pick up your rental car in Sibiu and begin your adventure in Romania.

Sibiu is a popular cheap holiday destination in Romania with something to offer every traveler. More than a city in Romania, Sibiu is also a great place to find top-rated budget accommodations. You'll find many of these accommodations close to bustling markets and cultural attractions.

When you're ready to see some sights, Citadel Park is a great place to start. This park is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 4,594 visitors.

As this day progresses, satisfy your hunger and quench your thirst at one of the city's best restaurants and bars. Many restaurants in Sibiu offer good food and drink options at even better prices; the perfect combination for travelers on affordable vacations in Romania.

Treat yourself to a delicious meal at Grădina Restaurant, where every bite is a flavor-packed adventure! With an enticing menu of affordable delights, this spot is a must-visit for foodies on a budget. Another hotspot worth exploring during your cheap getaway is Casa Frieda - a local favorite and a top pick for mouthwatering delights. If you're eager to dine where the locals love, don't miss out on Cafe Wien, where fantastic food and friendly service await!

After dinner, look back into the highlights of today’s adventure and visit one of the best bars in Sibiu, Imperium Pub. Alternatively, visit Joyme Pub, a great place for anyone who is into classic bar drinks. You can also drop by Naf Naf, where you can have drinks, let loose, and socialize.

Enjoy toasting the start of a terrific road trip vacation and a cheap holiday experience in Romania!

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Day 2

Day 2 – Sibiu and Brasov

  • Brasov
  • Sibiu
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Drive 154 km, 2 hours 52 min

  • The Bridge of Lies
  • Turnul Sfatului
  • The Large Square
  • Dumbrava Sibiului Natural Park
  • ASTRA Museum
  • More

On day 2 of your road trip through popular and cheap vacation spots across Romania, you’ll experience 1 charming destinations — Sibiu. How much time you’ll spend in each location is up to you. You’ll end your day in the city of Brasov, where you'll stay for 3 nights.

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

When you’re finished at The Bridge of Lies, head to Turnul Sfatului. This one-of-a-kind point of interest is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars in 2,205 reviews.

Beyond the above-mentioned attractions, you also have the opportunity to visit The Large Square. This point of interest is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 16,200 visitors.

If you’re keen to explore more, then consider a visit to Dumbrava Sibiului Natural Park. This protected area is a much-appreciated attraction with an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 21,831 visitors.

To round off your sightseeing experience, make your way to ASTRA Museum. This famous museum is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 12,206 travelers.

You’ll also have your choice of the best budget-friendly accommodations in the city of Brasov. So when it's time for a break from your adventures in Brasov, relax and restore your energy at any of the following affordable places to stay.

When it's time to eat or savor a refreshing drink, treat yourself to a delightful dining and drinking experience without paying more than necessary. Brasov has restaurants and bars for all budgets, perfect for cheap holiday-goers.

La Birou Bistro offers delicious bites without straining your wallet. For a taste of local cuisine with a twist, venture to Opus 9. Or, try Mado, where reasonable prices and warm hospitality create a welcoming atmosphere for diners seeking a memorable dining experience.

Extend your evening after a delightful meal by visiting Musik Cafe, which offers the perfect atmosphere for a night out. Moreover, Michele Pub is another popular option for a drink or two. Likewise, Kasho Lounge also provides a great ambiance for reminiscing about the day and raising a toast to your vacation.

Cheers for an adventure-filled road trip vacation in Romania! Celebrate this incredible opportunity for an affordable travel experience in the city of Brasov!

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Day 3

Day 3 – Brasov, Bran, Săcele, Feldioara, and Rupea

  • Brasov
  • Bran
  • Săcele
  • Feldioara
  • Rupea
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Drive 222 km, 3 hours 44 min

  • Bran Castle
  • Seven Ladders Canyon
  • Cetatea Feldioara - Marienburg
  • Rupea Citadel
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Ready for day 3 of your road trip vacation in Romania? Discover more of Brasov and beyond on this leg of your journey. Explore more top attractions, dive into new cultures, and enjoy unique experiences. Today is all about maximizing your 2 nights in this vibrant destination!

When you’re ready to jump back into the car and say goodbye to Brasov, you’ll hit the road in the direction of Bran. This drive usually takes around 35 min. When you arrive, enjoy some sightseeing.

Make Bran Castle one of your first sightseeing stops in Bran. Rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 92,558 travelers, a visit to this local attraction makes for a great introduction to the area.

Admire the views and listen to some good music as you drive in the direction of Săcele.

An excellent attraction to start your day with is Seven Ladders Canyon. This canyon is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars in 7,101 reviews.

After soaking in Feldioara’s unique atmosphere, jump into the car with a full heart and drive in the direction of your next destination: Rupea. Expect your car journey to take a minimum of 43 min. When you arrive in Rupea, it's time to take a break from the road.

Make Feldioara Citadel your first stop of the day. Previous visitors have rated this sightseeing destination an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars in 2,937 reviews.

When you’re done exploring for the day, you’ll return to Brasov and your accommodation.

When it's time to eat or savor a refreshing drink, treat yourself to a delightful dining and drinking experience without paying more than necessary. Brasov has restaurants and bars for all budgets, perfect for cheap holiday-goers.

Treat yourself to a delicious meal at Urban Grill, where every bite is a flavor-packed adventure! With an enticing menu of affordable delights, this spot is a must-visit for foodies on a budget. Another hotspot worth exploring during your cheap getaway is Publick - a local favorite and a top pick for mouthwatering delights. If you're eager to dine where the locals love, don't miss out on Bistro Aha, where fantastic food and friendly service await!

Karma Lounge is a great spot where you can enjoy a refreshing drink after an active day. Alternatively, Motor Pub is another excellent place to relax and have a drink or two after a busy day. You might also want to cap the night off at Tipografia, a fascinating bar that offers a unique ambiance and a wide selection of cocktails.

Raise your glass to celebrate your fun and affordable travel experience in the city of Brasov!

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Day 4

Day 4 – Brasov and Sinaia

  • Brasov
  • Sinaia
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Drive 93 km, 2 hours 27 min

  • Peleș Castle
  • Sinaia Monastery
  • Dimitrie Ghica Park
  • Brașov Zoo
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Get ready for another thrilling road trip adventure both in and around Brasov on day 4 of your affordable vacation in Romania. You’ll continue your stay in Brasov for an additional 1 night. Explore more top attractions in Romania, immerse yourself in diverse cultures, and enjoy unique experiences!

When you’re ready for some sightseeing, make your way to Brașov Zoo. This much-appreciated zoo is rated 4.3 out of 5 stars in 14,540 reviews.

As you’ve unraveled the marvels of Brasov, it’s time to gear up for the next part of your road trip adventure. Under favorable conditions, your drive to Sinaia may take around 57 min. Upon your arrival in Sinaia, you’ll be greeted with the opportunity to do some sightseeing and exploring.

Kick off the day at Peleș Castle, a top pick for today’s sightseeing. This castle is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars in 62,325 reviews.

Today is also your chance to visit Sinaia Monastery. Sinaia Monastery is a monastery with an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 11,273 reviews.

Dimitrie Ghica Park is another top attraction we highly recommend you visit today. This park is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 15,547 visitors.

When you’re done exploring the area’s best attractions, you’ll drive back to your accommodation in Brasov.

Savor the mouthwatering delights of Brasov, where top-quality dining experiences blend seamlessly with budget-friendly options. Check out the city's best restaurant and bar options, offering a tantalizing array of flavors to satisfy every palate. Whether you're in the mood for a casual bite or a refreshing cocktail, these spots have something for everyone.

Bistro de l'Arte stands out as a haven for budget-conscious travelers seeking exceptional flavors. Indulge in a delightful array of mouthwatering options. For those craving a casual dining experience, Aftăr Stube offers mouthwatering dishes that are sure to satisfy any palate. Don't miss out on the charming ambiance and diverse menu at Pizzeria della Nonna, where every bite promises a delightful dining experience.

After dinner, look back into the highlights of today’s adventure and visit one of the best bars in Brasov, Home Cocktail Bar. Alternatively, visit Jamaica, a great place for anyone who is into classic bar drinks.

Cherish every minute of your road trip vacation across Romania. Celebrate this opportunity to enjoy a cheap holiday in Romania!

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Day 5

Day 5 – Brasov, Sighișoara, and Targu Mures

  • Târgu Mureș
  • Brasov
  • Sighișoara
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Drive 178 km, 3 hours 13 min

  • Tâmpa
  • Black Church (Romania)
  • Brașov city hall
  • Parcul Nicolae Titulescu
  • The Clock Tower
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On day 5 of your cheap holiday travels in Romania, you’ll tour 2: Brasov and Sighișoara. You'll stay in Targu Mures for 1 night, giving you enough time to satisfy your wanderlust and craving for new experiences.

Make Tâmpa one of your first sightseeing stops in Brasov. Rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 18,887 travelers, a visit to this local attraction makes for a great introduction to the area.

Black Church (Romania) is a worthwhile attraction you can visit next. This cathedral is a valued place of interest in the area, with an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 2,599 reviews.

Today is also the perfect opportunity to drop by Brașov city hall. This building has been rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 16,344 visitors.

If you’re keen to explore more, head to Parcul Nicolae Titulescu. A trip to this popular park is also your opportunity to see if it lives up to the reputable 4.6 out of 5-star rating as given by 8,909 previous visitors.

After soaking in Brasov’s unique atmosphere, jump into the car with a full heart and drive in the direction of your next destination: Sighișoara. Expect your car journey to take a minimum of 1 hour 48 min. When you arrive in Sighișoara, it's time to take a break from the road.

Start your sightseeing with a visit to The Clock Tower. This point of interest is a popular stop on travelers’ itineraries in Sighișoara, with an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 8,137 visitors.

While exploring Romania is a refreshing experience, don’t forget to rest to regain your energy. Targu Mures has plenty of top-rated accommodation options in all price ranges. Travelers visiting Targu Mures on an affordable vacation can easily find a comfortable place to stay in the city.

Savor the mouthwatering delights of Targu Mures, where top-quality dining experiences blend seamlessly with budget-friendly options. Check out the city's best restaurant and bar options, offering a tantalizing array of flavors to satisfy every palate. Whether you're in the mood for a casual bite or a refreshing cocktail, these spots have something for everyone.

After a day of exploring, unwind at the popular Casa Petrina, serving up a tempting array of dishes that are well-loved by budget-savvy travelers. Căsuța Bunicii is another great hotspot for culinary gems. If you’re into something unique but crafted with care and creativity, then head to La Teo Restaurant - comfort food & good vibes.

Keep the excitement of the evening going by going to a bar or two. Roby Bar is an excellent place to start. You could also check out The Office - Clubul Presei, offering a different kind of charm. A last recommendation for the day is The Corner Pub. This bar promises an enjoyable experience with tasty drinks and a vibrant setting.

Celebrate another day of your adventure-filled road trip through Romania with a toast. Cheers to a memorable cheap vacation experience in Romania!

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Day 6

Day 6 – Targu Mures, Turda, and Cluj Napoca

  • Cluj-Napoca
  • Târgu Mureș
  • Turda
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Drive 123 km, 2 hours 36 min

  • Târgu Mureș Palace of Culture
  • Targu Mures Fortress
  • Zoo Tîrgu Mureș
  • Platoul Cornesti
  • Salina Turda
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Day 6 of your self-drive vacation in Romania will take you to the city of Cluj Napoca, where you'll be staying for 2 nights. On your way to Cluj Napoca, you'll explore 2 popular cheap holiday destinations in Romania, including Targu Mures and Turda.

Start your sightseeing with a visit to Târgu Mureș Palace of Culture. This point of interest is a popular stop on travelers’ itineraries in Targu Mures, with an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 3,780 visitors.

Medieval Fortress Târgu Mureș is another popular place of interest you can visit today. The average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 10,163 reviews gives you an idea of other visitors’ experience at this attraction.

If it’s still bright and early, make your way to Zoo Tîrgu Mureș. Visitors have rated this zoo an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 10,928 reviews.

Platoul Cornesti is another unique site you can experience today. This attraction is a plateau rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 9,101 reviews.

As you’ve unraveled the marvels of Targu Mures, it’s time to gear up for the next part of your road trip adventure. Under favorable conditions, your drive to Turda may take around 1 hour 18 min. Upon your arrival in Turda, you’ll be greeted with the opportunity to do some sightseeing and exploring.

Start your sightseeing with a visit to Salina Turda. This salt mine is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 27,771 visitors.

Cluj Napoca offers many top-rated accommodations suitable for travelers on a budget vacation in Romania. Whether you're in need of a quick break from your activities or seeking a comfortable place to rest, rest assured you'll find a welcoming and affordable option in the city.

Indulge in the culinary wonders of Cluj Napoca, where exceptional dining and drinking experiences await at unbeatable prices. Explore the city's diverse venues, ensuring a memorable culinary journey for every visitor.

Recharge and refresh your energy with a visit to Roata, known for its delectable cuisine and inviting ambiance. While immersing yourself in the local culture during your budget-friendly getaway, make sure to stop by Jaxx - a hidden culinary gem loved by locals and travelers alike. For those craving exquisite flavors, Casa Maramureșeană promises to deliver a feast for the senses.

If you’re not ready to end the night just yet, Yolka offers a perfect venue to relax and savor a drink. Similarly, Hardward Pub (Hard Club) is well-suited for those looking to unwind in a social setting. Che Guevara Social Pub is another excellent spot to enjoy a nightcap after a delightful meal.

Raise your glass to celebrate your fun and affordable travel experience in the city of Cluj Napoca!

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Day 7

Day 7 – Cluj Napoca

  • Cluj-Napoca
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Drive 90 km, 2 hours 22 min

  • Cheile Turzii
  • Wind Mill
  • Cazino
  • Central Park Simion Bărnuțiu
  • Cetățuia Park
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Day 7’s road trip itinerary introduces you to many popular attractions and activities in Cluj Napoca, proving that cheap holidays in Romania can be extraordinary. You have ample time, or 1 night, to stay in Cluj Napoca. So make the most of today by going to the best places to visit, eat, and drink in the city.

Take the opportunity to see Wind Mill. This attraction has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 5,403 visitors.

Casino - Centrul de Cultură Urbană is another sightseeing hotspot in the area. This sightseeing destination has been rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 2,150 travelers.

Cluj Napoca is also the home of Central Park Simion Bărnuțiu. Around 21,937 people have rated this park an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars.

Another place you’ll want to visit is Cetățuia Park. With an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from a total of 11,462 reviews, a visit to this park is a great idea.

Take the opportunity to embark on a unique experience in Cluj Napoca. You’ll be excited to learn that there are plenty of easy to challenging tour options you can choose from and add to this cheap vacation package.

When it's time to eat or savor a refreshing drink, treat yourself to a delightful dining and drinking experience without paying more than necessary. Cluj Napoca has restaurants and bars for all budgets, perfect for cheap holiday-goers.

After a day filled with excitement, indulge in a satisfying meal at Restaurant Valachia, offering a menu full of delicious options at reasonable prices. Featuring an enticing array of mouthwatering delights, Maimuța Plângătoare is another must-visit dining spot. For an authentic dining experience favored by locals, make your way to Charlie, where you can also enjoy great food and warm hospitality.

London Pub is an excellent example of a great bar in Cluj Napoca offering drinks at reasonable prices. You can also hang out at Shto, another of locals’ go-to bars in Cluj Napoca. But if you’re curious about bars that give you a taste of the nightlife scene in Cluj Napoca, Shadow Cafe-Bar is for you.

Cheers for an adventure-filled road trip vacation in Romania! Celebrate this incredible opportunity for an affordable travel experience in the city of Cluj Napoca!

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Day 8

Day 8 – Cluj Napoca, Bălnaca-Groși, and Oradea

  • Oradea
  • Cluj-Napoca
  • Bălnaca-Groși
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Drive 171 km, 3 hours 27 min

  • Students' Cultural House
  • Alexandru Borza Botanical Garden
  • Iuliu Hațieganu Sports Park
  • Cave Unguru Mare
  • Vadu Crişului waterfall
  • More

Day 8 of your road trip across Romania is another proof that cheap holidays in Romania can indeed provide you an extraordinary travel experience. Today's agenda includes touring 3 wonderful destinations — Cluj Napoca, Bălnaca-Groși, and Oradea. You’ll explore along your route leading to the city of Oradea, where you'll be spending 1 night.

Make Students' Cultural House your first stop of the day. Previous visitors have rated this sightseeing destination an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars in 4,473 reviews.

Next up, make a stop at Alexandru Borza Botanical Garden. With an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 16,157 visitors, it's easy to understand why so many people visit this park every year.

Iuliu Hațieganu Sports Park is another attraction you can visit on this day of your vacation. This park has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 4,719 visitors.

Fasten your seatbelt and make your way to your next stop. Bălnaca-Groși, home to many well-known sights in the region, is a lovely destination on today’s itinerary. Keep in mind that your travel time from Cluj Napoca to Bălnaca-Groși may take around 1 hour 41 min without traffic disruptions. Upon arrival in Bălnaca-Groși, we highly recommend checking out some of the top attractions.

Drop by the renowned Cave Unguru Mare. This popular sightseeing destination has been rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 2,582 visitors.

Begin your sightseeing with a visit to Vadu Crișului Cave. This show cave is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars in 1,119 reviews.

You’ll also have your choice of the best budget-friendly accommodations in the city of Oradea. So when it's time for a break from your adventures in Oradea, relax and restore your energy at any of the following affordable places to stay.

Going on cheap, budget vacations in Romania shouldn’t stop anyone from dining at top-rated restaurants and bars. More than just an affordable travel destination, Oradea is also home to a variety of excellent dining and drinking spots. When it’s time for a meal, we recommend you try some of the city's best places to eat and enjoy refreshing drinks.

Discover the heart of Oradea through its culinary scene, starting with Via29. Not only will you discover mouthwatering dishes, but you'll also be pleasantly surprised by their budget-friendly offerings. For a taste of tradition, try Steak HUB Oradea, where time-honored recipes are served. Or, explore Graf Restaurant & Pizzerie, renowned for its delicious offerings and cozy ambiance.

Let the evening flow smoothly from dinner to drinks at Gekko Pub & Banya Klub, a top-rated bar in the area. For other recommendations, Explore Gaming Pub provides a perfect setting for rounding out your night with style and great drinks. Likewise, LORD'S offers a memorable night with diverse drink options and excellent service.

Raise your glass in celebration of your incredible road trip adventure and cheap holiday experience in Romania!

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Day 9

Day 9 – Oradea and Timișoara

  • Timișoara
  • Oradea
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Drive 178 km, 3 hours 31 min

  • Oradea Town Hall
  • Black Eagle Palace
  • Moskovits Palace
  • Oradea Fortress
  • Oradea Zoo
  • More

Day 9 of your road trip across Romania offers you the chance to visit 1 popular cheap holiday destinations in the country, including Oradea. You'll conclude your sightseeing and exploration in Timișoara, where you'll stay for 2 nights.

Kick off the day at The City Hall of Oradea, a top pick for today’s sightseeing. This city hall is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 2,597 reviews.

Today is also your chance to visit "The Black Eagle" Palace. "The Black Eagle" Palace is a point of interest with an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 5,601 reviews.

Moskovits Palace is another top attraction we highly recommend you visit today. This point of interest is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 2,574 visitors.

Beyond the attractions mentioned above, you also have the opportunity to visit Oradea Fortress. This sightseeing destination is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 15,098 visitors.

Lastly, don’t miss out on Oradea Zoo, a famous zoo in Oradea. This attraction is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 8,317 travelers.

While exploring Romania is a refreshing experience, don’t forget to rest to regain your energy. Timișoara has plenty of top-rated accommodation options in all price ranges. Travelers visiting Timișoara on an affordable vacation can easily find a comfortable place to stay in the city.

Discovering the culinary wonders of Timișoara is a must-do on your budget-friendly vacation! When hunger strikes, make your way to one of the city's top dining spots.

Start your foodie adventure at Rivière Brasserie, where you'll find affordable mouthwatering meals and desserts. If you’re craving a taste of local favorites, head over to Neața Omelette Bistro, a go-to spot for both budget-savvy travelers and locals alike. For an unforgettable dining experience, don't miss Cafeneaua Verde, where exquisite dishes and cozy ambiance await to make your culinary adventure truly memorable!

After your delicious meal, get a taste of the vibrant nightlife with a visit to Scârț, a Chill Place, known for its inviting atmosphere. The 80's Pub is another great option if you’re looking for a place to get the night started. Similarly, Csíki Beer House provides a great setting to enjoy the night away.

Celebrate another day of your adventure-filled road trip through Romania with a toast. Cheers to a memorable cheap vacation experience in Romania!

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Day 10

Day 10 – Timișoara

  • Timișoara
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Drive 2 km, 38 min

  • Piața Unirii
  • Libertății Square in Timișoara
  • Victory Square
  • The Old Town of Timișoara
  • Roses Park, Timișoara
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Day 10 of your road trip adventure means another chance to make the best memories on your cheap holiday in Romania. Prepare to be blown away by the city of Timișoara! You’ll go sightseeing at famous attractions in Timișoara and conclude your journey with a lovely dinner, enjoying your remaining 1 night in the area.

Your sightseeing of the day begins at piața Unirii, a remarkable square where it’s easy to get lost in exploration. This top attraction is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars in 8,611 reviews.

Next, satisfy your wanderlust at Libertății Square in Timișoara. This square has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 7,609 travelers.

Victory Square is another must-visit attraction. This renowned square offers a memorable experience, well worth a stop on your self-guided sightseeing tour. Rated 4.7 out of 5 stars by 20,236 travelers, it's one of the more popular places to see in the area.

Beyond the above-mentioned sites, you also have the opportunity to visit The Old Town of Timișoara. This well-loved sightseeing destination boasts a 4.7 out of 5-star rating from 8,881 reviews.

When there’s still energy left for exploring, Roses Park, Timișoara awaits. If you’ve been interested in experiencing a rose garden, this is a top pick rated 4.5 out of 5 stars by 8,649 previous visitors.

Beyond the above-mentioned locations, today is the perfect opportunity to join a popular activity in Timișoara. Plenty of budget-friendly tours in Timișoara offer enriching experiences that will make your cheap holiday in Romania worth remembering for a lifetime.

Going on cheap, budget vacations in Romania shouldn’t stop anyone from dining at top-rated restaurants and bars. More than just an affordable travel destination, Timișoara is also home to a variety of excellent dining and drinking spots. When it’s time for a meal, we recommend you try some of the city's best places to eat and enjoy refreshing drinks.

Massimo offers delicious bites without straining your wallet. For a taste of local cuisine with a twist, venture to The Drunken Rat Pub. Or, try Paradisul Piraților, where reasonable prices and warm hospitality create a welcoming atmosphere for diners seeking a memorable dining experience.

Cap off your night in this cheap holiday destination at D'arc pe mal and try some of its cocktails and snacks. Joy Pub is another great place to hang out and unwind. If you want to have a drink or two with locals, you'll want to visit Irish Public House, offering the perfect setting to unwind and savor the evening.

Raise your glass in celebration of your incredible road trip adventure and cheap holiday experience in Romania!

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Day 11

Day 11 – Timișoara, Deva, Hunedoara County, Simeria, and Alba Iulia

  • Alba County
  • Deva
  • Hunedoara
  • Simeria
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Drive 258 km, 4 hours

  • Fortress of Deva
  • Citadel Park
  • Castelul Corvinilor (Corvins' Castle)
  • Arboretum Park Simeria
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On day 11 of your road trip through popular and cheap vacation spots across Romania, you’ll experience 3 charming destinations — Deva, Hunedoara County, and Simeria. How much time you’ll spend in each location is up to you. You’ll end your day in the city of Alba Iulia, where you'll stay for 1 night.

Fasten your seatbelt and make your way to your next stop. Deva, home to many well-known sights in the region, is a lovely destination on today’s itinerary. Keep in mind that your travel time from Timișoara to Deva may take around 1 hour 52 min without traffic disruptions. Upon arrival in Deva, we highly recommend checking out some of the top attractions.

Journey into the unknown at Fortress of Deva, a unique attraction awaiting your visit. This remarkable castle has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 11,127 reviews.

When you’re ready to continue your sightseeing, Citadel Park is a recommended place to visit. This park is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 4,041 reviews.

Hunedoara County’s wonders await as you prepare for another journey on the road, leaving the breathtaking surroundings of Deva behind. This drive usually takes around 29 min. Hunedoara County welcomes you with a multitude of unique vacation experiences.

Begin your sightseeing with a visit to Castelul Corvinilor (Corvins' Castle). This museum is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 42,393 reviews.

As you’ve unraveled the marvels of Hunedoara County, it’s time to gear up for the next part of your road trip adventure. Under favorable conditions, your drive to Simeria may take around 24 min. Upon your arrival in Simeria, you’ll be greeted with the opportunity to do some sightseeing and exploring.

When you’re ready for some sightseeing, make your way to Arboretum Park Simeria. This much-appreciated park is rated 4.6 out of 5 stars in 3,484 reviews.

Alba Iulia offers many top-rated accommodations suitable for travelers on a budget vacation in Romania. Whether you're in need of a quick break from your activities or seeking a comfortable place to rest, rest assured you'll find a welcoming and affordable option in the city.

A cheap, budget vacation in Alba Iulia should not stop you from enjoying incredible food and refreshing drinks. When you're ready for the best dining and bar experiences in Alba Iulia, try some of our top recommendations.

Panoramic-Bar&Grill stands out as a haven for budget-conscious travelers seeking exceptional flavors. Indulge in a delightful array of mouthwatering options. For those craving a casual dining experience, La Poarta offers mouthwatering dishes that are sure to satisfy any palate. Don't miss out on the charming ambiance and diverse menu at Blue Hours, where every bite promises a delightful dining experience.

After enjoying a fulfilling meal, continue your evening at framm's, ideal for those looking to unwind with a drink in a comfortable setting. Alternatively, Enjoy Life S. R. L. Offers a welcoming atmosphere for easing into the nightlife. Similarly, Art Cafe Downtown provides an excellent environment for a relaxed and enjoyable evening.

Cherish every minute of your road trip vacation across Romania. Celebrate this opportunity to enjoy a cheap holiday in Romania!

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Day 12

Day 12 – Alba Iulia, Cârțișoara, and Sibiu

  • Sibiu
  • Alba County
  • Cârțișoara
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Drive 214 km, 3 hours 8 min

  • The Citadel Alba-Carolina
  • Roman-Catholic Cathedral Saint Michael
  • Reunification Cathedral
  • Bâlea Waterfall
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On day 12 of your cheap holiday travels in Romania, you’ll tour 2: Alba Iulia and Cârțișoara. You'll stay in Sibiu for 1 night, giving you enough time to satisfy your wanderlust and craving for new experiences.

Start your sightseeing with a visit to The Citadel of Alba-Carolina. This point of interest is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars from 34,641 visitors.

"Saint Michael" Cathedral is another popular attraction you could visit today. This church has a rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars from 673 visitors.

Reunification Cathedral is also highly recommended by travelers. This church has a rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars from 2,168 visitors.

Set your GPS to Cârțișoara and hit the road. Soak in the beautiful landscapes as you drive and look forward to exploring your next destination. Cârțișoara beckons with new experiences!

Kick off the day at Bâlea Waterfall, a top pick for today’s sightseeing. This waterfall is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars in 4,998 reviews.

You’ll also have your choice of the best budget-friendly accommodations in the city of Sibiu. So when it's time for a break from your adventures in Sibiu, relax and restore your energy at any of the following affordable places to stay.

Make the most of your budget vacation in Romania by treating yourself to a hearty meal and a refreshing drink. You’ll find many great restaurants and bars in Sibiu that offer delicious foods and drinks to help keep you going.

Treat yourself to a delicious meal at Restaurant Hermania, where every bite is a flavor-packed adventure! With an enticing menu of affordable delights, this spot is a must-visit for foodies on a budget. Another hotspot worth exploring during your cheap getaway is Ursus Cotton Pub - a local favorite and a top pick for mouthwatering delights. If you're eager to dine where the locals love, don't miss out on Restaurant Prima, where fantastic food and friendly service await!

Continue your evening by exploring the vibrant nightlife scene at St. Andrew's Scottish Pub, a prime destination for a thrilling night out. Also, don’t forget to check out Music Pub, a bar that offers unique local touches. Likewise, The Corner Factory pub & more provides an excellent alternative for a fun evening.

A road trip vacation in Alba Iulia can’t get any better than this! Toast to another amazing day in this cheap holiday destination in Romania!

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Day 13

Day 13 – Sibiu - departure day

  • Sibiu - Departure day
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  • Astra Park
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Your budget road trip vacation in Romania is about to end. Day 13 is your departure day and your last chance to capture the beauty of Sibiu.

As you approach the end of your journey in Romania, take a moment for some retail therapy in Sibiu’s celebrated shopping district. Thanks to your stay’s premier location, you can easily visit the city’s commercial hubs and wander through its diverse range of local shops without rushing.

Whether you’re on a hunt for an ideal present to give to your friends or family or looking for a personal memento to remind you of Romania, a variety of items are waiting for you. Hold onto the magic of Romania with these wonderful souvenirs, ensuring your memories never fade.

One fantastic attraction you could visit on your last day in Sibiu is the remarkable Astra Park. This park and popular place of interest has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 4,365 visitors.

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

If you have an appetite for one last delicious meal in Sibiu, consider a top-rated restaurant like Faust Sibiu, offering a menu of appetizing and affordable meals. La Cuptor is an excellent alternative if you feel like trying something different. Another popular restaurant you could check out is Tango Restaurant & Pub, which is a great place to enjoy meals that will remind you of your fun memories in Sibiu.

You’ll then say farewell to Sibiu. 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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