32 days in Romania & Barcelona Itinerary

32 days in Romania & Barcelona Itinerary

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Bucharest, Romania
— 4 nights
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Brasov, Romania
— 4 nights
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Sighisoara, Romania
— 1 night
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Sibiu, Romania
— 2 nights
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Cluj-Napoca, Romania
— 3 nights
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Timisoara, Romania
— 4 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 13 nights
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Bucharest, Romania

— 4 nights
The booming city of Bucharest is a sophisticated metropolis with a high contrast of old- and new-world architecture.
Bucharest is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: ponder the world of politics at Palace of Parliament, stroll around Herăstrău Park, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Patriarchal Cathedral, and admire the landmark architecture of Muzeul National al Satului "Dimitrie Gusti".

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Bucharest trip itinerary maker tool.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Bucharest is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Amsterdam to Bucharest due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 14°C in March, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Brasov.

Things to do in Bucharest

Tours · Museums · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries
Find places to stay Mar 22 — 26:

Brasov, Romania

— 4 nights
With the dramatic Carpathian Mountains as backdrop, Brasov is the largest city in a region of mountain resorts.
Explore Brasov's surroundings by going to Manastirea Caraiman (in Busteni), La Prapastii Zarnesti (in Zarnesti) and Sinaia (Casino Sinaia & Peles Castle). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle), indulge in some personalized pampering at Sport Wellness Spa, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Black Church (Biserica Neagra), and step into the grandiose world of Rasnov Citadel.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Brasov trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bucharest to Brasov takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Sighisoara.

Things to do in Brasov

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 26 — 30:

Sighisoara, Romania

— 1 night
As a World Heritage Site, Sighisoara is visited mostly for its fortified Old Town surrounded entirely by city walls.
On the 31st (Wed), don't miss a visit to Sighisoara Clock Tower, don't miss a visit to Scara Acoperita-Covered Stairway, then view the masterpieces at Art & Crafts, then view the masterpieces at The Spoonman, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Sighisoara Historic Center.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Sighisoara online route builder.

You can drive from Brasov to Sighisoara in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In March in Sighisoara, expect temperatures between 14°C during the day and -1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to drive to Sibiu.

Things to do in Sighisoara

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay Mar 30 — 31:

Sibiu, Romania

— 2 nights

Red Town

Reminiscent of the height of the bourgeoisie and retaining much of its medieval architecture, Sibiu is Romania's cultural gem.
On the 1st (Thu), admire the landmark architecture of Turnul Sfatului (The Tower of the Council), see the interesting displays at Brukenthal National Museum, then see the interesting displays at Landeskirchliches Museum der Evangelischen Kirche, and finally don't miss a visit to Big Square (Piata Mare). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lutheran Evangelical Cathedral & Tower and then take a stroll through Old Town.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Sibiu trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Sighisoara to Sibiu in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Sibiu are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Cluj-Napoca.

Things to do in Sibiu

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums
Find places to stay Mar 31 — Apr 2:

Cluj-Napoca, Romania

— 3 nights

Treasure City

The multicultural Cluj-Napoca is the capital of the historic region of Transylvania.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cluj-Napoca: Salina Turda (in Turda) and Coltesti Castle Ruins (in Coltesti). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Museum of Art, get outside with Panic Room, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Reformed Church of Cluj-Napoca, and tour the pleasant surroundings at TransyBike - Day Tours.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Cluj-Napoca trip planning website.

Getting from Sibiu to Cluj-Napoca by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In April, daytime highs in Cluj-Napoca are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Timisoara.

Things to do in Cluj-Napoca

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Spas

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 2 — 5:

Timisoara, Romania

— 4 nights
Timișoara is the capital city of Timiș County, and the main social, economic and cultural centre in western Romania.The third most populous city in the country, with 319,279 inhabitants as of the 2011 census, Timișoara is the informal capital city of the historical region of Banat. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Timisoara: Arad (Balla Geza Winery, Holy Trinity Cathedral, &more). And it doesn't end there: awaken your taste buds at Timisoara Tour Guide, don't miss a visit to Piata Victoriei, pause for some photo ops at Timisoara Historical Center, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Fabric Synagogue.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Timisoara road trip planning site.

Getting from Cluj-Napoca to Timisoara by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train. April in Timisoara sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 6°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Timisoara

Historic Sites · Wineries · Tours · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 5 — 9:

Barcelona, Spain

— 13 nights

Jewel of the Mediterranean

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Change things up with these side-trips from Barcelona: Parochial Rectory (in Lloret de Mar), Fundacio Mona, Centre de Recuperacio de Primats (in Riudellots de la Selva) and Sa Palomera (in Blanes). There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, browse the fresh offerings at La Boqueria, stroll around Parc Guell, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Barcelona online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Timisoara to Barcelona takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Timisoara to Barcelona. Traveling from Timisoara in April, Barcelona is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 9 — 22:

Romania travel guide

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Castles · Historic Walking Areas · Landmarks
An image of ancient architecture contrasted against a backdrop of vivdly green landscape represents the country of Romania, which features a diversity of landscape that has been largely undeveloped. With numerous mountain, valley, and lakeside resorts, an abundance of activities await outdoor enthusiasts. The other side of Romanian tourism is its impressive collection of ancient ruins, prehistoric fortresses, and medieval castles. Many of these date back to prehistoric times, the Ottoman Empire, and Austro-Hungarian rule, the influences of which are still apparent in preserved details. Tourism in Romania is not as prevalent as other countries, which this makes the travel experience here feel more authentic and awe-inspiring. Check out this simple but captivating country and discover its natural and historic beauty.