Visit The Castles And Cultures Of Romania In A 12-Day Romania Itinerary

Author: Priyanka Saxena on Mar 03,2023

Romania is a nation that has a diverse culture. Maramures has town conventions and vibrant city life, and Bucovina has painted religious communities and colorful cloisters. At the same time, Transylvania is home to urban communities with fortifications. The Carpathian Mountains provide a great background for the nation. Our 12-day luxury tour of Romania will help you to discover all the exciting aspects of this mysterious nation.


Trip Highlights


  • Visit The Royal residence of the Parliament in Suceava
  • Experience the historical towers and frescoes of Gura Humorului
  • Walk around the Cheerful Burial ground in Sapientia
  • Visit Brukental Historical center in Sibiu

A tour at a glance

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Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Welcome to Bucharest

Meet your private guide at Bucharest airport, who will transfer you to your hotel. Set off with your guide on an introductory tour of the city. Walk around the city to soak in its ambiance. Have a delicious dinner at one of the popular Bucharest restaurants before retiring for the night to your resort.

Day 2: Discover Suceava

Today, visit The Royal residence of the Parliament and be amazed at the gem ceiling fixtures that hang over stately rooms and shine brightly. Walk indoors to get immersed in the opulent architecture, recolored glass windows, and framing lined with oak, marble, and gold leaf. Travel further to Bucharest to appreciate the Curve de Triomphe. Also, marvel at the art collection of the Cotroceni Castle and Gallery and the boulevards surrounding it. Return to the resort before a late-evening tour to Bucovina. Retire for the night at your resort in Gura Humorului.


Day 3: Explore Gura Humorului

Today, experience the historical towers and frescoes of Gura Humorului. Then, listen to the priests beating on bars to call supporters in Bucovina. Examine the painted religious communities that are from the Byzantine era. Look at the paintings at a leisurely pace because the crowds are not big here. Following that, visit other religious communities, including Sucevita, Voronet, and Moldovita.

Day 4: A Drive to Sighetu Marmatiei

Today, delight in the new snow cover and the cold breeze in the Prislop Pass. Travel to Barsana by passing the remote mountain district north of Transylvania. Barsana has elaborate wooden entryways, and local people are clothed in their traditional dress. Enjoy a drive through various towns before reaching Sighetu Marmatiei. Enjoy the unique culture of this place and get acquainted with the locals here.


Day 5: Experience Sighetu Marmatiei

Visit Sapintas surprisingly cheerful Burial ground to look at the wooden crosses with interesting messages that make you chuckle. Then, your guide will drive you to Calinesti, where you can appreciate its congregation before attending a private symbol on-glass painting workshop. Then, enjoy an old-world Maramures bistro lunch or a treat above the Carpathian crests. After that, have an exclusive excursion to a plum cognac refinery, a famous local custom here.

Day 6: Visit Cluj-Napoca

Soak in the vibrancy of the city of Cluj-Napoca. Marvel at the high church towers, and the extravagant Renaissance structures that hang over the primary town square. Take a leisurely stroll to see statues of different Transylvanian saints, a sixteenth-century drug store, and more.

Day 7: A journey to Sibiu

Today, get transported back into the fifteenth century in the district capital Sibiu. There are gorgeous church ringers, narrow boulevards, and pastel-colored structures with red-tiled roofs. Take in famous sights such as Brukenthal Historical center and relax in the welcoming environment. Discover the old-world charm of Transylvania and the culture of present-day Romania through striking architecture. Spend the night talking, a leisurely stroll on the cobbled streets, and have a scrumptious dinner at a posh Romanian restaurant.

Day 8: Outskirts of Sibiu

Today, your private guide will take you on a drive around the outskirts of Sibiu. Find old works of art, such as a fortified church with red tiles and lemony-shaded stones. Interact with shepherds who are clad in conventional Astana and enjoy the scent of cheddar. Learn all about the craft of woodcutting for which Transylvania is famous. Then, drink the local espresso and have a lavish lunch in a premium eatery. Come back to Sibiu and take a night stroll before retiring to your resort.

Day 9: Medieval Sighisoara

Get transported back into the medieval times at the fortress of Biertan, where there are numerous boulevards of cobblestone. Learn more about history at the Legacy Sighisoara. Climb up a slope above a Carpathian valley to attend a congregation. Following that, visit a Medieval times eatery where Dracula was conceived. Finally, reach the Town Corridor Square in the valleys of Brasov and unwind.


Day 10: The mountains of Brasov

Take a stroll around Brasov, the biggest of Transylvanias towns. Gape at the forested mountains, huge Gothic churches with opulent designs, bastions that describe stories, and watchtowers present on the city dividers.

Day 11: Wheat Mansion to Bucharest

Find out more about Romanias fascination for the Wheat Mansion, supposedly the setting for Check Dracula from Bram Stokers novel. Climb the slope and investigate further to immerse yourself deeper into this fictional world. Then, proceed with the voyage to a gorgeous chteau. Finally, enjoy a lovely dinner at a fine Romanian eatery.

Day 12: Departure

Enjoy an espresso in a bistro in the old city that overlooks the Royal residence of the Parliament. Then, your private guide will transfer you to the airport for your international departure.

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