8 days in Romania. Itinerary and budget

Romanian countryside

Romanian countryside

Romania is one of those unknown east-european countries which people don’t usually travel to. Our friend Sandra Morell has visited it the past month of May and she wants to show us her experience as well as give us some ideas about what to visit. She travelled 8 days along this country visiting places like Bucarest and Translvania. The follow article will also give you a rough idea of the money that you might need. If you want to see the itinerary, click the following link Itinerary

Day 1 & 2- Bucharest

How to get city centre from Otopeni airport?

  • Bus number 873
  • Price 2€
  • It takes around 35 minutes

What to visit in Bucharest?

  • Palace of the Parlament
  • Triumphan Arch
  • Old Town
  • Herăstrău Park

Hostel and food

  • Hostel in Bucharest city centre: from 7€/ night
  • Food: 8€ all meals/ day

Palace of the Parlament

Palace of the Parlament

Day 3. Bucharest – Sinaia – Brasov

How to get Sinaia from Bucarest?

What to visit in Sinaia?

  • Peles Castle: 4.50€
  • Old Town
  • Otional: during winter season, Sinaia is one of the popular skiing destination

How to get Brasov from Sianai?

  • Bus or train: from 2€, click the following link for more information From Sianai to Brasov

Hostel and Food

  • Hostel in Brasov: from 8€/ night
  • Food: 8-10€/ day

Peles Castle

Peles Castle

Day 4. Brasov – Bran Castle – Sighisoara

What to visit in Brasov?

  • Council Square
  • Old Town
  • Black Church
  • Mount Tampa by cable car
  • Bran Castle-Dracula´s Castle: 7.80€
    • Bran Castle or the Dracula´s Castle isn´t so far from Brasov, there is a bus line departing from Brasov. Click the following link to know more info about the most terrific castle of Europe http://www.bran-castle.com/
    • How to get Bran Castle from Brasov? Click the following link From Brasov to Bran Castle

How to get Sighisoara from Brasov?

Hostel and food

  • Hostel in Sighisoara: from 10€/ night
  • Food: 8-10€/ day

Bran Castle or Dracula´s Castle

Bran Castle or Dracula´s Castle


Brasov

Brasov

Day 5. Sighisoara – Sibiu

What to visit in Sighisoara?

  • Citadella
  • Old Town
  • Clock Tower
  • Church on the hill

How to get Sibiu from Sighisoara?

  • Train: 3€ (ask for times at tourist info office of Sighisoara or click the following link Train from Sighisoara to Sibiu )
  • Time: 3h30

Hostel and Food

  • Hostel in Sibiu from 10€/ night
  • Food: 10€/ day

Clock Tower of Sighisoara

Clock Tower of Sighisoara

Day 6. Sibiu – Cluj Napoca

What to visit in Sibiu?

  • Big Square
  • Catholic Cathedral
  • Ortodox Cathedral
  • Old Town

How to get Cluj Napoca from Sibiu?

Hostel and food

  • Hostel in Cluj Napoca: from 13€/ night
  • Food: 10-12€/ day

Local houses in Sibiu

Local houses in Sibiu

Day 7. Cluj Napoca – Salina Turda – Cluj Napoca

What to visit in Cluj Napoca?

  • Banffy Palace
  • Avran Lancu Square
  • National Museum of Transilvania
  • Old Town

How to get Salina Turda salt mine?

Salina Turda Salt Mine

  • Price: 5€
  • Time to visit: between 2-3 hours

Hostel and food

  • Hostel in Cluj Napoca from 13€/ night
  • Food: 12€/ day

Salina Turda mine

Salina Turda mine

Day 8. Cluj Napoca – Airport

If your flight is in the evening, you will have still enough time to visit Cluj Napoca during the morning. Cluj Napoca has an airport with flights connecting Transilvania with London and few more Europe capital cities. Check http://www.skyscanner.com for more information.

  • Bus to the airport: number 8
  • Price of the bus: 3€

Cluj Napoca

Cluj Napoca

Thank you very much Sandra Morell for all information that you have given to us. Absolutely a worth trip to Romania!

Our friend Sandra Morell

Our friend Sandra Morell

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