Romania Vacation: The Perfect 5-Day Transylvania Itinerary Story

By Loredana Elena

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Introduction

Romania Vacation: The Perfect 5-Day Transylvania Itinerary Story

Transylvania, in central Romania, is famous for its Transylvanian 'vampires', with Dracula being the most...

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Day 1

Brașov City

Make sure to include the city of Brasov on your Transylvania itinerary for a glimpse...

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Day 1 - Stop 1

Brașov Town Centre

A visit to Brasov is like walking into a medieval storybook setting. Here, you can...

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Day 1 - Stop 2

Poiana Brașov - Ski Resort

Add more height to your trip with a visit to the best ski resort in...

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Day 1 - Stop 3

Peasant Fortified Church at Prejmer

Before leaving Brasov, be sure to pay a quick visit to the Fortified Church. This...

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Day 2

Nature & Castle-Hopping

Kick off the second day of your Transylvania itinerary with a trip to Piatra Craiului...

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Day 2 - Stop 1

Piatra Craiului National Park

Piatra Craiului National Park contains Romania's longest limestone ridges. The top of the park also...

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Day 2 - Stop 2

Bran Castle

Bran Castle sits beautifully atop a hill in Transylvania. It is one of Romania’s most-visited...

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Day 2 - Stop 3

Cetatea Râșnov

Next, visit the Cetatea Rasnov Fortress. This fortress is an excellent reminder of Transylvania’s military...

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Day 2 - Stop 4

Peleș Castle

For an excellent example of Neo-Renaissance grandeur, head over to Peles Castle. This castle is...

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Day 3

Sibiu City

Make your next day count with a trip to Sibiu City, which is easily explored...

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Day 3 - Stop 1

Sibiu Town Centre

This Transylvanian city is home to many Germanic (Saxon) structures that still stand strong until...

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Day 3 - Stop 2

ASTRA National Museum Complex

For your major museum stop, head to the ASTRA National Museum Complex (simply Astra Museum)...

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Day 3 - Stop 3

Bridge of Lies

I'm not going to lie; this Bridge got me all curious. Legend has it that...

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Day 4

Cluj-Napoca

On the fourth day of your tour of Transylvania, explore the must-visit salt mine, Salina...

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Day 4 - Stop 1

Salina Turda (Salt Mine)

A short distance away from Cluj-Napoca is the world's largest salt mine. It is known...

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Day 4 - Stop 2

Cluj-Napoca Proper

Cluj-Napoca Proper is Transylvania's unofficial capital. The largest population of students live here, so you...

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Day 4 - Stop 3

Cluj-Napoca National Theatre

After exploring the city, cap off the night with a play or show at the...

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Day 5

Postcard-Ready Sighișoara

Another beautiful town that looks like it jumped straight out of a postcard is Sighisoara....

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Day 5 - Stop 1

Historic Centre of Sighisoara

You can reach Sighisoara’s Historic Centre with a quick climb. This UNESCO World Heritage Site...

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Day 5 - Stop 2

Casa Georgius Krauss

Casa Georgius Krauss is primarily a quaint hotel that sits atop an old property. Each...

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Conclusion

In Summary

I hope this Transylvania travel guide full of travel tips and more has inspired you...

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