Romania Vacation - The Perfect 5-Day Transylvania Itinerary Visual Story

By Loredana Elena


Romania Vacation - The Perfect 5-Day Transylvania Itinerary Visual Story

Whether you feel like a city walking tour, castle hopping or trekking beautiful mountains; this...


Brașov City

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

DAY 1 - STOP 1

Brașov Town Centre

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


DAY 1 - STOP 2

Poiana Brașov - Ski Resort

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


DAY 1 - STOP 3

Peasant Fortified Church at Prejmer

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



Nature & Castle-Hopping

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

DAY 2 - STOP 1

Piatra Craiului National Park

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

DAY 2 - STOP 2

Bran Castle

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

DAY 2 - STOP 3

Cetatea Râșnov

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

DAY 2 - STOP 4

Peleș Castle

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



Sibiu City

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

DAY 3 - STOP 1

Sibiu Town Centre

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


DAY 3 - STOP 2

ASTRA National Museum Complex

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

DAY 3 - STOP 3

Bridge of Lies

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



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

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...


DAY 4 - STOP 2

Cluj-Napoca Proper

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

DAY 4 - STOP 3

Cluj-Napoca National Theatre

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


Postcard-Ready Sighișoara

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

DAY 5 - STOP 1

Historic Centre of Sighisoara

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

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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