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vacation itinerary in Romania
10 days in Romania:
Curtea de Arges, Vidraru lake, Transfagarasan, Sibiu,
Rasnov, Bran Castle, Brasov, Poiana Brasov, Predeal, Sinaia, Busteni
During the first 3 days use the
suggested itinerary: 3
days in Bucharest
Rent a car and get ready to discover wonderful places
like: Curtea de Arges, Transfagarasan (the
road in the clouds), Bran Castle (Dracula's
Castle),Brasov and many more...
You will leave Bucharest and take the A1 motorway,
where you will spend approximately one hour and ten
minutes before you arrive in Pitesti. After
another 37 km you get to Curtea de Arges, former
capital of Wallachia. Visit the Princely Court,
built in the XIV th century, St. Nicholas Church
and then the San Nicoara Church ruins. The main
objective is the "Curtea de Arges"
Monastery both because of it's beauty and the legend
that surrounds it. They say that Manole, already
famous, had to build his wife, Ana, in the church
Breathe deeply now that will follow the most spectacular part of the trip.
At 31 km away from Curtea de Arges is the Vidraru Dam.
Stop a few minutes to admire the dam, 165 m in height,
that holds behind about 500 million cubic meters of
water. Near the road on the left, you can visit, if time
permits, the ruins of the Poenari fortress by
climbing 1480 concrete steps meandering through a beech
forest. From here you have a wonderful perspective that
reaches from Fagaras Mountains to Curtea de Arges.
Now relax and drive
accross the spectacular Transfagarasan road to the cabin
Balea Lake (2034 m altitude) Admire the wild beauty of the landscape.
Spend the night at the cabin Balea Lake.
Use the 5th day for hiking as Balea chalet is also a very good place to start tours in the
Goat Peak (Varful Capra), Peak Vanatoarea lui Buteanu and in
Saua Paltinoasa or to the Podragu or Negoiu cabins.
||After a tiring day it's time now to go slower. Get down at the foot of
Fagaras and head toward Sibiu but is worth to stop at
Balea Cascada (Balea Waterfall) cabin where you can buy a souvenir.
In Sibiu dine in a patio on the pedestrian area and discover the
secrets of the city which have made it famous as the European
Capital of Culture in 2007. Visit sightseeing including: Tower,
Catholic Church, the Brukenthal Museum and the liar's
||Depart early morning
towards Sighisoara. On the fortress hill in Sighisoara,
massive walls and towers covered with tiles offers a medieval
landscape. In this "museum city" you can visit the
Clock Tower, the church of the former Dominican
monastery, the church from the hill (Biserica din deal)
and the old towers of the fortress: Skinner's Tower, Tailor's
Tower, Shoemaker's Tower or the Butcher's Tower...
|From here you have a
2 hours drive to Brasov. Park near the Piata Sfatului
Square. From here will be easy to visit the Black Church
or the History Museum. Then you can walk around and
discover the old Hirscher house. After you finish, drive
to Poiana Brasov and have dinner in one of the famous
Find accommodation in Poiana Brasov for the next two nights.
||Leave your baggage at
the hotel where you are staying and go to discover the famous Bran
Moieciu area. Make your first stop at the Rasnov fortress.
From the heights of the medieval walls you will have a vast
panorama of the city and surroundings. Next destination is the
famous Bran castle (Dracula's Castle). From here it is
worth continuing to Rucar to admire the splendid scenery.
Swerve out of the way a few kilometers and enter the National
Park of Piatra Craiului then visit here the Dambovicioara
Return to Poiana Brasov.
||In the last day of
the itinerary climb to the Postavaru peak with a cable
gondola. Admire the panoramic view over the city of Brasov and
the Fagaras mountains. Start towards Bucharest and take the road
that goes through the Prahova valley. You will go through Predeal,
Sinaia and Busteni. In Sinaia you can drive to the
1400 quota to admire the view. Visit the Peles Castle and
International flights land at the Henry Coanda airport - Otopeni, 16 km from downtown. Low cost flights are landing at the
Aurel Vlaicu airport - Baneasa. Cabs and buses are connecting
with the city. If using a taxi take only ones agreed by the airport or order one by phone, do not be deceived by individuals even if they
wear an official looking badge.
The city can be explored by foot, metro, bus or taxi. Cabs are cheap and the fare is displayed in
exterior. Make sure the register works.
Weather is warm with temperatures of about 30 degrees Celsius and can reach
sometimes exceed 36 degrees. Rain is rare but not unusual.
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Romania has a diverse culinary specific influenced by both the Balkan and Austro-Hungarian cuisine. Try the famous pork bone (Ciolan) with cabbage and polenta (Mamaliguta), or the hunter menu with bear meat, wild boar, deer or pheasant. Most restaurants will offer wonderful dance shows to which you will be invited to take part.
- Caru 'cu Bere - the place where you can have the most tasty dishes and where you can enjoy the beer made after an unique recipe, originally from 1879.
- Terasa Doamnei - this restaurant invites you to taste the Romanian cuisine in an intimate
atmosphere listening traditional folk music.
Price for two persons:
Approx. 150 Euro per day for accommodation, meals and local transport.
- buy tickets to shows in advance
- do programming in time for visits to the House of People or Cotroceni Palace
- ignore the too friendly girls (or you might regret it)
- use only taxis with the prices displayed and with working meters.
- attention to your pockets in the crowded areas