58 days in Romania & Slovakia Itinerary

58 days in Romania & Slovakia Itinerary

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Bucharest, Romania
— 7 nights
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Brasov, Romania
— 6 nights
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Sibiu, Romania
— 6 nights
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Cluj-Napoca, Romania
— 6 nights
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Timisoara, Romania
— 5 nights
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Kosice, Slovakia
— 5 nights
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Liptovsky Mikulas, Slovakia
— 6 nights
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Bojnice, Slovakia
— 2 nights
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Banska Stiavnica, Slovakia
— 5 nights
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Bratislava, Slovakia
— 8 nights
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Bucharest, Romania

The booming city of Bucharest is a sophisticated metropolis with a high contrast of old- and new-world architecture.
Spend the 4th (Mon) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's lots more to do: ponder the world of politics at Palace of Parliament, get engrossed in the history at Museum of History of the Jewish Community, admire the masterpieces at The National Museum of Art of Romania, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

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Cluj-Napoca to Bucharest is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. January in Bucharest sees daily highs of 1°C and lows of -7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Brasov.

Things to do in Bucharest

Tours · Museums · Wildlife · Outdoors
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Brasov, Romania

With the dramatic Carpathian Mountains as backdrop, Brasov is the largest city in a region of mountain resorts.
Explore Brasov's surroundings by going to Pensiunea Rhein (in Azuga), Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle) (in Bran) and La Cabane Aux Images (in Moieciu de Sus). Set the 11th (Mon) aside for some spooky business with a ghost and vampire tour. There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Peles Castle, take in the spiritual surroundings of Black Church (Biserica Neagra), try to win big at Seven Inn Poker Club, and fly down the slopes at Poiana Brasov.

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You can drive from Bucharest to Brasov in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to drive to Sibiu.

Things to do in Brasov

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors · Casinos

Side Trips

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Sibiu, Romania

Red Town

Reminiscent of the height of the bourgeoisie and retaining much of its medieval architecture, Sibiu is Romania's cultural gem.
Venture out of the city with trips to Shopping City Deva (in Deva), Moldoveanu Peak (in Fagaras) and Hunedoara (Expozitie Inedita: Ev Mediu. Tortura Si Executie & Castelul Corvinilor). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Brukenthal National Museum, don't miss a visit to Bridge of Lies, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Biserica Romano Catolica, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lutheran Evangelical Cathedral & Tower.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Sibiu holiday builder tool.

Traveling by car from Brasov to Sibiu takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 2°C in January, and nighttime lows around -8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can go by car to Cluj-Napoca.

Things to do in Sibiu

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

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6
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Cluj-Napoca, Romania

Treasure City

The multicultural Cluj-Napoca is the capital of the historic region of Transylvania.
Change things up with these side-trips from Cluj-Napoca: Turda (Muzeul de Istorie Turda & Salina Turda), Coltesti Castle Ruins (in Coltesti) and Ramet Gorge (in Baia de Aries). There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Museum of Art, see the interesting displays at The Pharmacy History Collection, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Michael's Church, and buy something for everyone on your list at VIVO Cluj Napoca.

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You can drive from Sibiu to Cluj-Napoca in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In January in Cluj-Napoca, expect temperatures between 1°C during the day and -6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can drive to Timisoara.

Things to do in Cluj-Napoca

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

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Timisoara, Romania

Timișoara is the capital city of Timiș County, and the main social, economic and cultural centre in western Romania.The third most populous city in the country, with 319,279 inhabitants as of the 2011 census, Timișoara is the informal capital city of the historical region of Banat. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Timisoara: Arad (City Hall, Balla Geza Winery, &more) and Șoimoș Fortress (in Lipova). There's much more to do: indulge your senses at Timisoara Tour Guide, make a trip to Romanian Orthodox Parish Iosefin, explore the world behind art at Muzeul de Arta, and have fun at Blue Line - The Shooting Range.

For more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Timisoara road trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Cluj-Napoca to Timisoara takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Cluj-Napoca in January: highs in Timisoara hover around 5°C, while lows dip to -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) so you can travel to Kosice.

Things to do in Timisoara

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries · Tours

Side Trips

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Kosice, Slovakia

City of Tolerance

Kosice has long been a hidden medieval gem.
Explore Kosice's surroundings by going to National Park Poloniny (in Presov), Kyslikova cesta - Oxygen Trail (in Bardejovske Kupele) and Bardejov (Gross bastion, Church of John the Baptist and the Franciscan monastery, &more). There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of St Elizabeth's Cathedral (Dom Svatej Alzbety), do a tasting at J & J Ostrozovic, Head underground at Jasovska Cave, and walk around Natural park in Betliar.

To see reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Kosice road trip site.

Traveling by car from Timisoara to Kosice takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Timisoara in January, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Kosice: temperatures range from 0°C by day to -5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to drive to Liptovsky Mikulas.

Things to do in Kosice

Parks · Nature · Museums · Wineries

Side Trips

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Liptovsky Mikulas, Slovakia

A town in the Liptov Basin near the Tatra Mountains, Liptovsky Mikulas boasts a rich cultural and natural history.
Get out of town with these interesting Liptovsky Mikulas side-trips: Strbske Pleso (ZION SPA LUXURY Grand Hotel Kempinski High Tatras, Predne Solisko, &more), Slovak Paradise (in Spisska Nova Ves) and Tatras National Park (in Tatranska Lomnica). There's much more to do: Head underground at Demanovska Cave of Liberty, get outside with Lomnicky Peak, see the sky in a new way at Observatory at the peak, and cool off at Aquapark Tatralandia.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Liptovsky Mikulas road trip planning site.

Getting from Kosice to Liptovsky Mikulas by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In February, Liptovsky Mikulas is slightly colder than Kosice - with highs of 2°C and lows of -7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can go by car to Bojnice.

Things to do in Liptovsky Mikulas

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

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Bojnice, Slovakia

Bojnice is a historical town in central Slovakia at the upper Nitra river, near the city of Prievidza. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of SNM - Bojnice Castle Museum, get to know the resident critters at Bojnice Zoo, then relax in the rural setting at Farma pod Vtacnikom, and finally test the waters at Bojnice Spa. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at Museum of Transport, then don't miss a visit to Slovensky Betlehem, then make a trip to Cicmany, and finally don't miss a visit to Chapel.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Bojnice trip builder.

Traveling by car from Liptovsky Mikulas to Bojnice takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Banska Stiavnica.

Things to do in Bojnice

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

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Banska Stiavnica, Slovakia

Banská Štiavnica is a town in central Slovakia, in the middle of an immense caldera created by the collapse of an ancient volcano. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Banska Stiavnica: Mestsky Park na Sihoti (in Nitra), Ski Resort Tale (in Brezno) and Kremnica (NBS - Museum of Coins and Medals & Muzeum Gyca). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Banka Lasky, admire the natural beauty at Banska Stiavnica Botanical Garden, explore the historical opulence of Sasovsky hrad, and appreciate the history behind Slovak National Uprising Memorial.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Banska Stiavnica trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Bojnice to Banska Stiavnica takes 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can drive to Bratislava.

Things to do in Banska Stiavnica

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 13 — 18:

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Bratislava, Slovakia

Beauty on the Danube

Slovakia's capital, Bratislava, attracts visitors for its natural beauty and rich culture, offering a plethora of landscapes, outdoor activities, historical monuments, and a stately old town.
Bratislava is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Bratislava Castle, take an in-depth tour of Devin Castle, see Mystery Dinner, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Blue Church of St. Elizabeth.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Bratislava trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Banska Stiavnica to Bratislava by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In February, plan for daily highs up to 7°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bratislava

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Tours

Side Trip

Find places to stay Feb 18 — 26:

Romania travel guide

4.3
Castles · Historic Walking Areas · Landmarks
An image of ancient architecture contrasted against a backdrop of vivdly green landscape represents the country of Romania, which features a diversity of landscape that has been largely undeveloped. With numerous mountain, valley, and lakeside resorts, an abundance of activities await outdoor enthusiasts. The other side of Romanian tourism is its impressive collection of ancient ruins, prehistoric fortresses, and medieval castles. Many of these date back to prehistoric times, the Ottoman Empire, and Austro-Hungarian rule, the influences of which are still apparent in preserved details. Tourism in Romania is not as prevalent as other countries, which this makes the travel experience here feel more authentic and awe-inspiring. Check out this simple but captivating country and discover its natural and historic beauty.

Slovakia travel guide

3.9
Landmarks · Castles · Monuments
Heart of Europe
A land of magnificent castles, untouched nature, and rich cultural heritage, Slovakia is a jewel in the heart of Europe that's waiting to be discovered. Larger cities such as Bratislava and Kosice feature historic architecture and offer numerous sightseeing opportunities and exciting art scenes, while the traditional villages are the perfect place to get acquainted with local customs. Some of the country's most popular tourist destinations are its numerous spa resorts, famous for their therapeutic properties, and a selection of wooden churches, many of which are World Heritage Sites. Those looking for nature's attractions can enjoy everything from the thick forests and snowy peaks of the Tatra Mountains, to one of Europe's largest concentrations of subterranean caves. The country's cuisine reflects its multi-cultural history and is a definite must-try.