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1 week in Romania

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1 week in Romania


Im looking for advice. Booked flights into Bucharest for the first week in July. 2 of us. Would like to see and do as much as possible in that time. Any recommendations on the best route to travel? is it best to use public transport or drive? What are the must see places. Thank you

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Bucharest, Romania
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1. Re: 1 week in Romania

You can do Bucharest - Sibiu ( with a side trip to Corvin castle) - Sighisoara - Brasov ( side trip to Bran&Rasnov) - Sinaia (Peles castle) - Bucharest.

It can be easily done by public transport, but a car would give you more options.

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2. Re: 1 week in Romania


alterne has given you some great suggestions!

It depends what you want to do - definitely go to Brasov - and from there you can do day trips to check out the castles and fortresses.

You can definitely get around solely using public transport - the infrastructure is good and is cheap as well.

Bucharest is lovely city and there is lots to see and do!

County Tipperary...
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3. Re: 1 week in Romania

Well greenetravel28 we were in Romania last month stayed 1 night in Bucharest ( should have stayed for 2) hired a car on our 2nd day from the airport and drove up to Brasov for 3 nights. Lots to see in Brasov, from Brasov we visited Bran castle (Dracula), Rasnov fortress, Sighisoura and Crit, all really worth seeing. We also visited Libearty sanctuary, near Brasov, where we saw about 30 Brown bears that were rescued from terrible conditions in captivity. Did another trip to see wild Brown bears from a hide in the forest only 15 minutes outside Brasov, we saw 6, great value for only €45 with Absolute Carpathian. In Bucharest and Brasov there's a free Walkabout tour well worth doing, everthing in Romania is cheap, imported beer is cheaper than Ireland and Romanian beer is very cheap and not bad. As for driving roads are fairly good, locals like to overtake anywhere, i found when they come up behind you just let them off and you'll be ok, only little hassle was most parking meters only take coins but coins are hard to get.

Edited: 22 June 2018, 16:35
Dublin, Ireland
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4. Re: 1 week in Romania

Hi there,

In Bucharest, you are better off using the subway.

If you want to visit around the country you could hire a car or take day tours. I have only taken day tours from Targu Mures, and that was with www.travelbugtours.ro

County Tipperary...
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5. Re: 1 week in Romania

Definitely hire a car you can see so much more, we used margenta for car hire at the airport found them grand.

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