Romania's Small Towns

Get to know Romanian culture and heritage on this trip which takes you to the country's best small towns, rich in history and home to breathtaking nature.

In this trip

  • Small TownsSmall Towns
  • ActiveActive
  • NatureNature
  • BeachesBeaches
  • Historic PlacesHistoric Places

Trip itinerary

  • 1

    Bucharest, Romania

  • 2

    Sinaia, Romania

  • 3

    Sighisoara, Romania

  • 4

    Sibiu, Romania

  • 5

    Curtea de Arges, Romania

  • 6

    Bucharest, Romania

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Things to do in and around Bucharest

  • Romania-1193 - Union Square
  • Untitled
  • Carol I Park, Bucharest
  • Bucharest Botanical Garden
  • 2649 R Sibiu Romănia vedere aeriană a centrului istoric
  • Photo
  • Mogosoaia Palace
  • Grigore Antipa Museum of Natural History, Bucharest
  • National Village Museum Bucuresti 2010-10
  • An arch in the sunset light
  • The Museum of the Romanian Peasant
  • Piatra Craiului Mts., Romania
  • Pestera Monastery, Romania
  • Tineretului Park, Bucharest, Romania
  • Bellu Cemetery - World Heritage Mess - Romanian-style
  • Radu Vodă former monastery, Bucharest
  • Palatul Cotroceni Bucuresti
  • Poenari Castle
  • The Sfinx
   
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Bucharest

Romania, Wallachia region

CultureNight lifeHistoricFood2 nights

The capital of Romania serves as the country's historic, cultural, and financial center, offering a myriad of attractions and sights.

Bucharest is the capital municipality, cultural, industrial, and financial center of Romania. It is the largest city in Romania and located in the southeast of the country, lying on the banks of the Dambovita River. Its architecture is a mix of historical (neo-classical), interbellum (Bauhaus and art deco), communist-era and modern. In the period between the two World Wars, the city's elegant architecture and the sophistication of its elite earned Bucharest the nickname of Little Paris. Some of its main sights into the world's largest Parliament Palace, the Romanian Athenaeum concert hall, and a plethora of fascinating museums and parks.
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Things to do in and around Sinaia

  • 02354-SINAIA: Domeniul Regal Peleş, Pavilionul Corpului de Gardă
  • Cota 1400, Romania
  • Sinaia Monastery
  • 03313-SINAIA: Clădire in stil neoromânesc pe bulevardul Carol I
  • Casino
  • Piatra Craiului Mts., Romania
  • Pestera Monastery, Romania
  • Piaţa Sfatului, Braşov, România
  • Rasnov Citadel
  • The Sfinx
  • Montana Grizzly Encounter 2
   
2

Sinaia

Romania, Wallachia region

NatureActiveSmall towns2 nights

Home to the famous Peles Palace, this scenic mountain resort is the perfect destination for active travelers who love the outdoors.

Sinaia is a town and a mountain resort in Prahova County, Romania. The town was named after Sinaia Monastery, around which it was built; the monastery in turn is named after the Biblical Mount Sinai. King Carol I of Romania built his summer home, Peleșs Castle, near the town. Sinaia itself is located in a mountainous area on the Prahova River valley, just east of the Bucegi Mountains. The city is a popular destination for hiking and winter sports, especially downhill skiing. Among the tourist landmarks, the most important are Peles Castle, Pelisor Castle, Sinaia Monastery, Sinaia Casino, Sinaia train station, and the Franz Joseph and Saint Anne Cliffs.
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Things to do in and around Sighisoara

  • I spy eyes
  • Back street in Sighisoara
  • Clock tower, Sighisoara, 14th - 16th centuries (4)
  • Schäßburg / Sighișoara / Segesvár, Romania
  • Church in Sighisoara
  • Drumetie la Lacul Bucura, Parcul National Retezat
  • Defile of Jiu National Park, Romania
  • Stock Ranch Nature Preserve 2014
  • el mayordomo
  • Piaţa Sfatului, Braşov, România
  • Kőhalom vára / Cetatea Rupea, Transylvania
   
3

Sighisoara

Romania, Transylvania region

Small townsHistoricNatureActive2 nights

The birthplace of the infamous Vlad Dracula, this city is a well-preserved medieval citadel with fortifications dating to the 13C.

Sighisoara is a city on the Tarnava Mare River in Mures County, Romania. Located in the historic region of Transylvania, Sighisoara is the birthplace of the historic Vlad Tepes, who had been the inspiration for Bram Stoker's bloodthirsty Count Dracula. This city is a popular tourist destination for its well-preserved walled old town. Some of its landmarks include the 13C Clock Tower, a 12th-century Saxon citadel, Church on the Hill as well as the covered staircase leading to it, and the House of Vlad Dracul.
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Things to do in and around Sibiu

  • Sibiu - Romania's Orthodox Cathedral
  • Hay Roofs
  • Downtown Sibiu
  • The Wood at Cheesfoot Head , Winchester
  • PA070094
  • Drumetie la Lacul Bucura, Parcul National Retezat
  • Defile of Jiu National Park, Romania
  • Piata Mare (from the Council Tower)
  • Last sun rays of the day
  • Sibiu
  • Council Tower (Turnul Sfatului)
  • Defile of Jiu National Park, Romania
  • Poenari Castle
  • brukenthal museum
  • Old-fashioned pharmacy, all wood and glass
  • P4217409
  • Sibiu - Lutheran cathedral
  • Stock Ranch Nature Preserve 2014
  • Mount Cozia
   
4

Sibiu

Romania, Transylvania region

CultureHistoricFood2 nights

A wonderful 12C city rich in Romanian history, known for its superb museums, medieval fortifications, and more.

Sibiu is a city in Transylvania, Romania, north-west of Bucharest. The city straddles the Cibin River, a tributary of the river Olt. Sibiu is one of the most important cultural centers of Romania and was designated the European Capital of Culture for the year 2007, along with the city of Luxembourg. Formerly the center of the Transylvanian Saxons, the old city of Sibiu was ranked as "Europe's 8th most idyllic place to live" by Forbes. It's main attractions include the surrounding Fagaras Mountains, the ancient historic center, a few lovely squares, and the medieval fortification system.
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Things to do in and around Curtea de Arges

  • Curtea-de-Arges Monastery, Romania
  • Pizza No Comment, Curtea des Arges, Romania
  • Curtea d'Arges - Biserica Domnească
  • Curtea d'Arges - Mănăstirea Curtea de Argeș
  • Poenari Castle
  • Mount Cozia
  • Transfăgărășan
  • Balea Lake and chalet
   
5

Curtea de Arges

Romania, Wallachia region

Small townsHistoricNatureActive1 night

Home to a number of beautiful medieval churches, this lovely town is situated on the banks of the picturesque Arges River.

Curtea de Arges is a city in Romania on the right bank of the Arges River, where it flows through a valley of the lower Carpathians (the Fagaras Mountains), and is part of Argeș County. On July 7, 1947, the total rainfall in Curtea de Argeș was 205.7 mm (8.10 in.) in 20 minutes, which is a world record. The city's notable attractions include several medieval churches, including the Curtea de Arges Monastery, and some lovely Baroque palaces.
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Things to do in and around Bucharest

  • Romania-1193 - Union Square
  • Untitled
  • Carol I Park, Bucharest
  • Bucharest Botanical Garden
  • 2649 R Sibiu Romănia vedere aeriană a centrului istoric
  • Photo
  • Mogosoaia Palace
   
6

Bucharest

Romania, Wallachia region

CultureNight lifeHistoricFood0 nights

The capital of Romania serves as the country's historic, cultural, and financial center, offering a myriad of attractions and sights.

Bucharest is the capital municipality, cultural, industrial, and financial center of Romania. It is the largest city in Romania and located in the southeast of the country, lying on the banks of the Dambovita River. Its architecture is a mix of historical (neo-classical), interbellum (Bauhaus and art deco), communist-era and modern. In the period between the two World Wars, the city's elegant architecture and the sophistication of its elite earned Bucharest the nickname of Little Paris. Some of its main sights into the world's largest Parliament Palace, the Romanian Athenaeum concert hall, and a plethora of fascinating museums and parks.
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