16 days in Southern Romania Itinerary

16 days in Southern Romania Itinerary

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Urlati
— 1 day
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Ploiesti
— 3 nights
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Busteni
— 4 nights
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Curtea de Arges
— 7 nights

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Urlati

Urlati ©
Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): learn about winemaking at Crama Basilescu and then examine the collection at Bellu Manor.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Urlati trip planner.

Reykjavik, Iceland to Urlati is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Reykjavik to Urlati. While traveling from Reykjavik, expect warmer days and a bit warmer nights in Urlati, ranging from highs of 36°C to lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Ploiesti.

Things to do in Urlati

Museums · Wineries
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Bellu Manor ©
Bellu Manor
Crama Basilescu ©
Crama Basilescu

3
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Ploiesti

Ploiesti ©
Ploiești is the county seat of Prahova County and lies in the historical region of Wallachia in Romania. Get some historical perspective at Cathedral of Ploiesti and Mogosoaia Palace. The Clock Museum and Marea Sinagoga are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Venture out of the city with trips to Serve Winery (in Ceptura), LacertA Winery (in Buzau) and Targoviste (Manastirea Dealu, Chindiei Tower (Sunset Tower), &more). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Tiriac Collection, join the crowd at Autocross Arena, take in the spiritual surroundings of Ghighiu Monastery, and pause for some serene contemplation at Biserica Trei Lerarhi.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Ploiesti trip planner.

Ploiesti is very close to Urlati. In July, daytime highs in Ploiesti are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Busteni.

Things to do in Ploiesti

Historic Sites · Wineries · Museums

Side Trips

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Mogosoaia Palace ©
Mogosoaia Palace
Chindiei Tower (Sunset Tower) ©
Chindiei Tower (Sunset Tower)
Serve Winery ©
Serve Winery

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Busteni

Busteni ©
Bușteni is a small mountain town in the north of Prahova County, in central Romania. Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle) and Peles Castle are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Popular historic sites such as Cantacuzino Castle and Sinaia Monastery are in your itinerary. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Busteni: Rasnov Citadel (in Rasnov), Moroeni (Lalomita Cave & Bucegi Plateau) and Ialomicioara Monastery and Cave (in Sinaia). There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of Pelisor Castle, steep yourself in history at George Enescu Memorial House, make a trip to Manastirea Caraiman, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Predeal Monastery.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Busteni online route planner.

Traveling by car from Ploiesti to Busteni takes 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Curtea de Arges.

Things to do in Busteni

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Museums

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Peles Castle ©
Peles Castle
Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle) ©
Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle)
Rasnov Citadel ©
Rasnov Citadel

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Curtea de Arges

Curtea de Arges ©
Curtea de Argeș is a city in Romania on the right bank of the Argeş River, where it flows through a valley of the lower Carpathians (the Făgăraș Mountains), on the railway from Pitești to the Turnu Roșu Pass. Mănăstirea Curtea de Argeș and Biserica Horezu are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get some historical perspective at Cetatea Poienari and Princely Church of St Nicholas. Explore Curtea de Arges' surroundings by going to Trovanti Museum Natural Reserve (in Costesti), Stefanesti (Vila Florica - CENTRUL DE CULTURA ,,BRATIANU" & Muzeul Viticulturii si Pomiculturii Golesti) and Anton Pann Memorial House (in Ramnicu Valcea). There's much more to do: see human ingenuity at work at Vidraru Dam, enjoy some diversion at Centrul Sportiv Ceramus, admire the local landmark of Musical fountains, and pause for some serene contemplation at The wooden church of Horea.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Curtea de Arges trip builder tool.

Traveling by car from Busteni to Curtea de Arges takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in July, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Curtea de Arges

Historic Sites · Museums · Fun & Games · Parks

Side Trips

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Mănăstirea Curtea de Argeș ©
Mănăstirea Curtea de Argeș
Cetatea Poienari ©
Cetatea Poienari
Biserica Horezu ©
Biserica Horezu