Brașov, România
The perfect 3 days itinerary

Brașov is a city in the Transylvania region of Romania, ringed by the Carpathian Mountains. It's known for its medieval Saxon walls and the towering Gothic-style Black Church. Brașov is also a gateway to the nearby Bran Castle, commonly known as Dracula’s Castle. The city is a mix of old and new, with charming cafes, excellent restaurants, and vibrant nightlife, all set against a backdrop of historical and architectural treasures.

What to do in Brașov?

This 3 days itinerary is the perfect guide to the best things to see in Brașov. It includes day-by-day activities, travel tips, and the top places to visit.

Day 1: Exploring the Heart of Brașov

Morning

Start your day with a visit to the Council Square (Piața Sfatului), known for its colorful baroque buildings and the Black Church, a celebrated Gothic site. Enjoy a coffee at one of the many cafes around the square.

Afternoon

Visit the First Romanian School Museum, located in the Church of St. Nicholas complex. Here, you can see the first Romanian printing press and the oldest known Romanian printed book. Later, take a stroll down Rope Street, one of the narrowest streets in Europe.

Evening

Enjoy a traditional Romanian meal at one of the local restaurants in the city center.


Day 2: A Day Trip to Bran Castle

Morning

Take a day trip to the nearby Bran Castle, also known as Dracula's Castle. Explore the castle's many rooms and secret passages, and learn about its connection to the infamous Vlad the Impaler.

Afternoon

Visit the nearby Rasnov Fortress, a historic monument and landmark in Romania. The fortress was built as part of a defense system for the Transylvanian villages exposed to outside invasions.

Evening

Return to Brașov and enjoy a relaxing evening at one of the city's many bars or pubs.


Day 3: Enjoying Nature and Wildlife

Morning

Visit the Libearty Bear Sanctuary, a refuge for rescued bears. Here, you can learn about the bears' rescue stories and observe them in their natural habitat.

Afternoon

Take a cable car up to Tampa Mountain for breathtaking views of Brașov and the surrounding Carpathian Mountains.

Evening

End your trip with a visit to the Brașov County Museum of History to learn more about the region's rich history and culture.


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