8 days in Black Sea Coast Itinerary

8 days in Black Sea Coast Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Black Sea Coast planner

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Fly to Bucharest Otopeni, Shuttle to Brasov
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Brasov, Romania
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bucharest, Romania
— 1 night
Shuttle
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Sunny Beach, Bulgaria
— 2 nights
Drive
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Sofia, Bulgaria
— 2 nights
Fly

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Brasov, Romania

— 2 nights
With the dramatic Carpathian Mountains as backdrop, Brasov is the largest city in a region of mountain resorts.
Popular historic sites such as Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle) and Brasov Historical Center are in your itinerary. Escape the urban bustle at Muntele Tampa and La Prapastii Zarnesti. When in Brasov, make a side trip to see Peles Castle in Sinaia, approximately Sinaia away. The adventure continues: relax and rejuvenate at Sport Wellness Spa, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Black Church (Biserica Neagra), and explore the historical opulence of Rasnov Citadel.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Brasov itinerary maker app.

Izmir, Turkey to Brasov is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Izmir to Brasov. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can drive to Bucharest.

Things to do in Brasov

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Spas

Side Trips

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Bucharest, Romania

— 1 night
The booming city of Bucharest is a sophisticated metropolis with a high contrast of old- and new-world architecture.
On the 2nd (Mon), view the masterpieces at Muzeul National al Satului "Dimitrie Gusti", get to know the fascinating history of Old Town, then pause for some serene contemplation at Stavropoleos Monastery, and finally ponder the world of politics at Palace of Parliament.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Bucharest day trip tool.

Traveling by car from Brasov to Bucharest takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in August, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time to take a shuttle to Sunny Beach.

Things to do in Bucharest

Shopping · Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
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Sunny Beach, Bulgaria

— 2 nights
Famous for its nightlife, the town of Sunny Beach along the Black Sea coast is the most popular summer vacation spot in the country.
On the 3rd (Tue), kick back and relax at Irakli Beach, then join the crowd at Karting Sunny Beach, and then relax and rejuvenate at Erma Spa Turkish Bath. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn about winemaking at Wine tasting Messembria, contemplate the long history of Nessebar, and then stop by JCraft Jewelry Shop.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Sunny Beach trip maker.

Traveling by shuttle from Bucharest to Sunny Beach takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Bucharest in August, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Sunny Beach, with lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Sofia.

Things to do in Sunny Beach

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Sofia, Bulgaria

— 2 nights
Spend time in one of Europe's oldest cities, the vibrant Bulgarian capital of Sofia.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): get the lay of the land with Walking tours, then pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Sofia Church, and then admire the striking features of St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral. Keep things going the next day: take a stroll through Vitosha Boulevard and then stroll through Vitosha Mountain.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Sofia using our trip planner.

You can drive from Sunny Beach to Sofia in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. Traveling from Sunny Beach in August, plan for a bit cooler nights in Sofia, with lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Sofia

Historic Sites · Tours · Shopping · Winter Sports
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