Bike to a Beautiful Natural Gorge & Turda Salt Mine

Turda Natural Gorge and the world-famous Turda Salt Mine are the 'must see' attractions around Cluj-Napoca! The gorge is a beautiful piece of work by nature: when inside you feel like there's no escape but the air is so fresh like nowhere else! The Salt Mine is a unique underground attraction with a 2000-year-old history. Let's go see them - by bike!

What you need to know about the Turda Salt Mine bike tour

  • This is a private day trip starting from Cluj-Napoca, probably the most healthy one you can find! Duration: 6-8 hours
  • Included: transfers by car, bike & helmet rental, lunch pack & coffee break and entrance fee to Turda Salt Mine
  • From Cluj we go by car to our starting point for our bike trail to Turda Gorge. In the Gorge we will do a bit of hiking for around 1 hour to explore the area
  • After that we go to Turda Salt Mine by bike (easy route) where we will spend about 2-3 hours visiting its galleries
  • In total we will bike around 3 hours + 25 km on plains and downhill. Easy for beginners and we can always adapt the route

Additional information

Come rested, wear comfortable clothing and shoes.

In the Salt Mine no food or drinks are allowed, but we'll charge our batteries before we go in.

Moments to expect

Bike to Turda Gorge

After a short car ride from Cluj, we start an easy downhill bike ride through a little forest and some local villages. In the distance we can already see the opening of the mountains. Inside Turda Gorge we will enjoy its natural beauty and the clean fresh air and go for a walk to explore it!

Bike to Turda Gorge

Bike our way to Turda Underground Salt Mine

After visiting the gorge we will bike our way to the nearby Turda Salt Mine. The salt mine is a massive underground gallery initially used for salt extraction but now used for medical and leisure purposes. Breathing salty air is very good for your lungs, as you will soon find out!

Bike our way to Turda Underground Salt Mine

Some more physical activity in the salt mine

Besides visiting the large galleries of the mine, there are plenty of other activities to do. You can read a book, play ping pong or rent a boat start rowing on the lake inside!
Read more about the salt mine in the 'Main attraction' section of Romanian Friend.

Some more physical activity in the salt mine
2 x 150 Euro
How to book this tour?
  1. Choose how many people and when
  2. Request a booking and fill in your details
  3. Flexible payment and cancelation
  4. Guide answers in 24h
  5. Children prices

Cancelation & refund policy


Sends us or the guide an email 24h before the tour informing us you can't make it and you'll get a full refund of your payment, no questions asked.

Location details

  • Starting point: Cluj - Napoca
  • Nearest airport: Cluj Napoca International
  • Nearest train station: Cluj Napoca
  • Landscape: Hilly & Underground Staircases

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