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History Day Trip: Corvin Castle & Alba Iulia Citadel

Join me on this interesting tour to learn about Romanian history and the fascinating legends surrounding 2 major attractions: Corvin or Hunyadi Castle, a genuine 15th century Gothic architectural beauty, and Alba Iulia, former capital of the historic province of Transylvania. And while I exercise my storytelling skills you can relax and enjoy the sights of Transylvania!

What you need to know about this Corvin Castle tour from Cluj-Napoca:

  • This tour starts from Cluj-Napoca. Duration approx. 10 hours
  • Included: transport (approx. 400 km), guidance, entrance fee, water for the road. Not included: lunch and other expenses
  • First we visit Corvin (Hunyadi) Castle and on our way back we will stop at Alba Iulia Citadel
  • You'll learn a lot about Romanian medieval history and legends!
  • Admire beautiful sights of Romanian countryside on our way!

Additional information

Please wear comfortable clothing, we will be spending about half of the time on this tour in the car.

Moments to expect in the Corvin Castle trip from Cluj-Napoca:

Alba Iulia Vauban Citadel

For hundreds of years and before the Great Union of 1918 when present-day Romania was formed, Alba Iulia served as the capital of the Principality of Transylvania. We will go for a walk through different periods of history starting 2,000 years ago with the Romans and learn about the important role Alba Iulia Citadel played throughout Romanian history.

Alba Iulia Vauban Citadel
Attractions included

The impressive Corvin Castle

Of Gothic-Reinassance inspiration and used as fortified residence by the Corvin dynasty, rulers of Hungary and Transylvania, Hunyadi Castle is an important medieval military and architectural attraction in Romania and Eastern Europe! Dating from the 15th century and very well preserved, the castle has an impressive history and has been ranked among the top 10 most beautiful in the world!

The impressive Corvin Castle
Attractions included

[Customise] Visit Turda Salt Mine

If you want (and the rest of the group agrees if the case) we can visit Turda Salt Mine instead of Alba Iulia Citadel. Tickets are not included.

[Customise] Visit Turda Salt Mine
2 x 125 Euro
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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 Avram Iancu International Airport
  • Nearest train station: Cluj-Napoca
  • Landscape: Countryside, stone-cobbled streets

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