Sibiu Day Trip to Corvin (Hunyadi) Castle & Alba Iulia Citadel

Let's visit Corvini Castle, one of most stunning Gothic castles in Europe and a mysterious place full of legends and stories from Romanian history! We'll also visit Alba Iulia Citadel, a place with a history of more than 2000 years but, most important, the place where modern Romania was born in 1918. Two of Romania's best attractions on a day tour from Sibiu!

What you need to know about this Corvin (Hunyadi) Castle tour:

  • This is a guided day trip starting from Sibiu. Duration 8-10 hours
  • Included: transport (total of 300 km), local guide and ticket to Corvin Castle
  • You will visit the well-preserved Gothic Corvin Castle, considered one of the best preserved medieval castles in Europe.
  • We'll also visit Alba Iulia Citadel, the "birthplace" of the Romanian state in 1918!
  • If time allows, we can extend the tour to visit Sarmizegetusa Ulpia Traiana archeological site OR Deva Fortress OR Sarmisegetuza Regia.
  • You'll learn A LOT about Romanian history from these major tourist sights.

Additional information

Meal not included but we can stop along the way for lunch, I know a couple of good local places.

Wear comfortable clothing and shoes.

Moments to expect during the Corvin (Hunyadi) Castle tour:

A Gothic - Renaissance 500 year old castle with an impressive history

Starting our trip from Sibiu we will travel in the countryside to Corvini Castle, also known as Hunyadi Castle. We will learn about its agitated history, visit its courtyard, old towers and interior rooms. We'll learn about the romantic legend surrounding the raven that represents the owner family seal.

A Gothic - Renaissance 500 year old castle with an impressive history

The Alba Iulia 5-star Vauban Citadel

We continue our trip to the city of Alba Iulia which hosts a beautifully restored 300 year old fortified citadel, built by the Habsburgs on Dacian and Roman (our ancestors) settlements. This is where the Great Romanian Union of 1918 took place - so you can imagine its historical importance. We will visit some major landmarks and enjoy the splendid walking area. Great photo opportunities by the way!

The Alba Iulia 5-star Vauban Citadel

Tour extension: Samizegetusa Ulpia Traiana or Deva Fortress

Ulpia Traiana Sarmizegetusa was the political, administrative and religious center of Roman Dacia in the 2nd and 3rd centuries, after these lands were conquered by the Roman Empire. Today the archeological site known as Sarmisegetusza Ulpia Traiana consists of ruins of a well-preserved forum, amphitheater, and remnants of several temples.
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Tour extension: Samizegetusa Ulpia Traiana or Deva Fortress

Tour extension: Sarmisegetuza Regia

Sarmisegetuza Regia is the greatest archeological site in Transylvania, a former Dacian-Roman fortress. Let's go see it!

Tour extension: Sarmisegetuza Regia
2 x 110 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: Sibiu
  • Nearest airport: Sibiu or Cluj Napoca
  • Nearest train station: Sibiu Train Station
  • Landscape: Countryside and urban

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