Guided Walking Tour of Bohemian Sibiu with a NativeWith: Adela 36
What you need to know about the Sibiu city tour
- This is a guided tour of Sibiu Old Town area with a native guide. Duration: 2,5h. Exact time to be agreed depending on your interest and season
- We will see the main landmarks and major attractions of Sibiu such as: Upper Town (Piata Mare), Lower Town, the Council Tower, the Evangelical Church, the Liars'Bridge and many others
- No entrance fees required on our route. Depending on weather and your interests, we can adjust the itinerary.
- Many handcrafts, artisans and homemade products on our route. And you'll enjoy a typical street food snack from Sibiu (included in price)
- Starting point in the Old Town area and starting hour to be agreed after I confirm your booking.
We usually start from the old town area but I can also pick you up from where you're staying if around the Old Town Center.
As Sibiu has many cobbled streets, please wear comfortable shoes.
Unless you mention specifically that you want a private tour, there might be other travelers joining you on this trip.
Moments to expect
The Big Square
Sibiu is famous for its wonderful squares with colorful, beautiful buildings. The visit includes the old town with its former defensive walls, towers and bastions, beautiful squares, different churches, the famous Liars' Bridge, the Brukenthal Palace, narrow old streets, hidden tunnels and passageways.
Little Square and its Council Tower
A place animated by beautiful monuments and lively terraces. There are a lot of important sights here: the Catholic Church, the Evangelic Church, the Council Tower, the Luxembourg House, the Liars' Bridge,
Learn about why this small bridge came to be known as Liar's Bridge. Hint - an honesty test is involved!
The Evangelical Church
This is one of the oldest churches in Transylvania and the second as size. There are lots of interesting and fun stories and legends about this imposing construsction.
Discover the beautiful hidden, picturesque and colorful squares of Sibiu!
Enjoy a delicious street food pastry from Transylvania
On our route we'll also stop at a typical pastry shop in Sibiu that bakes delicious traditional pastries typical of Translyvania. There will be plenty of options, sweet and sour, and I'll tell you the best ones so you can choose! Either way, I'm sure you'll enjoy it - people queue to buy them!
- Starting point: Sibiu
- Nearest airport: Sibiu or Cluj International
- Nearest train station: Sibiu Train Station
- Landscape: Cobbled streets/ Stair Passageway
Reviews from travellers
The guide was more than excellent, the tour was very interesting. The explanations given were very good, understandable and helpful. I would sincerely recommend the guide and the tour.
Adela is an excellent tour guide! Her scheduling was flexible for scheduling my tour. She was full of information about Sibiu's history and we visited many more places than I expected - perhaps because we are both fairly fast walkers. It was great to take the tour early in my visit to Sibiu - it helped me to decide which other places I wanted to visit later. I strongly recommend - Adela is the best!
We made contact with our guide Adela by e-mail a couple of weeks before visiting Sibiu, and firmed up the arrangements for meeting a day or so before we arrived. We found her knowledge and enthusiasm to be excellent, and learned a great deal about Romanian history and culture. My wife and I really enjoyed the time we spent with her.
Our experience using Romanian Friend to locate a guide in Romania was fantastic! We found Adela who was such a knowledgeable, interesting, and fun guide, she made our trip totally more than we ever expected! My brother and I spent about 8 days in Romania, 3 1/2 days on tours with Adela, researching our Saxon heritage, and she far exceeded our expectations! We hope to return to Romania next year. We will certainly recommend Romanian Friend to anyone else interested in travelling there! Thank you so much! Karen Konnerth
We were very impressed with the knowledge of Adela. She was able to answer any questions we had about Sibiu, Transylvania or Romania. She was very proud of the city and you can tell. Great tour!
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