'must-see' sights: Turda Salt Mine & Alba Iulia Citadel Tour

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On this guided tour from Cluj-Napoca you will see 2 important sights: first, Turda Salt Mine named 'the coolest underground place in the world' by Business Insider for its impressive underground gallery and amusement park! Next, we will visit Alba Iulia Citadel, one of the oldest settlements in Romania from Daco-Roman times and the birthplace of Great Romania in 1918.


Moments to expect during the Turda Salt Mine & Alba Iulia Citadel day trip:

  • Explore the wonderful and unique Turda Salt Mine!

    Explore the wonderful and unique Turda Salt Mine!

    We start our day trip from Cluj-Napoca and head to Salina Turda to learn about its history, dating back almost 2.000 years and used for various purposes. Then, we will tour the salt mine and enjoy the underground amusement park: you can play ping pong, shoot some pool, minigolf or rent a boat and row on the underground lake! All the while enjoying healthy air!

  • Alba Iulia Citadel - a Vauban settlement

    Alba Iulia Citadel - a Vauban settlement

    Next, we continue our day trip to Alba Iulia Citadel. Take a walk through a 2000 year old historic landmark of Romania and see remnants of different civilisations. We'll find out why Alba Carolina Fortress is considered to be the spiritual capital city of modern Romania and then visit the Roman Principia, a medieval Catholic cathedral and a neo-byzantine Orthodox cathedral inside the citadel. Finally, some splendid views of the nearby landscapes!

  • Changing of the guard in Alba Iulia Citadel

    Changing of the guard in Alba Iulia Citadel

    Every day at 12:00 the changing of the guard ceremony takes places in Alba Iulia Citadel. Depending on your preferred itinerary, we can go see it!

Your total: €65
We'll need a deposit to save your spot and you'll pay the rest on arrival
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Location details

  • Starting point: Cluj-Napoca
  • Nearest airport: Avram Iancu International Airport Cluj-Napoca
  • Nearest train station: Cluj-Napoca
  • Landscape: Countryside and urban
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