Cluj Top Attractions: Turda Salt Mine, Alba Iulia Citadel & Rimetea Village

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On this day trip you will see the 3 very interesting sights near Cluj-Napoca: first, Turda Salt Mine named 'the coolest underground place in the world' - guaranteed to impress you! Next, Alba Iulia Citadel, one of the oldest Roman settlements and the birthplace of modern Romania in 1918. Finally, a beautiful traditional village with picturesque sights that will charm your eyes!


On certain days of the week this tour runs as a group tour.
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Moments to expect during the Alba Iulia Citadel tour from Cluj:

  • 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 this unique attraction. The salt mine is 2.000 years old and was used for various purposes since then. Access tunnels will lead us into huge caverns and grottos beautifully decorated with lights creating a unique atmosphere! You'll learn about salt exploitation and why salty air is therapeutic for your lungs. You can also enjoy the underground amusement park: play ping pong, shoot some pool, minigolf or rent a boat on the underground lake!

  • Alba Iulia Citadel - Romania's largest citadel

    Alba Iulia Citadel - Romania's largest citadel

    Coming back to the surface, we drive to Alba Iulia Citadel. We go for a walk through this beautifully restored 2000-year-old Vauban fortress and discover traces of different civilisations. Find out why Alba Carolina Fortress is the spiritual capital of modern Romania and visit sights such as the Roman Principia, a neo-byzantine Orthodox cathedral or Union Hall Finally, admire splendid views of Transylvania!

  • Village of Rimetea

    Village of Rimetea

    On our way back to Cluj we leave the main road behind and head into the Romanian countryside. We stop in the village of Rimetea, winner of Europa Nostra Award for its authentic preservation of traditional all-white Hungarian households. You will greet locals and see how they live, go for a walk in the village against a gorgeous backdrop of mountains and enjoy a traditional lunch at a local guesthouse with locally-sourced products!

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Location details

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

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