History and underground attractions in Transylvania and Crisana region

Corvin Castle, Hunedoara
Turda Salt Mine, Turda
Alba Iulia

2 days / 1 night

departures on request

from 145.00 €

    History and underground attractions in Transylvania and Crisana region

    Day 1:  Cluj-Napoca - Turda - Alba Iulia - Hunedoara - Deva - lunch

    08.00 Departure from Cluj-Napoca to Turda.

    09.00 Arrival in Turda. Visit of Turda Salt Mine, exceptionally renovated.

    10.00 Departure from Turda to Alba Iulia.

    11.00 Arrival in Alba Iulia, considered as “Romania’s Union Capital”. Alba Iulia city tour: we start with “Reunification Cathedral”, also called “Coronation Cathedral”, which was built between 1921 and 1922. This is the Cathedral, where on October 15th 922 was crowned Ferdinand and Maria, as King and Queen of Romania Reunited, called “Great Romania”. After that, we visit Catholic Cathedral of Alba Iulia, then we will admire Prince’s Palace and Equestrian Statue of Mihai Viteazul/ Michael the Brave. Michael the Brave was the first prince in Romanian history to achieve Unification of the three historical Romanian Provinces: Transylvania, Moldavia, Tara Romaneasca (Wallachia), on November 01st 1599. Nearby are the two buildings of Union Museum and many sculptures/bust of greatest Romanian figures to participate at Romanian Unification on December 01st 1918. We will visit then „Alba Carolina” Vauban style medieval citadel, masterpiece of Vauban style.

    13.00 Lunch.

    14.30 Departure from Alba Iulia to Hunedoara.

    16.00 Arrival in Hunedoara. Visit of Corvinilor/ Corvin Castle, masterpiece of Romanian Gothic architecture. Corvin Castle was built by Corvinesti family and is considered among Top 25 most beautiful castle in Europe (in the same top with other two famous Romanian Castles: Peles and Bran). Among the most important parts of this masterpiece: Capistrano Tower, White Bastion, Chevaliers Room.

    17.30 Departure for Deva.

    18.00 Arrival in Deva.

    Accommodation in Deva.

    Day 2: Deva - Bear’s Cave - Oradea - Cluj-Napoca - breakfast, lunch

    07.30 Breakfast.

    08.30 Visit of Deva Medieval Citadel, situated on the top of the hill, dominating Mures Valley. The citadel construction started in 1269 and it was one of the most important fortresses in Transylvania for centuries. The citadel is under reconstruction, but once at the top with the lift, you will admire the panorama over the valley of Mures and the city of Deva. Nearby the hill, there is Magna Curia Palace which hosts the Museum of Dacian and Roman Civilization.

    10.00 Departure from Deva to Bear’s Cave, via Varfurile.

    12.00 Arrival at Bears Cave. We visit Bear’s Cave, the only cave in Europe hosting Ursus Spaelaeus bounces, one of most spectacular and visited cave in Romania.

    13.00 Departure to Oradea, Bihor County’s Capital.

    13.45 Arrival in Oradea. Lunch.

    15.15 Oradea walking city tour: National Theater, Moon Church, Roman Catholic Church, Ursulines Complex.

    17.00 Back to Cluj-Napoca.

    20:00 Transfer at the hotel in Cluj-Napoca.

    Price per person in (€) EURO:

    Number of persons
























    Price includes:

    • Pick-up from your hotel in Cluj-Napoca;
    • Drop-off at your hotel in Cluj-Napoca;
    • One night accommodation in standard double or single room, breakfast included:
      • Deva - 1 night.

    **4 star service at the hotels / pensions, exact locations to be confirmed upon availability;

    **accommodation upgrades are available, if needed, please advise;

    **the hotels are rated after local standards.

    • Transport by car or minibus/van with guide/driver or driver;
    • Meals:
      • 1 breakfast, at your hotels;
      • 2 lunches, at local restaurants.
    • English speaking guide or guide-driver;
    • City tours or panoramic tours and visits in the following locations:
      • Turda;
      • Alba Iulia;
      • Hunedoara;
      • Deva;
      • Oradea.
    • Mentioned excursions as per program, and entrance fees for the sights to be visited:
      • Turda Salt Mine;
      • Alba Iulia Medieval Citadel;
      • Corvin Castle;
      • Deva Medieval Fortress;
      • Bear’s Cave.

    *subject to availability, opening hours, changing of schedule, closing days, closure due to restoration, closure for hosting events, etc.).

    • Travel assistance.

    **all services will be accommodated by professional staff that will try to ensure a great travel experience!

    Price does not include:

    • Any air tickets to Romania and from Romania as well as their airport taxes;
    • The drinks, except those mentioned express;
    • Any expense of personal nature;
    • Any optional tours or activities;
    • Camera and video camera fees, where applicable;
    • Visa fees and visa arrangements;
    • Tips/gratuities;
    • Any type of insurance;
    • Any cost element which is not expressly mentioned in the chapter “Price includes”.

    ***Important notes

    Please remember that it’s your responsibility to carry the proper travel documents. Also, make sure to see your doctor before your trip for a check-up and ensure that you have valid travel insurance.

    1. All visa (if needed) requirements must be fulfilled and these are entirely your responsibility.

    2. Make sure you have your passport with you at all times, some visits require presenting it upon arrival. Try to bring at least one copy of your passport and visa (if needed) and keep all documents safe.

    3. Some of the museums in Romania are closed on Mondays and Tuesdays.

    4. This program will act as a contract between parties and/or will be considered as an addendum to a contract already valid.

    5. The offer presented above and all the services proposed are subject to availability upon your firm request.

    6. All the reservations for the requested travel services are made only after the payment confirmation is sent to us. Please note that no services can be guaranteed without receiving the full payment at least 15 days in advance before the arrival of the clients (group).

    7. The rates presented above are subject to change without prior notice according to the regulations, currency, availability and season fluctuations.