Day trip from Cluj - Turda Salt Mine, Alba Carolina Fortress, and Rimetea Village - in Cluj-Napoca - LikeALocal Guide

Day trip from Cluj - Turda Salt Mine, Alba Carolina Fortress, and Rimetea Village

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54 EUR

A full-day tour of Cluj-Napoca and its surroundings, including visits to the Turda Salt Mine and the Alba Carolina fortress.

Duration: 8 hours
    Available in
  • English,
  • German
I was in Cluj for a day and I didn't expect to see so many things in just a day. In the morning the guide came at the hotel and we went to Turda saltmine were there are some spectacular sights. the guide provided interesting information about the things we saw. From there we went to Rimetea village where we had a delicious lunch with specifical natural products and goodies. In the afternoon we went to Alba Iulia city were we visited the old fortress and in the evening we came back to Cluj Napoca. I was both fun and interesting, due to Rolandia that provided us with the best services.
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Highlights

  • Visit the 18th-century Alba Carolina fortress
  • Experience the magical Turda Salt Mine
  • Discover the local village of Rimetea

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Description

You’ll meet your guide in the morning and head to the fortress city of Alba Iulia in the heart of Transylvania. Its Roman influences will take you centuries back in time. Over the years it was also influenced by the Germans and the Hungarians, transforming it into a place of high cultural diversity.

Different architectural styles will delight your eyes: baroque and Romanesque churches, Roman citadels and even a Babylonian building. You’ll also have the opportunity to visit the 18th-century Alba Carolina fortress. Afterwards, you’ll enjoy lunch in medieval surrounds.

Next on your journey is the Transylvanian Turda Salt Mine. The 100-meter galleries open into a huge room carved out of salt, which reaches 90 meters high. Today, inside the mine you will find a theme park equipped with bowling alleys, ping pong tables, mini golf courses, a Ferris wheel, and an underground lake on which you can enjoy a boat ride.

If you’re seeking spectacular scenes to capture with your camera, Turda is the place to visit. A glass elevator provides an astonishing view of the mine. The temperature is constant at 10–12 degrees Celsius all year long, and the salty air has proven therapeutic properties.

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What’s included & not included

  • English-speaking guide
  • Entry fees
  • Bottle of water
  • Lunch (approximately €12 per person)
  • Personal expenses

Meeting point

Cluj-Napoca

Reviews from travellers (1)

5.0/5

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my amazing day trip from Cluj!
I was in Cluj for a day and I didn't expect to see so many things in just a day. In the morning the guide came at the hotel and we went to Turda saltmine were there are some spectacular sights. the guide provided interesting information about the things we saw. From there we went to Rimetea village where we had a delicious lunch with specifical natural products and goodies. In the afternoon we went to Alba Iulia city were we visited the old fortress and in the evening we came back to Cluj Napoca. I was both fun and interesting, due to Rolandia that provided us with the best services.

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4.9/5

Great tour of the Communist Era
This tour was really great. I visited all the main sigths of the communist era in Bucharest, including the Palace of the Parliament (about 1.5 hours tour) and Ceaușescu's house (about 45 mins). I asked my guide about a snack lunch and was taken to the local market, where I had traditional small sausages and a beer with the locals, which was great.
Excellent Guide
Our guide was a professional !

His communication skills were excellent and his knowledge top notch!

His car was a pleasure to ride in!

Pick this guide !!!
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Tour operated by: Rolandia Travel