1. Romania
  2. Cluj County
  3. Cluj-Napoca
  4. Turda Saltmine

From Cluj: Turda Salt Mine and Gorge and Rimetea Village

Product ID: 287575
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Learn about the history of salt extraction in Transylvania and have fun in the underground amusement park. Explore Turda Gorge and chill out in the Apuseni Mountains while in Rimetea village.
About this activity
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Duration: 10 hours
Starting time 8:30 AM
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Live tour guide
English

Pickup included

The pickup point is in the lobby of your hotel. If you are not staying in a hotel, please wait for the pickup on the sidewalk, at the address you provide.

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Experience

Highlights
  • Explore Turda underground salt mine and learn about its ancient history
  • Enjoy the many activities in the salt mine's underground amusement park
  • Wander around the peaceful village of Rimetea
  • Take a 2-hour hike in the Turda Gorge
Full description
Start with pickup from Cluj at 8:30 AM, after which you will make your way to the salt mine of Turda. Learn about the history of the salt mine with your guide through the various galleries and exhibitions. Enjoy the various activities inside the underground amusement park. Some of the features include an underground lake that may be explored with paddles and rowboats, a Ferris wheel, a bowling alley, mini-golf, table tennis, and pool tables.

After discovering the spectacular salt mine, journey through the Apuseni Mountains to arrive at Rimetea. This is a Hungarian village wonderfully preserved in harmony with nature. For centuries, Rimetea was famous throughout Transylvania for its iron mines as well as for the skills of its blacksmiths. You will also have the opportunity to stop for lunch if desired.

Heading back to Cluj, stop for a 2-hour walk in the Turda Gorge nature reserve, which is one of Romania’s most important places for rock climbing. Cross the canyon and admire the 200m high crags. See a small fortified cave used by brigands as a refuge over two centuries ago before returning to Cluj in the late afternoon.
Includes
  • English speaking guide / driver
  • Pickup and drop-off
  • Transportation by private vehicle or minibus
  • Entry tickets for Turda Salt Mine
  • Entrance fee for Turda Gorge
What’s Not Included
  • Tickets for the amusement park
  • Lunch
  • Personal expenses
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People with back problems
  • People with mobility impairments
  • People with heart problems

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Warm clothing
Not allowed
  • Pets
Know before you go
• Please take some warm clothing for the salt mine and comfortable non-slippery shoes for the gorge

From US$ 166.75 per person

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Product ID: 287575