Cluj-Napoca: Day Trip in Saxon Wonderland

Cluj-Napoca: Day Trip in Saxon Wonderland

From $139.68 per person

This full day tour brings you closer to the Saxon heritage of Transylvania by visiting the most important city of the Saxons, Sibiu. In the afternoon you'll sample a bit of typical village life by walking through the villages of Sibiel and Fantanele.

About this activity

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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 11 hours
Starting time 8:30 AM
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Live tour guide
English
Pickup included
Pick-up at your hotel/accommodation or from Str. Universitatii, in front of the Piarist Church. Please send me your hotel address up to the day before the tour, and I will confirm the exact time of your pick-up.

Experience

Highlights
  • Tour of the old town in Sibiu, including a visit to the Council Tower
  • Explore the authentic, rural villages of Sibiel and Fantanele
  • Find out about the fascinating story of the Saxons in Transylvania
  • Enjoy the beautiful Transylvanian countryside
Full description
Spend a day in the capital of the historical region of Transylvania, the city of Sibiu. There you'll admire one of the most beautiful medieval cityscapes in Romania, as evidenced by the city's title as "European Capital of Culture". On the drive down, you'll find out more about the Saxons roots, their colonization in Transylvania and their cultural impact on the country. In Sibiu, you'll start off by seeing the city's walls and the three main squares. Then you'll visit two of the most important churches. Climbing up to the top of the Council Tower will give you a beautiful overview of the old city. In the afternoon, the group will take a short excursion from Sibiu to visit two villages that seem to be stuck in time: Sibiel and Fantanele. Here, the population lives from what it produces locally and horse-drawn carriages are a daily occurrence. You'll taste a local made schnapps (tuica) and then visit the glass paintings museum in Sibiel. In the afternoon, you'll head back to Cluj-Napoca.
Includes
  • Guide/driver
  • Transport
  • Entry fee in the evangelical church and Council Tower in Sibiu, and glass paintings museum in Sibiel
  • One shot of schnapps in Sibiel
  • Other meals or drinks
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • Customers must keep distance in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • Customers are required to bring and wear masks
  • Customers will get a mandatory temperature check

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sun hat
  • Face mask or protective covering

Not allowed

  • Pets

Know before you go

  • This is a typical day tour, starting at 8:30 AM and ending at 7:30 PM
  • Comfortable shoes are recommended.
Customer reviews

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Review summary

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George TURISM is the best option to see Cluj and its whereabouts!

Anything organised by George TURISM is the best option to see Cluj and its whereabouts! The guides are professionals , they know a lot about the history of the region and its current challenges; they are kind and patient. I do suggest the trips to Sighisoara and Sibiu.

July 28, 2019

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