Alba Iulia, A Private Tour

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Alba Iulia built between 1714-1738 after the Habsburg conquest of Transylvania and it is considered to be the most representative baroque, Vauban-type state fortress in Romania and one of the largest of this kind in Eastern Europe.

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Distance from Bucharest - 357 km.

The Roman Catholic Cathedral – a medieval architecture jewel, built in the 13th century in two stages: 1247-1291 and 1320-1356 and it is placed in the heart of the Alba Carolina Stronghold.

The Path of the Three Fortifications – is unique in Europe, because it takes you back 2000 years in history, through 3 different eras: the Roman Castle (106 BC), Medieval Citadel (16th century), and the Alba Carolina Vauban-type fortification.

The Union Hall - the place where on the 1st of December 1918, the document that attests the union of Transylvania with Romania (First time the union of the three Romanian provinces was made by Michael the Brave in 1600) was signed.

Alba Iulia

Alba Iulia Tour details

This destination can be combined with others, as part of a complete packaged tour. This is up to you. You can click on the "Area" section in the menu above to see what other beautiful attractions are situated nearby.

The price might differ according to the extra destinations and services you choose. Some of them might be on the way and therefore, the price will remain the same. But that’s something that we will let you know once you’ve made your decision.

The price listing is per person.. But in some cases, if you are part of a group, special rates apply.

    Included:

  • Transportation
  • Professional tour guide
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges

  • Not Included:

  • Insurances
  • Food and drinks (unless specified)

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Turda Salt Mine – 70 km away

The largest salt mine in Europe. There you will encounter a carousel, a 180-seat amphitheater, ping-pong tables, basketball hoops, mini-golf, bowling and also a mini lake where you can rent a boat. Also there is an area with health treatments that draws upon and takes advantage of the mine’s optimal climate.

Turda Salt Mine

Turda Salt Mine

Sibiu – 80 km away

Sibiu was the largest and wealthiest of the seven walled citadels built in the 12th century by the German settles known as the Transylvanian Saxons. The Old Town is conjured by a fortress and has many buildings that kept their medieval ambiance.

Sibiu

Sibiu

Corvin – Hunyad Castle – 82 km away

The construction of the Castle started in the 15th century having an old settlement as a starting point. Huffington Post presented this castle as one of the ten most magical constructions of this kind in the world. This gothic castle is surrounded by a lot of legends, and the most interesting is regarding the symbol of the Corvin family, and the crow the gold ring.

Hunyad Castle

Hunyad Castle

Sarmisegetusa Regia – 85 km away

Was the capital and the most important military, religious and political center of the Dacians prior to the war with the Roman Empire. Built on top of a 1200m high mountain, the fortress, comprising six citadels, was the core of a strategic defensive system in the Orastie Mountains.

 Sarmisegetusa Regia

 Sarmisegetusa Regia

Cluj Napoca – 100 km away

The 4th largest city in Romania, Cluj dates since 106, when the Roman Emperor has conquered Dacia and formed the settlement named Napoca. Over the years the city has thrived , becoming very famous, hosting some of the best music festivals in Europe like Electric Castle and of course Europe’s best festival – Untold, and for the movie goers, the Transylvania Film Festival (TIFF).

 Cluj Napoca

 Cluj Napoca

Biertan – 105 km away

One of the most important fortified churches in Romania, protected under the UNESCO World Heritage, right in the middle of the village with the same name. Built between 1493 and 1522 in a gothic style, this is the last hall-type church in Transylvania. Sustained and strengthened with towers and bastions, surrounded by 3 enclosures.

Biertan

Biertan

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