Day trip to Corvin Castle and Sibiu (and back) from Timisoara

View over Sibiu city centre from the tower of the Lutheran Cathedral

Day trip to Corvin Castle and Sibiu (and back) from Timisoara

 

A full day trip to Transylvania (and back). Guided tours in Corvin Castle and Sibiu. Professional guide all along the tour.

We pick you up at your hotel and drive East, towards Transylvania. We cross the Carpathians, arrive in Transylvania, and stop to visit Corvin Castle.  This Middle Age castle is the biggest of this kind in the south-east of Europe. We enter the castle (fee) and visit for about 1 hour.

Around 12, we drive further east and after about 1 hour we reach Sibiu, the beautiful Transylvanian Saxon city dating back to the 12th century. In 2007 Sibiu was the European Capital of culture, while this year Sibiu was designated the European Region of Gastronomy. We must have lunch here. We’ll try some delicious local Romanian or Saxon dishes in a nice restaurant.

 After lunch, we tour this beautiful city, once the capital of Transylvania. We visit St. Mary Church, Council Tower, Liars’ Bridge, Grand Square, Small Square, Brukenthal Palace, defensive towers and walls, and Orthodox Cathedral.

At the end of the city tour, we can drop you off at your accommodation in Sibiu, or we’ll drive back to Timisoara (about 3 hours).

This tour is perfect for those who visit Timisoara and continue to want their trip to Transylvania. Sibiu is the base for those who want to explore Transylvania.

This tour can be booked by request.

 

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