timisoara – the classic tour

timisoara turul clasic
  • Timisoara Classic Tour is a relaxed walking tour in the city center. History, beautiful buildings, the stories of the city and their people.
  • The tour takes place inside of the old city walls of the Vauban type fortress, built in the 18th century by the Austro-Hungarians.
  • The starting point is the oldest building in the city – the castle built by the Hungarian king Carol Robert of Anjou, at the begging of the 14th century.
  • The tour follows a chronological path – the history and the stories of the city go along with the places we are seeing. Our tour follows an 800 years history on a track of about 2,5 km. We start with the Hungarian period, then the Turkish one followed by the Habsburg period – the glory years of the city, and we finish in the present time, in the square where the revolution against communist regime took place  in December 1989.
  • The classic will take us 2 and half to 3 hours, depending on your interest. A short stop for coffee or refreshments can be take in one of the welcoming terraces in the city center.
  • The Classic Tour is the most requested tour in Timisoara.