Marvel at the colorful city of Sibiu, starting from Cluj-Napoca
Find out why churches got to be fortified in Transylvania while visiting Calnic fortified church (UNESCO heritage).
Admire the countryside from Marginimea Sibiului area and marvel at the icons painted on glass inside Sibiel museum.
Enjoy a home cooked meal.
Wander on the medieval street of Sibiu and learn about the Saxon heritage.
The tour takes between 10h 30min -11h, in normal traffic conditions.
Departure from Cluj-Napoca at 9 am.
First stop will be in Calnic village, for the visit of the fortified church (UNESCO heritage).
Continue the journey down to Sibiel village, for a traditional home made lunch.
Afterwards, in the same village, visit an astonishing peasant-art icon painted on glass museum.
The tour continues with the main destination spot, namely the best defended medieval fortified town in Transylvania, the ancient capital of all Transylvanian Saxons: Sibiu. Visit the four fortifications of the medieval town, the Liar's Bridge, The Small and the Big Squares.
Transfer back to Cluj-Napoca in the afternoon.
Meeting Point + Tour Duration
Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Airport, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building
Duration: 10 hours 30 min.
The transfers for the day include 6 hours of driving in normal traffic conditions. Traffic jams may influence the duration of the tour (with up to 2-3h)
Transportation by private vehicle (Volkswagen Sharan or similar, 5+2 seats) with comfortable seats and AC.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
50 leu (RON) - - 15 lei photo tax at Sibiel Museum of icons painted on glass
- 35 lei optional drinks, snacks, personal expenses and souvenirs
- Personal Expenses
I am not permitted to guide at the House of the Parliament (Bucharest) and Brukenthal Museum (Sibiu) as these two institutions only use their own guides.