Top 20 Experiences in western romania
Day trip to Corvin Castle and Sibiu (and back) from Timisoara
This tour takes you to the most beautiful Gothic castle in Romania and to Sibiu, the Capital of Culture in Europe for 2007.
Day Trip to Turda Salt Mine and Corvin Castle from Timisoara
Get the chance to visit two of the most amazing places in Romania: Turda Salt Mine and Corvin Castle. We depart from Timisoara for a full day trip with a first stop in Hunedoara, where we will do a tour of Corvin Castle, the largest gothic structure in Romania. Go up the towers, see the torture room and be impressed by this mesmerizing place. Next Stop: Turda Salt Mine - a magical places located in the heart of Transylvania and surely the most spectacular underground place in Eastern Europe. Formed more than 13 million years ago, these salt deposits are now part of a museum, located 120m underground. A truly unique experience that you cannot miss!
3-Hour Cultural Walking Tour of Oradea
Enjoy a 3-hour walking tour in Bihor county and explore the city of Oradea and its cultural highlights with your guide. Oradea, the capitol city of Bihor county, is one of the important economic, social and cultural centers of north-western Romania. The city is holding on to these characteristics throughout its history. Oradea is nestled among hills that divide and unify the Crisana Plains and the hill-like limits of the Apuseni Mountains in a harmonious way. Located on the Crisul Repede River, which divides the city into almost equal halves, Oradea is the gateway to Central and Western Europe. Located about 10 km from Bors – the biggest border point on the western border – Oradea ranks tenth in size out of the Romanian cities. The price is per group for up to 10 tourists.
Corvin Castle Day trip from Timisoara
Let’s explore a few highlights of Transilvania, which are a must see in Romania. Corvin Castle, one of the most beautiful in Europe, The oldest stone church and an ancient, mystical roman site.
One Day in Transylvania - Departure from Timisoara
This full day tour (~12 hours) includes pick up and drop off at your accommodation in Timisoara and includes 4 sights. It is mainly a historical tour (you'll here the history of Romania presented chronologically), but also we'll also talk about Romania nowadays. We'll cross the Carpathian Mountains twice admiring beautiful landscapes and we'll enjoy a traditional Romanian lunch in one of the local restaurants next to Corvin Castle.
2-Day Private Tour of Transylvania with Visit to Dracula's Castle
Discover Dracula's Castle in a 2 day trip from Timisoara. Since Timisoara will be European Capital of Culture in 2023 we would like to offer you the opportunity to discover probably the most famous attraction in Romania - Dracula's Castle. This 2 day trip is truly special and will stay with you forever not only because you will get to see Dracula's Castle but you will get to truly experience and discover Transylvania! We will get to stop to Corvin Castle which is the largest gothic structure in Eastern Europe and one of the best castles Romania has to offer. Calnic Fortress, a UNESCO World Heritage Site is another important stop during our trip. Here we will get to talk about the famous fortified churches in Transylvania. Sibiu and Brasov are two of the most important cities in Romania and are included in our trip, together with Carta Abbey which is a unique spot in Romania and the easternmost Benedictine Abbey in the world. Join us in this amazing trip!
The Classic Tour of Timisoara
Art Nouveau, Baroque, Beer, Capital City of Hungary, Catholics, Communism, Eastern Orthodox Church, Electric Light, Freedom, French, Germans, Hammam, Illy Coffee, Islam, Joannes Corvinus, Johann Strauss, Judaism, Maria Theresa, Mongols, Multiculturalism, Nobel Prize, Oppression, Ottoman Empire, Plague epidemic, Romanian Revolution, Secession, Siege, Silk worms, Spanish mercenaries, Swamps, Tolerance, Vauban Fortress, Each word above has something to do with Timisoara. Above, they are alphabetically ordered. Join the tour and we will arrange them chronologically, in the best city tour in Romania (according to TripAdvisor). All the words will find their place in the final clear image you'll have about Timisoara, at the end of the tour. Can't wait to meet you!
The Grand Tour of Communist Ages at Timisoara
In December 1989 the communist Romania could be considered as a mental-hospital where the lunatics were running the asylum and the “internees” were punished for their sanity. How did we get to have one of the most symbolic dictatorship regimes in the modern history? What and who are to be blamed for this tragic condition? And not the last, how did courageous people stood-up and repudiated the evil leaders? The Grand Tour of Communist Ages is trying to provide answers to these complex questions, and not only.
Private Full-Day Hiking Adventure in Padis Karst Plateau
Hiking in Padis karst plateau, one of the iconic areas in the heart of the Western Carpathians and home to some of the last forested karst landscapes in Europe will always provide travelers with unforgettable memories. A professional tour leader, specialised in Western Carpathians nature interpretation will guide you along the creeks that shaped some impressive places such as Pestera Caput/Caput Cave, Izvorul Rece karst spring, Poiana Ponor/Ponor Glade, Cetatile Ponorului/Ponorului Fortresses karst system. He will explain the dynamic of this very specific landscape and will help you understand the way nature works creating these spectacular natural phenomena. A trip designed as an accessible adventure to anyone willing to enjoy a one day escape, starting and ending in Oradea. Relaxed pace, plenty of time to admire the scenery, for photos and for picnic lunch. Besides, there's so much joy and fun!
Taste Romania - Timisoara's Food Tour
This tour is just perfect for those who want to try Romanian cuisine but also learn a bit about Timisoara, European Capital of Culture in 2023. We'll eat a 5 course menu and this will be the chance for you to discover some of the best local restaurants in town but also learn about the history of this amazing city.
Timisoara All in One - Walking and Car Tour
Timisoara is that place where you don't know why are you going, but you feel very good once arrived there. We'll combine a walking tour in the Old Town with a car ride in the other neighborhoods of the city. We'll explore the city one end to another and we'll talk about old history as well as about the most recent events. Time for lunch in a restaurant according to your preferences. Fun facts, trivia and recommendations about food and drinks are included :) .
Full-Day Private Hiking in Nera Gorge National Park
The southern part of Banat is covered with mountain and hills. You will find a lot of great places here in which you can explore nature without having to have climbing skills. If you like to relax and exercise in the same time in beautiful nature this day trip is for you.
The Jewish Heritage Tour of Timisoara
Timisoara might not have the famous Jewish attractions of Josefov quarter in Prague, but for sure is equal generous with its Jewish-related life-stories and historical events. Moreover, brilliant natives of Jewish ethnicity changed for the better Timisoara and surrounding region. Alongside the impressive synagogues, a large number of Timisoara’s valuable buildings were either financed or designed by Jewish townsmen. All of these above mentioned are parts of the Jewish heritage of Timisoara, and we are inviting you to discover it!
City Tours - Vlad´s Timisoara
This is your chance for a pleasant city tour with a licensed and experienced tour guide. I choose a friendly approach towards a flexible tour of the city. As a historian and a resident of the city I am the right choice to help you see the local landmarks, discover unknown places and find out the story behind the buildings. Let me show you why Timisoara is so special!
Private Transfer from Timisoara Aurel Vlaicu Airport to Timisoara
Book a private transfer from Timisoara Airport(Traian Vuia TSR) to your home/office/hotel in Timisoara. All our drivers are professional and very well trained and will wait for you with a pick-up sheet right in front of the arrival terminal. All our cars are fully equipped with air conditioning, security, and audio systems.
Timisoara - Jewish Heritage Tour
Timisoara has its own Jewish history, preserved in buildings and legends, despite an ever decreasing Jewish community. Discover hidden architectural gems and the related stories on a guided walking tour aimed to amaze.
City Tour Timisoara
We begin with the visit of Victory Square, known also by the name of Opera Square and continue with the Orthodox Cathedral, the Bastion, the Liberty Square, the Old City Hall, The Synagogue, the Union Square, the Catholic Cathedral, the Serbian-orthodox Church, the President`s Palace, statue of the Holy Trinity and more. Timisoara has a mixture of cultures, religions and civilization, take your time to discover the first European city that used the horse-drawn trams (1869) and electrical street lighting (1889) and the first Romanian city that reacted at the Revolution in 1989 against the Communist regime.
Danube Gorge Day Trip from Timisoara
If you are for a few days in Timisoara or Arad and you want to see more of the diverse and surprising Romania, take this tour. If you like wild nature, you are active and you're open for adventure... then take this tour! At 2:30-3 hours drive from Timisoara you'll meet a completely different world. You will be taken from your hotel in a comfortable car, a professional guide will take care of everything. You just need to relax and enjoy the ride! The old Danube will impress you with its wildness, the impressive history, and the stunning landscapes of the trail carved through the mountains. Here are our 2 options for this tour: All year: Bigar waterfall, Danube Gorge by car, Hike in the gorge on Ciucaru Mare Peak, visit Decebal Statue. This option doesn't include a boat ride May-October: Danube Gorge, Hike in the gorge on Ciucaru Mare Peak, visit Decebal Statue, Ponicova cave, Boat ride in the Gorge, included
Discover Timisoara Tour
Capital of Culture, little Vienna, City of Light, East meets West, where every dog barks in four languages – there are many tags you can attach to Timisoara. Find out what’s yours on a guided walking tour through the city.
1 Day auto tour to Turda Salt Mine from Oradea
This tour will allow the tourists to see one of the most stunning places anywhere on or IN the planet. With over 2, 000 years of history, highly preserved galleries and a futuristic underground attraction, Saltmine Turda is the largest salt mine museum in the world, and easily the most incredible.