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From Sibiu: day trip to Dacian Fortress, Hunyadi Castle and Alba Iulia Citadel

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    What to Expect
    This full day tour in Transylvania is the prefect blend of history, myths and medieval tales about some of the most popular tourist attractions of Romania. Leaving Sibiu town in the morning, our first important stop will be the archaeological site of Sarmizegetusa Ulpia Traiana, the former capital of Dacia State. The UNESCO site of Sarmizegetusa Fortress will give you a better understanding of Romanians' origins before the Roman conquering. The highlight of this visit will be the sacred area where the human sacrifices were done.

    We continue this tour with another interesting visit of medieval castle of Hunyadi Family. Hunyadi Castle was the residence of the brave Transylvanian Governor – John of Hunyadi, who left this castle to his son Mathias Corvinus.. The castle built in 15th century is the biggest medieval castle in Romania and it’s also considered to be one of the most haunted places in the world.

    The castle integrates various architectural styles, because of the presence of some military innovations. It was meant to be not only a luxurious residence during John Hunyadi’s reign, but also a strategic point to defend the region against various attacks.

    Next important stop of the tour is Alba Iulia Fortress. Having its origins back in 2nd century from Roman time, the city of Alba Iulia offers a journey through the history of Transylvania from ancient times to medieval and modern days. We’ll visit the ruins of the Roman town, the medieval fortifications, the modern fortifications made in Vauban style, the Cathoilc Cathedral – the oldest from Transylvania and the Reunion Cathedral which commemorates the Union of all Romanian provinces in a single country.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Your hotel in Sibiu.
    Departure Time
    8:00 AM
    Duration
    24h
    Return Details
    Your hotel in Sibiu.
    Inclusions
    • Fuel surcharge
    • Driver/guide
    • Local guide
    • Professional guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Transport by private vehicle
    • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
    Exclusions
    • Food and drinks
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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