Sibiu – Alba Iulia – Hunedoara or Salina Turda

In this trip we can include a visit to the Citadel of Calnic which is situated in the village with the same name, about 50 kilometers from Sibiu. It is one of most interesting architectural monument from the XIIIth century and occupies a special place among the fortifications from Transylvania.

In the old town of Alba Iulia visitors can stroll along the wide, tree-lined streets of the Habsburg citadel, one of the most impressive in Europe, to discover the historical, cultural and architectural places of interest of Alba Iulia: the Roman Catholic Cathedral – the oldest and most valuable monument of architecture in Transylvania., the Batthyaneum Library, the Orthodox Cathedral of the Reunification, the Babilon Building – housing the National Museum of Unification, the Union Hall, the Apor Palace and the Princely Palace.

The Castle of Hunedoara, also named Corvins Castle or Corvinesti Castle or Hunyadi Castle, was built in the XVth century by John Hunyadi over the site of an old fortification and on a rock, surrounded by the waters of the river Zlasti.

Hunyad Castle was built by King Charles I of Hungary, after his visit in Temesvár (Timişoara), Kingdom of Hungary (now Romania), over the site of an older Roman fortification in 1307.

Salina Turda was ranked by Business Insider as the most beautiful underground place in the world.Likewise, Salina Turda is ranked 22 among the most spectacular tourist destinations in the world.

The Salt Mine is mentioned in official documents from the middle of the 13th century, when the mine was offered to the Transylvanian Catholic Church leaders. In the Middle Ages, Turda was one of the biggest places of salt extraction in entire region.


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