Private Tour: Corvin Castle and Alba Iulia from Sibiu

Day Trips & Excursions in Transylvania

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Discover some of Romania's most famous sights and history during this full day private tour. Join your guide for a visit to Corvin Castle in Hunedoara before exploring all that Alba Iulia has to offer such as the Vauban-style fortress, the Orthodox Church, and Catholic Cathedral. Admire the scenery as you travel in comfort to each sight by private transportation - Ford Mondeo or a minivan based on group size. Your guide will join you for the duration of the tour, ensuring to provide insight at each location.
You will be picked up from your hotel from 8-9am to begin your adventure to Hunedoara to see the Corvin Castle. This iconic Transylvanian castle is an incredible example of Gothic architecture in this region of Europe. Discover every corner of the castle and learn the history and legends of the Castle that have developed over 500 years. Throughout the castle, prepare to walk up around 100-200 stairs and a total of 1-2 miles throughout your tour. If desired, enjoy 15 minutes of free time for souvenir shopping or buying snacks at the shops near the castle. Next, you'll be on your way to Alba Iulia to begin the next stage of your journey. See the Citadel of Alba Iulia, a Vauban fortress where you'll discover 2 millennia of Romania's history as you stroll through the alleys and squares inside. From here, you will visit the Orthodox Church and Catholic Cathedral as well as the Roman ruins. Admire the imposing bastions and ravelins of the fort as well as the beautifully carved Baroque-era gates. You will have another 15 minutes of free time to grab a coffee or browse the souvenirs in the main square of the citadel. During your time in Alba Iulia, you can also choose to stop for lunch (at own expense) and choose from an array of restaurants that are serving both Romanian and international cuisine.During your tour, you will enjoy the comfort of private transportation either by Ford Mondeo or minivan based on your group size. Your full day tour includes approximately 6 hours of total travel time and 3 hours of touring time with a guide accompanying you the entire time. Your experience will conclude with drop off at your hotel around 5-6pm

What’s included

  • Driver/guide
  • The driver is also a professional tour guide licensed by the Romanian Tourism Authority
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Private tour
  • Private transportation by air-conditioned Ford Mondeo for groups up to 4 people
  • Private transportation by air-conditioned minivan for groups larger than 4 people
  • Wi-Fi available during transportation
  • Entry/Admission - Castelul Corvinilor

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks


  • All entrance fees included
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Private guide for a more personalized experience