Day trip to Timisoara, departure from Szeged

Cultural & Theme Tours in Timişoara

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We drive across the border to Romania and we arrive in Timisoara in about 2 hours. We start the chronological tour of this beautiful city. The pas of this city it's hot a bit of everything: Hungarian Hungdom, Ottoman Empire, Habsburg Empire, Romanian Kingdom and Communism. We'll visit the most important sights in the city center but also 2 of the old neighborhoods: Fabrik and Josefvaros. We'll se where the Revolution against Communism started back in 1989. We'll visit catholic, orthodox churches and we'll see also beautiful synagogues.Time for lunchDrive back to Szeged at the end of a beautiful day.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Banat Museum, Timisoara, Timis County, Western Romania, TransylvaniaThis is the old Royal Castle of Timisoara founded here by Carol Robert of Anjou in 1307.Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Saint George's Square, Timisoara, Timis County, Western Romania, TransylvaniaHere we talk about the Ottoman past of Timisoara.Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Bastionul Theresia, Timisoara, Timis County, Western Romania, TransylvaniaHere we talk about the new fortification system built by the Habsburg Empire in the 1st half of 18th CenturyDuration: 15 minutesStop At: Unirii Square, Timisoara, Timis County, Western Romania, TransylvaniaThe old downtown of Timisoara is full of history and beautiful architecture. Duration: 30 minutesStop At: St. George's Cathedral, Timisoara, Timis County, Western Romania, TransylvaniaThe plans of the church are made by Josef Emanuel Fischer von Erlach jr.Duration: 5 minutesStop At: Serbian Orthodox Episcopal Church, Timisoara, Timis County, Western Romania, TransylvaniaThe church of the Serbian community in Timisoara.Duration: 5 minutesStop At: Bruck House, Timisoara, Timis County, Western Romania, TransylvaniaA beautiful secession building from the beginning on 20th century. Duration: 5 minutesStop At: Cetate Synagogue, Timisoara, Timis County, Western Romania, TransylvaniaBeautiful synagogue next to the Jewish quarter. Duration: 5 minutesStop At: Libertatii Square, Timisoara, Timis County, Western Romania, TransylvaniaThe old administrative center on Timisoara.Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Piata Victoriei, Timisoara, Timis County, Western Romania, TransylvaniaThe new downtown of Timisoara, built an the turn of the century. A lot of beautiful Secession buildings. Also the place where Timisoara was proclaimed the first city free of communism in RomaniaDuration: 30 minutesStop At: Opera House, Timisoara, Timis County, Western Romania, TransylvaniaThe impressive building was built in only 3 years starting with 1872.Duration: 5 minutesStop At: Timisoara Historical Center, Timisoara, Timis County, Western Romania, TransylvaniaMost of our tour will take place here. This is entirely car free area, very nice for walking and relaxingDuration: 2 hoursStop At: Timisoara Orthodox Cathedral, Timisoara, Timis County, Western Romania, TransylvaniaBeautiful building in the city center. We'll can visit it also inside.Duration: 5 minutesStop At: Reformed Church (Biserica Reformata), Timisoara, Timis County, Western Romania, TransylvaniaThis is the place where the Revolution against Communism started in 1989Duration: 10 minutesStop At: Millennium Church, Timisoara, Timis County, Western Romania, TransylvaniaThe beautiful church was built by the Hungarian community of Timisoara in order to celebrate 1000 years since the Hungarians arrived here.Duration: 5 minutes

What’s included

  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Bottled water

What’s not included

  • Lunch
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