If you're in Cluj for a short time, we recommend the 1-day trip in Transylvania! Here's where our local (and very friendly) guides will drive you to> Salina Turda - the oldest salt mine in the world and its Subterranean Theme Park, a traditional lunch, a beautiful walk through The Alba Carolina fortress and an unforgettable tasty dinner around a fortress.
It's a fantastic experience for old and young alike!
Imagine that you can go 13 floors (more than 80m!) in a Subterranean (but very fancy and well-lighted, no worries) salt mine and boat on a lake; Have fun in a wheel of gondolas, get a bird-view from a panoramic elevator, go for a ride in the Russian Wheel, play minigolf, table tennis, bowling, billiard. Or walk around the deep salt mine, its beautiful caverns, and little pond.
Yes, the Salt mine is already famous around the world for it's beautiful and impressive salty lake & park and you will definitely see it amongst the Top10 things to see in Transylvania. It has quite rich and salty history starting in 1740 under the name of Salt Mine Joseph (in honor of emperor Joseph 2nd), and now it's spiced up with a lot of fun, a vast park, and mesmerizing lights.
But don't take us for granted, just check the stunning videos published by the National Geographic or Wonder World!
After so much salt and fun, you will definitely be hungry, and the lunch will be on us in a very traditional restaurant nearby! Rest assured you're gonna love it and you will be ready to check the fortress en force.