Discover Sibiu in 3 magical days

Discover Sibiu in 3 magical days

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Embrace the spirit of adventure and get ready to explore Sibiu, a city of unparalleled charm in the heart of Transylvania. This three-day tour is designed to take you through the city's vibrant history, culture and gastronomy, giving you an authentic and memorable experience. Aimed at travellers who want to combine cultural discovery with moments of relaxation and indulge in local cuisine, the tour promises to be an easy, accessible adventure full of surprises.

 

Your day in Sibiu starts in the Main Square, the place where the city's heartbeat is felt most strongly. This historic square, surrounded by colourful buildings and imposing architecture, is the perfect place to start your adventure. You'll be guided to the Altemberger House, now the History Museum, where you'll take a journey back in time through Sibiu's rich history. Lunch will be spent tasting Siberian specialities such as Transylvanian goulash or sarmule with mămăliguță in one of the local restaurants combining tradition with contemporary tastes.

 

The second part of the tour will take you to the Brukenthal Museum, a veritable treasure trove of art and history, followed by a walk to the Bridge of Lies, shrouded in urban legends and tales. In the evening, you'll relax in the Little Square, sipping a drink while enjoying the atmosphere of the city's evening life.

 

The next day, the adventure continues with a visit to the ASTRA Museum of Traditional Folk Civilization, located in the beautiful Dumbrava forest. This open-air museum gives you a unique insight into Romanian rural life through the traditional houses and workshops it houses. You'll have lunch nearby, again trying local dishes, before relaxing with a nature walk, reconnecting with the tranquillity and beauty of your surroundings.

 

The last day of the tour is dedicated to exploring the city in more depth. You'll visit the Evangelical Church, with its stately architecture, and spend the afternoon strolling the narrow streets, discovering small craft shops and art galleries. In the evening, the tour ends with dinner at a restaurant that offers you a panoramic view of the city, a perfect time to reflect on your adventure in Sibiu.

 

Accommodation is designed to be affordable, with options of guesthouses or hostels located close to the centre at prices between 30 and 40 euros per night. This choice will allow you to stay connected to city life while enjoying comfort and affordability. With an estimated budget of €100 per person per day, including accommodation, you'll have enough to enjoy everything Sibiu has to offer, from dining at local restaurants to museum admissions and local transport.

 

This journey through Sibiu is not just a getaway, but an invitation to live and feel the rhythm of a city full of history and culture. From relaxing moments in nature to cultural and gastronomic explorations, every day spent here will fill your soul with unforgettable memories and stories. Get ready to discover Sibiu, the city that will fascinate and delight you at every step.

Price Includes
Visiting suggestions for the main cultural and historical attractions
Daily activity descriptions
Information on modes of transport
Tips for navigating the city by public transport
Tips for tasting traditional Romanian dishes
Leisure options including parks, museums and shopping areas
Details about the history and local culture of Sibiu
Price Excludes
tickets to tourist attractions
airline tickets
travel insurance
accommodation
public transport tickets
miscellaneous reservations
SIM local

Travel Styles

Independent

Budget

200 - 299 euro
300 - 399 euro
400 - 499 euro

Trip duration

Short (3 - 5 days)

Season

Spring
Summer
Winter
Whenever
Autumn

Group type

Families with children's
Couples
Solo
Friends
Seniors

Topic

Cultural
Historical
Gastronomy

Exploring type

Walk
Itinerary

Morning: Start your day with a stroll around the Piazza Mare, the pulsating heart of the city, where you can admire the beautiful colourful buildings and the Altemberger House - Museum of History.
Lunch: For lunch, I recommend you try a local restaurant where you can enjoy Siberian specialities such as Transylvanian goulash or sarmule with mămăliguță.
Afternoon: Explore the Brukenthal Museum, a jewel of art and history, then make your way to the Bridge of Lies, the perfect place for urban tales and legends.
Evening: Relax at one of the cafés in the Little Square, enjoying a coffee or aromatic tea.

Morning: Head to the ASTRA Museum of Traditional Folk Civilization, a vast open-air museum offering an authentic insight into Romanian rural life.
Lunch: Try traditional Romanian cuisine at one of the restaurants near the museum.
Afternoon: Explore the natural beauty of the area with a walk through the Dumbrava Forest. It's the perfect time to relax and reconnect with nature.
Evening: End the day with dinner at a restaurant offering Siberian cuisine, perhaps right in the historic centre.

Morning: Visit the Evangelical Church, a symbol of the city, with impressive architecture and an interior full of history.
Lunch: Taste again some of the local delicacies in one of the traditional restaurants.
Afternoon: Spend the rest of the day enjoying the city's atmosphere, visiting the Council Tower and strolling through the narrow streets, discovering small craft shops and art galleries.
Evening: Conclude your Siberian adventure with dinner at a restaurant offering a panoramic view of the city, ideal for reflecting on fond memories.

Location
FAQs

3 days, perfect for a long weekend or a short escape from the everyday.

Sibiu, with explorations in the central historical areas and nearby natural surroundings.

Comfortable and discoverable: ideal for those who want to try new food styles, discover Romanian history and gastronomy.

Easy: The tour is accessible to most travellers without the need for significant physical exertion.

100 euro/day/person, including accommodation, local transport, food and activities.

On foot for exploring the city.
Local bus or taxi for longer distances or city surroundings.

Hostels and guesthouses near the centre, offering prices between 30 and 40 euros/night, ideal for the budget.

Siberian specialities such as:
Transylvanian goulash
Sarmale with mămăliguță
Various dishes with Saxon and Hungarian influences

The Great Square and Altemberger House - History Museum
Brukenthal Museum
Bridge of Lies
ASTRA Museum of Traditional Folk Civilization
Evangelical Church
Council Tower

Respect for historical and cultural heritage: It is important to maintain respect for the monuments and museums you visit.
Politeness in interactions with locals: Greetings and thanks are always appreciated.
Respect for traffic and public safety rules: Sibiu is a friendly city, but it is important to remain vigilant and respect local rules for a pleasant experience.

English is widely spoken among young people and in tourist areas. Basic knowledge of French can also be useful.

For EU citizens and those from many other countries, no visa is required to enter Romania.

There are no specific health risks or mandatory vaccinations for visitors to most countries, but it is recommended that you check the latest travel advice from your country.

No special vaccinations are required, but check standard travel recommendations.

There are numerous online reviews on platforms such as TripAdvisor, Google Reviews and Lonely Planet.

This itinerary is self-guided. For guided tours, you can check reputable local operators on review sites.

As a self-guided tour, you have the flexibility to tailor it to your liking, choosing which attractions to visit and when.

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