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Travel Guide of Sibiu in Romania by Influencers and Travelers


Sibiu is a city in Transylvania, a historical region of Romania. Located some 275 km north-west of Bucharest, the city straddles the Cibin River, a tributary of the river Olt.


The Best Things to Do and Visit in Sibiu


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1 - The Bridge of Lies

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2 - The Council Tower

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3 - Archaeology Tours in Sibiu

This tour is the best opportunity to visit spectacular Alba Iulia Citadel and to complete it with a tour and wine tasting at citadel cellar: Vinoteca Hugo. The Alba Iulia bastion fortification is the largest fortress in Romania, which has been standing for more than 300 years. Is the place where you can travel over two millennia back in time, strolling, among vestiges of three fortifications, dating back to as many different epochs. In other words, every fortress built here has embraced a previous one: the Roman castrum, the medieval fortress and the Alba Carolina Citadel. For more than 70 years, the Catacombs of the Citadel, hosts a wine cellar with a collection of over 5,000 wine bottles, produced between 1952-1972. For several decades, visits to the citadel cellar were restricted.The cellar was renovated in 2018, and was open to visitors. Now you can take a tour in this spectacular cellar and taste the wines from collection, that includes over 12,000 bottles of premium wines.

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Archaeology Tours in Sibiu things to do in Sibiu



4 - Large Square

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5 - Lutheran Cathedral of Saint Mary

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Lutheran Cathedral of Saint Mary things to do in Sibiu



6 - Mountain Bike Tours in Sibiu

Discover one of Europe's most idyllic medieval city in a 3-4 hours bike tour that will include a mixture of history, culture and the green landscapes of this beautiful place. Located some 215 km north-west of Bucharest, Sibiu is one of the seven fortified cities in Transylvania, forming the Saxon fortified network €œSiebenburgen€ -€“ the foundation of Saxon society. We will cross the old city center, reach the Sub Arini Park, later on Dumbrava forest and finish the tour at the majestic Astra Ethnographic Open air Museum for an option lunch.

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Mountain Bike Tours in Sibiu things to do in Sibiu



7 - Păltiniș

   22 km away

Păltiniş is a mountain resort in Transylvania, Romania, 35 km south-west from Sibiu in the Cindrel Mountains. It is situated at 1440 m altitude, being the highest resort in Romania. It lies in a conifer forest.

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8 - Hosman

   24 km away
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9 - Bike Rentals in Sibiu

We understand perfectly our customers needs as we ride bikes daily. Our goal is to provide excellent customer service and we did and do that since day 1. Renting a bike is not only about renting a bike, but it also includes that very first impression when you get in contact with the rental shop, which we do our best to provide you not only with the bike and stuff you need, but also ensure you that you did the right and best choice when you came to us.

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10 - Cindrel Mountains

   36 km away
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11 - Transfăgărășan

   44 km away

The Transfăgărășean or DN7C is a paved mountain road crossing the southern section of the Carpathian Mountains of Romania. It has national-road ranking and is the second-highest paved road in the country after the Transalpina.

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12 - Climbing in Sibiu

Explore the most impressive mountains from Romania nicknamed " Transilvanian " Alps,a stretch of peaks, holes and saddles which are scattered on an area of around 2. 400 km² Be prepared to put your skills at work. Take pictures  and admire unique landscapes, glacial doms, alpin lakes and out of range flora and fauna.

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Climbing in Sibiu things to do in Sibiu



13 - Distretto di Sibiu

   44 km away

Sibiu is a city in Transylvania, a historical region of Romania. Located some 275 km north-west of Bucharest, the city straddles the Cibin River, a tributary of the river Olt.

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Distretto di Sibiu things to do in Sibiu



14 - Bâlea Lake

   44 km away

Bâlea Lake is a glacier lake situated at 2,034 m of altitude in the Făgăraș Mountains, in central Romania, in Cârțișoara, Sibiu County. There are two chalets opened all the year round, a meteorological station and a mountain rescue station.

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Bâlea Lake things to do in Sibiu



15 - Transfăgărăşan

   44 km away
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Why should you visit Sibiu ?


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Sibiu is one of the largest Transylvanian cities of 147,245 inhabitants. It is crossed by the small river Cibin, a tributary of the river Olt, itself a tributary of the Danube.

The historic centre of Sibiu is still partially enclosed by its original medieval walls, from the 12th century.
It's a multicultural area that has always impressed with its varied landscape.
As you walk through the medieval town you will find small, narrow, colourful streets, which invites you to discover it in any season, and adds a charm to it.
Look for the highest vantage point to get a view of the whole city and discover the city in a different way.

If you like historical museums and discovering fascinating subjects, you must visit the Brukenthal Museum. The building itself tells a story. It is a large secular gothic monument and from 1850 to 1948, this building housed the Sibiu town hall. Here you can find a part of Transylvanian history and objects belonging to the inhabitants of the time of the Dacians and Romans.



Frequently Asked Questions by Travelers planning a trip to Sibiu

Is it worth visiting Sibiu ?

Yes, it's worthvisiting Sibiu and romania in general. It has beautiful places and colourful landscapes in the cities and the medieval atmosphere make you feel out of place.

You can go in every restaurant from central square to street Nicolae Balcescu in Sibiu to eat some typical dishes.

Yes, the is organized events here in Sibiu as :
"Sibiu Jazz Festival", the country's oldest festival dedicated to this musical genre (13-15 august)
"The festival Classics for Pleasure" (in august)
"The international theatre festival"(from 27 May to 5 June).
Sibiu is a city on the move, there are other organised events that you might enjoy.













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