Discover the cities of Rameti and Alba Iulia on a full-day trip with an English-speaking guide and transportation from Cluj.
Depart from Cluj in the morning and drive to the small village of Rameti, where one of the oldest monasteries in Romania can be found. Founded in the 13th century the monastery contains old frescoes, the church museum, as well as scenic views.
From here, you will journey to Blaj, situated on the Mures Valley, in a picturesque wine region. Visit the Greek-Catholic cathedral and find out more about the great gatherings from 1848 and 1868 and about the important people who lived here.
After lunch, you'll reach Alba Iulia and explore the old Habsburg citadel containing Roman and medieval ruins, as well as the two cathedrals: the 1000-year-old St. Michael Catholic dome and the Orthodox Unification Cathedral.
Finally, learn about the local history at the museum and find out more about important landmarks in the Romanian history, such as the campaigns of Michael the Brave or the Uprising of Horia, Closca and Crisan.