Sibiu is an exciting city with an amazing historical past and a large variety of attractions and cultural events. It is one of the Romania’s popular travel destinations, alluring tourists with its wonderful medieval charm. There’s no room for boredom in Sibiu! The Cultural Capital of Europe in 2007, listed in the famous Guide Michelin Green and received 3 stars in 2001, being called the “Little Vienna-city which must be visited”, Sibiu is the perfect destination for you. The vast and rich cultural agenda in Sibiu annually brings all the best from the world of performing arts, film, music, dance and traditions.
The city’s historical center has been renovated in 2006 and it looks spectacular. Narrow streets, colorful buildings in three central squares, houses arches, courtyards and mysterious tunnels, passageways and rooftops old mottled with “eyes” wide open will make you feel the flair of the city. It’s a pleasure to explore and discover one of the most famous historical and cultural centers of Romania.
Large Square – Haller House – Brukenthal Museum – Town Hall – Catholic Church – Council Tower – Small Square with the “Eyes of the City” – Luxemburg House – Pharmacy Museum – Liars’ Bridge – Huet Square – Evangelic Church – Brukenthal High school – Stairs Passage – Goldsmiths’ Square – “The Lower City” – Cibin market place – “Mitropoliei” Street – Orthodox Cathedral – Citadel wall with 3 towers – Thalia Hall -Headquarter of the German “Hermannstädter” Newspaper – Schiller Square – The General’s alleyway.
No visit to Sibiu can be complete without visiting Astra Open Museum, which is next to Sibiu. Here you can enjoy a traditional Romanian lunch and enjoy a relaxing tour of the biggest open-air museums in Romania. Astra hosts original monuments representative for the values of the Romanian village: dwellings, interior decorations, peasant industrial installations, traditional means of transportation.
Enjoy unique surroundings
Explore the villages surrounding Sibiu, located near the Cindrel Mountains.
Cristian is a village inhabited first by Landlers. It’s known to be the perfect host for many stork nests. Next, our recommendation is Sibiel, a typical Romanian village. Here you can admire the beauty of the surroundings and the Museum Icons on Glass.
Cisnadie is another village worth visiting. It shelters one of the most beautiful fortified churches in Transylvania. In Cisnadioara the Evangelical Church and the medieval fortress are the main attractions.
We’re sure you’ll love the surroundings.
If you love the sun, Ocna Sibiului is the perfect place to be. Spend your summer holiday enjoying the salty water, the beach and the mud treatments. You must take a healthy bath in one of the five main lakes with a high percentage of salinity and different depths. We dare you to test the salty water that keeps everything floating. It just an amazing way to spend your day swimming.
Don’t miss the Cistercian Abbey in Carta and in Avrig discover the beautiful Baroque Avrig Palace built by General Buccow in the 18th century. He gave it to the Brukenthal family, hence the new name.
You are at 7 minutes walking to the Big Square and the historical center of Sibiu where you can find numerous cafés and restaurants, the Happy Day Pension offers 12 clean, chic rooms and a friendly and relaxed atmosphere.