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Bucharest: Slanic Salt Mines and Wine Tasting Tour

Bucharest: Slanic Salt Mines and Wine Tasting Tour

From US$ 195.92 per person

Explore the largest salt mines in Europe on a 7-hour day trip from Bucharest. Wander around the underground chambers of the Slanic Prahova Salt Mine. Then, go to a local vineyard for a typical Romanian lunch and wine tasting tour of the cellars.

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Duration 7 hours
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  • Explore the Slanic Salt Mine, the largest salt mines in Europe
  • Enjoy a 3 course lunch at a typical Romanian winery
  • Sample the wines of Romania during a tour of the Urlati wine cellars
  • See the spectacular salt mountains
  • Drive through the scenic foothills of the Carpathian Mountains
Full description
Escape the hustle and bustle of Bucharest on a full-day sightseeing tour of the salt mines of Slanic Prahova, stopping at a local winery to enjoy a traditional 3 course lunch. You will be picked up from your hotel (or private address) in Bucharest for the 1.5-hour drive north to the small town of Slanic Prahova in the foothills of the Carpathian Mountains. Here, explore the largest salt mine in Europe, now closed for mining but open to visitors. Enter the chambers to experience the unique microclimate, where natural air-conditioning keeps temperatures and atmospheric pressure constant throughout the year. Discover some of the mines 14 chambers and trapezoidal profiles, and marvel at the expanse of the salt walls. Next, enjoy a wine tasting and 3-course meal at a local winery. Savor the flavors of authentic Romanian appetizers, house desserts, and mains such as sarmalute (stuffed vine leaves) and polenta. The menu varies depending on restaurant availability.
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Transportation by car/minibus
  • English-speaking driver/guide
  • 3 course meal and wine tasting
  • Entrance fees (about EUR 4 per person)
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  • People with mobility impairments

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Not allowed

  • Pets

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  • Please note that Slanic Salt Mine is closed on Mondays and Tuesdays
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Our tour today was so good, guide was Serban? he was not only information and interesting, but had a great sense of humor. The salt mine was amazing, and the wine tasting and lunch was also first class. Will have no hesitation in recommending, your tour and especially Serban. Regards Chris and Jenny.

October 8, 2014


Excellent very informative and a very good and nice guide

January 4, 2015

Our guide Boogie was absolutely fantastic. He was super friendly, excellent English and very knowledgeable. Would do again!!

January 27, 2020

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