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Bucharest: Slanic Salt Mines and Wine Tasting Tour

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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
Starting time 8:30 AM
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Pick-up from your hotel or accommodation in Bucharest. Please provide details on booking

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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
What’s Not Included
  • Entrance fees (about EUR 4 per person)
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments

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Important information
Not allowed
  • Pets
Know before you go
• Please note that Slanic Salt Mine is closed on Mondays and Tuesdays

From US$ 201.35 per person

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Product ID: 42052