Shopping Walking Tour in Cluj-Napoca, Cluj-Napoca

If you want to learn more about Romania and its specialty shops, then a visit to Cluj-Napoca should be on your itinerary to help you discover the local wines, organic food and more. This walking tour will help you find some of the most unique and notable shops in the city.
You can follow this self-guided walking tour to explore the attractions listed below. How it works: download the app "GPSmyCity: Walks in 1K+ Cities" from iTunes App Store or Google Play to your mobile phone or tablet. The app turns your mobile device into a personal tour guide and its built-in GPS navigation functions guide you from one tour stop to next. The app works offline, so no data plan is needed when traveling abroad.

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Shopping Walking Tour in Cluj-Napoca Map

Guide Name: Shopping Walking Tour in Cluj-Napoca
Guide Location: Romania » Cluj-Napoca (See other walking tours in Cluj-Napoca)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 5
Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.3 km
Author: Dee

1) Nootka

Nootka is a shop located in Cluj-Napoca. It offers for sale various mountaineering equipment, quilts, tents, alpine travel accessories, backpacks, clothes and other useful stuff. Since 1991 Nootka has been selling its own products, and now they are the distributors of extreme sports equipment for many European firms. An additional Nootka shop is located in Bucharest.

Operation Hours: Monday - Friday: 10 am - 6 pm; Saturday: 10 am - 2 pm

2) Marelbo

Marelbo is a company that makes leather shoes. Since 1984 it has been one of the best-known manufacturers of leather shoes in Romania. The proof is in the numerous national and international prizes they have won for the exceptional quality of their products, for the attractive designs and for the extraordinary development of the company.

Operation Hours: Monday - Friday: 9 am - 8 pm; Saturday: 9 am - 3 pm
Nobila Casa

3) Nobila Casa

Nobila Casa offers customers the ability to enrich their home with different objects and accessories for the interior and garden. Nobila Casa was the first store of its kind in Romania. Due to its success, the owners decided to open new stores nationwide, in Tirgu-Mures, Saint George and Bucharest, so now the chain is well-known throughout the country.

Operation hours: Monday - Sunday: 9 am - 8 pm
Crama Noastra

4) Crama Noastra

Crama Noastra (Our Wine Cellar) is a wine shop in Cluj-Napoca where 6 to 8 sorts of wine are offered weekly for tasting. This gives each patron the opportunity to taste and select the best wine for any occasion. At Crama Noastra you can also find different accessories for your wine collection, crystal glasses and ideas for gifts.

Operation Hours: Monday - Friday: 9 am - 10:30 pm; Saturday: 10 am – 6 pm
Cosul Verde

5) Cosul Verde

Cosul Verde (The Green Hamper) is the first organic store opened in Cluj-Napoca. It offers customers healthy alternatives to products that are found in supermarkets. The products come from small Romanian and Hungarian farms where no pesticides and agrochemicals are used.

Operation hours: Monday - Friday: 9:30 - 8 pm; Saturday: 10 am - 6 pm

Walking Tours in Cluj-Napoca, Romania

Create Your Own Walk in Cluj-Napoca

Create Your Own Walk in Cluj-Napoca

Creating your own self-guided walk in Cluj-Napoca is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Historic Places Walking Tour in Cluj-Napoca

Historic Places Walking Tour in Cluj-Napoca

Unusual and magnificent historic buildings are some of the greatest attributes of Cluj-Napoca. Renaissance, Baroque and Gothic styles are particularly prevalent among the structures. Take this walking tour to admire Cluj-Napoca’s outstanding architecture!

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.9 km
Churches Walking Tour in Cluj-Napoca

Churches Walking Tour in Cluj-Napoca

Cluj-Napoca is one of the most populated cities in Romania. It has a distinctive history as well as the most beautiful and long-standing churches emphasized by Baroque style. This tour guide is the ideal opportunity to discover the most legendary among them.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.6 km
Family Entertainment in Cluj-Napoca

Family Entertainment in Cluj-Napoca

This guide will show you how to spend a day in Cluj-Napoca while exploring the city's offerings for families. Visiting Central Park will leave you with some wonderful memories. Trying traditional food and learning about literature and the arts will also be enjoyable. Take this walking tour and have some fun!

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.1 km
City Orientation Walk

City Orientation Walk

The unofficial capital of Transylvania set in the northwest of Romania, Cluj-Napoca (or Cluj for short) is the city of universities, bustling nightlife and historic sights - legacy of Saxon and Hungarian rule. The old town of Cluj is centered around Piața Unirii, sided by the Gothic St. Michael's Church, monumental statue of the 15th-century king Matthias Corvinus, and Baroque-style Bánffy Palace housing a Romanian art museum. To visit these and other attractions of Cluj, follow this orientation walk!

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.8 km
History of Cluj-Napoca in Monuments

History of Cluj-Napoca in Monuments

In Cluj-Napoca, the centuries have given us a number of significant monuments that impart the city's history. Each of these features impressive structural design and each shares its own story. Take this walking tour to discover the most notable monuments in Cluj-Napoca.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.6 km

Tips for Exploring City on Foot at Your Own Pace

Whether you are in Cluj-Napoca for a quick stopover or have a few days to see the city in more detail, exploring it on foot, at your own pace, is definitely the way to go. Here are some tips for you to save money, see the best Cluj-Napoca has to offer, take good care of your feet while walking, and keep your mobile device – your ultimate "work horse" on this trip - well fed and safe.

Taking Care of Your Feet

To ensure ultimate satisfaction from a day of walking around the city as big as Cluj-Napoca, it is imperative to take good care of your feet so as to avoid unpleasant things like blisters, cold or overheated soles, itchy, irritated or otherwise damaged (cracked) skin, etc. Luckily, these days there is no shortage of remedies to address (and, ideally, to prevent) these and other potential problems with feet. Among them: Compression Socks, Rechargeable Battery-Powered Thermo Socks for Cold Weather, Foot Repair Cream, Deodorant Powder, Shoes UV Sterilizer, and many more that you may wish to find a place in your travel kit for.

Travel Gadgets for Your Mobile Device

Your mobile phone or tablet will be your work horse on a self-guided walk. They offer tour map, guide you from one attraction to another, and provide informative background for the sights you wish to visit. Therefore it is absolutely essential to plan against unexpected power outages in the wrong place at the wrong time, much as to ensure the safety of your device.

For these and other contingencies, here's the list of useful appliances: Portable Charger/External Battery Pack, Worldwide Travel Charger Adapter, Power Converter for International Travel Adapter, and Mobile Device Leash.