Witness of the birth of true art and discover the ancient civilization culture of Cucuteni. In the village of Ivancea, just 30 minutes away from Chișinău, dozens of international artists come together to take part in a creative camp where the only muse.
If you like outdoor adventures with the soundtrack of great music, set up a tent and have fun till morning! Gustar Festival is a unique opportunity to spend a special weekend with family and friends in the embrace of an incredible natural landscape.
For late autumn visitors, our grape must is a must to taste. MUST fest celebrates the season of glory of the vine, and that unique product from the grape harvest - must. Come and take a tour through Cricova’s famous underground cellars, a paradise of red.
Where is the best place to cool off in Moldova? Friends gather in Orhei at Chateau Vartely. The winery provides the perfect place to cool off with a glass of fresh wine and enjoy good music in a relaxing atmosphere that awaits you.
Do you know the legend of Mărţişor? Mărţişor is the traditional red and white symbol of spring. Pin it on your shirt or sweater from March 1st until March 31st, then hang it on a tree while you make a wish.
Ready to taste the freshest strawberries and wine? Come to Chateau Vartely for Strawberry Day Fest to relax and delight your senses with world-class wines or a refreshing cocktail and an abundance of fresh strawberries.
Is opera music your weakness? The annual Maria Biesu festival brings together artists and performers that keep the audience entranced and generates spontaneous applause.
Think you know everything about wine? The National Wine Day of Moldova will give you a thousand more reasons to stay pleasantly amazed by Moldova’s rich wine culture.
Where can you experience Moldovan traditions? Château Come to Festivalul Loziei to enjoy music, folk dances, traditional cuisine, exhibitions, handicrafts, masterclasses and competitions, as well as a concert delivered by renowned artists from Moldova.
Searching for a place to celebrate the grape harvest in Moldova? Cricova’s MUST Fest celebrates the glory of the Moldovan grape harvest season. Festival visitors can travel through the famous underground cellars, a paradise of wine!
Does jazz make you happy? Then Etno Jazz Festival is an event you can't miss. The Trigon band, hosts of the festival, surprises the audience every year with jazz bands from all around the world.
Where can you admire the beauty of autumn in Moldova and rich cultural heritage? European Heritage Days take place annually at Castle Mimi, in the village of Bulboaca. In 64 locations throughout Moldova, additional European Heritage Days are celebrated.
Want to become more familiar with Moldova's authentic traditions? iProsop is a unique festival, in southern Moldova, dedicated to the country's towel weaving tradition.
The festival brings together more than 70 exhibitors who display crafts and culinary specialties, host wine tastings and workshops. DJs and musicians provide entertainment for the whole family.
Calling passionate runners in search of adventure! Calling passionate runners in search of adventure! The Mileștii Mici depths of up to 100 meters in the labyrinthine cellars of Moldova’s most famous winery.
Mesmerizing wine, thousands of barrels, cool stone labyrinths and decades of history: what else could Cricova cellars be hiding? Underland Wine & Music Fest is the first and only underground wine and street music festival in the world.
Do you love good wine? Are you ready to discover a new favorite? Wine Vernissage is an elegant and distinguished soiree, which takes place twice a year in Chișinău.
The Orheiul Vechi XCM Mountain Bike Marathon combines tourism and adventure, along the most picturesque Moldovan district, Orhei. The biking trail will allow you to discover Moldova’s rich landscapes, luscious rivers and see several native birds.
The Urban Vibes festival features Moldova’s creative artists showcasing graffiti, hip-hop and breakdancing, as well as DJs, streetball, parkour and jiu-jitsu. Competitions and performances by professionals will be enjoyed by all.
May Day, the arrival of spring, will be celebrated at Asconi Winery, where guests can enjoy wine, barbeque and dancing. Experience a Moldovan tradition where families gather to drink, eat and enjoy traditional cultural dances such as the Hora & Sirba.
Want to enjoy a fun and relaxed cycling adventure for the entire family? VeloHora is the largest cycling event in a former-Soviet territory. The joyous event is a celebration for the whole family to share a memorable experience at the festival.
Do you have a sweet tooth? Let us tempt you with croissants with rose-petal jam, and hand-coiled pastries with poppy seeds or pumpkin! ‘MAI DULCE’ Festival is a Chișinău culinary tradition, where housewives pay tribute to traditional dessert recipes.
It’s not just the stars that sparkle at the summer’s most elegant and refined event. Summer is the time to relax, look at the stars, and capture them in your glass with a perfect sparkling wine. Sparkling Night is Moldova’s most dazzling summer event.
Discover the authentic traditions of Duminica Mare!he festival is open to everyone who would like to discover Moldova’s ethno-folkloric traditions and craftsmanship. Gourmet-lovers can taste traditional Moldovan cuisine prepared by locals.
National Rosé Wine Day at Castel Mimi: Celebrate rosé elwine together. An elegant and beautiful picnic at Castel Mimi is the perfect backdrop for your Instagram pics, but don’t forget to live in the moment too. Here, Rosé Wine is the king of the party.
What is the most precious dowry item for a Moldovan bride? A hand-woven carpet! The village of Clişova Nouă, Orhei, is considered by some to be a small capital of Bassarabian rugs. Come to the Carpet Museum.
Wear Your IA With Pride! On the last Sunday of June, Moldovans celebrate the Day of Folk Costume, rediscovering the authentic Romanian folk costumes and ethnicity in the country. The festival has three main components: heritage costumes, guest costumes.
How can you get to know and understand Moldovans better, and explore their cultural traditions? Go to IA Mania, a festival founded in 2013, which promotes the traditional Moldovan hand-embroidered blouse.
Discover Moldova’s stunning crafts and traditions. Pottery is one of the ancient crafts at the center of Moldova's cultural traditions, and Hogineşti village is home to one of Moldova’s most valued potters.
The annual Dor Calator festival brings together young instrumentalists and famous musicians, many whom you have heard, as well as up and coming artists. This music festival should be enjoyed by the whole family.
VinOPERA, an outdoor party at Castel Mimi, provides quality music and exceptional wines. Listen to classical, folk and rock compositions by talented musicians who will delight your ears with works performed in an absolutely special way.
Purcari Wine Run is a unique trail race in Moldova, which takes place in the grounds of the Chateau Purcari winery. Here you can find beautiful landscapes and bountiful vineyards. Along the running route, there are rest areas every 2 km.
Bostaniada is an ethno-gastronomic festival, held annually on the last Sunday of September. The festival celebrates the pumpkin harvest and all that it brings. Different competitions are organized to honor diverse pumpkins.
Are you ready to test your endurance in a brand-new setting? Then the International Marathon Chisinau is for you. Gathering over 17,000 people each year from 50 countries around the world, the race tests their stamina over distances of 5, 10, 21 and 42 km
The DescOpera Festival is a unique musical event of rare beauty, organized at the foot of the Orheiul Vechi Reservation limestone cliffs. The festival takes Opera from its traditional setting and transports it into the midst of nature.
You can’t visit Moldova without a tour of Purcari Winery. Château Purcari is where tradition meets fairytale landscapes, and you can discover that wine is indeed poetry. More than 260 hectares of vineyard surround this wonderful place.