HiMOLDOVA PANORAMA

Price

From 486 Eur

Timeframe

2019 - 2020

Tour Duration

6 Days

Group Size

10-20

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Wine tasting and cellar tour
  • Castle Mimi
  • Asconi Winery
  • Sturgeon farm
  • Cricova Winery
  • Chateau Vartely
  • Et Cetera Winery
  • Purcari Winery

LANGUAGES

• English • Romanian • Russian • German • Italian

INCLUDED

  • Accommodation: Hotel 4*; 5*
  • Meals: half board
  • Entrance fees: according to the program
  • Excursions:
  • Chisinau City Tour
  • Old Orhei
  • Tiraspol city
  • Wineries: Asconi, Chateau Vartely, Cricova, Castle Mimi, Et Cetera Winery, Purcari Winery.
  • Museum: Bendery Fortress, Old Orhei, Sturgeon farm.

NOT INCLUDED

  • Souvenirs
  • Insurance
  • Flight tickets

Day 1 CHISINAU CITY TOUR

Meeting the guests at the Chisinau International Airport. After check-in at hotel - Chisinau City Tour (including walking activity). During this tour you will visit the most important cultural, historical & business places of Chisinau & dinner at the hotel restaurant.

Free time.

Day 2 TRANSDNIESTRIA & CASTLE MIMI & STURGEON FARM& TIRASOIL CITY TOUR

In the morning, after breakfast, check-out & passport required. We go to Transnistria, head to the South East of Moldova. On the way we stop at Castel Mimi - which is currently considered one of the most beautiful architectural masterpieces in the world of wine. After we go to the sturgeon farm Aquatir & take lunch in the restaurant “Kumanek” with Soviet period dishes. Next stop – Tiraspol – Tiraspol City tour by bus with a short walk with photo stop. In Tiraspol, we will meet with the “real” Soviet period.

Check-in at the hotel Russia in Tiraspol. Free time.

Day 3 BENDERY FORTRESS & ET CETERA WINERY & PURCARI WINERY

After breakfast & check-out we will go to the Bendery fortress - one of the most ancient installations in our region. Its history is unique. Even in XIII century, the Genoese vessels came up to here from the Black Sea, from the Fortress of Akkerman. The Genoese sailors & traders built the trading fortress to defend themselves & their goods, & essentially, to defend the existed crossing means on the river. Next stop is Et Cetera - a family-owned winery. They believe that love & care is the key to the well-being of the family. They control every process of winemaking: from the cultivation of eco-grapes, fermentation & aging in oak to supply the product to guests in the restaurant of winery. After winery tour with wine tasting (5 wines), eco-lunch at the winery. After we go to the Purcari Winery - wine-making enterprise looks like a real chateau & impressively combines chateau beauty with hi-tech solutions. Purcari estate is located in a picturesque zone, in the south-east part of the country, here you will find the legendary Purcari cellars, remaining unchanged since 1827. The cellars store a part of country’s heritage — the famous collection of vintage Purcari wines.

Winery tour & Wine tasting (5 wines)

Check- in at the Purcari hotel. Free time.

Day 4 ASCONI WINERY

After breakfast & check-out we go back to Chisinau. On the way, winery tour, wine tasting (3wines)& lunch at Asconi Winery - the winery was founded in 1994 & to this day remains a family business. The goal is to make the best wines, using the best available technology, while maintaining the traditions of our people.

Back to Chisinau.

 Check- in at the hotel in Chisinau & free time.

Day 5 OLD ORHEI & CHATEAU VARTELY & CRICOVA WINERY

After breakfast departure to Old Orhei, historical & archaeological complex. This is a real open-air museum, one of the most remarkable monuments of the dim & distant past. Enjoy lunch at the “Stone Age” restaurant.

Departure to Chateau Vartely - a modern wine company, according to the standards of both the New & the Old World winemakers. It combines the latest technology in grape cultivation & processing with the passion for quality wine production. Winery tour & wine tasting (5 wines). The pearl of our tour - Cricova represents a unique underground city well-known all over the world by its huge labyrinths, & especially by its excellent sparkling wines. Cellars of Cricova are the house of a remarkable collection of wines — The National Oenotec. Guests will be taken into the Cricova wine tunnels by small electric trains. Winery tour & wine tasting (3 wines).

Return to the hotel & free time.

Day 6 SAYING GOODBYE TO MOLDOVA

After breakfast check-out departure to the Airport.

Pricing Options

From 1 person to big group, find our pricing options beneath

Group 7 to 10

578EUR

Price per person


Check Availability
Group 11 to 14

515EUR

Price per person


Check Availability
Group 15 to 19

486EUR

Price per person


Check Availability
x