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25.04.2019 - 31.12.2021
Meeting the guests at the Chisinau International Airport. Check-in to the hotel.
Chisinau City Tour, includes visiting the most important cultural & tourist points of interest in the capital of Moldova (no entry to museums). Dine at the hotel restaurant.
Morning celebration of a Holy Mass. Then drive to Bursuc. Introductory lecture (information about) on Orthodoxy and visit the Huncu nunnery. Continue to Căpriana village visit the monk's monastery there. Small lunch at the restaurant. Return to Chisinau. Here you can enjoy dinner in the restaurant with a traditional folklore program. Return to the hotel. Overnight.
Breakfast in the hotel.
Transdniester is a curious entity, a self declared republic that is to all intents and purposes a separate state – yet unrecognized by other countries.
We invite to visit the War Memorial, visit the largest cognac factory in Moldova. Of course, a tasting of the noble brand must not be missing. A sightseeing tour of Transdniester “capital” (Tiraspol), the monument of Lenin, Suvorov and Ekaterina II. Lunch in a typical Ukrainian restaurant “Kumaneok” here you have a possibility to try the black caviars for extra cost.
Another big tourist attraction there is Bender Fortress – the biggest tourist complex in the country.
Thus, the day promises a lot of great spots to take pictures and to feel relaxed.
Return to the hotel. Overnight.
Drive to Curchi and visit the Monastery, which is one of the most important architectural monuments in Moldova. Inspired by St. Andrew's Church in Kiev, it was built in Baroque style with the highest dome of Moldova - 57 m. Continue and visit a small sheep farm, where you will receive a small sample of homemade, traditional Moldovan products. In the afternoon visit of the museum complex "Orheiul Vechi". This area has been inhabited since the Stone Age and is today the most important attraction in the country with its extraordinary combination of excavations, a cave monastery, a monastery complex and the special landscape in the Răut river valley. Afterwards drive to the small town of Cricova and visit the largest winery in Moldova with a unique, underground complex. You will get to know one of the world's largest wine camps, where international personalities keep their private wine collections. After a taste return to the hotel in Chişinău. Overnight.
In the morning,drive to the autonomous region of Gagauzia. The Gagauz come from a Turkic people, whose origins are in Central Asia and profess mainly to Orthodox Christianity.
You will see the Gagauz capital Comrat. Visit the Comrat winery with wine tasting. Then drive to the small Gagauz village of Congaz, where you will learn more
about the life, history and customs of the people. Traditional Gagauz lunch in Congaz.
Drive to Chisinau.
After breakfast visit the central market in Chişinău. Depending on the flight times there is still some free time. After lunch transfer to the airport and return flight to Vienna Schwechat.