Transport Dining Souvenir shop Wine Cellar Tour guide Winery / Vineyard Place of worship Historic site Guesthouse / Pension Traditional activitity

The tour includes visits to historic and cultural sites, winery tour and wine tasting, traditional lunch, transport and guide as per itinerary. Not included: hotel, medical insurance and air flights. The price shown is for 1 person in a group of 2 people.

3-7 pers 8-18 pers 19-40 pers
73€ / pers 48€ / pers 39€ / pers

 

Start
Chișinău
Duration
1 day
Distance
150 km
Difficulty level
Moderate

The program and tour route

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Orheiul Vechi - crossroad of times
  • The archaeological and ecclesiastical complex at Orheiul Vechi
  • Lunch in a traditional guesthouse
  • Brănești Cellars. Winery tour
  • Visit of the Monastery Curchi

The Museum Complex "Orheiul Vechi", it's a museum in open space. It contains the remains of different civilizations: in stony caves it is certified the presence of the first human establishments, lasting from a few thousands of years. In V-III centuries B.C. there was a powerful Dacia fortress. The place is famous as well for its cave monasteries. 

Lunch will be served in one of the multiple traditional guesthouses with simple and healthy meals, prepared from natural ingredients, many grown in the pension's garden. Guests can visit the cellar of the house, taste wines by the jug. Traditional cooking lessons, horse carriage rides, visits to the animal farm can be arranged.

The underground kingdom “Pivniţele din Brăneşti” always arouses astonishment of numerous local and foreign visitors. Branesti cellars extend over a distance of 58 km at the depth of 60 meters under the ground and have surface of 75 ha. Besides white and red wines, sparkling wines, dry, semidry and dessert wines. the winery produces wines under special technology, such as: Madera, Marsala, pastoral wine (Cagor). 

Curchi Monastery, founded in 1773, is one of the most important architectural monuments of Moldova. Being situated between rich hills covered with secular forests, gardens and orchards it is  considered to be one of the most beautiful and famous monasteries of the region.

 

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