Visit Curchi Monastery – one of the oldest monastery in Moldova. The Summer Church “Nativity of Virgin Mary”was built during1866-187 in baroque style. The cathedral is the highest in Moldova – the middle dome reaching 57 m and being twin with the Synod “Saint Andrew the First Called” of Kiev.
Visit of Orheiul Vechi region, visiting the unique cave monastery (13th cent.), carved in limestone rock – the part of the picturesque landscape. Visiting the house-museum of traditional life of Moldavian farmers (19 century) in the village Butuceni.
Lunch in the rural pension which includes national Moldovan dishes (polenta, pies and typical Moldovan desert) and home-made wine. You can enjoy Moldovan songs and dances, as well as the opportunity to participate in the folklore program
Excursion to the unique underground city of the wine “Cricova”, where you can stroll through the underground galleries full of wine barrels, see a huge wine cellar (including wines from the Hermann Goering collection), taste fine wine and sparkling wine, created according to the classical technology “Champanoise”
Lunch in the local restaurant – Moldavian cousine, Zeama – soup made with a chicken broth, noodles and a chicken with lots of vegetables, Placinta – fried bread with filling, usually brinza (homemade cheese), cabbage or potatoes, Sarmale – cabbage leaves or peppers, stuffed with seasoned rice, mixed with chopped peppers, carrots and a few other vegetables.
✓ Professional guide
✓ Wine tastings
✓ Entrance tickets