5-Day Southern Moldova Wine and Food Tasting Tour

5-Day Southern Moldova Wine and Food Tasting Tour

Enjoy 5 unforgettable wine packed days of unique experiences on this guided tour of Moldova's famous wine route

Tour type: Private , Duration: 5 Days / 4 Nights

Product ID: 54376
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Enjoy five unforgettable wine packed days of unique experiences on this guided tour of Moldova's famous wine route.
 
Day 1: Upon your arrival at Chisinau International Airport, you will be transferred to your accommodation in Chisinau. After settling in, you will enjoy a tour of the city visiting famous historic and cultural sites such as the Nativity of Christ Cathedral, the Bell Tower, the Arch of Triumph and the Monument of Stephen the Great. You will also be given the chance to taste Moldovan wines produced from local grape varieties during a visit to a local wine shop. In the evening, you will enjoy dinner at a restaurant in Chisinau.
 
Day 2: In the morning, you will travel to Château Cojusna (Migdal-P) winery. First, you will tour the complex, discover the underground streets, a stunning panoramic view of Cojusna village and the vineyards, and finally, the tasting rooms. The wines produced in Cojusna can be tasted in two special rooms - one of them is in the style of a Medieval Moldovan cellar, and the other is in European classic style. You will enjoy a wine tasting at the winery.
In the afternoon, you will travel...

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Enjoy five unforgettable wine packed days of unique experiences on this guided tour of Moldova's famous wine route.
 
Day 1: Upon your arrival at Chisinau International Airport, you will be transferred to your accommodation in Chisinau. After settling in, you will enjoy a tour of the city visiting famous historic and cultural sites such as the Nativity of Christ Cathedral, the Bell Tower, the Arch of Triumph and the Monument of Stephen the Great. You will also be given the chance to taste Moldovan wines produced from local grape varieties during a visit to a local wine shop. In the evening, you will enjoy dinner at a restaurant in Chisinau.
 
Day 2: In the morning, you will travel to Château Cojusna (Migdal-P) winery. First, you will tour the complex, discover the underground streets, a stunning panoramic view of Cojusna village and the vineyards, and finally, the tasting rooms. The wines produced in Cojusna can be tasted in two special rooms - one of them is in the style of a Medieval Moldovan cellar, and the other is in European classic style. You will enjoy a wine tasting at the winery.
In the afternoon, you will travel to Poiana winery in Ulmu village. Poiana winery is famous for its use of as many of the natural resources the Codru forest zone has to offer. It is a relatively small winery which uses old technology to grow its grape varietals in a specially established zone called “Eco Areal” producing 20,000 bottles per year. Small it may be, but it is already famous outside its home country.
Finally, you will check in at a local guesthouse in Valeni village, and have dinner whilst enjoying a traditional live music show by the local folk ensemble.
 
Day 3: You will start the day by travelling to Prutul de Jos (Lower Prut) Nature Reserve and Beleu Lake. The nature reserve was created in 1991 to protect the flora and fauna of Beleu Lake and forms a unique ecosystem of national and international importance. Whilst here you will be able to enjoy a spot of bird watching where you may see cormorants, white storks, swans, glossy ibises, white kingfishers, little egrets, big egrets and herons.
Next, you will visit Vinaria din Vale, a 20-year-old family winery, located in the very picturesque Slobozia Mare village. The winery produces several international and local varieties such as Feteasca Alba and Feteasca Neagra. Here you will enjoy a tasting whilst admiring the beautiful landscape surrounding the winery.
You will continue your trip to Karagani winery, a small family enterprise engaged in grape cultivation and wine production using both European and national grape varietals. Here you will taste Karagani wines and dine on Gagauz cuisine, such as shorpa (a highly seasoned mutton soup), gözleme (flat breads) and bulgur.
Finally, you will be taken to Congaz village, famous for being the biggest village in Europe, and check in to your accommodation, a typical Gagauz house from the 19th century. You will then enjoy dinner.
 
Day 4: Discover the National Gagauz Museum of History and Ethnography, the oldest winery in southern Moldova and a winery holding a Guinness World Record.
In the morning, you will travel to Besalma where you will visit the National Gagauz Museum of History and Ethnography “D. Cara-Ciobanu”. The museum was founded by the writer D. Cara-Ciobanu and features more than 6000 exhibits, including works by famous writers, poets and artists all of which promote the history, culture and everyday life of the Gagauz people from ancient times until the present.
You will continue your trip to Vinuri de Comrat winery, which is the oldest winery in southern Moldova. Having handed down its unique winemaking traditions from generation to generation, it produces 4000 tones of wine and spirits a year and has a portfolio listing more than 50 collections of wine including dry, semi-sweet, dessert, selected and vintage wine, and wine spirits. It is most well-known for its Cahors wine. You will enjoy a tasting and lunch here.
In the afternoon, you will visit Moldova’s national treasure, Milestii Mici winery, which in 2005 was recorded in the Guinness World Records as the winery holding the biggest wine collection in the world. This collection stands at an impressive 2 million bottles and is stored in the largest network of caves ever dug by a human being, measuring 200km in total and located 40-85m below Milestii Mici village. Here you will enjoy tasting wines in which you will feel the fire of the sun and vigor of the earth come through in every sip.
Finally, you will be taken back to a hotel in Chisinau where you will stay the night.
 
Day 5: On your final day, you will be transferred from the hotel to Chisinau International Airport. If your flight is in the afternoon, you will have the option to explore Chisinau in the morning prior to departing for the airport

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About this activity
Group size
2 - 10
Languages
English, Russian, Romanian
The meeting point
Chisinau International Airport

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Includes
  • 4-nights accommodation (2 nights in Chisinau, 1 night in Valeni village and 1 night in Congaz village)
  • Breakfast at hotel/guesthouses
  • Lunch on Days 2, 3 and 4
  • Dinner on Days 1, 2 and 3
  • Winery visits and wine tastings
  • All excursions
  • Live music by the local folk ensemble
  • Transportation during the entire itinerary
  • English speaking guide
  • Dinner on Day 4

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Cancellation Policy

If cancelled up to 30 days before arrival, no fee will be charged.

If cancelled 30-15 days before arrival, 50% will be charged.

If cancelled 14-1 days before arrival or in case of no-show, 100% will be charged.

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Being one of the leading companies on the Moldovan market, specialized in tourism and marketing, it maintains with perseverance a primary goal - promoting Moldova as an authentic touristic destination by providing only personalized travel packages. Whether you prefer wine, gastronomic, cultural, incentive or business travel, all your wished will accommodated. You will experience unforgettable tours both in Moldova and its neighboring countries, starting with flight arrangements, hotel booking, transfers, excursions, and finishing with conferences, exhibitions and team-building.


Product ID: 54376

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