On this toue you have the opportunity to visit the most beautiful and famous places in the country.
The excursion will start from Chisinau and you will go to the picturesque Old Orhei, where hills and peaks here will fascinate you. You will take a 1 hour walk to the famous and holy shrine, famous for the cave monasteries located there. This zone was ideal for the primary monasticism of the early Christian community. It was isolated from the outer world. At the time when Christians came here, there were been smaller and bigger caves in the calcareous rocks cut by pre-historic tribes living on this territory.
Next you will visit Cricova Winery a real underground wine city with wide streets, warehouses, and tasting rooms. The total length of the tunnels is 120 km. The “Grand Cellars of Cricova” house a varied collection of wines and the National Oenotec. The unique exhibits (“Jerusalem of Easter” vintage 1902, the liqueur “Jan Becher” vintage 1902) together with other 158 brands of liqueurs from Burgundy, Moselle, Tokay, and the Rhine are in the collection, which includes today a total of about 1.3 million bottles.
Finaly, you’ll visit one of the most picturesque sites of Moldova: the Cultural and Natural Reserve “Orheiul Vechi” (Cave Monastery Complex), 55 km from Chisinau. Here you will see an Orthodox cave monastery called “St. Maria Dormata” expanded and modified inside the cliffs by the monks over the centuries ago and preserved in a functional state. Orheiul Vechi is a UNESCO-listed heritage site and is a complex of historical and architectural monuments located in the area of an amazing beauty formed by the narrow stream of the Raut river.