From  £1135
per person
Tour Highlights
  • Tour Moldova's Capital Chisinau
  • Sample delicious Wines at the Purcari Winery
  • Uncover the Historical Monastery complex of Orheiul Vechi
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Luxury Short Break in Moldova

6 Day Tour, from £1135 per person

Whether you want to relax in a luxurious hotel, taste the finest Moldavian wines or learn more about past Soviet culture, this short break combines all these on a fascinating journey to Europe’s least visited country - Moldova. Staying at the newly opened Radisson Blu Leogrand Hotel in Chisinau unearth the Moldavian capital at your own pace. Travel to Purcari Winery and sample varieties such as Rosu de Purcari and Negru de Purcari, allegedly a particular favourite of Queen Elizabeth II. Take a trip out to the deserted countryside to the historical monastery complex of Orheiul Vechi and visit the city of Tiraspol, a real living museum of Soviet culture.

Tour Itinerary

DAY 1
FLY TO CHISINAU
FLY TO CHISINAU
Fly to Chisinau, transfer to the luxurious Radisson Blu Leongrad Hotel and check-in for 5 nights.
Accommodation
Radisson Blu Leogrand Hotel
         
DAY 2
CHISINAU
CHISINAU
Awake in Chisinau and start exploring the Moldavian capital at leisure or opt for an optional excursion. Chisinau is often referred to as Small Rome as it lies over seven hills. However, the similarity ends there. Tree-lined boulevards and numerous parks make Chisinau feel more like a sleepy provincial capital than the Eternal City. There are plenty of excellent restaurants, all offering varieties of Moldova's national treasure - wine! (B)
Accommodation
Radisson Blu Leogrand Hotel
         
DAY 3
PURCARI WINERY
PURCARI WINERY
Today embark on a full-day delightful excursion to Purcari Winery. Visit the production grape processing and the wine storage areas, including bottling line. Walk into the cellars, where the wine is matured in oak barrels and bottles, including the Purcari wine collection. Reach the tasting room to taste around 4 types of wines and enjoy a delicious lunch. (B,L)
Accommodation
Radisson Blu Leogrand Hotel
         
DAY 4
TIRASPOL
TIRASPOL
Unearth the capital of Trans-Dniestr, a self proclaimed independent republic which has dreams of joining Russia. Located 40 miles southeast of Chisinau in the Nistru Valley, Tiraspol is considered to be a living museum of Soviet culture. With a population of 200,000 the city still has its share of Lenin statues, monuments like a T-34 tank on a pedestal and retained street names such as Lenin Street. During this city tour you will see the Pokrov Church (Intercession of the Virgin), the Republican Drama and Comedy Theatre, Central Post office, the Lenin and Suvorov Monuments, Kirov Square and the ruins of the Bender Fortress (on the outskirts of town). (B)
Accommodation
Radisson Blu Leogrand Hotel
         
DAY 5
ORTHEIUL VECHI
ORTHEIUL VECHI
Journey to Orheiul Vechi, an historical monastery complex, situated 40 miles from Chisinau on the site of the Moldavian medieval city Orhei. Uncover the 19th-century Adormirea Maicii Domnului Church, see the remains of the Geto-Dacian fortress, a functioning cave monastery, as well as the ruins of the old Turkish bath. Also included is a traditional lunch in a typical 19th-century Moldavian house, where you can sample some traditional Moldavian cuisine. (B)
Accommodation
Radisson Blu Leogrand Hotel
         
DAY 6
FLY TO THE UK
FLY TO THE UK
After breakfast, transfer to airport for your flight back to the UK. (B)

Pricing Information

6 day tour, from £1135 per person

Price Includes

  • Return economy flights with Ukraine International or Austrian airline direct from London Heathrow
  • Accommodation in the 5-star Radisson Blu Leogrand hotel with breakfast
  • Return transfers
  • Sightseeing tours with English speaking guide

Price Excludes

  • Meals not specified in the itinerary

Price Notes

Single supplement: £325

Tour Route Map


  1. Moldova, Chisinau

Tour Accommodation

Radisson Blu Leogrand Hotel
Radisson Blu Leogrand Hotel
Radisson Blu Leogrand Hotel The Radisson Blu Leogrand Hotel offers you proximity to business and cultural attractions. Situated in lively area, near the major governmental buildings and business......

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