2 excursions in 1 day!
In the morning, after breakfast, we will driving just at a distance of 30 km from Chisinau, there You will get an excellent opportunity to visit one of the oldest wine production in Moldova – the wine cellar "Milestii Mici". The total length of underground streets reaches 200 km, and its depth varies between 40-85 meters. The constant temperature is in the range 12-14 ° C and humidity - 85-95%. These conditions of basements ideally contribute to the conservation of the natural bouquet of wines. "Golden Collection" - the world largest collection of bottles with vine, as evidenced by the fact that there are stored the best valuable wines! Here you can see more than 2 million bottles, which have been recorded in the Guinness Book of Records in 2005. Our team organizes unforgettable walking excursions along the streets of the kingdom. You will feel the true saturated splendor of rich wine aroma! Also will visit the cellar store where you can purchase a bottle of wine just from the heart of winery.
The excursion includes: The total duration of the excursion is of 1.5 - 2 hours, including the travel time of round trip, excursion along the streets of the underground city, the "Golden Collection", a visit of the specialized wine shop "Milestii Mici" and 3 types of wine tasting.
Your trip will continue in Transnistria region, Tiraspol city - the capital of the unrecognized Transnistrian Moldovan Republic. The town was founded thanks to the Peace Treaty of Jassy, which was concluded after the Russian-Turkish War (1787-1791 gg.) between Turkey and Russia. According to this Treaty, Turkey ceded Russia the region of Ochakov that included the land between the rivers Dniester and Southern Bug. Empress Ecatherine II, wishing to strengthen the border on the left bank of the Dniester, entrusts the governor V.Kahovsky "overlook the land between the Bug and the Dniester" and prepare proposals for its administrative and territorial structure. About his calculations, V.Kahovsky reported to St. Petersburg: “New created fortress would be a means to attract new residents to the city, and the city where will opened trading days and trade fairs will be beneficial to the fortress”. The project of the future fortress has made by engineer Major Franz de Volan. And the work on strengthening of the border along the Dniester River and the construction of the fortress were entrusted to A.V. Suvorov “so that these should lead to carelessness against the enemy attacks”. A.V. Suvorov has laid Median fortress in 1792, and this date is the year of foundation of the city of Tiraspol. By the end of 1795, the construction of the fortress was almost completed. By this time close to the fortress under construction lived about 2500 people and on 27 January 1975 the settlement was granted status of city.
Centuries have passed. City Tiraspol began to extend and during the construction of Suvorov micro district from the fortress remains only one powder vault of bastion "Saint Vladimir". In 2014, in one of the vault was opened an exposition dedicated to the fortress of Tiraspol, in the other one - a church.
Technical information: Extent of the round-trip route - 170 km, duration - 6- 8 hours (taking into account bus- time).
IMPORTANT! To have PASSPORT is required for Transnistria border.
If you wish, we can stop for dinner or lunch in one of the best restaurants in Tiraspol.