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BEST Gastronomic tour at Old Orhei, Butuceni from Chisinau

BESTMoldova is extremely pleased to take you back to Moldova’s historical times and invite you to sit around the dinner table in the “Casa Mare”, a traditional living room in Moldovan peasant houses. Besides sightseeing the rocks of Orheiul Vechi and explore the rocks of the complex and visit the nearby monastery, led by a guide who is familiar with local legends and tales, you will get in touch in the peasant cottages made out of straw and mud, you will get the chance to light the stove fire. Moreover, the women of the house will show you and invite you to take part in dough moulding, dove-shaped bread making (Easter Dove)! We will cook together cheese and cabbage pies in traditional oven and afterwards enjoy them with a glass of mulled or fresh wine!

The next day, after a traditional peasant breakfast, we will go to Cricova Winery and there you will learn a little more about the moldovan wine and after that, you will taste it with some snacks. 


                                        Programme of your stay
1st day:
Transfer from Chisinau to Orheiul Vechi;
Check-in at the eco resort “Butuceni”;
Lunch, free time;
Tour of the Historical  Complex “Orheiul Vechi”;
Master class - baking pies and braided bread (Easter Dove)
Dinner, free time (you can opt for wood-heated sauna, swimming pool, jacuzzi).
2nd day:
Tour to Cricova Winery with wine tasting; 
Transfer from Cricova to Chisinau.

The price of the trip covers:

  • Transfers according to the programme;
  • Guidance services;
  • Accommodation for 1 night at the rural guesthouse “Butuceni 3*”;
  • 3 meals (1 lunch, 1 supper, breakfast);
  • Master class (pies, braided bread);
  • Walking around Orheiul Vechi.
  • Excursion to Cricova Winery with degustation of 3 types of wine and snacks. 

 Technical details: the route in both directions is 120 km long;

Dress code for visiting the monastery: sports shoes, trousers for men; trousers and skirts reaching below the knees for women; tops without cleavage; women must cover their heads with headscarves.

On the territory of Orheiul Vechi, which is a nature reserve, it is prohibited to pick flowers, needlegrass and other field plants.

Minimul 6 persons required. 

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Visit Moldova with BESTMoldova.md
BESTMoldova.md inbound travel company, which provide incoming services in Moldova!
We love Moldova and we want to convey our warmth to you, dear guests!
Moldova is a hospitable country with a rich tradition and history. Wine tours take a special place in our hearts, because wine is the pride of our wineries!
Excursions are guided by professional guides!
BESTMoldova.md is waiting for you in Chisinau, Tiraspol, Balti, Orhei and will assist you while staying in this sunny country!

What does BESTMoldova.md offer?
• Excursion programs
• Half day or full day excursions
• Wine tours in Cricova, Milestii Mici, MIMI, Purcari, etc. wineries
• Professional guides in Romanian, Russian, English etc.
• Touroperator less price for Chisinau, Tiraspol, Balti hotels
• Bus (group), car (individual) transfers
• Organization for corporate trips (team building activities)
• Delegation services
• Organization of seminars, symposium, forums, congresses (MICE)

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