The tourist route “Lands of Orhei”, and “Kingdom of Moldovan wines”

The tourist route “Lands of Orhei”, and “Kingdom of Moldovan wines”

We invite you to be our tourists in the beautiful nature of Orhei, in the communion with saint sanctuaries and of course, the incomparable and most important cultural site – the complex of the Old Orhei. When returning, we will admire the traditions of the Cricova winery. Route: Chișinău – the Curchi Monastery – the Old Orhei – the city of Orhei - Butuceni Pension- Cricova Winery – Chișinău



The thematic of the tour: cultural tourism, literature, religion The purpose of the tour: finding out about the cultural heritage that has developed over the centuries in the Orhei district, getting familiar to the monastic way of life, to the traditions and architectural places of worship, with people from the countryside. Tourists will also get acquainted with the machineries that are used in winemaking and will find out about the beneficial properties of wine. The program of the tour includes: visits to the Curchi Monastery , to the complex of the Old Orhei (Cathedral of “St. Dumitru” , statue of Vasile Lupu, church of “St. Nicolae”, the Museum of History and Ethnography, the “Orhei Gorge” monument, the fortress of Orhei, the Butuceni Pension and the Cricova winery, called the “Kingdom of Moldovan Wines”. Complexity of the route: travelling with the transport. There is no degree of complexity. In order to see the monuments, the tourists are going to walk a very short distance. Dress code: no special equipment is required, except comfortable footwear. When visiting the saint sanctuaries, women will have to wear a shawl or a scarf, men- shorts are not accepted. In the winery of Cricova, the average temperature is between 12-14 degrees, so warm clothing will be needed. Food: Lunch at the touristic halt at “ Vatra srămoșească” in the town of Vatici, dinner at the “Safari” and “Doi Haiduci” restaurants,  on the Chisinau-Orhei route or at the Butuceni Pension.   The offers of the CASA MARE team include:   * Two-way transportation (bus, minibus, car); *Guide; * Food (upon request); * Photo / Video services; *Good Humor;