Day 2: Bike ride and wine tasting in the underground cellars of Cricova winery
Chisinau – Cricova – Chisinau
In the morning, you will enjoy a cycling tour in Chisinau city
which is the main administrative, scientific and cultural centre of Moldova. During the tour, you will see pieces of history and culture of the city such as the Nativity of Christ Cathedral, the Bell Tower, the Arch of Triumph, the Monument of Stephen the Great, the City Hall, etc.
In the afternoon, you will have lunch at a local restaurant in Chisinau.
After lunch, you will cycle from Chisinau to Cricova (~18 km). In Cricova town, you will enjoy a bike ride and wine tasting in the underground cellars of Cricova winery
- the only wine enterprise that was awarded the highest state prize “The Order of the Republic” and has been declared by law a national cultural heritage. During the excursion at Cricova winery, at a depth of 80 m, you will discover the wonders of this place. Cricova underground galleries are formed by over seventy streets covering an area of nearly 120 km, each bearing Bacchic names: Sauvignon, Cabernet, Cahors, etc. The jewel of the underground treasure is the National Collection, including over 600 types of wine totalling about 1 million bottles. Here you will admire the oldest bottle of wine - "Jewish Easter Wine", dating from 1902. In the evening, you will have a delicious dinner at “Regatul Vinului” restaurant of Cricova winery.
After dinner, you will be transferred to your hotel in Chisinau.