A. Pushkin sites

About Tour

The great Russian poet A. Pushkin was exiled to Bessarabia in 1820-1823. The excerpt from the poem "A Ovid" by the Russian poet is engraved on the monument of A. Pushkin in the public park of Chisinau. Exactly from here we will begin your journey to the places where the poet lived and was inspired. These places deserve to be visited not only because the great Pushkin made them famous, but also because in themselves, these sites are unique and deserve your attention.

1 st Day

Discovering Pushkin places in Chisinau

Included highlights:

  • City Tour of Chisinau
    • “The Nativity” Cathedral,
    • Arch of Triumph,
    • City House,
    • Organ Hall,
    • St. Panteleimon Church,
    • The monument of Steven the Great,
    • A. Pushkin bust, and A. Pushkin Hill.
    • Small houses dating from the least 100 years ago,
    • Pushkin House, a unique construction. In the world there are only two such extant houses where the poet lived - in Chisinau, Moldova and St. Petersburg, Russia.

Included meals:

No included meals.

2 nd Day

Discovering the Dolna village and Rally Arbore House

Included highlights:

Today we’ll visit Dolna village located in 55 km from Chisinau. This picturesque place was especially loved and often visited by the Great Russian poet. Here A. Pushkin got acquainted with the culture and traditions of the Moldovan people, and became friends with the family Rally Arbore, being a guest of this family. History says that in this village A. Pushkin met a young and pretty Rom lady Zemfira - the future prototype for the poem “The Roma”. You’ll visit the House and the picturesque meadow of Zemfira.

Included meals:

No meals included.

3 rd Day

Departure

Included highlights:

  • Check-out. Transfer to the airport.

Included meals:

No meals included.

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