A Special Cultural Weekend, blessed with wine

About Tour

Discovering the culture of the old capital of Middle Age Moldavia is the best choice to spend an unforgettable weekend. You’ll enjoy the beauty of the city attractive by its historical and architectural monuments. The heart of the Romanian Orthodoxy beats right here, and you have the chance to see and feel it.

Please, don’t forget you’ll stay in one of the most important wine regions of Romania, and it is a must to taste at least some “brand” wines.

1 st Day

Friday

Included highlights:

  • Arrival and acquaintance with your local guide.
  • Transfer to the 4* Hotel in the downtown. Check-in.
  • Short guided walking tour about the center of Iasi.
  • Dinner in the restaurant specialized in traditional Romanian cuisine.

Included meals:
  • Dinner
2 nd Day

Saturday

Included highlights:

  • Visit the Culture Palace, a building which comprises 4 museums!
  • Drive to the picturesque countryside of Iasi, to the famous Cotnari vineyard.
  • Wine tasting and lunch in Cotnari winery.
  • Free afternoon for shopping /walking around in the Copou Park, etc.
  • Surprise!! In a monastery we’ll enjoy a blessed wine... and have the opportunity to listen to the Byzantine church music sang by a student’s choir from the Theological University of Iasi.
  • After dinner you can enjoy the nightlife of the city.

Included meals:
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
3 rd Day

Sunday

Included highlights:

After the party you might have yesterday, you will get up late in the morning, have a late breakfast, if time permits you might go for a walk in Copou Park, or visit one of the museums.

Transfer to the airport and departure home.

Included meals:
  • Breakfast

What People Say

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Dearest Viorica, 

I really want to thank you enough for being the most amazing guide and introducing me to your tremendous country. What a priviledge it has been to travel back in time and catch the enduring presence of Moldovans through the centuries. I couldn’t imagine being transported through song and hear the love of family, hope & blessings being passed on. Family, food, friendship, sharing of thoughts and ideas connect us in real time and across time as well. 

This may not have been a clear chosen career path bat I must say you excel at it!!! Your ability to be flexible and accommodating is beyond the norm! I totally loved the book you helped create and will use it to dig deeper and continue to learn more about this country. 

The cooking, clothing weaving, embroidery, people have captured a part of my heart. The pictures we’ve taken will remind us of our time together for a lifetime & these stories you have shared will be retold and shared with many many others. 

Thanks so much again, 

Pat. 

During my recent holiday to Moldova, I was lucky enough to have Miss Victoria Odobescu as a guide and driver on two occasions.  One day we went to Orheiul Vechi, and another to Soroca, the XV fort guarding the Dnistre river crossing.  Miss Odobescu speaks very good colloquial English, her range is wide and is a confident and safe driver.  Victoria, was exceptionally well-informed about the history, culture, and people of Moldova. In addition, she was very sensitive to my needs and wants. I highly recommend the services provided by Victoria Odobescu. I am sure she will have success in her career in Tourism. 

Cristina,

Thanks for providing a wonderful holiday. Your knowledge of your country and languages is incredible. I have enjoyed every minute! Best wishes to you and your family, Bob.