6 days in Moldova Itinerary

6 days in Moldova Itinerary

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Chisinau — 3 nights

Chișinău Etymology and namesThe origin of the city's name is unclear, but in one version, the name comes from the archaic Romanian word chișla (meaning "spring", "source of water") and nouă ("new"), because it was built around a small spring, at the corner of Pușkin and Albișoara streets.The other version, formulated by Ștefan Ciobanu, Romanian historian and academician, holds that the name was formed the same way as the name of Chișineu (alternative spelling: Chișinău) in Western Romania, near the border with Hungary. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Dormition of the Theotokos and Afghan War Memorial To Sons of Motherland - Eternal Memory. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Chisinau: Asconi Winery (in Puhoi), Castel Mimi Wine Resort (in Bulboaca) and Capriana Monastery (in Capriana). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Orthodox Cathedral of the Transfiguration of the Saviour, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary's Armenian Apostolic Church, walk around Parcul Alunelul, and appreciate the history behind Monument to the Victims of Jewish Ghetto.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Chisinau trip site.

If you are flying in from India, the closest major aiports are Chişinău International Airport and Bălți International Airport. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Tiraspol.
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Tiraspol — 2 nights

Tiraspol is internationally recognised as the second largest city in Moldova, but is effectively the capital and administrative centre of the unrecognised Pridnestrovian Moldavian Republic (Transnistria). Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): explore the different monuments and memorials at Tighina Military Cemetery, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Christmas Cathedral, then stroll around De Wollant Park, and finally learn about winemaking at Kvint.

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Getting from Chisinau to Tiraspol by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Comrat.
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Find places to stay Sep 15 — 17:

Comrat — 1 day

On the 17th (Sat), appreciate the history behind The Tank monument, then examine the collection at Comrat Museum, then pause for some photo ops at Monument of Lenin, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Sankt Ioan Botezator.

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Traveling by car from Tiraspol to Comrat takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can drive back home.
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Moldova travel guide

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As one of the smallest countries in Europe, Moldova earned its independence in 1991 and remains quite unknown to most of the world. As Moldova is located between Romania and the Ukraine, much of its culture borrows elements, such as language and traditional food, from its two neighbors. Moldova sports a rugged countryside with a mild and sunny climate thanks to the neighboring Black Sea. This region's outdoor activities--biking, hiking, horseback riding, and exploring caves--are its main attractions. While Moldova doesn't attract much tourism, it is one of the last places in Europe where you can get a completely authentic local experience.