The Museum Complex "Orheiul Vechi", it's a museum in open space. It contains the remains of different civilizations: in stony caves it is certified the presence of the first human establishments, lasting from a few thousands of years. In V-III centuries B.C. there was a powerful Dacia fortress. The place is famous as well for its cave monasteries. The underground kingdom "Pivniţele din Brăneşti" (Brănești Cellars) is located in a scenic area in the coast of Orheiul Vechi. It always arouses astonishment of numerous local and foreign visitors. "Pivniţele din Brăneşti" have a total area of 75ha, stretching on a distance of 58 km at a depth of 60 m under the ground."Pivniţele din Brăneşti" produce white and red wines, sparkling, dry, semi-dry and dessert. Particularly popular are the collecton wines and the wines produced by special technology, such as Madeira, Marsala, pastoral wine.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: VELOPOINT, Chisinau, Chisinau DistrictWe'll meet at VELOPOINT, you'll pick your bike and equipment and bike with our tour leader to Orheiul Vechi (Old Orhei) Complex. On the way we'll make some stops for a small snack and fresh water.Duration: 4 hoursStop At: Old Orhei, Orhei, Orhei DistrictArriving at Old Orhei will take the lunch, after which we will take a guided tour of the Complex. Our next stop will be Branesti Cellars.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Old Orhei Archeological Complex, Trebujeni, Orhei DistrictOur final stop will be Branesti Cellars, including winery tour and wine tasting. Duration: 1 hourStop At: VELOPOINT, Chisinau, Chisinau DistrictAfter winery tour we'll assure your transfer back to Chisinau.Duration: 1 hour