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This veritable Lenin-loving theme park may be starting to show capitalist cracks, as SUVs and wi-fi–enabled pizzerias become more and more common, and the divide between the haves and the have-nots continues to widen. But, for now, it's still a place to visit for anyone wanting a through-the-looking-glass experience.

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$85.63 Day Trips & Excursions

Chisinau to Milestii Mici Winery and Tiraspol Full-Day Tour

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Milestii Mici, Chisinau, Chisinau DistrictIn the morning, after breakfast, we will driving just at a distance of 30 km from Chisinau, there You will get an excellent opportunity to visit one of the oldest wine production in Moldova – the wine cellar "Milestii Mici". The total length of underground streets reaches 200 km, and its depth varies between 40-85 meters. The constant temperature is in the range 12-14 ° C and humidity - 85-95%. These conditions of basements ideally contribute to the conservation of the natural bouquet of wines. "Golden Collection" - the world largest collection of bottles with vine, as evidenced by the fact that there are stored the best valuable wines! Here you can see more than 2 million bottles, which have been recorded in the Guinness Book of Records in 2005.Duration: 3 hoursStop At: Transnistria Tour, Tiraspol, TransnistriaTransnistria region, Tiraspol city - the capital of the unrecognized Transnistrian Moldovan Republic.Duration: 3 hours

$65.08 Private & Custom Tours

Transnistria Tiraspol Tour from Chisinau

You'll start the tour being picked up from your hotel in Chisinau and depart to Tiraspol - the capital of the unrecognized Transnistrian Moldovan Republic. The town was founded thanks to the Peace Treaty of Jassy, which was concluded after the Russian-Turkish War (1787-1791 gg.) between Turkey and Russia. According to this Treaty, Turkey ceded Russia the region of Ochakov that included the land between the rivers Dniester and Southern Bug. Empress Ecatherine II, wishing to strengthen the border on the left bank of the Dniester, entrusts the governor V.Kahovsky to "overlook the land between the Bug and the Dniester" and prepare proposals for its administrative and territorial structure. About his calculations, V.Kahovsky reported to St. Petersburg: “This new created fortress would be a means to attract new residents to the city, and the city where will opened trading days and trade fairs will be beneficial to the fortress”.After the sightseeing tour, and delicious lunch (optional), you'll depart to the Novo-Neamt Holy Ascension Monastery that is located in the village of Kitskany, 15km from the Bendery city. Its name is retained from the ancient Neamţ Lavra, founded in the Moldavian principality in 1367. In 1497, Moldavian gospodar Stefan cel Mare had built in Lavra the cathedral church Ascension of Christ on Neamt monastery lands located on both banks of the Prut. Typography shops placed in Laura printed the liturgical and religious-moral books for them. For five centuries, Neamţ Monastery has been the spiritual source for Orthodox believers. Everything had changed when in 1859 Prince Alexander Cuza Voda had issued a decree on the secularization of monastic lands.The extent of this tour will be about 6-hours, going about 170km round-trip. Please note: when visiting the monastery, men need to be dressed in trousers or shorts below the knee and a shirt or t-shirt (no tank top; women need to wear skirts or dresses below the knee, have their shoulders covered, and wear a scarf on the head.

$101.61 Day Trips & Excursions

Moldova Chisinau Winery Visit and Tiraspol City Full-Day Tour

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Cricova Winery, Cricova, Chisinau DistrictIn the morning, after breakfast, we will departure to one of the most fascinating wonders of the world - Cricova cellars, that was founded in 1952. The basements were formed after limestone extraction from the mines. Later, from cellars winemakers formed avenues and streets with wine, which are stored in the surrounding niches: Cabernet, Aligote, Sauvignon, etc. These avenues and streets have a length of 120 km in total.Duration: 3 hoursStop At: Transnistria Tour, Tiraspol, TransnistriaTransnistria region, Tiraspol city - the capital of the unrecognized Transnistrian Moldovan Republic. Duration: 3 hours

$70 Food, Wine & Nightlife

The KVINT Winery Transdniestria

During this guided tour we will walk along the main technology lines, learn about the process of brandies (wines) preparation, visit huge cellars storing the brandy casks and other essentials for the distilling process. Then we'll walk down shaded Lenin street and finish our tour with a coffee or a lunch in one of the numerous restaurants or cafes of Tiraspol centre.Or if you prefer you can start your acquaintance with Tiraspol by extending this tour with a brief overview of the city centre.You will discover that every kind of KVINT brandy has its own interesting story to tell which gets even brighter with the taste of it. After the tasting.

$125 Private & Custom Tours

Accessible and Interesting Tour in Transnistria

The tour takes first through Bender and it's Fortress. The impressive Ottoman Fortress was built in the XVI-th century.  After we will visit the Railway Station of Bender (which actually is closed) and the Museum of Railway  located in an old soviet train in the front of the station.  Then we go straight into Tiraspol, it's big square with monuments, the bank of the river Dniestr and straight into its core. For those who wants to buy something we stop by at the Green Market. Around lunch we stop at a local restaurant.This is a very flexible tour, so if you have any special desires, such as visiting the Kvint Brandy Distillery, visiting museums, Noul Neamt Monastery or other interests/ curiosities, we can organise it.The duration of the tour takes one day. As well the timing and duration of the tour can be easily changed depending on your requests. In this tour also is included pick up and drop-off.

$1135 Cultural & Theme Tours


ItineraryDay 1: Day 1.ARRIVAL IN KYIV& ACCOMMODATING AT THE HOTELPass By: KyivArrival to Kyiv, meeting at the airport. Transfer to the hotel and check-in.Free time. Meals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Overnight in 3* hotel in KyivDay 2: Day 2. KYIV CITY GALA SIGHTSEEING TOURPass By: KyivBreakfast in hotel.Bus sightseeing tour “Kyiv, the City of Legends” sightseeing tour. See this powerful and glorious city in all its beauty: Podil, Pechersk, Lypky, the picturesque banks of the Dnipro River, and the Maidan Nezalezhnosti.There’s nothing like Kyiv’s panorama, with its golden-domed churches. Next, we descend to Khreshchatyk with its chestnuts and fountains, the heart of Kyiv and probably of all of Ukraine.Time for lunch.Walking tour to the Kyiv’s city center “Kyiv through the Ages”. As you explore Kyiv through the ages, you will see some of the most wonderful monuments and sites in the capital of Ukraine. Here is Kyiv close-up: The Zoloti Vorota or Golden Gates, St. Sofia Cathedral, the old citadel “whence the land of Rus began”, Andriyivskiy Uzviz with its beautiful Andriyivska Church. You will see for yourself why Kyiv is called both ancient and eternally young!Transfer to hotel of free time.Meals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Overnight in 3* hotel in KyivDay 3: Day 3. FREE DAY: CHORNOBYL OR SHOOTING TOURPass By: KyivBreakfast in hotel. Explore Kyiv by your own. You can spend this day discovering the attractions of Kyiv on your own: visit some of its diverse museums or art galleries, enjoy the walking in city parks or buy tickets to Kyiv Opera House.Also, we can suggest you:- visit Chornobyl. Chernobyl and Prypyat’ are not objects for all tourists. If you visit these places, you will never be the same again. Some time ago on the world’s map appeared Chernobyl and then Sarcophagus – the monument of the human carelessness. It is a story of the largest technological disaster, the spirit of dead city will give you a feeling of a joy life and apocalypse. The exclusion zone atmosphere gives you a clear understanding of price of the human failure.- Shooting tour. We accompany our clients to a Shooting range on the outskirts of Kiev, where you will learn about the safe and professional use of firearms. Under the supervision of well-qualified instructors you will practise shooting using legendary Soviet weapons such as the AK-47, AKSU, world-famous weapons such as the M-16 rifle and Mosina rifle, and the latest Ukrainian semi-automatic Z-10 rifle, which is an adaption of the American AR-15. Meals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Overnight in 3* hotel in KyivDay 4: Day 4. KYIV – TRAIN TO LVIVPass By: LvivBreakfast in hotel. Check – out from hotel. Transfer to railway station. Departure to Lviv.Arrival to Lviv. Check – in. Free time. Spend your free time in of the most interesting Lviv’s gastro tour (optional):- Coffee legends of Lviv. The history of coffee in Lviv dates back to the 17th century, and for centuries there have been traditions of brewing coffee. It seems impossible to imagine medieval streets without a fragrant aroma of coffee, because in Lviv the morning begins with "figurines" of fragrant coffee...- Lviv Gastro Tour. During your gastro-travel, you will visit the residence of the Lviv Kata, or, as it is called, "Lviv municipality of execution of sentences", you will taste the famous "sausage Kseni"; also - visit the most expensive restaurant in Galicia, where the zeros in the check book have their magic feature; You will be able to compete for your lunch in the famous "Jewish Knife", where you will be able to use all your skills in the hiking trips to the grocery market; You will have a real Galician hunting cuisine in the restaurant "Panskaya Charkaya", and all this way will accompany you to this Lviv coffee! ..Meals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Overnight in 3* hotel in LvivDay 5: DAY 5. LVIV GALA SIGHTSEEING TOURPass By: LvivBreakfast in hotel. Check – out. Sightseeing tour by bus around Lviv, the cultural center of Western Ukraine and the modern-day capital of Halychyna. Sometimes called “Little Paris,” Lviv welcomes guests with its Medieval beauty, preserved in buildings from the 14th and 15th centuries, Gothic churches and narrow cobbled streets. Among the sites it is worth to visit the Church of Sviatoho Yura or St. George’s Church, the Lviv Polytechnical Institute, the Organ Hall, and the buildings of the one-time Halych Sejm or legislature, prospect Svobody (Liberty Ave) and Adam Mickiewycz Square. Time for lunch. Lviv City center walking tour where you will get to know the spirit of Lviv and of it's large number of wonderful buildings and monuments, the real pearl of this hospitable legendary town.Transfer to railway station. Night train to Odesa. Meals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Night train to OdesaDay 6: DAY 6. ODESA GALA SIGHTSEEING TOURPass By: PORT OF ODESAMeeting at Odesa railway stationBreakfast in caféSightseeing tour by car/bus around Odesa. Odesa or “Odesa-Mama”, as it is called by the citizens themselves - the largest Ukrainian city-port on the Black Sea is simultaneously one of the most interesting and attractive places. During this trip we will visit and see the most important and beautiful places of Odesa - Philharmonic Theater (former Stock Exchange), old district Moldovanka, Arkadia city resort, French Boulevard, Pushkinskaya street, Potemkin stairand Passenger terminal in Odesa port.Check-in to hotel. Time for lunchEvening walking excursion in the city center. You will visit the historical places of the city: walk along the streets of Pushkin, Rishelievska, Lanzheronivska and, of course, along the central street of Deribasivska with unique architectural and historical monuments. The most beautiful Odesa Opera and Ballet Theater, the Vorontsov Palace, the cozy corner of old Odesa and the Shah Palace.Meals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Overnight in 3* hotel in OdesaDay 7: DAY 7. ODESA – TRANSFER TO CHISINAUPass By: Deribasovskaya Street, Odessa, Odessa OblastBreakfast in hotel.Check-out of theYou can spend this day discovering the attractions of Odesa on your own: visit some of its diverse museums or art galleries, enjoy the walking in city parks, visit catacombs (longest underground tunnels) or buy tickets to Odesa Opera House.Transfer to Chisinau, MoldovaArrival to Chisinau. Check - in. Meals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Overnight in 3* hotel in ChisinauDay 8: DAY 8. CHISINAU GALA SIGHTSEEING TOURPass By: Chișinău CircusBreakfast in hotel.Sightseeing Walking City Tour of Chisinau. The best way to explore Moldovan capital – is to enjoy 3 hours walking within the Historical Center of the City. It is quite small – so you won’t get too tired, but in the same time is quite big and you can easily get lost in its narrow streets full of ”hidden treasures”. In comparison with large and busy Ukrainian cities, Chisinau will surprise you with its slow pace of life and quiet green streets. You are going to see the official part of the capital, all main state institutions, main boulevards, and a less official part – of small houses, that remind the times, when Chisinau was just a small village. The Glory and Tragedy of this City were always going side by side and within our city tour you are going to discover just a part of its controversial history. Meals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Overnight in 3* hotel in ChisinauDay 9: DAY 9. MOLDOVIAN WINES TOURPass By: Chișinău CircusBreakfast in the HotelCurchi Monastery excursion – perhaps, the most beautiful monastery of Moldova. It is situated between a small Moldovan village and the forest area. It’s biggest Church is the exact copy of St. Andrew Church in Kyiv. The monastery looks like a small fortress and within one hour you will be able to enter in all 5 churches, and if you’ll be lucky enough – then you will even hear the fabulous singing of the local choir. Old Orhei Complex excursion. It is worthy to mention that about 10 million years ago Moldova was covered by Sarmatian Sea, and Old Orhei is just a complex of huge rock hills formed by millions of fossils. It is a sacred place – as a home for the most legendary cave monasteries of Moldova. Here, you can taste the most delicious Moldovan food and drink a glass of home made wine. Cricova Winery tour – the biggest Winery of Moldova and in the same time – the biggest underground wine cellars in the world! Cricova produces more than 10 millions bottles of wine every year! Within one hour tour you will see how this huge complex works, what movies their cinema is screening and of course, you will taste the wine Cricova! Transfer back to the Hotel.Meals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Overnight in 3* hotel in ChisinauDay 10: DAY 10. TRANSNISTRIA: BACK TO USSRPass By: Chișinău International AirportBreakfast at the hotel. Check-outTransnistria tour. The last day in Moldova is giving you the chance to visit another country without leaving its official border. How is that possible? It is simple, we are going to take you to the unrecognized country called Transnistria, on the left side of Dniestr River – an absolutely unique and peaceful region. It is a travel back in time, as far as Transnistria is considerate – the last soviet country.We are going to visit Bender Town and its one of the biggest fortresses in Europe. Bender is populated by three ethnic groups: moldovans, russians and ukrainians and you will see, that Bender is just a smaller version of Chisinau. Next destiantion – is the capital, Tiraspol. Its main street is full by imperial monuments, ”Stalin’s buildings”, large squares and of course – the monuments of Lenin. If you are expexting to see one grey boring town – be ready to be surprised, as the colours of Tiraspol will fascinate you. Transfer to Chisinau International Airport.Meals included: • BreakfastNo accommodation included on this day.