11 days in Moldova Itinerary

11 days in Moldova Itinerary

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Bucharest
Fly + taxi:
3​h 30​min
Transnistria
— 4 nights
Drive:
3​h
Soroca
— 2 nights
Drive:
2​h 45​min
Cricova
— 5 nights
taxi + Fly + bus:
2​h 45​min
Bucharest

3
days
Transnistria

Known to some as Moldova's "breakaway state," Transnistria can feel like a completely separate country.
Bendery Fortress and The Christmas Cathedral will appeal to history buffs. Step off the beaten path and head to Hanul Lui Hanganu and The Suvorov Monument. Explore Transnistria's surroundings by going to Tirasapol (in Tiraspol), Transfiguration Cathedral (in Bender) and Saharna Monastery (in Rezina). The adventure continues: make a trip to Transnistria.

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Bucharest, Romania to Transnistria is an approximately 3.5-hour combination of bus, flight, and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In December, plan for daily highs up to 3°C, and evening lows to -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can drive to Soroca.

Things to do in Transnistria

Sightseeing Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Rezina
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Bendery Fortress
Saharna Monastery
The Christmas Cathedral

2
days
Soroca

Soroca is a Moldovan city in Eastern Europe situated on the Dniester river about 160 km north of Chișinău. Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): delve into the distant past at Soroca Fortress.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Soroca trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Transnistria to Soroca in 3 hours. In December, daytime highs in Soroca are 1°C, while nighttime lows are -1°C. You will leave for Cricova on the 7th (Wed).

Things to do in Soroca

Historic Sites Sightseeing
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Soroca Fortress

6
days
Cricova

Cricova is a Moldovan town, located north of Chișinău, the capital of the country. Popular historic sites such as The Metropolitan Cathedral “Nativity of the Lord” and Stephen the Great Monument are in your itinerary. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Trip to Moldova Day Tours and Manastirea Curchi. Step out of Cricova with an excursion to Old Orhei Archeological Complex in Trebujeni--about 46 minutes away. There's still lots to do: learn about winemaking at Milestii Mici, stroll through Stefan cel Mare Park, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, and enjoy the sand and surf at Nistru Beach.

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You can drive from Soroca to Cricova in 3 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 3°C, and evening lows to -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cricova

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Chisinau, Manastirea Curchi, Old Orhei Archeological Complex
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Stefan cel Mare Park
Manastirea Curchi
Milestii Mici

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