Romanian Moldova is an area rich in natural and historical attractions. It’s a region with a rare beauty that is divided into a western part, a sub-Carpathian part, and an eastern part, a plateau separated by the Siret River.
The western sub-Carpathian side offers unique mountain views and adventures. For those who love nature and outdoor activities, you should head straight to the mountains of Moldova to discover some of the most beautiful and spectacular places of Romania, such as Cheile Bicazului National Park, Izvorul Muntelui Lake, Vânători-Neamţ Natural Park with its bison or Ceahlau National Park where the stunning Ceahlau Massif and Duruitoarea Waterfall are located.
The eastern side of Moldova revolves around lovely medieval cities and historical landmarks. At Piatra Neamţ, for example, do not miss to visit the Royal Court, with its famous cellars, or the Royal Cathedral.
The folklorik heritage is very rich in Moldova, reflecting its historical past. In rural areas, ancient crafts such as the weaving of carpets and traditional clothes, pottery or icon painting are still preserved, so don’t miss out on buying some rustic objects.
No matter where you will be accommodated, Moldova will surprise you with its incredible food, wine and history. Any visit to Moldova should include a tasting of the famous wines from local wineries such as the Cotnari vineyard, Grasa de Cotnari, Tămâioasa românească, Feteasca albă and Frâncuşa. Another well-known vineyard is the one from Huşi where Busuioaca de Bohotin is produced or the vineyard from Odobeşti producing the flavorful wine called Galbena Odobeşti.
Don’t miss out on the traditional Moldovan food. Characterized primarily by homemade noodles with meat or vegetables, long-cooked poultry or pork dishes, Moldovan cuisine will delight your senses. You must try: cloves (chiroştile) , baked pumpkin polenta, scrambled eggs with garlic, onion pie, chicken borscht (bors), potroace soup with larch, pork head with sour cabbage, Moldovan roasts, grilled stew, Moldovan tochitura, or Moldavian spinach with poppy seeds.
In addition to its abundance of historical and cultural tourist attractions, Moldova is home to amazing museums, theaters and art galleries. Taking you through the region’s modern culture, ancient traditions, and rich historical past, they are certainly not to be missed on your next trip to Moldova.
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