3 days / 2 nights

Incentive Travel Romania

Tour ID: P1032

Eastern Romania (Moldova)
Architecture, Wines and Spiritual Life 

Eastern Romania's largest and most beautiful city, Iasi, offers a unique combination of attractions and activities. Some of Romania's most celebrated wines and a glimpse of Romanian Orthodox traditions will be part of this three-day trip to Eastern Romania.

Day 1
Arrive Iasi
transfer to your well-located hotel
(i.e. Hotel Traian (4 star), built by the Eiffel Company in late 1800's).
Walking tour of Iasi (walking).
Welcome reception followed by dinner.
Dinner and entertainment at Bolta Rece restaurant.
The menu will include traditional local dishes such as "sarmale" (stuffed cabbage)
and "Placinte Poale in Brau" (sweet cheese pie).

Day 2
Half-day trip to Cotnari and Harlau wineries.
Visit the wine museum in Harlau.
Sample a few wines produced from Romanian grape varieties: Busuioaca de Bohotin, Tamaioasa, Feteasca and Francusa.
Lunch and wine tasting at Cotnari, a vineyard best known for its white, sweet wines: 
GrasaFrancusa and Alb de Cotnari.
Return to Iasi early afternoon for shopping or rest.
Dinner at Monastery Golia with Romanian Orthodox Church leaders.
A unique music performance — featuring Byzantine music as well as traditional Romanian folk songs —
will be offered by the Christian Orthodox Theological Seminary Students' Choir.

Day 3
After breakfast, transfers to Iasi airport for departure to your next destination
or take a two-day trip to the Painted Monasteries (95 miles north of Iasi).
Most of the Painted Monasteries were built in late 1400's.
Set in a serene rural area, these UNESCO World Heritage Sites
are known for their vivid Byzantine frescoes, which are unique in the world.

  • Availability:  year-round
  • Price: from 199 Euros / visitor