The friendly people of Moldova will ensure that you have an exciting vacation when you choose to visit this country. Trek through ancient forests, taste the exceptional wines of the country and visit the many monasteries and churches that have survived two world wars. Chisinau is the capital city and has many historic landmarks that provide details of the country's history. Tour the museums, such as the History and Regional Lore Museum and see the fine works of art at the Fine Arts Museum. The Monument of Stefan cel Mare represents the violent clashes that took place in the early 20th centuries. You can visit Pushkin House where the famous Russian poet spend much of his time and produced some of his poertry.
One of the oldest towns in the country, Benderi, contains many historic buildings, including the ruins of a 17th century fortress. Imagine yourself back in time when there was fierce fighting in this region as the Moldovians tried to defend their country from invaders. In Cahul you can get pampered treatment at the spas specializing in mud baths and thermal health treatments. You can't leave without making a visit to the vineyards and wine cellars of Mileshti and Krikova-Veki. The wines from these locations are renowned throughout the country.
Most of the accommodation in the country are located in the capital and are quite close to the railway station. There are plenty of restaurants serving the traditional cuisine of the country. In the small stores you can buy the colorful native costumes and there are several craft centers. The main shopping area is the open-air market in Chisinau where you can bargain with the vendors for unusual products.