Яндекс.Метрика Bike trip to tasting rooms in Chisinau - Moldova Travel

Bike trip to tasting rooms in Chisinau

  • Starting point: Chisinau
  • Overnight: No
  • Duration: 0.5 day
  • Nr. of wineries: 5
  • Total distance: approximately 5 km, up to 30 minutes by bike. Distance calculated connecting tasting rooms without taking in count the time spent to taste wines and discovering the points of interests on the route.

Chisinau can surprise with many experiences: museums, parks, monuments and theaters.
In addition, a truly memorable activity is visiting wineries. And we are not talking about your simple visit, but one accompanied by a bicycle. Rent a bike from Velopoint, which will be the starting point of the route. Chisinau has a diverse selection of wine cellars, so try to visit them all by bike or on foot, but also to get to know the wines and the capital of Moldova.

Recommendations:
We recommend that you have comfortable clothing, shoes and a bag, as you will spend a good deal of time walking and/or cycling. Also, don’t forget about cash in case you spontaneously organize a small visit to the museum. If you plan to explore this route by bike, we suggest that you book your bike in advance. We mention that not all the streets in Chisinau have bike lanes. We strongly recommend that you consume wine and other alcoholic beverages responsibly when traveling by bicycle to ensure both your safety and the safety of those around you.

Velopoint
Adventurers who do not have their own bicycles are urged to rent them from reliable partners, one of them being the Velopoint specialized rental center, which has a well-maintained fleet of bicycles. Here you can choose the right bike for short city walks. bikes, long-distance country bikes (trekking bikes), active adventure bikes (mountain bikes) and electric bikes that are becoming increasingly popular.
Contacts
info@velopoint.md
+373 69 737 979 (Viber, WhatsApp)
Working hours 9:00 – 19:00 (summer until 21:00)
Bike renting prices:
Classic bicycles – 50 lei to 200 lei depending on the model
Electric bicycles – 40 euros per day (deposit 500 euros)

Tourist attractions of the route


Decanter Wineshop & Café is a modern sanctuary of good wines, seductive gastronomic experiences, and warm and sincere discussions. The wine shop is located in a XIX century historic building, in proximity to “Muzeul Zemstvei,” which used to be an orphanage.

Carpe Diem is a boutique wine store and wine bar, offering an exceptional selection of distinctive fine wines from Moldova, and from all over the world. Carpe Diem’s store offers over 160 wines from both traditional and emerging wine regions, while the wine bar offers more than 15 local wines by the glass.

Embargo is a quaint and beautifully designed Wine Bar and Shop where one can enjoy wines from all over Moldova and participate in tasting events. The name was inspired by the embargo imposed by Russia on Moldovan wines. This was a dramatic blow to the wine industry, but also the impetus in Moldova’s changing trajectory...
Embargo is a quaint and beautifully designed Wine Bar and Shop where one can enjoy wines from all over Moldova and participate in tasting events. The name was inspired by the embargo imposed by Russia on Moldovan wines. This was a dramatic blow to the wine industry, but also the impetus in Moldova’s changing trajectory to focus on creating unique, high quality wines.

Wine Gogh is a wine restaurant specialising in meat dishes. The qualified staff here will help you pair your dishes with the perfect wine selected from Wine Gogh’s extensive wine list. The restaurant also boasts its own wine label – eponymously named WineGogh.

Located inside Radisson Blue Hotel, this is the perfect location to taste local and international wines while being a stone's throw away from Chisinau’s major tourist attractions.