Târgu Ocna Salt Mine
Flavours of Romania - Moldova
PEISAJE DIN REGIUNEA NORD-EST(MOLDOVA)
The Best Places to Visit in Moldova, Romania
Discover the region
As a guest you will be greeted with traditional food such as pârjoalele (meatballs), iahnia (dish made of beans), ciorba de potroace (a sort of chicken soup), sarmalele (meat rolls in pickled cabbage) and deserts like papanași (cottage cheese dumplings), poale-n brâu (small pies fried in oil) and pască (a sweet cheesecake).
Lovers of hiking and outdoor tourism find here several natural parks: Ceahlău, Vânatori, Bicazului-Hășmașu Gorge, Cozia and the Șugăului - Munticelu Nature Reserve.
Last but not least, Moldova is also famous for its vineyards and wines, one third of Romania's wine-growing surface being in this region. Odobești is the oldest and largest vineyard in Romania, dating from the 17th century. The native varieties are Galbena de Odobești, Plăvaie, Feteasca Albă, Feteasca Regal and Băbeasca Neagră. In Cotnari village there are other vineyards renowned, chosen by the delicious sweet white wines, from grapes rich in sugar and harvested at the end of autumn, after the first frost. The varieties that give us the highly appreciated wines are Frâncușa, Feteasca Albă, Grasa and Tămâioasa.