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Tour to Castel MIMI with Wine Tasting from Chisinau

Wine tasting tour in Ialoveni

Tour Price : €103 Duration : 3 hours Languages: Romania, Russian, English Discount: -20 eu if 2 pers, -40 if 1 pers.

 

At a distance of 30 km from Chisinau, specifically in the village Bulboaca is located the first castle in Moldova - Castle MIMI, which is a destination of international interest, unique in Moldova.

Castle story begins in 1893 when Constantin Mimi, the last governor of Bessarabia, planted the first seedlings of grape vines on the site that would become legend over the years.

Mimi was a great innovator of the times – he raised the Castle by a French project, first used in reinforced concrete and for construction, he invited Italians engineers. Curiously, the restoration of the castle to be led, after almost a century, also by an Italian designer.

In the Soviet period, Constantin Mimi's complex was nationalized and hidden from the world.Only in 2010, during some routine work, workers removed clad facade of the building, discovering a true architectural gem.Then it was decided restore fundamental Castle: each brick was polished as special rehabilitation technologies;they were rediscovered and valorized cellars and underground galleries.

In one of the underground halls was kept a wall with tiles - as it was during the Soviet era - and it's a part of history Castle Mimi. It is curious that the cellar ventilation is through breathing holes built 100 years ago, they were then and are now effective. More than a century Castle MIMI catch its second life.

At Castle MIMI is kept wine tradition really improved with advanced technology. Tasting and serving delicious meals is a primary concern at Castle MIMI. The Restaurant, wine bar, cafe, cuisine outdoor, pavilion - Castle MIMI represent diverse locations where wine is king. Two underground cellars is the first and last stage of a guided tour in authenticity and excellent wines from MIMI Castle.

Currently, Castle MIMI appearing in the top 15 of the most beautiful architectural masterpieces in the world of life.

The excursion includes: Package“Bacchus” with 3 wines tasting and snacks. 

Additional information

Tour information:
Tour Price: €103
Duration: 3 hours
Group Size: 1-3 tourists
Languages: Romania, Russian, English
Tour package includes:
Airport Transfer :NO
Hotel pick-up:YES
Drop-off :YES
Tour Transportation (car, van, limo, boat, etc):YES
Food and Drinks :NO
Other services (fees apply):
Attraction tickets (concerts, theater, museum, circus...) :NO
Translation services :NO
Reservations (hotels, restaurants, airline) :NO
Visa support :NO
Additional information:
This tour must be booked at least 7 days in advance of your travel date :NO
Tour groups must include a minimum of 2 passengers :NO
Tour prices are flexible and based on your requirements :NO