- Not to be confused with Moldova, the neighbouring country.
Moldavia (Romanian: Moldova) is a region in north-eastern Romania, sharing a border with Moldova and Ukraine. It consists of the counties of Iași, Vaslui, Galați, Vrancea, Botoșani, Neamț and Bacău.
||Upper Moldavia (Bacău County, Neamț County, Botoșani County)|
||Lower Moldavia (Iași County, Galați County, Vrancea County, Vaslui County)|
Map of Moldavia
Palace of Culture in Iași
- 1 Iași — the main city, former residence of Moldavian voivodes, important Romanian cultural and business center, university city
- Ruginoasa — Alexandru Ioan Cuza memorial palace
- Hârlău — museum of vineyard and wine, vineyards of Cotnari nearby
- Miclăușeni — monastery and Sturdza castle
- Hadâmbu and Dobrovăț monasteries
- Cucuteni — neolithic archeological site
- Huși - vineyards nearby
- 2 Bacău — an important Moldavian city with 200,000 people, village of Ardeoani - George Enescu memorial house
- 3 Comănești
- 4 Onești
- 5 Moinești
- 6 Slănic Moldova — spa resort with mineral waters
- 7 Focșani - wine region
- 8 Mărășești - known for the fights in the World War I
- 9 Galați — industrial city, with almost 300,000 people, largest port and sea port on the Danube
- 10 Botoșani —
- Dorohoi - nearby the village of Ipotești with Mihai Eminescu, romanian national poet, memorial house
Old church in Piatra Neamț
- 11 Piatra Neamț — monastery of Bistrița nearby. Surrounded by wooded mountains and boasting modern comforts, Piatra is one of the most beautiful and vibrant cities in Moldova
- 12 Bicaz — a good base for nearby lakes, canyon, and Eastern Carpathians, Izvorul Muntelui lake
- 13 Târgu Neamț — Neamț citadel, Agapia and Neamț monasteries and the memorial house of the famous writer Ion Creangă
Ion Creangă memorial house
There are daily flights to Bacău and Iași airports.
Sturdza Castle in Miclăuşeni
- 1 Sturdza Castle (Castelul Sturdza).
- Izvorul Muntelui Lake
- Ceahlău mountain
- 2 Bicaz Gorge (Cheile Bicazului).
- Bicăjel Gorge (Cheile Bicăjelului).
- 3 Șugău Gorge (Cheile Șugăului).
- Piatra Neamţ - Hard enduro contests
Most popular drink in Lower Moldavia (Ţara de Jos a Moldovei) is wine from the vineyards of Cotnari, Panciu, Odobeşti, Huşi.