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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.

Regions[edit]

Regions in Moldavia
  Upper Moldavia (Bacău County, Neamț County, Botoșani County)
  Lower Moldavia (Iași County, Galați County, Vrancea County, Vaslui County)

Cities[edit]

Map of Moldavia

Iași County[edit]

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
  • Pașcani

Vaslui County[edit]

Huși Cathedral
  • Vaslui
  • Bârlad
  • Huși - vineyards nearby

Bacău County[edit]

  • 2 Bacău — an important Moldavian city with 200,000 people, village of Ardeoani - George Enescu memorial house
  • 3 Comănești Comănești on Wikipedia
  • 4 Onești
  • 5 Moinești Moinești on Wikipedia
  • 6 Slănic Moldova — spa resort with mineral waters

Vrancea County[edit]

Mărășești memorial
  • 7 Focșani Focșani on Wikipedia - wine region
  • 8 Mărășești Mărășești on Wikipedia - known for the fights in the World War I

Galați County[edit]

  • 9 Galați — industrial city, with almost 300,000 people, largest port and sea port on the Danube

Botoșani County[edit]

  • 10 Botoșani
  • Dorohoi - nearby the village of Ipotești with Mihai Eminescu, romanian national poet, memorial house

Neamț County[edit]

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
  • Roman

Other destinations[edit]

Understand[edit]

Get in[edit]

By plane[edit]

There are daily flights to Bacău and Iași airports.

Get around[edit]

See[edit]

Sturdza Castle in Miclăuşeni
  • 1 Sturdza Castle (Castelul Sturdza).
  • Izvorul Muntelui Lake
Izvorul Muntelui Lake
  • Ceahlău mountain
  • 2 Bicaz Gorge (Cheile Bicazului). Bicaz Canyon (Q854055) on Wikidata Bicaz Gorge on Wikipedia
  • Bicăjel Gorge (Cheile Bicăjelului).
  • 3 Șugău Gorge (Cheile Șugăului). (Q12723970) on Wikidata

Do[edit]

Ski[edit]

Off road[edit]

  • Piatra Neamţ - Hard enduro contests

Eat[edit]

Drink[edit]

Most popular drink in Lower Moldavia (Ţara de Jos a Moldovei) is wine from the vineyards of Cotnari, Panciu, Odobeşti, Huşi.

Stay safe[edit]

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