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Petru Ungureanu St., 1, Cricova 2084, Moldova
+373 22 604 027
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I definitely recommend the Cricova winery tour. It's very professionally done and has quite a few little highlights. The wine and snacks were enjoyable, and the prices for wine at the winery are very reasonable. They add quite a few nice touches. If you visit...More

Thank MeganB2611
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took the public bus #2 from Puškin Street in Chişinău to Cricova. It takes 30 minutes and cost 4.5 lei. Don’t get off at the arch over the road but keep going until you have Town Hall on your right and 31 August 1989...More

Thank wombatdavid
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been to, and sampled, a number of vineyard tours around the world, and this is a different take on the others. The wines are all stored in u derground cellars , 100+ mms of them. S others have said, the tour takes place...More

Thank global-traveller48
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have visited many wineries around the world, including top name port, sherry and wine establishments,and Cricova was perhaps the best I have visited. Not only did we have a friendly guide who spoke excellent English, we also sampled very good wines and saw a...More

Thank PhilipLeic
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Can anyone imagine 120 km of tunels under the ground, mined by humans and used for production and deposit of wines? A former calcar mine near Chisinau become the famous Cricova winery. Their motto is ”Nomes es omen” = The name is a sign (from...More

Thank Sorina S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped by a wineshop in Chisinau that said something about Excursii. We took that to mean excursions. We asked about Cricova and the clerk made a reservation for us to take an English tour the next day and told us how to get there...More

Thank James M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A sheer labyrinth of underground tunnels, 100 metres below ground and covering some 80km with over 17 million litres of wine stored! Access is by road trains and, as well as the excellent cinema presentation, the event ended up with a special wine tasting. Yum!

Thank Douglas552
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

120km of underground tunnels make up Cricova winery, which is effectively an underground city. It has to be seen to be believed. The slick tour whisks you round on a land-train buggy, where you get to see the incredible avenues filled with huge vats and...More

Thank mattfromnotts
Reviewed 28 September 2018

One of the greatest experiences I ever tried. Understanding what people were able to do, for building the city above, digging some over 120 km underground at 60 to 100 meters is so exciting. Of course there is a lot of marketing behind this winery,...More

Thank Emanuel I
Reviewed 27 September 2018

Visit to Cricova was incredible. It is a remarkable place and a fascinating tour, but the highlight was certainly the tasting/pairing event in one of the swanky underground dining rooms. Highly recommend.

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Response from MRCPAntwerp | Reviewed this property |
The girl at the reception desk in the hotel recommended a tour guide & driver, Valery Bradu. He is very fluent in (British) English, picked us up at the hotel at 10.30am, guided us thru Cricova and we were back at our hotel... More