Attractions in Chisinau
Chisinau is both the capital and the biggest city in Moldova. Located in the center of the country, on the river Taurus, has almost 780 thousand inhabitants. The city is not popular for tourist but it is certainly worth a visit, because in spite of the Soviet stigma, Chisinau retain its unique south-oriental character. Thanks to LOT Polish Airlines and direct flights from Warsaw to Chisina, you can get to know the capital of Moldova.
The Old Town
In Chisinau there are not too many sites, but it is worth to come here and feel the unique atmosphere of Moldova. Entering to the city is through the famous Gate of Chisinau, which you need to have to watch closely and then go to the city center. The best way to experience the architecture of Chisinau is just walk down the street Bulevardul Stefan cel Mare. This is the most crowded and busy street in the city, and on this street stand all the most important objects of city. If you are interested in literature, you can also search the Pushkin’s house, one of the greatest Russian writers, lives in Chisinau. Very close to here are the most important attractions in the city.
Primarily built in 1836 The Metropolitan Cathedral “Nativity of the Lord” , it is the most valuable monuments in the city, example of neo-classism architecture which is necessary to explore. Next to the cathedral is one of the symbols of the city: The Arc de Triomphe and because of its size is impossible to overlooked. Arch was built in 1841 by the Russians in order to celebrate the victory over the Turks. On it is a huge brass bell and clock. Opposite The Arc de Triomphe you will see monumental edifice of government, but you must know that In Chisinau and all Moldova there is a ban on photographing public administration buildings.
Beauty of nature
You may be surprise the fact that in Chisinau you will find 23 lakes, located mainly in parks. Additionally, Chisinau is considered one of the greenest cities in Europe. Almost every street there are beautiful trees. If you like jogging or walking, that is something for you. It is surprising that in the parks are living animals and birds. There is also a lot of unique fish species in lakes, what is the big attraction for tourists which love nature.
Being in the city so you have to visit the parks. Two of the most beautiful popular are: Stefan cel Mare Parl, a great place to relax. And the second Velea Morilor with huge lake in the center of park, when you can fishing. There are also a beach, and amusement park too. Perfect place for whole family.
Food and wine
Moldova is known for its delicious food but the wine is the biggest attraction! Wines from Moldova are considered of the best in Eastern Europe. Being in the city you really have to visit Mileştii Mici. It is a complex with over 200 km of underground rooms filled to the brim with wine. The collections are full of very old vintages, but the older the wine, the better is. Any such trip is finished wine tasting.
Flight from Warsaw to Chisinau
Chisinau is the largest city in Moldova, located in the south-eastern part of Europe. From the west it borders with Romania to the north, east and south of Ukraine. The capital of Moldova is not very popular tourist destination. Surely that will change in the future because the whole region of Europe is becoming increasingly popular. In addition to sightseeing of Chisinau monuments, or visit the many museums, tourists have the opportunity to taste delicious and Moldovan wines. Aware that it is a beautiful city and that more and more people want to visit them LOT Polish Airlines, want to offer their customers a comfortable and cheap flights from Warsaw to Chisinau.
Preparing for flight
To buy tickets to Chisinau, you need to go to the LOT Polish Airlines website and at first use of the flight schedule, where you have to write the place of departure, destination, time and date. Then you get a full range of connections. LOT offers several weekly direct connections from Warsaw to Chisinau. Searching of connections is really simple. When you find the right connection, you can easily book it- also online. It takes just a few moments. When you made reservation you can always change it, on the LOT’s website. LOT can easily manage any reservation. If you already found a perfect flight from Warsaw to Chisinau, it’s time for hotels! Looking for accommodation is also very easy There are a lot of websites where you can find the right hotel in Chisinau.
During the flight
If you buy cheap flight tickets from Warsaw to Chisinau from LOT, you have to expect a two-hour trip. During the flight, you can use the toll snacks, meals and beverages. The attractive menu sure every passenger will find something suitable, you can also use the menu of alcohols, which are available for adult passengers. The offer of paid snacks and beverages can be used on different routes regardless of the choice of the class. So if you will buy a plane tickets from Warsaw to Chisinau, for sure you will spent a great time, during the flight. Air connections offered by LOT Polish Airlines are operated using the most modern machines air forming air fleet of the company. This is a guarantee of safety and comfort conditions during the flight. The principal value for LOT is supported full satisfaction of travelers, so care has been taken to plan convenient for passengers schedule of flights.
There are many different situations, which can make your journey will be a little more difficult.
For example, travel in a wheelchair or transport the animal If you need a wheelchair or any other assistance, please let LOT’s customer service know during the booking process and ticket purchase or at any time after booking but no later than 48 hours before departure. When you travel with your pet you need to remember about the necessary documents and certificates, namely: current vaccination booklet and certificate of veterinary health of the animal and a special passport (also published by a veterinarian). The plane can only carry a dog, cat or ferret.
Transfer from Chisinau Airport
In Moldova there are 12 airports, but only 6 of them have a hard surface. Three ports acquired the status of international air traffic but practically only Airport in Chisinau is supporting international flights. International Airport in Chisinau is the largest airport in the country, located about 14 km from the city center. Annually, the airport handles almost one million passengers. The airport is served by about 15 airlines. One of them is LOT Polish Airlines. From Chisinau you can fly to 47 destinations in 21 countries. One of destination is in Warsaw. LOT offers cheap direct flight connections from Warsaw to Chisinau.
The airport in Chisinau is located at the intersection of routes leading between Asia and Europe.
Airport runway built in Soviet times, is 5590 meters long and is one of the longest in Eastern Europe. Built in 1970. Airport was renovated and enlarged in 2000. It can annually handle 5.4 million passengers. The airport has one passenger terminal open around the clock. Map of the terminal is available at the airports website. There is anything what passengers need: cafes, bars, shops, ATMs, currency exchange, travel agency, flower shop, waiting for the VIP. There are also facilities for the disabled and for mothers with children. At the airport there is also a hotel.
If you landed in Chisinau and want to get to the center of town you can take advantage of the offer of public transports. In this way you can save some money. At the airport there are no trains or subway but is a wide range of buses. From the center of Chisinau you can reach the airport by bus 165, which runs every 15 minutes, between the hours of 6.00 am to 9.30 pm. Its route runs through the center of the city
- Stefan Cel Mare, and also stops at the main bus station "Gara" and Ismail Street. Tickets can be purchased from the driver.
The second bus, A Express departs every 30 minutes, between the hours of 6.35 to 18. Any information you can get at the information desk at the airport, located in the departure hall near the entrance to the terminal.
For those who prefer to get around the city by car - at the airport there are car rental offices. All offices are located in the departures hall.
Phone numbers and details of the individual companies you can found at the airport. If you drive your car, you will need parking. There is a few parking spaces for cars in front of the terminal building. This parking is designed for a short stop - a maximum of 3 minutes,to for example receive passengers. There is also other parking, where you can leave the car in the long stay, over 10 min. Parking is located in front of Terminal and consist of 4 levels with capacity of 800 lots. We can not forget about taxis. A taxi rank is located in front of the main entrance to the airport. Taxis in Moldova are very cheap, so if you don’t have to save every penny, take a taxi and enjoy a comfortable journey.
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