Ungheni is situated approximately 50 miles (80 kilometers) west of Chisinau, the national capital.
For a truly authentic Moldova experience, make sure you look further than just Ungheni and taste the cultural and scenic delights the region has to offer. Beltsy, 35 miles (56 kilometers) to the south, and Orhei, 50 miles (80 kilometers) to the west of Ungheni are also worth visiting should you have the time.
Follow the threads of the region's rich cultural makeup within Moldova's art museums, art galleries and palaces. Moldova is a perfect place to explore for visitors with an interest in open-air markets, open-air exhibits and open-air museums.
Wildlife watching and shore fishing are just some of the great low stress activities in this region. Have an adventure you'll remember for years to come while you are in the area. Go hot air ballooning!
Often, a region's true character can be found in its culinary arts. You'll discover that potatoes and cabbage are popular components in many local foods. No trip to this region would be satisfying without tasting cheece placinte (savory pastry) and potato placinte (savory pastry). Moldova desserts such as mămăligă (maize porridge with cheese and greaves) are also great to try.
When the time comes to say farewell to Ungheni, head to the nearest major airport located in Iasi, 10 miles (16 kilometers) away.