Come to the Purple Sunset: Moldova’s Only Lavender Field Festival

On July 8th, in Novaci, Călărași, in the field of purple lavender at Mov Herbs, the unique festival in Moldova called “Apusul Mov” will take place. The Lavender Festival is now in its third edition and promises an unforgettable day in the heart of the Codrii region, surrounded by the charm and beauty of purple lavender.

Mov Herbs is a family business located in the village of Novaci, Călărași district, which specializes in producing organically certified essential oils and herbal teas. Lavender constitutes a significant part of their production, carefully grown and harvested in the Mov Herbs lavender field, located in the picturesque region of Codrii Moldovei, surrounded by irresistibly beautiful landscapes.

This year, the festival will feature special guests:

  • The Osoianu Sisters
  • Cristian Porcari
  • Local folk ensembles
  • Live bands
  • DJ set

At the Apusul Mov festival, you will have the opportunity to enjoy high-quality organic lavender products and aromatic herbs, delicious cocktails, a local producers’ market, and a variety of culinary options in the food area.

Tickets can be purchased on or at payment terminals, and for those in a hurry, the organizers have a special offer:

  • 200 lei until June 25, 2023
  • 250 lei from June 25 until the day of the event
  • 300 lei on the day of the event

The ticket price includes a memorable live concert, a unique experience in the midst of a unique lavender field setting, photographs taken by professional photographers, and lots of fun!

You can find the location on Google Maps by searching for: Lanul de Lavandă Mov Herbs in Novaci, Călărași:

  • 7 km from Călărași
  • 55 km from Chișinău, Ungheni, Nisporeni
  • 34 km from Strășeni
  • 75 km from Orhei

The number of participants is limited. Entry is free for children up to and including 10 years old.

P.S. You can bring your hat and blanket to relax on the green grass and admire the purple landscape.


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