The official statistics show the number of foreigners visiting Moldova in the first half of the year jumped 50% year-on-year.
Most of them came from Romania, about 900,000, followed by over 470,000 Ukrainians.
The Russians came the third with 100,000, Bulgarians – 25,000 and Italians – 15,000. The fewest tourists having visited Moldova were Portuguese and Belarusians.
Over 80 % of them came on their cars, 14 opted for planes, and 2% - by train.
Meanwhile, the number of Moldovans going abroad in the first half rose 1.5% year-on-year.