Odessa nights + Crimea Highlights 7 nights/8days
Arriving to Odessa. Hotel placement. Evening outgoing for supper. Overnight in Odessa.
Breakfast. Leaving for Crimea. We will stop for dinner during travelling to Crimea. Early evening, arriving to Simferopol. Hotel placement. Evening outgoing for supper. Overnight in Simferopol.
Breakfast. Excursion to Massandra castle. Also we will visit amazing
waterfall Uchan-su (Crimean Tatar: Uçan Suv), is a waterfall on the river Uchan-su on the southern slopes of the Crimean Mountains. The name translates from the Crimean Tatar language for swift water. Uchan-su is a popular tourist attraction and is the highest waterfall in Ukraine. Located 7 km from the city of Yalta halfway to Ai-Petri Mountain. The waterfall is 98 metres (322 ft) high at an altitude of 390 metres (1,280 ft) and is most powerful during the spring when it is fed by snow melt in the mountains.
Before going for an excursion for degustation of Massandra wines, we will visit
for dinner one of Crimea national restaurant. Then, by ship, we travel to Swallow's Nest (Lástochkino gnezdó); Crimean Tatar: Qarilgaç yuvasi) is a decorative castle near Yalta on the Crimean shore in southern Ukraine. It was built between 1911 and 1912 near Gaspra, on top of 40-metre (130 ft) high Aurora Cliff, to a Neo-Gothic design by the Russian architect Leonid Sherwood. The castle overlooks Ai–Todor cape of the Black Sea and is located near the remnants of the Roman castrum of Charax. Swallow's Nest is one of the most popular visitor attractions in Crimea. Free time in the evening. Overnight in Simferopol.
Breakfast. Excursion to the Livadia. Livadia Palace (Crimean Tatar: Livadiya sarayi) was a summer retreat of the last Russian tsar, Nicholas II, and his family in Livadiya, Crimea
in southern Ukraine. The Yalta Conference was held there in 1945, when the palace housed the apartments of Franklin Delano Roosevelt and other members of the American delegation. Today the palace houses a museum, but it is sometimes used by the Ukrainian authorities for international summits.
We will have dinner in Czar’s restaurant, where you can enjoy historical atmosphere. After dinner the Nikitinsky botanic garden invites you to see amazing plants of the World. Free time. Overnight in Simferopol.
Breakfast. Excursion to The Vorontsovsky Palace is an historic palace located in the town of Alupka, Ukraine. It is situated at the foot of the Crimean
Mountains. The Vorontsovsky Palace was constructed from 1830–1848, to be used as a summer residence of the governor-general of the Novorossiysky Krai, Prince Mikhail Semyonovich Vorontsov. After we will move to Ai-Petri (Crimean Tatar: Ay Petri); (translated from Greek. Saint
Peter) is a peak in the Crimean Mountains. For administrative purposes it is in the Yalta municipality of Crimea. Ai-Petri is one of the windiest places in Ukraine. The wind blows for 125 days a year, reaching a speed of 50 m/s (110 mph). The peak is located above the city of Alupka and the town of Koreiz. Dinner. Free time in Yalta. Overnight in Yalta.
Breakfast. Driving along the most beautiful part of the Black Sea coast. Driving to the Baydarsky Gate on the Old Crimean Road (the Road of Ekaterina the Great when traveling in the Crimea). Visiting the Forosskaya Church in the Mountains. Breathtaking sea view from the highest point in the Mountains. Moving to Sevastopol. Check in to the hotel. After dinner excursion to Defence of Sevastopol - a museum- panorama, dedicated the first defense of Sevastopol . Franz Roubaud worked on canvas over 1901 - 1904 and graduated to the fiftieth anniversary of Defense.
Observe excursion in Sevastopol. Free time. Overnight in Sevastopol.
Breakfast. Excursion to Chersonesos (Greek: Χερσ?νησος; Latin: Chersonesus; Byzantine Greek: Χερσ?ν; also transliterated as Chersonese, Chersonesos, Cherson) was an ancient Greek colony founded approximately 2500 years ago in the southwestern part of Crimea, known then as Taurica. The colony was established in the 6th century BC by settlers from Heraclea Pontica. Then we move to Bakhchisaray
(Crimean Tatar: Bagçasaray, Turkish: Bahçesaray) is a town in Central Crimea, centre of the Bakhchisaray raion (district), best known as the former capital of the Crimean Khanate. Its main landmark is Hansaray, the only extant palace of the Crimean Khans, currently opened to tourists as a museum. Dinner in national tatar restaurant. After dinner excursion to a monolithic church or rock-hewn church is a church made from a single block of stone. Back to the hotel. Overnight in Sevastopol.
Breakfast. Leave for Odessa. Early evening arriving to Odessa.