Crimea. The best.

Kerch - Feodosiya - Sevastopol - Balaklava - Foros - Alupka - Yalta - Bakhchisarai

Day 1

Meeting in Kerch.

Long sightseeing tour of the city-hero of Kerch with a visit to the Mithridates hill and the ruins of Panticapaeum, the Turkish fortress Eni-Kale, the king's mound - a monument of funerary architecture of the IV century BC ( about 50/20 rubles + 150 rubles from a group), the Adzhimushkay quarry (about 160/80 rubles), and also a new excursion object – Fort Totleben – unique fortifications (about 200/60 rubles).

Departure to Feodosia. Hotel accommodation in Feodosiya. Dinner.

Day 2

Breakfast.

Sightseeing tour with a visit to the Feodosia art gallery of Aivazovsky (around 200/100 rubles), where you can see the largest collection of paintings by the artist. Optionaly the visit to the house-Museum of Alexander Green (about 120/60 roubles).

Departure to Sudak. You can visit the medieval Genoese fortress (about 200/125 rubles).

Departure to Sevastopol. Accommodation at the hotel Sevastopol. Dinner.

Day 3

Breakfast at the hotel.

Sevastopol is a city-legend!

Sevastopol has long been a symbol of military heroism of the Russian people. Sightseeing tour of Sevastopol with a visit to the Museum Panorama "Defence of Sevastopol of 1854-1855" (about 170/75 rubles), the memorial complex of Malakhov Kurgan, and also the archaeological Museum in the open air Chersonese (about 150/80 rubles), which has the largest Church in the Crimea – Vladimir Cathedral, built on the site of the baptism of Prince Vladimir.

Free time. Dinner. Overnight in Sevastopol.

Day 4

Breakfast at the hotel.

Tour "They fought for the Motherland" dedicated to the heroic 250-day defense of Sevastopol during the Great Patriotic war and the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the city.

The tour includes visiting the memorial complex "The 35th guards coastal battery" and the Diorama "Storm of Sapun mountain on may 7, 1944" (about 140/75 rubles). It is historical places of the city with preserved landscape, with traces of trenches and ditches, long-gun emplacements, grassy craters from bombs and shells.

Departure to Balaklava.

Sightseeing tour of Balaklava, the so-called Crimean Venice. In the years of the cold war Balaklava became a city with the stamp "top secret" and disappeared from the maps and plans of geographical atlases. 

Today it is a tourist Mecca of Sevastopol. Available in a choice of visiting of Naval Museum complex "Balaklava" - a former top-secret factory to repair submarines (about 150/75 rubles) or boat trip on the Balaklava Bay (1 hour – 300 roubles), sung by Homer and on the banks of which Russian writer A. I. Kuprin settled his characters.

Return to the hotel. Dinner. Overnight in Sevastopol.

Day 5

Breakfast.

Tour along the southern coast of Crimea:

Visiting foros Church (from the observation deck), Alupka Palace of count Vorontsov (visual inspection), the famous Lion terrace, with a walk in the landscaped Park.

Review of the romantic swallow's nest castle. Visit the Nikitsky Botanical garden (about 150/75). Departure to Yalta. Dinner. Overnight in Yalta.

Day 6

Breakfast.

Excursion to the picturesque "oriental" city of Bakhchisaray with visiting of "cave city" Chufut-Kale (about 190/95 rubles), the Karaite kenesa, the current Assumption monastery, Bakhchisarai Khan's Palace (about 225/115 rubles)- a witness to the former power of Giray dynasty.

Transfer to Simferopol.

 
 
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