10 days in Crimea Itinerary

10 days in Crimea Itinerary

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10 days in Crimea Itinerary

Start: Knoxville
Fly + Drive:  34​h
1
Yalta
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Sevastopol
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Novyi Svit
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  33​h
End: Knoxville

1
night
Yalta

Yalta ©
A popular resort town on the Crimea peninsula, Yalta reveals a striking Neo-Gothic châteaux nestled high atop a steep sea cliff.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): take in panoramic vistas at Swallow's Nest, take in nature's colorful creations at Nikita Botanical Gardens, and then take in the awesome beauty at Ayu-Dag (Medved-Gora). Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Chekhov House & Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Livadia Palace and Park Museum-Reserve, pause for some photo ops at The Monument to Mikhail Pugovkin, then get to know the fascinating history of Lenin Embankment, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de San Alexander Nevsky.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Yalta trip planner .

Knoxville, USA to Yalta is an approximately 34-hour combination of flight and car. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Knoxville to Yalta due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to drive to Sevastopol.

Things to do in Yalta

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Ayu-Dag (Medved-Gora), Nikita Botanical Gardens, Swallow's Nest, Livadia Palace and Park Museum-Reserve
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Nikita Botanical Gardens ©
Nikita Botanical Gardens
Swallow's Nest ©
Swallow's Nest

4
nights
Sevastopol

Sevastopol ©
Situated between Ukraine and Russia, Sevastopol represents a laid-back coastal city with impressive naval history and a desirable microclimate for vacationers.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sevastopol: Cypress Alley (in Simeiz), Koreiz (Yaltinskaya Cave & Ai-Petri) and Vorontsov Palace and Park complex (in Alupka). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Bronebashennaya beregovaya batareya №35, explore the striking landscape at Cape Fiolent, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bakhchisaryi Holy Dormition Monastery, and explore the ancient world of Cave Town of Chufut-Kale.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Sevastopol trip planner .

You can drive from Yalta to Sevastopol in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Novyi Svit.

Things to do in Sevastopol

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bakhchisaray, Koreiz, Cypress Alley, Balaklava Bay, Vorontsov Palace and Park complex
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Vorontsov Palace and Park complex ©
Ai-Petri ©
Ai-Petri

1
night
Novyi Svit

Novyi Svit ©
On the 11th (Fri), steep yourself in history at Sudak Fortress, then examine the collection at House-Museum of Prince Golitsyn, and then hike along Golitsyn Path.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Novyi Svit tour itinerary website .

Drive from Sevastopol to Novyi Svit in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car; or do a combination of train and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Novyi Svit

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Sudak Fortress
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House-Museum of Prince Golitsyn ©
House-Museum of Prince Golitsyn
Sudak Fortress ©
Sudak Fortress