10 days in Crimea Itinerary

10 days in Crimea Itinerary

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10 days in Crimea Itinerary

Start: Charlotte
Fly + Drive:  30​h
1
Sudak
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Simferopol
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Olenevka
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Sevastopol
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Livadiya
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  31​h
End: Charlotte

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Sudak

Sudak ©
Sudak is a town, multiple former Eastern Orthodox bishopric and double Latin Catholic titular see. On the 12th (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of St. Luke the Voino-Yasnetskiy, then learn about winemaking at Novy Svet Winery, then contemplate the long history of Sudak Fortress, and finally stroll through Meganom Beach Club.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Sudak route maker site .

Charlotte, USA to Sudak is an approximately 30-hour flight. Traveling from Charlotte to Sudak, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Simferopol.

Things to do in Sudak

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Novyi Svit
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Sudak Fortress ©
Sudak Fortress
Novy Svet Winery ©
Novy Svet Winery

2
nights
Simferopol

Simferopol ©
Simferopol is a city on the Crimean peninsula, the status of which is disputed between Ukraine and Russia. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Bakhchisaray Historical, Cultural and Archaeological Museum-Reserve, pause for some serene contemplation at Holy Trinity Convent, enjoy breathtaking views from Scythian Neapolis, then learn about winemaking at Inkerman Wine Factory, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Aleksandr Nevskiy Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter and St. Paul's Cathedral, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kebir-Jami Mosque, tour the pleasant surroundings at Park of 200 Years of Simferopol, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of the Three Saints, then see the interesting displays at Crimean Ethnographic Museum, and finally let the kids burn off some steam at Children's Park.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Simferopol trip planner .

Traveling by combination of car and bus from Sudak to Simferopol takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Sudak to Simferopol is 1 hour. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can go by car to Olenevka.

Things to do in Simferopol

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Inkerman Wine Factory, Bakhchisaray Historical, Cultural and Archaeological Museum-Reserve
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Scythian Neapolis ©
Scythian Neapolis
Church of the Three Saints ©
Church of the Three Saints

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night
Olenevka

Olenevka ©
On the 15th (Sun), delve into the distant past at Kalos Limen Ancient Greek Settlement, identify plant and animal life at Bolshoi and Maly Atlesh, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Cape Tarkhankut.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Olenevka online journey planner .

Getting from Simferopol to Olenevka by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and car; or do a combination of bus and car. The time zone changes from Moscow Standard Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Sevastopol.

Things to do in Olenevka

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Kalos Limen Ancient Greek Settlement
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Cape Tarkhankut ©
Cape Tarkhankut
Bolshoi and Maly Atlesh
Bolshoi and Maly Atlesh

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Sevastopol

Sevastopol ©
Situated between Ukraine and Russia, Sevastopol represents a laid-back coastal city with impressive naval history and a desirable microclimate for vacationers.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): get to know the fascinating history of Primorskiy Boulevard, pause for some serene contemplation at Chersonesus St.Volodymyr Cathedral, take an in-depth tour of The State Museum-Preserve Tauric Chersonese, then see the interesting displays at Bronebashennaya beregovaya batareya №35, and finally delve into the distant past at Inkerman Cave Monastery.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Sevastopol day trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Olenevka to Sevastopol takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Livadiya.

Things to do in Sevastopol

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Inkerman Cave Monastery
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Livadiya

Livadiya ©
Livadiya is an urban-type settlement in Yalta Municipality of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea; a territory recognized by a majority of countries as part of Ukraine but incorporated by Russia as the Republic of Crimea. Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): examine the collection at Chekhov House & Museum, then do a tasting at Massandra Winery, then learn more about the world around you at Vorontsov Palace and Park complex, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Swallow's Nest. On the next day, get to know the fascinating history of Lenin Embankment, pause for some serene contemplation at Immaculate Conception Cathedral - Organ Hall, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de San Alexander Nevsky, then admire the striking features of Livadia Palace and Park Museum-Reserve, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Holy Cross Exaltation Church.

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Livadiya day trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Sevastopol to Livadiya takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Livadiya

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Yalta, Massandra Winery, Vorontsov Palace and Park complex, Swallow's Nest
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Vorontsov Palace and Park complex ©
Vorontsov Palace and Park complex
Lenin Embankment ©
Lenin Embankment
Chekhov House & Museum ©
Chekhov House & Museum