10 days in Crimea Itinerary

10 days in Crimea Itinerary

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Olenevka
— 1 day
2
Yevpatoriya
— 1 night
3
Koktebel
— 1 night
4
Kerch
— 1 night
5
Mramorne
— 2 nights
6
Yalta
— 3 nights

1
day
Olenevka

Olenevka ©
On the 2nd (Tue), identify plant and animal life at Cape Tarkhankut and then explore the striking landscape at Bolshoi and Maly Atlesh.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Olenevka trip planner.

Belgrade, Serbia to Olenevka is an approximately 14-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Yevpatoriya.

Things to do in Olenevka

Nature · Parks · Wildlife
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Cape Tarkhankut ©
Cape Tarkhankut
Bolshoi and Maly Atlesh
Bolshoi and Maly Atlesh

1
night
Yevpatoriya

Yevpatoriya
Eupatoria or Yevpatoria is a city of regional significance in Crimea, a territory disputed between Ukraine (as the Autonomous Republic of Crimea) and Russia (as the Republic of Crimea) after Russia annexed Crimea in March 2014. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): meet the residents at Aquarium in Yevpatoriya, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Yevpatoriya Dolphinarium, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Nicholas, appreciate the history behind Suvorov Redoubt, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Juma-Jami Mosque, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Karaite Kenesa of Yevpatoria.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Yevpatoriya trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Olenevka to Yevpatoriya takes 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can drive to Koktebel.

Things to do in Yevpatoriya

Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks
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Cathedral of St. Nicholas
Cathedral of St. Nicholas
Karaite Kenesa of Yevpatoria
Karaite Kenesa of Yevpatoria
Juma-Jami Mosque ©
Juma-Jami Mosque

1
night
Koktebel

Koktebel ©
Koktebel, formerly known as Planerskoye, is an urban-type settlement and one of the most popular resort townlets in South-Eastern Crimea. On the 4th (Thu), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Karadag Natural Reserve, explore the striking landscape at Golden Gate (Devil's Gate), then examine the collection at House-Museum of M. A. Voloshin, then stroll through Mountain Voloshin, and finally steep yourself in history at Hill Junge.

For reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Koktebel road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Yevpatoriya to Koktebel takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Kerch.

Things to do in Koktebel

Nature · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

Karadag Natural Reserve
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Karadag Natural Reserve ©
Karadag Natural Reserve
Golden Gate (Devil's Gate) ©
Golden Gate (Devil's Gate)
Mountain Voloshin ©
Mountain Voloshin

1
night
Kerch

Kerch ©
Kerch is a city of regional significance on the Kerch Peninsula in the east of the Crimea. On the 5th (Fri), pause for some photo ops at Glory Obelisk at the Mountain Mitridat, don't miss a visit to Mitridatskaya Lestnitsa, steep yourself in history at Fortress Kerch, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. John the Baptist, then make a trip to Royal Kurgan, and finally contemplate the long history of Adzhimushkay Quarry.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Kerch travel route website.

You can drive from Koktebel to Kerch in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Koktebel to Kerch due to the time zone difference. October in Kerch sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Mramorne.

Things to do in Kerch

Historic Sites
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Adzhimushkay Quarry ©
Adzhimushkay Quarry
Church of St. John the Baptist ©
Church of St. John the Baptist
Fortress Kerch ©
Fortress Kerch

2
nights
Mramorne

Mramorne ©
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Valley of Ghosts, then take in the dramatic scenery at Dzhur Dzur Waterfall, and then observe the fascinating underwater world at Alushta Aquarium. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Sun): Head underground at Amine-Bair-Hosar Cave (Mamontovaya), then Head underground at Marble Caves, then Head underground at Red Caves (Kizil-Koba), and finally stroll around Salgirka City Park.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Mramorne online attractions planner.

You can drive from Kerch to Mramorne in 4 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Kerch to Mramorne. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to drive to Yalta.

Things to do in Mramorne

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Dzhur Dzur Waterfall, Valley of Ghosts, Alushta Aquarium, Salgirka City Park, Red Caves (Kizil-Koba)
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Marble Caves ©
Marble Caves
Red Caves (Kizil-Koba) ©
Red Caves (Kizil-Koba)

3
nights
Yalta

Yalta ©
A popular resort town on the Crimea peninsula, Yalta reveals a striking Neo-Gothic châteaux nestled high atop a steep sea cliff.
On the 8th (Mon), take in the dramatic scenery at Waterfall Uchan-Su, then enjoy breathtaking views from Rock Diva, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Foros Church of the Resurrection of Christ, and finally head outdoors with Tsar's Path. On the 9th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de San Alexander Nevsky, then enjoy the sand and surf at Massandra Beach, then walk around Masandrivs'kyy Park, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Ayu-Dag (Medved-Gora).

To see maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Yalta road trip site.

You can drive from Mramorne to Yalta in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Yalta

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Tsar's Path, Rock Diva, Foros Church of the Resurrection of Christ, Ayu-Dag (Medved-Gora)
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Rock Diva ©
Rock Diva
Ayu-Dag (Medved-Gora) ©
Ayu-Dag (Medved-Gora)
Tsar's Path ©
Tsar's Path

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