12 days in Crimea Itinerary

12 days in Crimea Itinerary

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12 days in Crimea Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly + Drive:  23​h 30​min
1
Yalta
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Sevastopol
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Olenevka
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Kurortne
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  20​h 45​min
End: Tel Aviv

2
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.
Let the collections at Vorontsov Palace and Park complex and Chekhov House & Museum capture your imagination. Get outdoors at Ai-Petri and Massandra Beach. Explore Yalta's surroundings by going to Swallow's Nest (in Gaspra) and Nikita Botanical Gardens (in Nikita). The adventure continues: get to know the fascinating history of Lenin Embankment, appreciate the history behind The Monument to Mikhail Pugovkin, pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de San Alexander Nevsky, and admire the striking features of Livadia Palace and Park Museum-Reserve.

For traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Yalta trip itinerary website .

Tel Aviv, Israel to Yalta is an approximately 23.5-hour combination of flight and car. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can go by car to Sevastopol.

Things to do in Yalta

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ai-Petri, Livadia Palace and Park Museum-Reserve, Swallow's Nest, Vorontsov Palace and Park complex, Nikita Botanical Gardens
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Vorontsov Palace and Park complex ©
Vorontsov Palace and Park complex
Lenin Embankment ©
Lenin Embankment

3
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Bakhchisaryi Holy Dormition Monastery and Chersonesus St.Volodymyr Cathedral. Appreciate the collections at The State Museum-Preserve Tauric Chersonese and Bakhchisaray Historical, Cultural and Archaeological Museum-Reserve. Venture out of the city with trips to Balaklava Bay (in Balaklava) and Bakhchisaray (Bakhchisaray Posts & Cave Town of Chufut-Kale). There's much more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Cape Fiolent, examine the collection at Bronebashennaya beregovaya batareya №35, and pause for some photo ops at Admiral Nakhimov Monument.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Sevastopol trip itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by car from Yalta to Sevastopol takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Olenevka.

Things to do in Sevastopol

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Bakhchisaray, Balaklava Bay
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1
night
Olenevka

Olenevka ©
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Dzhangul and then look for all kinds of wild species at Cape Tarkhankut.

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Traveling by car from Sevastopol to Olenevka takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can drive to Kurortne.

Things to do in Olenevka

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Cape Tarkhankut ©
Cape Tarkhankut
Dzhangul ©
Dzhangul

3
nights
Kurortne

Kurortne ©
Get some historical perspective at Sudak Fortress and Church of St. Catherine. Get in touch with nature at Karadag Natural Reserve and Golden Gate (Devil's Gate). Venture out of the city with trips to Aivazovsky National Art Gallery (in Feodosia) and Novyi Svit (King's Beach & Golitsyn Path).

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Kurortne trip planner .

You can drive from Olenevka to Kurortne in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car, train, and bus; or do a combination of car and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kurortne

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Novyi Svit, Feodosia, Koktebel, Sudak Fortress
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Karadag Natural Reserve ©
Karadag Natural Reserve
Sudak Fortress ©
Sudak Fortress
Aivazovsky National Art Gallery ©
Aivazovsky National Art Gallery