15 days in Crimea Itinerary

15 days in Crimea Itinerary

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15 days in Crimea Itinerary

Start: Philadelphia
Fly + Drive:  26​h
1
Kerch
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Feodosia
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Sevastopol
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Alushta Municipality
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  28​h
End: Philadelphia

2
nights
Kerch

Kerch ©
Kerch is a city of regional significance on the Kerch Peninsula in the east of the Crimea. On the 6th (Mon), take an in-depth tour of Historical and Archaeological Museum, appreciate the history behind Sappers Monument, then don't miss a visit to Mitridatskaya Lestnitsa, then take some stellar pictures from Glory Obelisk at the Mountain Mitridat, and finally explore the ancient world of Panticapaeum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Tue): appreciate the history behind Monument to the Fish, pause for some photo ops at Stella with Golden Griffon, contemplate the long history of Adzhimushkay Quarry, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. John the Baptist, and finally take in the history at Memorial Complex in Honor of the Heroes Eltigen Marine.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Kerch trip builder website .

Philadelphia, USA to Kerch is an approximately 26-hour combination of flight and car. You'll lose 8 hours traveling from Philadelphia to Kerch due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Philadelphia in July, plan for a bit cooler nights in Kerch, with lows around 65°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Feodosia.

Things to do in Kerch

Historic Sites Museums
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Adzhimushkay Quarry ©
Adzhimushkay Quarry
Mitridatskaya Lestnitsa ©
Mitridatskaya Lestnitsa

3
nights
Feodosia

Feodosia ©
Venture out of the city with trips to Koktebel (House-Museum M. A. Voloshin, Dolphinarium Koktebel, & more), Safari-park Taygan (in Bilohirsk) and Toplovsk Holy Trinity Paraskevievskiy Convent (in Uchebne).

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Feodosia trip maker tool .

Getting from Kerch to Feodosia by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Kerch to Feodosia due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Sevastopol.

Things to do in Feodosia

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Koktebel, Safari-park Taygan, Toplovsk Holy Trinity Paraskevievskiy Convent, Bay Provato
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Safari-park Taygan ©
Safari-park Taygan
Aivazovsky National Art Gallery ©
Aivazovsky National Art Gallery
Tomb of I.K. Aivazovskiy ©
Tomb of I.K. Aivazovskiy

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Foros Church of the Resurrection of Christ (in Foros), Balaklava Bay (in Balaklava) and Bakhchisaray (Bakhchisaray Posts, Bakhchisaray Historical, Cultural and Archaeological Museum-Reserve, & more). The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at The State Museum-Preserve Tauric Chersonese, examine the collection at Panorama Museum on the Siege of Sevastopol, pause for some photo ops at Admiral Nakhimov Monument, and identify plant and animal life at Cape Fiolent.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Sevastopol tour planning site .

Getting from Feodosia to Sevastopol by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can drive to Alushta Municipality.

Things to do in Sevastopol

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bakhchisaray, Foros Church of the Resurrection of Christ, Balaklava Bay
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4
nights
Alushta Municipality

Alushta Municipality ©
Alushta City Municipality, officially "the territory governed by the Alushta city council", also known as Greater Alushta is one of the 25 regions of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea, a territory recognized by a majority of countries as part of Ukraine and incorporated by Russia as the Republic of Crimea. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Alushta Municipality: Ai-Petri (in Koreiz), Swallow's Nest (in Gaspra) and Vorontsov Palace and Park complex (in Alupka). There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Nikita Botanical Gardens, walk around Cypress Alley, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Ayu-Dag (Medved-Gora), and steep yourself in history at Chekhov House & Museum.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Alushta Municipality trip planner.

Getting from Sevastopol to Alushta Municipality by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Alushta Municipality

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Yalta, Ai-Petri, Swallow's Nest, Massandra Palace, Nikita Botanical Gardens
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Vorontsov Palace and Park complex ©
Vorontsov Palace and Park complex
Ai-Petri ©
Ai-Petri
Swallow's Nest ©
Swallow's Nest