17 days in Crimea Itinerary

17 days in Crimea Itinerary

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Olenevka
— 1 day
2
Yevpatoriya
— 2 nights
3
Sevastopol
— 3 nights
4
Simferopol
— 1 night
5
Yalta
— 2 nights
6
Feodosia
— 3 nights
7
Kerch
— 4 nights

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Olenevka

Olenevka ©
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): explore the world behind art at Kalos Limen Ancient Greek Settlement, then look for all kinds of wild species at Dzhangul, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Cape Tarkhankut.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Olenevka trip planner.

Penza, Russia to Olenevka is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Penza to Olenevka is 2 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Yevpatoriya.

Things to do in Olenevka

Wildlife · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Kalos Limen Ancient Greek Settlement
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Cape Tarkhankut ©
Cape Tarkhankut
Dzhangul ©
Dzhangul

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nights
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. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): make a trip to Evpatoriyskiy Tram, see the interesting displays at Kara Tobe, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of St. Nicholas, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Juma-Jami Mosque, and finally kick back and relax at Super Aqua Beach. On your second day here, take in the spiritual surroundings of Karaite Kenesa of Yevpatoria, get engrossed in the history at Odun-Bazar Kapusi, examine the collection at Museum of Crimean War History, admire the landmark architecture of Synagogue Yegia-Kapai, then don't miss a visit to Teatralnaya Square, and finally meet the residents at Yevpatoriya Dolphinarium.

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Traveling by car from Olenevka to Yevpatoriya takes 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can drive to Sevastopol.

Things to do in Yevpatoriya

Parks · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trips

Super Aqua Beach, Kara Tobe
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Cathedral of St. Nicholas
Cathedral of St. Nicholas
Odun-Bazar Kapusi ©
Odun-Bazar Kapusi
Karaite Kenesa of Yevpatoria
Karaite Kenesa of Yevpatoria

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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.
On the 14th (Sun), see the interesting displays at Mikhailovska Battery Museum, delve into the distant past at Inkerman Cave Monastery, see the interesting displays at Naval History Museum - Black Sea Fleet History Museum, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pokrovskiy Cathedral, then examine the collection at Panorama Museum on the Siege of Sevastopol, and finally examine the collection at Malakhov Barrow. On your second day here, take in the dramatic natural features at Cape Fiolent, then examine the collection at Bronebashennaya beregovaya batareya №35, then get outside with Omega Beach, and finally get engrossed in the history at The State Museum-Preserve Tauric Chersonese.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Sevastopol trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Yevpatoriya to Sevastopol takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Simferopol.

Things to do in Sevastopol

Museums · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

Inkerman Cave Monastery
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Inkerman Cave Monastery ©
Inkerman Cave Monastery
Malakhov Barrow ©
Malakhov Barrow

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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 16th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Holy Trinity Convent, learn about winemaking at Inkerman Wine Factory, enjoy breathtaking views from Scythian Neapolis, get your game on at Mir na Oshhup, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at All Saints Church, and finally get engrossed in the history at Bakhchisaray Historical, Cultural and Archaeological Museum-Reserve. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Crimean Ethnographic Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Three Saints, get engrossed in the history at Museum of the History of Simferopol, then admire the masterpieces at Simferopol Art Museum, and finally stroll around Park of Yuriy Gagarin.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Simferopol online attractions planner.

Getting from Sevastopol to Simferopol by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time to Moscow Standard Time is 1 hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to drive to Yalta.

Things to do in Simferopol

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Bakhchisaray Historical, Cultural and Archaeological Museum-Reserve, Inkerman Wine Factory
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Simferopol Art Museum ©
Simferopol Art Museum
Scythian Neapolis ©
Scythian Neapolis

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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 18th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Massandra Beach, identify plant and animal life at Botkin Path, and then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de San Alexander Nevsky, pause for some serene contemplation at Immaculate Conception Cathedral - Organ Hall, examine the collection at Historic Literature Museum of Yalta, get engrossed in the history at Muzey Lesi Ukrainki, then see the interesting displays at Livadia Palace and Park Museum-Reserve, and finally steep yourself in history at Dacha Museum of A.P. Chekhov.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Yalta online vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Simferopol to Yalta takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Moscow Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can go by car to Feodosia.

Things to do in Yalta

Parks · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Livadia Palace and Park Museum-Reserve, Dacha Museum of A.P. Chekhov, Grand Canyon
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Historic Literature Museum of Yalta ©
Historic Literature Museum of Yalta
Dacha Museum of A.P. Chekhov ©
Dacha Museum of A.P. Chekhov
Livadia Palace and Park Museum-Reserve ©
Livadia Palace and Park Museum-Reserve

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Feodosia

Feodosia ©
Get in touch with nature at Karadag Natural Reserve and Bay Provato. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Tomb of I.K. Aivazovskiy and Museum of the Sculptor Vera Mukhina. Explore Feodosia's surroundings by going to Mountain Sokol (in Novyi Svit), Literary and Art Museum (in Stary Krym) and Museum of History and Nature of Karadag (in Kurortne).

To find ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Feodosia online tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Yalta to Feodosia in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Kerch.

Things to do in Feodosia

Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Kurortne, Mountain Sokol, Literary and Art Museum, Bay Provato
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Karadag Natural Reserve ©
Karadag Natural Reserve
Tomb of I.K. Aivazovskiy ©
Tomb of I.K. Aivazovskiy
Church of St. Catherine ©
Church of St. Catherine

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Kerch

Kerch ©
Kerch is a city of regional significance on the Kerch Peninsula in the east of the Crimea. Visiting Yurkyne Beach and Chokral Lake will get you outdoors. Historical and Archaeological Museum and Lapidariy will appeal to museum buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Kerch: Kazantypskiy State Nature Reserve (in Shcholkine) and Karalarskiy Nature Park (in Kurortne). There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Adzhimushkay Quarry, take some stellar pictures from Glory Obelisk at the Mountain Mitridat, pause for some photo ops at Monument to the Fish, and pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. John the Baptist.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Kerch holiday tool.

Getting from Feodosia to Kerch by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time to Moscow Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In July, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 21°C. You will have some time to spend on the 26th (Fri) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Kerch

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kurortne, Kazantypskiy State Nature Reserve, Yurkyne Beach
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Adzhimushkay Quarry ©
Adzhimushkay Quarry
Church of St. John the Baptist ©
Church of St. John the Baptist
Kazantypskiy State Nature Reserve ©
Kazantypskiy State Nature Reserve