18 days in Crimea Itinerary

18 days in Crimea Itinerary

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18 days in Crimea Itinerary

Start: Kiev
+3
shuttle + foot + Fly + taxi:  6​h 30​min
1
Yevpatoriya
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Sevastopol
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Alupka
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Sudak
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Kerch
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  9​h
End: Kiev

3
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. Your inner history buff will appreciate Juma-Jami Mosque and Cathedral of St. Nicholas. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Super Aqua Beach and Novofederovka Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Yevpatoriya side-trips: Church of St. Nicholas (in Yalta), St. Spirit Church (in Mykolaivka) and Pushkin Park (in Saki). There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Karaite Kenesa of Yevpatoria, don't miss a visit to Teatralnaya Square, admire the striking features of Armenian Church Surb Nikogaios, and view the masterpieces at The Harasho.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Yevpatoriya driving holiday app .

Kiev, Ukraine to Yevpatoriya is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of shuttle, flight, and taxi. You can also drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Sevastopol.

Things to do in Yevpatoriya

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

St. Spirit Church, Super Aqua Beach, Pushkin Park, Church of St. Nicholas, Novofederovka Beach
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Yevpatoriya Dolphinarium ©
Yevpatoriya Dolphinarium
Juma-Jami Mosque ©
Juma-Jami Mosque
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Bakhchisaryi Holy Dormition Monastery and Cave Town of Chufut-Kale. Change things up with these side-trips from Sevastopol: Mangup Kale fortress (in Khodzha Sala), Bakhchisaray (Fountain of Tears & Bakhchisaray Historical, Cultural and Archaeological Museum-Reserve) and Balaklava (Nazukina Embankment, Military History Museum of Fortifications Balaklava Underground Museum Complex, & more). The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at The State Museum-Preserve Tauric Chersonese, appreciate the history behind Monument to the Flooded Ships in Sevastopol, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chersonesus St.Volodymyr Cathedral, and examine the collection at Sapun Mountain Assault Diorama.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Sevastopol trip itinerary builder app .

Traveling by car from Yevpatoriya to Sevastopol takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to drive to Alupka.

Things to do in Sevastopol

Museums Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Bakhchisaray, Balaklava, Mangup Kale fortress
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Chersonesus St.Volodymyr Cathedral ©
Bakhchisaryi Holy Dormition Monastery ©
Cave Town of Chufut-Kale ©
Cave Town of Chufut-Kale

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Alupka

Alupka ©
Alupka is a resort city located in the Crimean peninsula, currently subject to a territorial dispute between the Russian Federation and Ukraine (see 2014 Crimean crisis). On the 8th (Sat), learn more about the world around you at Vorontsov Palace and Park complex, then take in the awesome beauty at Ai-Petri, and then admire the natural beauty at Nikita Botanical Gardens. Keep things going the next day: enjoy breathtaking views from Swallow's Nest, then don't miss a visit to Chekhov House & Museum, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Lenin Embankment, and finally admire the striking features of Livadia Palace and Park Museum-Reserve.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Alupka day trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Sevastopol to Alupka takes 1.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can go by car to Sudak.

Things to do in Alupka

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

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

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Sudak

Sudak ©
Sudak is a town, multiple former Eastern Orthodox bishopric and double Latin Catholic titular see. Your inner history buff will appreciate Sudak Fortress and Surb Khach Monastery. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at King's Beach and Meganom Beach Club. Get out of town with these interesting Sudak side-trips: Toplovsk Holy Trinity Paraskevievskiy Convent (in Uchebne) and Golitsyn Path (in Novyi Svit). And it doesn't end there: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Alchak, explore the striking landscape at Sakharnaya Golovka, admire all the interesting features of Crocodile Farm, and learn about winemaking at Novy Svet Winery.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Sudak road trip tool .

You can drive from Alupka to Sudak in 3.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to drive to Kerch.

Things to do in Sudak

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Novyi Svit, Surb Khach Monastery, Toplovsk Holy Trinity Paraskevievskiy Convent
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King's Beach ©
King's Beach
Sudak Fortress ©
Sudak Fortress
Surb Khach Monastery ©
Surb Khach Monastery

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Kerch

Kerch ©
Kerch is a city of regional significance on the Kerch Peninsula in the east of the Crimea. Visit Adzhimushkay Quarry and Church of St. John the Baptist for their historical value. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Beach Tatarka and Kerch City Beach SunDali. The adventure continues: make a trip to Memorial Complex in Honor of the Heroes Eltigen Marine, contemplate the long history of Fortress Kerch, delve into the distant past at Melek-Chesmenskiy Kurgan, and pause for some photo ops at Stella with Golden Griffon.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Kerch trip builder website .

Drive from Sudak to Kerch in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Eastern European Time (EET) to Moscow Standard Time (MSK), which is usually a 1 hour difference. June in Kerch sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 19°C at night. On the 16th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kerch

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Beach Tatarka
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Adzhimushkay Quarry ©
Adzhimushkay Quarry
Church of St. John the Baptist ©
Church of St. John the Baptist