22 days in Crimea Itinerary

22 days in Crimea Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Olenevka
— 1 night
2
Sevastopol
— 4 nights
3
Massandra
— 4 nights
4
Sudak
— 4 nights
5
Shcholkine
— 5 nights

1
night
Olenevka

Olenevka ©
On the 31st (Fri), delve into the distant past at Kalos Limen Ancient Greek Settlement. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape at Bolshoi and Maly Atlesh, meet the residents at Dolphinarium, and then explore the striking landscape at Cape Tarkhankut.

To find reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Olenevka travel planner.

Pittsburgh, USA to Olenevka is an approximately 28-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Pittsburgh to Olenevka, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) to allow time to drive to Sevastopol.

Things to do in Olenevka

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Kalos Limen Ancient Greek Settlement
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Cape Tarkhankut ©
Cape Tarkhankut
Bolshoi and Maly Atlesh
Bolshoi and Maly Atlesh

4
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.
Let the collections at The State Museum-Preserve Tauric Chersonese and Bronebashennaya beregovaya batareya №35 capture your imagination. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Panorama Museum on the Siege of Sevastopol and Cave Town of Chufut-Kale. Change things up with these side-trips from Sevastopol: Mangup Kale fortress (in Khodzha Sala), Balaklava (Balaklava Bay & Nazukina Embankment) and Bakhchisaray (Bakhchisaray Posts, Bakhchisaryi Holy Dormition Monastery, &more). The adventure continues: pause for some photo ops at Monument to the Flooded Ships in Sevastopol, don't miss a visit to Admiral Nakhimov Monument, take in the dramatic natural features at Cape Fiolent, and take in the waterfront at Grafskaya Wharf.

To find ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Sevastopol trip planner.

Traveling by car from Olenevka to Sevastopol takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to drive to Massandra.

Things to do in Sevastopol

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bakhchisaray, Balaklava, Mangup Kale fortress, Inkerman Cave Monastery
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Panorama Museum on the Siege of Sevastopol ©
Bronebashennaya beregovaya batareya №35 ©
The State Museum-Preserve Tauric Chersonese ©

4
nights
Massandra

Massandra ©
Massandra or Masandra is an urban-type settlement in the Yalta Municipality 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. Museum-lovers will get to explore Vorontsov Palace and Park complex and Chekhov House & Museum. Get a sense of the local culture at Massandra Winery and Lenin Embankment. Venture out of the city with trips to Koreiz (Cableway Mishor - Ai Petri & Ai-Petri), Park Landscape Art Aivazovskoye (in Partenit) and Swallow's Nest (in Gaspra). There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Livadia Palace and Park Museum-Reserve, pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de San Alexander Nevsky, take in nature's colorful creations at Nikita Botanical Gardens, and get engrossed in the history at Massandra Palace.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Massandra trip planning website.

Getting from Sevastopol to Massandra by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Sudak.

Things to do in Massandra

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Yalta, Koreiz, Park Landscape Art Aivazovskoye, Swallow's Nest, Nikita Botanical Gardens
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Vorontsov Palace and Park complex ©
Vorontsov Palace and Park complex
Lenin Embankment ©
Lenin Embankment
Livadia Palace and Park Museum-Reserve ©
Livadia Palace and Park Museum-Reserve

4
nights
Sudak

Sudak ©
Sudak is a town, multiple former Eastern Orthodox bishopric and double Latin Catholic titular see. Do some cultural sightseeing at Sudak Fortress and Water Disaster Museum. You'll explore and learn at Aivazovsky National Art Gallery and House-Museum of Prince Golitsyn. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sudak: Karadag Natural Reserve (in Kurortne), Saint Nicholas Temple-Lighthouse (in Malorechenskoe) and Monument to Ivan Aivazovskiy (in Feodosia). There's lots more to do: learn about winemaking at Novy Svet Winery, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Safari-park Taygan, tour the pleasant surroundings at Cypress Alley, and hike along Golitsyn Path.

To see maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Sudak trip planner.

Getting from Massandra to Sudak by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to drive to Shcholkine.

Things to do in Sudak

Parks Museums Theme Parks

Side Trips

Novyi Svit, Malorechenskoe, Feodosia, Karadag Natural Reserve, Safari-park Taygan
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Sudak Fortress ©
Sudak Fortress
Aivazovsky National Art Gallery ©
Aivazovsky National Art Gallery
Monument to Ivan Aivazovskiy ©
Monument to Ivan Aivazovskiy

5
nights
Shcholkine

Shcholkine
Adzhimushkay Quarry and Memorial Complex in Honor of the Heroes Eltigen Marine will appeal to history buffs. We've included these beaches for you: Beach Tatarka and Yurkyne Beach. Explore Shcholkine's surroundings by going to Bulganakskiye Mud Volcanos (in Bondarenkove) and Kerch (Kerch City Beach SunDali, Enikalskiy Lighthouse, &more).

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Traveling by car from Sudak to Shcholkine takes 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Shcholkine

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Kerch, Bulganakskiye Mud Volcanos, Yurkyne Beach
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Adzhimushkay Quarry ©
Adzhimushkay Quarry
Fortress Kerch ©
Fortress Kerch