22 days in Russia & Crimea Itinerary

22 days in Russia & Crimea Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Yelets, Russia
— 1 night
2
Maykop, Russia
— 2 nights
3
Labinsk, Russia
— 1 night
4
Feodosia, Crimea
— 3 nights
5
Yalta, Crimea
— 3 nights
6
Sevastopol, Crimea
— 3 nights
7
Yevpatoriya, Crimea
— 1 night
8
Rostov-on-Don, Russia
— Few hours
9
Tver, Russia
— 1 night
10
St. Petersburg, Russia
— 3 nights


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1
night
Yelets, Russia

Yelets
Yelets is a city in Lipetsk Oblast, Russia, situated on the Bystraya Sosna River, which is a tributary of the Don. For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Yelets day trip planning tool.

St. Petersburg to Yelets is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. On the 31st (Fri), you're off to Maykop.

Things to do in Yelets

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
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2
nights
Maykop, Russia

Maykop ©
Maykop is the capital city of the Republic of Adygea in Russia, located on the right bank of the Belaya River (a tributary of the Kuban River). Start off your visit on the 31st (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Maykop Cathedral Mosque. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint George and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Vodnaya Rivyera.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Maykop planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Yelets to Maykop. You will leave for Labinsk on the 2nd (Sun).

Things to do in Maykop

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Vodnaya Rivyera
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Church of Saint George ©
Church of Saint George

1
night
Labinsk, Russia

Labinsk
Labinsk is a town in Krasnodar Krai, Russia, located on the Bolshaya Laba River 145km southeast of Krasnodar and 50km southwest of Armavir. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): get engrossed in the history at Labinsk Museum of History and Local Lore.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Labinsk attractions planning app.

Drive from Maykop to Labinsk in an hour. You will leave for Feodosia on the 3rd (Mon).

Things to do in Labinsk

Museums
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3
nights
Feodosia, Crimea

Feodosia ©
Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): make a trip to Monument to N.M. Sokovnin, then take in the dramatic natural features at Bay Provato, then steep yourself in history at Hill Junge, and finally identify plant and animal life at Karadag Natural Reserve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. George, don't miss a visit to Mufti-Jami Mosque, appreciate the history behind Monument to the USSR People's Doctor A.R. Dovzhenko, appreciate the history behind Lenin Monument, then steep yourself in history at Monument to Kerch-Feodosia Landing, and finally contemplate the long history of Monument to Alexander Pushkin.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Feodosia tour itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Labinsk to Feodosia in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. The time zone difference moving from Moscow Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Yalta.

Things to do in Feodosia

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Hill Junge, Bay Provato, Karadag Natural Reserve
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Karadag Natural Reserve ©
Karadag Natural Reserve
Bay Provato ©
Bay Provato
Monument to Alexander Pushkin
Monument to Alexander Pushkin

3
nights
Yalta, Crimea

Yalta ©
A popular resort town on the Crimea peninsula, Yalta reveals a striking Neo-Gothic châteaux nestled high atop a steep sea cliff.
Take a break from the city and head to Marble Caves and Waterfall Uchan-Su. Step off the beaten path and head to Foros Church of the Resurrection of Christ and Catedral de San Alexander Nevsky. The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at Immaculate Conception Cathedral - Organ Hall, pause for some photo ops at Monument to Aleksandr Khanzhonkov, kick back and relax at Massandra Beach, and get outside with Tsar's Path.

To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Yalta attractions planner.

You can drive from Feodosia to Yalta in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of train and bus. On the 9th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Sevastopol.

Things to do in Yalta

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Foros Church of the Resurrection of Christ, Marble Caves, Tsar's Path
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Catedral de San Alexander Nevsky ©
Catedral de San Alexander Nevsky
Foros Church of the Resurrection of Christ ©
Marble Caves ©
Marble Caves

3
nights
Sevastopol, Crimea

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 9th (Sun), pause for some serene contemplation at St.Peter and Paul Church and then pause for some serene contemplation at Pokrovskiy Cathedral. On the 10th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape at Eski Kermen, then delve into the distant past at Mangup Kale fortress, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St.Volodymyr Cathedral.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Sevastopol travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Yalta to Sevastopol in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. You'll set off for Yevpatoriya on the 12th (Wed).

Things to do in Sevastopol

Parks · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trips

Khodzha Sala, Eski Kermen, Temple of The Sun
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Mangup Kale fortress ©
Mangup Kale fortress
St.Volodymyr Cathedral ©
St.Volodymyr Cathedral
Temple of The Sun ©
Temple of The Sun

1
night
Yevpatoriya, Crimea

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 (Wed): appreciate the history behind Memorial Krasnaya Gorka, appreciate the history behind Sailors-Paratroopers Monument, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Synagogue Yegia-Kapai, then make a trip to Teatralnaya Square, and finally meet the residents at Tropic Park.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Yevpatoriya route maker app.

Traveling by car from Sevastopol to Yevpatoriya takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Rostov-on-Don.

Things to do in Yevpatoriya

Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
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Sailors-Paratroopers Monument ©
Sailors-Paratroopers Monument

few
hours
Rostov-on-Don, Russia

Rostov-on-Don
The gateway to the northern Caucasus region, Rostov-on-Don serves as a stopover for travelers on their way to the country's celebrated Black Sea coast.
To see reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Rostov-on-Don trip itinerary maker site.

Explore your travel options from Yevpatoriya to Rostov-on-Don with the Route module. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Moscow Standard Time (MSK) is 1 hour. In September, daily temperatures in Rostov-on-Don can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. On the 13th (Thu), you'll travel to Tver.

Things to do in Rostov-on-Don

Museums · Historic Sites · Nightlife
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1
night
Tver, Russia

Tver
To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Tver trip itinerary planner.

Do a combination of flight, bus, train, and taxi from Rostov-on-Don to Tver in 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. You will leave for St. Petersburg on the 15th (Sat).

Things to do in Tver

Historic Sites · Museums · Nightlife
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3
nights
St. Petersburg, Russia

St. Petersburg ©
Built on a desolate swamp as a showcase capital of Imperial Russia, this grand city has certainly lived up to the expectations of its founder, Tsar Peter the Great.
Get some historical perspective at Memorial Sign Strelka Of Vasilievskiy Island and Neva Embankments. Discover out-of-the-way places like Eco Path and Pavlovsk State Museum. And it doesn't end there: explore the wealth of natural beauty at National Park Shhuchye Lake, explore the activities along Beach Laskovy, contemplate the long history of Tsarskoye Selo State Museum Preserve, and take in the views from Anichkov Bridge.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our St. Petersburg trip planner.

Traveling by combination of taxi and train from Tver to St. Petersburg takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In September, daily temperatures in St. Petersburg can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
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Memorial Sign Strelka Of Vasilievskiy Island ©
Eco Path ©
Eco Path
National Park Shhuchye Lake ©
National Park Shhuchye Lake

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