32 days in Crimea Itinerary

32 days in Crimea Itinerary

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Yevpatoriya
— 5 nights
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Olenevka
— 1 night
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Simferopol
— 4 nights
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Sevastopol
— 6 nights
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Yalta
— 6 nights
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Sudak
— 2 nights
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Shcholkine
— 3 nights
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Kerch
— 4 nights

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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. Step off the beaten path and head to Cathedral of St. Nicholas and Little Jerusalem. Get in touch with nature at Novofederovka Beach and Moinaks'ke lake. There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Karaite Kenesa of Yevpatoria, make a trip to Teatralnaya Square, see the interesting displays at Kara Tobe, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Yevpatoriya Dolphinarium.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Yevpatoriya trip itinerary planning website.

Istanbul, Turkey to Yevpatoriya is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Istanbul to Yevpatoriya is minus 1 hour. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Olenevka.

Things to do in Yevpatoriya

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trips

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Cathedral of St. Nicholas
Cathedral of St. Nicholas
Karaite Kenesa of Yevpatoria
Karaite Kenesa of Yevpatoria
Juma-Jami Mosque ©
Juma-Jami Mosque

1
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Olenevka

Olenevka
On the 21st (Tue), take in the dramatic natural features at Cape Tarkhankut, take in the dramatic natural features at Bolshoi and Maly Atlesh, then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Dolphinarium, and finally identify plant and animal life at Dzhangul.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Olenevka journey planning site.

Traveling by car from Yevpatoriya to Olenevka takes 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Simferopol.

Things to do in Olenevka

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Zoos & Aquariums
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Bolshoi and Maly Atlesh
Bolshoi and Maly Atlesh
Cape Tarkhankut ©
Cape Tarkhankut
Dzhangul ©
Dzhangul

4
nights
Simferopol

Simferopol ©
Simferopol is a city on the Crimean peninsula, the status of which is disputed between Ukraine and Russia. Take a break from the city and head to Red Caves (Kizil-Koba) and Kachi-Kalyon. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Holy Trinity Convent and Aleksandr Nevskiy Cathedral. Get out of town with these interesting Simferopol side-trips: Sculpture Dinosaurs (in Saki), Cinema Park Viking (in Perevalne) and Bakhchisaray (Well Tik-Kuyu & House-Museum of Ismail Bey Gasprinski). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Kebir-Jami Mosque, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Vladimir and Olga, get engrossed in the history at Crimean Tatar Museum of Cultural and Historical Heritage, and let little ones run wild at Children's Park.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Simferopol trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Olenevka to Simferopol takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and bus. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Moscow Standard Time (MSK), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can drive to Sevastopol.

Things to do in Simferopol

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

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Red Caves (Kizil-Koba) ©
Red Caves (Kizil-Koba)
Kebir-Jami Mosque ©
Kebir-Jami Mosque
Aleksandr Nevskiy Cathedral ©
Aleksandr Nevskiy Cathedral

6
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Valley of Death and Eski Kermen. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to St.Volodymyr Cathedral and Chersonesus St.Volodymyr Cathedral. Venture out of the city with trips to Khodzha Sala (Mangup Kale fortress & Mangup Mountain Annunciation Monastery), Super Aqua Beach (in Zaozerne) and Cembalo Fortress (in Balaklava). There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of The Sun, delve into the distant past at Inkerman Cave Monastery, don't miss a visit to Kazarskiy and Mercury Brig Seamen Memorial, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St.Nicolas Wondermaker Church-Memorial.

For maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Sevastopol online tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Simferopol to Sevastopol in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Simferopol to Sevastopol due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) to allow time to drive to Yalta.

Things to do in Sevastopol

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

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St.Volodymyr Cathedral ©
St.Volodymyr Cathedral
Mangup Kale fortress ©
Mangup Kale fortress
Temple of The Sun ©
Temple of The Sun

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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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Catedral de San Alexander Nevsky and Chapel in Honor of New Martyrs and Confessors Russian. Get some historical perspective at Immaculate Conception Cathedral - Organ Hall and St. John Chrysostom Church. Change things up with these side-trips from Yalta: Foros (Foros Church of the Resurrection of Christ & Forosskiy Park), Ayu-Dag (Medved-Gora) (in Partenit) and Kutuzovskiy Fountain (in Verkhnyaya Kutuzovka). And it doesn't end there: take in the awesome beauty at Koshka, appreciate the history behind Lady with a Dog, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Archangel Mikhail, and take in the dramatic scenery at Dzhur Dzur Waterfall.

To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Yalta road trip planning website.

You can drive from Sevastopol to Yalta in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to drive to Sudak.

Things to do in Yalta

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

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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

2
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Sudak

Sudak ©
Sudak is a town, multiple former Eastern Orthodox bishopric and double Latin Catholic titular see. On the 7th (Fri), contemplate the long history of Sudak Fortress, take in the spiritual surroundings of Surb Khach Monastery, learn about winemaking at Solnechnaya Dolina, then kick back and relax at Meganom Beach Club, then take in the awesome beauty at Alchak, and finally relax in the rural setting at Crocodile Farm. Keep things going the next day: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Karaul-Oba, kick back and relax at King's Beach, see the interesting displays at House-Museum of Prince Golitsyn, then learn about winemaking at Novy Svet Winery, then go for a walk through Cypress Alley, and finally cool off at Sudak Aquapark.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Sudak vacation planning website.

You can drive from Yalta to Sudak in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to drive to Shcholkine.

Things to do in Sudak

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Wineries

Side Trips

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Alchak ©
Alchak
Surb Khach Monastery ©
Surb Khach Monastery
King's Beach ©
King's Beach

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Shcholkine

Shcholkine ©
Tomb of I.K. Aivazovskiy and Dacha Victoria - Otrada will appeal to history buffs. Step off the beaten path and head to Beach Tatarka and Church of St. Catherine. Change things up with these side-trips from Shcholkine: Feodosia (Place for Kissing, Literary-Memorial Museum of Grin, &more).

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Shcholkine journey website.

Traveling by car from Sudak to Shcholkine takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Kerch.

Things to do in Shcholkine

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trip

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Dacha Stamboli ©
Dacha Stamboli
Tomb of I.K. Aivazovskiy ©
Tomb of I.K. Aivazovskiy
Armenian Church of St. Sergius (Surb-Sarkis) ©

4
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Kerch

Kerch ©
Kerch is a city of regional significance on the Kerch Peninsula in the east of the Crimea. Popular historic sites such as Adzhimushkay Quarry and Fortress Kerch are in your itinerary. Visiting Opukskiy Nature Reserve and Kerch City Beach SunDali will get you outdoors. Step out of Kerch to go to Yurkyne and see Yurkyne Beach, which is approximately 38 minutes away. The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. John the Baptist, get great views at Glory Obelisk at the Mountain Mitridat, make a trip to Fortress Eni-Kale, and appreciate the history behind Statue of Pushkin.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Kerch day trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Shcholkine to Kerch takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Shcholkine to Kerch due to the time zone difference. In February in Kerch, expect temperatures between 7°C during the day and -1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kerch

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trips

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Adzhimushkay Quarry ©
Adzhimushkay Quarry
Church of St. John the Baptist ©
Church of St. John the Baptist
Fortress Kerch ©
Fortress Kerch