Route & dates
Fly to Yalta, Bus to Yalta
Yalta— 2 nights
Sevastopol— 2 nights
Tue, Jul 28 - Sat, Aug 1
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A popular resort town on the Crimea peninsula, Yalta reveals a striking Neo-Gothic châteaux nestled high atop a steep sea cliff.Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): admire the striking features of Livadia Palace and Park Museum-Reserve, take in the awesome beauty at Ai-Petri, and then explore the galleries of Vorontsov Palace and Park complex. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Nikita Botanical Gardens, admire the landmark architecture of Swallow's Nest, then don't miss a visit to Chekhov House & Museum, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Lenin Embankment.
To see traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Yalta vacation planning tool.
Moscow, Russia to Yalta is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Moscow to Yalta is minus 1 hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can drive to Sevastopol.
Things to do in Yalta
Ai-Petri, Swallow's Nest, Livadia Palace and Park Museum-Reserve, Nikita Botanical Gardens, Vorontsov Palace and Park complex
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Situated between Ukraine and Russia, Sevastopol represents a laid-back coastal city with impressive naval history and a desirable microclimate for vacationers.Start off your visit on the 31st (Fri): make a trip to Admiral Nakhimov Monument, explore the striking landscape at Cape Fiolent, then examine the collection at Bronebashennaya beregovaya batareya №35, then take an in-depth tour of The State Museum-Preserve Tauric Chersonese, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chersonesus St.Volodymyr Cathedral. On the next day, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Michael the Archangel, then pause for some photo ops at Monument to the Flooded Ships in Sevastopol, and then don't miss a visit to 7 Bastion Defense Wall.
To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Sevastopol trip planning site.
Traveling by car from Yalta to Sevastopol takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.
Things to do in Sevastopol
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