5 days in Crimea Itinerary

5 days in Crimea Itinerary

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5 days in Crimea Itinerary

Start: Simferopol
Drive:  45​min
1
Bakhchisaray
— 1 night
train:  45​min
2
Sevastopol
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Yalta
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
End: Simferopol

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Bakhchisaray

Bakhchisaray ©
On the 17th (Mon), get engrossed in the history at Bakhchisaray Historical, Cultural and Archaeological Museum-Reserve, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bakhchisaryi Holy Dormition Monastery, and then explore the ancient world of Cave Town of Chufut-Kale. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Fountain of Tears, meet the residents at Farm Chudo-Oslik, then explore the ancient world of Mangup Kale fortress, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Bakhchisaray Posts.

Before you visit Bakhchisaray, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Simferopol to Bakhchisaray is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Simferopol to Bakhchisaray, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Sevastopol.

Things to do in Bakhchisaray

Historic Sites Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Farm Chudo-Oslik, Mangup Kale fortress
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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.
On the 19th (Wed), take an in-depth tour of The State Museum-Preserve Tauric Chersonese, then see the interesting displays at Bronebashennaya beregovaya batareya №35, then pause for some photo ops at Monument to the Flooded Ships in Sevastopol, and finally examine the collection at Panorama Museum on the Siege of Sevastopol. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Rear Admiral Istomin Death Place Memorial, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chersonesus St.Volodymyr Cathedral, take a leisurely stroll along Grafskaya Wharf, don't miss a visit to Kazarskiy and Mercury Brig Seamen Memorial, then appreciate the history behind Admiral Nakhimov Monument, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Cape Fiolent.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Sevastopol online driving holiday planner .

Getting from Bakhchisaray to Sevastopol by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Yalta.

Things to do in Sevastopol

Museums Wildlife Nature
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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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): admire the landmark architecture of Livadia Palace and Park Museum-Reserve, pause for some photo ops at The Monument to Mikhail Pugovkin, and then get to know the fascinating history of Lenin Embankment.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Yalta trip planner.

Drive from Sevastopol to Yalta in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Yalta

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Livadia Palace and Park Museum-Reserve
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Livadia Palace and Park Museum-Reserve ©
Lenin Embankment ©
Lenin Embankment