6 days in Crimea Itinerary

6 days in Crimea Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Yalta
— 2 nights
2
Balaklava
— 1 night
3
Olenevka
— 1 night
4
Kurortne
— 1 night

2
nights
Yalta

Yalta ©
A popular resort town on the Crimea peninsula, Yalta reveals a striking Neo-Gothic châteaux nestled high atop a steep sea cliff.
On the 4th (Sat), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de San Alexander Nevsky. On the 5th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the historical opulence of Vorontsov Palace and Park complex, thenadmire the striking features of Swallow's Nest, thenexplore the galleries of Livadia Palace and Park Museum-Reserve, and finally examine the collection at Museum of Mikhail Pugovkin.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Yalta sightseeing planner.

Moscow, Russia to Yalta is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Moscow to Yalta. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to drive to Balaklava.

Things to do in Yalta

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Livadiya, Vorontsov Palace and Park complex, Swallow's Nest
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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

1
night
Balaklava

Balaklava ©
Balaklava is a former city on the Crimean Peninsula and part of the city of Sevastopol. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Balaklava Bay, thenidentify plant and animal life at Cape Fiolent, and then examine the collection at Bronebashennaya beregovaya batareya №35.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Balaklava trip itinerary builder site.

Drive from Yalta to Balaklava in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can drive to Olenevka.

Things to do in Balaklava

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trip

Sevastopol
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Cape Fiolent ©
Cape Fiolent
Bronebashennaya beregovaya batareya №35 ©
Balaklava Bay ©
Balaklava Bay

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night
Olenevka

Olenevka ©
Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): explore the galleries of Underwater Museum Alleya Vozhdey, take in the dramatic natural features at Bolshoi and Maly Atlesh, and then identify plant and animal life at Cape Tarkhankut.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Olenevka using our trip planner.

Getting from Balaklava to Olenevka by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, bus, and car. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can go by car to Kurortne.

Things to do in Olenevka

Nature Parks Wildlife
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Cape Tarkhankut ©
Cape Tarkhankut
Bolshoi and Maly Atlesh
Bolshoi and Maly Atlesh

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Kurortne

Kurortne ©
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Karadag Natural Reserve.

For maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Kurortne road trip site.

Drive from Olenevka to Kurortne in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of car, train, and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Kurortne

Nature Wildlife Parks
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Karadag Natural Reserve ©
Karadag Natural Reserve