9 days in Crimea Itinerary

9 days in Crimea Itinerary

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9 days in Crimea Itinerary

Start: Bologna
+2
Fly + bus + train:  13​h
1
Yalta
— 3 nights
bus + Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Novyi Svit
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Sevastopol
— 4 nights
+2
train + bus + Fly:  12​h 15​min
End: Bologna

3
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Yalta: Nikita Botanical Gardens (in Nikita), Swallow's Nest (in Gaspra) and Vorontsov Palace and Park complex (in Alupka). There's much more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Ai-Petri, steep yourself in history at Chekhov House & Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Lenin Embankment, and admire the striking features of Livadia Palace and Park Museum-Reserve.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Yalta travel planner.

Bologna, Italy to Yalta is an approximately 13-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can travel to Novyi Svit.

Things to do in Yalta

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Koreiz, Nikita Botanical Gardens, Livadia Palace and Park Museum-Reserve, Swallow's Nest, Ayu-Dag (Medved-Gora)
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Vorontsov Palace and Park complex ©
Vorontsov Palace and Park complex
Nikita Botanical Gardens ©
Nikita Botanical Gardens
Ai-Petri ©
Ai-Petri

1
night
Novyi Svit

Novyi Svit ©
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Sudak Fortress, see the interesting displays at House-Museum of Prince Golitsyn, and then trek along Golitsyn Path.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Novyi Svit trip itinerary builder site .

You can do a combination of bus and car from Yalta to Novyi Svit in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can drive to Sevastopol.

Things to do in Novyi Svit

Outdoors Trails Parks

Side Trip

Sudak Fortress
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House-Museum of Prince Golitsyn ©
House-Museum of Prince Golitsyn
Sudak Fortress ©
Sudak Fortress

4
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Sevastopol side-trips: Bakhchisaray (Cave Town of Chufut-Kale, Bakhchisaryi Holy Dormition Monastery, & more), Beaded Temple of Anastasia the Obscenitelnitsy (in Bashtanovka) and Museum of History of Balaklava (in Balaklava). There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at The State Museum-Preserve Tauric Chersonese, don't miss a visit to Monument to the Flooded Ships in Sevastopol, examine the collection at Bronebashennaya beregovaya batareya №35, and take a leisurely stroll along Grafskaya Wharf.

To find more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Sevastopol trip planner.

You can drive from Novyi Svit to Sevastopol in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Sevastopol

Museums Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Bakhchisaray, Beaded Temple of Anastasia the Obscenitelnitsy, Museum of History of Balaklava
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