17 days in Crimea Itinerary

17 days in Crimea Itinerary

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Start: Penza
Drive:  15 h 15 min
1
Olenevka
— 1 day
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Yevpatoriya
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Sevastopol
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Simferopol
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
5
Yalta
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
6
Feodosia
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
7
Kerch
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  13 h 45 min
End: Penza

1
day
Olenevka

Olenevka ©
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): explore the world behind art at Kalos Limen Ancient Greek Settlement, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Dzhangul, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Cape Tarkhankut.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Olenevka trip planner.

Penza, Russia to Olenevka is an approximately 21-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Penza to Olenevka is 2 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Yevpatoriya.

Things to do in Olenevka

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Kalos Limen Ancient Greek Settlement
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Cape Tarkhankut ©
Cape Tarkhankut
Dzhangul ©
Dzhangul

2
nights
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. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): make a trip to Evpatoriyskiy Tram, see the interesting displays at Kara Tobe, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of St. Nicholas, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Juma-Jami Mosque, and finally kick back and relax at Super Aqua Beach. On your second day here, take in the spiritual surroundings of Karaite Kenesa of Yevpatoria, get engrossed in the history at Odun-Bazar Kapusi, examine the collection at Museum of Crimean War History, admire the landmark architecture of Synagogue Yegia-Kapai, thendon't miss a visit to Teatralnaya Square, and finally meet the residents at Yevpatoriya Dolphinarium.

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Traveling by car from Olenevka to Yevpatoriya takes 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can drive to Sevastopol.

Things to do in Yevpatoriya

Parks Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Super Aqua Beach, Kara Tobe
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Juma-Jami Mosque ©
Juma-Jami Mosque
Odun-Bazar Kapusi ©
Odun-Bazar Kapusi
Karaite Kenesa of Yevpatoria
Karaite Kenesa of Yevpatoria

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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.
On the 14th (Sun), see the interesting displays at Mikhailovska Battery Museum, delve into the distant past at Inkerman Cave Monastery, see the interesting displays at Naval History Museum - Black Sea Fleet History Museum, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Pokrovskiy Cathedral, thenexamine the collection at Panorama Museum on the Siege of Sevastopol, and finally examine the collection at Malakhov Barrow. On your second day here, take in the dramatic natural features at Cape Fiolent, thenexamine the collection at Bronebashennaya beregovaya batareya №35, thenget outside with Omega Beach, and finally get engrossed in the history at The State Museum-Preserve Tauric Chersonese.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Sevastopol trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Yevpatoriya to Sevastopol takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Simferopol.

Things to do in Sevastopol

Museums Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Inkerman Cave Monastery
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Inkerman Cave Monastery ©
Inkerman Cave Monastery
Malakhov Barrow ©
Malakhov Barrow

1
night
Simferopol

Simferopol ©
Simferopol is a city on the Crimean peninsula, the status of which is disputed between Ukraine and Russia. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Holy Trinity Convent, learn about winemaking at Inkerman Wine Factory, enjoy breathtaking views from Scythian Neapolis, get your game on at Mir na Oshhup, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at All Saints Church, and finally get engrossed in the history at Bakhchisaray Historical, Cultural and Archaeological Museum-Reserve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Wed): examine the collection at Crimean Ethnographic Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Temple of the Holy Mary Magdalene, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of the Three Saints, thenget engrossed in the history at Museum of the History of Simferopol, thenexplore the world behind art at Simferopol Art Museum, and finally stroll around Park of Yuriy Gagarin.

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Simferopol trip itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Sevastopol to Simferopol in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Moscow Standard Time (MSK) is 1 hour. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Yalta.

Things to do in Simferopol

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Inkerman Wine Factory, Bakhchisaray Historical, Cultural and Archaeological Museum-Reserve
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Simferopol Art Museum ©
Simferopol Art Museum
Scythian Neapolis ©
Scythian Neapolis

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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Massandra Beach, identify plant and animal life at Botkin Path, and then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de San Alexander Nevsky, pause for some serene contemplation at Immaculate Conception Cathedral - Organ Hall, examine the collection at Historic Literature Museum of Yalta, get engrossed in the history at Muzey Lesi Ukrainki, thensee the interesting displays at Livadia Palace and Park Museum-Reserve, and finally steep yourself in history at Dacha Museum of A.P. Chekhov.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Yalta online vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Simferopol to Yalta takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Moscow Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can go by car to Feodosia.

Things to do in Yalta

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Livadia Palace and Park Museum-Reserve, Dacha Museum of A.P. Chekhov, Grand Canyon
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Massandra Beach ©
Massandra Beach
Dacha Museum of A.P. Chekhov ©
Dacha Museum of A.P. Chekhov
Historic Literature Museum of Yalta ©
Historic Literature Museum of Yalta

3
nights
Feodosia

Feodosia ©
Get in touch with nature at Karadag Natural Reserve and Mountain Sokol. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Tomb of I.K. Aivazovskiy and Museum of the Sculptor Vera Mukhina. Explore Feodosia's surroundings by going to Literary and Art Museum (in Stary Krym) and Museum of History and Nature of Karadag (in Kurortne).

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Feodosia trip itinerary maker tool.

Getting from Yalta to Feodosia by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to drive to Kerch.

Things to do in Feodosia

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Kurortne, Mountain Sokol, Bay Provato, Literary and Art Museum
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Karadag Natural Reserve ©
Karadag Natural Reserve
Tomb of I.K. Aivazovskiy ©
Tomb of I.K. Aivazovskiy
Church of St. Catherine ©
Church of St. Catherine

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nights
Kerch

Kerch ©
Kerch is a city of regional significance on the Kerch Peninsula in the east of the Crimea. Visiting Yurkyne Beach and Chokral Lake will get you outdoors. Historical and Archaeological Museum and Lapidariy will appeal to museum buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Kerch: Karalarskiy Nature Park (in Kurortne) and Kazantypskiy State Nature Reserve (in Shcholkine). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Adzhimushkay Quarry, take some stellar pictures from Glory Obelisk at the Mountain Mitridat, explore the ancient world of Melek-Chesmenskiy Kurgan, and pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. John the Baptist.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Kerch driving holiday app.

You can drive from Feodosia to Kerch in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Feodosia to Kerch. In July, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 21°C. You will have some time to spend on the 26th (Fri) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Kerch

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kurortne, Yurkyne Beach, Kazantypskiy State Nature Reserve
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Adzhimushkay Quarry ©
Adzhimushkay Quarry
Church of St. John the Baptist ©
Church of St. John the Baptist
Glory Obelisk at the Mountain Mitridat ©
Glory Obelisk at the Mountain Mitridat