Odessa – "Pearl of the Black Sea"

Odessa - St. Petersburg of the South: Odessa, often referred to as the "Pearl of the Black Sea" is the third largest city in Ukraine and the largest city along the Black Sea.  It is the Ukraine's most significant commercial centre. A Brief History of Odessa Odessa's history includes … [Read more...]

Sevastopol – a City of Naval Glory

Dnieper River Cruise - Sevastopol, Ukraine DAY 4 Sevastopol & Bakhchisarai. (Sat.) Included Bakhchisarai Excursion. Join this morning’s coach excursion to Bakhchisarai, the former capital of the Crimean Peninsula during Ottoman rule. Here, you visit the ornate Khan Palace, a complex … [Read more...]

Sevastopol and the Khan’s Palace

Dnieper River Cruise - Sevastopol, Ukraine DAY 3 - Sevastopol (Fri.) Scenic Cruising. Spend the morning cruising the Black Sea, arriving in Sevastopol after lunch. Included Sevastopol Tour. Upon arrival, disembark for a tour of Sevastopol. Once the base of the Soviet Black Sea Fleet, it is … [Read more...]

Odessa – "Pearl of the Black Sea"

Dnieper River Cruise - Odessa, Ukraine DAY 2 - Odessa. (Thur.) Included City Tour. After breakfast, begin your tour of Odessa known as the “Pearl of the Black Sea.” It is one of the region’s most beautiful cities with wonderful beaches, shady parks and tree-lined boulevards. Travel by coach … [Read more...]

Arriving in Odessa and Airport Transfer

Dnieper River Cruise - Odessa, Ukraine DAY 1 - Odessa (Wed.) Arrival in Odessa.  If Viking River Cruises arranged your transfer, you will be met at the airport and transferred to your river cruise ship. Because the crew will be preparing cabins for arriving passengers, you can relax in the … [Read more...]