Yalta became famous internationally when Churchill, Roosevelt and Stalin met at the Livadia Palace to discuss the shape of Europe post World War II. Livadia Palace was also the summer palace of Tsar Nikolas II and a visit to the Palace provides an insight into the lives of the royal family.
Sevastopol prides itself of its naval glory and on this Dnieper River cruise stop you can learn all about the Siege of Sevastopol, the Charge of the Light Brigade and more…
Up to 1996 Sevastopol was a Russian Naval Base, off limits to all except officials. What a contrast to see this Ukraine travel destination overrun by rich Russian holidaymakers today.
Today’s sightseeing tour gives us our first taste of Odessa, “Pearl of the Black Sea”. Then, we get to bounce down the famous Potemkin Steps, all 192 of them.
Arriving in Odessa for our Dnieper River Cruise and arranging our own airport transfer.