Black Sea Treasures Itinerary
Day 1 - Friday: Odessa/Ukraine
Embarkation in the afternoon.
Day 2 - Saturday: Odessa/Ukraine
Today we will spend our day in Odessa a city of splendid beauty
& architecture. Your optional excursions will help you explore this historic
city as you stroll through the Primorski along Primorsky Boulevard. Drive to the
Catacombs at Nerubayskoye Village and the WW2 Museum.
Day 3 - Sunday: Sevastopol/Ukraine
We spend today exploring this major Black Sea resort. Your
optional excursion offers a Savastopol city tour, then you will go to Balaclava
Bay, a former British Army during the Crimean War, and after the Submarine Base,
to explore Sevastopol's naval history.
Finally you will also go to the famous
Khan Palace which from the early-15th-century until 1783, Bakhchisaray was the
capital of the Khanate of Crimea.
Day 4 - Monday: Sevastopol/Ukraine
This morning, you can either enjoy a day in the most beautiful
city of Crimea or you can join our optional excursion where we set out on a
full-day tour of the “Yalta Riviera”, the Italian Renaissance Livadia Palace
which was the summer residence of the last Russian Tsar, Nicholas II, and the
venue of the Yalta Conference in 1945, the “Swallow's Nest” a castle like
building which clings on a cliff above the Black Sea & the Alupka Palace at
the foot of the Crimean Mountains.
Day 5 - Tuesday: Costantza/Sulina/Danube
This morning we board a small boat for a private bird-watching
excursion on the Danube Delta, Europe's largest and best preserved river delta
and UNESCO site. You will admire the wild nature all around and will get to know
the unique fauna of the Delta.
Day 6 - Wednesday: Costantza/Romania
Today your cruise will take you to the beautiful city of
Romania's largest port (and Europe's fourth largest), an ancient
metropolis now known as a cultural and economic center. Your optional excursion
take you to Ancient Histria, also called the Romanian
Day 7 - Thursday: Nessebar/Bulgaria
We arrive in Nessebar a UNESCO World Heritage site, one of the
most picturesque towns along the Black Sea coast, with a thousand-year old
history and numerous cultural monuments. The town of Nessebar was established at
the end of 2 000 B.C. by the Thracians. Greek colonizers turned it into a Greek
Polis (a city state) at the end of 6th century B.C and the city reached its new
zenith between the 13 and 15th centuries.
Day 8 - Friday: Istanbul/Turkey
Arrival early morning in Istanbul. Disembarkation from 9.00
to10.00 am. Swim stops and barbeques are weather permitting / Itinerary is
subject to weather conditions and sailing might not be permitted in force 7
Beaufort winds / The Company reserves the right to substitute the