Taste of Ukraine

Odessa -Simferopol- Sevastopol -Yalta -Lvov - Kiev

Day by day programme

Day 1:
  • late PM arrival in Odessa with Austrian Airlines, transfer to the hotel, check in the hotel "CHORNOYE MORE"***. Evening walking tour of the central streets.
  • Dinner at downtown restaurant.
Day 2:
  • breakfast, city tour of Odessa visiting Archaeological Museum.
  • Lunch at a downtown restaurant.
  • PM tour of Fine Arts Museum.
  • Overnight train for Simferopol at 1st class car
Day 3:
  • Morning arrival in Simferopol, meet the driver, drive to Sevastopol (74 km), meet your guide-interpreter, city tour of Sevastopol (a treasure- house of historical monuments) visiting Panorama painting "The defence of Sevastopol, 1854-55".
  • Lunch on own
  • PM visit to Chersonesus to experience one of Crimea's most exciting spots, called the Russian Troy. It dates back from an era when Greeks started settling on the Black Sea coasts in 6th -5th cc B C. A wonderful afternoon scenic drive through southern Crimea to Yalta (86 km).
  • Check in the hotel YALTA****.
Day 4:
  • Full day s/s programme: city tour & visit to the Livadia Palace, formerly summer residence of Russia's Imperial Family, where in 1945 the famous conference between Stalin, Roosevelt and Churchill took place.
  • Lunch at the "Tsar cuisine" - restaurant in Livadia (Imperial menu).
  • Tour to Alupka visiting Vorontsov Palace and the Park. Wine tasting at the Massandra winery.
  • Dinner at the hotel.
Day 5:
  • After breakfast drive to the Simferopol airport visiting en route Bakhchisarai (former Tatar Khan Palace).
  • Lunch in Simferopol.
  • PM flight to Lvov. Arrival in Lvov. Assistance by guide-interpreter. Transfer to the hotel. Check in the hotel "DNISTER****.
  • Dinner at hotel.
Day 6:
  • AM city tour of Lvov.
  • Lunch at downtown National restaurant ("Oselia").
  • Half day trip to Olesk visiting medieval fortress.
  • Dinner at the hotel, departure for Kiev by overnight train (1-st class car).
Day 7:
  • Morning arrival in Kiev. Transfer to the "LYBID"*** hotel. Breakfast. Check in the hotel. AM Panoramic city tour with St. Sophia Cathedral.
  • Lunch at the authentic National restaurant at downtown.
  • PM visit to the Lavra Cave Monastery with the Museum of the Historical Treasures of Ukraine. Boat ride along the Dnipro river.
  • Dinner at the hotel.
Day 8:
  • AM free. Departure to the airport for homebound flight (Austrian Airlines).


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