WARNING! Due to the fact that Russia annexed the Crimea, we have introduced a moratorium on sending tourists there. We caution that the stay on the territory of Crimea is dangerous for your health and safety.
Berdyansk, a southern city warmed by the sun and set amid azure waters, is called the gem of the Azov Sea. This resort, known for its beaches, climate, and healing mud, is among the most famous in the south of Ukraine, and its qualities make it an ideal spot for relaxation. The city’s history began in 1827, when by order of the southern region’s ruler, Earl Vorontsov, the construction of a port started in the Berdyansk Gulf. In his view, this place was perfect for a seaport, which the Russian Empire needed to export wheat. Next to the port’s construction site, a small settlement appeared, marking the beginning of the city’s history.
The Koblevo resort is located on the Black Sea coast of Nikolayev region, 4 km away from the intercity highway Odessa – Nikolayev (50 km from Odessa, 80 km from Mykolayiv). And it combines about 60 boarding houses and recreation centers of various level of comfort, stretched in a band of 6 km along the coast, with possibility to receive 15-17 thousand visitors simultaneously. There are no private, residential or industrial sectors in the resort area Koblevo. Koblevo is the largest and most popular resort area on the Mykolaiv coast of the Black Sea. Located there are around one hundred sanatoriums, which are able to satisfy the most diverse tastes and demands of their guests.
Odessa is the third largest city in Ukraine, with a population of 1,003,705. The city is a major seaport located on the northwestern shore of the Black Sea and the administrative center of the Odessa Oblast. The predecessor of Odessa, a small Tatar settlement, was founded by Hacı I Giray, the Khan of Crimea, in 1440 and originally named after him as “Hacıbey”. After a period of Lithuanian control, it passed into the domain of the Ottoman Sultan in 1529 and remained in Ottoman hands until the Ottoman Empire’s defeat in the Russo-Turkish War of 1792. The city of Odessa was founded by a decree of the Empress Catherine the Great in 1794. From 1819 to 1858 Odessa was a free port.
Zatoka resort located in an amazing, unique place of Ukraine. It is a sandy spit stretching over 20 kilometers, washed by the salty waters of the Black Sea, freshwaters of Dnestrovskiy and bitter-salty waters of Shabolatskiy firths. This the place where fishermen can have a really good biting! Pikeperches, gobies, flatfish, burbot- and all of these is only in Zatoka. Zatoka is a climatic health resort with splendid beaches. A black sea tan that tourists get here, basking in the velvet sand, can be found only in Karlovy Vary. The caressing morning and evening breezes give this corner of the earth the fabulousness and comfort.
It is an attractive place for car-, bicycle-, mounted and pedestrian tourism. Extraordinary clean air and well-being feeling intensify influence of resort factors. In Alushta one can meet gallant men, adventure lovers and jeep caravans. Everybody can find something interesting for oneself. One can visit Regional Museum, House-Museum of Sergeyev-Tsensky and I.Shmelyev`s one. Next to the city there is Nature Museum of Crimean Reservation about all components of Crimean Mountain Nature from minerals to animals.
Feodosiya is a port and resort city in Crimea, Ukraine, located on the Black Sea coast. The name is often spelled as Feodosiya and sometimes as Theodosia according to transliteration from Greek. The city was founded under the name ofTheodosia (Θεοδοσία) by Greek colonists from Miletos in the 6th century BC. Noted for its rich agricultural lands, on which its trade depended, it was destroyed by the Huns in the 4th century AD. Theodosia remained a minor village for much of the next nine hundred years. It was at various times part of the sphere of influence of the Khazars (excavations have revealed Khazar artifacts dating back to the ninth century) and of the Byzantine Empire.
The city of Russian Sailors and Russian Glory. This is how Sevastopol is widely known. All 220 years of the city’s history are filled with Navy history and it seems that everything within Sevastopol is connected to it in one way or another. Founded in 1784 by Catherine the Great it was intended to confirm the final conquest of the Russian Empire on the Black Sea. Only 20 years after its foundation Sevastopol instead of Kherson became the main Navy Port of the Black Sea Fleet and 5 years later a military fortress. But everything really started long long ago, in the times of Anticent Greece and her expansion in Crimea.
Sudak is a historic townlet of about 15,000 inhabitants in Crimea, situated 57 km to the west of Feodosia and 104 km to the east of Simferopol. Today it is a popular resort, best known for its Genoese fortress, the best preserved on the northern shore of the Black Sea. Sudak was founded by Greek merchants from Byzantium in the 3rd century AD. The original Greek name for the city was Sougdeia, meaning “Sogdian”. The Khazars pronounced its name as Sugdak, the Slavs as Surozh, and the Italians as Soldaia. The Life of St. Stephen of Surozh describes the 8th-century town as a dependency of the Byzantine Empire.
Yalta is the most famous city of Crimea and one of the most picturesque and interesting resorts of the world. It stretches along the seacoast like a grandiose amphitheatre in a setting of majestic mountains. Its marvelous turning from the small village into modern elite resort was like by fairy Cinderella. It happened in 1839 thanks to love of several generations of Tsar`s family. Population of the Big Yalta is more than 100,000. From the Greek word meaning shore, one of the most popular Black Sea resorts on the entire Crimean peninsula. Considered the Ukrainian Riviera, it has a wonderful Mediterranean climate and is set in the midst of 4,000 ft mountains.
Yevpatoria is not only a well-known known Crimean resort, but also one of the most ancient and beautiful cities in all of Ukraine. Golden sand beaches, clear seas, unique therapeutic mud and mineral waters, as well as a collection of architectural and historic landmarks have made it famous far beyond the peninsula. Yevpatoria differs from the other resorts due to its abundance of natural remedies. It is one of the sunniest cities of the Crimea, combining the sea and steppe climates. In addition to this, Yevpatoria is famous for its lakes and estuaries, whose mud and water have curative properties. The nature’s riches have led to the opening of dozens of health centers, mud clinics, sanatoriums, and camps.Share