Sun, Sea and sand – these are the first associations which come to mind to every Ukrainian when asked about Odesa. You will enjoy the southernmost large city of Ukraine, which boasts not only warm weather, but also an outstanding art of urban planning and exclusive diverse culture. You will see the largest stairs in Ukraine, one of the most remarkable opera theaters in Europe and the longest underground labyrinths in the world.
You can name the city both – Odesa or Odessa, but we will use here “Odesa” as it’s the most accurate name according to the UN and international law.
Pick-up and Welcome. Meeting with your Touch Ukraine guide. Hotel check-in.
Opening guide tour: central cosy streets and 19th century boulevards will bring the atmosphere of a rich port city to you. Visit of Derybasivska street - the main avenue and most significant urban line in the city where you buy Odesa souvenirs, taste traditional meal "forshmak"and an eggplant caviar. You will take a bike tour of just walk through the longest promenade in Ukraine called "a path of health" which lies via nice city park on the hills accompanied by the Black sea horizon.
Have a stop at aroma-fountain - the only one on the planet, which smells with the most charming European perfumes. Enter a gorgeous Italian yard "Passage" and have lunch there in the atmosphere of Tsarist Russia.
In the evening you will have a walk at the sea-side to experience the marvelous landscapes of the Black sea and Odessa which can be seen from Arkadia beach. You will have a possibility to sunbathe on a golden hot sand and dive into fresh waters of the sea.
Enjoy your dinner at the ship-styled restaurant "Assol".
Enjoy the row and breakfast on the yacht in the tender sun's rays. See nice-looking scenery and feel a marine refreshing breeze.
Museum Roll. You will visit 5 the most interesting museum for two hours.
Let's see a history of Odessa in some exhibits, recognize secrets of creation of cognac of Odessa. You can buy some things with the most cute illustrations in whole Ukraine. Enjoy excursion in pompous premises of Philharmonic. Before dinner in an antique restaurant “Bernardazzi” visit Opera or Ballet in one of the most luxurious theaters of Europe.
Visit Akkerman fortresst - the largest one in Europe, which dates back to 13th century and is connects ancient Greek, Turkish, Moldovian, and Ukrainian history.
Get in touch with Romanian, Moldavian and Bulgarian cultures through visiting the villages inhabited by those nationalities. Such a mix of nations and cultures is uniquely preserved and gathered on a small southernmost part of Ukraine called Bessarabia.
- Visit vineyards of local producers and have a traditional lunch at the home of one the ethnic minorities.
Get acquainted with disappearing Karaime people - Jewish Muslims of tartar origin, who historically inhabit that region alongside with Ukrainians, Bulgarians and Romanians.
The longest stairs of Ukraine lead to the biggest Ukrainian port of Odessa, where you can visit art-gallery, coastal temple and look at the ships inside and outside. An anchor is the symbol of Odesa. Visit an exhibition of the oldest anchors of Ukraine.
Lunch in the romantic coastal restaurant “Di Mare”.
It is time to feel smell and taste Black sea. Diving let you see not only museum on depth, but observe life of the wild sea-animals. Feel true freedom and straddle waves.
The best way to relax - fusillade.
Delicious dinner will wait you in the restaurant “Jardin”.
Welcome to the most picturesque place of Odessa - market (in Ukrainian - rynok) “Pryvoz”, that exist since 1827. It is special thanks to salesmen, which let touch, taste, and choose commodity by yourself. Here you can buy everything - from relish to books. How citizens of Odessa say :” If you wasn't on “Pryvoz”, you wasn't in Odessa.” Only here you can feel fine points of Odessa's humor.
Lunch in restaurant “Compote”.
Do you like cycling? Specially for you we have planned a great bicycle-tour in parks of Odesa and a picnic near the sea.
Dinner in restaurant “Dacha”, where rule tonality of Odesa.
Farewell & departure.
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