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Number of days: 8
Cost: 4150 UAH
The most interesting things in Odesa and around the city we have collected in one impressive tour.
Odessa or Odessa-mum (as it name citizens) becomes a place whence will begin the daily travels. The biggest Ukrainian city-port on Black sea simultaneously is one of the most attractive vacation spots.
Weather will allow to have a rest after arrival and to gain strength before fascinating excursion travels.
At first we will go to recently opened Center of Culture of Wine in Chabo. Grapes in this region grow up since XII century, and tradition of winemaking in Chabo have been put 200 years ago since the basis of the French-Swiss settlement. Great poet Alexander Pushkin and the Romanian king Karol were admirers of this wines in due time. Now for visitors tasting offer the best samples from underground Storehouses, Sherry Cellar, Cognac Court Yard and Sparkling House.
In Odessa it’s obligatory to visiting the oldest market Privoz and Opera theater. The first is an obligatory attribute of each city-port but in Odessa this market has the specific atmosphere allowing learning better the city.
The modern building of Opera theater in Odessa has been opened in 1873, the first one – in 1810! Unique acoustics of the hall allows to each whisper to get from the scene in any corner. In one of evenings we will necessarily visit this theatre which has been included by FORBES magazine in the list of most unusual and interest places of the Eastern Europe.
We learn more about military glory of this region. For example the Museum of Guerrilla Glory more known as the Odessa catacombs. At the time of the Second World War city stone quarries served as good shelter for the guerrilla though concealed danger in itself. Till now are studied underground courses which total length makes more 2,5 thousand kilometers.
Be surprised more you can during excursion in the Museum of Rocket Armies that is in a several hours' journey from Odesa. Museum has created on the basis of 46th rocket division of the USSR. Here there were rockets of mine basing SCALPEL and SATAN from well-known Rocket Board of Soviet Union.
Having gone down on the lift up to of 40 m down it is possible to get 11th compartment, a place where there was notorious "a nuclear button".
Certainly, most majestic impression will leave visiting of Akkerman fortress and downtown of Bilhorod-Dnistrovsky. The fortress history, as well as the city, have more 2500 years. Here scientists with easy find an evidences of pre-Christian epoch and Russian-Turkish wars of XIX century...
Tour cost consists from:
- meeting and transfer from the railway station or from the airport in Odesa,
- accommodation DBL room at the 3* hotel in city center, breakfasts are included,
- English speaking group guide all 8 days,
- excursion across Odesa and sea walk,
- local transportation to every excursion,
- wine tasting in the Center of Culture of Wine,
- entrance tickets to the Museums and Fortress incl. excursions,
- invitations to the Opera theatre and
- some surprises from organizers!
We also transfer you to the railway station or to the airport.
photos from www.timeout.ua, www.mandria.ua
9.01.2011 Incoremedia, Ukraine
9.01.2011 Incoremedia, Ukraine