KYIV - ODESSA

Acquaintance with two wonderful cities of Ukraine, in particular, Kyiv, which is the capital of the country, and Odessa. You will have an opportunity to visit the following places of interest: Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra, St. Sophia and St. Mikhail’s Cathedrals and St. Andrew’s Church; also you can go for a walk to the most ancient quarter of Kyiv that is called “Andriyivsky descent”, attend the Ethnographic Museum in the open air, the Museum of Miniatures, see around the Potemkin Stairs and go on a sightseeing tour to the Palaces of Odessa (the Vorontsov Palace, the Houses of Gagarin, Pototsky and Tolstoy) and many other sights. You can find more details in the program.

6 days / 5 nights

KYIV - ODESSA

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1st day :  KYIV

Arrival in the Boryspil aeroport in Kyiv.

Customs formalities.

First discovery of the ancient center of the Ukrainian culture, the cradle of the cities, the capital of the first Ukrainian state, «Kyivskaya Rus».

Transfer  to the hotel.

Placing in the rooms.

Supper in a typical restaurant Pervak where you'll discover the traditional « 50 g » of gorilka..

2nd day : KYIV

Breakfast.

Departure for the guiding tour in Kyiv.

You'll discover its principal monuments: the university, the Golden Gates, St. Michael Golden-Domed Cathedral and  monasteries.

Walk in Andriyvski Spousk, the most ancient district in Kyiv gathers a lot of artists and craftsmen that sell their pieces of art. Visit of the St Andriyvskaya church.

Dinner in a typical restaurant Spotykatche.

In the afternoon - visit to the Pecherskaya Lavra.

Visit to the catacombs and the underground chapels .

Visit to the Museum of Miniatures.

Visit of  St Sophia Cathedral.

Festive supper in a typical restaurant Tsarske selo

(Ukrainian traditional cuisine) accompanied by Ukrainian popular music .

3rd day : KYIV

Visit of the old central market where according to the tradition one continues to taste the caviar before buying it….

Traditional dinner.

Visit of the ethnographic museum, the discovery  of colours, traditions, embroidery, painted eggs, etc,

Supper in the city in the restaurant Shynok.

Transfer to the railway station.

Placing in the train compartment (4 places/ compartment)

21h59 Departure of your train n° 105 to Odessa.

4th day : ODESSA

Arrival early morning in Odessa. Breakfast

Tour in the city to discover this  resort place with a mythic name that appeared in XVth century with its ancestor Tatar Katchi-bey village. In the beginning of XIXst century, a French emigrant Armand Emmanuel du Plessis, the duke of Richelieu, was named a governor  of Odessa. He will favour the rapid and harmonious developement of the city, following a Cartesian plan defined by the architecture François de Ribas.

Potemkine stairs has become one of the most famous monuments in the world due to the film of Eisenstein.

Dinner in the city.

Departure to visit the Palaces of Odessa.

Pacales of Lev Tolstoï, of  Earl Pototski, of Earl Vorontsov, of Prince Gagarine.

Supper in the city.

5th day : ODESSA

Breakfast.

Visit to the Museum of Arts  Earl Pototski Palace).

Dinner in the city in the  Prymorsky restaurant.

Visit to the Museum of Archeology is for sure the most interesting as it possesses a very beautiful collection  of pieces of ancient settlement of the first civilisations of the Black sea region, in particular – the decorations and ancient  coins.

Free time. Walk in the central part of the city.

Supper in the city.

6th day: ODESSA - your city

Breakfast.

Visit of the famous Odessa old market Privoz.

Transfet to the airport.