Tour 2011 The route of wines of Crimea 6D/5N
Departures every Wednesday from 06.04.2011 to 29.06.2011 and 07.09.2011 to 12.10.2011
transfers, hotel with breakfast ***
This trip lets you discover the peninsula of Crimea with its Mediterranean climate Sevastopol, Yalta, Bakhchisarai and not to miss Kiev, the capital of Ukraine
J1 reception at the airport of Simferopol or Sevastopol
N1 night in Sevastopol
D2 Sevastopol Balaklava / Inkerman
The mysterious past of Balaklava, old Genoese port ... the former base of Soviet submarines
Balaklava has not yet delivered all its secrets. For a long time, the inhabitants of Balaklava, a charming little port, guarded by the Genoese towers of the thirteenth century, did not know exactly what was happening in the underground factory in the bay.
Inkerman, visit of the monastery and the cellars, wine tasting
In 1850, a Russian Orthodox monastery was built there on the cliff side and it was destroyed during the Soviet period, but was rebuilt and now it's operational. One of the greatest centers of wine production of Crimea is situated here since 1961. The vineyards are located near Sevastopol and in the southern Crimea. The aging of wine in cellars is furnished in limestone with a total square of 50 000 m2.
N2 night in Sevastopol
Massandra / Magarach / Livadia
Visit of the palace of Alexander III Massandra. Visit of cellars and wine tasting at Massandra. Visit of Livadia Palace, summer residence of the last Russian emperor Nicolas II.
founded in 1828 it is the institute, factory, museum and wine-tasting complex. His oenoteque contains 21,651 bottles of wine, including pink muscat produced in 1836, marked in the Guinness Book as the oldest wine in Russia. Tasting includes 8 different types of wine.
The pearl of collection is "Kheres de la Frontera" from Spain produced in 1775. 4 tasting rooms. The best known wine - "white stone Mouscat Red" won 17 gold medals in international contests.
Livadia - Palace of white marble inspired by renaissance, the summer residence of the last tsars
After the Revolution, it housed a nursing home. In February 1945, the Yalta Conference held in great secrecy, so the heads of government of the Soviet Union Joseph Stalin, the United Kingdom Winston Churchill and Franklin D. Roosevelt United States to decide the fate of Europe after the defeat of the Third Reich. Today the palace is a museum. It is also used by the Ukrainian authorities for international summits.
Walk in the center of Yalta and lunch by the seashore
N3 night at the hotel in Yalta
D4 transfer to Koktebel
Koktebel / Novy Svet
Novy Svet visit the factory of producing the best sparkling wines and the museum, wine-tasting in program
The factory was founded in 1878 by count Golitsyn who wanted to create a Russian competitor to French wines. Tasting includes 6 different brands of wine. Novy Svit has one of the most beautiful sandy beaches of the southern peninsula. It also offers hikers a few roads for hikers in unspoilt countryside.
Koktebel visit the factory of production of brandy and wine tasting
situated in the side has 2200 ha of vineyards. This trademark has already won 13 Grands Prix, 111 gold medals, 37 silver medals and the gold medal at the international professional wine contest sponsored by OIV. Tasting included seven different brands of wine and a brandy
N4 night in Sudak
D5 Sudak / Solnichna Dolina
Solnechnaya dolina visit the factory of producing the best sparkling wines and cellars, wine-tasting
tasting includes 9 different brands of wine + the best known in Ukraine and Russia "Cherny doktor".
The main attraction of Sudak is its Genoese fortress which dates from the fourteenth century and is still in a good state.
N5 night at the hotel
D6 transfer to airport, departure
Base 2 persons price € 395