Dive into Black Sea history on this roundtrip from Istanbul. Along the way, join optional Land Discoveries to learn about the people, cultures and military might that shaped this region from ancient times to the present. Batumi is a charming beach resort, while Sochi’s modernist style reflects Russia’s pride as the host of the Winter Olympics.
In Ukraine, see how the cultural elite lived it up in Yalta, explore the great naval stronghold of Sevastopol, and visit the famous Opera and Ballet Theater in Odessa. Constanta is a beautiful city on its own, and you’ll also have the option to visit Bucharest, known as Little Paris, for its architecture. In Nessebar, don,™t miss the impressive Middle Ages old town.
|THU 6-AUG||Istanbul, Turkey||Embark||6:00 pm|
|FRI 7-AUG||AT SEA||Cruising|
|SAT 8-AUG||Batumi, Georgia||Docked||7:00 am||6:00 pm|
|SUN 9-AUG||Sochi, Russia||Docked||7:00 am||8:00 pm|
|MON 10-AUG||Novorossiysk, Russia||Docked||7:00 am||5:00 pm|
|TUE 11-AUG||Yalta, Ukraine||Docked||8:00 am||11:30 pm|
|WED 12-AUG||Sevastopol, Ukraine||Docked||8:30 am||5:00 pm|
|THU 13-AUG||Odessa, Ukraine||Docked||7:00 am||11:00 pm|
|FRI 14-AUG||Constanta (Bucharest), Romania||Docked||1:00 pm||8:00 pm|
|SAT 15-AUG||Nessebar, Bulgaria||Tendered||8:00 am||4:00 pm|
|SUN 16-AUG||Istanbul, Turkey||Debark||6:00 am|