You will learn about the ancient names of the cape on the Heracles Peninsula, on the site of the ancient temple you will hear the myth of Artemis and the legends about the fierce Taurus, through the "jungle" you will go to the sea dragon and inspect the wondrous lake in the Kadykovsky quarry. And in Balaklava we will talk about Odyssey's travels, iconic battles of the 19th and 20th centuries, the British presence and Lord Cardigan. Individual excursion for 1–6 people Duration 5 hours Children Without children How it goes By car Rating 5 on 3 reviews RUB 6000 per excursion Price for 1-6 people, regardless of the number of participants
What awaits you
Briefly about Sevastopol On the way to Fiolent and Balaklava, I will tell you a little about the foundation of the two-century Sevastopol, which survived two defenses. And also about how it became an industrial, cultural, scientific center of the South of Russia and the main base of the Black Sea Fleet
Fiolent business cards You will see rocks Orest and Pilad, created 150 million years ago after the eruption of the volcano - its frozen lava is still visible. Explore one of the oldest monasteries and visit the observation decks, which offer a wonderful view of the Black Sea and Cape Aya… I will show the place where the ancient temple was supposedly located, in which the warlike Taurus sacrificed. Also in the program Diana's grotto, a walk along the secret paths of Fiolent and bounty beach… Passing through the local jungle, you will see a dragon peeking out from the depths of the sea. And visit the heart-shaped quarry with a turquoise pond - Kadykovsky
History of "God's Country" While exploring the cape on the Heracles Peninsula, you will also hear the legend about the Greek goddess Artemis, the customs of the wild inhabitants of Taurida and the origin of the historical names of the present Fiolent: Parthenii, Delikli-Burun and Saint George. In addition, you will get acquainted with the military history of the place, because there was a coastal battery that participated in the defense of Sevastopol
Balaklava - in interesting details You will walk along the embankment to the Chembalo fortress, visit the best observation platforms and see the Drapushko military battery. I will talk about the role of Balaklava in the Crimean and Great Patriotic Wars. You will also learn about the construction of the railway by the British and the shipwreck of the "Black Prince" off the coast of Balaklava. Find out the history behind the name of the embankment and the local Death Valley. In addition, let's talk about the appearance here of the first sister of mercy Florence Nightingale, Lord Cardigan and the early mentions of Balaklava in Odyssey's travels
As a result, you will see how beautiful Crimea is and how many similarities can be found here with other countries and cities of the world!
No additional expenses are foreseen along the way, with the exception of personal expenses for food and drinks.
The beginning of the excursion on the Balaklava highway in Sevastopol. You will find out the exact meeting point immediately after booking.