We will tour all the most famous Orthodox places of the Crimean peninsula: you will see a unique church on a steep cliff and the Sevastopol cave monastery, visit Simferopol, where the relics of St. Luke are buried, and ancient Bakhchisarai. And also get acquainted with the amazing history and picturesque landscapes of these places. Group excursion Duration 12 hours Group size up to 17 people Children Allowed with children How it goes By bus 1800 rubles per person
What awaits you
Yalta: Foros Church Our first stop is the Church of the Resurrection of Christ on the steep cliff of the Red Rock. Standing at the temple at an altitude of 412 meters above the village of Foros, you will enjoy the breathtaking panorama of the Black Sea, the coast and the surroundings of Yalta and carefully examine the exterior of the 19th century architectural monument. The interior of the temple will amaze you with magnificent mosaics and stained-glass windows, graceful stone carvings and paintings, and the guide will tell you about the features of the shrine and its history
Sevastopol: Inkerman Monastery The Inkerman Monastery of St. Clement is an ancient monastery carved into the rock. You will learn about the construction of a cave monastery, the Orthodox principality of Theodoro and the Turkish invasion, hear about the fate of Bishop Clement I, as well as the heroic defense of Sevastopol during the Second World War
Bakhchisarai: Assumption Monastery In the tract of Mariam-Dere, near Bakhchisarai, the legendary Assumption Anastasievsky Monastery is hidden. Here you will find legends about the miracle of finding the icon of the Virgin and picturesque views of the gorge
Simferopol: Holy Trinity Monastery What was previously on the territory of the convent? Who are the Cathedral Chapels dedicated to? What contribution did Saint Luke make to the development of science? You will explore the monastery, where life did not stop even in the most difficult times, taste delicious pastries and, if you are lucky, hear the monastery's Bishops' Choir.
- The tour will be guided by one of the professional team guides
- The tour takes place in a comfortable air-conditioned bus
- Appropriate clothing must be worn to visit temples and monasteries
- Additional expenses: lunch (optional), candles in temples
The excursion starts at the "Storm" cinema on the street. Gorky. You will find out the exact meeting point immediately after booking.