A unique floating town, so called Ukrainian Venice, with channels connected to the Danube Delta, was formed by Old Belief fugitives called “lipovans”. Here, we will learn about traditions and daily routines of locals, pay a visit to the lipovan memorial estate “Kvakenburh” and the preserved seashore. We will take a motorboat ride to the village of Old Belief Ankudinove, and to the site where the Danube river flows into the Black Sea, so called Kilometer Zero.
An ancient Greek trade settlement, Tira is considered to be one of the most ancient towns in modern Ukraine. Waters of the Dniester Estuary have been hitting against the steep shores of the biggest Middle Age castles in Ukraine, Bilhorod-Dnistrovskyi fortress (XIV — XV centuries), for centuries. Also known as Akkerman fortress, the bastion is separated by interior walls into 4 courtyards; Citadel is the base of the whole fortress complex. It consists of four big towers joined with a solid stone wall. Akkerman fortress impresses everyone who visits it with its size and defense system, and is why it is among architectural landmarks of Odesa region.
The wine capital of Bessarabia that combines all the necessary natural and climatic conditions to grow upmarket grape varieties. The territory of the village hosts the Industrial-trading company “Shabo", a producer of the highest quality wines. The company promotes high standards of noble drinks and specifically for this purpose, Shabo Wine Culture Center was opened for visitors, the only tourist complex in Ukraine situated directly beside its wine-producing apparatus.
Known as the capital of humor, “Ukrainian Palmira” and many other names, this city is rich in natural resources and unique architectural landmarks. Walk down the ancient streets of “The Seaside pearl”, relax by the calming Black Sea, admire one of the most stunning buildings in the country,the Opera and Ballet Theater, take a pic of real sea gates, and the biggest and the most powerful Ukrainian sea port. Meanwhile, ancient blocks of the city, Derybasivska street, Prymorskyi boulevard, the Potemkin Stairs and the Monument of Duc de Richelieu transport you back in time.