Black Sea Cruise Destinations
Cruise the Black Sea and the Rugged Croatian Coast
Cruises to Black Sea ports offer world heritage Nesebur, atmospheric Varna in Bulgaria. Constanta on the Romanian riviera and in the Ukraine you can cruise to Yalta, past resort of the Russian elite and Odessa where you will find the famous Potemkin Steps. Sevastapol in the Crimea site of the valley of the "Charge of the Light Brigade" but visit soon as these places are changing quickly as some of these countries expand their tourist resorts and prepare for EEC membership.
A Black Sea Cruise to this Region Still Offers Such Mystique
On a Black Sea cruise experience the different cultures of the eastern block countries like Bulgaria, Romania and Ukraine or explore the north coast of Turkey. Experience the mosques and minarets of Turkeys bustling capital, Istanbul. Colourful not only in terms of its people, crafts and buildings, the city pulsates to the sounds of children, hawkers and carpet sellers. Planet Cruise Black Sea cruise holidays offer experiences like no other, stay for a few days in places in which you can immerse yourself in the different culture, foods and architecture. For many it's one of the major highlights of a Black Sea cruise holiday. With so many major cities on the water or within easy reach of the nearest port, it is so easy to explore this fascinating region.
A few cruises will follow the southern coast of the Black Sea
Cruise to ancient ports like Trabzon (ancient Trapezus) and Sinope in Turkey - in antiquity the foremost ports on the northern coast of Asia Minor. Further east is Batumi - an opportunity to explore south-west Georgia.
Black Sea cruises will also visit the Eastern Mediterranean visiting the Aegean Sea islands and ancient sites like Ephesus in Turkey, Olympia in Greece or Knossos on Crete.