Discover the wealth of culture and history on the shores of theBlack Sea during a journey taking you from the birth of civilization to t
he dramatic end of the Cold War.
Begin with two nights in Istanbul, f
abled capital of two powerful empires. Explore the Blue Mosque, the HagiaSophia and other city landmarks. Embark on an 11-night cruise to see moreof Turkey, then sail on to Georgia, Russia, Ukraine and Bulgaria aboar
d the premium-class MV Aegean Odyssey, a boutique ship that offers accessto remote harbours.
Visit beautiful Trabzon and its mountainside mona
stery, see the botanical gardens of Batumi and Sochi, and explore the an
cient city of Kerch, Feodosiya's Genoese fortress and Yalta's palaces.
Learn the fascinating history of Sevastopol, and enjoy the arts and cul
ture of vibrant Odessa and Nessebur. This spectacular journey includes exc
ursions, luxury hotel accommodations, an extensive meal plan and most gr