This is an amazing "inside out" tour of the Odessa's iconic sight! Tour the theater's magnificent exterior, marvel at its stunning interior and enjoy an exclusive backstage access. You'll stand in the orchestra pit and walk under the theater's dome, go two levels down under the ground floor and see the original and modern air ventilation and heating systems. You'll walk on the stage and find yourself right on stage behind the main curtain. And finally, you can take a seat (any one you prefer!) and take the ambiance of the stunning main hall in. And of course, we'll share with you a whole bunch of exciting stories and little known facts about Odessa's most famous sight. Join us to get this unique experience!
The exclusive tour only in the Christmas period! This special times brings magic in The Odesa city. Together with the professional local guide, you will visit the most beautifully decorated places in Odesa - Vorontsov Palace, Odessa Opera House, Museum of Modern Art. You will feel spellbound with the charming atmosphere along Derybasivska Street, which you can feel only this time of the year! What is the story of the Christmas tree? Who was the first to decorate it in the world? What magical things can happen during the Christmas period? Have you heard about Christmas spells? You will hear miraculous Christmas legends about Odesa. You will visit the old-fashioned Christmas Market by the harbor. What makes it so popular? What local products are must taste at Christmas? Fill your heart with the joy and experience magic of Odesa.
Odessa is the city port by the Black Sea. It has a major seaport that is the biggest in Ukraine and one of the most important on the Black Sea. In Odessa underground lies a huge network of tunnels known as the Odessa Catacombs. Derybasivska street is a perfect place for lunch, dining or just a walk to really feel for the city’s vibe. Did You know that Odessa is called the Ukrainian Ibiza at night? You will see the most magnificent buildings in the city. You will be amazed by its 19th-century architecture. Is Odessa really the most romantic Ukrainian city? A local charismatic guide will reveal the secrets and interesting facts about Vorontsov Palace, Odessa Opera House, Museum of Modern Art.
This Jewish Odessa tour tells the story of Odessa's Jewry since the city's founding till modern times. The “Star in Exile” for an Eastern European Jew in the 19th century. The center of the Haskalah and Zionism. In hundred years Odessa became the third largest Jewish city in the world.The tour takes you to the temples – the Great Choral Synagogue and Shomrei Shabbos Synagogue. We follow in the footsteps of Odessa’s Zionists, including Meir Dizengoff and Ze'ev Jabotinsky. We see the location of Odessa’s Palestine Committee. We explore some of the darkest sides of Odessa’s Jewish history – pogroms and Holocaust.But more importantly, we not just visit the sights, our guides skillfully tell the story of the Jewish Odessa, covering spiritual, religious and business aspects.Aah, and if you’ve read the famous Edmund de Waal’s bestseller “The Hare with Amber Eyes” and keen on walking in the footsteps of the Ephrussis, then you should definitely take this tour!
Want to become local in one day? Life hacks, habits, locations.Get to know as much as possible of what locals know in one day: see most well known but not highlight touristic places or totally not touristy. Get to know not a lot, but few facts or legends about everything or nothing at all. In-street markets, public transport, beaches for locals, local eating places, walking streets for rest and resting streets for a walk, smell and how to make money at the city for a chill.
I am historian and fond in my city, therefore the travellers will get a lot of interesting information about the history and culture of Odessa and they will feel comfortable to listen it cause speak fluently English, Spanish, Polish, Greek languages. I know how to entertain the tourists, to make them laugh and to move them to tears. I offer remrkable tour by remarkable city.
I do postcards with my drawings and budget tours to top attractions and hidden gems of Transnistria. Honestly, I can’t make Maldives of my country, because it is not Maldives. But i can make an unforgettable journey through all contrasts of what it really is - beautiful panoramas and impressive soviet lost places, curious history and nowadays life in the country that doesn't exist, combining classic walk with forays for true explorers and adventurers. Tiraspol tour takes 2,5 hours with optional one hour extention. It is not Stalinism, we are very volatile where to go and what to do, but default route covers must-see USSR era and modern bits of 25 October Street - House of Soviets, T-34 memorial, Supreme Soviet, MiG-19 and my favorite nooks and crannies that I discovered doing my sketches. The walk is not exhausting, not boring at all, we will have time to talk about all peculiarities of past and present of Transnistria, you won’t be meeting a guide, you will be meeting a friend!
Soviet tour is an exciting journey in the socialistic past of Transnistria! You will immerse in the world of soviet monuments, luxurious finish materials of culture houses, university and libraries, predominance of Red, national motives. You will be witness of 70 years old Soviet history of Transnistrian region. You can think that time it stops there. So, let’s go, dear comrades!
Get this Odessa's iconic sight all to yourself on this exciting tour of the theater's interiors and exteriors. Walk through its halls and sat (all by yourself!) in the main auditorium. Immerse in the enchanting atmosphere of one of the most beautiful theaters in Europe. The Odessa Opera hall competed for the #1 position in acoustics with La Scala. Tchaikovsky, Liszt, Chaliapin, Caruso, Pavlova are just some of the big names who performed here.We’ll walk up the magnificent staircase to get the top view on the main hall and marvel at the stunning ceiling. We’ll explore magnificent Bel-Etage and main auditorium. You'll hear the fascinating story of the Odessa's National Opera and Ballet theater: its construction, glory, fire and restorations.
Odessa is a city with a rich musical and cultural history. Let's discover why so many musicians came out from Odessa, what inspires poets and writers, why they returned here for a breath of this unique air. And you will feel why the main words of our anthem are "there is a city that I see in my dreams".You will be guided through the lives of the world-famous musicians who were born and studying in Odesa. You will hear how Odesa inspired them and what they brought to our culture. This tour is all about classical music exactly in Odesa, the local mix of culture and art.You could listen to some piano compositions by Liszt, Chopin or Rachmaninov.The tour route is in-between the Academy of Music, Music College, two Music Schools, Philharmonic, Opera and Ballet House, and modern places for listening to music.
If you want an alternative tourist experience or love a good crime novel, the Criminal History Tour of Odessa is for you. With end-to-end transportation from your hotel and a private guide, you’ll get a customizable experience. Hear stories ranging from the emperor’s fruity bribe to the life of Sonka the Gold Handle. It's an opportunity to go deeper into Odessa's history than what you'd get on a general walking tour.
Brandy or cognac - one or the best and noble alcohol drinks. During this trip you will discover all the secrets of brandy production, find out the interesting history of this drink and, of course, enjoy the tasting. Shustov cognac museum is the only brandy museum in Ukraine. Nowadays it becomes not only one of the most important sights of Odessa, but also a unique place that will completely immerse you in the secrets of making brandy.
We invite you to the excursion and wine tasting at very famous and historical winery place - Tairovo village. Here located the research and producing Institute of Vine and Wine named by Tairov of National Academy of Agrarian Sciences of Ukraine. It is the oldest winemaking research organization in Ukraine. At local Tairov winery station you can taste high quality wines from local grape, which is full of south Ukrainian sun and Black sea wetness.
Travelers who would like a glimpse into Odessa’s grand, royal history will love this walking tour of the palaces of Odessa. As this is a private tour you’ll be able to go at your own pace, and will have the chance to stop and take pictures, or to ask questions. Touring on foot is the perfect way of getting to know the city and its sights on a more intimate level.
I do postcards with my drawings and budget tours to top attractions and hidden gems of Transnistria. Honestly, I can’t make Maldives of my country, because it is not Maldives. But i can make an unforgettable journey through all contrasts of what it really is - beautiful panoramas and impressive soviet lost places, curious history and nowadays life in the country that doesn't exist, combining classic walk with forays for true explorers and adventurers. Full day tour takes eight hours default, though Transnistria deserves at least a week. It is not Stalinism, we are very volatile where to go and what to do, but default route covers must-see USSR era and modern bits of Tiraspol, Bendery and optionallly Kitskany, and my favorite nooks and crannies that I discovered doing my sketches. The trip wont be exhausting, not boring at all, we will have time to talk about all peculiarities of past and present of Transnistria, you won’t be meeting a guide, you will be meeting a friend!
we have set the greatest plan for our dear friendsThis is for everyone who wants to see the history of this great city . I will take through the old city center and will show you all the land marks in the center from the Beautiful opera house, through the historical streets to the port , you will have an experience like no other . I will show you all the landmarks there are to see
Get an in-depth look at Odessa on this private walking tour. Head out into the city with your guide and explore the highlights of the city by foot. As you walk, learn about Odessa’s history from your guide. Customize your itinerary to suit your interests and travel at a pace that works best for you.