Cultural Treasures of the Black Sea & Crimea Aboard Tere Moana

June 19–27, 2015

This unique nine-day travel program showcases the Black Sea’s most intriguing destinations and seldom-visited ports—Istanbul, Safranbolu, Amasya, Odessa and Nessebar. Cruise aboard the exclusively chartered, Five-Star small ship M.V. TERE MOANA, relaunched in 2013 after a multimillion-dollar refurbishment. Discover three countries with more than 26 centuries of culture and history surrounding the Black Sea. Explore the magnificent landmarks of Istanbul, the sixth-century B.C. Greek-founded town Nessebar and the architectural influence of Safranbolu, all UNESCO World Heritage sites. Descend the dramatic Potemkin Stairs in Odessa. The Istanbul Pre-Cruise and Cappadocia Post-Cruise Options are specially designed and exclusive for affinity travelers.

Tour Itinerary

For a detailed listing of daily activities and during our trip, please click here for the tour brochure.

1 Depart the U.S. or Canada
2 Istanbul, Turkey/Embark M.V. TERE MOANA
3 Istanbul
4 Bartin for Safranbolu/Amasra
5 Samsun for Amasya
6 Cruising the Black Sea
7 Odessa, Ukraine
8 Nessebar, Bulgaria
9 Istanbul/Disembark ship/Return to the U.S. or Canada


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