Route & dates
Start: Abu Dhabi
Odessa— 4 nights
End: Abu Dhabi
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Pearl of the Black Sea
Though most famous for the Potemkin Steps leading down the Black Sea coast, Odessa welcomes visitors with several other attractions, including beaches and an ornate opera house.Get outdoors at Catacombs of Odessa and Central City Beach. Appreciate the collections at Shustov Cognac Museum and Museum of Interesting Science. Get out of town with these interesting Odessa side-trips: Shabo Wine Cultural Center (in Shabo) and Bilhorod-Dnistrovskyi (Akkerman Fortress & Alexandr Barracks). The adventure continues: wander the streets of Arcadia district, make a trip to Primorsky Boulevard, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Spaso-Preobrazhensky Cathedral, and pause for some photo ops at Statue of the Duc de Richelieu.
To see traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Odessa online itinerary planner.
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates to Odessa is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Abu Dhabi to Odessa due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Abu Dhabi in October, expect Odessa to be much colder, temps between °C and °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.
Things to do in Odessa
Bilhorod-Dnistrovskyi, Central City Beach, Shabo Wine Cultural Center, Catacombs of Odessa
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