Circumnavigation of the Black Sea

Hagia Sofia, Istanbul
July 18, 2021
14 Days
Small-Ship Cruise
160 Guests
From $12,990
Odessa, Ukraine

Expedition Highlights

  • Visit six countries in one trip—Turkey, Georgia, Russia, Ukraine, Romania, and Bulgaria. 
  • Choose from several tours highlighting Istanbul's wealth of historic sites and architectural treasures.
  • Enjoy an energetic performance of traditional dances in Georgia while sampling local wines.
  • Explore the grand city of Odessa, with splendid examples of elegant 18th- and 19th-century architecture, including a tour of the magnificent Opera House.
  • Cruise through the winding canals of the Danube River Delta, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and Biosphere Reserve, as we search for over 200 species of birds.
  • Wander through a wealth of well-preserved Ottoman architecture in Safranbolu.

Expedition Team

Le Bougainville

Le Bougainville was launched in 2019 and features innovative and environment-friendly equipment, elegantly designed suites, and lounge areas that open onto the outside. All suites feature ocean views and private balconies, while public spaces include an underwater lounge, as well as an infinity pool, outside bar and dining area, theater, single-seating dining room, panoramic lounge, sun deck, salon, and a spa and fitness room. Le Bougainville carries a fleet of Zodiacs.

Additional Exploration

Pre-Trip Extension:
Turkey's Cappadocia
July 13July 19, 2021
From $5,480

Turkey’s Cappadocia region is a land of striking volcanic terrain marked by thousands of pyramid-shaped rock spires. Throughout the centuries, Cappadocia’s inhabitants have carved their homes and churches in these columns and in caves, creating tunnels and chambers in the rock. You will also enjoy time in Ankara, Turkey’s fascinating capital city.

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