Circumnavigation of the Black Sea

Odessa, Ukraine
June 26, 2020
15 Days
Small-Ship Cruise
160 Guests
From $11,980

Optional Pre-Extension: Turkey's Cappadocia

Istanbul's Blue Mosque

Expedition Highlights

  • 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 built 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
June 21June 27, 2020
From $5,480

Embark on a full-day tour of Ankara, Turkey's capital; explore the extraordinary underground city of Kaymakli, where early Christians carved stables, kitchens, tunnels, and churches from volcanic rock; and explore the photogenic three-headed fairy chimneys in the peaceful valley of Pashabagi on this tour of Turkey's Cappadocia.

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