Crimea is a Black Sea paradise. Its seemingly endless coastal beaches and sea side cliffs are reminiscent of Greece’s magnificent shores. While its mountains and fertile valleys evoke a distinctive ambiance that can only be found elsewhere in the French countryside.
Nestled amongst Crimea’s natural wonders is the architectural grandeur of the Imperial Age including Swallow's Nest Castle and the summer palace of Nicholas II. Many of Crimea’s vineyards are set in the splendor of ages long past with ancient cellars leading to catacombs deep within the earth.
Bathed in the warm waters of the Black Sea, Crimea boasts cool summers and warm winters. It is the perfect place for anyone looking to relax and enjoy unspoiled natural vistas in crisp clean air while sampling some of Europe’s most treasured wines.
In Crimea, you are always welcome!
Facts About Crimea:
The Republic of Crimea is a peninsula situated on the northern coast of the Black Sea. A narrow land bridge is all that connects it to mainland Europe.
In ancient times it was colonized by Greeks and Romans and later became part of the Byzantine Empire. It was later annexed by Catherine the Great in 1783 during her southward expansion into the crumbling Ottoman Empire.
Today, it is an Autonomous Republic of the Ukraine with its capital situated in the city of Simferopol near its center. The peninsula covers more than 10,000 square miles and has a population of nearly 2.5 million residents.
Crimea is a major destination for travelers the world over, and the wineries established to fill the cellars’ of the Tsars now offer tasting to wine enthusiasts near and abroad.
Images of Crimea
Please visit our Crimea Gallery to enjoy more of the stunning beauty of this natural paradise.