Black Sea Odyssey
August 29–September 12
From $4,495 per person, double occupancy
Come aboard the MV Agean Odyssey and cruise the legendary Black Sea while calling in exotic ports in five different countries. The journey begins in Istanbul, where sites include the Blue Mosque and Hagia Sophia. After a day at sea, visit the 14th-century Sumela Monastery in Trabzon and Batumi Botanical Gardens. Explore Ukraine's oldest city, Kerch, and the nearby ancient ruins at Mithridates Hill. The cruise continues with stops in Yalta, Sevastopol and Odessa, each city boasting historic and cultural wonders. Before arriving back in Istanbul, explore Nessebur and its magnificent 13th- century Church of Christ Pantokrator.