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  1. Ukraine
  2. Odessa Oblast
  3. Odessa

Odessa Half-Day City Center and Shustov Cognac Tasting

Product ID: 45862
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Take a guided tour in historical downtown Odessa, visiting the newest museum of the city and tasting wonderful drinks. Shustov Cognac is known for its excellent quality, so discover how it's made!
About this activity
Duration 3 hours
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, Ukrainian, English, French, German, Italian, Russian
Wheelchair accessible
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Visit the historical downtown of the most international city in Europe
  • Taste Shustov Cognac and its excellent quality
  • Buy cognac and exclusive hand made chocolate in the Factory Shop
Full description
Start your tour at an exquisite tiny bridge, the Shah’s Palace and a globe supported by the two mighty Atlantis from the 19th century. Head to the Vorontsov Palace, former residence of the governor of the city and the Novorossyisk houses. On the way, see the apartment house of the young Odessa. Head to the Duc de Richelieu monument and descend the 192 Potemkin Steps, the gala entrance to the city for those who arrive in Odessa by sea. See the Ekaterina Square and its recreated monument to Queen Ekaterina II.

Marvel at the Pushkin statue and the imposing Odessa City Hall. Head to the Archaeological Museum, see the famous Opera and Ballet Theatre, designed by two Viennese architects Helmer and Felner. Move on to the Preobrazhensky Cathedral, destroyed by Stalin and rebuilt in 1999. Explore at your leisure as you walk through the Passage, a lavishly ornamented shopping mall and hotel built in 1899. Visit the stalls in nearby Sobornaya Square to find that perfect souvenir.

Drive to the Odessa Shustov Cognac Factory via picturesque Odessa streets. The oldest cognac production plant, and a flagship in the Russian Empire, Shustov's brandy won the Grand Pris in the World Exhibition in Paris. Visit four museum halls to learn about cognac and finish your tour by testing of 5 types of vintage cognac.
Includes
  • Transport service
  • Guide
  • Entrance fees to the Cognac factory museum
  • Cognac tasting and snacks
What’s Not Included
  • Cognac and chocolate in the shop
  • Souvenirs
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women

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Meeting point

Primorskyi Boulevard Katherine II Monument, Odessa

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Important information
Not allowed
  • Oversize luggage
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
• Wheelchair accessible
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