Private tour

Odessa: Highlights Sightseeing Tour

Odessa: Highlights Sightseeing Tour

From $187.70 per group up to 3

See the best highlights of Odessa in a day. The tour includes the 4 top tours such as the City Tour, Palaces Tour, Literary Odessa and a visit to the Odessa catacombs in the village of Nerubajskoe. Visit all the major city attractions.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
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Duration 5.5 hours
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Live tour guide
Ukrainian, English, Russian, French, German
Pickup included
Your centrally located hotel or apartment in Odessa. Private guide will meet you at the address you provide when booking.
Private group


  • Benefit from the company of a private guide for a more personalized experience
  • Get picked-up for free from your hotel
  • Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
  • Visit all major city attractions and highlights
Full description
Your guide will pick you up from the reception of your hotel. First, you will visit Odessa’s catacombs close to the city at Nerubajskoe village. The 1,500 mile long tangle of corridors and rooms under Odessa wraps under and over and in upon itself.  You will be brought back to Odessa where on the City Tour, you will enjoy a visit to the historical sights of the city and the city park where the ancient fortification is located. Take a walk on the cosy streets, view the historical and architectural monuments, a monument to the founder of Odessa the Duke dе Richelieu, monuments to Catherine the Great, the Odessa Opera House, Odessa Port, Primorskiy Boulevard, Odessa Passage and the Philarmonic Concert Hall. After visiting the more interesting places of Odessa by car, you will have 3.5-hours left and the second part of your tour will encompass a 2.5-hour walking tour. During the walking tour, you will visit the palaces of Odessa such as Vorontsov Palace, the Palace of Tolsoy family commonly known as House of Scientist, Shah Palace, Museum of Art known as the Palace of the Naryshkin-Potocki family, and lastly, you will visit the Literature Museum known as Prince Gagarin's Palace. The final part of this tour will be Literary Odessa. Get to know the two hundred year existence in which Odessa found itself within the richest part of its literary history connected to names such as Alexander Pushkin, Adam Mitskevich, Mark Twain, Sholem-Aleichem and many other writers, poets, playwrights.
  • Private guided tour
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup
  • Transportation
  • Walking tour
  • Entrance fees to the museum/ about USD 2 per person
  • Please know that you should pay entrance fees for your private guide
  • Food and drinks
  • Extra service
  • Transportation after 3.5-hours riding around city
  • Souvenirs and photos are available for purchase
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 2-days of travel. In this case, confirmation will be received within 24-hours, subject to availability
  • The catacombs do not operate on Mondays
  • Please take warm clothing for visiting the catacombs where it is +15 celsius all year round
  • Odessa's Museum of Literature does not operate on Mondays. Operating hours are from 10:00 - 17:00
  • Dress code is formal
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Excellent, I enjoy her wealth of knowledge. I really enjoy her company.

May 13, 2017

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