August 4-13, 2021
See where ancient civilizations and modern history convene. You’ll find the Black Sea region — the geographic connection between Eastern Europe, the Caucasus, and Asia Minor — has many mysteries left to uncover.
Source Events is excited to announce a once in a lifetime opportunity to explore the Black Sea. We've teamed up with Atlas Ocean Voyages as they've crafted this amazing voyage around the Black Sea aboard the World Navigator which will make her debut in June 2021. Atlas Ocean Voyages offer unique and exhilarating Luxe-Adventure journeys around the world. Source Events will have a group of 25 guests who will sail in a one-of-a-kind journey around the Black Sea, with experiences in some of the region’s most esoteric and unforgettable destinations. Our cruise will start in Odesa, Ukraine, then discover inscrutable Russia, a melting pot of cultures in Turkey, and first-century Roman ruins in Georgia. The cruise will end in beautiful Istanbul.
Odessa is the third most populous city of Ukraine and a major tourism center, seaport,... view more
Odessa is the third most populous city of Ukraine and a major tourism center, seaport, and transport hub located on the northwestern shore of the Black Sea. Sometimes it is called the "Pearl of the Black Sea". It’s known for its beaches and 19th-century architecture, including the Odessa Opera and Ballet Theater.
The Black Sea is more than just a body of water; it’s a keeper of... view more
The Black Sea is more than just a body of water; it’s a keeper of secrets. Some say it’s the location of Noah’s Biblical flood; others suggest it’s the site of the lost city of Atlantis.
Novorossiysk is a port city on the Black Sea in southern Russia. The promenades along... view more
Novorossiysk is a port city on the Black Sea in southern Russia. The promenades along its Embankment of Admiral Serebryakov, named for a city founder, are dotted with monuments. Docked nearby, the decommissioned Mikhail Kutuzov cruiser ship is part of the country's Central Naval Museum. The Malaya Zemlya (Small Land) memorial commemorates the Red Army's role in WWII. Lenin Park has a carousel and a planetarium.
Arrival: 8:00am / Departure: 6:00pm
Sochi, a Russian city on the Black Sea, is known as a summer beach resort... view more
Sochi, a Russian city on the Black Sea, is known as a summer beach resort and was the host of the 2014 Winter Olympics. Its parks include the palm-filled Arboretum. It's also notable for 20th-century neoclassical buildings such as the columned Winter Theatre. Forested Sochi National Park is a 1,937-sq.-km protected area in the nearby Caucasus Mountains. Some 70 km inland, Krasnaya Polyana is a prominent ski resort.
Batumi, a Black Sea resort and port city, is the capital of the Georgian republic... view more
Batumi, a Black Sea resort and port city, is the capital of the Georgian republic of Adjara. Batumi Boulevard encompasses a waterfront promenade with a park and beach. The 130m-high Alphabetic Tower, adorned with Georgian script, has a seaside observation deck. The old town district is lined with renovated 19th-century buildings. North of the city, Batumi Botanical Garden showcases flora from around the world.
Arrival: 7:30am / Departure: 6:00pm
Sinop, historically known as Sinope, is a city with a population of 36,734 on the... view more
Sinop, historically known as Sinope, is a city with a population of 36,734 on the isthmus of İnce Burun, near Cape Sinope which is situated on the most northern edge of the Turkish side of the Black Sea coast, in the ancient region of Paphlagonia, in modern-day northern Turkey.
Arrival: 2:00pm / Departure: 10:00pm
Amasra is a small Black Sea port town in the Bartın Province, Turkey, formerly known... view more
Amasra is a small Black Sea port town in the Bartın Province, Turkey, formerly known as Amastris. The town is today much appreciated for its beaches and natural setting, which has made tourism the most important activity for its inhabitants. In 2010 the population was 6,500. Amasra has two islands: the bigger one is called Büyük ada ('Great Island'), the smaller one Tavşan adası ('Rabbit Island').
Arrival: 9:00am / Departure: 5:00pm
Finish our amazing Black Sea Cruise in Istanbul, one of the world’s most remarkable cities... view more
Finish our amazing Black Sea Cruise in Istanbul, one of the world’s most remarkable cities in the world, full of ancient monuments, awe-inspiring religious building and intoxicating bazaars. Istanbul’s strategic location has attracted many marauding armies over the centuries. The Greeks, Roman, and Venetians took turns ruling before the Ottomans stormed into town and decided to stay. Exploring the iconic sites of the Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, and Grand Bazaar and cruising on the Bosphorus is sure to be just some of the highlights of spectacular Istanbul.