August 4-13, 2021
It's time to travel again and explore the world. Delve into the Heart of the Black Sea, where ancient civilizations and modern history convene. Sail through history in one of the most exotic regions in the world. The Black Sea - connecting Eastern Europe, the Caucasus, and Asia Minor — has many mysteries left to uncover.
Source Events is excited to partner with Atlas Ocean Voyages to offer this exclusive Luxe-Adventure around the Black Sea aboard their brand new ship, World Navigator, with just 100 suites and cabins. Best of all, this voyage is ALL-INCLUSIVE ALL THE WAY, with free international airfare from many U.S. gateways, complimentary premium spirits, a shore excursion in every port, WiFi, and even gratuities included.
You'll be joining like-minded Source Events LGBT-friendly travelers, enjoying once-in-a-lifetime experiences and unforgettable destinations. Your Luxe-Adventure begins in historic Odesa, Ukraine. Get ready to explore the exotic ports of Russia, a melting pot of cultures in Turkey, and first-century Roman ruins in Georgia. The capstone is spending the night and discovering the modern and ancient city of Istanbul.
You've come this far, why not stay on board and sail to the Turkish Coast and Greeks Islands on a 7-night cruise from Istanbul to Athens, Aug 13-20, 2021. Highlights include Ephesus, Santorini, and an overnight night in Mykonos. And yes, we'll be offering an extension on Mykonos so you have plenty of time to enjoy its famous gay beaches, great tavernas, entertainment, and even their Xlsior Festival which begins the day we arrive. Now is the perfect time to plan this summer dreamscape with Source Events and Atlas Ocean Voyages.
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.