Introduction to Odessa

Tour Number

Activity Level



Other, First Time Visitor, City


Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 2



Ukrainian (advanced), Spanish (basic), Russian (fluent), German (conversational), English (fluent)

A Glimpse of The City for The New-Comer / How To Survive in Odessa / Shortest Tour Possible

This is the shortest (and cheapest!) tour I offer. It takes a little over one hour and shows you the essentials.

If you have just arrived, this will give you an idea of the city and help you to get around. You will learn some basic important facts, find nearest cheap cafés, stores, pharmacies, currency exchanges and ATMs, bus stops, get the city map, a local SIM card, etc.

If you are well-settled, this can be the shortest sightseeing tour when you can see the most important objects of interest and learn the basic history of Odessa in a nutshell without having to spend hours and get tired.

This can also be a demo tour for you so that you can decide whether you wish to book some other tours of mine during this trip or later, and an opportunity to get to know me and see how I can help you. Sometimes, when you have special requests, it is easier to discuss them in person rather than through messaging before creating a custom tour for you.


Monument to City Founders
The Duke
Potyomkin Steps
Primorskiy Boulevard
City Hall
Opera House
Deribasovskaya Street
City Garden

This is just an idea of the itinerary. It might be different depending on the meeting and parting locations and your wishes.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Anywhere in the downtown. You tell me.

End location: Anywhere in the downtown. You tell me.

Duration: 1 hour 30 min.

The tour does not have to last exactly 90 minutes. It can be one our or up to two hours depending on your needs and time. But not much longer though.


On foot.

What’s Included

My services as your personal guide and information about the city and how to get around.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

300 UAH - You may need some cash to buy souvenirs, snacks or drinks on your way.

What’s Extra

You may need to buy some drinks or snacks as we go, or you may like some souvenirs.


1. My car has no A/C.
2. Call me if you don't see me within 5 min.
3. No responsibility for 3rd parties.
4. May not know everything about some places.
5. Cannot be a guide while driving.
6. Walk close to me.
7. Please agree with your mates on everything.

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Questions about the tour? Not seeing exactly what you’re looking for? Contact this guide with questions, or to create a custom itinerary for you and your travel companions.

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