Facts

General facts

  • The recommended time of stay are 7+ days, and the minimum stay are 3 days
  • Temperature: in Summer +29, in Autumn +15, in Winter +2, in Spring +12 C
  • The water temperature from the end of May to the end of September is +23 degrees
  • 290 sunny days per year
  • 30 km of coastline
  • Taxi costs 3–4 Euros
  • Public transport costs 15–20 Eurocents (shuttle, bus, tram, sightseeing bus).

Additional facts

  • No visa for US citizens, the EU and the UK
  • Visa issue at the border for the UAE, China and India
  • The visa is valid for 90 days a year.
  • Safe in most areas
  • The satisfaction level of tourist 98% according to the information from the Tripadvisor.

Odessa Demographics

  • The population is approx 1 011 000 people
  • Language spoken: Russian and Ukrainian.
  • Odessa is a multinational and multi-confessional city, where representatives of various religions live peacefully.
  • There are 8 religions, common confessions are Orthodoxy, Catholicism, Judaism, Islam.
  • 130 nationalities: Ukrainians, Bulgarians, Jews, Moldovans, Belarusians, Armenians, Poles, Georgians, Azerbaijanis, Russians.

How to get to Odessa

  • 100 connecting flights
  • 17 airlines
  • 20 direct international destinations
  • Odessa airport is in TOP 3 Airports in Ukraine
  • Direct flights: Warsaw, Vienna, Istanbul, Minsk, Chisinau, Prague, Vilnius, Riga, Tallinn, Krakow, Berlin, Frankfurt, Ankara, Batumi, Yerevan, Tel-Aviv, Dubai, Sharm-El-Sheikh, Thessaloniki, Sofia
  • Odessa is a railroad centern of Ukraine: 4200 kilometers
  • Pan European No.9 transport corridor.

Odessa is a progressive city

  • 10+ coworking spaces
  • 3 circuses
  • 25+ museums
  • 2 zoos with exotic animals
  • 50+ clubs
  • an aquarium-dolphinarium
  • 20+ parks and squares
  • 20 theaters
  • 5 skating rinks
  • 30 monuments and sculptures
  • 15 cinemas
  • 10+ beaches
  • underwater history museum

International relations

  • 23 sister cities: Liverpool (Great Britain), Lodz (Poland), Chisinau (Moldova), Regensburg (Germany), Qingdao (China), Istanbul (Turkey), Haifa (Izrael), etc.
  • Main directions: Development of Danube region, sustainable tourism development, the implementation of joint international initiatives and activities
  • Member of the international organization "Danube Influence Center"
  • 15 partner cities: Warsaw and Gdansk, Minsk and Brest, Ningbo, etc.
  • It`s the only million city of Ukraine, which entered the international network "Intercultural cities"
  • Program of the Council of Europe. Contributes to improving comfort of living and fruitful international cooperation of its participants.

Top 10 Attractions

  • Opera and Ballet Theater
  • Monument to Duke de Richelieu
  • Potemkin Stairs
  • City Garden
  • Odessa Catacombs
  • The Vorontsov Palace
  • House with one wall
  • Mud resort "Kuyalnik"
  • Odessa beaches and Arcadia
  • Parks

Types of tourism in Odessa

  • Engastronomic
  • Gastro-tourism
  • Cultural
  • Educational
  • Leisure
  • Sport and Recreation
  • Wellness and Spa Tourism
  • MICE
  • Shopping
  • Nightlife
  • Medical

Food and Accommodation

  • Currency: Ukrainian Hryvnia (UAH)
  • The average cost of the trip is 30-80 euro per day, and for luxury trip - 80 euro per day
  • 500 restaurants
  • Economy eats - 5-10 euros, moderately priced 10-20 euros, fine dining 20+ euros.
  • 300+ hotels and 50+ hostels.
  • An average cost of living is 30-60 euros in hotels, 30-50 euros in apartments, 5-20 euros in a hostels, 30+ euros in health and spa hotels.