Black Sea Cruises

Under the ensign of the Great and in his steps

The name ” Prince Vladimir ” is not casually chosen for the Board. It not only hints at the aristocratic nature of this travel type. Prince Vladimir is a sacred person of the ancient world, the Baptist of Russia, lovely called by the people ” The Red Sun”. Everything associated with his name causes awe. Vladimir is also known as a defender – being considered the Saint patron of the internal troops Ministry of Internal Affairs. The name selected with the belief that the journey to the places associated with his story will be blessed. The only Black sea cruise in Russia lies just in such places, including the city of Chersoneses, wherein 988 the Prince Vladimir ’s baptism took place – the beginning of a new era in the Russia life.

A leisurely journey with home comfort

Those who have ever participated cruise, without additional words understand the advantages of this travel type relative to the standard. Cruises are ideal for everyone. Regardless of temperament, rest format preferences, age, and interests will find something of their own on the ” Prince Vladimir ” Board.

You can always return to a cozy cabin because the ” Prince Vladimir ” liner is a 4* hotel afloat.

About the cruise

About the cruise

In 2020, navigation starts on June 7 from Sochi. The last cruise is October 25 from Sochi.

In 2020, the “Knyaz Vladimir” regularly performs 7-day cruises along the route: SOCHI (departure on Sundays) - NOVOROSSIYSK (departure on Mondays) - YALTA (departure on Tuesdays) - SEVASTOPOL (departure on Thursdays). The novelty of the 2020 season is cruising calling at the port of SUKHUM, Abkhazia.

ATTENTION! Booking cruises for 2020 is available only with departure from Sochi with a return to Sochi.

"Sea of Pleasure"

Your ” sea of pleasure” on the Board will provide 300 cabins with air conditioning and comfortable bedrooms, according to any budget categories: “economy”, “standard” and “suite”, equipped with everything necessary – TV, refrigerators, and telephones. European style interior, great cuisine, and indescribable beauty views – sunrises and sunsets on the deck are infinitely beautiful.

The staying comfort with special attention to each guest will be provided by courteous staff, each of which is a professional of the hotel and restaurant industry.

Entertainment on the ” Prince Vladimir ” Board – non -stop rest

Entertainment on the ” Prince Vladimir ” Board – non -stop rest

The ” Prince Vladimir ” liner offers guests a range of entertainment options to suit everyone ‘s preferences– Spa and active recreation areas, fun for children in the club, where they can be left under the supervision of qualified guardians, 3D cinema, shows for lovers of music and theater arts and incendiary parties for lovers of nightlife.

Full board rate includes:

  • Accommodation in cabins of “economy”, “standard” and “suite» categories
  • Buffet Meals 3 times a day


The tour program includes:

Accommodation in a cabin of the selected category (category B2 - bathroom, hairdryer, water; category A2 - window, bathroom, TV, refrigerator, hairdryer, water; Suite category - 2 windows, bathroom, TV, refrigerator, hairdryer, water);

Meals 3 times a day according to the "Buffet" system;

Entertainment programs (evening shows, night clubs, live music, morning sporting events, master classes, dance lessons);

Kids clubs;

Aqua area on open decks;

Movie on board;

Harbour dues, taxes and fees.

The first meal service is dinner. Next is breakfast, lunch and dinner. The last service (on the day the cruise ends) is breakfast.

Additionally paid:

Alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks in bars;

Individual services on board (massage parlour, beauty salon, laundry);

Babysitters for children under 3 years old;

Excursions in ports by requests;

Service "Early check-in". Check-in to the purchased cabin the day before boarding the cruise.

The service is valid for landing in Sochi and Sevastopol;

Service “Late check out”. Departure the day after the end of the cruise.

The service is valid for landing in Sochi and in the city of Sevastopol.

The speed of the vessel during the cruise varies. In Novorossiysk, "Knyaz Vladimir" is at a low speed, since the distance is small - 96 miles, and there is a whole night to go through it. But from Sevastopol to Sochi should have time to get in a day: here the ship is already in full swing - at a speed of 15.5 knots.

Schedule of cruises 2020

Schedule of cruises 2020


For the 2020 season, only routes departing from Sochi and returning to Sochi are available for booking.


Sochi - Novorossiysk - Yalta - Sevastopol - Sochi



Sochi - Sukhumi - Novorossiysk - Sevastopol - Sochi










Dp. from Sochi to Sun. at 18:00

Arr. in Sochi on Sat. at 9:00

Dp. from Sochi to Sun. at 18:00

Arr. in Sochi on Sat. at 9:00

Dp. from Sochi to Sun. at 18:00

Arr. in Sochi on Sat. at 9:00

Dp. from Sochi to Sun. at 18:00

Arr. in Sochi on Sat. at 9:00

Dp. from Sochi to Sun. at 18:00

Arr. in Sochi on Sat. at 9:00

Jun 7 - Jun 13

Jun 14 - Jun 20

Jun 21 - Jun 27

Jun 28 - Jul 04 (+ Sukhumi)

Jul 5 - Jul 11

Jul 12 - Jul 18

Jul 19 - Jul 25

Jul 26 - Aug 01 (+ Sukhumi)

Aug 02 - Aug 08

Aug 09 - Aug 15

Aug16 - Aug 22

Aug 23 - Aug 29 (+ Sukhumi)

Aug 30 - Sep 05

Sep 06 - Sep12

Sep13 - Sep 19

20 sept - Sep 26 (+ Sukhumi)

Sep 27 - Oct 03

Oct 4 - Oct 10

Oct 11 - Oct 17

Oct 18 - Oct 24

Oct 25 - Oct 31




MICE with the Black Sea

MICE with the Black Sea

Cruise holding corporate and business events on Board is not yet the association that arises with the word MICE. But this is what makes this option ideal for those who looking for new forms of familiar things. In addition to the obvious advantages of the standard formats, such as entertainment and a tangible sense of the participants’ privilege, MICE-projects on the liners have a lot of facilities and technical and organizational type.

1 Saves money.

Liner “Prince Vladimir” has not only spacious rooms and the necessary equipment for corporate events: seminar, conference, or annual meeting. Rent will cost several times cheaper than the hall cost of the middle category in Sochi.

 2 Save time.

The necessary variety of event formats is achieved by the extensive ship infrastructure. During the organization, we work with a single Travel Center team of tour operators and responsible persons on Board, which eliminates the need for communication and control of individual suppliers at each stage of the program, the need for a separate order of catering, transport and logistics services.

Black Sea excursion programs:

Black Sea excursion programs:

During a short but pleasant trip, you will visit 4 original Black Sea cities covered with legends: Sochi – Novorossiysk – Yalta – Sevastopol:

Sochi and Abkhazia from the “Prince Vladimir» deck

Sochi and Abkhazia from the “Prince Vladimir» deck

Sochi is the most famous seaside Russia resort, new and technological, offering leisure options on the possible verge. It became widely known in the 21st century thanks to the Olympic Games, having experienced the glorious revival of the Soviet times health resort. What can be more spectacular than the Caucasus mountains majestic, at the foot of which stretches a bottomless sea surface? You will see firsthand this heritage – all the places where competitions were held, trained, lived and rested the world sports stars, as well as resorts ready to accept winter sports fans of any training level.

  • Sochi city sightseeing belonging to the Soviet era -avenues, sea stations, squares, and religious temples, among which the most famous is the Archangel Michael’s name.
  • The tower on mount “Ahun” at a 663 meters’ altitude of above sea level
  • Matsesta valley (the resort’s heart) – hydrogen sulfide sources
  • “Golden Ring” of Abkhazia and Gagra – a Paradise of subtropics, called “the edge of the soul»
  • Lake and “Blue” – never freezes, and lake Ritsa, “an unforgettable” canyon
  • New Athos monastery, cave, waterfall and Church of Simon canonist
  • The Observation deck at the “Akhtsu» gorge
  • Mountain honey tasting
  • Ascent to altitude 2226м on the cable car “Hills the city»
  • “My Russia” – ethnic complex
Novorossiysk, Anapa, Vityazevo, Anapa

Novorossiysk, Anapa, Vityazevo, Anapa

  • Abrau Durso champagne factory – near lake Abrau and the Durso river with a visit to the production and degustation
  • Gelendzhik Safari Park – a city compared to nice offers cable car rides at an altitude of 650m above sea level and observation of bears, lions, tigers and wild boars in natural conditions
  • The old Park in the Kabardian village, inhabited since earliest times, later became a recreational resort. The Black Sea Fort of the fortified Alexandria coastline is located. It introduces the civilizations’ history in architecture by the Egyptian pyramid and Greek temple example.
  • Novorossiysk sightseeing tour – embankment of Admiral Serebryakov, the monument to the city founders, the “Mikhail Kutuzov” cruiser, memorials “Small Land” and “Valley of death»
  • The antique era of Anapa, then called the ancient Greek Gorgippia, storing the remains of a bygone civilization – its temples, houses, and palaces.
Yalta & Sevastopol

Yalta & Sevastopol


  • Nikitsky (Imperial) Botanical garden – two-hundred-year-old flowers and rare trees: bamboo grove, mammoth sequoias, a greenhouse with 600 species of cacti, five-hundred-year-old yew, stone oak, and Butterfly Garden.
  • Examples of magnificent architecture – Vorontsov Palace, Livadia Palace, as well as the famous AI-Petri and Unique Massandra.



  • Memorial complex to liberators on Sapun mountain – here in the war years there were bloody battles: The Eternal Flame and the chapel of St. George, Malakhov mound, Defensive tower, Monuments of the Historical Boulevard.
  • History Chronicle
  • Bakhchisarai and the Assumption Monastery
  • Balaclava
  • “Sun in a Glass»

Imbued with the sunlight energy, the enchanting sea breezes smell and the dizzying nature beauty, we guarantee – you will return from the cruise updated! The easiest way to get on the “Prince Vladimir” Board – send a request to Dolores Travel Russia tour operators, choosing a convenient communication channel! One request separates you from the sea!

Black sea cruises for the first time started in Russia in 2017, over the past 2 years has established itself as a safe and convenient transport mode.

Travel Black sea ’s azure waters take place on a comfortable, 9-deck liner ” Prince Vladimir “, connecting cities of Krasnodar region and Crimea: Sochi – Novorossiysk – Yalta – Sevastopol – Sochi. The capacity of the Board is 600 passengers.

The elite sea voyage, lasting 7-8 days, traditionally starts on Sunday from the Sochi port. But to step on a comfortable ” Prince Vladimir ” Board to come to Sochi is not necessary. The starting or final route point can also be the Novorossiysk or Sevastopol city.