Crimea is a region in the south of Ukraine. The Crimean Peninsula is connected to the rest of the Ukraine by a narrow neck of land, making it more like an island with a natural land bridge than simply a bit of land jutting out into the sea.
Yalta is a resort town on the Crimea peninsula in Ukraine. Yalta is a kitschy place, with heritage going back to the 19th century and its use as an exclusive sanatorium and also to communist-era mass tourism.
Bakhchysarai is in Crimea, Ukraine. Once the capital of the Crimean Tatar Khanate, it is undergoing a steady cultural rebirth since the Tatars were allowed to return from Uzbekistan in the early 1990s.
Jewpatorija is a city in Crimea with more than 100'000 citizens. During the summer more than 100'000 people from Eastern Europe, Ukraine and Russia visit the area due to the popular annual festival of Kazantip.
Koktebel is in the Crimea, in the Ukraine. Also known as Planerskoye, is one of the most popular resort townlets in the Crimea, situated on the shore of the Black Sea about halfway between Feodosiya and Sudak.