Shopping Tour of Yalta, Yalta (Self Guided)

Yalta is a paradise for shopping. There is a wide variety of markets in the city that sell everything from fresh fruit to souvenirs! Famous shopping streets Pushkinskaya and Naberejnaya are home to a number of unique, local shops. Take this self-guided tour to visit the best stores in Yalta and find yourself the perfect souvenir or gift!
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Shopping Tour of Yalta Map

Guide Name: Shopping Tour of Yalta
Guide Location: Russia » Yalta (See other walking tours in Yalta)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 5
Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.5 km
Author: vickyc
Central Market

1) Central Market

Central Market specializes in fresh fruit and vegetables and other local food. The fresh fruit of the Crimea is particularly delicious, and the fruit at Central Market is of the highest quality. Be sure to try Crimea peaches and berries, as well as a famous sweet Yalta onion that grows in only two villages near Yalta.

Operation hours: Monday - Sunday: 10 am - 5 pm
Clothes Market

2) Clothes Market

The Clothes Market is lined with rows of stalls where you can buy summer dresses, shirts, sunglasses, caps and more. Prices here are usually lower than you will find in the boutiques. The market is open daily from early morning until late evening. Locals here know how to bargain for a deal, so give it a try!
Naberezhnaya Lenina Promenade

3) Naberezhnaya Lenina Promenade (must see)

Naberezhnaya Lenina is the most crowded street in Yalta. There are many, many shops and cafes along this long road, which stand one next to the other. Here you will find souvenir shops, jewelers, local food stores and boutiques.
Souvenir Market at Hispaniola Ship

4) Souvenir Market at Hispaniola Ship

Hispaniola Ship is a very popular restaurant located on Yalta's waterfront. There is a large souvenir market located at Hispaniola Ship where you can find locally-made souvenirs. A number of local artists sell their paintings at the market. You can also find hand-crafted jewelry made from Crimea semi-precious stones and wood. Yalta is famous for its rich collection of aromatic oils, which you can also buy at this market.
Pushkinskaya Street Shopping

5) Pushkinskaya Street Shopping

Pushkinskaya Street, or Pushkinsky Boulevard, has been around for 125 years and is one of the main shopping streets in Yalta. Here you can find artwork of a much higher quality than is available at the waterfront markets. The street itself is beautiful, as it is adorned with many statues and fountains. It is a real pleasure to walk and shop here.

Walking Tours in Yalta, Russia

Create Your Own Walk in Yalta

Create Your Own Walk in Yalta

Creating your own self-guided walk in Yalta is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Tour of West Yalta

Tour of West Yalta

There are some amazing attractions in the western part of Yalta. Visit museums, admire magnificent churches and walk along beautiful Pushkin Alley. This self-guided tour will lead you to the most notable locations in western Yalta.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.3 km
Cultural Tour of Yalta

Cultural Tour of Yalta

Yalta is an important cultural center located on the Black Sea. The city is home to history museums, movie theaters, play houses and galleries. Take this tour tour to discover Yalta's rich cultural life.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.3 km
City Orientation Walk

City Orientation Walk

Yalta is a very beautiful city set on the shore of the Black Sea and surrounded by picturesque mountains. The city boasts magnificent churches, scenic parks, idyllic beaches and stunning palaces and historical buildings. Take this tour to visit some of Yalta's most memorable sights.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.1 km
Everyday Life Tour of Yalta

Everyday Life Tour of Yalta

Most Yalta residents earn a living from the thousands of tourists that visit the famous resort city every year. You will find locals selling souvenirs, fresh fruit and food on the streets. You can also get a sense of life for the locals by visiting the city's Orthodox churches, neighborhood restaurants, and more. Take this tour to experience life in Yalta as an insider.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.7 km

Tips for Exploring City on Foot at Your Own Pace

Whether you are in Yalta for a quick stopover or have a few days to see the city in more detail, exploring it on foot, at your own pace, is definitely the way to go. Here are some tips for you to save money, see the best Yalta has to offer, take good care of your feet while walking, and keep your mobile device – your ultimate "work horse" on this trip - well fed and safe.

Taking Care of Your Feet

To ensure ultimate satisfaction from a day of walking around the city as big as Yalta, it is imperative to take good care of your feet so as to avoid unpleasant things like blisters, cold or overheated soles, itchy, irritated or otherwise damaged (cracked) skin, etc. Luckily, these days there is no shortage of remedies to address (and, ideally, to prevent) these and other potential problems with feet. Among them: Compression Socks, Rechargeable Battery-Powered Thermo Socks for Cold Weather, Foot Repair Cream, Deodorant Powder, Shoes UV Sterilizer, and many more that you may wish to find a place in your travel kit for.

Travel Gadgets for Your Mobile Device

Your mobile phone or tablet will be your work horse on a self-guided walk. They offer tour map, guide you from one attraction to another, and provide informative background for the sights you wish to visit. Therefore it is absolutely essential to plan against unexpected power outages in the wrong place at the wrong time, much as to ensure the safety of your device.

For these and other contingencies, here's the list of useful appliances: Portable Charger/External Battery Pack, Worldwide Travel Charger Adapter, Power Converter for International Travel Adapter, and Mobile Device Leash.