The port city of Odessa was long part of the Russian Empire but it was also influenced by the Mediterranean. The result is a beautiful mix of French architecture, Art Nouveau, Italian Renaissance and a dash of classic Russian styles. The old town of Odessa has been the centre of trade and commerce for many years and has become a sight to see in itself.
With the parks and the famous Opera house, the old part of Odessa is fascinating. This area is packed full of museums that range in subjects from the Literature Museum to the Museum of Cinema. Add to this Privoz Market and the various squares and it is easy to see the pleasure in exploring the quaint streets of Odessa.
During the summer months the stretches of beautiful beaches and the nightlife attracts visitors from all over. Visit this old-world port and fly with Austrian Airlines via Vienna to Odessa.