30 days in Russian Black Sea Coast Itinerary

30 days in Russian Black Sea Coast Itinerary

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30 days in Russian Black Sea Coast Itinerary

Start: Verona
Fly + Drive:  16​h 15​min
— 15 nights
Drive:  4​h
— 13 nights
Fly:  10​h 15​min
End: Verona


Gelendzhik ©
Situated along a Black Sea bay, the town of Gelendzhik is one of Russia's most popular summer destinations.
Get out of town with these interesting Gelendzhik side-trips: Abrau-Durso (Sculpture Utesov, Abrau-Dyurso Zavod Shampanskikh Vin, & more), Sail Rock (in Praskoveyevka) and Novorossiysk (Exodus Monument, Embankment of Admiral Serebryakov, & more). Next up on the itinerary: go for a walk through Gelendzhik Embankment, make a trip to White Bride Sculpture, stroll around Olympus Park of Leisure and Entertainments, and find something for the whole family at Safari Park.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Gelendzhik day trip planning app .

Verona, Italy to Gelendzhik is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Verona to Gelendzhik is 2 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Gelendzhik can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can drive to Sochi.

Things to do in Gelendzhik

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Novorossiysk, Kabardinka, Sail Rock
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The Old  Park Cultural Center ©
The Old Park Cultural Center
Gelendzhik Embankment ©
Gelendzhik Embankment
Safari Park ©
Safari Park


Sochi ©
Called the "Summer Capital of Russia," the busy resort town of Sochi is best known as the host of the 2014 Winter Olympics.
Sochi is known for winter sports, parks, theme parks, fun & games, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: hit the slopes at Rosa Khutor Ski Resort, get interesting insight from Lift Complex Roza Khutor, have fun at Fisht Olympic Stadium, and catch a live event at Iceberg Skating Palace.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Sochi trip maker app .

Drive from Gelendzhik to Sochi in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of taxi and train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Sochi

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Rosa Khutor Ski Resort ©
Rosa Khutor Ski Resort
Olimpiyskiy Park Adler ©
Olimpiyskiy Park Adler
Arboretum Botanical Garden Dendrariy ©