30 days in Russian Black Sea Coast Itinerary

30 days in Russian Black Sea Coast Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Russian Black Sea Coast visit planner

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Make it your trip
Train to Venezia Mestre, Fly to Sochi
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Sochi
— 13 nights
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Gelendzhik
— 16 nights
Drive to Krasnodar Pashkovsky International Airport, Fly to Verona Villafranca Airport

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Sochi

— 13 nights

Russia's Summer Capital

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 parks, winter sports, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get outside with Rosa Khutor Ski Resort, catch a live event at Fisht Olympic Stadium, admire the natural beauty at Arboretum Park, and take in panoramic vistas at The Observation Tower on Akhun Mountain.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Sochi itinerary builder tool.

Verona, Italy to Sochi is an approximately 11-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly; or drive. Traveling from Verona to Sochi, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Verona in July, expect nights in Sochi to be about the same, around 23°C, while days are little chillier, around 33°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Gelendzhik.

Things to do in Sochi

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Fun & Games
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Gelendzhik

— 16 nights
Situated along a Black Sea bay, the town of Gelendzhik is one of Russia's most popular summer destinations.
Venture out of the city with trips to Abrau-Durso (Durso Beach, Historical Complex Abrau-Durso, &more) and Novorossiysk (Embankment of Admiral Serebryakov, Cruiser Mikhail Kutuzov Museum, &more). The adventure continues: find something for the whole family at Safari Park, stroll around The Old Park Cultural Center, make a trip to Gelendzhik Casement Lighthouse, and cool off at Zolotaya Bukhta Water Park.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Gelendzhik online travel planner.

Traveling by car from Sochi to Gelendzhik takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, daily temperatures in Gelendzhik can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Gelendzhik

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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