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:  10​h 15​min
— 17 nights
Drive:  4​h
— 12 nights
Drive + Fly:  16​h 15​min
End: Verona


Sochi ©
Called the "Summer Capital of Russia," the busy resort town of Sochi is best known as the host of the 2014 Winter Olympics.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Agura Waterfalls and Lift Complex Roza Khutor. There's much more to do: hit the slopes at Rosa Khutor Ski Resort, stroll around Olimpiyskiy Park Adler, take in panoramic vistas at Ferris Wheel, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Sochi National Park.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Sochi online trip planner .

Verona, Italy to Sochi is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Verona to Sochi due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Verona in July: highs in Sochi hover around 33°C, while lows dip to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to drive to Gelendzhik.

Things to do in Sochi

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Rosa Khutor Ski Resort ©
Rosa Khutor Ski Resort
Iceberg Skating Palace ©
Iceberg Skating Palace
Agura Waterfalls ©
Agura Waterfalls


Gelendzhik ©
Situated along a Black Sea bay, the town of Gelendzhik is one of Russia's most popular summer destinations.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to The Old Park Cultural Center and Sail Rock. Get out of town with these interesting Gelendzhik side-trips: Abrau-Durso (Sculpture Utesov, Art Park, & more) and Novorossiysk (Observation deck 7 winds, Embankment of Admiral Serebryakov, & more). And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to White Bride Sculpture, kick back and relax at Sady Morei Beach, make a splash at Del'finariy, and stroll around Olympus Park of Leisure and Entertainments.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Gelendzhik itinerary maker website .

Drive from Sochi to Gelendzhik in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of train and taxi. 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) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Gelendzhik

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Side Trips

Novorossiysk, Kabardinka, Sail Rock
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The Old  Park Cultural Center ©
The Old Park Cultural Center
Cruiser Mikhail Kutuzov Museum ©
Cruiser Mikhail Kutuzov Museum
Abrau-Dyurso Zavod Shampanskikh Vin ©