Visit four cities in the Krasnodar region: Tuapse, Krasnodar, Novorossiysk and Gelendzhik and visit famous places. In three days you'll touch the history and culture of the cities: visit Catherine's Cathedral, the Kiselev Museum and the Krasnodar Museum, and see outstanding monuments and a lighthouse. On the way you will stop at interesting natural attractions such as the Source of the Holy Virgin, Volkonsky Dolmen and the Rock of Kiselev. Spend three rich and unforgettable days!
Today we will visit the House Museum of A. Kiselev in Tuapse and the Cathedral of Catherine in Krasnodar.
On the way we stop for breakfast at Cafe "Porridge". Here delicious desserts, great rolls and pizza are prepared. Then we leave for Tuapse.
We will make a stop in Tuapse near the monument to the famous painter Kiselev, from which you can walk in 5 minutes to the house-museum of A. A. Kiselev (Karl Marx Street, 54). The house museum is part of Tuapse history. There is an interesting exposition in the building, thanks to a competent guide you will learn a lot. Mode of operation of the house-museum: Tuesday-Sunday: 10:00-18:00.
We stop for lunch at the restaurant "Cossacks". The building is cozy and atmospheric: the estate with the owner's house, arbours, watchtower and a large area. The dishes are served nourishing and delicious.
The first attraction we will visit in Krasnodar is Catherine's Cathedral. It is a beautiful historical place, the cathedral is the main temple of Catherine and Kuban diocese and one of the largest temples in Russia.
We're dropping by the Cho Cho restaurant for dinner. You can sit outside and enjoy live music. The service staff quickly serves very tasty dishes.
Today we will visit the Krasnodar State Museum of History and Archaeology and the Monument to Catherine the Great, as well as go to Novorossiysk.
For breakfast we stop by the cafe "Petrushka". The institution is clean and cozy, good service. The dishes are delicious and inexpensive. The café only works on weekdays.
First of all, we will visit the Krasnodar State Museum of History and Archaeology. One of the oldest buildings in the city combines not only an architectural monument, but also a museum. It was founded by E. D. Felitsyn in 1879, it is one of the first museums in the North Caucasus. The museum is open from Tuesday to Sunday.
The monument to Catherine II was established in Krasnodar in 1907 and destroyed during the Civil War in 1920. In 2006, the monument was restored and reopened.
For lunch we stop by the Italian restaurant "Fratelli". Live music and good cuisine will decorate your day. Visitors recommend to try a special dessert.
On the way to Novorossiysk we will visit the Source of the Holy Virgin. Here you can gather water, walk along a convenient road to the mountain to the cross and enjoy the beauty of nature.
Having arrived in Novorossiysk, we will stop at the famous monument to the Founders. The monument to the founders of the city of Novorossiysk Lieutenant-General Nikolai Nikolaevich Raevsky, Rear Admiral Lazar Mikhailovich Serebryakov and Vice Admiral Mikhail Petrovich Lazarev was erected in 2001 on the day of celebration of the Day of Russia.
Then we will visit the historical place "Small Land". This is the main sight of Novorossiysk. Be sure to visit this memorable place and go on an excursion to the museum.
For dinner we stop by the restaurant "Caucasian Yard". It is a very cozy and beautiful restaurant, which serves large portions of dishes.
Today we will visit Gelendzhik, and then go back to Sochi.
We're stopping by the Starbus for breakfast. Try delicious and nourishing dishes of modern American cuisine at affordable prices. Then we go to Gelendzhik.
In Gelendzhik, the first thing we'll do is visit the Castle Beacon. It was erected 123 years ago, on August 19, 1897, as the sign on its gate tells us.
Next we're going to the Olympus lookout point. Enjoy a beautiful view of the city and nature of the Krasnodar region.
Let's go to Malina Berry for a delicious lunch. Here they serve unforgettable appetizing desserts. In addition to desserts, there is a wide range of different dishes.
Every tourist traveling in the Krasnodar region should at least once visit a famous place that got into the movie "Diamond Hand". Enjoy a beautiful view, walk around and take a photo as a memento.
Volkonsky dolmen is located 200-300 meters from the highway and can be easily reached. You should see the only dolmen, preserved in full size.
The journey is coming to an end, we will stop at the grill bar "Caucasian Yard". Here tasty kebab, khachapuri, khinkali and other dishes are served. Then we go home. I am sure you have learned a lot in three days and got bright impressions.