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Gastronomic tour along the Kuban Wine Road

Gastronomic tour along the Kuban Wine Road
Starts from

Sochi

Duration

6 Days

Transportation

By Car

Length

1132 km

Hotels

5

Guidance

Self-Guided

Categories

Sights in NatureGastronomyRelaxation
Sochi-Tuapse-Maikop-Krasnodar-Gelendzhik
Vineyards, cheese factories, sea, lakes and beautiful cities - Russian Tuscany. Want to get into it and combine it all in one trip? And also add Adygea and the capital of the Krasnodar region with their equally stunning cuisine and restaurants? Then drive towards Maikop. Take a drive down the Kuban wine road. Visit local wineries. Go on tours and taste different types of wine. And don't forget to try the farmhouse cheeses and snails. The best wineries, lavender fields, vineyards and lakes await you. Go to the romantic Russian Tuscany and experience the atmosphere of the local wineries.
Tour features:
  • There are mountain roads and one pass on the route. Some roads are without asphalt surface in the form of gravel;
  • Combination of gastrotourism and sightseeing route;
  • Journey along Kuban wine road;
  • Visit to four wineries, a cheese factory and a snail farm
  • Picturesque places for photo sessions.

Recommendations:.
  • On the way from one point of the route to another on the route there may be no place to have a snack, so bring a light snack on the way
  • Open spaces and mountainous areas can be windy, so don't forget to bring a windbreaker
  • To visit some wineries, you need to book a tour in advance by calling the phone numbers listed at the points along the route
Лилия Насырова
Лилия Насырова
Travel Expert
  • Drive along the Kuban wine road.
  • Stop at several wineries and spend a night there.
  • Taste wine.
  • Try farm cheese and snails.
  • Enjoy local restaurants at the wineries.
  • Discover southerly towns along the way.

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To Adygeya on the mountain roads
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To Adygeya on the mountain roads

Wow, what a busy first day! Your journey will start with a drive into the resort town of Tuapse with a stroll along the embankment and port. Then you will turn to mountain roads, pass the Shahumyan pass and come to the capital of Adygea - Maikop. You will get acquainted with the town, its history and culture. And, of course, you will taste national Adygean cuisine in the best picturesque restaurant in the forest-park zone.
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Going to Krasnodar
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Going to Krasnodar

The capital of Krasnodar Krai will surprise you with its numerous green parks, pedestrian boulevard and various monuments of architecture. The beautiful and cozy city is ideal for walks. Here you can wander along the boulevard, walk to the waterfront, look at the military equipment and get lost in the quaint green labyrinths of the modern park.
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Russian Tuscany in Lefkadia
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Russian Tuscany in Lefkadia

Ready to visit Russian Tuscany? Today we are going to the most beautiful and romantic wine region - Lefkadia Valley. The beauty and atmosphere of this place is incredible. It is as if you are in Tuscany! Endless vineyards, lavender fields, crystal lake Gecepsin, truffle groves and all this in one place. Lefkadia Valley is a large enogastronomic tourist complex with a hotel, restaurants, cheese farm, winery, garden, square and a specialty shop with its products.
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Kuban Wine Road
Day 4202 km1 km

Kuban Wine Road

Today you will drive along the Kuban wine road visiting the famous wineries. The "Golubitskoe estate" on the sandy arrow of the Azov Sea is waiting for you, then the centre of wine tourism - Abrau-Dyurso, located on the lake with the same name. You'll have the opportunity to visit wineries, walk through vineyards, take a tour of the main wine house of Russia, buy specialty wine and champagne with farmer's cheese. You can finish your walk with a spectacular fountain show on the lake and dinner at Abrau-Dyurso restaurant.
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On the wine road
Day 5100 km1 km

On the wine road

Today you will see a slice of France at Abrau-Dyurso, walk around its vineyards and drive further along the wine road. Of course, another winery will be on the way - Chateau Pinot with its snail farm and gravity-fed winery. And then the pine resort town of Gelendzhik with its long promenade and endless walks.
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Conquering the Gelendzhik Mountains
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Conquering the Gelendzhik Mountains

Spend your last day on Mount Olympus with stunning panoramic views of Gelendzhik and the bay. Take a ride on the cable car, walk on the big viewing platform, take a lap on the Ferris wheel right on the mountain and go to the cutest contact zoo. And afterwards, get in the car and head back to Sochi.
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