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The Black Sea coast can amaze with its diversity of nature. Both tropical plants and conifers can be found here. On this trip we will see ancient dolmens, mountain valleys and unusual trees. If you love nature, then this trip is for you!

Uninhabited Nature. From: Sochi

Polina Zagoryanskaya. Traveller.

Travel Itinerary and Road Trip Route

Day 1: On the way to the dolmens.

Today we will spend the first part of the day at the seaside. After the beach we will go to the only preserved monolithic dolmen, and finish our day in the park of culture and leisure, where we will ride the Ferris wheel.

Black Sea Beach (Черноморский пляж)

We'll start our day with a walk to the beach. In the village of Cote d'Azur there is a wonderful beach where you can swim and sunbathe for your pleasure.

Кафе "Сухум"

After the beach, we'll go to lunch at Cafe Sukhum. Here you should try shish kebab or "boat" in Abkhazian.

Волконский Дольмен

Near the cafe "Sukhum" is Volkonsky dolmen. This is the only fully monolithic dolmen that has survived. It is located in the reserve, where you can also walk along Volkonsky Gorge and other natural wonders.

Площадь перед ЦНК

In the very center of Lazarevsky is the main square of the village. Here you can enjoy the aroma of flowers and relax in the shade of tropical plants. If you are lucky, you can get to a free concert.

Парк культуры и отдыха

Next to the central square of the village there is a small park of culture and leisure. There are exotic plants, attractions, a mini aqua park, a concert hall, a cafe and much more. The park has the largest Ferris wheel in Russia with a view of the sea city and mountains.

Кафе "Фаворит"

We're going to dinner at Cafe Favorite. Pleasant interior, friendly staff, delicious food and fascinating sea view will help you to relax after a long trip.

Day 2: Dante gorge

On the second day of our journey, we'll steam in the Hot Key. On the way to the city we will visit the beach "Azure". But the main event of the day will be Dantovo Gorge.

Пляж «Лазурный»

The central beach of Lazurny is considered to be the oldest and best beach in the village. Here you can not only swim, but also start your day with breakfast in a cafe near the beach.

Ресторан "VALLERi"

When we arrive in Tuapse, we go for lunch to the Valleri restaurant of European cuisine. A varied menu, cozy atmosphere and pleasant prices - all this is here.

Дантово Ущелье

When we get to Hot Key, we go to Dantovo Gorge first thing. It is named after the Italian poet Dante Alighieri. The valley itself is located on the right side of the Spa Park and next to it there are several other interesting sights: the Iveron Chapel, the Devil's Jaw Falls and the Rock Cockerel.

Харчевня

Dinner will be held at the restaurant of Russian and European cuisine "Kharchevnya". A view of the artificial lake from the veranda will be a pleasant bonus for the dinner.

Day 3: Tulip tree and coming home

The third day of our journey will be the final, today we return home. On the way home we will admire the famous Caucasian mountains, walk along the Black Sea coast and visit a tree where tulips grow.

Кавказские горы🗻

On the way to the beach we will have a fascinating view of the Caucasus mountains. You can take a couple of photos from the windows of the car in memory of the trip.

Пляж поселка Ольгинка

Next to Tuapse is the village of Olginka, where there is a small beach. It is equipped with everything necessary for recreation: from sun beds to water park.

Веранда GRILL

We will have lunch at Veranda Grill, a restaurant of European cuisine. Large selection of dishes, friendly staff and cozy interior with a great view of the promenade.

Тюльпанное Дерево

The last stop on our journey will be in the village of Golovinka. Here grows an unusual tulip tree. The tree got its name thanks to its leaves. The thing is, they look like tulips in shape. Next to the tree there is a monument dedicated to Decembrists.

Кавказский Дворик

We will have dinner at Caucasian cuisine restaurant "Caucasian Yard". Homely atmosphere, friendly staff and delicious food is a great place to relax after a long trip.