The largest and brightest summer and winter resort of Russia, the Pearl of the Black Sea, Sochi offers its visitors all kinds of entertainment, including active sports and eco-tourism. Sochi attracts tourists with its mountainous coastline, endless sand beaches, warm sunny days, palm trees, modern infrastructure and vibrant nightlife.
Olta Travel loves Sochi for its spirit of adventure and the availability of experiences all year round. We recommend visiting this town at least twice: in summer and winter, as to explore the different opportunities and dive into its seasonal atmosphere and wonders.
For more than a hundred years Sochi was the main resort of vacation for Russian people, including celebrities and the political elite. Nowadays, the situation is even better.
Sochi became world-known city in 2007, when it won the bid to host the 2014 Winter Olympics and Paralympics. Then, the city reshaped its looks to modern ones, and from “summer only” made itself “ready for vacation all year round”. Modern Sochi offers different excursions and opportunities for both winter and summer leisure vacations.
While in Sochi you can always mix the adventurous experiences and sport activities with relaxing vacation and excursions to historical and cultural sites. Besides ecological traveling and contemplating such beauties as the 33 waterfalls and sand beaches of the region, in Sochi you may visit various historical sites from the Soviet times (Old Rail Station that is world-known part of UNESCO heritage, Stalin summer cottage museum, etc.), and explore the local flora and fauna in arboretum and water parks.
Sochi has a great variety of places to entertain all of your senses and feed your cultural hunger.
Sochi abounds in restaurants of traditional Russian cuisine from different periods: you can taste the imperial Russian dishes, modern cuisine or have a bite of some specialty from Soviet times. This is also the right place to sample the unique cuisine of the region, where dishes from various nationalities combine into one extraordinary menu.
Sochi is a trendy city where life and energy boils all day long. For those who like partying or being up till midnight and later, this city presents lots of night life activities, clubs and restaurants to build the best experience and memories from your trip.
Sochi is a well-known Russian vacation resort like by visitors of all age, all year round. On your vacation there, first of all, you need to relax – this is a right place for calm and comfortable holidays.