Sochi Travel Guide

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Plan Your Sochi Vacation

The breadbasket of Russia, the Krasnodar Krai is almost the size of Ireland. It's a region where the banks of the Kuban River gave a name (not to mention freedom) to the famous Kuban Cossacks; it is also a land where wheat fields and vineyards chase the horizon and the high Caucasus Mountains meet the sunlit shores of the Black Sea. The region became part of Russia in 1829. Sochi, often called the "Pearl of the Black Sea," includes four districts and stretches for about 90 miles along Russia's southern coast. This area enjoys the northernmost subtropical climate in the world.

Hotels

Sochi Hotels

Sochi has been a resort town since the USSR. Now many Soviet-era hotels are getting makeovers and new luxury hotels are popping up all over the region...read more

Restaurants

Sochi Restaurants

In the last decade Sochi's restaurant scene has exploded. You can find world-class restaurants with cuisines from all over the world as well as Soviet-style...read more

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Sochi Experiences

  • The 2014 Winter Olympics

    Turning a sleepy seaside village and the country's only beach resort into a state-of-the-art Olympic Winter Games venue is Russia's attempt to... Read more

  • Top Reasons to Go to Sochi

    Catch the Olympic Fever: A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for some and a passion for others, the world's biggest display of international sportsmanship... Read more

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