City, First Time Visitor, Local Experience, Shore Excursion
Kid Friendly: Yes.
You must be able to get in and out of a car
Maximum travelers: 10
German (conversational), Finnish (basic), English (fluent)
A walk in Soviet Sochi!
The seaside city has curiously preserved something of the Soviet era. A walk in the center of Sochi can help to convey a sense of this, the city of dreams for all Soviet tourists together with a sense of time when it was founded.
Sochi owes much of its development to Stalin. «The Father of Nations» vacationed here every year and actively contributed to the transformation of a provincial southern town into a pan-USSR national health resort.
I suggest first to get a bird's eye view of Sochi from the Mountain Akhun (600 m above the sea level). It gives one a feeling of flying in a helicopter and enjoying a splendid panoramic view of the mountains, the city and the Olympic park.
- Mountain Akhun and observation tower.
- Visiting Stalin summer residence (Stalin dacha)
- Soviet time sanatorium (SPA hotel)
- Sochi Railway station
- Sochi passenger seaport (a great photo opportunity)
- A local promenade and Winter Theater
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: I will meet you at the hotel.
End location: Back to your hotel or any other previously agreed place.
Duration: 6 hours
Tour duration depends on where you are accommodated. The average time is 6 hours. Weather conditions may also affect part of the tour (visiting the observation tower)
Our tour will be on a bus for the most part, we will walk at Stalin Dacha and near the passenger sea terminal
Estimated Local Cash Needed
450 Russian rubles - 300 rub. - entry fee to Stalin Dacha
150 rub. - entry fee to the Observation tower on Akhun Mountain
I am not a driver. I can accompany you in your vehicle or I can arrange for a separate car and driver.
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