Black Sea coast is for the Russians one of the most popular destinations in the midst of the holiday season.
However, the climate and the weather in the region is such that to come here to bask in the sun and enjoy the beautiful nature of the South, not only in the late summer.
Spring and autumn are not less wonderful.
The region features
The duration of the coastline of the Black Seacoast of the Caucasus in Russia's borders - a little more than 250 km, but the two geographical areas are located on this site. This is a zone of temperate climate and subtropical climate zone. The first extends from the Port of the Caucasus, on the border with the Sea of Azov, and to Tuapse and the second - from Tuapse to Sochi, next to which already forms the border with the Republic of Abkhazia. It must be said that the difference which exists between these zones is quite palpable.
After the Tuapse Coast takes an entirelyanother kind - appears subtropical vegetation, including exotic palm trees and eucalyptus trees that grow in the open field and natural conditions. However, moderate coastal zone is not less beautiful, especially because along this stretch initially spurs, and then himself Big Caucasian Ridge and approaching the Sochi, you can see the mountains in the distance, the snow which lies almost to the end of May.
The best time to travel to the Black Sea coast of the Caucasus
If you are fond of skiing, goin Krasnaya Polyana. From it to Sochi, just 50 km away. Season there starts in December and ends in late March. Built for the Olympic Games infrastructure has made the ski resort one of the best in Russia.
In the event that the heat and the crowds not toyou, but I want to bask in the sun, come in April, May or June. The opening of the season in the coastal cities held in the first half of June, but in fact it starts in July, because the sea up to that time is still pretty cool. In April, the water temperature usually does not exceed 17-18oS and July it only rises to 22 ° C. But clean air and plenty of sunshine, green mountains and local cherries you will be provided. Everything else, the cost of rooms in private boarding houses and hotels is acceptable.
In September and October on the coast is also good. Holidaymakers are becoming much less the sun is not so hot, but the sea is still very warm. Cold in September for many years stood out only once - in 2013, therefore a high probability that, coming this fall on the coast, you will be able to taste all the delights peak season and enjoy the alluring fragrance of ripening grapes in the sun.
The only thing that should be taken into account in the intendingtrip, so it's proximity to the sea, which makes the weather on the coast is quite unpredictable. Even old-timers can not guarantee you that your holiday will not be marred by a few days of cold Northeast. This wind is not often, but not less than 3 days. However, after the sea and the air is particularly clean.