Gelendzhik is ringed by fascinating cities and villages which are waiting to be experienced. Novorossijsk, lays 19 miles (31 kilometers) to the southeast, and Betta is located 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the northwest.
Krasnodar, is another good place to explore. It is around 55 miles (89 kilometers) from Gelendzhik and offers a diverse range of things to do and see, like Kuban State University, Krasnodar Regional Fine Arts Museum and Aqualand Waterpark. Krasnodar Regional Puppet Theater and Gorky Park a few of the other visitor attractions worth visiting for those who have time left.
Enjoy a moment of quiet contemplation in Krasnodar Krai's cathedrals. Experience a little culture, learning and lore under the bright blue sky at the region's ever-popular lighthouses, open-air exhibits and gardens.
For those who love the water, this is the perfect place to visit. Swimming is popular with the locals and another great activity is boating. If you are looking for a unique activity to do in the Krasnodar Krai area, try parasailing.
Ensuring you have the time to pick up a little of the local language separates the true travelers from the tourists. "Xotite potancevat?" translates to "Would you like to dance with me?" "Where are you from?" is also useful, so try pronouncing "Otkuda ty?"
When it's time to leave this special place, say a fond Poka! (farewell) to the people you've met and the places you've seen.