45 days in Rostov Oblast Itinerary

45 days in Rostov Oblast Itinerary

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45 days in Rostov Oblast Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
+2
Fly + foot + bus:  12​h 30​min
1
Rostov-on-Don
— 11 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Taganrog
— 7 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Shakhty
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Staraya Stanitsa
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Belaya Kalitva
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
6
Veshenskaya
— 5 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
7
Volgodonsk
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  18​h
End: New Delhi

11
nights
Rostov-on-Don

Rostov-on-Don ©
The gateway to the northern Caucasus region, Rostov-on-Don serves as a stopover for travelers on their way to the country's celebrated Black Sea coast.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Rostov-on-Don: Aksay History Museum (in Aksay), Azov (Powder Cellar Museum, Azov Historical Archeological and Paleontological Museum-Reserve, & more) and Starocherkasskaya (Atamanskiy Palace & Starocherkasskiy Voyskovoy sobor Voskreseniya Khristova). Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 11th (Thu) at H2O Aquapark. There's lots more to do: get outside with Rostov-on-Don Embankment, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Rostov Zoo, make a trip to Pushkin Street (Pushkinskaya ulitsa), and kick back and relax at Family Resort The South Pole.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Rostov-on-Don trip site .

New Delhi, India to Rostov-on-Don is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to Moscow Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Traveling from New Delhi in July, expect Rostov-on-Don to be little chillier, temps between 34°C and 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to drive to Taganrog.

Things to do in Rostov-on-Don

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Novocherkassk, Azov, Starocherkasskaya, Aksay History Museum
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H2O Aquapark ©
H2O Aquapark
Rostov Zoo ©
Rostov Zoo
Ascension Cathedral ©
Ascension Cathedral

7
nights
Taganrog

Taganrog ©
Taganrog is a port city in Rostov Oblast, Russia, located on the north shore of the Taganrog Bay in the Sea of Azov, several kilometers west of the mouth of the Don River. Step out of Taganrog to go to Merzhanovo and see Merzhanovo Lighthouse, which is approximately 46 minutes away. There's lots more to do: stroll around Gorky Park, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Peter The Great, get to know the fascinating history of Petrovskaya Street, and see the interesting displays at Chekhov House Museum.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Taganrog trip maker site .

Getting from Rostov-on-Don to Taganrog by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. July in Taganrog sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 22°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to travel to Shakhty.

Things to do in Taganrog

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Merzhanovo Lighthouse
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Church of St. Nicholas ©
Church of St. Nicholas
Gorky Park ©
Gorky Park
Chekhov House Museum ©
Chekhov House Museum

5
nights
Shakhty

Shakhty ©
Shakhty is a city in Rostov Oblast, Russia, located on the southeastern spur of the Donetsk mountain ridge, 75km northeast of Rostov-on-Don. Change things up with these side-trips from Shakhty: Gukovo Museum (in Gukovo), Novocherkassk (Grekov's House Museum, Ataman Platov Monument, & more) and Semikarokskaya Ceramics Museum & Factory (in Semikarakorsk). Next up on the itinerary: pause for some photo ops at Aleksandr II Statue, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Intercession Cathedral, contemplate the waterfront views at Pelyonkino Lake, and don't miss a visit to Monument to Shakhty Chernobyl Liquidators.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Shakhty trip site .

You can drive from Taganrog to Shakhty in 2.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Shakhty are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Staraya Stanitsa.

Things to do in Shakhty

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Novocherkassk, Semikarokskaya Ceramics Museum & Factory, Gukovo Museum, Pelyonkino Lake
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Grekov's House Museum ©
Grekov's House Museum
Shakhty Museum of Local Lore ©
Shakhty Museum of Local Lore

5
nights
Staraya Stanitsa

Staraya Stanitsa ©
Step out of Staraya Stanitsa with an excursion to Temple of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin in Kalitvenskaya--about 44 minutes away.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Staraya Stanitsa itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by car from Shakhty to Staraya Stanitsa takes 1.5 hours. You'll set off for Belaya Kalitva on the 8th (Thu).

Things to do in Staraya Stanitsa

Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Temple of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin
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Park Loga ©
Park Loga

5
nights
Belaya Kalitva

Belaya Kalitva
Belaya Kalitva is a town and the administrative center of Belokalitvinsky District in Rostov Oblast, Russia. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Belaya Kalitva: Tatsinskaya (The First Ploughmen Land Tazinskaya Monument & Breakthrough Memorial Complex). There's still lots to do: stroll around Mayakovskiy Culture and Leisure Park, take in the views from Bridge over the Severskiy Donets, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mountain Two Sisters, and appreciate the history behind The Height of Immortality Memorial Complex.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Belaya Kalitva day trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Staraya Stanitsa to Belaya Kalitva takes an hour. You will leave for Veshenskaya on the 13th (Tue).

Things to do in Belaya Kalitva

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Tatsinskaya
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5
nights
Veshenskaya

Veshenskaya ©
Step out of Veshenskaya to go to Yelanskaya and see Yelanskiy Cossack Museum Memorial Complex, which is approximately 52 minutes away.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Veshenskaya journey website .

You can drive from Belaya Kalitva to Veshenskaya in 3.5 hours. On the 18th (Sun), you're off toVolgodonsk.

Things to do in Veshenskaya

Museums

Side Trips

Yelanskiy Cossack Museum Memorial Complex, Historical and Literary Exposition M.A. Sholokhov Time and Destiny
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Sholokhov State Museum Preserve ©
Sholokhov State Museum Preserve

3
nights
Volgodonsk

Volgodonsk ©
Volgodonsk is a city in Rostov Oblast, Russia, located in the east of the oblast on the west bank of the Tsimlyansk Reservoir. Venture out of the city with trips to Primorskiy Park (in Tsimlyansk) and Bushev Bridge (in Dubravnyy). There's lots more to do: make a trip to Kurgan Cossack Glory, pause for some photo ops at The Korchaginsky Campaign Continues, examine the collection at Volgodonsk Town Museum of Local Lore, and walk around Park Pobedy.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Volgodonsk tour itinerary site .

Getting from Veshenskaya to Volgodonsk by car takes about 4.5 hours. You will leave for home on the 22nd (Thu).

Things to do in Volgodonsk

Parks Museums

Side Trips

Bushev Bridge, Primorskiy Park
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Primorskiy Park ©
Primorskiy Park