17 days in Rostov Oblast Itinerary

17 days in Rostov Oblast Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  12 h 15 min
1
Rostov-on-Don
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Taganrog
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Shakhty
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Staraya Stanitsa
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 30 min
5
Veshenskaya
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  18 h 30 min
End: New Delhi

5
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Rostov-on-Don: Novocherkassk (Yermak Statue, Ascension Cathedral, &more) and Azov (Monument to Peter I, Azov Historical Archeological and Paleontological Museum-Reserve, &more). There's lots more to do: make a splash at H2O Aquapark, walk around Park of Revolution (Park Oktyabrskoii Revolutsii), find something for the whole family at Ferris Wheel Odno Nebo, and examine the collection at Open-Air Museum of Railway Equipment.

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Rostov-on-Don travel route planner.

New Delhi, India to Rostov-on-Don is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Moscow Standard Time, which is usually a -2.5 hour difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from New Delhi in July: high temperatures in Rostov-on-Don hover around 34°C and lows are around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Taganrog.

Things to do in Rostov-on-Don

Theme Parks Parks Museums

Side Trips

Novocherkassk, Azov
Highlights from your plan
H2O Aquapark ©
H2O Aquapark
Tachanka-Rostovchanka ©
Tachanka-Rostovchanka

4
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. Taganrog is known for museums, parks, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll around Gorky Park, get engrossed in the history at Taganrog State Literary, Historical and Architectural Museum, see the interesting displays at Taganrog Museum of Local Lore, and shop like a local with Taganrog City Art Gallery.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Taganrog trip builder.

You can drive from Rostov-on-Don to Taganrog in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Shakhty.

Things to do in Taganrog

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Chekhov House Museum ©
Chekhov House Museum
Gorky Park ©
Gorky Park
Chekhov's Shop ©
Chekhov's Shop

3
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: Novocherkassk (Grekov's House Museum, Ataman Platov Monument, &more). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Eternal Flame Memorial, pause for some serene contemplation at Intercession Cathedral, make a trip to Monument to Heroes of The War 1914 - 1918, and pause for some photo ops at Monument Nevernuvshimsya.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Shakhty holiday planning app.

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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to drive to Staraya Stanitsa.

Things to do in Shakhty

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Novocherkassk
Highlights from your plan
Grekov's House Museum ©
Grekov's House Museum
Shakhty Museum of Local Lore ©
Shakhty Museum of Local Lore

1
night
Staraya Stanitsa

Staraya Stanitsa ©
On the 28th (Tue), stroll around Park Loga.

For photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Staraya Stanitsa day trip planner.

Getting from Shakhty to Staraya Stanitsa by car takes about 1.5 hours. On the 28th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Veshenskaya.

Things to do in Staraya Stanitsa

Parks
Highlights from your plan
Park Loga ©
Park Loga

3
nights
Veshenskaya

Veshenskaya ©
You've now added Sholokhov State Museum Preserve to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Historical and Literary Exposition M.A. Sholokhov Time and Destiny and then examine the collection at Sholokhov State Museum Preserve. On the 30th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at Yelanskiy Cossack Museum Memorial Complex.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Veshenskaya trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Staraya Stanitsa to Veshenskaya takes 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Veshenskaya

Museums

Side Trips

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