Sochi is often called the unofficial 'Summer Capital' of Russia, or the Black Sea Pearl. This is the country's biggest and busiest summer sea resort. Sochi became world-known in 2007, when it won the bid to host the 2014 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games.

The unique climate in Sochi gives opportunity to enjoy downhill skiing in the mountains and after that to come down to the sea level to enjoy the parks with palm trees and sea resorts.