How about a trip to Georgia

The 7 most important reasons to come to Georgia

Georgia has become a popular travel destination in recent years. Among other things, because the country forms the interface between Europe and Asia and this has resulted in a wonderful mix of culture, art and traditions.

  1. Antiques and shrines

Georgia has an old, historical history. Historians suggest that the first state on the territory of Georgia, the Kolkhida Kingdom, was founded in the middle of the 1st millennium BC. BC originated. Likewise, Georgia is one of the first countries in the world to become Christian. There are many beautiful Orthodox churches and monasteries, with long histories and beautiful architecture to be found. We particularly recommend the city of Mtskheta - one of the oldest cities in Georgia, it was the first capital of the state of Iberia (Georgia). Now the city is considered a place of worship for all Georgians: Nowhere else in Georgia will you find so many sacred sights. The Svetitckhoveli Patriarchal Cathedral and the Javari Temple are in Mtskheta, which are home to a number of well-known religious relics.

Equally impressive sights in Georgia are the Bagrati Temple and Gelati Monastery in Kutaisi, the Trinity Church in Stepantsminda, David Gareja Monastery on the border with Azerbaijan, Ateni Sioni Monastery in Ateni, Ikalto Monastery near the village of Ikalto and many other.

  1. The country is rich in mountains and lakes

Georgia is blessed with incredible nature, almost everything can be found, there are snow-capped mountains, lush green hills, extensive forests, crystal clear lakes, many rivers and the Black Sea.

Because of this diverse nature, Georgia is an ideal place for adventure tourism, trekking and hiking, ecotourism, mountaineering, as well as a leisurely beach vacation.

The places Borjomi, Kojori, Utsera, Batumi, Ureki, Tsagveri, Jama are very suitable for recreation and relaxation. For adventure tourism we recommend, Bakuriani, Gudauri, Goderdzi, Mestia, Svaneti. Ecotourists can discover the natural beauties of Georgia in Algeti, Akhmeta, Borjomi, Kazbegi and many more.

  1. The cradle of wine

Did you know Georgia is one of the oldest wine regions in the world? The tradition of winemaking here is already 8,000 years old. To this day, the country produces a variety of wines that are very popular at home and abroad, including the most famous - the white wine "Tsinandali", the semi-sweet red "Akhasheni", the red semi-sweet "Kindzmarauli" and the dry white wine "Kakheti" ”, The semi-sweet“ Alazani Valley ”and many others.

For Georgians, wine is a national treasure that creates friendship between strangers. Today, the Georgian wine industry attracts tourists from all over the world, and it is no coincidence that the country was recently named "The Best Place for Wine Tourism". There are special wine tours in Georgia for those interested in wine. Here you can visit the picturesque wine regions, stroll through the vineyards, discover the wine cellars and taste the best Georgian wines.

If you prefer to travel alone, we would like to give you a few important tips for your wine tour: The largest variety of grape varieties can be found in the region of Kakheti and is the center of winemaking in Georgia.

In this picturesque place, the following varieties can be discovered-Saperavi (red grapes), Rkatsiteli (white grapes), Mtsvane Kakhuri (white grapes), Khikhvi (white grapes), Kishi (white grapes).

Particularly important wine towns and villages are: Kvareli, Tsinandali, Telavi, Akhmeta, Napareuli. By car you have to follow the sign "Wine Route" to find the right route.

  1. A paradise for gourmets

Georgia is known for its excellent cuisine, traditional festivals and warm toasts. For Georgians, food is not just a meal, it is part of their culture. Georgian cuisine uses a wide variety of fresh vegetables and fragrant spices, there are many recipes based on meat and fish. The Georgian cheese is particularly tasty, the different types of which can be found all over the country. Georgian food is a dream made of walnuts, vegetables and meat and has some unexpected culinary treasures in store. Salads are refined with walnut pastes, meat skewers are marinated before grilling, a delicious mousse is made from kidney beans and then there are the khinkalis - filled dumplings that are delicious to melt away!

  1. The land of true hospitality

Do you know what the first thing tourists say after their stay in Georgia? The answer is very simple: the friendliness and hospitality of the locals is always praised. Georgians warmly welcome their foreign guests, help find accommodation for the night or even invite foreigners to their homes. Tourists often get the opportunity to attend a Georgian festivity, which is really worth it! Then Georgians of all generations gather at a table, there is the most delicious food and a lot of alcohol. The hosts ensure that the plates are never empty and that their glasses are well filled.

  1. Black Sea

The Black Sea is a real gem of Georgia! It is a very popular holiday destination, especially because of its beautiful beaches and refreshing sea water. The most popular resort on the Black Sea is Batumi, in the Adjara region, the best choice for everyone who wants to spend a nice and eventful vacation. The beach of Batumi is fantastic, it stretches for 7 km along the city. Those who want to escape the hustle and bustle of the city and relax more in nature will find peace in Kobuleti, Chakvi, Makhinjauri, Sarpi, Kvariati.

  1. Fiery dances and polyphonic singing

Georgia has a unique cultural history. The Georgian dances are wild and passionate and the polyphonic singing is unique. The dancers whirl across the stage at breathtaking speed and engage in spectacular sword fights, framed by the fabulously soft movements of their dancers in full grace and harmony. Georgian singing has a unique voice and harmonics. The archaic tone sequences are simple and develop an extraordinary tension and intensity in the polyphony. Georgia is characterized by its still living traditions, which are lived and inspired with all the Georgian passion.

 

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