Welcome to Georgia!
Have you already chosen the destination for your next vacation? If not Georgia is the thing you need right now! You can spend 4 season in Georgia!
Discover stunning landscapes, fortified mountain villages, ancient churches and architecture, unclimbed peaks, wild beauty of the nature and hospitable people!
Georgia – one of the most ancient and fascinating countries of the world!
You can discover!
The Great Caucasus – The Highest Mountain Range in Europe: –
This is where you find summits over 5000m, including Mt. Elbrus (5642m) – the highest in Europe. Georgia has three peaks over 5000m – Mt. Shkhara (5068m), Mt. Janga (5059m) and Mt. Kazbegi (5047m) where according to the Greek myth Prometheus was chained.
Europe’s Highest Village:
At 2200m Ushguli is the highest settlement in Europe. The village of about 200 people is located in Upper Svaneti region.
A Silk Road Country
With its geographic location Georgia has always been a connecting link between Europe and Asia, traversed by many routes including the famous Silk Road.
Cradle of Wine
Grapevine has been cultivated in the fertile valleys of Georgia for about 8000 years. With over 500 varieties of endemic grapes and the world’s first cultivates grapevines, the traditions of viticulture are entwined with the country’s national identity.
Land of the Golden Fleece
The fabulous kingdom of Colchis, mighty King Aeetes, enchanting Medea, legendary Jason and the Argonauts and invaluable Golden Fleece – an ancient Greek myth based in Georgia.
UNESCO World Heritage Sites
there are three World Heritage Sites in Georgia, all of which are cultural sites!
1. Ancient Capital of Georgia – Mtskheta
Svetitskhoveli Cathedral – 11th century
Jvari Church – 6th century
2. The Town of Kutaisi
Gelati Monastery – 12th century
Bagrati Cathedral – 11th century
3. Upper Svaneti
Ancient Christian Country
In the first century the Holy Apostles Andrew the First-called, Simon the Canaanite and Matthata preached the Gospel here, although Georgia was officially converted to Christianity in 337 with the evangelism of St. Nino of Cappadocia. Being one of the world’s most ancient Christian countries, Georgia also preserves the most holy relic – the Robe of Christ.
A 3000-Year-Old State
Georgia has one of the world’s richest and oldest histories. Archaeological excavations provide clear evidence that Georgian tribes formed their statehood as early as the second millennium BC. The remains of the flourishing Georgian states of Colchis and Iberia can be seen while travelling in the ancient cities of Vani, Kutaisi and Mtskheta.
Unique Language and Script
Georgian alphabet was created in the 3rd century BC and is one of the only 14 existing scripts in the world. Earliest Georgian inscriptions are found in a church near Bethlehem (AD 430) and in Bolnisi Sioni church (AD 495) in the South-East of Georgia. The earliest Georgian novel also dates to the 5th century AD.
Homeland of the First European
This 1.7-million-year-old skull found during Dmanisi archaeological excavations is the oldest evidence of human habitation in Europe. It proves that there is almost one-million-year gap between Dmanisi and any European early-human site, making Georgia the homeland of the FIRST European.