Georgia Holidays

Georgia, formerly a part of the Soviet Union and its exclusive holiday haunt, is now open to anyone who wants to enjoy its beauty. A land blessed with near-perfect climate, caves, high valleys, basins, waterfalls and diverse flora and fauna, it is an ideal holiday destination for any season.

Famous Georgia Holidays Attractions

Tbilisi: Surrounded by hills and flanked by the River Mtkvari, capital city presents a postcard-perfect look with its winding streets, stone houses and vineyards. It is also known for its historical sites and sulphur baths. Popular tourist spots are Sioni Cathedral, Prospekt Rustaveli, The Georgian Museum of Arts, The Narikala Fortress, Museum of Ethnography and the 19th century bath house north of Metekhi Bridge.

Mtskheta: it is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The holy place of Svetitskhoveli Cathedral (Pillar of Life) is located here. Samtavro Monastery and Jvari Cathedral are the other attractions.

Georgian Military Highway: built by the Russians in the 19th century and connecting Tbilisi and Vladikavkaz, this road has not changed. Along the way, Tsminda Sameba Church forms a landmark.

Gori: This is the place which gave Josef Stalin to the world. Apart from a statue of the infamous dictator and a museum dedicated to him, this place is also known for its 12th century fortress and 16th century church.

Tori: spa capital famous for its mineral water. It also provides excellent opportunities for hiking.

Black Sea Coast: Batumi and Sukhumi are main hotspots in this area. Batumi is known for its 19th century bath house, Ajarian museum and overall scenic beauty. Sukhumi is a beach resort noted for its golden beaches as well as the 11th century castle of ht Georgian Bagratid King, the Botanical Gardens and Shroma Caves. However, the recent civil wars have resulted in the fleeing of much of its inhabitants.

Top Georgia Holidays Beaches and Hotels

Saint Simon Island and Jekyll Island are two of the best spots when it comes to beaches. Massingale Park Beach and Coast Guard Station Beach are two top beaches in Saint Simon while Jekyll Island is known for the South Dunes Beach, Central Dunes Beach and Saint Andrew Picnic Area.

Tbilisi, Batumi and Kutaisi are the places where you will find the majority of luxury and high-end hotels. City Partner Hotel Primavera, Iliani Hotel, Best Eastern Villa Berika and Best Eastern Vere Plalace are some of the top hotels here.

Shopping Places for Georgia Holidays Traveler

Art salons and tourist shops are scattered allover the country, especially in the major cities. Ceramics, jewellery, embroidery, locally produced wine and brandies, rugs, icons and antiques are the most popular items bought by tourists. The main shopping streets are Rustaveli and Chavchavadze Avenue.

Georgia is starting to reclaim its former glory as a popular tourist destination and rebuilding all those precious sites which have been deformed by past wars. A trip here will give you not only a dose of unspoiled natural beauty but also a slice of history.