Things to do Around Georgia
Georgia is comprised of several cities, towns and villages. Some of these are hard to get to, as they are nestled in the Caucasus Mountains, and the journey make take several days or hours to get to them.
Tbilisi: Capital and the biggest city of Georgia, the city is a veritable showcase of Georgian culture, history, and architecture. Hike up to the Narikala Fortress for a beautiful view over the city.
Mestia: It is a mountain paradise, inhabited by the Svans people, who are related to the Georgians. Highlight – the old Svan towers which have been around for centuries.
Telavi: Inhabited since the Bronze Age, is the capital of the Eastern region of Kakheti. Telavi borders the Alazani Valley, home to many of Georgia’s fine wines.
Stepantsminda: A true mountain fairytale in the Greater Caucasus, home to the Gergeti Trinity Church, which is located high up in the mountains.
Mtskheta: Located at the confluence of two rivers, Mtskheta is one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world. This city is now the center of the Georgian Orthodox Church.