Georgia is a land filled with magnificent history and unparalleled natural beauty.

Everything in Georgia speaks about its greatness and wealth. Georgia is a wonderful cradle of culture, religion and ancient history. Country where everyone can find something to his own mind and interests, a land of endless wonders- Georgia, once experienced, it will be with you forever.

Georgia is a country in Eurasia to the east of the Black Sea, located at the crossroads of Western Asia and Eastern Europe, it is bounded to the west by the Black Sea, to the north by Russia, to the south by Turkey and Armenia, and to the southeast by Azerbaijan. The capital of Georgia is Tbilisi. Georgia covers a territory of 69,700 km² and its population is almost 4.7 million. Georgia is a unitary, semi-presidential republic, with the government elected through a representative democracy. The landscape is quite varied, with mountains and high peaks (Ushba, Shkhara, Kazbegi, etc.), mountain ranges, hills and low-lying lands. Georgia’s landscape ranges from lowland marsh forests, swamps and temperate rain forests to eternal snows and glaciers, while the eastern part of the country even contains a small segment of semi-arid plains. There are alpine and sub-alpine zones as well. Georgia abounds with small and large rivers. People in Georgia are famous for their distinguished generosity and hospitality.

There are numerous monuments - cult structures of the early Christianity, ancient churches and monasteries hiding in the Caucasian Mountains are silent witnesses to its rich history. The unique landscapes of this part of the world: high mountains, rapid rivers, green meadows, the turquoise sea … eloquently ‘speak’ about the rich nature… The generosity of the inhabitants of Georgia has become in best expressed by the saying “the Georgian hospitality” which implies a noisy cheerful feast with endless toasts and rivers of magnificent Georgian wines. They have exceptionally strong traditions of hospitality, chivalry, and codes of personal honor. They believe that guests come from God. Friendship is prized highest among all the virtues.

Georgia, though a rather small country, has a variety of regions, which differ greatly from each other. Everyone has its own special beauty. They differ in nature, population features, habits and customs.

Regions:

Adjara is the southern coastline region of Georgia, once part of the Kolkheti Kingdom, which had close relations with Ancient Greece and Rome. One can find remnants of these cultures in the monuments of Gonio and Petre. Read more…

Guria is a Black Sea coastline province famous for its inexhaustibly witty people. The most typical subject of their talk is certainly world politics. You shouldn’t argue with them because you will almost certainly lose! Read more…

The historic region of Imereti in western Georgia is the region of the legendary Golden Fleece – this is where the long quest for the Golden Fleece took Jason and the Argonauts. Even though the Golden Fleece has been taken to Greece, visitors today will find something else of worth other than the Golden Fleece. Read more…

Kakheti is known as the region of the vine and with good reason. Unique and award winning Georgian wines and brandies are produced here. It is also believed that the very first wines were made in Georgia thousands of years ago and now worldwide acknowledged by the scholars that Georgia is a cradle of wine producing. Read more…

The Heart of Georgia, Kartli is the central, the biggest and the most important region of Georgia. Even the Georgian name for our country (Sakartvelo) is derived from this region and both the ancient and the new capitals of Georgia - Mtskheta and Tbilisi - are located here. Read more…

Khevsureti is another beautiful highland region of Georgia. Its villages Shatili, Arkhoti and Mutso were defensive towns, which is obvious by their impressive towers. Khevsurians are expert cattle-breeders. Read more…

In the south of Georgia you will find the provinces of Meskheti and Samtskhe-Javakheti - a land of forested mountains and steep river valleys, gushing rivers and clear lakes. Meskheti and Samtskhe-Javakheti on the very furthest reaches of Georgia were the first to clash with the numerous enemies coming to Georgia. The region is dotted with castles and fortresses from different periods. Read more…

Mtskheta-Mtianeti region spans quite diverse terrains from the historic capital of Georgia, Mtskheta, up north to the mountain regions of Khevsureti in the Great Caucasus mountain range. Following the route of the original Georgian Military Highway northward up toward Russia, one can see a magnitude of regional highlights. Read more..

Along with the geographical location, rich and diverse flora and fauna makes the Racha-Lechkhumi region original and unique. Mountain range of the region, snowy picks of Kavkasioni, rivers and falls, huge forests and animals and birds, natural caves, passes, alpine mowing and pastures, gorgeous roads and paths, Shaori and Lajani lakes and other wonderful sites surprise the sightseers. Read more…

Samegrelo, in the west, is one of the oldest regions of Georgia. It was one of the oldest principalities of Georgia belonging to the illustrious Dadiani family. Read more…

Svaneti, one of the timeless and lovely provinces of Georgia, is situated at the mouth of the river Enguri among awe-inspiring mountains. It is the most populated highland region. The village, Ushguli, is the highest populated place in Europe (at 2200 meters above sea level). Read more...