A tailor-made itinerary to Georgia gives travellers the chance to discover a wealth of lesser-known attractions. Due to the country’s long and complicated history, and as one of the first European countries to embrace Christianity, Georgia features unique churches and monasteries dotted around the region.
The capital of Tbilisi was settled in Neolithic times and highlights of the city include the 4th century Narikala Fortress, the 5th century Metechi Church, and the fascinating state museum of Georgia. Nearby Mtskheta is often referred to as the spiritual heart of the country with its beautiful churches and the Cathedral of Svetitskhoveli, built on the grave of Sidonia, who died clutching Christ’s robe. Meanwhile, Davit Gareja is a fascinating area where twenty-two monasteries are carved into rock. Finally, finish a tailor-made itinerary with a visit to seaside Batumi, with its relaxed atmosphere and charming botanical gardens.