Svaneti, one of the most remote areas of Georgia, is a land of medieval defense towers, breathtaking nature, 10 highest peaks of the Caucasus Mountain range, and UNESCO World Heritage Site. With recently renovated infrastructure, the area offers plenty of things to do for its visitors, and we compiled the best activities you can enjoy on your next trip to Svaneti.
Is Administration Center of Svaneti and remarkable monument of ethnography of Georgia with modern infrastructure and medieval aged premises. You may visit oldest churches, Svanetian towers and historic-ethnography museum where great part of Svanetian treasury has been gathered. Ski traffics function in winter for those who are fond of and those professional skiers. Here also functions small airport which is included in top 10 most beautiful and original airports of the world according to BBC survey. Airports provides local flights and is available for tourists.
2200 m. of height is the highly settled place in Europe. One of the villages of Ushguli, Chajashi, is included in the list of world inheritance monuments. Here we meet Svanetian towers serving as guards; they are up to 30 in number.
community located on the border of Svaneti which unites 10 villages. When travelling you may see the oldest towers and churches the great number of which are preserved as ruins. You have to walk a bit far from the road to reach majority of churches, but this is the best way to relax walking surrounded by most beautiful nature and seeing architecture of Middle Ages.
the most recent ski-boarding resort. The ski traffic line of Tetnuldi meets the requirements of world standards and is the longest in the world (9.5 km) and has the skating traffic line having large vertical fall (1.7 km). Tetnuldi functions during all four seasons, from this period for ski is 6-7 months per year.