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Gudauri and Goderdzi Resorts to be Opened on December 10

Gudauri and Goderdzi Resorts to be Opened on December 10

The heavy snow in Georgia gave opportunity of opening mountain resorts. The season will be opened on December 10 in Gudauri and Goderdzi Resorts for the first time through the last 25 years. According to Managing Company of Mountain Resorts, tracks are being prepared in the resorts by now. Changes …

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Svaneti – will the Wild Heart of the Caucasus finally be Tamed?

Svaneti – will the Wild Heart of the Caucasus finally be Tamed?

Located in northwestern Georgia and locked in the heart of the Caucasus mountains lies the historic province of Svaneti. The only way to get there is by hitchhiking or driving from Zugdidi to Mestia, along a steep windy road looking over beautiful gorges, wild rivers and majestic mountains. Svaneti consists …

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The Incredible Svaneti Mountains in Pictures

The Incredible Svaneti Mountains in Pictures

The Svaneti mountains in the high reaches of Georgia are an incredible sight to behold! Svaneti is the highest region in Georgia. You can find four of the ten highest peaks in the Caucasus here. It’s a land of towering mountain tops and snow capped peaks. Much of the year, …

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New Cableway was Launched in Tetnuldi

Ministry of Regional Development and Infrastructure

New cableway was added to the resort Tetnuldi – the first phase of construction of “Tetnuldi” by the Ministry of Regional Development and Infrastructure was terminated successfully. The cable car includes six chairs and was built by the French company “Poma“. Prime Minister visited the cableway that will serve to …

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Georgian Adventure By Fergal Hingerty

Svaneti

For real adventurers who want to get inspired: a short intro to Svaneti, read the dairy by Fergal Hingerty, who visited Georgia recently. Day 1 Rain”, said the Ukrainian man as the plane started to taxi down the runway. “Rain, ah sure you know what that means”? “No”, he replied. …

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Top 7 Valentine’s Day Getaways in Georgia

Tbilisi Romance

Valentine’s Day, over the years, has become a truly international celebration of romance including Georgia. And you can certainly find great places to celebrate in our country. Here are our top seven “getaway” places in which to celebrate Valentine’s Day… 1. Sighnaghi: The City of Love The city is known for …

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BoredPanda: We Went To Svaneti

BoredPanda writes article about their visit to Georgia’s mountainous Svaneti: “We went to Svaneti adn this is what we found there” Yummy little horses Magnificent Ushba mountain Stunning landscapes 1000-years-old Svanetian Towers Mountains of great beauty Superb hiking routs Dazzeling rivers Everchanging weather And lots and lots of midblowing views …

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Tetnuldi Ski Resort to Receive First Tourists in December

tetnuldi ski resort

Construction of a brand new $52 million ski resort in the Svaneti region of Northwestern Georgia will end in 2 months and will open by the January first, 2016. This resort will be located only 170 miles east of Sochi, Russia where the 2014 Winter Olympics are to be held. …

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Georgian Museum Shortlisted for top European Award

Svaneti Museum Georgian museum

Georgian Museum – Svaneti Museum of History and Ethnography has been shortlisted for next year’s prestigious European Museum of the Year Award (EMYA). The announcement was made today by the European Museum Forum (EMF) in the form of a Facebook post, in the latest daily announcement of nominees for the …

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Couple Travels to Georgian Mountains by Bicycles

Couple Travels to Georgian Mountains by Bicycles

A young extermist couple, Rafal and Aleksandra who love travelling by bikes to hardly accessible places,  crossed Caucasus mountains in Georgia.  For their last trip they chose Georgia by different criterions: a remote, unknown and visually amazing. They traveled to Svaneti, to the highest inhabited village in Europe Ushguli. Couple describes their …

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Svaneti The Land of Glaciers and Majestic Mountains

Svaneti is a land, where the mountains look upon you from all sides and every corner is capture-ready, literally. you must have your camera ready all the time, or you will miss some great shots. As you can see, winter and summer live together here. Proud and menacing, Ushba mountain …

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