Brides and grooms are now looking for honeymoon destinations that are off the beaten path and that are considered to be unconditional or different, many couples are looking for honeymoon destinations other than the trending destinations they know of.
This is why Georgia is the perfect destination for you, Georgia is a country at the intersection of Europe and Asia, and has a unique and ancient cultural heritage
Why Georgia? Because it has everything a newlywed couple is looking for, from beach resorts, countryside adventures, outdoor activities, city sophistication, to blooming gardens and historic sites and much more. But what we love most about this beautiful country is the great food and friendly people, and of course all the romantic places it offers for honeymooners.
Georgia is not only a beautiful honeymoon destination, but it is also a wonderful wedding destination! We previously shared with you a few reasons why you should consider getting married in charming Georgia!
If you are planning your honeymoon in Georgia here is what you need to know:
Places to Visit
Old Town of Tbilisi: This charming town will take your breath away with its wooden houses, take a look at the Georgian castles and Grand fortresses such as Rabati.
Mtatsminda Mount: Take a funicular ride to Mtatsminda Mount and enjoy a Ferris wheel ride.
Kakheti: You will fall in love with the beautiful lakes there and enjoy walking on its beautiful paved streets.
Abastumani: Nothing is more romantic than looking at the stars in the observatory of Abastumani.
Khevsureti or Svaneti: Go back in time and visit the beautiful and medieval towers and castles of Khevsureti or Svaneti.
Sulfur baths of Tbilisi: If you want to unwind and rejuvenate your body you will love this experience.
Narikala Fortress: A coveted Georgia tourist attraction, Narikala Fortress is a famous 4th-century fortress located in Tbilisi.
Mount Kazbek: If you love hiking you must visit the gorgeous mountain of Georgia. Mount Kazbek is one of the highest mountains in the region.
Uplistsikhe: Also known to be Georgia’s oldest complex of natural caves, discover Uplistsikhe’s stunning rock-hewn cellars, tunnels, places of sacrifice, and more.
You don't have to worry about food when it comes to choosing Georgia as your honeymoon destination, as it brings a combination of food from east to west creating a unique experience.
Some of their national dishes include:
Badrijani: Grilled aubergine slices with garlic and nut paste.
Xarcho: A spicy soup with pearl barley, beef, and tomatoes.
Khinkali: Dumplings filled with herby meatballs.
And of course don't miss out on the most popular dessert, Churchkhela! A candle-shaped candy made of grape must, nuts, and flour, almonds, walnuts, hazelnuts, and chocolate and sometimes raisins are threaded onto a string, dipped in thickened grape juice or fruit juices and dried in the shape of a sausage.
Art and Culture
You will be mesmerized with the traditional Georgian dress, mostly worn for art performances, as well as their stunning jewelry and embroidery.
Georgia is known best for its wool and silk carpets, and blue-dyed tablecloths (Lurji Supra).
You can also visit Tbilisi’s acclaimed National Museum to see the memorable gold collection and take a masterclass in traditional pottery-making.
Shopping and Markets
From elegant and modern shopping malls to traditional flea markets you will enjoy the shopping experience in Georgia.
Enjoy walking through popular shopping malls or stroll down open markets.
Some of them include:
1. Dry Bridge Flea Market.
2. East Point Shopping and Entertainment Center.
3. Meidan Bazaar.
4. Caucasian Carpets Gallery.