Top Places to Visit in Georgia and Tbilisi in May

Updated: 26 April, 2023 seen 108
  • Georgia boasts a rich history, diverse culture, stunning natural landscapes, and delicious cuisine.
  • May is an ideal time to visit Georgia, with warm weather and plenty of outdoor activities available.
  • Top places to visit in Georgia and Tbilisi in May include exploring Tbilisi's Old Town, visiting the ancient city of Mtskheta, taking a day trip to Kazbegi, relaxing on the beaches of Batumi, visiting the ancient cave city of Vardzia, exploring the Kakheti wine region, and visiting the remote mountain region of Svaneti.

Georgia is a country with a rich history, diverse culture, stunning natural landscapes and delicous cuisine.

May is a great time to visit as the weather is warm and there are plenty of outdoor activities to enjoy.

In this article I have listed some ideas and top places to visit in Georgia and Tbilisi in the month of May:

Explore the cobblestone streets of Tbilisi's Old Town and admire the mix of architectural styles, including Persian, Byzantine, and European. Visit the Narikala Fortress for stunning views of the city and take a relaxing sulfur bath in one of the historic bathhouses.

Visit the ancient city of Mtskheta, which was the former capital of Georgia and is home to several UNESCO World Heritage sites, including the Jvari Monastery and the Svetitskhoveli Cathedral.

Take a day trip to the picturesque town of Kazbegi, located in the stunning Caucasus Mountains. Hike up to the Gergeti Trinity Church for panoramic views of the surrounding peaks and valleys.

Relax on the beaches of Batumi, a seaside resort town on the Black Sea. Visit the Batumi Botanical Garden, the Gonio Fortress, and Batumi Boulevard for a taste of the local culture and history.

Visit the ancient cave city of Vardzia, which dates back to the 12th century and is a stunning example of Georgian architecture and engineering.

Explore the Kakheti region, which is famous for its wine production. Visit the vineyards and wineries of the area, sample the local wines, and learn about the traditional winemaking techniques.

Visit the remote mountain region of Svaneti, which is home to some of the highest peaks in Europe and has a unique culture and architecture. Explore the medieval towers and churches, and hike through the stunning alpine scenery.


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