Week long trip to Kakheti in Georgia (Lopota Lake, Kvareli)

Updated: 17 January, 2022 seen 192

This is a round-up post from quite an easy, about a week-long, trip to the region of Kakheti in Georgia. We did this trip at the start of June 2020, traveling by car.

We booked a stay at the famous Lopota lake resort and spa, departed in the afternoon from Tbilisi, picking up our baby girl from the preschool - first stop Telavi. The next stop is Lopota lake for the next couple of days, enjoying a heated outdoor swimming pool and a very spacious family room. Chill and tranquil time here. On the third day made some driving to the town of Kvareli with a short stop at a small monastery to pick up some linden. 



Postcards from Telavi

It was on an overcast day, we decided to leave our cozy room at Chateau Mere hotel and go explore Telavi. I've been to Telavi several times, and I always thought there is nothing much to see, except the Telavi market or try khinkali at…

Restaurant by Plane Tree / Telavi

Restaurant by Plane Tree in Telavi is located next to the Giant Plane Tree. Because of a touristic spot, prices at this restaurant is well above the average, though the food is delicious. Restaurant by Plane Tree Cucumber/tomato salads

Kapiloni Restaurant in Telavi

Kapiloni restaurant in Telavi is located on Barnovi street 10, just opposite to the King Erekle museum. I had a chance to visit this place at the start of July, during our trip to the Lopota lake Kapiloni restaurant serves typical Georgian…

Lopota lake Resort & Spa

Lopota Lake Resort & Spa is ideal for those seeking a peaceful place to rest. Your personal piece of paradise is located in the Kakheti region of Eastern Georgia, surrounded by the famous Caucasus mountains, just 2 hours drive from…

Kindzmarauli Church and Monastery

Kindzmarauli church and monastery complex is located in the region of Kakheti, some 3 km off from the main road (Road 43 Telavi - Kvareli) We discovered this small monastery complex while driving from the Lopota lake resort to the town of…

Vine Yard Restaurant in Kvareli

Restaurant Vine Yard in Kvareli is located just next to the city walls fortress opposite to the Kvareli Public service hall building. This place serves typical Georgian cuisine, VISA accepted.  This restaurant has been our radar since late…

Postcards from Kvareli

Kvareli is a town in northeastern in Kakheti Province, Georgia. Located in the Alazani Valley, near the foothills of the Greater Caucasus Mountains, it was the birthplace of Georgian author Ilia Chavchavadze The area is in the center of…


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