Excursions

Make the most of your free time before the event kicks off. Our host has organised some fabulous complimentary excursions on Monday and Tuesday. 

  Monday 19th February  

Exclusive all-day Kakheti / Wine Tour including lunch and wine tasting - limited availability

11:00

Transfer to Kakheti Region - wine country (2 hour drive)

Many discoveries have left historians in no doubt that Georgia is the birthplace of wine. Archaelogical research provides evidence of viniculture in Georgia stretching back over 7,000 years!

13:00

Excursion to Sighnaghi - City of love

Sighnaghi, a town in Georgia’s eastern region of Kakheti, is the centre of Georgian wine making technology. It is one of the most visited destinations in Georgia and is also famous for handmade carpets, traditional food and Georgian hospitality.

Visit Bodbe nunnery-Georgian Orthodox monastic complex and the seat of the Bishops of Bodbe located 2 km from the town of Sighnaghi. It is one of the major pilgrimage sites in Georgia, due to its association with St. Nino, the 4th-century female evangelist of Georgians, whose relics are enshrined there.

15:00

Lunch at the restaurant with wine tasting

16:00

Excursion to the wine cellar and wine tasting

18:00

Transfer back to Tbilisi

Meeting point: 11:00 - Rose Revolution Square/ Bicycle monument

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  Monday 19th (afternoon) & Tuesday 20th (morning) February - limited availability  

Old Tbilisi City Walking Tour (duration 3-4 hours)

13:00/9:00

Metekhi Temple

The heroic King Vakhtang Gorgasali commissioned the building of the inscribed-cross church in the 5th century. It is dramatically located on the cliff overlooking the Mtkvari River.

Narikala Fortress

A cable car will take you to the old ruins of Narikala Fortress on the mountain top from where you can enjoy panoramic views of the city.

Chardin Street

One of the oldest streets in Tbilisi: now a favorite meeting place for its fancy cafes and clubs, little art salons and galleries. The street was named in honor of the famous French artist, Jean Baptiste-Simeon Chardin.

Old Baths

A touch of Old Tbilisi - the Sulfur Baths, built in 17th century, have subterranean pavilions topped by unique red brick domes, spouting steam from the hot springs below, giving a magical atmosphere to this historic area of old homes and interesting shops.

Meeting point: Monday 19th 13:00/Tuesday 20th 9:00 - Freedom Square in front of the old City Hall.

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