Cradle of Wine – Winemaking has been practiced in Georgia for over 8,000 years.
Ancient Georgian traditional “Qvevri” wine-making method (grape juice together with the seeds and skin is buried under the ground in clay vessels called “Qvevri”) included in the list of UNESCO’s Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.
Unique Georgian alphabet – one of 14 independent alphabets in the world, included in the list of UNESCO’s Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.
Three cultural monuments are included into UNESCO’s World Cultural Heritage List (Bagrati Cathedral and Gelati Monastery, Historical Monuments of Mtskheta and Upper Svaneti).
“Dambal khacho” – rare sort of Georgian cheese has been added to UNESCO’s Intangible Heritage
Georgia is famous for its tradition of hospitality and rich cuisine.
Georgian polyphonic singing in the list of UNESCO’s intangible cultural heritage of humanity.
Tushetian village Bochorna and Svanetian commune Ushguli are Europe’s highest permanently inhabited settlements.
The first human civilization outside of Africa has been discovered in Georgia (the remains of that settlement are 1, 75 million years old).
Georgia – one of the most ecologicallydiverse countries in the world, with climatic zones ranging from subtropical and high alpine to semi-desert.
There are around26 000 small and large rivers in Georgia. In terms of fresh water supplies, Georgia is on the 3rd place in Europe, after Norway and Switzerland.
Georgia is extremely attractive country for adventurous tourism. Hiking, trekking, mountaineering, skiing, rafting, fishing, hunting, etc. – one can try almost every kind of adventurous tourism. Georgia is a paradise for freeriders and heli-skiers.