The Guardian names Georgia as an alternative to the Alps
The Guardian names Georgia as an alternative to the Alps- Georgia’s unique beauty and exotic wild nature has attracted the attention of the numerous international publications already. Famous publications such as The Guardian, National Geographic, Forbes, CNN, Culture Trip, etc. often devote articles to the country’s tourist attractions such as vineyards, seaside, mountains and forests.
This time, leading British edition The Guardian coins Georgia an alternative to the Alps, as the country is named among 20 great places.
Svaneti is known for their architectural treasures and picturesque landscapes. The area is also famous for its alpine flowers and unique plant species. This historic part of the country boasts a number of towers, built between 9th-12th centuries. Some of them are available for rent, so that the tourists can spend a night there.
In the province there are dozens of medieval Georgian orthodox churches and various fortified buildings. Architectural monuments of Upper Svaneti are included in a list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
Svan people possess unique culture that has endured centuries. The most vivid demonstration of their folk culture is the songs performed in Svan language as well as dances.