Looking for a Valentine’s day getaway? Check romantic destinations in Georgia

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Couple map romantic
A couple with a map

Georgia can indeed be a romantic destination. Whether it is about a Valentine’s Day escapade or you are looking for a romantic destination to impress the person you love, most people almost never take Georgia into consideration. This is quite a shame, because there are many romantic destinations in Georgia that are worth visiting and experiencing. It can easily provide a couple vacations they will never forget, so it may be the best time to reconsider your options if you are looking for a romantic getaway. If you are not familiar with Georgia and don’t know its romantic side just yet, the following lines are meant to help you. So check out these options and see how they can make your Valentine’s Day memorable.

Sighnaghi

When we talk about romantic destinations in Georgia, it’s impossible not to mention Sighnaghi. Also called the “city of love”, this place is much preferred by couples that are looking to enjoy a romantic and private vacation in Georgia. Because it is an old, small historic city, with narrow streets that are still cobbled like back in the 17th century, couples can easily find beautiful cozy retreats, like hotels, small coffee shops, restaurants, and plenty of places to enjoy romantic promenades. Even if the city has areas that are quite modern, there are many historic vestiges that can be visited here, making the Sighnaghi perfect for hand-in-hand walks.

Georgia Kakheti Sighnaghi
Sighnaghi, Georgia

Batumi

Batumi sculpture first love
Sculpture “First Love” by Irakli Tsuladze, Batumi

In Batumi, the second largest city in Georgia, almost every other monument is about love. “First Kiss”, Or “Ali and Nino”, for example. Most people that managed to visit these sculptures see them as a representation of pure love, where prejudices and limits do not exist. Of course, beautiful sunsets makes this city a great romantic getaway too.

Tbilisi

If you are considering Georgia as a romantic destination, you must see Tbilisi. The city’s slogan is “the city that loves you”, although there are high chances for you to end up loving it. The best part for a romantic escapade is the old part of Tbilisi, where the architecture is still frozen in time. If you didn’t know the story of Romeo and Juliet, you may very well think that everything took place in Tbilisi, Georgia, and not Italy. Perhaps the stunning balconies and unforgettable architectural details are contributing to this fairy tale décor.

Old Tbilisi balconies
Balconies in old Tbilisi

The “Love Lane” in Tsinandali Estate

The Tsinandali Estate is located in the village that bears the same name, the property belonging once to the Prince Alexander Chavchavadze, the one that brought romanticism into Georgia. The estate contains a gorgeous house, garden, wine cellar, café, and hotel, and houses many events throughout the year. But, the main attraction is the Love Lane. There is a legend saying that if a couple manages to pass this lane while having their eyes shut they will live happily ever after.

Chavchavadze Museum in Tsinandali, Georgia
Chavchavadze Museum in Tsinandali, Georgia

The “Love Hall” in Prometheus Cave

The Prometheus Cave can be found in the Kumistavi village, in the Tskaltubo region. The cave is connected with the legend of Prometheus, a god-hero, and of the Argonauts, but it is also a place to visit due to its natural beauty. Rocks that have strange shapes and unusual reflections and shades made this cave famous. It has a total of 5 halls, the Love Hall being one of these five, each of them having its unique particularities and characteristics.

Prometheus Cave near Kutaisi, Imereti region of Georgia
Prometheus Cave near Kutaisi, Imereti region of Georgia