Rarely visited by modern tourists, the region was well-known to the ancient Greeks. Indeed, legend has it that Jason travelled to Georgia (Ancient Colchis) to seek out the Golden Fleece. Like us, the Argonauts would surely have marvelled at its snow-capped mountain peaks and forested river valleys.
Georgia has an impressive archaeological record, rich in prehistoric monuments, Roman remains and monasteries of the Middle Ages. In addition to Classical sites, we discover Tbilisi ‘city of light’, dramatically-set mountain churches, and the more sobering birthplace of Stalin. Our Guide Lecturer for this tour, Ian Colvin has worked extensively in Georgia and shares his intimate knowledge of the history and culture of the Caucasus.
- Historic Churches
- Ancient Greek
- Special Access
- Low Single Supplement
- Expert Guide Lecturer
- Tour Manager
- Local Travel - Private a/c coach
- Entries & Tips - Entry to all sites in program; tips included
- Field Notes
- Hotels - Accommodation in hand-picked hotels.
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Over 140 Journeys into the Ancient World
At Andante, we are driven by a passion for the past. Founded and run by archaeologists over 30 years ago, Andante remains unique among travel companies... putting archaeology at the heart of everything we do.
However far-flung or close to home the destination, our ethos remains the same: a real holiday, led by an expert guide, where every day is spent in good company, amid beautiful landscapes, immersed in the stuff of past lives...