Easy access and great air connectivity: How to travel to Georgia from Europe and the world
Travellers wanting to discover Georgia can benefit from the many international flights allowing for easy and hustle-free travel to ITB Berlin 2023’s official host country
A wide offer of air routes allow for easy access not only to Georgia’s capital city Tbilisi but also to Kutaisi and Batumi.
More than 50 international routes link Georgia to Europe and the Middle East. The country’s third most populated city of Kutaisi is the most connected to both Europe and the Middle East, offering 28 direct flights to the world. There are also an impressive 23 direct flights from Tbilisi to cities such as Amsterdam and Paris.
Kutaisi International Airport
Direct international routes include flights to Berlin, Dortmund, Memmingen, and Munich in Germany; Athens, Barcelona, Larnaca, Milan, Rome and Thessaloniki in Southern Europe; Paris in Western Europe; Gdansk, Krakow, Katowice and Warsaw in Poland; Budapest, Riga, Prague, Tallinn, Vienna and Vilnius in Central and Eastern Europe as well as Minsk and Yaroslavl in Belarus and Russia, and Aktau, Atyrau and Astana in Kazakhstan.The Middle East is also served via Abu Dhabi.
Tbilisi International Airport
A total 23 routes are served to Amsterdam and Paris for Western Europe; Vienna, Warsaw, Kishinev and Riga in Central and Eastern Europe; Aktau, Almaty, Baku, Tashkent and Yerevan in Central Asian countries; Abu Dhabi, Ankara, Antalya, Doha, Dubai, Istanbul, Kuwait, Riyadh, Sharjah, Tehran and Tel Aviv in the Middle-East. And finally, Minsk in Belarus.
Georgia’s second largest city Batumi is connected to the rest of the world via Istanbul, Minsk and Tel Aviv.
International travellers coming to Georgia are able to enjoy the stunning diversity of the country with its majestic mountains and resorts along the Black Sea. They can also learn about one of the world’s oldest cultures, blending together European, Central Asian, Slavic and Latin influences.
What to do in Georgia this summer?
On summer days, most tourists tend to cool down in the mountainous areas of Svaneti, Tusheti, Khevsureti, and Upper Ajara. Hikers can scale Kazbegi, Ushba, and Tetnuldi, while those looking for a totally different experience can wander into the staggering caves of Sataplia, Prometheus, and Tetra. Overall, there are about 30 caves in Georgia, as well as more than 26,000 rivers, many of which are suitable for rafting or kayaking.
Of course, for those looking for a pure seaside holiday, the Black Sea is an ideal summer location with its numerous resorts. Family holidays are also immensely popular at this time of year in Batumi and the surrounding towns and villages.