Cultural Travel - Georgia

    close to people - close to tradition


Once upon the time...

Recommended duration: 1 - 2 weeks


Located at the borderland between Europe and Asia with an ancient history and tradition, Georgia has a rich source of myths and legends. Once upon the time... introduces you to the rich and diversified Georgian history and tradition through the sources of myths and legends. They will make it all come alive as you visit a selection of the most historical places in Georgia. You will also go to Khevsureti, a remote mountain-area in Georgia where you will meet the very specific tradition of myths significant for this area, as it has been preserved for thousands of years. Once upon the time... is dedicated for both individuals and groups.


Learning about Georgian myths and legends

- Meet story-tellers and specialists on Georgian myths and legends

- Experience the myths and legends in their natural environment together with local story-tellers

- Connect specific myths to historical places you will visit

- Seminar with performances, discussions and presentations


Myths and legends are an important part of Georgians approach to own history and tradition. They are a part of Georgian's soul and identity, even in today's modern society. Exploring Georgian myths and legends gives you a unique opportunity to get deeper look into the identity of Georgians.





The Black Sea. Photo: Levan Chkhatarashvili © all rights reserved.


Lomisoba - ancient tradition. Photo: Levan Chkhatarashvili © all rights reserved.