Reasons to have destination wedding in Georgia
Tired of standard photos and all the same sandy beaches, medieval castles and luxury ballrooms? Let me give you an idea about a country called Georgia.
Located on the shore of Black Sea and mountains of Great Caucasus Georgia is a hidden gem for destination weddings. This small and ancient country is the motherland of wine and metal works. It has it's own unique language and alphabet among other 16 in the World. And it has it's biggest treasure - untouched nature.
Here are 12 reasons to plan you wedding in Georgia.
It’s amazing how in such a small country high mountains and valleys in between them, dense forests and endless steppes, fast mountain rivers and crystal clear lakes perfectly neighbor with each other. You can drive for hours and get astonished again and again at the variety of local landscapes, while Georgia will continue to lure you with each new bend of the road. Here is the wind will gently comb your hair, the sun will fondly kiss your forehead lacking of sunlight for a long time, while yummy and clean air will fill your already happy heart!
Local traditions of welcoming guests have become legends long time ago. The reason is that every guest in Georgia is believed to be a gift from God. So if you ask how to find anything you won’t be just driven to the appropriate destination, but also invited to visit the family of your new acquaintance, where the table will be already set and friends gathered in order to honor the dear guest. So that Georgia is a place where locals are looking forward to welcome you and your friends; it’s a country where you will feel at home and which you will not want to leave.
Georgians were the first in the world who started making wine 8,000 years ago. Kakhetian technology of making wine in large clay pots – kvevri – is included in the List of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO. But this is not the main point. The key thing is that Georgian wine is the quintessence of the country to say the least. There is so much sun, taste, freedom, childish good heart and warmth in this wine. Each sip makes you kinder, wiser and a little more romantic. You would like to savor the taste, to wine your guests, to take it away home at the end of the day. It is impossible to imagine any wedding in Georgia without this life-giving drink. Even more so to imagine yours.
Since we are talking about the wine it is impossible to keep silent about the Georgian cuisine. It’s perhaps the most important attraction of the country. As far as traditional feast is an essential element of the local culture, the Georgian cuisine have to correspond to the highest level of cooking. Is it possible that the guest is leaving house hungry or dissatisfied? Of course not, so Georgians for many centuries have been making their kitchen not just delicious, but truly original and varied. Georgian cuisine has absorbed the best culinary traditions of the Caucasus, Asia and the Middle East nations. Moreover, it is capable to surprise not only meat eaters but vegetarians as well. Such dishes as pkhali, lobio, lobiani, rolls of eggplant with nuts deserve a special notice of them for sure. This list can be long, but it’s better just to come and try it!
Georgian choral singing and national dances have gone far beyond Georgia. Ballet Sukhishvili draw big audience throughout the world, UNESCO declared the Georgian polyphonic singing a Masterpiece of the Oral and Intangible Heritage, and sent it into space as a gift to other civilizations. People of different ages and nationalities rejoice, feel sad and dream to Nino Katamadze music for many years already while younger generation is learning unpronounceable words of poignant songs of Georgian band Mgzavrebi. And all these may become exciting orchestra of the most important day of your live, discovering new depths of your guests’ souls.
Easy registration of official marriage in Georgia
You don’t need to come to Georgia in advance in order to apply for marriage registration. Our wedding agent will do it for you while the state registrar will be ready to travel to any desirable place in the country to hold a wedding ceremony. And in Sighnaghi city it’s possible to register a civil marriage even without prior application. In both cases, 4 days after the official marriage we will send you translated marriage certificate with apostille which you need to legalize in public body of your country.
For many countries of moderate climate it’s true challenge to get lucky with weather for wedding day. It’s often rainy in summer, snow in the winter has become rarity, mellow autumn passes too fast or cherry trees in spring begin to bloom later than you planned. Due to the reliable protection of the Caucasus mountain range from the north of Georgia seasons here are classic. The only one exception is summer lasting for 5 months :) But as for rest you can count on snow in the mountains in winter time, on a beautiful gentle Indian autumn and of course on the magical summer. There are more than 280 sunny days per year, isn’t it a reason to plan wedding in Georgia?
Wedding is a very romantic event, but not the last role in decision making regarding where and how to celebrate it price is playing. And here we can definitely please you: Georgia is developing country with a relatively young economy, which provides a enjoyable level of prices for goods and services. If you rely on the professionals you will be pleasantly surprised with the final value for the money of wedding services.
Historically Georgia has always been not only at the intersection of trade routes but always in the center of historical events. Persians, Turks, Jews, Russians and tradespeople of Central Asia have need trading there for centuries. Along with that Georgia used to be under the control of the Ottoman, Persian and Russian empires at different times. The ups and downs of history have taught Georgians to respect the various cultures and nations. There are still mosque, a synagogue and a Christian church located on the same square and peacefully coexisting with each other. Therefore no matter what confession you belong to, Georgia will welcome you in accordance with traditions and customs of your culture.