Winter season opens in high mountainous Mestia this weekend

Mount Ushba in Georgia's north-west Svaneti region. Photo: N. Alavidze/, 18 Dec 2018 - 13:15, Tbilisi,Georgia

The winter season will open this weekend in Georgia’s highland region of Svaneti and in its central town of Mestia, so get out your jackets, put on your gloves and get out there to experience an unforgettable winter adventure.

The Georgian National Tourism Administration has announced ‘numerous attractions’ that await winter enthusiasts this weekend in Mestia.

On December 22 the snow season will open with outdoor exhibitions at 15:00 in Mestia, where ice sculptures, a photo zone and Christmas market will also be available to guests. 

An hour later, a drum show will be held, followed by a fire show at 17:00.

Georgian famous singer Stefane will take the stage with a DJ at 18:00 and finally the snow season opening ceremony will be ended with a large firework display. 

The snow season is also planned to be opened in Goderdzi, the newest of the country’s four winter resorts on the slopes of the mountainous Adjara region.