Akhaltsikhe is situated about 95 miles (153 kilometers) west of the national capital Tbilisi.
When it comes to getting the most from your holiday, it's worth remembering that Akhaltsikhe is merely just the start; Georgia features an abundance of scenic delights. You'll find Vardzia, 25 miles (40 kilometers) to the south, and Kutaisi 45 miles (72 kilometers) to the south.
A useful technique to learn about an area is by researching its history. While in Georgia, be sure to stop by the area's castles. For a low-cost outdoors activity that everyone will like, be sure to head to the region's open-air museums.
If you are in the area in the colder months, enjoy some of the local wintersports like skiing and snowboarding. These are available in the region. Do something you'll never forget while you are here. Connect with the daredevil within and try paragliding!
The food enjoyed by locals is an important part of any area and a great way to get to know somewhere. Cheese and also beans are used in local meals in this area. Fruit cobblers (dumpling) and brunswick stew are some popular regional treats to taste. Georgia dishes such as berries are also a good thing to try. The bars in this region just about always serve Argo, so be sure to try one if you enjoy quality beer. Appreciate a Alazani or Akhasheni. Both of these delicious. To enjoy with a meal. To finish your meal, try a tea. It is a frequently consumed non-alcoholic beverage here.
At the end of your visit to Georgia, keep in mind that you can always come back. As good hosts like to say: Once a guest, a friend forever.