An explosion of flavour, Kutaisi is Georgia’s hidden gem waiting to be uncovered. Feed your cultural appetite and book cheap flights to Kutaisi for an unforgettable eastern adventure.
While away the days meandering along the Rioni river banks, lose yourself amidst the cobbled streets of the old town and marvel at ancient churches, stunning natural parks and enchanting caves as old as time.
When to book cheap flights to Kutaisi
Escape the stifling heat of summer and the extreme freeze over in winter and fly to Kutaisi from April to June or September to November. Influenced by the Caucasus Mountains and Black Sea, Kutaisi’s climate is diverse, experiencing extremes on either end of the weather chart. Heading to the city in the autumn months is a perfect idea as you’ll find plenty of cheap flights to Kutaisi and accommodation prices will be at their lowest. Catch the beginning of the summer season when the streets are only beginning to heat up and fly to Kutaisi ahead of the curve in late spring.
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What to see in Kutaisi
Buried beneath centuries of history, Kutaisi is a treasure trove of cultural landmarks to explore. Book flights to Kutaisi and surprise yourself with the delights of the city and surrounding Imereti region.
A charming mismatch of styles and landscapes, this interesting city is packed to the rafters with must-see attractions so wear comfy shoes and hit the pebbly streets as soon as you land. Travel through time and visit the dinosaur footprints and hidden caves of Prometheus or take a walk on the wild side and spend the afternoon hiking in the Sataplia Natural Reserve. Discover the city’s past inside Bagrati Cathedral, Gelati Monastery, Historical Museum, Khareba Church and the futuristic Parliament Building. Stop by the iconic Colkhis Fountain and hide away from the busy main streets in the Kutaisi Botanical Gardens.
Take a breather and spend a few days exploring the surrounding region and its many vineyards when you book cheap flights to Kutaisi. Famed for being the cradle of wine, Georgia’s grapes are next to none. Sip on a glass of vino in the late summer sun and watch the light fade across the mountains that back the Baghdati village.
Getting around Kutaisi
For the most part, walking is your best bet when trying to navigate the city centre. Stroll along the ancient streets popping in and out of local shops and cafés as you go. If you fancy giving our feet a rest, hop on the No.1 City bus which links the main square with the train and bus stations. Book tours to see the monasteries in the mountains for easy access and see a few in one round trip.
Venture a bit further from the tourist attractions of the city centre and hire a car using Ryanair Car Hire to explore the region more comfortably. Set the wheels in motion when you book flights to Kutaisi by reserving your car on the app – it’ll be ready and waiting for you the minute you step off the runway.
What to eat in Kutaisi
Home to one of the most underrated cuisines in the world, Georgian food is a tantalising experience for all your senses. Influenced by the flavours of the Med as well as Greece, locals express their culture through cooking – the khachapuri (cheese stuffed bread) alone is worth taking time to book flights to Kutaisi.
Tuck in to rich combinations of spices and herbs and wash it all down with a glass of the local specialty white wine. Whether you’re a foodie or just plain hungry, the choice of restaurants will keep you and your stomach entertained for the entirety of your trip. Be adventurous, try something new and make the most of your cheap flights to Kutaisi.