Signagi is a town in Kakheti, 75 km east from Tbilisi. Although it is one of Georgia’s smallest towns, which serves as a popular tourist destination due to its location at the heart of Georgia’s wine-growing region, its picturesque landscapes, pastel houses with wooden fretwork balconies, and narrow, cobblestone streets.
Located on a steep hill, this amazing town overlooks the vast Alazani Valley, with the Caucasus Mountains visible at a distance. The town is surrounded by the remnants of 18th-century fortifications with the length of about 5 kilometers and 23 towers.
Other highlights of this town are two Georgian Orthodox churches in the town itself – St. George and St. Stephen churches.
The Bodbe convent and St. Nino spring is also near the city (2km). It’s important place for pilgrims for St.Nino’s grave who converted Georgia to Christianity in the 4th century.
The local Ethnographic and Archaeological Museum dating from the 1950s was upgraded and developed into a modern-standard exhibition – Signagi Museum – in 2007.
This small Georgian town is known as a “City of Lovers” town with a wedding house where one can marry anytime of the day.
You will find many cozy places, hotels and hostels to your taste, street cafes and restaurants, where you can try the homemade Kakhetian wines.
Signagi can be visited at any season – even in sunny days of winter you will admire looking at snow-capped summits walking on the Signagi wall.