Travel across Azerbaijan, Georgia and Armenia, three distinct countries of the South Caucasus, wedged in between Europe, Asia and the Middle East, and nestled in between the Black and Caspian seas. Explore their natural beauty and cultural riches to discover a complex mix of religion, art and architecture.

At a Glance

  • Witness dynamic landscapes ranging from rugged mountains and snow-capped peaks to lush valleys, lakes and semi-arid deserts
  • Enjoy the treasures of Caucasian archaeology, and unearth a wealth of art, history and culture in the region’s museums and galleries
  • Discover 12th-century frescoes in an impressive monastic cave complex, explore the remains of a medieval castle and visit sites of ancient petroglyphs
  • Wander through Persian palaces and mosques at the western edge of the Silk Road
  • Visit the region where grapes were first fermented into wine 8,000 years ago

Ruled for centuries by great empires, the peoples of the Caucasus have proudly held onto their own unique traditions, inspiring the imagination of travellers for centuries.

Explore the old palaces, mosques and markets of Azerbaijan, wander the galleries and museums of Georgia and discover the sacred Byzantine monasteries and churches of Armenia.

Visit the three present-day capitals of Baku, Tbilisi and Yerevan to enjoy a fascinating blend of ancient tradition and contemporary cosmopolitan life.

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This tour is part of the World Art Tours program organised by the Art Gallery Society of NSW in partnership with Renaissance Tours.


May 2025 (20 days)

Tour leader

Iain Shearer

Tour Status

On request

More Details

Tour code: AG2511

Fitness level: Above Moderate
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