The Highest Village of Europe – Ushguli
At 2200m Ushguli is the highest
permanently inhabited settlement in
Europe. The village of about 200 people
is located in Upper Svaneti region, at the
foot of Mt. Shkhara (5068m) – one of the
highest summits of the Great Caucasus.
Dotted with medieval Svanetian
watchtowers Ushguli is also a UNESCO
World Heritage Site.