Discover the heart of the Eurasian region - Armenia. “A land of mysticism that will at once capture your imagination, evoking past centuries while awakening your senses to the present.” A country full of magical history, rich cultural heritage, ancient monasteries and rolling vineyards. The tranquil countryside offers amazing opportunities for a wide range of outdoor activities and numerous breath-taking vistas.
Armenia is known as the First Christian country and the land of biblical Noah, which is why a significant part of its cultural heritage sites are various religious monuments such as the majestic Geghard Monastery, mystic Noravank and the ancient Garni Temple. Immerse yourself into the mystery of the so-called “Armenian Stonehenge” Zorats Karer, which literally means "warrior stones". Explore the country’s ancient caves and dive into the universe’s greatest secrets through several authentic astronomy sites.
Go off the beaten path and enjoy Armenia’s marvelous nature in the unspoiled Shikahogh State Reserve or the Dilijan national park. Free your adventure spirit and go horseback riding, mountain climbing, paragliding, hot air ballooning or zip lining. The country is also famous as a winter wonderland for ski and snowboard enthusiasts with Tsaghkadzor resort being one of the most affordable in Europe. The capital and largest city is Yerevan, “the city of Cafes”, a popular food destination which outlines Armenia’s diverse traditional cuisine.
Currency: £1 = 592 AMD (Armenian Dram)
Major languages: Armenian, Russian