10 reasons to visit Armenia in spring 2019
Rest in Armenia can be wonderful in any season of the year, but the trip in spring months has its advantages …Let us highlight the main 10 reasons why you should definitely visit this wonderful country of apricots and duduk in spring:
1. Weather in Armenia in spring
As a rule, the warm season in Armenia begins in mid-March. The weather throughout the spring is favorable, which allows you to visit various interesting places, make tours in almost any tourist destinations, as well as enjoy walks in the fresh air.
2. Beautiful nature
Spring is a great time to travel to various regions of Armenia, admiring the beauty of blossoming nature. If you are a photographer looking for beautiful landscapes, trekking in the majestic mountains and dense forests of the country will give you inspiration and a new creative impulse. Also, the waterfalls of Armenia deserve special attention, as they become even more picturesque this season due to the abundance of water.
3. Affordable prices
Spring months are not a hot season for tourists visiting Armenia. In this regard, prices for most tourist services, including accommodation and tours of the country’s attractions, are significantly lower than in summer.
4. Rest in health resorts
As mentioned above, in the spring travel to Armenia is cheaper than at other times of the year. Therefore, this period is perfect for recreation in health resorts in Jermuk, Aghveran and other resorts.
5. Holidays and festivals
From March to May, many international and national holidays are celebrated in Armenia, including the “Women’s Month” (March 8 – April 7), Easter, a wine festival, a dolma festival and other interesting events.
6. Local wine and cognac
As is known, Armenian brandy is the only beverage in the world that has received the right to be called “brandy” from the French creators themselves. Armenian wine also has world fame. Every year, a wine festival is held in Yerevan, at which local producers present their products. In 2019, the festival will take place from 3-4 May.
7. Armenian national dishes
If you have not tried Armenian dolma, then on May 20 you definitely need to be in the village of Hnaberd in Armenia, where a festival will be held, dedicated to this delicious dish. In local restaurants you can taste other national culinary masterpieces. It is also worth visiting the local markets and try the fruits and vegetables of this season.
8. Walking around Yerevan
It is better to spend warm evenings walking through the cozy streets of the capital, and then you can relax in one of the open-air cafes with a cup of coffee or a glass of wine.
9. Museums and exhibitions
In Yerevan and its environs there are museums dedicated to the life and work of prominent Armenian figures – artists, writers, composers, as well as exhibitions that will acquaint you with the history and culture of the country.
10. Excursions to the sights of Armenia
Due to good weather conditions in the spring, almost all the sights of the country are accessible to tourists.