Top 5 most interesting tourist destinations in Armenia
So, you decided to spend your vacation in Armenia! What to do if, besides exploring museums and sights, you just want to relax and fully enjoy the beauty of Armenian nature? Which region of the country to choose in order to provide yourself and your loved ones a good rest and leave with a maximum of positive impressions? In this article you will find answers to all these questions, as well as many more useful information!
Armenia is waiting for a visit!
Despite the fact that Armenia occupies a relatively small territory, the nature of the region is remarkable for its amazing wealth and diversity. In this small country you can find several completely different resort areas, each of which has its own charm and features. Consider the 5 most interesting and popular holiday destinations in Armenia.
Sevan is a resort city located on the shore of the mountain lake Sevan, a real “pearl” of modern Armenia.
The swimming season in Sevan begins approximately from mid-June and lasts until mid-September.
Sevan – resort city
Swimming season in Sevan
On the length of the entire shore of Lake Sevan, you can find beautifully equipped beaches with special areas for active or family holidays.
Equipped beaches in Sevan
Here you will have the opportunity to have fun at the local water park or do summer sports (beach football, volleyball, windsurfing). The clean, fresh water of the lake is rich in various fish, and here you can taste the most delicious freshly prepared Sevan trout.
Dilijan is a resort town located on the Agstev River and surrounded on all sides by the untouched territory of the Dilijan Reserve.
The nature of Dilijan is dense mountain forests, crystal clear air and pleasant coolness, even at the height of summer.
Not far from Dilijan are the famous monastic complexes Haghartsin and Goshavank, whose visits should certainly be included in your summer vacation program.
Jermuk is a high mountain spa resort located in the Vayots Dzor region of Armenia.
The waters of the mineral springs of Jermuk are known for their numerous healing properties. And in a carbonated form, the water “Jermuk” is exported and will certainly be supplied to any Armenian table.
Mineral Waters of Jermuk
The nature of Jermuk is very picturesque, here you can find green alpine meadows and steep, sheer cliffs, as well as admire several beautiful waterfalls.
Tsakhkadzor is perhaps the most famous of the Armenian resorts, which is equally popular both in summer and in winter.
In the cold season, Tsakhkadzor is a real paradise for lovers of alpine skiing, snowboarding and other winter sports.
Tsakhkadzor – a paradise for lovers of skiing
Here there are all conditions for active winter recreation, such as specially equipped snow slopes, descents, as well as a cable car.
Cableway in Tsakhkadzor
In summer, the nature of Tsakhkadzor pleases with life-giving coolness, healing mountain air and the incredible riot of colors of flowering vegetation, it’s not for nothing that the name of the resort is translated as “gorge of flowers”.
Is it possible to fully relax, having a holiday in the city? Yerevan is the city that will allow you to answer the question in the affirmative! If you are tired of the hustle and bustle of a large metropolis, then the unhurried pace of life in Yerevan with the habit of enjoying every moment lived from the heart – this is exactly what you need.
In the afternoon, you can visit various museums, or have fun in the water park, and in the evening, walk around the souvenir shops and shops of Northern Avenue, admire the show of “singing” fountains in the central square or have a cup of flavored black coffee in one of the cozy open-air cafes.
North Avenue of Yerevan
Show of “singing” fountains in Yerevan
In addition, in Yerevan you can find many options for country excursions and visits to the most interesting sights of Armenia.