Armenia

Armenia will impress you with its long history, unique monuments and diverse culture. Let yourself be enchanted by the original landscape and warm inhabitants.

Why travel to Armenia?

If you love nature, history and culture, Armenia is for you. The country has little tourist infrastructure and is a real adventure for intrepid travelers. Get off the beaten path and discover breathtaking nature, lively cities and make friends with the open-minded locals.

Food

Armenian cuisine is known for its rich variety of spices and flavors. The favorite food is meat - grilled, fried or baked. But don't worry, even as a vegetarian you can taste your way through the many meatless dishes. Did you know that Armenia is considered one of the countries of origin of wine growing? Besides the world-famous cognac, you should not miss a wine tasting!

Culture

A country between Orient and Occident, which is strongly influenced by the Christian faith. The faith is a significant part of the identity and social structure. The family and old traditions take a high place in the culture. Even today, Armenians love to perform their traditional folk dances and celebrate ancient festivals. 

People

Armenians will enchant you with their open and hospitable nature, for which they are known everywhere. Around three million people live in this vast country. Even in the rural areas, you will be welcomed with open arms everywhere, despite the language barrier.

Nature

Beautiful landscapes dotted with ancient monasteries and flowery meadows, small villages and the traces of ancient civilizations. All this and much more is waiting for you to discover. Due to its location on the southern Caucasus, there are seven geographical zones, from deserts to green meadows and alpine landscapes. Armenia does not have access to the sea, but it does have the largest high mountain lake in the world, Lake Swan.

National language of Armenia

Armenian

Currency of Armenia

Dram (1€ ≈ 625 Dram)

How do I say thank you in Armenia?

Shnorhakalut'yun

Time zone of Armenia

The time difference with Central Europe is 2 hours in summer and 3 hours in winter.

Best time to travel to Armenia

May till October

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