Armenian winter recreational activities


On December 21-22, the Tourism Committee of the Ministry of Economy of Armenia organized a cognitive visit for about two dozen local media representatives to reveal and present Armenia’s winter tourism potential. Day one: “Armenian Siberia” The first stop was in Ashotsk, at the Mikayelyan Ski Center, which was built with EU funding. The ski center is right next to the racetrack. It is very compact and comfortable; it consists of several halls – 4 bedrooms, which can accommodate 14-15 athletes, а kitchen, and а restroom. The furnishing is very…

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Exploring Province of Lori, Armenia


When planning your itinerary to Armenia, make sure to include Lori Province in your list. Located in the northern part of Armenia, Lori is the largest region of the country. With its tall mountains, lush forests, green landscapes and ancient monasteries, Lori province has a great variety of attractions in that are in the list of UNESCO’s World Heritage. Things to Do/See in Lori Province 1: Visit Sanahit and Haghpat Visiting the historical sights of Lori is a must for travelers who enjoys history and architecture. A huge number of…

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Feast of St. Sarkis the Captain

Valentine's Day

Love is one of the most beautiful feelings that one can experience, and this is the reason why there is a special day on the calendar when the entire world celebrates the holiday dedicated to the patron of romance and love. Armenia is not an exception either, but unlike all the other countries, our patron of love and youth is not well-known St. Valentine but St. Sarkis the Captain. Who is Saint Sarkis the Captain? Saint Sarkis is one of the most beloved saints among the Armenians. He and his…

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10 Must-do Adventure Activities in Armenia

Extreme tours in Armenia

Nowadays adventure tourism in Armenia is developing at a fast pace. Armenia is mostly mountainous. It is rich in exotic destinations and fascinating routes to explore. If you’re ready to test your courage and capabilities, there are many adventure activities in Armenia scattered throughout its area. The top things to do in Armenia are ski sports, trekking, paragliding, snowboarding, mountaineering, rock climbing Jeep tours and others. In 2011 the popular magazine “National Geographic Traveler” placed Armenia among the top 3 destinations for adventure tourism based on the international polling. The…

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The places where you can watch a movie in Yerevan

Moscow cinema

For every tripper who goes to a city for a vacation, it’s essential to verify places that can enliven your rest. One of the most requisite sites where viators can resort is the picture theater.  Currently, five movie houses function in Yerevan: two picture theaters are located in shopping centers. We propose you valuable info about movie houses in Yerevan. Where to watch motion pictures in Armenia Moscow Cinema Moscow is one of the oldest picture theaters built in 1936 in Yerevan on Abovyan Street.  Now there are four halls in the movie house (red,…

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5 Things to do During Winter in Armenia

Looking for some bright adventures for your winter holidays? Then we are offering you some winter attractions and at least 5 activities that you should be part of. There are so many amazing places to visit in Armenia; Dilijan, Gyumri, Sevan, Kapan and other cities. During the wintertime, the temperature ranges from -15C (5F) in the mountainous regions to -4C (39,2F) in the pale regions. There is plenty of snow and it’s way too chilly as well. Pack your suitcase with some warm clothes, buy a ticket to Yerevan, rent…

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Armenian National Winter Soup: Khash

Can you imagine leaving Italy without tasting famous Italian pasta and pizza. No?! The same is with Armenian Khash. Starting from early September, Armenians begin to remind each other that the season of Khash is already open and it’s time to gather around the winter soup. If you ask Armenians the best time for tasting Khash, probably everyone will reply “all months, the names of which contain letter ‘R’”; it means that you can eat khash starting from September till April. These are chilled and wintery months in Armenia. Origins…

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