Armenia is a small but charming country, with a rich and strong culture. Not many other countries have such a long, laced history as Armenia. However, in Armenia tourism is still having its first steps and slowly becoming an increasingly popular destination, with the small but charming nation boasting a rich history.
From stunning hikes amongst beautiful rural monasteries and churches, to visiting a hill of shacks minutes from the capital’s centre, there’s plenty to discover in this little-visited country...
Armenia, which was the first country to declare Christianity as its national religion, boasts some of Europe’s most stunning views, with the peak of Mount Ararat dominating the country’s skyline. The mountain is Armenia’s national symbol despite its peak lying just over the Turkish border and Ararat is considered holy by locals due to its mention in The Bible – it is where Noah’s Ark landed. Armenia is home to countless beautiful monasteries and they are often found in areas of truly outstanding natural beauty.