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Capital:   Yerevan
Currency:   Armenian dram
Time Zone:   GMT + 4
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If you're looking for souvenirs to bring back from Armenia, I'd recommend bartering for hand-made jewellery, obsidian chess sets, carpets, abstract paintings etc at Vernissage in Yerevan - it's a huge weekend open-air flea market, centrally located on Pavstos Biuzand Boulevard - just follow the crowds!
The Monastery of Tatev, Armenia
 
The old Monastery of Geghard, Armenia
 
Mount Ararat, Armenia
 

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Armenia holidays aren't an obvious choice when planning your next adventure, but this landlocked Caucasian country delights all those who make the journey there. Armenia is home to a cosmopolitan capital city, Yerevan, windswept mountains, timeless villages occupied by shepherds and a wealth of monasteries and churches.

Yerevan may still have some landmark Soviet-era monuments, but nowadays the city has more of a Mediterranean feel with its café culture where you will find yourself lingering for hours over a coffee.
 

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Early Christian influences and the impact of centuries of Ottoman and Persian occupation are evident in the plethora of stone churches hidden in verdant gorges and medieval monasteries and fortresses pepper the countryside. Be intrigued by monasteries precariously perched high up in lofty gorges, such as Noravank, 1st century Garni Temple, which dominates the valley below from its advantageous position, or Geghard monastery, cut into the side of a cliff.
 

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While on your Armenia holidays make sure you spend time at Lake Sevan and taste the trout from its clear alpine waters. Wander through the field of khachkars at Noraduz, hundreds of cross-stone memorials, and pay a visit to Armenia's Stonehenge at Karahunge.

Don't leave the country without tasting the brandy, claimed to be a favourite tipple of Winston Churchill.

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Highlights of Armenia Group Tour
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Armenia, the first country in the world to adopt Christianity as its state religion, is peppered with monasteries, temples and...
  • Group Tours
From £580 per adult
6 Day Tour
Yerevan City Breaks
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Yerevan City BreaksClick here for a full list of Yerevan city break hotels 
  • City Breaks
  • Tailor-Made
From £705 per adult
4 Day Tour
Suggested Itinerary
Flights included
Essential Armenia
ArmeniaArmenia
 Armenia is a beautiful country with stunning, contrasting landscapes; in the north, stone churches lie hidden in luxuriant...
  • Tailor-Made
From £1845 per adult
9 Day Tour
Suggested Itinerary
Flights included
Discover Armenia & Georgia
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Discover the treasures of two of the Caucasus republics on this private tour from the fashionable boulevards of Yerevan to the...
  • Tailor-Made
From £2470 per adult
11 Day Tour
Suggested Itinerary
Flights included