Armenia Travel Guide – Expert holiday advice including Yerevan highlights, monasteries, UNESCO World Heritage sites, national parks and the Transcaucasian Trail. Also covering hotels, volunteering, walking, cycling, winter sports, wildlife, Noratus, khackars, Ejmiatsin, Tatev, Geghard, Vayots Dzor , petroglyphs and ancient art, Selim caravanserai.


Armenia has so much to offer visitors. It will never become a mainstream tourist destination like Mallorca or Florida but few visitors to Armenia leave disappointed, apart from wishing that they had had more time in the country. Steeped in history and rich with stunning scenery, Armenia is a captivating country. Discover ancient monasteries above…

Armenia’s unmissable monasteries

Armenia has a wealth of monasteries – here’s our hitlist of what not to miss.

Chess in Armenia

For a small country of only three million inhabitants, Armenia has a remarkably high standing in the world of chess.

Armenian churches

As author Deirdre Holding explains, Armenia’s long Christian history means that the country has a wealth of ancient churches and monasteries, many of which are highlights of any trip to Armenia.