Many tourists prefer to travel to Armenia in February. The country is rich in cultural and historical attractions, picturesque places, as well as health resorts that will make the trip fascinating and memorable.
Places to visit in Armenia in February
Due to good weather conditions, vacation in Armenia is relevant at any time of the year. Even in the cold season of the month tourists have the opportunity to go on various tours both in the capital and in its environs, make pleasant walks around the city and excursions to numerous museums, exhibitions and other interesting places to visit in Armenia.
It is recommended to visit the main historical monuments during the trip around the country in February in 2018. First of all it is the Institute of Ancient Manuscripts Matenadaran where the rarest ancient artifacts are presented including the smallest and largest books in the world, the Erebuni fortress built in the 8th century BC, the Echmiadzin Cathedral, the only Hellenistic monument architecture which was preserved on the territory of Armenia pagan temple of Garni, as well as the monastery complex Geghard partially carved in the rock and other unique places to visit.
Along with cognitive excursions various modern entertainment awaits tourists in Armenia. In addition to cultural and entertainment events it is worthwhile to make a gastronomic tour and taste culinary masterpieces of local national cuisine.
Weather in Armenia in February
One of the reasons for the popularity of travel in Armenia it is that the holiday season lasts throughout the year. There is a moderate low-snow weather in February and the air temperature is about -1°C – -3°C in the daytime. In 2018 the weather in this month will be surprisingly warm.
Holidays and events in February
February is the world’s most romantic time of the year. This month is especially noteworthy in Armenia where along with the popular Valentine’s Day celebrated on February 14 it is customary to celebrate the local traditional Trndez holiday during which lovers in addition to exchanging gifts and confessions jump over a fire to strengthen their union.
Another significant event in Armenia in February is the Book Donation Day. The date for the celebration of this event is chosen on the grounds that the birthday of the great Armenian writer and poet Hovhannes Tumanyan is also celebrated on February 19. Literary events, meetings and public readings are organized on this day in Armenia and local people give each other books as a gift.
Tourist destinations, tours and excursions
Climatic conditions in February 2018 allow to organize holidays in any tourist destinations including both exciting adventure tours and trips to the sanatoriums of Armenia. Those who prefer active winter rest can make a tour to one of the local ski resorts located in Tsakhkadzor, Sevan or Jermuk. A variety of tourist destinations can satisfy all the wishes of tourists with any preferences. Guests of the country will appreciate the advantageous combination of high-quality recreation and reasonable prices for all types of services. This is evidenced by the numerous positive feedbacks of those who have already visited miraculous Armenia.