The wonderful nature of Armenia is endowed with unique beauty in winter. Winters in Armenia are snowy but mild. New Year is the best time to get acquainted with the traditions, enjoy the hospitality of the locals and of course try Armenian cuisine. Armenians are always happy to welcome guests. New Year is celebrated here in a special way. Events are held in all cities in December-January, the streets are decorated. Visitors will be able to take part in Armenian national celebrations, such as “Tyarnendaraj”, when the future couple jumps over the fire to strengthen their union. Another celebration is “St. Sargis Day” – Armenian way of “Valentine’s Day”.
The winter weather in Armenia is favorable for walks. You can start your winter vacation in the capital city. The main skating rink of the country is located in the heart of the capital. Another skating rink is located in K. Demirchyan Sports and Concert Complex. Yerevan offers a lots of modern, traditional and cozy restaurants, bars, cafes, where you can taste traditional Armenian and international dishes.
You can enjoy an unforgettable vacation in Yerevan, Tsakhkadzor, Dilijan, Jermuk, Sevan and other beautiful places of Armenia. If you love active recreation, you can visit the ski resorts: Tsakhkadzor, Sevan and Jermuk. These resorts provide everything a vacationer needs. Ski resorts have high-quality skating rinks, skiing and other equipment rental services, hotels, restaurants, cafes, and even skating schools.