Spring in Armenia is memorable. And you want to know why?
So… You have decided to travel to Armenia. You want to do it in spring. Great!
Wonderful green season of blossoming. Snowflakes, roses, poppy, wildflowers, apricots (not the fruits, but white beautiful flowers), cherry flowers pink… By the way, apricot is a sacred fruit for Armenians. In fact, evidence of apricots in Armenia far predates Pliny. But apricot pits have been excavated near Garni and Yerevan dating back 6,000 years: “We can see the cultivation of apricots in Armenia is 2000 years older than China”.
The weather is perfect for traveling. The sun shines and people smile. Sometimes it might rain but the weather is mild. The rain accompanies by a rainbow. So, you can enjoy your spring day greatly. It is a pleasure!
In April Armenia celebrates Easter! The holiday of the soul… Resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ. Armenia is the first country which adopted Christianity as the official religion. It was in 301. Churches are crowded, the weeks towards Easter. A week before Church celebrates “Tsakhkazard“, Plum Sunday.
The month of March is dedicated to women: special women’s holiday. Women get so many flowers. You can even see young men walking and giving flowers to all women they see outside. It is only in Armenia. You should be here to feel it too.
Spring is the season of victories in the country. May 9 is the holiday of all Armenia. And in May you must visit Sardarapat. The museum in Sardarapat is most visited during Armenia’s Independence in May. Sardarapat – a Battle Museum commemorates the Armenian Victory over a Turkish army, May 20- 22, 1918. The monument is guarded by Assyrian- style winged lions and is flanked by a memorial garden. May 28 is marked as the Anniversary of the first republic of Armenia. You feel proud to celebrate such remarkable holidays with Armenians.
Wine days in Armenia. These are special events held allover the country, including Yerevan, the Capital. You can taste it, buy it for your relatives and simply enjoy celebrating such a nice holiday in Armenia.
It is the season of adventures too. Zip-line, paragliding.Everything you would like to do… You can make your dreams come true… New feelings, new motions, changes in your life.
So, go ahead! Spring is in Armenia. And where are you?