8 days in Lori Province Itinerary

8 days in Lori Province Itinerary

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Alaverdi — 7 nights

Alaverdi, is a town in the Lori Province at the northeastern part of Armenia, near the border with Georgia. Explore Alaverdi's surroundings by going to Akhtala Monastery (in Akhtala), Stepanavan (House Museum of Stepan Shahumyan, Dzoraget River, &more) and Haghpat Monastery (in Haghpat). There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of Mikoyan Brothers Museum, explore the ancient world of Sanahin Bridge, examine the collection at Hovhannes Tumanyan House-Museum, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Nicholas.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Alaverdi tour itinerary app.

Yerevan to Alaverdi is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Armenia Standard Time to Turkey Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Yerevan in July, expect Alaverdi to be slightly colder, temps between 32°C and 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to drive back home.
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Lori Province travel guide

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Lori, is a province of Armenia. It is located in the north of the country, bordering Georgia. Vanadzor is the capital and largest city of the province. Other important towns include Stepanavan, Alaverdi, and Spitak. It is home to the UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Haghpat and Sanahin monasteries and the well-preserved Akhtala monastery, where Armenians, Georgians, and Greeks make an annual pilgrimage on September 20–21.The province was heavily damaged during the 1988 Armenian earthquake.The province is served by the Stepanavan Airport.EtymologyThe name Lori first appeared in the 11th century when King David I Anhoghin founded the fortified city of Lori . The fortress-city became the capital of the Kingdom of Tashir-Dzoraget in 1065. The name Lori later spread through the region and replaced the original name of Tashir.

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