A small nation in the Armenian Highlands with a history that spans millennia, Armenia is home to the world’s oldest discovered winery and Paleolithic sites that attest to the complexity and duration of human existence. Armenian cultural heritage is part of our global history, and is alive today with dynamic craft traditions, music and dance festivals, and, of course, delicious cuisine.
Fill your journey with unique experiences and explore Armenia’s rich cultural heritage. With local artisans, you will learn how to carve cross-stones, weave rugs and embroider intricate patterns. Winemakers will chronicle for you some 6,000 years of winemaking history and offer you their best wines to taste. You will find new ways to discover iconic monasteries and museum artifacts with local guides. And, of course, partake in one of the many celebrations at Armenia’s festivals and gastro experiences.
Learn more about Armenia’s living cultural heritage and then explore our experiences by theme or by region. Browse our Buy Local section to see where to find local artisans and their handmade products, so you may take home a piece of Armenia.
All experiences on our website were selected and curated by the My Armenia Program, a collaborative program of the people of Armenia, USAID, and the Smithsonian Institution.