EXPERIENCE AZERBAIJAN

Combining the charms of both Europe and Asia, Azerbaijan is a country of surprising contrasts,
fine hospitability and epic landscapes


Azerbaijan is a land of many extraordinary revelations. An Eastern country with a Western outlook, it has been at the crossroads of culture for millennia and boasts a history woven together by the fascinating tales of travellers passing through the Great Silk Road.
Combining the charms of both Europe and Asia, Azerbaijan’s many contrasts are beautifully intertwined and evident throughout the country. From historic and traditional experiences to modern-day escapades, there are countless paths that each lead to untold tales and adventure. 

 

 


The architecture of Azerbaijan is extremely varied, with structures from the medieval period blending seamlessly with remarkable 21st-century masterpieces.
The Maiden Tower is a Baku landmark, a much-loved symbol of the city and of Azerbaijan. The origins of the tower are shrouded in mystery. Dominating Baku’s 21st-century skyline, the Heydar Aliyev Centre was designed by Zaha Hadid and is noted for its flowing, curved style that eschews sharp angles. The building houses a conference hall, a gallery hall and a museum and won the London Design Museum award in 2014. ​​​​

 

 


Azerbaijan’s charming and multi-faceted personality makes visiting the country an unforgettable journey. With its combination of antiquity and novelty, diverse landscape, fine cuisine, modern architecture and rich medieval history, Azerbaijan caters to every kind of traveller.
It is a true amalgamation of the East and West and a kaleidoscope of amazing experiences. The country is a constantly evolving tapestry of life and energy. From Baku’s modern Flame Towers to the depths of the medieval UNESCO World Heritage site, there’s something for everyone in Azerbaijan.​​​​​

 

 


Azerbaijani cuisine is a spectacular fusion of flavours whisked together by the different cultures that once travelled along the Great Silk Road. The country’s unique geography and diverse climate have also enriched its produce, which includes the most delicious fruits and vegetables, nuts and honey, juices and sweets. A separate chapter in this vibrant culinary scene is Azerbaijani wine. Winemaking traditions in Azerbaijan is considered one of the oldest ones in the world.

 

 


Azerbaijan has the perfect landscape for every kind of holiday you can think of. Home to nine of the world’s 11 climate zones, its landscape is a mix of mountains, forests, beaches and steppes, allowing tourists to enjoy the most diverse and memorable experiences.
With mountains accounting for over 60 per cent of Azerbaijan’s total area, visitors can enjoy memorable moments hiking through the stunning landscape. In the warmer months especially, they can enjoy the spectacular scenery while trekking through timeless villages in untouched areas of the Caucasus Mountains.​​​​​

 

 


Tourists can look forward to an unforgettable journey of discovery in a safe environment, starting with a warm welcome by friendly locals and culminating with experiences that meet all types of curiosity and expectations. 
The country has more than 500 kilometres of coastline along the Caspian Sea. In winter, Azerbaijan’s mountains are irresistible for skiing enthusiasts. Breathtakingly beautiful, they are home to state-of-the-art ski resorts with well-prepared slopes and first-class amenities. The dramatic landscapes make ski trips here unforgettable, while non-skiers can opt for numerous other activities such as riding a snowmobile, ziplining or snow tubing.

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