Reasons why you should visit Lori

Get the Best Experiences in Lori

Looking for adventurous days, good places to eat, or perhaps just in search of unusual places? Well helpfully, you’ve come to the right place. From Shamam’s Macarons café to a Cave Museum-Restaurant in Mendz Er, from cooking classes at Noorik to breadmaking at Iris, and from Boo mountain biking to horseback riding and “zilling” (you don’t know what “zilling” is? Checkout the link below) we’ve got the lot. Simply put? The VERY best things to do in Lori.

If it’s worth seeing, we have it

Find out the best happenings, places to visit, dine or get fit in Vanadzor, Lori. Check out events and places in Lori that are unique and most exciting. 

You think you “been there, done that” when it comes to Armenia? Think again. Armenia, and its Lori Region, are full of secret spots for you to explore, if you need inspiration.

If you are looking for something a little more unusual to occupy your time, this is what we have for you. Check out these exiting things to do in Lori.

Best things to do in Lori

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Discover the Lori Region with our list of the best things to do and see, for visitors and locals alike.

There’s always a lot to do in Lori, but the beautiful winter season opens up a brand new side to the Region. Explore it with our guide and find out over 90 places to go, see and enjoy.

Popular day trips to Lori

Looking to escape Yerevan and find some day trips? You’re in luck –Lori has some incredible day trip destinations to offer to you.

In just a short drive, you can find yourself in front of some picturesque sites, historic places, monuments, and beautiful landscapes. Whether you want the countryside, mountains, forests, villages or the chance to experience another city’s highlights, you’ll have plenty of choices. If you have a day or two to spare, why not put it to good use in Lori?

Best places to eat in Lori: Our editors’ favorites right now

The originality of Lori is also manifested in its cuisine. From the classics to the most unusual dishes, here are the best places to eat in Lori as reviewed by Armenia Journey Guide editors.

Lori’s traditional cuisine, while preserving the traditions of Armenian cuisine, also has some peculiarities. Here are some of the dishes to know about before you start your trip to Lori, so that you know what to look for when you visit some of the places to eat.

Explore the most exciting options at Carahunj, Maran and Qefo. Tufenkyan Dzoraget also has a restaurant worth visiting. They offer wonderful local and Armenian dishes according to old preserved recipes.

Where to stay in Lori

Lori offers a big variety of accommodation – in Vanadzor, Alaverdy and other cities and villages. Starting with the five-star Tufenkian Dzoraget in Alaverdy and newly opened luxury Forest hotel in Vanadzor to the cozy bed and breakfasts, such as MagHay and Iris, you will feel comfortable and most taken care of in Lori.