Rich in a multi-millennial history, archaeological and historical sites are numerous in Iran, allowing you to discover a little-known section of world history. A vast country, Iran also offers a large diversity of landscapes and climates, which will satisfy desert lovers and winter sports enthusiasts alike. The list of places to visit is breathtaking and it may frighten you, but don't panic, the solution is just a click away!
Frequent travellers, with a passion for Iran and members of the Evaneos Travel community, share with you their advice and opinions on the different things you can do during your trip. Thus, you'll have all the information at hand to decide what to do during your stay in Iran.
Tehran, the political capital of the country, with its museums and palaces, will no doubt be on your list. Isfahan, one of the historic capitals, will amaze you with its garden city appearance and, without a doubt, it should be one of the must-see places on your trip. If you're interested in discovering Shiite religious culture, your route will take you to Mashhad . Ancient history and culture lovers will head to Shiraz, a city of gardens and poets, located near the famous, ancient site of Persepolis.
To discover Iranian ethnic minorities, head to Tabriz and northwestern Iran, where historically, Azeri and Armenian homes are grouped. To explore Zoroastrianism, a religion with its roots in Iran, head to Yazd, a place which will also delight desert lovers.
Finally, for those who love forests, mountains and winter sports, you'll need to head to the north of the country, to the Alborz and Caspian Sea region.