“Azerbaijan” and “sights” are synonymous. The country’s touristic slogan reads: “Azerbaijan – European Charm of the East”.
According to Köppen climate classification, Azerbaijan contains 9 out of the 11 types of climate which attracts a great number of tourists to the country – both those who like skiing and those who prefer travelling around subtropical forests. The country’s climate is ideal for both summer and winter holidays. Rich historical, cultural and natural heritage attracts visitors from all over the world. Virgin countryside, mineral springs, the unique source of therapeutic oil – Naftalan, unique wooden architecture, distinct culture, national cuisine, sandy beaches of the Caspian Sea, climbing routes, and many other attractions help to establish all kinds of tourism in Azerbaijan.
Annually, approximately 1,500,000 tourists come to Azerbaijan.
Most cities have seen centuries of history which is testified to by their sights. That is why tours focused on visiting the historical monuments of Baku, Shamakhi, Guba, Ganja, Gabala, Sheki, Nakhchivan and other locations have been very popular.