Castles Þavþat (Satel) Castle Castle that placed at Söðütlü Quarter, Þavþat County, is built by Bagratlý Kingdom in 9th century, it is used by Ottomans too. Today castle is abandoned but still most parts of high tower and rampart walls remain. Artvin Castle (Livane) it is tied to main rock 70 meter above the river base opposite of Artvin Bridge...more
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Artvin Kitchen that rich by the means of local meals has vegetable meals consist of mountain beet which cultivated naturally at mounts and gardens, kuþekmeði, kazayaðý, gýmý, kavurma, purslane, mallow. Nepürþen that made with drying fresh vine leafs and Puçuko that made mixutre of meat, sour and dryad fresh bean are local meals original to region. Some of the examples for pastry are katmer (flaky pastry), eriþte (kind of macaroni), hýngal, çergabaz, biþi, lokum (delight) and kinds of pastries. Main cookies of province are hasuta, kaysefe, zurbiyet honey, delight.
Nearly every where is cheap at Artvin.
What to buy: Don't return back before buying; hand art made with woodwork, items knitted with branch covers and tendril, clay pots and pans, copper - plated products and rugs.
Bullfights 16 April / ARTVÝN Bullfight 22 April / ARTVÝN Bullfights 30 April / ARTVÝN Bullfights 20-21 May / ARTVÝN Murgul and Its Environs' Bullfight Festival 21-27 May / ARTVÝN Kafkasör Culture Tourism Art Festival 1 June-31 July / ARTVÝN Hopa Culture and Art Sea Festival 1 -5 July / ARTVÝN Þavþat Sahara Pancarcý Feast 1 -31 July /...more
Lots of villages to stop in along the valley but we stopped here as one of our friends has a relative there.Nice mosque to visit and below that an old Georgian mansion with old wine cellar below.We also found the local bakery "outdoor".Take the road south towards Erzurum but it's only about 35km away after the town of Zeytinlik.Keep going and it's...more
Rafting existence of best course for stream sports on Çoruh River that divide region two parts by flowing south to north, after Zambezi and Biobio Rivers, makes province attractive for streaming water sports. Moreover there are ideal courses for water sports on Barhal Rivulet that spring from Kaçkar Mountains and important subdivision of Çoruh River. Rafting, katamaran and canoe sports can make between june - October months at Çoruh River and Barhal Rivulet. Moreover 4th world streaming sports champion ship made on Çoruh River at 1993.
Tracking and Nature Walking there are the most suitable courses for nature tracking of Türkiye at Kaçkarlar that highest mountain series of east black sea. Mountaineering groups and mountaineers whom come to region, complete Trans - Kaçkar tracking by walking trough Yusufeli Yaylalar Village to Rize - Çamlýhemþin Ayder Plateau. Moreover thare are suitable tracing courses at other mountains of regions Altýparmak Mountains.
Hunting places Province that most of the areas cover mountainous and broken places, has suitable places for hunting. Especially mountain Goth, bear, wolf, fox and naruel touth are important game animals of region.
Fountains and Bridges Çelebi Efendi Fountain it is at Orta quarter depended to Artvin Center. Building built by Çelebi Efendi whom was steward of Asma Sultan at the year of G. 1783 (H. 1197). Only some part of the building survived to present day. Fountain included to classical Ottoman buildings. Berta Bridge is on the way to Þavþat county...more