Ardabil Province trip planner
Create a fully customized
day-by-day itinerary for free
Ardabil Province is one of the thirty-one provinces of Iran. It is in the northwest of the country, in Regions 3, bordering the Republic of Azerbaijan, the provinces of East Azerbaijan, Zanjan, and Gilan. Its administrative centre is the city of Ardabil. The province was established in 1993 from the eastern part of East Azerbaijan.Climate and geographyMany tourists come to the region for its cool climate during the hot summer months. The winters are bitterly cold, with temperatures plummeting to −25 °C.Its famous natural region is the Sabalan mountains. The province is considered the coldest province in Iran by many. Large parts of the province are green and forested.Athletes such as Ali Daei and Hossein Rezazade are originally from Ardabil.Ardabil's capital stands about 70 km from the Caspian Sea and has an area of 18011 km². Neighbouring the Caspian Sea and the Republic of Azerbaijan, the city is of political and economic significance.HistoryThe natural features of the province of Ardabil are mentioned in the Avesta, according to which Zoroaster was born by the river Aras and wrote his book in the Sabalan Mountains. During the Islamic conquest of Iran, Ardabil was the largest city in Azarbaijan, and remained so until the Mongol invasion period.Customize your holiday with our Iran trip builder website to create an adventure that suits you.
Create a full itinerary — for free!
Plan your trip to Ardabil Province
Get a personalized planA complete day-by-day itinerary
based on your preferences
Customize itRefine your plan. We'll find the
best routes and schedules
Book itChoose from the best hotels
and activities. Up to 50% off
Manage itEverything in one place.
Everyone on the same page.
Places to visit in Ardabil Province
Recently planned trips to Ardabil Province
3 days in Ardabil BY A USER FROM BELGIUM March, popular sights Preferences: March Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 58 days in Iran BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA May, popular sights Preferences: May Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 60 days in Iran BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems Preferences: March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 10 days in Iran BY A USER FROM BELGIUM August, popular sights Preferences: August Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 22 days in Iran BY A USER FROM ROMANIA September, popular sights Preferences: September Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 4 days in Ardabil BY A USER FROM IRAN August, teens, kids, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, shopping, fast-paced, hidden gems Preferences: August, teens, kids, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, shopping Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Fast-paced