Lake Sevan is the largest lake in Armenia and the Caucasus region and is one of the largest freshwater high-altitude lakes in the world. It is located in the Gegharkunik Province (Marz) about 60km from Yerevan.
Sevanavank Monastery is the most visited destination of the lake is the peninsula. It was founded in the 9th century by Princess Mariam, the daughter of Ashot I Bagratuni. The complex is included two churches Surb Arakelots meaning the “Holy Apostles” and Surb Astvatsatsin meaning the “Holy Mother of God”.
Numerous beaches are located along the entire lake coast. There are a lot of resorts which suggest activities like swimming, sunbathing, jet skiing, windsurfing, and sailing.