Baku— 44 nights
Tue, Jul 14 - Thu, Aug 27
The City of Eternal Flames, the City of Winds
A truly contemporary city criss-crossed by history, Baku offers everything from the modern elegance of the Flame Towers to the medieval UNESCO-listed Old City at its core.Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Baku: Beshbarmag Mountain (in Siyazan), Khizi (Mikayil Mushfig House Museum & Candy Cane Mountains) and Gobustan (Gobustan State Reserve, Mud Volcanoes, &more). Spend the 15th (Sat) exploring nature at Absheron National Park. Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 16th (Sun) at Aqua Park Shikhov. There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Baku Old City, enjoy breathtaking views from Flame Towers, examine the collection at Azerbaijan National Carpet Museum, and stroll through Yanardag.
For other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Baku online driving holiday planner.
If you are flying in from Austria, the closest major aiport is Heydar Aliyev International Airport. In July, daily temperatures in Baku can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. On the 27th (Thu), you're off to home.
Things to do in Baku
Gobustan, Mardakan, Khizi, Beshbarmag Mountain, Masazir Lake
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