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UEFA EURO 2021 in Baku

Baku in football fever: Wales vs. Switzerland, Turkey vs. Wales, Switzerland vs. Turkey and a quarter-final match will take place in the Azerbaijani capital next summer.

Thanks to our interesting tours you can explore the city of Baku and the surrounding area. Here are three programs especially for football fans.

Baku City Tour

  • Guests: 8 - 10 people
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Lunch: inclusive
  • Price per person: 69.00 USD

We start this guided city tour of Baku with a visit to the Highland Park, which is situated slightly elevated above the old town and the promenade. From up there you have a unique view over the architecturally very interesting city. You will see the Martyrs' Avenue and the Eternal Fire before descending to the Old Town, which is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site. We visit the legendary Maiden Tower and visit the palace of the Shirvanshahs.

Baku UEFA EURO 2021

Gobustan mud volcanoes

  • Guests: 8 - 10 people
  • Duration: 1 day
  • Lunch: inclusive
  • Price per person: 85.00 USD

60 km southwest of Baku we visit the Gobustan State Historical and Cultural Reserve (UNESCO World Heritage Site). The museum is about the interesting archaeological finds and more than 6,000 rock paintings (5,000 to 20,000 years old). We take a hike in the Gobustan Rock Art Cultural Landscape and discover cave paintings and bizarre geological formations. Next highlight are the mud volcanoes, which we reach after a short 4x4 drive. The landscape there seems to come from another world; the silence is only interrupted by the gurgling and bubbling sounds of the volcanoes with their small eruptions of cold mud. On the way back to Baku we visit the Bibi Heybat Mosque.

Gobustan mud volcanoes UEFA EURO 2021

Absheron Peninsula

  • Guests: 8 - 10 people
  • Duration: 4 -6 hours
  • Lunch: inclusive
  • Price per person: 95.00 USD

This excursion takes us to the heights of the Absheron Peninsula, which juts into the Caspian Sea, and is dedicated to the theme of fire. Not for nothing Azerbaijan is called the «Land of Fire». We drive to the burning mountain Yanar Dag. Due to the natural gas resources the small hill is burning continuously and for a long time. We continue to the northeast of the peninsula, where we visit the castle of Mardakan. Further we visit the fire temple Ateshgah. This castle-like temple in the village of Surachani was used as a place of worship in Zoroastrianism. Today it is a museum.

Absheron Peninsula UEFA EURO 2021

The prices include

  • Pick-up and drop-off at the accommodation
  • English or French speaking guide
  • Professional driver
  • Comfortable vehicle incl. fuel
  • Entrance fees to all sites
  • Lunch
  • 0.5l mineral water
  • Local taxes

 

The prices don't include

  • Travel insurance (it's the guests' responsibility)
  • Services which are not mentioned
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Personal expenses (f.e. souvenirs)

 

Book now

We will gladly accept your booking by e-mail to info@mycaucasus.com.

Author: MyCaucasus
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