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Traveling to Iran

A country rich in history dating back to the time of the Persian Empire, Iran is considered home to some of the most incredible archaeological sites in the world. Book tickets to Iran with Alitalia and discover a country of hospitable people, amazing scenery, and wonderful culture.

The wonders of Iran

Marvel at the Monument of Freedom, dedicated to the former Shah of Iran. Go hiking and then unwind at a café in the forested Darband mountains near Tehran. Many who travel to Iran are inspired by the ornate architecture and design of the country’s many mosques, including the Mosque of Sheikh Lotfollah, considered to be one of the most beautiful in the world, with its intricate designs and spectacular colors throughout. Discover treasures of Persian culture in one of Iran’s palaces such Golestan Palace.

Planning your visit to Iran

In accordance with local laws and customs, women are required to wear a headscarf, trousers (or a floor length skirt), and a long-sleeved tunic or coat that reaches to mid-thigh or knee. Men should wear long trousers and long-sleeve shirts. Tourism in Iran peaks between March and May, but cheap hotels in Iran are available in the winter when skiing is popular. Fly to Iran between September and October for mild temperatures and a low chance of rainfall.