With its snow-capped mountains, charming wooden buildings, lush flatlands, bull wrestling displays, crater lakes, canyons, and range of urban and rural life, Artvin awaits you with a wealth of location opportunities. The region is home to many historical sites belonging to the civilizations that once thrived there, including monasteries (Porta “Pırnallı” Monastery, Opiza “Bağcılar” Monastery), churches (Dolishane “Hamamlı” Church), castles (Artvin “Livane” Castle), mosques, bridges, and mansions.
LOCATIONS IN ARTVİN
Artvin’s natural environment is full of locations that out-Shire the Shire, the land of Hobbits from the widely acclaimed Lord of the Rings trilogy, making it an ideal location for shooting epics. Its house-dotted hillsides, dense forests, nature trails, and mountains are just a few of the reasons to visit.
Şavşat offers a rich collection of backdrops, from expansive prairies and rolling hills to lakes and plateaus. The road leading to Şavşat looks like something from a fable, curving between lush forests, lakes, and mountains. When viewed from the hills above, Lake Karagöl in Şavşat takes the form of a heart, that timeless symbol of love.
Located in Borçka, Karagöl is a landslide lake. The region of Karagöl is surrounded by dense forests, residential areas, and tourist facilities, and its diverse range of landscapes makes it a great location for filming.
The closest airports to Artvin are located in Erzurum, Trabzon and Batumi. Sea transportation is via the Port of Hopa.
ACCOMMODATION IN ARTVİN
Artvin features a variety of accommodation options, including a city hotel, boutique hotels, luxury hotels, bed & breakfasts, mountain cabins, and bungalows.