The village of DSEGH (Erevan-Dsegh 150 km, pop. 2200), is the birthplace of Hovannes Tumanyan, known as Amenayn Hayots Banasterts, the poet of all Armenians. He has a major place in Armenian literature.

                                                            lac dsegh 5     Vallée de la Débed

Here you can visit the house where he was born, now a museum to the honour of this writer beloved of all Armenians.

roseaux Pays ToumanianThe environment here is not just poetic: it has a rich biodiversity, particularly of bird life, no doubt because of the nearby lake with its ever-changing colours.