Cheap Flights to Shiraz

The city of poets, gardens, and wine, Shiraz is considered by many to be the centre of Persian culture. It is filled with awe-inspiring mosques and ancient sophistication, due to its status as one of the most important cities in the medieval Islamic world. The ancient city of Persepolis is only a short drive away, making Shiraz a key destination for travelers looking to experience the true face of Iran without missing out on its major tourist spots.

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Getting to Shiraz Airport

Shiraz Airport (SYZ) is a large international airport offering flights from a wide variety of countries in the Middle East and Europe to Shiraz, Iran. It is a major hub for Iran Air and Iran Aseman Airlines. However, it is also served by international carriers like Austrian Airlines and Qatar Airways.

There are no direct flights from Canada to Shiraz Airport. To get there, you'll have to fly through a major city like Vienna (VIE) or Dubai (DXB)

As a Canadian, you can enter Iran with a passport that is valid for at least 6 months from your expected date of departure. However, you'll still need a visa to enter the country. We strongly recommend checking the Government of Canada's website for travel advisories and entrance requirements for Iran, as certain offences can cause you to be denied entry to or exit from Iran.

The Best Time To Visit Shiraz

Shiraz has four distinct seasons, with extremely hot summers and extremely cold winters. The best time to fly to Shiraz is during the spring or autumn (March to June or August to October), when the weather is mild and pleasant. Many people prefer not to travel to Iran during Ramadan, the Muslim month of fasting, because most restaurants close between dawn and dusk. However, it's a great time to choose if you want to enjoy the sights without a crowd of tourists!

What to Do in Shiraz

Shiraz was the centre of Persian culture for over 2000 years, so it's absolutely filled with gardens, castles, tombs, and mosques that highlight ancient Islamic art, culture, and architecture. It's also situated in a fertile valley surrounded by vineyards which produce the wine this area is most known for. Here is a list of some of Shiraz's must-see destinations:

  • The Nasir-ol-Molk Mosque, also known as the Pink Mosque, is one of the most beautiful examples of traditional Islamic art and architecture in the world. You will be in awe of its intricate patterns and structure!
  • The Vakil Bazaar is a stunning historical market bustling with activity where you can purchase Persian rugs, spices, handicrafts, and other goods. 
  • The Eram Garden, located on the Khosk River, is a beautifully manicured garden around Eram Palace, centered around an exquisite ornamental pool and surrounded by tall palm and cypress trees.

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