West Azerbaijan Province has so many places for recreation that people can stay in one of them in each city, get rid of the cities' pollution for a while and enjoy the nature.
A majority of tourist attractions marked on tourist maps of West Azerbaijan Province belong to places for recreation and natural attractions.
Places like Band, Marmisho, and Shohada Valley in Urmia, the lake behind Mahabad dam, Marakan Khoy Plain and so on are the most important places for recreation that host the travelers every Nowruz (New Year) and summer holiday.
Band Village, in central part of Urmia County, is considered as an important tourist area in Iran due to a great number of attractions it has. This beautiful mountainous region also has some gardens and a river dam.