Health Resort "Karpaty"
Among the scenic Carpathian mountains, this is one of the most romantic and picturesque castles of Ukraine – Visit the hunting palace of Shenborn Counts (1890). The castle is surrounded by a beautiful park, with various exotic plants. The structure is unique with 365 windows, 12 entrances, and 52 rooms.
Here, on the only volcanic mountain in the area, sits the most powerful and dramatic fortress in Ukraine – “Palanok” castle (14th century) - built by Prince Fyodor Koriatovych and glorified by Princess Ilona Zrinyi. If there is extra time, you can visit other places in Mukacheve, including Saint Martin chapel (14th century), Rakoczi palace (1663) and the beautiful green City Hall (1903).
The capital of Ukrainian “Hungary” – “Beregszasz” is famous for its pools with unique thermal water, springing up from a depth of 1,600 metres, which is said to cure 86 different diseases. Similar pools can only be found in New Zealand. Also, this location offers several architectural treasures in the town: Gothic Cathedral of All Saints (1370), Cathedral of Reformers (15th century), “Count’s yard” – the estate of Prince Betleni (1629), a Grand Imperial Court Building (1908), and the casino “Golden Peacock”.
Here is a unique village in Ukraine, which offers an excellent example of local people organizing an association for a cooperative cheese production project. Here you will tour and learn about a local cheese factory and sample various cheeses, which are accompanied with wine. The cheese is produced using a specialized Swiss technology and is said to be the best in Ukraine. You will also be able to purchase your favourite cheeses at factory prices.
Ukrainian Willow Weaving Capital. While visiting the village, you can view and buy various unique items made from willow. These items range from practical items for everyday use, to pieces that are true works of art. Also, you will be visiting a deer farm, with over one hundred unique spotted deer, which are friendly and often come up to the tourist to enjoy being fed.
The scenic Carpathian town near Makovytsia mountain (750 m). You will have an opportunity to ride the chairlift to the top of the mountain and enjoy the amazing panoramic views of Carpathian mountain ridges, Borzhava and Gorgany. Also, on this visit, you will be able to stroll along the beautiful Rika river.
This is the homeland of Augustin Voloshyn, the President of the Carpathian Ukraine. This area is also well-known for its unique source of naturally aerated mineral water “Kelechyn”, which is richly saturated by iron.
Along with its mesmerizing cascading waters, that flow between rocks, down to the scenic mountain valley, there flows the 15-meter high Shypit waterfall, one of the most beautiful waterfalls in Ukraine. It starts from a large underground spring, well-known as “the sea eye” in one of the most picturesque places of Ukrainian Carpathians – Borzhava polonyna (meadow). This visit is sure to relax you from the pace of urban life and leave you refreshed.