7 Most important Ukrainian holidays and their traditions + 3 ‘weird’ Ukrainian customs
Ukraine is a diverse country with many unique and interesting traditions. Different ethnic groups and religions enriched and enhanced our culture throughout the centuries. Christianity was introduced in Kyivan Rus, the predecessor of Ukraine, in 988. Before that, our ancestors had been pagan. However, they didn’t discard pagan traditions entirely after changing their religion. It is because of this that now in many Ukrainian religious holidays, we can observe a peculiar combination of ancient pagan customs and Christian belief. In this article, we will tell…
Best Attractions in Kyiv for Foreign Tourists in 2021
In recent years, Kyiv has sparked the interest of the global audience. In 2019, 1.5 million foreign tourists visited the city – the all-time highest number. Thanks to good airplane connections and developed tourism infrastructure, more people can discover the capital of Ukraine. Kyiv amazes them as the birthplace and center of Eastern European civilization with numerous ancient buildings and historic neighborhoods. In addition, the city has a vibrant cultural life and many locations for entertainment, art, music, and food tourism. To help travelers make…
Ukraine COVID-19 Entry Requirements Update: How to Travel to Ukraine
Who can travel to Ukraine right now? Currently, Ukraine is on the ‘green’ list, and Ukrainians and foreigners with residence permits in Ukraine can enter Ukraine freely without any additional insurance or documents. Foreigners and stateless persons from all countries are allowed to enter Ukraine. However, they need to have valid insurance against COVID-19 that was issued by an insurance company that has an office in Ukraine. They also need to have one of the following documents: • a document confirming fully completed COVID-19 vaccination. Ukraine only…
Tarakaniv fort – the hunted place
Aristocratic Tarakaniv fort (the new Dubno fortress) resembles British colonial architecture with its exquisite lines, the same flow of the outline, a great number of arcades and architectural decoration. An excellent landmark of the fortification art of the 19th century located in the suburbs of Tarakaniv village, Rivne oblast, is abandoned today, and thus is the most mystic destination in Ukraine.
10 of the best Thermal Pools in Transcarpathia
Hot springs have long been utilised in the world for treatment, pleasure and relaxation. In  Ukraine, thermal pools have just started their triumph, especially in the Transcarpathian region. This is due to the tectonic structure of Transcarpathia; here, the earth’s crust has many faults of different depths, through which, surface water penetrates the bowels, gets heated and saturated with minerals and pushed to the surface. You may be interested in tours to the thermal waters of Transcarpathia. We offer you to discover ten thermal complexes…
Kamianets-Podilskyi – the Pearl of Podillia
Kamianets-Podilskyi is a town that has preserved the spirit of the Middle Ages, while rapidly developing its tourist potential. Kamianets is the largest town, which is not a regional centre in Western Ukraine; however, the number of architectural monuments is third in Ukraine after Lviv and Kyiv. All this makes this city one of the best places to visit in Ukraine.  What does the name of Kamianets-Podilskyi mean? The name of the town comes from the word “kamin” (stone) or “kamianyi” (stony). But in the…
Travelling to Lviv: Sightseeing, Food, Transportation and Tours
2.5 million tourists visited Lviv in 2019. It became the third most popular city for travelling in Ukraine after Kyiv and Odesa. Why tourists like Lviv so much? Lviv is included in the UNESCO World Heritage List. This city has more than 2,500 historic and architectural monuments. Lviv architecture and Lviv people are very diverse. Here you will find Ukrainian and foreign architecture of various styles: Gothic, Renaissance, Baroque, Modern and Soviet. You will see buildings built by different nationalities: Ukrainian, Austrian, Polish, Armenian, Jewish. Lviv…
Vidviday TO Receives ‘Best Tour Operator of Ukraine 2020’ Award
Vidviday Tour Operator became the winner of ‘Best Tour Operator of Ukraine 2020’ category at Ukraine Tourism Awards 2020. Ukraine Tourism Awards 2020 were organized by the Kyiv Tourism Association and NGO ‘Visit Ukraine’. In total 9 Ukrainian travel agencies were nominated for the award and the winners were selected in two rounds.  Vidviday Tour Operator won the first public voting round by a mile having received 1675 votes. In the second round, tourism experts also voted for our company.   We are very happy…
5 Reasons to Visit Thermal Waters Kosino – Best Hot Springs in Ukraine
In this article, we will tell you everything you need to know about Thermal Waters Kosino: the features of the complex, prices, opening hours, and how to get there. You can visit Kosino all year round on our tours: Mukachevo Castle, Thermal Waters Kosino and wine (1 day) Thermal Spas and Transcarpathian folk party (2 days/1 night) Relax Tour “Thermal Transcarpathia” (2 days/1 night) Carpathian novelties for 5 days (5 days/4 nights) Around the Carpathians in 7 days (7 days/6 nights) What you need to know about…