Among the picturesque landscapes of Ukrainian Roztochchia, Domazhyr bear shelter provides brown bears with safe, natural conditions for rehabilitation and recovery. The recreation centre is open to everyone who wants to learn about ecological consciousness. The lovely owners, Nastia, Bodia, Taison, Khrystyna, Mania and Potap always look forward to showing you around!
The town of Yaniv lies among beautiful lakes, which, until recently, was one of the most popular destinations among Lviv residents to escape city life. The attractions of Yaniv include the Church of St. Trinity (1614), the Church of the Ascension (1831) and some of the surviving tenements on the Market Square (ХІХ-ХХ centuries). You can also visit the Museum of Nature in the Roztochchia Reserve, which has enclosures with animals and a unique breeding colony of grey herons in the pine forest. The town has long been famous for Yavoriv woodcarving. You can see the artistic masterpieces of Yaniv masters of the local vocational school in the Museum of Woodcarving. In the visit-centre of the Yavoriv National Nature Park, you can also see the Museum of Weapons and take part in the workshop of painting Yavoriv toys.
This village, situated on the banks of the river Vereshchytsia, boasts beautiful natural walks, such as Ivan Franko's Path to Chorni Lake. The walk is educational and interactive and takes about an hour. The path perfectly reflects the natural diversity of Roztochchia. During the walk, you can see the river Vereshchytsia, the Bila rock with its steppe flora, scenic Chorni lakes and the beautiful Roztochchia forest, in which oaks and beeches grow together with pines. The tour, thanks to a little exercise and fresh air, is both healthy and entertaining, suiting people of all ages and physical condition.
Starychi. In Starytsia school, the Society of ethnographers of Yavorivshchyna "Hostynets" has created a unique educational centre “Mastak”, the aim of which is the revival and teaching of ancient traditions. This ordinary public school is very different from other schools in Ukraine. With the help of international grants, they have created the Museum of Folk Art of Yavorivshchyna, carpentry and art workshops and an embroidery studio, creating an engaging experience for all.