Lunch takes place in a cafe w.Plavya. The cost is 120 UAH / person.
Trip to the Carpathians + Eco-Farm “Play”
Veretsky Pass, Korostov Narrow Gauge Railway, UNESCO Church in Matkov, "Play" Complex, cheese tasting.
Tour language: Ukrainian. Contact us if you would like to hire a guide who speaks English or another foreign language.
Departure from Lviv (08:00) / from Stryi (09:00) - Korostiv (narrow gauge railway) - Matkiv (church tour) - Veretsky pass (review of Carpathian panoramas and monuments) - Klimets (excursion and cheese tasting on an eco-farm) - Plavia (tour of the church and museum complex) - Lviv (return at 21:30).
In this once-famous spa resort, enthusiasts are trying to revive the Skole-Korostiv narrow-gauge railway, which was built by Baron Grodl (1892) and destroyed by floods during the Soviet era. Currently, a small museum "Korostovska narrow-gauge railway" has been established here, where you can see old carriage, part of the track and locomotive.
In this Carpathian village there is a masterpiece of Boyko's sacred architecture - the Church of the Cathedral of the Blessed Virgin (1838), listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
The place where in 1939. Polish border guards shot about 600 captured defenders of Carpathian Ukraine, natives of Galicia. The pass is also considered remarkable for the Hungarians, because according to chronicles it was through him in 895 that the Hungarian tribes led by Prince Almos went to Europe and settled in Pannonia.
Here, among the picturesque Beskids on the site of the former German colony Karlsdorf "Karlsdorf" is the largest farm in Eastern Europe - eco-farm "Play", founded by the Boyko family Vatagovich. We invite you to see the farm, which includes Australian buffalo, Cement, alpine and pack goats. They process milk at their own cheese factory, which is equipped with modern equipment for making cheese. We offer to taste cheeses - cow’s gouda, goat’s gouda with additives, mozzarella buffalo and borrata buffalo.
You can relax with your body and soul in the modern mountain tourist complex "Play", where you can see the Boyko Church of St. Arch. Michael (2010), an interesting modern museum complex and admire the beautiful panoramas of the Beskids.
- travel by comfortable bus;
- accompaniment by a guide;
- excursion service in tourist facilities;
- travel insurance.
- entrance tickets to tourist sites;
- Children 6 years old and younger: free (accompanied by 2 adults and without a separate seat on the bus)
- Children from 7 to 12 years old and people with disabilities (1st and 2nd groups with a certificate): 50 UAH / person (from the total cost of the tour)
Church in the village of Matkiv: general - 20 UAH / person;
Excursion and tasting of 5 types of cheese on an eco-farm: total - 120 UAH / person, children under 12 years - 60 UAH.
Museum of Boyko and Hutsul culture: general, student, pension, pupil - 20 UAH / person.