A Precarpathian town, which was once world famous for its leather manufacturing industry, it now welcomes guests to explore traces of its previous development and luxury. The town attracts native land lovers with secession buildings of the central part, the salterns (1546), the cute and slender Town Hall (XVIII century), a Jewish cemetery (XVII century) and the museum of Bolekhiv history, named after Roman Skvorii. The town is also the birthplace of famous Ukrainian writer and feminist, Natalia Kobrynska, whose life is detailed in the local museum.
Hoshiv – The Monastery of the Congregation of the Sisters of the Blessed Family
At the foot of mount Yasna, with its famous monastery, there is a picturesque Nunnery of the Congregation of the Sisters of the Blessed Family, where, in addition to the prayer service, the nuns help those in need.
One of the largest centres of salt production in Halychyna offers a visit to the ruins of the salterns (XVII-XIX centuries) and an unusual Church of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin (1896), with paintings by Pavlo Kovzhun. A lot of information about the residents of this region can be heard and seen in the incredible Museum of local lore of Tetiana and Omelian Antonovych “Boykivshchyna”.
In this Carpathian village, there is the oldest temple of the Dolyna region, the Church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin (1691), the only building remaining from the once defensive monastery.
Ivan Franko often visited this mountain village. Here, he met his first love, Olha Rozhkevych, and wrote many works. You can also learn about the great Kameniar and his visits to Lolyn in the fantastic museum of Ivan Franko.
Vyhoda – Chorna Bdzhola Honey Factory
We invite you to visit the honey factory, where they cook real Carpathian drinking honey according to ancient Boykiv recipes. You will enjoy a sightseeing tour, during which you will learn about the history of honey making and taste cream honey, drinking honey, honey balm, honey liqueur and enjoy Carpathian tea.