Rohatyn - Known for its Snowcapped Mountains, Rolling hills and the Kosiv Basaar
Would you like to rest in the midst of silence and majestic beauty with views of mountainous peaks and streams of trickling water running beside you? Or would you like to experience the soft gentle amber fragrance filling the air mingled with sweet smelling herbs that cover the magnificent Carpathian Alps with a green lush carpet. If so, welcome to the region Ivano-Frankivsk situated in the west of Ukraine.
Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast stands at 255 m above sea level, with lovely rolling hills and beautiful mountains. While here you will also see Ukraine’s highest peak, Mt Hoverla - it is absolutely captivating to the eye. The climate here is really stunning, with continental winters that are mild and summers that are warm. You will also enjoy the snow that covers the slopes of the Carpathians for up to five months of the year, which offers you an opportunity for a memorable snow skiing vacation.
In the Ivano Frankivsk Oblast there is always so much to see and experience. Come and view the many different kinds of craft works created by the hands of carvers, potters and tailors. Foreigners from all over the world and Ukrainian tourists consider it an absolute must to visit the well-known Kosiv bazaar and buy many of their creative crafts. The Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast is also most proud of its cultural and historic heritage. This includes thousands of monuments that are protected in this region by the state, such as St. Pantelimon Church and the Holy Spirit Church.
Rohatyn is small town located in the western part of Ukraine and is about 50 km north from Ivano-Frankivsk. Rohatyn was a major defense settlement during the First World War and many intense battles took place around this region. Even to this day you will find a number of trenches, bomb pits and even bunkers in their local forests. In one particular area you will only see small grave hills but no monuments are preserved.
Ukraine's Rohatyn boasts the most beautiful view of Pikula Mountain that is so breathtaking, especially on a clear day where you can see the picture perfect outlines of the mountains. You will also see stunning rivers and waterfalls cascading down the hillsides, a delight to look upon. The Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast is one of the richest forest regions in Ukraine. Most of the territory is covered in conifer and fir tree forests. Also, the varied number of habitats surround Rohatyn in Ivano-Frankivsk provide homes for a considerable number of different animals. Certainly this will draw any tourist to come and experience this fascinating town.