Visitors looking to enjoy some rest and relaxation in Ukraine should definitely consider Tatariv. This stunning resort is located approximately 88 kilometers outside of Ivano-Frankovsk. With an elevation of 750 meters above sea level, it is not too high yet it still enjoys great snowfall during the winter months that make for fantastic skiing and snowboarding for as many as five months of the year.
However the majority of visitors to Tatariv in Ukraine come here to enjoy the other natural wonders it has to offer. Tatariv is located in the breathtaking Carpathian Mountains and the area is rich in history, culture and most of all, nature. Beech and conifer forests provide a tranquil atmosphere and fill the air with a wonderfully soothing scent. In fact, the trees do more than just make everything look and smell pretty – research has shown that they create antimicrobic and anti-inflammatory evaporations. These can help clear respiratory illnesses and so Tatariv is widely seen to be a place of healing. The absence of development and pollution in the area has left the water in the lakes and rivers in the area so clean that it is teeming with trout – a fish known for its preference for clear waters. The rivers can be used for fishing, swimming or boating, though some visitors prefer to simply seat themselves nearby so they can be soothed by the soft babbling of the water.
Berry lovers will be happy to know that there is plenty of berry picking to be done between June and July. Wild strawberries, whortle-beeries, cowberries, raspberries and blackberries are readily available to pick in this part of the country. A variety of mushrooms and herbs can also be found. Those with a spirit for adventure can try horse riding or paragliding, while culture buffs can seek out the Hutsul natives and learn more about the everyday traditions that make them unique. The vast majority of attractions and destinations in Tatariv can be conveniently reached by car with very little difficulty, making it a fantastic, well-rounded destination. So visit Tatariv and enjoy the many wonders that this small corner of the Carpathian Mountains has to offer.