Tag: carpathian

  • Regions

    Chernivtsi Oblast

    The Chernivtsi Oblast might be one of the smallest oblasts in Ukraine, but it is also one of the most picturesque regions of the country. Overflowing with natural wonder and beauty, the Chernivtsi Oblast is a popular escape for nature and trekking enthusiasts. Created on 7 August 1940, the region has always relied on agriculture for its economy, and breathtaking farms of rolling green hills ...

  • Culture

    Geography

    The fascinating country of Ukraine is located in Eastern Europe and is bordered by the Black Sea, Poland, Russia, Belarus, Hungary, Moldova, Romania and Slovakia. If you had to look on a map, you would find Ukraine at 49 00 N, 32 00 E. Ukraine is a geographically interesting country with many variations of climate and terrain taking place in an area which is only slightly smaller than the US ...

  • Travel

    Eco Tourism

    In a country that still boasts large stretches of relatively untamed natural areas, ecotourism in Ukraine is fast becoming a big lure. The value of this kind of tourism can never be underestimated as it not only provides the people of the country with much needed foreign currency, but it also helps to set up systems which protect the natural wildlife and help promote a more stable ...

  • Travel

    Vacations

    If you like what you've discovered about Ukraine and would like to plan a holiday, look no further than Ukraine.com with links to dozens of tour operators, organized tours and a variety of accommodation so that you can tailor-make your holiday to suit your needs. Because Ukraine is such a beautiful country with so much to offer, Ukraine holidays are becoming increasingly popular with global ...

  • Activities

    Trekking

    With the impressive Ukrainian Carpathian Mountains to the west and the Crimean Mountains to the south, trekking in Ukraine can be an unforgettable experience. See Ukraine from a new perspective as you traverse magnificent landscapes, taking in all the sights, sounds and smells. Hiking in Ukraine is about more than just stunning scenery, during your journey you are likely to come across an ...

  • Attractions

    Mountains

    Making up some 5% of Ukraine's land are the Carpathian Mountains in the west and the Crimean Mountains in the South. Ukraine's mountain ranges create a wonderful habitat for a variety of fauna and flora, ideal for ecotourism. The highest mountain in Ukraine is Mount Hoverla, part of the Carpathian range, measuring some 2061m high.

  • National parks

    Karpatskyi Biosphere

    If you are looking for a place where you can relax and unwind as well as enjoy some of the great mountain air in Ukraine, the Karpatskyi Biosphere Reserve is definitely the place to go. This reserve was founded in 1968 and it not only features several different massifs, but it also encompasses the Karpatskyi National Park with its many different facilities, including a health spa and ...

  • Activities

    Snow Skiing

    If you consider yourself an avid skier or just an amateur and you are wondering where to go on your upcoming winter break, look no further then the beautiful country of Ukraine. With its amazing backdrops surrounded by majestic mountains and friendly local people all ready to help you create unforgettable memories, snow skiing in Ukraine is not to be missed.

  • Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast

    Yaremche

    The city of Yaremche is located in the Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast, which is known for its rich culture and tradition. Yaremche was first founded in the 18th century and has proved to be one of Ukraine's prized possessions. Yaremche is a popular resort destination with just over 10,000 inhabitants, a number which easily doubles during the school breaks and the holiday seasons.

  • Zakarpattya Oblast

    Chop

    Chop is an important city located in the beautiful and mountainous oblast of Zakarpattya in the Tysa Lowlands. The Zakarpattya Oblast is a province situated in southwestern Ukraine, bordering countries like Hungary and Slovakia. The river Tisza is basically the only thing separating Chop and Záhony, the Hungarian town that Chop borders, from each other. Interestingly, the city of Chop has ...