The Volyn Oblast, also known as the Volynska Oblast, is situated in northwest Ukraine. The region was once a part of the historic region of Volhynia, which was home to one of the oldest Slavic settlements on the European continent. Today, the fascinating history of the Volyn Oblast shares some of that history and further adds to the region's allure.
If you decide to travel to the Volyn Oblast in Ukraine, you will no doubt find yourself in the region's administrative center, Lutsk. Lutsk is located near the Styr River in the north western part of Ukraine at the center of the Lutsky Raion, or district, and has a population of approximately 206 000 people. What is perhaps most remarkable about the city is that it enjoys a long and involved ...