Tag: lviv oblast

  • Lviv Oblast

    Busk

    Located just 53 km from Lviv, Busk is a small town with approximately 10,000 people. The name 'Busk' comes from the west Ukrainian word 'busko' which means 'crane'. Appropriately, the heraldic crest of the town is a white stork on a blue shield and the stork is the town symbol.

  • Lviv Oblast

    Lviv

    Founded in 1256, Lviv, or Lvov, has long been an important center of commerce in Ukraine. The city is responsible for the manufacture of electronic equipment, cars, agricultural machinery, chemicals, processed food and textiles. It has under a million inhabitants and a number of people commute from the surroundings suburbs daily. The winter is fairly cold and the summers are mild. The city ...

  • National parks

    Yovorivskyi

    In most countries it is often only the biggest national parks which receive proper attention from travel agencies and tour guides. Visitors are not even told about the smaller parks and their many wonders and most do not even know that they exist. Unfortunately this can turn into a somewhat vicious cycle whereby the national parks turn in less revenue and so less money is spent on their ...

  • Lviv Oblast

    Brody

    If you travel about 90 kilometers northeast of Lemberg, You will find the city of Brody in Ukraine. Archaeological digs have revealed that this area has long been inhabited by humans, but the first written mention of Brody can be found in Kievan Rus documents dating back to 1084. Shortly after coming under the jurisdiction of the Polish commonwealth, Brody was considered to be an 'ideal' ...

  • Regions

    Lviv Oblast

    The Lviv Oblast is situated in the western side of Ukraine, and is made up of an area of 21.8 thousand square kilometers. The Lviv region borders the Volyn, Rivne, Ivano-Frankivsk, Ternopil and all the Transcarpathian regions in Ukraine. A Section of the region of Lviv also forms part of the borders of Krosnenky, Zamostsky and Peremyshlsky, three Polish regions. Lviv, Brody, Horodok, ...

  • Lviv Oblast

    Radekhiv

    Radekhiv has a population of approximately 9,500 people, and is located in the Lviv Oblast of Ukraine. It has recently become a popular tourist destination that offers visitors tours of their most noteworthy Ukrainian attractions and has a vast variety of hotels and accommodation available. One of the sights in Radekhiv, that should not be missed, is the Stone Synagogue that was ...

  • Lviv Oblast

    Sokal

    The Slavic word ‘sokol’ means ‘falcon’, leading many to believe that the town of Sokal was named after this beautiful bird of prey. The town was mentioned in documents dating back to 1377, and was granted rights under the Magdeburg Law in the year 1424, allowing the residents to cut trees down for the building and development of the town. The peaceful Buh River that runs past the town ...

  • Lviv Oblast

    Turka

    Lviv Oblast is known as the pearl of Europe and enjoys a splendid combination of past and present cultures, and lying in the depths of this Ukrainian treasure is the town of Turka. The region is known to experience mild summers and severe winters and in autumn it rains a lot, making this area attractive for harvesting. Lviv Oblast lies between the Baltic and the Black Seas, creating an axis ...