Tag: mountains

  • 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

    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

    Ukraine is a very vivid country, rich in culture and history. There is much to offer tourists, many lovely sights, traditional sounds, decadent flavor and unique smells. A wide variety of attractions in Ukraine capture the interest of tourists from the world over. One such Ukrainian attraction is St. Sophia Cathedral and Monastery, built during the 11th century. Also located in Kiev, the ...

  • 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.

  • Castles

    Vorontsovsky Palace

    Hidden away at the base of the Crimean Mountains lies the little town of Alupka. It is most noted for the beautiful and historical Vorontsovsky Palace, which was constructed from approximately 1830 to 1848. Its predominant use, as most royal palaces seem to have been employed, was as a summer retreat, in this case, for the Novorossiysky Krai governor-general Count Mikhail Semyonovich Vorontsov.

  • National parks

    Cape Martyan Reserve

    There are few coastal nature reserves in Ukraine which hold greater value than the Cape Martyan Reserve. Situated near the city of Yalta, this valuable reserve was established in 1973 and encompasses some 240 hectares of land. This vast natural area falls under the authority of the Ukrainian Academy of Agrarian Sciences. It is also situated near the Nikita Botanical Gardens, which is where ...

  • Regions

    Cherkasy Oblast

    The Cherkasy or Cherkassy Oblast lies in the center of Ukraine and borders four regions, which includes Poltava, Kiev, Kirovograd and Vinnytsa. The Cherkasy region is ranked the eighteenth largest oblast in Ukraine, covering 20,900 square kilometers. Smila, Kaniv, Vatutine and Zolotonosha are some of the cities found in Cherkasy, most of which are densely populated.

  • Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast

    Rohatyn

    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 ...