Travel to Ukraine

Ukraine was part of the Soviet Union until the early nineties, but it is now looking west and attaches a great deal of importance to tourism. Ukraine is flat with a pleasantly temperate continental climate and a sub-tropical southern fringe, in the Crimea. The winters are severe but the summers are warm and are therefore the best time to visit Ukraine.

Kyiv

This city is located in the northern part of Ukraine, relatively close to its center. In general, the climate is moderately continental with mild winters and warm summers. Among the characteristic features of Kyiv is a large number of green plantations. One of the symbols of the city is a chestnut leaf. Forests, parks, and gardens make up more than half of Kyiv’s area, about 80,000 hectares.

Lviv

A city with a lively history, Lviv in Ukraine’s west was founded in the 13th century and has changed flags many times in the years since, having been part of Poland, Austria-Hungary and the Soviet empire. The city’s well-preserved historic center is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and has attractions like the Market Square (Ploshcha Rynok). Climb the tower at the town hall for a great city view. The Lviv Opera House is dazzling and hosts world-class performances.

Odessa 

Is the third largest city in Ukraine located in the south of the country, the administrative center of the Odessa region and the main naval base of the Ukrainian Navy.This city, standing on the shore of the Odessa Gulf of the Black Sea, is the largest commercial sea port of Ukraine, transporting grain, sugar, coal, oil products, cement, metals, jute, timber, products of the machine-building industry

Kharkiv 

 

Is the second most populous city in Ukraine located in the northeast of the country, the largest scientific center of Ukraine and the administrative center of the Kharkiv region. Kharkiv is one of the most important cultural and educational centres of Ukraine

Carpathian Mountains 

This is the land of the Hutsuls, Boykos, Lemkos and other native ethnical groups whose colorful folk culture is laced through thin villages stretching languidly along wide valley floors. These are the highest and most picturesque mountain peaks of Ukraine. Carpathian Mountains are the epicenter of Ukraine’s rural folk culture as well as the number one holiday destination for numerous Ukrainians and international travelers. 

Castles and Fortresses in Ukraine

Ukraine has a rich history. That’s why it’s not a surprise you can find lots of outstanding palaces, fortresses, and castles in Ukraine. We’ve chosen the most famous and beautiful of them from different regions and centuries, so you can plan your castle visiting trip.