Rest in Western Ukraine is a bright holiday that will remain in the heart of everyone who has visited here for a long time. Western Ukraine is beautiful and fabulous at any time of the year. You will be surprised by the color of Hutsul, evergreen spruces, majestic mountains covered with snow, and clean air everywhere. Western Ukraine will not leave anyone indifferent. You will be able to reboot, gain strength, and truly relax your body and soul. Choose a vacation to your liking it can be a relaxing holiday with slow walks, a bath, and SPA treatments, or active skiing in winter, quad biking, or rafting on mountain steep rivers in summer.
You will be able to get acquainted with the amazing history, culture, architecture, and traditions of this fabulous land. You will be able to conquer the majestic ancient castles, natural waterfalls, caves, mountains, and rocks. This is an amazing place for all fishermen, mushroom pickers, lovers of delicious food.
Climatic and weather conditions in Western Ukraine
In Western Ukraine, the climate is temperate continental; it is slightly softer and more humid than in other regions of the country. In winter, a lot of snowfalls in the mountains, fog is often possible. In summer, thunderstorms are quite common; the average temperature is about 20 degrees of heat. The warmest month is July. Summer in the Carpathians is very pleasant. In spring, the weather is calmer, but also quite often, there are rains, in April they are the least. The beginning of autumn is ideal for various excursions and trips, walks in the forest, and conquering the mountains. Come to Western Ukraine at any time, the weather and climate will meet you very hospitably. Ideally, come every time at different times of the year to compare and enjoy such different but always extraordinary places in Western Ukraine.
Interesting places to relax in Western Ukraine 2023
There are many interesting cities and towns with unique history and traditions that you can get to know more closely in Western Ukraine. The Carpathians are a unique place in Ukraine, where you can see incredible places and have a great rest.
One of the most popular resorts in the Carpathians and the most favorite places of all skiers and snowboarders are Bukovel. There you can go skiing, relax in restaurants and SPA centers, try national dishes and mulled wine. Whenever you come here, you can have a perfect rest. That is one of the most expensive resorts, so you can come there for a tour in the spring and save a little. Prices for holidays in Western Ukraine are quite different, but in the spring, as a rule, the smallest number of tourists and the lowest prices on the tour.
Many amazing places you will find in the village Mykulychyn, Ivano-Frankivsk region – the longest village in Ukraine. It is located at an altitude of 750 meters above sea level in the valley of the Prut River. There is incredibly clean air and a huge forest. Near the village, you will find a wonderful waterfall Kaplyvets. You can also see the miracle of architecture – the Holy Trinity Church, built-in 1868, as well as the monument to Jadwiga. In Mykulychyn you can pick up mushrooms, go fishing, catch crayfish. Here you can organize a safari walk in the mountains, where you can see the salt cave. Not far from the village, you can conquer the mountains of Gorgany and Chornohora, see the lakes, and admire the fabulous landscape.
Not far from Mykulychyn there is a small village Vorokhta. That is a wonderful place with a beautiful architectural monument of the 17th century, there is the Church of the Nativity Mother of God. You can see here unusual viaduct bridges built by the Austrians. Meanwhile, in Vorokhta, you can try to conquer Hoverla.
More lively and active resort – Bukovel. Here you can see a beautiful and steep mountain river, a Probiy waterfall, and Maiden’s Tears waterfall, get to the Dovbush trail, visit the National Nature Park. Here is a large souvenir market, where you will buy something in memory.
Be sure to visit the geographical center of Europe – the city of Rakhiv. It is surrounded from everywhere by mountains. Here you will see the Tisu River, the Temple of the Holy Spirit, the Carpathian Reserve, interesting museums, waterfalls, and lakes. There is something to see and where to relax.
Do not ignore Dragobrat – a resort village with alpine meadows and green forests. Here is a paradise for all skiers and snowboarders, where you will find many trails with a total length of 9 kilometers. In Dragobrat you can see the waterfall Svydovets, visit the Kuziysky Reserve, and the small lake Ivor. You are going to be surprised by the beautiful nature and area, clean mountain air, the history of the region, and many interesting legends.
Another ski resort – Slavske. It is located at an altitude of 600 meters above sea level. There are two rivers: Opir and Slavka. Here you can go skiing, snowboarding, sledding, horseback riding, try the Carpathian SPA and winter safari. Near the resort, you can visit Shipit waterfall in Pylypets village, museums-reserves, Dovbush rocks, and much more.
Not far from the village of Skhidnytsa you will find the historical and cultural reserve Tustan. This is a fortress, which is now under the protection of the state. This is a whole complex that performed many functions, the main of them was defensive. This fortress once protected the borders of Rus’ from enemies, and then the territory of Galicia-Volyn principality.
Ukrainian Carpathians are impossible without amazing lakes. One of these is the largest lake Synevyr, which is more than 10 thousand years old. It is located at an altitude of more than a thousand meters above sea level. Its depth is about twenty meters. This is one of the decorations and pearls of the amazing Carpathians.
Another unusual lake is located on the territory of the National Park Skole Beskydy near the village of Kamianka, in the Lviv region – Dead Lake. This is a mysterious place with dark water covered with tree branches. The lake is also called Cranberry because cranberries grow here.
There are many beautiful and incredible waterfalls in the Carpathians. Shypit waterfall is one of the most famous and beautiful. It is located at an altitude of more than 80 meters above the sea. Its height is 14 meters. This is a cascading waterfall, named so because of the characteristic sound of water that falls.
You will find another incredible waterfall 15 meters high in the Tatariv district of the Ivano-Frankivsk region. It is called Zhenecki Hook. It is quite popular among tourists because it is gorgeous and quite easy to get to the waterfall.
Where to stay in Western Ukraine?
In Western Ukraine, there are many hotels, cottages, houses, and whole complexes where you can settle. Choose a vacation in the Carpathians, because here:
- fabulous landscapes;
- mineral springs;
- amazing natural attractions;
- mountain air;
- traditional national cuisine;
- western flavor;
- various excursions;
- many festivals and holidays;
- large selection of European resorts.
When heading to Western Ukraine, be sure to stay in Mykulychyn village in the family hotel Klen. You will definitely like us because there are many reasons for this:
- cozy and comfortable rooms;
- attentive service;
- the beautiful and large area around the hotel;
- individual approach to each vacationer;
- acquaintance with local culture and traditions;
- large selection of accommodation;
- the original design of each room;
- our restaurant serves delicious meals.
Come to Western Ukraine at any time of the year and plunge into an amazing fairy tale. You can conquer mountains, see waterfalls and lakes, fortresses and castles, cathedrals and churches, skiing, snowboarding, horseback riding, rafting, and safari trip. Rest in Western Ukraine is a real holiday that lasts every day of each year. You can get to the gastronomic fairs, festivals, master classes, exhibitions, taste traditional Carpathian cuisine, and plunge into a special atmosphere of cosiness and tranquillity of our mini-hotel.