Zakarpattia (Transcarpathians) region is the youngest in Ukraine. Zakarpattia is a distinctive culture with lots of spectacular natural and historical sights, middle-aged masterpieces of architecture and landscape design. More than 60% of the territory is occupied by the Carpathian Mountains – the oldest massif of Europe. Zakaraptiia is a natural source of mineral waters, so, this region is a popular spa resort with lots of sanatoria, wellness and health centres. Christmas and New Year have specific ethnic flavour in the Carpathians. Those who take interest in culture and history of west Ukraine will love traditional rituals of Zakarpattia. Traditional celebration of Saint Supper involves lots of fun rituals and surely delicious traditional Ukrainian dishes including aromatic wine, traditional kutya, pampushkas, smoked home-made sausages, Guzul traditional meat and vegetable dishes. Be sure to enjoy trying mouth-watering Ukrainian meals in Zakarpattia. Winter holidays and especially the Christmas and New Year holidays in Zakarpattia with lots of snow fun outdoors will leave one indifferent.
Украина (Transcarpathian Region, Mezhgorsky Region, vill. Soymy)
A poetic and scenic Mezhgorie is situated between the mountains Borzhava and Krasnaya. Mountains occupy the largest part of the region with the highest altitude of 1719 m, mountain Strimba. Beauty of the mountain forests, fur and beech woods with conifer and herb aroma, variety of healing mineral waters are natural recourses which made this place attractive for tourists in any season. The most viewed attractions of Mezhgorie is a “Sea Eye of the Carpathians ” – lake Sinevir; one of the most attractive in Carpathians waterfall Shipot. And also Tereble-Ritskaya hydropower station which united waters of two rivers in one tunnel of 4-km long.