When most Poles think of Ukraine , they can imagine cheap alcohol, potholed roads and marshrutkas, pielmieni and Lviv driving along them. Of course, these are more or less accurate associations. However, Ukraine does not start and does not end there only. First of all, it is a country strongly connected with our history . You will find many Polish traces there. Also from the world of literature. After all, Sienkiewicz, in "With Fire and Sword" described, inter alia, the famous defense of Zbarazh - a fortress currently lying in Ukraine. Ukraine, in addition to numerous forts and other monuments, has magnificent mountains , with Czarnohora and Bieszczady at the forefront. For some time now, Chernobyl has been one of the most popular Ukrainian attractions, which has been promoted even more by the very successful series of the same title. Ukraine also has a pretty nice Black Sea coast with the party and really beautiful Odessa at the forefront.
What to visit in Ukraine?
It is definitely worth spending a bit more time exploring Ukraine. The country has a lot of interesting cities and monuments. Be sure to go to Lviv , which, in addition to its sensational location, hides many atmospheric streets, tenement houses and places with a rich history. If possible, decide to explore the city with a local guide. In Ukraine you will also find quite a lot of castles . The most famous fortresses are located in Zbaraż, Krzemieniec or Kamieniec Podolski. Also set aside time to explore the beautiful Oddesa . If you are a fan of abandoned, slightly dark places, be sure to buy a trip to Chernobyl.
The most beautiful beaches in Ukraine
Ukraine has access to the Black Sea coast . Generally, the local seaside landscape is not super spectacular. But also there you will find pleasant, more or less crowded beaches. Where should you look for them? Of course, in the near or slightly distant vicinity of Odessa . This is where the beach and summer life of Ukraine is concentrated.
Party venues in Ukraine
Ukraine's party life focuses primarily in larger cities where a lot of tourists or students live. Odessa is definitely in the first place. It is famous for its great clubs, some of which, in summer, operate directly on the Black Sea beaches. After dark, a lot is happening in Lviv , where you will find a lot of atmospheric pubs and restaurants serving excellent, Ukrainian, traditional cuisine. Are you going with your friends and want to go sightseeing as well as spend a nice time over a cold beer or a drink? Be sure to visit Ivano-Frankivsk .
Activities in Ukraine
Bukovel is undoubtedly the undisputed center of summer and winter sports in Ukraine. It is known primarily as a ski resort with 68 km of ski slopes. In summer, however, there is a pretty good bike park there, which will appeal to all enthusiasts of a bit more extreme cycling. If you like to spend time actively, go for a trek in the Ukrainian mountains. The most popular ranges are the Ukrainian Carpathians and Czarnohora .
Off the trail in Ukraine
In Ukraine, you can easily find places that are not too crowded with tourists. The Dnieper is definitely one of the places off the trail. It is an important country communication junction, and besides, it is home to several important religious monuments. Pochayiv , which is one of the most important religious centers in Ukraine, is also noteworthy. Also check out the Vinnitsa . You may not find many wine bars there, but you can see the largest floating fountain in the world.
Obiekty przyrody na Ukrainie
Ukraina słynie ze wspaniałych gór. Jeśli więc szukasz tras trekkingowych, które nie są oblegane przez tłumy turystów, to rozważ wypad właśnie do naszej wschodniej sąsiadki. Szlaki ukraińskich Bieszczadów, Karpat, Beskidów czy Czarnohory oferują niezapomniane doznania estetyczne oraz możliwość bliskiego obcowania z dziką przyrodą. Pasma te zamieszkują liczne zwierzęta, w tym oczywiście niedźwiedzie