Come back

2 min

29 Jul. 2023

3963

Rest in Ukraine: what are the most favourite places of tourists in the Transcarpathian region

Travel
Popular
Ukraine

Share:

Rest in Ukraine: what are the most favourite places of tourists in the Transcarpathian region

Summer trips to the Carpathians have become a real tradition for many travellers. Find out about the most popular resorts in the Transcarpathian region

Choose a tour in Ukraine for any taste
Choose a tour in Ukraine for any taste
BUY


Travelling in the Carpathians in summer attracts many travellers who want to enjoy the majestic mountains, green meadows and enchanting landscapes. Interesting folklore, rich history and traditions have made travelling to the Zakarpattia region one of the most popular tourist destinations in Ukraine.


We're going to tell you which locations were named the most favourite by the Transcarpathian Regional State Administration's Tourism Department, as well as how the tourism tax revenue figures changed in 2023.


Find 16 most useful tips for first-time travelers here.


The most popular places in Transcarpathia


The Department of Tourism and Resorts of the Zakarpattia Regional State Administration has published a fresh report on the most popular locations among tourists visiting this graceful region in the summer.


Over the past 11 years, the priority destinations for outdoor recreation in the warm season have been:


● Mukachevo (castle, monastery);

Synevyr (lake, museums in Kolochava, brown bear rehabilitation centre);

● Uzhhorod (castle, mini-sculptures);

Kosyno, Berehove, Velyatino thermal baths;

● resorts "Sunny Transcarpathia", "Kvitka Polonyny", "Shayan", "Derenivska Kupil", "Karpaty";

trips to the mountains (Hoverla, Pip Ivan, Borzhava meadows, Runa meadow);

● various tastings (Perechyn Manufactory, Selyshche Cheese Factory, Tsypa, Honey House);

● other destinations: Shypit Waterfall, Nevytsky Castle, Chynadiyevo Castle, Schönborn Palace, Voyevodyno (Schönborn Park), Perechyn, Khust (castle, Narcissus Valley).


According to the June report of the Tourism Development Agency, the highest willingness to travel in Ukraine - 84% - is among Kyiv residents. The readiness of residents of other regions is 80%. At the same time, women aged 18-35 are more active tourists than men.




Visit Ukraine on social media: Telegram | YouTube | Instagram | Facebook | Twitter | TikTok




How tourism tax rates have changed in different regions of Ukraine


The State Agency for Tourism Development analysed the dynamics of tourist tax revenues in January-March this year.


Ten regions of Ukraine recorded an increase in tax revenues in the first three months of the year:


● Chernivtsi region - the largest increase of 98%. This year's payment to the budget amounts to UAH 5 million 152 thousand (for the same period in 2022, the tax amounted to UAH 2 million 600 thousand);

● Rivne region - an increase of 17%. The share of tax paid from accommodation facilities increased from UAH 2 million 938 thousand to UAH 3.5 million;

Lviv region - by 16% more. UAH 60 million 434 thousand was paid to the state budget, and in 2022 - UAH 52 million 59 thousand;

Zakarpattia region - an increase of 15% (UAH 16 million 842 thousand against UAH 14 million 629 thousand paid last year);

Zhytomyr region - 16% more (UAH 2 million 279 thousand);

● Khmelnytskyi and Dnipropetrovska oblasts - 4% increase;

Volyn region - a slight increase of 2% (UAH 2 million 503 thousand);

Vinnytsia region - an increase of 1%;

Kirovohrad region - a slight increase in tourism taxes (UAH 2 million 291 thousand against UAH 2 million 290 thousand).


Tax revenues from tourism decreased the most in the six regions located in the combat zone:


Luhansk region by 100%;

Kherson region by 97%;

Donetsk region by 87%;

Zaporizhzhia by 79%;

Mykolaiv region - 67%;

Kharkiv region by 54%. 


 A decrease in tax revenues compared to 2022 was also observed in the following regions:


● Odesa region - a decrease of 37%;

Ternopil region - by 23%;

Prykarpattia region - by 9%;

Chernihiv region - by 33%;

Sumy region - by 16%;

Poltava region - by 8%;

Cherkasy region - by 13%;

Kyiv region - by 15%.


Zakarpattia is an unsurpassed pearl of nature and culture that attracts travellers from all over the world. Every tourist favourite location can be easily reached by train or bus.


You can choose tickets for a plane, bus or train within Ukraine and between cities around the world here. We also recommend booking a hotel in advance for your convenience.


The incredible mountain scenery of the Carpathians, vineyards and thermal springs are amazingly beautiful, and the culinary delights and wines are impossible to pass by. All these unique places can surprise, delight and inspire. To personally experience all the living folklore traditions, you can choose a tour of Transcarpathia to your liking.




Our recommendation for a safe and comfortable trip: 


Visit Ukraine Insurance - insurance for a safe stay abroad without unnecessary expenses;

Green Card - compulsory car insurance for traveling abroad;

Visit Ukraine Tickets - book tickets for buses, trains, and airplanes to/from Ukraine and between cities around the world;

Private Lawyer service - professional legal support on visa and migration issues;

Visit Ukraine Merch - buy patriotic clothing and accessories with worldwide delivery.




Recommended articles

3 min

Travel Traveling to Ukraine: answers to the most common questions of foreign tourists from the project manager of Visit Ukraine

Traveling to Ukraine: answers to the most common questions of foreign tourists from the project manager of Visit Ukraine

The Visit Ukraine team has helped over 1000 foreign tourists organize a trip to Ukraine during martial law. Find answers to the most popular questions that will help you plan a comfortable, safe and interesting trip to Ukraine

27 Jul. 2023

More details

1 min

Transport Railway ticket scam: how not to fall for popular fraud schemes

Railway ticket scam: how not to fall for popular fraud schemes

The peak summer transportation season is always accompanied by an increased demand for railway tickets, which creates ideal conditions for fraudsters. They specialize in a variety of frauds aimed at making illegal profits. Here's a look at popular fraud schemes and how not to get caught

27 Jul. 2023

More details

2 min

Travel Where you can really relax this summer: the best places for vacation in Ukraine

Where you can really relax this summer: the best places for vacation in Ukraine

Embark on an exciting summer adventure with relaxation tours in Ukraine. Find out more about where you can explore thermal springs, enjoy wine tasting, plunge into the healing waters of salt lakes, and enjoy SPA treatments at the same time

27 Jul. 2023

More details

2 min

Events Intertwining heritage: The Day of the Baptism of Kyivan Rus-Ukraine and the Day of Ukrainian Statehood

Intertwining heritage: The Day of the Baptism of Kyivan Rus-Ukraine and the Day of Ukrainian Statehood

On July 28, Ukraine celebrates the Day of Ukrainian Statehood. On this day, Orthodox Christians also traditionally celebrate the Day of the Baptism of Kyivan Rus. Find out how these holidays are connected and why the world needs the Day of Ukrainian Statehood

28 Jul. 2023

More details