An eco-excursion in Transcarpathia
About this tour
An eco-excursion in Transcarpathia is a unique and unforgettable trip, during which you will be able to see the traces of the Templar order and hear the secret of the ruined castle; to visit the 460-year-old "home" of wine and taste its best samples; get to know the monastery life and taste natural Italian cheeses in the monastery; get to know the gypsy settlements in the mountains of Zakarpattia and its unusual inhabitants.
An eco-excursion to unusual places in Zakarattia takes about 7 hours. Bus journeys take an average of 20 minutes. 4 locations are visited: 460-year-old wine cellars – Templar castle – monastery cheese factory – gypsy settlement. Some of them are located in the foothills of the Carpathians, the other part is located in the Middle Danube lowland.
Tour dates: Every Monday
- Wine tasting in ancient cellars - UAH 120/person.
- Lunch - 100-120 UAH/person
- Personal expenses
- Fixing a specific seat on the bus for a tourist - UAH 100/person
*The tour is conducted in Ukrainian
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- Departure from Uzhhorod. - An overview of the ruins of one of the most mysterious castles of Ukraine (XI-XVI centuries) - the castle of the Templars. Secrets of the fortress and its former inhabitants. – Visiting legendary historical wine cellars. The most interesting excursion and tasting of vintage wines. Srednyany wine cellars are among the oldest in Europe, their total length is more than 4.5 km. They were cut down as early as 1557 by captured Turks in solid rock - tuff. Currently, the cellars are completely owned by the Srednyanskyi Winery, which at one time repeatedly won prizes at international competitions. The most famous vintage wines of the plant are "Rose of Transcarpathia", "Pearl of the Carpathians", "Serednianske", "Promeniste" and others. Today, you can visit the historical cellars themselves, and taste some of the products in them. - Visiting the Holy Intercession Men's Monastery, getting to know the monastery, Christian shrines, the monastery's farm and the cheeses produced here using Italian technologies. - Dinner. - Visiting a gypsy settlement. Acquaintance with his life and traditions, economy, priorities and philosophy of the settlers. - Return to Uzhhorod.
Castle of the Templars
Srednyany wine cellars
Holy Intercession Men's Monastery
What is included?
Transfer along the route
*From each purchased tour, we transfer 10% to the Ukrainian Refugee Support Fund. All profits from press tours are transferred to the reconstruction of Ukraine.
The simultaneous stay of visitors in the hotel lobby not more than one person per 10 square meters of serviceable area is allowed.
Persons can visit hotels and stay there (outside hotel room) only if they wear respirator or face mask (including homemade mask), so that the nose and mouth are covered.
Hotel guests are obliged to keep the 1.5 meters distance.
Online check-in making in advance is recommended to avoid queues at check-in to hotel.
Meals in hotels are provided through meals delivery service to rooms upon prior order or at hotel restaurants situated inside or in open areas, provided the distance of at least 1.5 meters between seats at adjacent tables.
Not more than 4 clients are allowed to stay at the table (excluding children under 14 years old). Unless these tables are separated by a special partition;
Self-serve is not allowed.