About this tour

Eco-excursion in Transcarpathia is a unique and unforgettable journey, during which you can see the traces of the Knights Templar and hear the secret of the ruined castle: border-box;">the ruined castle; visit the 460-year-old "home" of wine and taste its best samples; get acquainted with the monastery life and taste natural Italian cheeses in a monastic dwelling; get acquainted with the gypsy settlements in the mountains of Transcarpathia and its unusual inhabitants.

An eco-tour of unusual places in Transcarpathia takes about 7 hours. Bus trips 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, others in the Middle Danube Lowlands.

Tour dates: Every Monday

Tour program:

- Departure from Uzhhorod.

- Exploring the ruins of one of the most mysterious castles in Ukraine (XI-XVI centuries) - the Templar Castle. Secrets of the fortress and its former inhabitants.

- Visiting legendary historical wine cellars. The most interesting tour and tasting of vintage wines. Serednyansky wine cellars are one of the oldest in Europe, their total length is more than 4.5 km. They were carved in 1557 by captured Turks in solid rock - tuff. Today, the cellars are fully owned by the Serednyansky winery, which in its time has repeatedly won prizes at international competitions. The most famous vintage wines of the plant are "Rose of Zakarpattia", "Pearl of the Carpathians", "Serednyanske", "Radiant", etc.

Today, you can tour the historic cellars themselves and taste some of the products in them.

- A visit to the Holy Protection Monastery, acquaintance with the monastery, Christian shrines, the monastery's economy and cheeses produced here using Italian technologies.

- Lunch.

- Visit to a Gypsy settlement. Familiarization with its life and traditions, economy, priorities and philosophy of the settlers.

- Return to Uzhhorod.

Paid additionally: Wine tasting in the ancient cellars - 120 UAH/person; Lunch - approximately 100-120 UAH/person; Personal expenses; Assignment of a specific place in the bus for a tourist - 100 UAH/person.

5 reasons to choose tour


Visit Transcarpathia - a healing land of Ukrainian nature


Listen to interesting stories from our guides


See the castle of the Templars


Visit historic wine cellars


To see how the Roma live in Transcarpathia, their settlements, daily life

Key landmarks


Castle of the Templars


Srednyany wine cellars


Holy Intercession Men's Monastery

What is included?

Transfer along the route

Transfer along the route

Professional guide

Professional guide

*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.