About this tour
Raw material tour of Transcarpathia (individual tour)
A fascinating trip to Transcarpathia for all those who want to experience the culture and nature of this unique region, lasting 2 days.
During this tour you will enjoy: The Carpathian Mountains, Transcarpathian castles and towns, tasting cheeses, wines and local cuisine, swimming in a thermal water pool, and getting to know the colorful culture of the local population.
On the first day of the trip, departure from Lviv is at 8.00 am. The first significant stop on the tour is the Schönborn Palace (1895). The style of construction of this noble residence is neo-romantic, combining Gothic and Romanesque motifs. The peculiarity of the palace is that it has 12 entrances (the number of months in a year), 52 rooms (the number of weeks in a year) and according to the number of days in a year, the palace has 365 windows. The magnificent palace garden impresses with rare species of trees planted around a decorative lake. Today, the Schönborn Palace is home to the Karpaty sanatorium.
After a short drive, we get to the Mukachevo Palanok Castle, which is located on a 68-meter-high volcanic mountain. The castle was first mentioned in documents in the XI century, but its current appearance was formed in the XIV-XVII centuries. Palanok Castle has witnessed and participated in many historical events. A walk through the restored halls of the Mukachevo Castle and access to its observation terrace will give you a lot of pleasant emotions. After visiting the castle - lunch.
In addition to the castle, Mukachevo is also worth seeing: The Town Hall (1904), St. Martin's Church (1904) with the Gothic Chapel of St. Joseph (XIV century), the Palace of the Rakoczy Princes (1667), etc.
Then we moved almost to the Hungarian border, namely to the city of Berehove. This almost thousand-year-old city, the majority of the population of which is Hungarian, is famous for its healing thermal waters. In addition to swimming in the thermal water pool and tasting local wines, we invite you to explore the sights of the historic center of Berehove. For example, the Church of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross (1370), the Church of the Reformers (1775), the Palace of the Comitatus Court (1909), the Palace of the Betlen Princes (1629), the Casino (1912).
After this eventful day, you will spend the night in the estates of local residents in Berehove district or in a hotel in Berehove or Mukachevo.
We start the second day with breakfast and departure at 8:00 am. We head to the village of Nyzhnye Selyshche to taste different types of cheese. Local cheese is made using Swiss technology at the Selyshche cheese factory.
Then we go to the village of Mizhhiria, next to which Mount Makovytsia is located. We will take a chairlift to the top of the mountain to see the panorama of the Carpathian ranges. After that, we will have lunch and a short rest.
After that, we will head to the village of Pylypets, which is a famous resort. At a distance of 6 km from the village there is a picturesque waterfall Shipit. This waterfall, where water falls from a height of 15 meters, is a real miracle of nature. Here you can really feel the greatness of nature and its beauty.
The next point of the tour is the village of Verkhnia Hrabivnytsia, where a powerful bunker is located, which was part of the Arpad defense line built by Hungarian soldiers during World War II. You will surely not be left indifferent by a walk through the one and a half kilometer long tunnel.
The length of the route of this trip is approximately 670 km.
Possible days of the excursion are every day (as part of a combined group - every Saturday and Sunday).
Approximate departure time from Lviv is 8:00 a.m. (on the first day).
The estimated time of return to Lviv is 23.00 (on the second day).
This tour is individual (price for 1-2 people)
The tour price includes: travel by comfortable transport, guide support, accommodation.
* Entrance tickets to excursion sites, cheese and wine tasting, meals are paid additionally (per person): - Schönborn Palace: 30 UAH; - Palanok Castle: 100 UAH; - swimming in the thermal pool (Beregovo): 220 UAH); - tasting of local wines: 60 UAH (excursion and tasting); - tasting of cheese and other dairy products: 75 UAH; - deer farm: 30 UAH; - ascent to Mount Makovytsia by cable car (both ways): 100 UAH; - Hiss waterfall: 20 UAH.
5 reasons to choose tour
During this tour, you can expect Carpathian mountains
Transcarpathian castles and cities
Tasting of cheeses, wines and local dishes
Swimming in a pool with thermal water
Getting to know the colorful culture of the local population
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.
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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.