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Week in the Carpathians: Live melody of nature
Dates: 11-17.06, 02-08.07, 06-12.08
Number of days: 8
Cost: 3500 UAH
Ivano-Frankivsk - Verkhovyna - Ivano-Frankovsk
Arriving in Ivano-Frankivsk.
Departure Kolomya - the city, through which the dance got its name and short comic songs kolomyyki.
We walk the updated historical and cultural center of Coloma, and get acquainted with its magnificent buildings of the period of the Austro-Hungarian buildings. We will see the central square of the old City Hall and the churches of different denominations, the oldest theater in the Carpathian region, exquisite villas and public buildings.
The Museum of Hutsul folk art and Pokuttia we will see the unique beauty of things - ceramics, wood carvings, decorated with folk patterns leather belts and axes, Bartko, traditional Hutsul rugs, folk icons - you name it. Also visit the world's only museum and art painting Easter eggs on the eggs, in which collection of over 12,000 Easter eggs.
Moving to CBS. CBS has long been known as a center of folk art, rich in talent and artists - is the real capital of Hutsul folk art. That is just not producing! Here we will visit the Museum of Folk Art, which assembled a wonderful collection of local starozhitnostey.
And with the masters themselves acquainted soon after lunch. We'll see how this comes Kosovo ceramics, as under the hands of the master comes alive and takes the form of a piece of clay, like pottery are so bright and unique.
Moving to the farm, settlement.
Departure for the Valleys.
Everyone can enjoy the wonderful nature of the Carpathians, it is precisely in these places shepherds graze their sheep all summer, leaving the house for a long three months! Everyone will have the opportunity to taste a freshly prepared cheese and feta cheese, and our guide will make sure that we do not get bored!
Museum, "Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors."
Sergei Paradjanov - a great director who has created a new language of cinema, an artist whose art is unique in the world of art. Acquainted with his work and see what interesting things happened on the set in Verkhovyna us and help a local guide. We may even be able to touch some of the exhibits!
Return to the estate.
Waking up and gain strength for a hearty breakfast, we go on a little walk in the mountains. It is not yet Goverla, but the characters themselves feel, no doubt! After all, we are on the highlands of the Carpathians, in a place where it survived almost unique in Europe, an oasis of unspoiled pristine mountain nature.
Here we are waiting for the museum "The trembitarya" - the owner will welcome sounds of his trembita and invite into the house. The house is show and tell all the fun about life Hutsul, invite to try and take pictures in the local outfits - and by trying zatrembitat!
Free time. Here everyone can find something for everyone! Who will go to the bath with fragrant lime-twigs, and who will go on horseback on the picturesque countryside Verkhovyna (elective).
In the wilds of the Montenegrin Mountains, concentrated all the high points of Ukraine - Carpathian six dvuhtysyachnika. Today we will visit the highest of them - beautiful Goverlu!
10:00 Transfer to the foot of Goverla. And here, from which he can see through the top of our beautiful Smereka, educational tourism gradually transformed into an active =)
The yield after the Sun to the ridge of Montenegro. Goverla! So we went up to the unique hill, where there are five points higher in Ukraine. Meet! Unforgettable views are provided to us. Just stand and look around.
Lunch on the mountain
Return to the farm and the long-awaited vacation!
Free time to hike in the mountains or relaxing by the river. For those who want - an exciting river rafting swift waters of the Black Cheremosh, optional.
Visit the Kryvorivnya - also called "Ukrainian Athens." In his time here as there were Ivan Franko and Lesia Ukrainka, Michael Gnat and Kotsjubinsky Khotkevich, Basil Stefanik and many other creative people. It is here Kotsjubinsky wrote the novel "Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors", and after half a century, made his famous film of the same name Sergei Paradjanov. We will visit the Museum of Ivan Franko, and visit the real home-citizens, which once starred movie stills.
Sycamores - lizhnikarstva capital (domestic woolen blankets, tapestries, carpets with patterns):
We learn the story of the birth lizhnikovogo art, as well as get acquainted with the technique of making yarn for blankets, and the bravest will be able to master this knowledge svomi hands.
Return to the estate.
Free time - walking, swimming, picking berries.
For those who want - climb to the top of yet another beautiful, 2000 Pop Ivan, or the famous Montenegrin Montenegro. Its summit is crowned by an old Polish observatory, and on the way to see the new breathtaking Ukrianskih Carpathians (even a little bit of Romanian J in good weather) - optional
Tour of the unique museum of folk musical instruments. Here we will be able to listen to funny stories and playing various musical instruments from Mr. Roman Kumlika - the gay rights throughout the Western Ukraine! The owner himself gathered a collection of over 30 years - and people's clothes made of linen and leather, and painted clay plates, and the Hutsul axes, Bartke, and banknotes of different times.The greatest variety of different collection of musical instruments: violin, trembita, cymbals, drymba, accordions, a special pride of the owner - Hutsul bagpipe-duda.
Moving to Bukovel - the largest ski resort of European level in Ukraine. Walking around the resort. Here everyone will find something for yourself, riding the elevator with a tour of kreyselnom panorama of mountains, colorful restaurants, trails for biking, horseback riding and ATV.
Moving in with. Manyava. Tour of Manyavsky monastery - the monastery of the XVI century., Surrounded by stone walls of defense, hiding in the woods on the steep bank of a small river. A cozy, quiet place will take you to the hoary antiquity that saw the wooded slopes of the Carpathians. Here, time has no power.
Moving to the Ivano-Frankivsk and final tour of small town.
City tour, which is also called "eastern gate Carpathians." Stanislavov was founded in 1661 and began with the Market Square and Town Hall, which survived to this day. In its further development have found the imprint of the Renaissance town-planning ideas of the "ideal city" - they are embodied in the planning of the suburb, its streets, churches and stone houses. Sometimes even a city called "little Lions".
The last moments before the train - and farewell to those so rich an inexhaustible wealth of his edge. And, hopefully, a desire to return here again and again!
Discount for children (5 to 14 years):
10% - with an adult
25% - with two adults.
The price includes:
Living in the 2,3-double rooms with private facilities;
3 meals a day;
Guided tours and entrance fees;
Transportation services under the program;
Maintenance of a company representative / tour guide along the route
The price does not include:
train tickets to Ivano-Frankivsk and back
1-person room in the room - UAH 450 surcharge.
All furniture is from wood