Culture and Food
The Carpathians calling
Immerse yourself in the cultural richness of the Carpathian region: long history, arts and crafts together with the incomparable taste of local cuisine
The kitchen of the Carpathian region is delicious and very simple to cook.
Visit the Carpathians during Christmas time and feel the spirit of this region: the Holy Night with twelve plates, Christmas carols …
Lent is a time to make Easter eggs – “pysanka.” In the region of Yaremche each village has its masters.
As for the tourist it seems to be an old epoch preserved in the countryside of Hutsul land. The atmosphere has its own taste quite unique and fresh in the present century.
Even today gutsuls wear the traditional clothes and riding the horses.
The wooden churches are the most typical manifestation of regional cultural heritage, and perhaps the most valuable source of contribution to the treasury of world art, historical monuments, and finally – the most attractive tourist object.
Fortifications, high walls in the hills, and the bell towers are typical of all the castles. On the basis of some of them there are museums of local history and customs with galleries open for tours.
The Hutsul dress is one of the splendid types of folk dresses in the Carpathians. It is originally colorful with plenty forms and attractively embroidered.
Gutsuls – the inhabitants of the Carpathians, created a poetic legend about their music.
Great holiday for the locals is the parting of the shepherds in remote mountain pastures.
Since ancient times, the Carpathian Mountains are famous for their mineral springs that cure.
Churches, monasteries and chapels in the Carpathian region is a place where people came at all times.
The collection of artifacts from the museum is represented by rare and valuable works of folk art Hutsulshchyna.
This is the first natural park in Ukraine, established in 1980, in the geographic center of Hutsulshchyna – Gorhany and Chornogora.
Even the European princes liked to spend holidays in the Carpathians.