Culture and Food

The Carpathians calling

Green Ukraine. Culture and Food

Immerse yourself in the cultural richness of the Carpathian region: long history, arts and crafts together with the incomparable taste of local cuisine

The Hutsul cuisine

The Hutsul cuisine

The kitchen of the Carpathian region is delicious and very simple to cook.

Christmas in the Carpathians

Christmas in the Carpathians

Visit the Carpathians during Christmas time and feel the spirit of this region: the Holy Night with twelve plates, Christmas carols …

Easter in the Carpathians

Easter in the Carpathians

Lent is a time to make Easter eggs – “pysanka.” In the region of Yaremche each village has its masters.

Pasturage sheep Carpathians

Pasturage in the Carpathians

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.

Wedding in the Carpathians

Traditional Hutsul wedding

Even today gutsuls wear the traditional clothes and riding the horses.

Wooden Churches of the Carpathians

Wooden Churches of the Carpathians

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.

The Carpathian castles

The Carpathian castles

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.

Hutsul dress

Hutsul national dress

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.

The Ethnic Music of the Carpathians

The Ethnic Music of the Carpathians

Gutsuls – the inhabitants of the Carpathians, created a poetic legend about their music.

Entry into the meadows

Entry into the meadows

Great holiday for the locals is the parting of the shepherds in remote mountain pastures.

Mineral waters of the Carpathians

Mineral waters of the Carpathians

Since ancient times, the Carpathian Mountains are famous for their mineral springs that cure.

Garden of the Angelic Songs

Garden of the Angelic Songs

Churches, monasteries and chapels in the Carpathian region is a place where people came at all times.

The Museum of Hutsulshchyna

The Museum of Hutsulshchyna

The collection of artifacts from the museum is represented by rare and valuable works of folk art Hutsulshchyna.

The Carpathian National Nature Park

The Carpathian National Nature Park

This is the first natural park in Ukraine, established in 1980, in the geographic center of Hutsulshchyna – Gorhany and Chornogora.

Interesting facts of the Carpathian region

Interesting facts of the Carpathian region

Even the European princes liked to spend holidays in the Carpathians.